Toronto Shootings

Where Is the Action For Mothers of Murdered Children?

Kirsty Duncan | Posted 05.28.2014 | Canada Politics
Kirsty Duncan

Youth leaders ask tough questions: what studies of the RCMP's "Bias-Free Policing policy" have been, or are being undertaken, to ensure that no bias does exist? Do mothers feel their children's deaths were considered less important because of their background, and do they believe the investigations into their children's deaths were treated the same as other victims?

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...

UPDATED: Police Link Toronto Shootings To Galloway Boys Gang

CP | Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Toronto police say one of the city’s most notorious street gangs was behind a string of homicides and shootings, including a mass summer s...

Ford Asks Harper For Help Fighting Guns

CP | Linda Nguyen and Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2012 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Toronto Mayor Rob Ford met Tuesday to discuss what could be done to combat gun crimes in Canada's largest city, a we...

Rob Ford Gets His Harper Meeting

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Provincial funding for a police anti-violence initiative was made permanent Monday, as the city grappled with a series of recent public shoo...

The Media's Straight-Shootin' Approach to Gun Violence

J.J. McCullough | Posted 09.22.2012 | Canada
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg Friday's monstrous, senseless killing spree in Colorado obviously sucked the whimsy out of the news cycle this weekend, and even a cynic like me must concede that the Canadian press has largely responded with a rarely-seen abundance of dignity and restraint. There have been no obnoxious editorials about gun control, no ill-timed rants about Canadian superiority in the face of "yet another" symptom of American dysfunction.

No Quick Solutions At Gun Summit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Premier Dalton McGuinty warns his gun summit today with the mayor and police chief of Toronto will not come up with a quick solution to the ...

Are Canadians Cities Still Safe?

CBC | Posted 09.17.2012 | Canada

International media are focused on Toronto after a shooting at a block party in the city’s east end on Monday left two people dead and another 22 in...

Three Young Victims Of Gun Violence, One Cemetery

CBC | Posted 09.08.2012 | Canada

Three young men who have been shot dead in Toronto over the past six weeks have been laid to rest in the same cemetery in the city’s north end. ...

Toronto Police Charge Man In Four Murders

CBC | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada

A Toronto man charged with dozens of violent crimes, including the shooting deaths of four people, was "laughing" when he heard the news,...