EDITORIAL: Race-crime stats must be objective

We support, with reservations, the Toronto Police Services Board’s expected decision later this month to overturn a 30-year ban on gathering and releasing race-crime statistics. It was originally imposed because of concerns the release of such data unfairly depicted blacks as disproportionately involved in crime. In 1989, then-North York police superintendent Julian Fantino, later to […]
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Man struck by cement truck suffers serious injuries: Toronto police
Emergency crews were called to Keele Street and Lawrence Avenue West just before 11 a.m. for reports of a collision.
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Durham officer accused of punching prisoner
A Durham Regional Police court officer has been charged with the alleged assault of a prisoner. Police say an altercation occurred on July 12 at Central East Division in Oshawa. The inmate was being escorted into the cell block area when he was allegedly punched. The man was not seriously injured. Sgt. Paul McCurbin, 55, […]
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Trudeau describes willingness to work with Saskatchewan in Moe meeting account
The Prime Minister's Office said Trudeau is willing to work with Saskatchewan on a number of issues following a meeting Premier Scott Moe described as disappointing.
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Quebec investigates after suspect collapses while in custody of Longueuil police
A driver and passenger were taken to the police station and, as they were being jailed, the passenger collapsed and went into convulsions.
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1 sent to hospital, 2 dogs killed after fire damages Kanata home
Firefighters received a 911 call from a neighbour reporting smoke coming from a home at 426 Meadowbreeze Drive at around 1 a.m.
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Report: Google will offer chequing accounts
Google plans offer chequing accounts run by Citigroup and a credit union, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.
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‘Days of our Lives’ cast reportedly released from contracts
If the show is renewed for Season 56, all the actors will have to renegotiate new contracts.
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Mediation breakdown leaves Co-op Refinery workers feeling ‘frustrated’
Despite mandatory mediation being in place, members of Unifor Local 594 say no progress has been made with their employer.
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Missing Stony Plain man’s stolen identity used by another man who is now dead: RCMP
"This other person died of natural causes and they discovered his identity — William Cuthbert's identity — on this male," RCMP Const. Shelley Nasheim explained.
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Snowplow likely to blame for Waterloo fire truck delay at LRT crossing
An LRT maintenance snowplow was near the crossing, according to the company which manages the LRT ION system.
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Fanged mouse-deer spotted after being thought non-existent for 30 years
The species weighs around 10 pounds and appears to run on the tip of its hooves.
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Drilling association forecasts almost no growth in 2020 oilpatch activity
The stand-pat forecast is more positive than one released two weeks ago by the Petroleum Services Association of Canada.
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Bill Kelly: The federal leaders’ debates need a reboot
This past election underscores the need to revamp the leaders' debates process, says Bill Kelly.
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WARMINGTON: Comments about Don Cherry, hockey on The Social spark outrage
A comment describing hockey players as “white boys” and “bullies” on The Social TV show has got thousands on social media white hot. In fact, many are calling for Jess Allen to be removed from the CTV show. So much so, the hashtag #FireJessAllen was trending Wednesday on Twitter. “Come on @TheSocialCTV @CTVToronto. Hold the […]
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Police investigate suspicious death in northwest Edmonton
Police were in the area of 133 Avenue and 140 Street in the Wellington neighbourhood on Wednesday morning, where officers said they were investigating the death of a female.
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Saskatchewan RCMP search for prisoner who escaped in the Yorkton area
Saskatchewan RCMP is asking the public for help in locating prisoner Zachary Walter Hahn after he walked away from a work crew on Nov. 7.
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St. Catharines officer who broke nose of suspect trying to grab gun cleared by SIU
The SIU says the suspect was smoking a crack pipe and carrying a knife in broad daylight.
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Trump ‘not watching’ impeachment hearings, spokesperson claims
Trump opened Wednesday by lashing out on Twitter at the inquiry and the two career U.S. diplomats who are testifying.
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Hillary Clinton says ‘many, many, many people’ are urging her to run for president in 2020
Clinton replied that she wants to see President Donald Trump 'retired' and is 'going to be helping our side try to put together the strongest possible campaign, which will be difficult'
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80-year-old woman dies after being struck by truck in St. Léonard
Police said it remained unclear whether the woman was in the process of crossing the street when she was struck.
