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Starbucks facing $ 1 million lawsuit after alleged assault

Starbucks facing $ 1 million lawsuit after alleged assault

Shannon Mishimagi says all she wanted was to feel safe again. The 23-year-old student and former Starbucks barista claims that, instead, she was scheduled to work under a supervisor about whom she had complained to management, alleging he had physically assaulted and threatened her. According to a report in The Toronto Star, Shannon Mishimagi, a Ryerson student, has filed $1-million ... Read More »

Archdiocese looks to raise $3 million, bring in 100 Syrian refugee families

Archdiocese looks to raise $3 million, bring in 100 Syrian refugee families

One hundred more families, three-million more dollars and an infinite well of compassion will be the Archdiocese of Toronto’s response to photos of three-year-old Alan Kurdi’s tiny, lifeless body lying on a Turkish beach. Cardinal Thomas Collins said the Gospel calls for Christians to feed, clothe and shelter those fleeing violence and war, regardless of religious affiliation. Read More »

Man arrested in two attempted abductions : Police

Man arrested in two attempted abductions : Police

A man has been arrested following the attempted abduction of a two-year-old-girl in Stanley Park on Monday – just three days after a strikingly similar abduction attempt in the park. It happend around 2:00pm on Monday afternoon, when police say a man grabbed a two-year-old near Lost Lagoon. Read More »

City of Toronto cancels $20 million worth of parking tickets because of slow court process

City of Toronto cancels $20 million worth of parking tickets because of slow court process

The City of Toronto has withdrawn approximately 880,000 disputed parking tickets because it would cost too much time and money to put them through the court system. The statement says the tickets “represent less than three percent of all tickets issued between 2002-2014, and includes tickets for which a trial request had been submitted or a retrial ordered but no ... Read More »

Toronto teen charged for carrying bomb-shaped alarm clock in carry-on

Toronto teen charged for carrying bomb-shaped alarm clock in carry-on

A 15 year old is facing three charges, including mischief after causing a panic at Pearson International Airport in Toronto. Security at Toronto Pearson airport spotted the clock — shaped like a bundle of dynamite sticks — and evacuated a screening area for two hours, summoning the police just before 5 p.m., according to Peel Regional Police. Read More »

Elections Canada : New Poll shows 40 per cent of voters think NDP, Liberals, Tories are basically the same.

Elections Canada : New Poll shows 40 per cent of voters think NDP, Liberals, Tories are basically the same.

What’s the difference between the NDP, Liberals, and Conservatives? It seems a good chunk of Canadian voters don’t really know, according to a new Ipsos poll. Four in ten (40%) eligible voters in Canada ‘agree’ (9% strongly/31% somewhat) that ‘all of the major political parties are basically the same’, according to an Ipsos poll conducted on behalf of Global News. ... Read More »