Highest percentage of female grads in latest cop class

Toronto Police Class 1503 had its highest percentage of female graduates on Thursday. The graduating class is 48 per cent women, with more than a third being a visible minority. It’s 18 per cent up from last year, an achievement the force is apparently proud of. “It’s nice to see such a diverse graduating class,” said police services board […]

Afghan women remember their sister’s fight for rights

Whenever sisters Malale Maiwand and Bashera Mohammed gaze at the stars, they remember their beloved sister, Sitara Achakzai. Sitara is the Pashto word for star. “We are immensely proud of our youngest sister,” Maiwand said at her home in Markham, Ont., just before Remembrance Day this week.