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Toronto Shooting Leaves Two Dead

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 townhouse complex at Centre Street east of Yonge S...
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Another Shooting At T.O. Mall

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 JOEY Restaurant early Saturday morning and a man was...

Ford and Kenney Stoop to GOP-Style Racial Slurs

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.