‘That guy doesn’t deserve to drive anymore after this’: Toronto family ‘devastated’ after alleged drunk driving death

A Toronto family says they are “devastated” after a young man’s life was cut short due to the reckless decisions of an allegedly drunk driver on Canada Day. Gregory Girgis, 26, died at the scene of the crash near University Avenue and Wellington Avenue West. Another pedestrian, a 32-year-old man, was transported to the hospital […]

Vaughn Palmer: NDP leadership race provides opportunity to raise old growth, fracking and LNG issues

Breadcrumb Trail Links Politics Opinion columnists Opinion: John Horgan’s pending retirement provides an opportunity to challenge his compensation on environmental issues. The LNG Canada construction site, showing the construction of an LNG storage tank in the foreground, as of April 2021. PNG article content VICTORY — As potential NDP leadership candidates decide whether to run, […]

Bayern Munich defends controversial sponsorship with Qatar

BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich is realizing that all publicity is not necessarily good publicity. Bayern chief executive Oliver Kahn defended the German soccer club’s controversial sponsorship deal with Qatar on Monday, saying he was confident their partnership had helped bring about positive change in the oil-rich Gulf state. “I think a lot has happened,” […]

With COVID-19 on the rise, Quebecers lack tools to manage risk, doctors say

Breadcrumb Trail Links quebec News Local news “We don’t have enough data for people to make informed decisions,” said Dr. Matthew Oughton, an infectious disease specialist at Jewish General Hospital. Judy Morris, president of the Quebec Association of Emergency Physicians. Photo by Pierre Obendrauf /Montreal Gazette article content With several hospital emergency rooms over capacity […]

Irving Abella, Who Documented Canada’s Denial Of Jewish Refugees In World War II, Dies At 82 – National | Globalnews.ca

Historian Irving Abella, co-author of a seminal book on the Canadian government’s refusal to accept Jewish refugees fleeing the Holocaust, has died. Abella passed away on Sunday, the day after her 82nd birthday, after a long illness. He was born and raised in Toronto, and completed his bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees at the University […]

Family of Child Abduction, Sexual Assault Survivor Shares Emotional Trauma at Sentencing Hearing – Edmonton | Globalnews.ca

WARNING: This story contains details that may be disturbing to some readers. The family, friends and pastor of an eight-year-old girl who was kidnapped and sexually assaulted in Edmonton in March 2020 shared their grief with the court Monday morning, as victim impact statements were read during the defendant’s sentencing hearing. The girl, who cannot […]