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Toronto’s gay village residents react to arrest of serial killer suspect

One of Toronto’s best-known drag queens says Thursday’s arrest of a suspect in the murders of two gay Toronto men, with possibly other victims yet to be named,  would not have happened without the LGBTQ community’s persistent pressure on Toronto police to solve these cases. Matt Coccia, who performs as Katinka Kature, was reacting to the announcement of murder charges against Bruce McArthur, 66, a self employed landscaper.

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RBC ‘relieved’ hostages in Vaughan bank branch shooting are safe: statement

A peaceful day in a Vaughan, Ontario plaza turned into a dire situation Wednesday when a man entered an RBC bank branch with a gun and took 13 people hostage.

York Regional Police got the call at around 1 p.m. and arrived at the Royal Bank branch at Dufferin Street and Major Mackenzie Drive West shortly after.