COVID-related school closures creating a ‘lost generation:’ Report

Article content The kids aren’t alright. Article content Canadian students just won’t have the skills employers need because of education disruptions created by the pandemic, according to a report. The paper from Express Employment Professionals — A Lost Generation: How Pandemic School Closures and Remote Learning Threaten to Widen the Skills Gap — says even […]

Cops seek suspect in North York sex assault

Article content Police are hunting an assailant after a teenage girl was sexually assaulted in an elevator in North York. Toronto Police responded Oct. 13 at 2:50 p.m. to a call for a sexual assault in the Finch Ave. W.-Bathurst St. area. A man sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl while the two were in an […]

The concept of hybrid warfare: origins, application, counteraction

MOSCOW, 18 Oct 2021, RUSSTRAT Institute. In recent years, the conceptual framework in the field of modern conflicts has undergone significant changes. New concepts and doctrines are emerging. However, some of them are transformed in a rather unique way. In particular, this applies to such concepts as “hybrid warfare”. This term in Russia can often be heard from […]

Russia brings the CIS to a new level of integration

MOSCOW, 18 Oct 2021, RUSSTRAT Institute. The meeting of the CIS Council of heads of states on October 15 showed how new global and regional threats raise the issue of closer integration of post-Soviet countries, going far beyond trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian ties. The summit responded to all the most pressing challenges the Commonwealth […]

Thousands take part in Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission from purchases made through links on this page. Article content Thousands of runners took part in downtown Toronto’s first in-person 10-kilometre run in two years on Sunday morning. Article content COVID restrictions permitted a maximum of 5,000 participants to […]

Teen charged, another sought in Christmas Eve shooting in Brampton

Article content Peel Police charged an 18-year-old man for the attempted murder of a man in Brampton last Christmas Eve. Article content Cops responded to a call about a shooting from a home on Hubbell Rd., near Heritage Rd. and 5 Sideroad, at 5:45 p.m. on Dec. 24, 2020. When officers arrived, they found a […]

Police seeking suspect after woman shot in Whitby

Article content A suspect is sought in the early morning shooting of a woman in Whitby. Article content Durham Police responded to a call around 3 a.m. about a disturbance at the Kendalwood Plaza at Dundas St. E. and Kendalwood Rd. When officers arrived, they found a 26-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound. She […]

BRAUN: Christmas shoppers to face shortages thanks to pandemic

Breadcrumb Trail Links Canada Author of the article: Liz Braun This Nov. 21, 2020 file picture shows shoppers wearing masks at the Eaton Centre Photo by REUTERS /Toronto Sun Article content  If you want to celebrate Christmas with gifts, a tree and all the trimmings, you should start shopping now. Advertisement Story continues below This […]

ODDS AND ENDS: Lucky fish fried and other offbeat offerings

Breadcrumb Trail Links Weird Author of the article: Eddie Chau A TikToker taught her husband a lesson by frying up his expensive lucky fish. Photo by Screenshot /TikTok/miakurniawan01 Article content TIKTOK USER GETS BACK AT HUBBY BY FRYING UP HIS LUCKY PET FISH Advertisement Story continues below This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your […]

Fighting Traffick: Human trafficking in your backyard

WARNING: This story contains graphic content related to violence and abuse, and may be disturbing to some readers. If you or someone you know may be a victim of human trafficking, you can call the Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-833-900-1010 “We lost two girls through that place right there,” Megan Walker said pointing out a fast food […]