Peel Regional Police employees will join their law enforcement partners to run, walk, cycle and rollerblade alongside Special Olympians in the annual Catherine Heaney Memorial Torch Run for Special Olympics on Thursday June 1, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.The event is supported by the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police. Peel Regional Police is the officialRead More
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Canada division of Graco is recalling 1,393 “My Ride 65” model car seats with potentially defective harness restraints. The recall affects certain “My Ride 65” model car seats manufactured between May 14, 2014 and July 30, 2014. Only seats with specific “webbing tag codes” and dates of manufacture have been recalled. The recalled seats haveRead More
The Canada Revenue Agency has fired an employee for the biggest single privacy breach ever detected involving confidential taxpayer accounts. The employee improperly accessed the accounts of 38 taxpayers in detail, and briefly accessed another 1,264 accounts using a search function to find surnames and postal codes.
An Ontario family that took a hospital to court over complications during their daughter’s birth has been awarded $5.2 million. The money will help Jaye and Robert Butler cover medical costs related to their 10-year-old daughter Sarah, who was born with cerebral palsy. In 2007, Jaye Butler gave birth to twins at the Royal VictoriaRead More
London: An unmarried couple was stoned to death in public in Mali, in the first such incident since jihadi groups were driven out of the region. According to a reports appearing in the Guardian, Jihadis seized key northern cities in Mali in March 2012, and though they were driven out by a French-led military interventionRead More
Rome : The Senate, the upper house of Italy’s Parliament on Wednesday approved a controversial bill introducing the crime of torture with 195 votes in favour ,eight against and 34 abstentions. The bill was amended with respect to the version approved by the Lower House in April 2015 and now returns to the lower houseRead More
A woman has been rushed to hospital after being pulled from a two-alarm house fire in a semi-detached home on Mount Fuji Crescent, Brampton. The fire broke at around 11:15 a.m.Crews arrived to find smoke throughout the home and visible flames. Platoon Chief Ed Davis said that the fire appears to have started inRead More
Jagmeet Singh, long a star among the NDP ranks of the Ontario legislature, embarks later today on a bid to replace Tom Mulcair as the party’s leader in Ottawa -a quest that could make him the first non-Caucasian to helm a major federal part. Singh is holding an event in his riding in Brampton atRead More
Government sources say cabinet will soon consider giving all employees in Ontario a minimum number of sick days, increasing annual paid vacation from the two-week minimum, boosting the minimum wage to $15 an hour, and enhancing protections for workers in the most low-paid and vulnerable jobs.