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After a Toronto widow Lost $450,000 to a fake lover online, police are urging people to be more cautious of unknown numbers and addresses. Odds are many readers have an inbox full of e-mails from sketchy addresses asking them to click a link. Learn how to spot scams before they have the chance to ruin your life.
By: Elliott Williams Toronto Police is still searching for a suspect involved in a shooting of a fare collector at a subway station five years ago. On February, 2012, an armed man shot a TTC employee at Dupont station in the neck and shoulder after hesitating to give him cash. In a press conference
Brent Hawkes, a leading Canadian LGBTQ activist and pastor, has been found not guilty in his trial for gross indecency and indecent assault in Nova Scotia. He was acquitted by Judge Alan Tufts, who said that although the plaintiff in the case gave “vivid testimony” during trial, it was contradicted by other evidence and the
Toronto marijuana advocates are working with police to find common ground in efforts to make Toronto pot dispensary employees more confident in dialing 911 if robbed.
Michael McLellan, a spokesperson for the Toronto Dispensary Coalition, said that raids by the police paint dispensaries as “easy targets for robberies” as owners and operators are often hesitant to call police out of fear of being raided by the feds.
McLellan said in a news release that a more affective approach would be for the police to “work collaboratively” with the city’s dispensaries.
An employee of Toronto’s Queens of Cannabis medical marijuana dispensary, also blames these “violent” police raids for the string of robberies carried out over the last seven months.
By: Natalie Dixon & Lia Richardson There has been a rise in hate speech in Canada and America since Trump’s win. People have tweeted racial slurs, taken part in violent acts at Trump protests and verbally attacked individuals. Here, you can see what some Canadians think about how the recent election affects racism.