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Court rejects proposed class action lawsuit against Waterloo Regional Police

Court rejects proposed class action lawsuit against Waterloo Regional Police

CTV Kitchener Published Friday, July 13, 2018 7:02PM EDT Last Updated Friday, July 13, 2018 7:14PM EDT A judge has ruled against the plaintiffs in a proposed class action lawsuit against Waterloo Regional Police. They accused the force of gender-based bullying, violence and sexual misconduct. One of those plaintiffs was Angie Rivers, a constable with Waterloo Regional Police. She claimed male officers made sexual advances, questioned her competence and refused to provide her with backup during dangerous calls. “I first started out internally,” Rivers says. “Then I went to theRead More


Parts of Windsor-Essex deemed ‘child care desert’ in study

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Parts of Windsor-Essex are a “child care desert” according to a new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The report says Windsor has the seventh lowest coverage out of 28, with 67 per cent of children living in an area parched for available child care. Across the country, the study suggests 776,000 Canadian children live in areas devoid of available daycare spaces.  Forty four per cent of all school-aged children are living in “child care deserts.” The authors say the report attempts to map, for the first timeRead More


Court documents indicate McArthur was at ‘low risk’ to reoffend after 2003 assault trial

Court documents indicate McArthur was at 'low risk' to reoffend after 2003 assault trial

Kayla Goodfield, CTV News Toronto Published Wednesday, June 27, 2018 8:17PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, June 27, 2018 10:34PM EDT A pre-sentence report and psychological assessment presented during sentencing in a 2003 assault case involving alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur, indicated there was a “low risk” he would reoffend. The assessment noted that he showed “absolutely no signs of psychopathy.” CTV News Toronto is one of several media organizations that acquired these court documents, relating to the sentencing hearing on April 11, 2003. The documents indicate that the Crown advisedRead More


Quebec Charter of Values a factor in radicalizing foreign fighters: study

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Five months after Shayma Senouci left Quebec to join Islamic State fighters (ISIS) in Syria, she wrote a long email to her friends back home. She told them that she felt she didn’t belong in the West and that she had an obligation to emigrate to a Muslim country. “I left because I felt imprisoned in this country, I felt dirty and deadly, an accomplice for the killings and the humiliations of Muslims worldwide,” the young woman wrote. Senouci also shared that the debate surrounding the Quebec government’s proposed CharterRead More


Red Cross ships fridges, freezers to evacuated communities of Pauingassi and Little Grand Rapids

Red Cross ships fridges, freezers to evacuated communities of Pauingassi and Little Grand Rapids

Ahmar Khan, CTV Winnipeg Published Sunday, June 17, 2018 4:09PM CST Last Updated Sunday, June 17, 2018 5:38PM CST After hundreds of fridges and freezers were destroyed or damaged during wildfires that struck Pauingassi and Little Grand Rapids First Nations the Canadian Red Cross is filling the void. The humanitarian organization is sending nearly 800 fridges and freezers to the two communities to help residents resume normal lives. The appliances were deemed not fit to use, as they were sitting dormant for weeks with rotten food and chemicals inside makingRead More


Calvin Nimoh found guilty in fatal stabbing of cancer researcher

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Kayla Goodfield, CTV News Toronto Published Friday, June 8, 2018 7:36PM EDT Last Updated Friday, June 8, 2018 8:15PM EDT Calvin Nimoh has been found guilty in a random stabbing that left cancer researcher Mark Ernsting dead back in December 2015. The jury handed down their verdict inside a Toronto courtroom on Friday evening one day after deliberations began. Nimoh attempted to plead guilty to manslaughter last month but prosecutors rejected his plea as the defence argued he did not have the presence of mind for murder. The Crown laterRead More


‘We were worried that was going to be the end’: Dog attacked by beavers in Fort Saskatchewan

‘We were worried that was going to be the end’: Dog attacked by beavers in Fort Saskatchewan

A pit bull is lucky to be alive after he was attacked by a group of beavers in Fort Saskatchewan, according to a local wildlife expert. Gabbie Andrews was walking her three dogs on a trail near the Highway 15 bridge when three beavers attacked eight-year-old Kilo in the North Saskatchewan River. “As he was chasing the stick in the water, [Kilo] and his daughter must have ran into a beaver dam that we didn’t see because it was under the mud,” Andrews told CTV News. Kilo required 42 stitches:Read More


Man faces slew of charges going wrong way on 401, SIU investigating

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CTV London Published Thursday, May 31, 2018 3:27PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 31, 2018 5:46PM EDT A 20-year-old Lambton County man is facing numerous charges after going the wrong way on the 401 near Dutton. OPP say the incident happened Tuesday morning around 9 a.m. He is charged with the following: • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle • Driving with more than 80 mgs of alcohol in blood • Driving while disqualified • Refuse to provide breath sample at road side  • Possession of a schedule I substance Read More


Police say Ont. restaurant bombing 'complex case'

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Regina setting cannabis zoning regulations

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The City of Regina is closer to knowing where cannabis retail stores will go in the city after councilors approved a report on Monday. The administration will begin reworking the bylaw to be finalized in June, as the province will be issuing six cannabis retail store permits in Regina. Council voted to not allow cannabis retail stores to set up within one block or 600 feet of certain zones frequented by youth. The downtown area is approved for discretionary use, meaning any stores that want to locate there, must firstRead More