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Dancer's Black Like Me embodies a word and the controversies surrounding it
Q&A: Seattle-based contemporary dancer Jade Solomon Curtis confronts a notorious (and it's not that N-word) slur through a multimedia performance and post-show audience dialogue
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After months of refusal, Legault agrees to inquiry on Desjardins data hack
The commission, set for Nov. 21, will examine how the personal information of millions of customers was stolen.
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Coroner's inquest scheduled for B.C. man shot by RCMP near Slocan
Peter John de Groot was involved in a confrontation with RCMP in October 2014 and fled into the bush. He was found in a cabin four days later and police have said he was shot and killed by an officer after he pointed a rifle at them.
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Debates commissioner suggests separate federal debate for major-party leaders
The debates commission is preparing a report on its work, which it must present to Parliament by March 31.
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Peterborough woman charged with assault at fast-food restaurant: police
Police say the accused and the male victim did not know each other.
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Greta Thunberg to sail again after climate talks relocate to Spain
The catamaran will take roughly three weeks to reach Spain, where Thunberg hopes to arrive in time for the next round of U.N.-sponsored climate talks
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Durham police sergeant charged with assaulting prisoner
Police said the alleged incident happened on July 12 when a prisoner was allegedly punched while being escorted into the sally port at the Central East Division.
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National Bank boss rules himself out of race to succeed Sabia at Caisse
“My responsibility is to lead National Bank, and this will be my only priority over the next few years,” said Louis Vachon.
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City asks for cooperation from motorists as snow removal gets underway in Montreal
The city of Montreal is reminding drivers to respect no parking signs, as snow removal operations get underway.
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Majority of Canadians believe climate change education falling short of expectations: study
Fifty-one per cent of Canadians feel well-informed about climate change, but 43 per cent failed a climate knowledge test, according to a recent study.
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Youth charged in Toronto apartment hallway shooting that injured 5 people
Toronto police say the young person, who cannot be named, was arrested after police raided a home in Barrie, Ont., on Monday.
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Once-troubled lender Home Capital Group saved by Buffett bounces back
Home Capital has doubled this year to become the sixth-best performing stock on the S&P/TSX Composite Index.
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Nova Scotia appoints former chief justice as conflict of interest commissioner
Joseph Kennedy has been acting commissioner since July 31, 2018 and brings more than 40 years of legal experience to the position.
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Camila Cabello announces 2020 ‘Romance’ tour, 3 Canadian dates
The 'Havana' singer's sophomore album, 'Romance,' is scheduled for a Dec. 6 release worldwide.
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Costco warns of fake coupon 'scam' circulating on social media
Costco is warning customers about an online scam involving a fake $75 coupon that’s being shared on social media.
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Montreal documentary festival RIDM challenges status quo — and itself
With more than half of its films directed by women, and more than 60 per cent of its filmmakers younger than 40, the festival is committed to expanding the range of visions on screen.
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Lebanon protests ramp up again with blocked highways, closed schools
Schools and universities were closed and banks remained shuttered -- a reflection of the deepening political and financial crisis the tiny country faces.
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Peterborough man charged in break and enter at Lansdowne Street plaza: police
Officers responded to a complaint of a suspicious man allegedly trying to open the back doors to businesses.
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Anglophone South District Education Council set to vote Wednesday on controversial budget
Education Minister Dominic Cardy bypassed the DEC and approved the budget, already rejected twice by the council.
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The problem with diamonds is they keep getting cheaper
The lower prices and a glut of the type of stones that go into a discount-store engagement ring or pair of earrings have pushed the global diamond trade into crisis.
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Cat banished to solitary confinement after breaking friends out of Texas animal shelter
Quilty the cat caused chaos at a Houston, Texas, animal shelter after repeatedly breaking his feline friends out of their room.
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Virtual reality teaching about N.S. group home abuse transforms shame into respect
"It makes me shake my head .... They're just kids, and they're having to struggle through so much."
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