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Economy, International, Society

Puppies, COVID-19, crime

Those three words may seem like a strange connection, but something is happening in society to bring them together Since the pandemic has obliged large numbers of people to spend much or most of their time at home isolated and/or »


Ontario police crack major gang, another raid nets millions in pot plus zebras

Police in Toronto, Canada’s largest city have announced they’ve broken up a major criminal gang. An initial investigation into a city gang, led to a year-long multi-city investigation into shootings, murder, attempted murder, drug dealing and human trafficking. The network »

Health, International, Society

COVID-19: Bringing out the good and the bad in people

In times of crisis, society usually comes together in a spirit of helping. Sadly there are also those who attempt to profit from the misfortune of others or otherwise attempt to take advantage of the situation for personal gain. On »

Economy, Politics, Society

Alberta proposes harder line on trespassers

In rural areas throughout Canada, farmers feel they’re being targeted by both thieves and animal rights activists. There have been many incidents of animal rights activists breaking into farms across the country. Because of the usually remote location, police are »


Ottawa woman attacked at resort in Mexico

The family of a Canadian woman says she’s lucky to be alive after the 29-year-old was viciously attacked in her Cancun hotel room on the first night of her vacation in Mexico. Lexie York was beaten to the point she »


Canadian retiree found slain at his residence in Mexico

Mexican officials say a Canadian retiree who once served as an honorary consul in Mexico has been found slain at his residence in the Caribbean resort of Cancun. The attorney general’s office for Quintana Roo state said Sunday that 62-year-old »


Manhunt for fugitive teens moves to wilderness of northern Manitoba

Heavily armed police officers in northern Manitoba are on the lookout for two teenagers accused of murdering three people in Northern British Columbia and then driving across half of the country before ditching their getaway car near a remote Indigenous »


Police-reported crimes rose in 2018, but homicides decreased, report

The annual report from Statistics Canada on police-reported crime in 2018 came out today and it shows an increase for the fourth consecutive year, but other crimes are, on the contrary, on the decline. Police-reported crime is measured by both »

Economy, International, Society

York police seize millions in assets of alleged crime syndicate, many arrests

York Regional police in Ontario (just north of Toronto) say it’s the bigges anti-crime operation ever. Called Operation Sindicato, the police made over a dozen arrests including several members of what they call the Figliomeni Crime Family. The group is »

International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Online hatred growing in Canada, warns rights advocate

The massacre at two mosques in New Zealand has renewed calls for more action against hatred in Canada. Police-reported hate crime rose 47 per cent in 2017 over the previous year to 2,073 crime. Most of the increase targeted Muslim, »