Navdeep Bains’s announcement that he will be marching in this weekend’s Toronto Pride parade for the first time comes with a confession — the federal cabinet minister admits he should have done it sooner.
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Seven Brampton residents and two from Mississauga were among those rounded up during wide-sweeping early-morning raids across the GTA and beyond Thursday morning (June 21) including a 61-year-old Brampton woman accused of conspiring to traffic firearms.
“That’s a lot of money sitting in those accounts. We have to make sure this doesn’t happen again,” said Caledon trustee Frank Di Cosola.
A federal Crown attorney was accused Thursday of misleading a judge in order to cover up for a dirty cop and trap thorn-in-the-side Toronto defence lawyer Leora Shemesh into committing perjury.
Local libraries, trail to benefit from funding.
On Nov. 26, 1992 an armed man entered a Burlington bar and cornered a small group of employees. Customer Mark Nimz made a fateful decision to charge the man, believing the gun wasn't real after it failed to fire the first time. He was shot point blank. The gunman continued to rob the bar before fleeing. Despite six witnesses, the bullet that killed Mark, and a thorough description of the suspect, the killer has never been found.
Now that summer has finally arrived, Peel Health is offering some advice to help residents keep their cool.
A 16-year-old Mississauga boy has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a young man fatally stabbed at a graduation party.
Five new pedestrian crosswalks to be installed to improve safety.