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 […]

In loss, NDP candidate calls for alternative voting system

In his loss to the Liberal candidate in Scarborough Centre, Monday night, the NDP candidate called for a change from the first past the post federal election system. Wilson conceded defeat to Salma Zahid, who won the riding with a 5,661 plurality, or more than 51 per cent of the vote. Roxanne James, the Conservative, came in second with about 30 per cent of the ballots, while Wilson polled about 12 per cent for third place. In losing, Wilson called for a new voting system.