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Aga Khan warns extremism is becoming a ‘disaster’

Aga Khan speaks to Canadian parliament on June 27, 2014

OTTAWA – The Aga Khan says religious extremism is on the rise in several countries around the world and in some countries it borders on a “disaster.” He made the comment in a wide-ranging historic speech to both houses of the Canadian parliament on Thursday in Ottawa. The Aga Khan was greeted with a long, […]

February 27th, 2014 | Posted in Canada,Top Stories | Read More »

Canadians say Justin Trudeau would make best Prime Minister

Justin Trudeau is still the favourite for PM post.

TORONTO, ON – Justin Trudeau’s surprise announcement to boot Liberal-appointed Senators from the Liberal caucus appears to be a popular move, but it has failed to earn him any more votes, according to a new Ipsos Reid poll conducted for CTV News. But a far higher number of Canadians say Trudeau would make the best prime […]

February 9th, 2014 | Posted in Canada,Top Stories | Read More »

Aga Khan to make historic speech to Canadian parliament

The Aga Khan gives and address during ceremonies associated with the Aga Khan museum and park in Toronto.

OTTAWA – The Aga Khan, Ismaili Muslim spiritual leader, has been invited to make a historic address to the Canadian parliament, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Friday. The Aga Khan has already been honoured with the Order of Canada, honorary citizenship of Canada and has been bestowed with six degrees by five Canadian universities for […]

February 8th, 2014 | Posted in Canada,Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

Bieber repeatedly struck limo driver in back of head

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TORONTO – Bad boy Justin Bieber struck a limo driver in the back of the head repeatedly while riding in the vehicle with five other people, Toronto police said after the pop star surrendered to cops. “In the course of the altercation, a man struck the limousine driver on the back of the head several […]

January 30th, 2014 | Posted in Canada,Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

Police probe shooting of 24-year-old man

DURHAM – Police have initiated a special probe into the shooting of a 24-year old man outside a business premise in downtown Oshawa early last Wednesday as he attempted to resist arrest. The captured man, Shawn Jonathon Alves, of no fixed address, is currently in hospital where he is being treated for injuries. He faces […]

December 30th, 2012 | Posted in Canada,Community,More News,Top Stories | Read More »

Missing “Linda” reunited with family in Delaware

TORONTO – Linda Hegg, 56, of Newark, Delaware, who was reported missing last September, was safely reunited yesterday with her family in the United States. Hegg entered Canada by bus and walked into a downtown Toronto shelter to seek assistance on September 5. She had no identification and could only remember her first name as […]

December 19th, 2012 | Posted in Canada,Community,Health,More News,World | Read More »

Cops seek female con artists who preyed on Chinese seniors

TORONTO – Detectives have appealed to the public for help in arresting three women suspected of conning elderly Chinese women into giving them a bagful of money and jewelry in exchange for a spurious blessing to protect their families from harm. According to the police investigation, three women of Chinese origin, aged between 42 and […]

December 6th, 2012 | Posted in Canada,Community,More News,Top Stories | Read More »

$4 million marijuana grow op busted

TORONTO –Police last week smashed a $4 million clandestine, marihuana grow operation in an industrial /commercial complex, in the Dufferin /Dupont Street area. The grow operation contained 4,000 soil- based plants grown in serious fire hazardous conditions. Toronto Hydro ordered that the haphazard electrical service to the entire premises be disconnected in order to remove […]

December 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Canada,Community,More News,Swine Flu | Read More »

Ontario man posed as cop to lure woman into sexual affair

LONDON, Ontario – A 45-year-old man was arrested this week after a woman complained that he had sourced the internet for her personal details without her knowledge while impersonating a police officer on a dating website. According to the woman, the suspect, Perry Lambert of St. Thomas, had posed as a London Police constable, and […]

November 30th, 2012 | Posted in Canada,Top Stories | Read More »

Second suspect arrested in Salvation Army theft-for-sale fraud

TORONTO – Police arrested a second suspect this week in connection with an investigation into the sale-for-profit of a trailer loads large-scale number of stolen items allegedly donated to the Salvation Army. In a search of a commercial warehouse in Brampton on Wednesday detectives seized an additional 26 skids including toys, school supplies, cleaning products […]

November 30th, 2012 | Posted in Canada,Community,More News,Top Stories | Read More »