Canada Crime

What Kind Of Monster Would Feed Meat To An Elephant?

Sangita Iyer | Posted 05.26.2017 | Canada Impact
Sangita Iyer

In the good old days, most Hindus did not eat meat, however, things changed after people from India began migrating to western countries. People can eat whatever they want, but the audaciousness of religious institutions to feed meat to a herbivorous animal, that too a cultural icon glorified as the embodiment of Lord Ganesh, is simply intolerable.

Ontario Teenagers In Custody After Violent Home Invasion

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2017 | Canada

A man is fighting for his life after being shot.

American Who Flew To Canada For Sex With 14-Year-Old Gets 7 Years

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.11.2017 | Canada Alberta

The 30-year-old pleaded guilty.

Suspect In Custody After 3 Women Killed In Quebec

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2017 | Canada

A man was also wounded.

Canada's Justice System Is Crumbling As Cannabis Raids Continue

Dana Larsen | Posted 03.13.2017 | Canada Politics
Dana Larsen

Considering this justice system crisis, cannabis should obviously be the lowest priority for police and the courts, but it's not. Not only are police launching more raids against dispensaries than ever before, but ridiculous charges for small-scale "cannabis crimes" are continuing from coast to coast.

Addressing The Child Poverty Chasm Begins At Home

Lianne Castelino | Posted 03.08.2017 | Canada Parents
Lianne Castelino

Child poverty should make us all ashamed. Every single day that it continues to be a stark reality in this country should make each of us stop, think and be moved to action.

Race Data Key To Ending Racial Profiling Among Canadian Police

Siavash V. | Posted 02.28.2017 | Canada Politics
Siavash V.

The collection and dissemination of race-based statistics is essential to the examination and elimination of any racial disparities that may exist. By remaining uncommitted to this initiative, Canadian law enforcement has essentially shrugged its shoulders to the troubles many visible minority Canadians face.

'When They Go Low, We Go High': Friend Of Quebec Attack Victims

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 02.01.2017 | Canada

Six men, mostly fathers, were killed in the Quebec City attack.

Calgary Mom Guilty In 7-Year-Old's Death From Strep Infection

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.24.2017 | Canada Alberta

"A reasonable parent would have brought Ryan in to see a doctor.''

Video Of Prison Fight In Halifax Reveals Alarming Truth: Advocates

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.16.2016 | Canada

"There have been complaints for years about the state of our institutions."

These Are Calgary's Most Wanted Offenders

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 12.02.2016 | Canada Alberta

Recognize anyone?

Halifax Mall Attack Plotter Sentenced To 10 Years In Jail

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.22.2016 | Canada

Randall Steven Shepherd pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit murder Tuesday.

Ex-Teacher Slashes Throat In Court After Rape Verdict

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.24.2016 | Canada

Jeffrey Scott Jones pulled out the razor just moments after he was convicted.

I Thought I Lived In A Safe Neighbourhood, Until Someone Got Shot

Fransi Weinstein | Posted 09.28.2016 | Canada
Fransi Weinstein

September 20. It was an ordinary Tuesday, at least it started out that way. The sun was shining, I worked on a writing assignment in the morning and ...

Graffiti Adds Colour To The Conversations We Should All Be Having

Jon Packer | Posted 09.20.2016 | Canada Living
Jon Packer

Graffiti gives voice to citizens who might not otherwise be heard. Their authors are city dwellers discussing critical, urban issues. What they have to say may not always be appreciated, and you may not agree with it.

More Questions Than Answers In Death Of Mom Who Claimed Kidnapping

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.09.2016 | Canada

"We do not believe there is any imminent danger to the community,'' said a sheriff's spokesman.

Kidnapping Victim Called Family From Trunk Before Being Found Dead

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.08.2016 | Canada

Maze also spoke to a police officer shortly before she died.

Winnipeg Takes Notorious Title Of Canada's Most Dangerous City: Poll

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 08.19.2016 | Canada

But that's not what data from Statistics Canada says.

Canada's Crime Rate Goes Up For 1st Time In 12 Years

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada

National rates of police-reported crime increased for most violations.

My Summer Of Heists

Steven Shehori | Posted 06.21.2016 | Canada
Steven Shehori

At 21 years old, I was a summer student at the University of Montreal. The end-of-semester French exam was looming, and I was on the bubble, grades wise. I desperately needed to do well, so I hunkered down.

10-Year-Old Boy Shot In Toronto

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.04.2016 | Canada

The investigation is ongoing.

Truth Is, People You Love Are Capable Of Shitty Things

Mike Sholars | Posted 05.30.2016 | Canada Living
Mike Sholars

I'm just asking for all of us to take a second and really analyze what's happening when we knee-jerk defend a celebrity. Do we truly think they're incapable of doing the act in question? Or do we just need to believe that we didn't invest our love and energy in a bad place? Only children think that someone they love is infallible because of that love. So let's grow up.

Canadian Neighbourhoods Where You're Most Likely To Suffer A Break-In

YPNextHome | Posted 05.18.2017 | Canada Living
YPNextHome

It's important to note that many of the residential neighbourhoods on this list are not necessarily riddled with crime. In fact, some of these neighbourhoods are generally safe and sought-after areas within their respective cities -- which is a potential reason why they have become targets for breaking and entering.

Supercomputer Slayed 'Jeopardy!' Now It's Learning To Fight Crime

The Huffington Post Canada | Kaylee Lambert | Posted 06.02.2016 | Canada

Hackers beware.

Bystander Intervention: Focusing On The Facts In Sexual Violence

Guila Benchimol | Posted 04.13.2017 | Canada Living
Guila Benchimol

In their 1968 research into the bystander effect, Bibb Latané and John Darley explained that people who are alone will more likely intervene on someone's behalf over those who are with others. This is due to the "diffusion of responsibility" in which an individual's sense of responsibility is weakened or minimized by the presence of others.