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July 17, 2018 1:19 PM Civil rights group urges government to help Canadian on trial in Germany for denying Holocaust

OTTAWA—A civil liberties group is urging the Canadian government to end the “unjust and immoral” imprisonment of Monika Schaefer, a German-Canadian woman on trial in Germany for publishing videos denying the Holocaust. The Ontario Civil Liberties Association says it’s concerned about Canada’s apparent unwillingness to come to the aid of Schaefer, who it describes 8

July 15, 2018 10:41 PM Surrey woman alleges racial profiling after being asked for ID at her townhouse complex’s pool

SURREY, B.C.—A Surrey woman says she wants to help educate the public about racism after a member of her townhouse complex’s staff requested her family show ID when they were using the pool. Guerda Henry, who is Black, says she believes the incident at her complex is an episode of racial profiling against her family, adding it was not the first occurrence 7

July 13, 2018 9:49 PM A cop stopped a woman for speeding — then flipped a coin to decide whether to arrest her

Brown says she didn’t record the actual speed at which Webb had been driving. She then can be heard saying, “Hold on,” as she opens a coin-flip app on her phone. Officer Kristee Wilson suggests that heads should mean arrest and tails should mean release. Brown agrees and flips the coin in the app. But then Wilson suggests a police code for arrest, and the two can be heard 11

July 13, 2018 5:57 PM Canada Post supervisor says sorry to woman after mail carrier eats her tomatoes

CTV Montreal broadcast footage earlier this week from a security camera showing the mail carrier eating the fruit, and resident Paula Habib told the TV network she initially thought squirrels were responsible for the larceny. Habib called the postman’s behaviour “rude” but said Friday she is happy with the way Canada Post has dealt with the matter 13

July 11, 2018 2:58 PM Ted Arnott is the new Speaker of the Ontario Legislative Assembly

McKenna (Burlington), returning to Queen’s Park after a four-year hiatus, had hoped to make to make history as the first woman to become Speaker. She was elected in 2011 and then defeated in 2014 before making a comeback on June 7. Nicholls (Chatham-Kent-Leamington), a former deputy speaker, had wanted to bring his experience as a baseball umpire and basketball 10

July 10, 2018 7:51 PM Two people charged in shooting and collision in the Annex

A white sedan was also seen fleeing the area, police said in a news release Tuesday. The 23-year-old man was arrested around 10:30 p.m., and the woman was taken into custody shortly after 1 a.m. The shooting victim, taken to the hospital with serious injuries, is expected to recover, police said. Jermaine Hall, 23, and Drucella Oduro, 21, are each charged 7

July 10, 2018 2:34 PM Kerber, Ostapenko to meet in Wimbledon semifinal

LONDON—Angelique Kerber reached her third Wimbledon semifinal after converting her seventh match point to beat Daria Kasatkina 6-3, 7-5 on Tuesday, setting up a meeting with former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko. Ostapenko became the first Latvian woman to make the last four at the All England Club with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Dominika Cibulkova 9

July 10, 2018 2:34 PM MPPs electing new speaker by secret ballot Wednesday

Burlington MPP Jane McKenna, who has returned to Queen’s Park after a four-year hiatus, would like to make history as the first woman to become speaker. McKenna, elected in 2011 then defeated in 2014 before returning after the June 7 vote, said she’s seen the highs and the lows of politics. “I remember how I felt the first time I entered the Legislature 5

July 10, 2018 3:36 AM Two victims injured after shooting and collision in the Annex

Police have found an abandoned vehicle in a nearby location, as well as a firearm. They said the vehicle in the collision hit a tree as well as the pedestrian. They also said two occupants of the vehicle ran south toward an alley. Police arrested one man around 10:30 p.m., but no charges have been laid. They are still searching for the other occupant 8

July 9, 2018 3:56 PM Ladies, here’s how to DIY your first financial plan

By producing income from your investments such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and real estate. Net worth is what you have left over after subtracting your liabilities (what you owe) from your assets (what you own). To grow it, you must reduce your liabilities and grow your assets. Growing your net worth is the foundation of any solid financial plan; so let the measure 9