Toronto Shooting

Video Of Sammy Yatim's Final Moments Shown At Trial

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.22.2015 | Canada

Const. James Forcillo has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder and attempted murder in the death of the 18-year-old.

Watch A Real-Life Police Shoot-'Em-Up Erupt In Toronto

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 09.17.2015 | Canada

"All of a sudden, we heard, 'Boom! Boom! Boom! Boom!'"

Toronto Nightclub Shooting Victim's Family Wants Answers

CBC | Posted 08.10.2015 | Canada

Police say they're looking for two persons of interest in the case but so far there have been no arrests.

Victims Identified In Shooting At Toronto's Muzik Nightclub

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.05.2015 | Canada

Two victims have been identified in a shooting that began at Toronto's Muzik nightclub and spilled out onto the streets.

Man Killed By Toronto Police Was Wanted For Double Murder

The Huffington Post Canada | William Alcopra | Posted 07.25.2015 | Canada

Kwasi Skene-Peters was shot during an "interaction" with police downtown.

Teen Dead After Toronto Shooting

The Huffington Post Canada | William Alcopra | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada

The victim is 14-year-old Lecent Ross.

4 Arrested, 5 People In Hospital After Toronto Shooting

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada

TORONTO - Four people have been arrested in a shooting in northwest Toronto that sent five people to hospital, one with life-threatening injuries, pol...

Toronto Man Shot In The Face

CBC | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada

A man has been shot in the face in the city's east end this morning, according to police. Police were called to the Dawes Road and Gower Stre...

Toronto Police Hunt 3 Suspects After High Schoolers Shot

CBC | Posted 12.07.2014 | Canada

Toronto police are looking for three suspects after two young males, including a 15-year-old high school student, were shot dead in northwest Toronto ...

Toronto Man Shot 3 Times While Carrying Infant

CBC | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada

A man was shot three times while he was carrying an infant and walking with a group of women and children, police say. The shooting occurred in the ...

Toronto Shooting Leaves Two Dead

CBC | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada

Two people are dead and one person is seriously wounded after an overnight shooting in Richmond Hill. The shooting happened just after midnight at a...

Toronto Subway Shooting Causes Commuter Panic

CP | Will Campbell, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.13.2014 | Canada

TORONTO - Ontario's police watchdog said Saturday that it's believed four officers opened fire inside a Toronto subway station, wounding a man in an i...

SIU Probes Etobicoke Police Shooting

CBC | Posted 12.05.2013 | Canada

The provincial Special Investigations Unit is probing a police shooting that sent one man to hospital.  Around 7:40 a.m., police responded to call ...

Man Arrested After 5 Injured In Toronto Club Shooting

CBC | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada

Five people were injured in a nightclub shooting in Toronto overnight, with police making a quick arrest in connection with the incident. Toronto po...

Toronto Shooting Leaves Teen Dead, Another Injured

CBC | Posted 10.23.2013 | Canada

One teenage male is dead and another injured after a shooting in northwest Toronto on Friday afternoon, police said. Emergency crews were dispatched...

1 Dead In T.O. Streetcar Shooting

CBC | Posted 09.26.2013 | Canada

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit is looking into a fatal shooting involving Toronto police after a man was killed on a TTC streetcar overnig...

Another Shooting At T.O. Mall

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.11.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - Police are investigating the second shooting at Toronto's Yorkdale Mall in less than two months.Shots were fired through a window of the JOE...

Person In Custody After Toronto Double Homicide

CBC | Posted 05.31.2013 | Canada

A 26-year-old Toronto man charged with killing his parents over the Easter weekend kept his head lowered as he leaned on a wooden railing during a bri...

One Person Killed In Shooting Outside Toronto Mall

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.31.2013 | Canada

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Michael Nguyen. TORONTO — One man is dead and another is in serious but stable condition after a shooti...

Senior Used As 'Human Shield' In T.O. Shooting

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - Toronto police say a man killed in a fatal shooting appeared to use a female bystander as a human shield after gunshots rang out at a downto...

Another Charged In Danzig Shooting

CBC | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada

A man who was wounded in the deadly shooting that erupted at a Toronto barbecue in the summer has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder...

Murder Charges In Toronto Block Party Shooting

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - A snub at a summer barbecue sparked a "violent confrontation" between two rival gangs and what's been called the worst mass shooting in Toro...

Our Greatest Person: Lekan Olawoye

Jacqueline Delange | Posted 08.28.2012 | Canada Impact

“This is crazy,” Lekan Olawoye thought when he received a call saying four friends fell prey to gun violence one day during his high school years....

Families Apply To Move Away From Scene Of Toronto Shooting

CBC | Posted 09.30.2012 | Canada

Four families have applied to move from community housing facilities in the Danzig Street area in the two weeks since a deadly mass shooting that left...

Ford and Kenney Stoop to GOP-Style Racial Slurs

Jamil Jivani | Posted 09.30.2012 | Canada
Jamil Jivani

As a Canadian, I often balk at examples of racism and discrimination so explicit in American politics.In the fallout of Toronto's recent shootings, however, Mayor Rob Ford and Minister Jason Kenney's comments about reviewing "immigration law" (Ford) and "foreign gangsters" (Kenney) are guilty of exactly what members of Mitt Romney's team have done -- attempting to turn certain communities into "others" who are somehow less American or Canadian because they are racial minorities.