Animal rights activists picket at courthouse against accused operator of Nova Scotia puppy mill

A small group of people brought signs and their dogs to the Kentville Law Courts Tuesday in a show of support for the criminal charges laid against an accused puppy mill operator. Karin Robertson made a brief appearance in court,…

Kenney government supports Calgary safety task force, opposes provincial gun ban

The Alberta government says it supports Calgary city council’s initiative to tackle the growing issue of drug-related gun violence and crime. A notice of motion from Mayor Naheed Nenshi and Coun. George Chahal went before council on Tuesday, proposing that…

Nova Scotia police watchdog to investigate Halifax police involvement in Santina Rao assault

Nova Scotia’s police watchdog has announced they will investigate an incident that Santina Rao says left her with a broken wrist, a concussion and injuries to her neck and arms. Rao, 23, alleges she was physically abused by Halifax Regional Police (HRP)…

Toronto father reacts to fatal shooting of 15-year-old son

January 21 2020 4:10pm Abdullah Khosrawi speaks with reporters on Tuesday, a day after his son, Safiullah Khosrawi, was fatally shot after leaving school. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) {…

Father of 15-year-old fatally shot near Toronto high school believes son was innocent victim

The grieving father of a 15-year-old shot to death just blocks from the family’s Scarborough home believes his son was minding his own business while walking home from school when he was accidentally shot. “We heard two guys fighting and…