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Man charged after crashing into Huntsville, Ont., Tim Hortons drive-thru sign, hydro pole – Barrie

A 29-year-old man has been charged after he crashed into a Tim Hortons drive-thru sign and hydro pole on Friday evening, OPP say. According to police, a car travelling at a high rate of speed crashed in the Tim Hortons parking lot at the corner… Read More »Man charged after crashing into Huntsville, Ont., Tim Hortons drive-thru sign, hydro pole – Barrie

‘The same sadness and more lives lost’: Frontline workers reflect on 5 years of B.C.’s overdose crisis – BC

“It’s tough days,” Guy Felicella says as B.C. marks the fifth anniversary of declaring the overdose crisis a public health emergency. Felicella lived with addiction and found his way out and now works as a harm reduction advocate. He says it remains difficult to hear the monthly statistics… Read More »‘The same sadness and more lives lost’: Frontline workers reflect on 5 years of B.C.’s overdose crisis – BC

Toronto man who twice fled from Peterborough police arrested by high-risk unit in parking lot – Peterborough

An arrest has been made in connection with police pursuits in Peterborough in late March and last week. According to the Peterborough Police Service, the accused is currently bound by a release order not to occupy the driver’s seat of a motor vehicle. Read more:… Read More »Toronto man who twice fled from Peterborough police arrested by high-risk unit in parking lot – Peterborough

‘Project Renewal’ confiscates $7M worth of cannabis plants in Belleville, Ont.

A joint-forces investigation into illegal drug sales in Eastern Ontario has turned up thousands of cannabis plants, this time in Belleville, police say. On Sunday, officers involved in “Project Renewal,” including Belleville police and OPP’s organized crime enforcement bureau, east region officers and the joint… Read More »‘Project Renewal’ confiscates $7M worth of cannabis plants in Belleville, Ont.

Liberals set to debate universal basic income, pharmacare at national convention – National

Grassroots Liberals have taken up Prime Minister Justin Trudeau‘s call to “build back better” with gusto, coming up with a host of proposals to make Canada’s economy more equitable, more inclusive and more environmentally sustainable. The top 42 of them are up for debate and… Read More »Liberals set to debate universal basic income, pharmacare at national convention – National

Calgary officer justified in fatally shooting man who tried to rob him at knifepoint in 2018: ASIRT – Calgary

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team has ruled that a Calgary Police Service officer used reasonable force when he shot and killed a man during an attempted armed robbery in Bridgeland-Riverside three years ago, according to a news release issued Wednesday. Read more: Man shot… Read More »Calgary officer justified in fatally shooting man who tried to rob him at knifepoint in 2018: ASIRT – Calgary