Thirty-two people have been charged and 16 victims have been saved in a cross-country effort to crack down on human trafficking. Fifty-three police forces and nearly 400 officers across Canada worked in co-ordination to carry out Operation Northern Spotlight Tuesday, Oct. 18.
One in five Canadians will experience a mental health issue or illness in their lifetime, according to the Canadian Mental Health Association. Whether they are dealing with stress or depression, one in five Canadians will toss and turn all night or wander through their day — frustrated, sad, or afraid.
I think any opportunity to teach girls and boys about awesome female role models and the importance of gender equality is a good one. But part of me is thinking that if you want to celebrate women or a woman’s achievement, why not do it today, tomorrow, any day and everyday?
Premier Kathleen Wynne and the provincial government have committed $100 million over three years to carry out Walking Together, a long-term plan to end violence against indigenous women.
A man is in custody in connection with a string of church break-ins in East York. Police report on Feb. 20 a church at Donlands and Cosburn avenues was broken into overnight. The church was ransacked and property stolen. Five days later, a church at Greenwood and Cosburn avenues was also broken into, police say. […]
En route to Bermuda from Toronto, Air Canada flight 942 turned around and made an emergency landing Wednesday at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.
The annual Agnes Macphail Public Speaking Contest is taking place tomorrow, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. in the True Davidson Council Chambers of the East York Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell Ave.