‘Completely unacceptable’: Patrick Brown outraged over release of sex offender in Brampton

Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown says he demands answers from the federal government after Peel Regional Police announced that a woman with multiple sexual assault convictions will be living in the city. Peel police said 36-year-old Madilyn Harks, formerly known as…

‘Thanks for nothing’: Regina residents bid farewell to Capital Pointe hole

Nearly 50 people gathered at the site of what was promised to be Regina’s tallest building to say goodbye to the Capital Pointe hole on Saturday. Paula Krasiun-Winsel organized the so-called “funeral” for the downtown eyesore. She wanted to make…

Toronto charity packs emergency kits for victims of Cyclone Idai

A Toronto charity spent much of Saturday packing emergency kits for those affected by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique and Zimbabwe. GlobalMedic, which works to assist countries in the aftermath of natural disasters, packed around 2,200 emergency kits to send to…

Priest stabbed during mass at oratory leaves hospital; suspect to be charged

A Catholic priest who was stabbed as he was celebrating mass at Montreal’s St. Joseph’s Oratory on Friday is expressing gratitude for the support he’s received from the public. Father Claude Grou was released from hospital Friday night after suffering…

Creditor protection granted to Rothmans, Benson & Hedges in $15B Quebec lawsuit

Rothmans, Benson & Hedges has become the third tobacco company to receive a temporary reprieve from compensating 100,000 Quebec smokers after securing creditor protection in an Ontario court on Friday. Imperial Tobacco Canada and JTI-Macdonald Corp. were both granted creditor…

Toronto mayor condemns far-right rally planned for Saturday

Mayor John Tory has condemned the “ideology and tactics of white supremacists” ahead of a far-right rally that is scheduled for Saturday afternoon in downtown Toronto. The group Pegida, a far-right, anti-Islam group, said on social media that it will…