Hong Kong’s No. 2 official says security law allows freedoms

HONG KONG (AP) — Marking the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to Chinese control, a top city official defended the national security law imposed by Beijing and said Thursday it would be used further in the coming year to ensure stability. Hong Kong Chief Secretary John Lee said the law stipulates that human rights be […]

Lawyer: Marine played minor role in soldier’s hazing death

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A defense attorney for a U.S. Marine told jurors Wednesday that he played a minor role in the hazing of a U.S. Green Beret and should not be found guilty of murder and other crimes in the soldier’s death. Speaking inside a Navy base in Virginia, Marine Lt. Col. Timothy Kuhn […]

Young girl seriously injured after being struck by car in Scarborough

A young girl has been seriously injured after being struck by a car in Scarborough. Police were called to Kennedy Road and Village Green Square near Highway 401 just before 7 p.m. The girl, believed to be under five years old, has been transported to a trauma centre by emergency run in serious condition. Roads […]

Giuliani backs Republican challenger to Georgia governor

ATLANTA (AP) — Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani is endorsing a Democrat-turned-Republican who’s challenging Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp in the state’s 2022 Republican primary. Giuliani spoke to reporters Wednesday before headlining a fundraising dinner for former state Rep. Vernon Jones in Atlanta. Jones was on the outs with his party when he shot to […]

E. Coli at three Toronto beaches nixes swimming

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA News Tuesday’s near record rainfall spikes levels at 3 of 11 public beaches Author of the article: Scott Laurie Publishing date: Jun 30, 2021  •  21 minutes ago  •  1 minute read  •  Join the conversation Lifeguards are back on duty at Sunnyside Beach on Saturday, June 5, 2021. Photo […]

TRUDEAU’S ELECTION BLINDSPOT: Why the Indigenous vote matters

Article content WATCH BELOW as political strategist Warren Kinsella points out Prime Minister Justin Trudeau‘s new election blindspot: The Indigenous vote — and its allies. What do you think? Should the embattled community vote against the PM? Sound off on Twitter and Facebook. And don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube Channel.

Police seek public’s help in suspected traffic-related death

Article content As part of an appeal for the public’s help in a sudden-death investigation, investigators have released the identity of a man who died earlier this month after being found on a road in the city’s east end. Article content Police now believe the man was hit by a vehicle and the incident is […]

Third man charged in Brampton woman’s murder

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA Crime Abdulla Kaddoura, 28, was arrested Tuesday in London, Ont. and charged with first-degree murder Author of the article: Bryan Passifiume Publishing date: Jun 30, 2021  •  3 minutes ago  •  1 minute read  •  5 Comments Abdulla Kaddoura, 28, charged with First-Degree Murder in connectionw ith the Aug. 13 […]

Black WWII vet, 99, receives long overdue Purple Heart

Article content A Black veteran of the Second World War finally receives the Purple Heart — nearly 77 years after he was wounded during the Battle of Normandy. Article content Osceola “Ozzie” Fletcher, 99, didn’t receive the medals upon his return home because he is Black. Fletcher was injured when his truck was hit by […]

CNE appealing for help as it struggles with another summer sidelined

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA Reopening Canada PostPandemic Ontario News The summer staple is even considering a GoFundMe campaign to stay afloat Author of the article: Scott Laurie Publishing date: Jun 30, 2021  •  8 hours ago  •  2 minute read  •  24 Comments The 138th annual edition of the CNE on Friday, Aug. 25, […]