Racism and vitriol at Liberal and NDP events has Jagmeet Singh worried about Canada

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he still feels safe knocking on doors in Canada, despite protesters yelling racist slurs and threats at recent Liberal and NDP events. But he’s worried about growing divisions in the country. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau canceled plans to attend a Liberal party fundraising dinner in Surrey, BC., this week, citing … Read more

Justice Minister Tyler Shandro orders Edmonton mayor to boost policing downtown and on transit

Alberta Justice Minister Tyler Shandro is using his authority under the Police Act to direct Edmonton Mayor Amarjeet Sohi to boost policing in the city’s downtown and transit system. In a letter to Sohi on Tuesday, Shandro outlines his concerns around a sharp increase in violent crimes and disorder. Shandro has directed the mayor to … Read more

George Street reopens to traffic after a suspicious package found in front of Peterborough City Hall

A suspicious package left in front of Peterborough City Hall on Thursday afternoon was removed by Ontario Provincial Police officers. Around 1 pm the suspicious package was discovered and City Hall, which had just reopened following Saturday’s storm and power outage, was evacuated and closed for the rest of the day while city police investigated. … Read more

Ontario Liberal candidate withdraws, party three short of a full slate

The Ontario Liberals have lost another candidate with one week to go until voting day. Leader Steven Del Duca says Audrey Festeryga has withdrawn her candidacy in Chatham-Kent-Leamington and will no longer appear on the ballot for the Liberals. The development means there are now three ridings in which the Liberals aren’t running a candidate … Read more