Peel Regional Police say a pedestrian has life-threatening injuries after being hit by a vehicle in Mississauga Wednesday afternoon.Emergency crews were called to Westminster Place and Willowbank Trail, near Tomken and Burnhamthorpe roads, at around noon.Police said a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and was pinned underneath.The...
Toronto Police have released a photo of the suspect vehicle seen driving ‘aggressively’ away from the scene of a shooting during the day on Saturday.Police said crews were called to the Weston Road and Highway 401 area at 3:42 p.m. Saturday for reports of a shooting in a...
From the street, it looks like just another Kabul compound, but that’s the point. The families inside don’t want to be found. They’re hiding from the Taliban who patrol the city in their pickups.Occupied by former employees of Canada’s military mission in Afghanistan, the compound is self-contained so...
The general leading Sudan’s coup has vowed to usher the country to an elected government. But Abdel-Fattah Burhan has powerful allies, including Gulf nations and a feared Sudanese paramilitary commander, and he appears intent on keeping the military firmly in control.Burhan first gained prominence in 2019, when he...
Ribbons honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls were found in a Calgary park’s trash bin on Tuesday.They were cleared from an area that is now being used as the Field of Crosses, which pays tribute to veterans leading up to Remembrance Day. Read more: Outrage after Indigenous...
Lawyers for Indigenous child welfare agencies in Manitoba argued in court Tuesday that the provincial government misappropriated more than $250 million meant for vulnerable Indigenous children in care over a 13-year period.A four-day civil trial is being held in Winnipeg this week after the agencies sued the government...
Waterloo Public Health says COVID-19 outbreaks were declared on Monday at a sports bar in Cambridge and Conestogo Public School in Woolwich.In a rare move, the agency named the location of the outbreak, saying there are five cases connected to an outbreak at Junior’s Sportsbar and Grill. Read more:...
Ontario is reporting 269 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, the smallest increase in cases since early August. The provincial case total now stands at 598,110.For comparison, last Tuesday saw 328 new cases with the previous Tuesday at 390 showing a week-over-week drop. On Monday there were 326 new...
An Apsley, Ont., man is facing drug-impaired driving and other charges after an incident outside a business in Peterborough late last week.According to the Peterborough Police Service, around 7:30 a.m. on Friday, officers responded to a report of a man slumped over in a vehicle parked outside a...
A Kingston woman now holds the top executive position at a national cannabis reform advocacy group.Jennawae McLean has been named the executive director for the Canadian chapter of NORML, National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws.McLean said she’s excited to take on the role and hopes to help...