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Two killed in plane crash at Algonquin Park

Two men in their 20s are dead following the crash of a small plane in Algonquin Provincial Park near Haliburton. According to the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre, the Cessna 150 took off from Buttonville Airport in Markham yesterday, and intended to return there; instead, it crashed early this morning. There is no known cause for Read More

Ontario Premier addresses Ghomeshi sex abuse claims

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has addressed the allegations made against former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi. This follows the move by Toronto Police to investigate claims of physical and sexual abuse that led to his firing from the public broadcaster. Wynne says she is open to looking into the issue of workplace sexual harassment. A Read More

Canada drop first airstrikes on Iraq in anti-ISIS mission

Canada has launched airstrikes in Iraq for the first time in their mission to combat ISIS militants. A statement by National Defence Minister Rob Nicholson says that two CF-18 jets dropped bombs over the area of the city of Fallujah. This is the same city where US soldiers faced the heaviest fighting in the decade-long Read More

Guelph woman with ties to Ethiopian community missing for two months

An Ethiopian woman who has been missing for nearly two months has the community and police puzzled with her disappearance. 39 year old Seble Dietrich, was last seen July 10 leaving her home and driving to her business, a coffee shop called Sidamo Café in downtown Guelph. Police say  she was driving her 1999 red Read More

Ottawa cleaning company mistaken for another caught up in discrimination case

It’s a huge case of mistaken identity. An Ottawa based business says its been receiving hate mail because its name is similar to the company that was charged with discrimination by Ontario’s Human Rights Tribunal. The owner of Ottawa Valley Carpet Cleaning, George Monsour, says his company has nothing to do with Ottawa Valley Cleaning Read More

Federal multiculturalism minister hit with racist remarks

Canada’s multiculturalism minister was the target of racist comments while at a tennis court in Ottawa recently. Minister of State for Multiculturalism Tim Uppal tweeted about the incident saying, “A woman leaving the tennis court looked at me and my wife and said ‘Are they members? Why can’t they play in the day – they Read More

Migrant worker speaks on alleged harsh conditions before dying in Quebec farm

The death of a temporary foreign worker at a farm in Quebec is raising questions about the quality of working conditions for migrants. Ivan Guerrero, who came to Canada from Mexico, had drowned while working at the farm in the town of Ormstown in May, but police considered his death to be an accident. After Read More

Ottawa cleaning company forced to pay in racism case

An Ottawa company has been ordered to pay thousands to a man they refused to hire because he was black. Ontario’s Human Rights Tribunal ordered Ottawa Valley Cleaning and Restoration to pay Malek Bouraoui 8,000 dollars for saying they only hire white men. The court heard Bouraoui applied for the job and received a call Read More

Vandalized statue of Oscar Peterson in Ottawa restored

A bronze sculpture of legendary Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson looks like new after hoodlums vandalized it on Tuesday. Surveillance footage of the National Arts Centre in Ottawa shows two people with a spray can, spraying his eyes. When discovered by the centre, his eyes were sprayed gold. The footage has been handed over to Read More

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