A Canadian Armed Forces reservist faces charges related to child pornography after Toronto police executed two search warrants on March 10.
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From the parade square at Danforth Tech, Alina Farrukh can see the loftiest of goals.
“You get to learn about clouds and stuff that I would not learn at home or with any other program,” Farrukh said.
Farrukh, 14, says her ultimate goal is to get her pilot licence through the Royal Canadian Air Cadets and to pursue her dream to fly air force aircraft.
When was 18 and in the Canadian Armed Forces, Ron Raby remembered going sleepless for days while stationed in the town of Soest, West Germany. It was 1953, during the Cold War.
“We had to sleep in tents, in weather below 45 degrees,” Raby said.
In the days leading up to Remembrance Day, Nick Fusca takes time to remember comrades from the War in Afghanistan.
“On my last tour, in 2006, we had six soldiers in my (brigade) who were killed in Afghanistan,” Fusca said.
Fusca particularly grieves for his good friend, Pte. Mark Anthony Graham, 33, who was killed in a friendly-fire incident on Sept. 4, 2006, in Afghanistan.
“A couple of those guys were close friends of mine,” he added. “To me, Remembrance Day is very important in remembering them and supporting their families.”
Canada’s Christine Gauthier, paracanoe legend, places fourth in Rio after a storied career on the water. Looking forward, she hopes to inspire young Canadians to come forward and participate in her sport, which has been added to the Paralympics for the first time.
The Toronto Zoo finally has a name for its new polar bear cub. Fourteen-week-old Juno was revealed to the media on Thursday morning during a naming event. The female cub was able to roam around briefly in her maternity area and outside den.