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Toronto lawyer disbarred, accused of cheating legal aid


Human trafficking raids lead to multiple arrests in Toronto


TDSB to slash $7 million in latest round of budget cuts

Durham high school teachers go on strike as talks with province continue

Labour disputes in Durham Region have resulted in high school teachers walking off the job today. More than 1,500 secondary school teachers and 500 occasional teachers headed to the picket lines, forcing the closure of 22 public secondary schools and affecting about 24,000 students. All extracurricular activities, field trips and school events have been cancelled. Read More

Mark Saunders to be Toronto’s first black police chief

Mark Saunders has made history by being officially named as Toronto’s first black police chief. The 32-year veteran is also Canada’s second police chief of Jamaican descent, the first being Winnipeg’s Chief Devon Clunis. Speaking to the media this morning, Saunders talked about the significance of being the first black chief of police in the Read More

Public school teachers’ strike looming in Durham, other boards

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has threatened to strike across seven school boards, beginning with Durham. Negotiations are still ongoing and will continue into the weekend if necessary. However, in the event that a deal can’t be reached, 24,000 students and their parents will need to plan ahead. The board says they’re working Read More

New Toronto police chief to be revealed soon, say reports

Toronto could find out the city’s newest police chief as early as this weekend. Among the favourites is Deputy Chief Peter Sloly, who now enters his 25th year with Toronto Police. Sloly was previously part of a UN peacekeeping mission in Kosovo, and has sat on the boards of community organizations such as YMCA of Read More

Four in custody after mass shooting at Driftwood Avenue townhouses

Four men in their 20s have been charged after a shooting yesterday evening that injured five people. The incident occurred before 6pm at a townhouse complex on Driftwood Avenue, and police say one of the victims, a man in his 20s, suffered from life-threatening injuries, but was revived in hospital. Three of the suspects were Read More

Eaton Centre shooter Christopher Husbands sentenced to life without parole for 30 years

Christopher Husbands, the suspect in the Eaton Centre shooting, has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 30 years. In December, Husbands was found guilty of two counts of second-degree murder in the June 2012 shooting that left two men dead and five other people injured. He has also been Read More

Toronto strikes new deal with union, discusses carding issue

The Toronto Police Services Board has ratified a new four-year contract with the Police Association, in what was Chief Bill Blair’s last meeting before his term ends. The board chair Alok Mukherjee praised the new deal with the union. The board meeting also discussed the newly revised community engagement policy, which states that officers cannot Read More

Black Torontonians vow legal action over new carding measures

Several members of the black community have voiced their displeasure with proposed new changes to the police “carding” policy. In fact, many concerned community members are threatening to pursue legal action should the changes be approved. They insist that the new policy is regressive and therefore does not relieve the issue and surrounding tension. This Read More

Toronto lawyer disbarred, accused of cheating legal aid

A Toronto lawyer has been disbarred this week after the Law Society of Upper Canada found him guilty of personal misconduct last year. A report from the Toronto Star says Munyonzwe Hamalengwa was accused of intentionally overbilling the Ministry of the Attorney General for his own personal profit. In October 2014, the Law Society claimed Read More

Toronto police update Donald Beckles murder case

Toronto police have released an update into the murder of 46-year-old Donald Beckles in Rexdale last week. Surveillance footage showed suspects fleeing the scene of the crime. Homicide Detective Murray Barnes says the father of two was not involved in any criminal activity, and was only targeted because he was the first person seen by Read More

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