Tag Archives: toronto

How to secede from Ontario

So what if Toronto became a province? Why would that be a bad idea? Regardless of the arguments for and against, Toronto can never become a province unless there is a lawful way to that goal, and there are several. In…

Killer cop seeks funds for appeal

Peter Edwards Staff Reporter A Toronto police officer who ran up a $1.2-million legal aid bill while on trial for his mistress’s murder is now seeking taxpayer funding to appeal his conviction. Richard Wills is scheduled to appear Tuesday at…

Two charges dropped against shopkeeper

Jennifer Yang Staff Reporter Kidnapping and weapons charges were dropped this morning against a shopkeeper who was arrested for detaining a suspected shoplifter. However, David Chen still faces charges of forcible confinement and assault after he and two employees at…

Omar Khadr case cost Ottawa $1.3 million

 Allan Woods Ottawa Bureau Michelle Shephard National Security Reporter Published On Thu Oct 29 2009 Ottawa has spent more than $1.3-million fighting against Toronto-born captive Omar Khadr, who has been held at the U.S.-run Guantanamo Bay detention centre for seven…

Omar Khadr ‘innocent’ in death of U.S. soldier

By Michelle Shephard Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr was buried face down under rubble, blinded by shrapnel and crippled, at the time the Pentagon alleges he threw a grenade that fatally wounded a U.S. soldier, according to classified photographs and defence…

Citizen’s arrest

Guest Blogger Pulat Yunusov It’s one of the cases that gets ordinary people all riled up. A chronic criminal, Anthony Bennett, who some say stole from Chinatown stores for years finally got caught. A hard-working store owner, Mr. Chen, aided by…