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October 12, 2018 11:05 PM Peel Regional Police Chief Jennifer Evans is retiring

The News also reached out to members of the Police Services Board for comment, but has yet to get a response. In 2015, she raised the ire of some community members when she defended Peel’s controversial carding policy and rejected her police board’s direction to suspend the practice until the province had studied it and come up with its own guidelines 42

October 7, 2018 10:23 PM Vote counting begins in Cameroon presidential election

Gun fighting between the military and separatists began Saturday in at least six towns and villages including Nkambe, Mamfe and Kumbo. Several buildings have been burned, including residences where voting material was thought to have been stored. Several armed men had been killed by military in the Southwest region, Governor Bernard Okalia Bilai confirmed 15

September 29, 2018 6:57 PM Catalan separatists clash with police as tensions mount

“The separatists are kicking us out,” said national police officer Ibon Dominguez, who attended the march. “They are kicking the national police and Guardia Civil out of the streets of our own country.” The police march was organized by the police association JUSAPOL, which wants Spain’s two nationwide police forces, the national police and Civil Guard 7

September 25, 2018 11:20 PM European Ryder Cup will wear yellow ribbons in memory of slain golfer

Sergio Garcia, who along with Jon Rahm is representing Spain on this year’s European Ryder Cup team, noted Barquin Arozamena’s death on Twitter last week. Barquin Arozamena, 22, exhausted her college eligibility last season, when she became just the second Cyclones golfer to earn medallist honours at a conference tournament and advanced to the NCAA regional 10

September 22, 2018 3:39 AM Hotel workers fear condo conversions threatening jobs

Wieditz said the hospitality sector is one of the few providing unionized jobs with decent wages to a workforce largely comprised of women of colour. That’s also part of the reason he believes the issue has been given short shrift, compared to the closure of places like the Mr. Christie’s factory in Etobicoke in 2012. There, the city rejected developers’ 13

September 7, 2018 1:48 PM Iran, Russia and Turkey presidents meet for summit to discuss Syria’s future

“The fires of war and bloodshed in Syria are reaching their end,” Rouhani said, while adding that terrorism must “be uprooted in Syria, particularly in Idlib.” Each of the three nations has its own interests in the years-long war in Syria. Iran wants to keep its foothold in the Mediterranean nation neighbouring Israel and Lebanon. Turkey, which backed 14

August 21, 2018 6:30 PM Plane reportedly carrying rapper Post Malone blows 2 tires on takeoff, will try emergency landing

TETERBORO, N.J.— A plane that blew two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport was circling over Connecticut before what authorities said would be an attempt to make an emergency landing at an airport in Massachusetts. TMZ reports the plane is carrying rapper Post Malone, who performed last night at the MTV Video Music Awards in New York. The Gulfstream 17

August 11, 2018 1:36 AM Ex-Blue Jays pitcher Esteban Loaiza pleads guilty to drug charges

Loaiza attorney, Janice Deaton, declined to speak with reporters after leaving the courthouse. The hurler played for several professional teams between 1995 and 2008, including the Toronto Blue Jays, Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox. He had a 21-9 record with the White Sox in 2003 and started in the All-Star 17

August 8, 2018 3:51 PM Man dies after altercation with Canada Border Services Agency officers in Calgary

CALGARY—A foreign national is dead after going into medical distress during an altercation with Canada Border Services Agency officers Tuesday in Calgary. In a press release Wednesday morning, CBSA Prairie Acting Regional Director General Nina Patel said “an altercation took place between the individual and the two CBSA officers on board a flight from Calgary 19

July 24, 2018 3:23 PM Peel police find two grenades in well-known Mississauga park

Peel Regional Police are looking for witnesses or video after two grenades were found in a well-known Mississauga park. Police said in a statement it’s still not known whether the discarded grenades are “inert or live” as they are both still being analyzed. Police say the “military ordnance” were located in Garcia Park, on Whitehorn Ave. in the area of Britannia 14