Now you see it. Now you don’t. Up until this week, a small encampment flourished in a small patch of grass at the corner of Strachan and Douro Sts. in Councillor Joe Cressy’s ward. Runner Michelle Clarke told the Toronto Sun that the encampment’s residents were “very aggressive” and she witnessed sex acts in addition to drug use when she walked by.
Month: September 2020
Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic we should all be concerned that Canada continues to have the highest unemployment rate among G7 nations. Particularly so since, prior to the pandemic, the boast that Canada’s economy was leading the G7 was a never-ending source of self-congratulation for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his cabinet ministers and the Liberal caucus.
The global markets have spoken. And so have the oddsmakers. Moments after Tuesday night’s bruising Trump-Biden presidential debate, the world weighed in on who won and who lost. Judging by the closely watched betting markets, score one for the blue team.
Last week it was reported that the RCMP had charged one Shehroze Chaudhry, a 25-year-old Pakistani-Canadian, with faking his involvement in the Islamic terrorist group ISIS. Chaudhry, who was apparently away in Pakistan for school between 2013 and 2016, Arabized his social media name as ‘Abu-Huzayfah’ upon his return to Canada, claiming he had been away fighting alongside the Islamic State.
LOS ANGELES — A suspect already jailed on suspicion of carjacking was charged on Wednesday with opening fire on two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies as they sat in their patrol car, an attack that was caught on videotape. Footage of the Sept. 12 ambush on the two deputies was broadcast widely and became part of the U.S. presidential race after both candidates called for the gunman to be dealt with harshly.
Last night’s debate between U.S. President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden may have convinced Americans to move north of the border. Google searches in the U.S. for the terms “move to Canada” and “how to move to Canada” skyrocketed last night, hitting their peak at around 10 p.m. Eastern time, right as the two candidates were locked in their grim battle.