Pickering Ontario


The Stabbing At My Teen's High School Didn't Have To Happen

I got a text from my teen at 8:52 yesterday morning. It was that text; the one you read about in news reports that usually come from the U.S. It doesn't come from one of your own children. The ones you promised yourself you would always protect. "Lockdown at school," then "Someone pulled a knife." Not much to go on, but enough to send that infamous chill down your spine. I wasn't far from school, so I raced over, my muddy dog still in the back seat, dreading what I knew I would find.

Man Who Built Confinement Room Sentenced

A man who built a confinement room in an abandoned Pickering, Ont., farmhouse with the intention of kidnapping a woman he blamed for the break-up of his marriage has received the maximum sentence of t...

Mercury Found On Slides In Ontario Park

Police are trying to determine how "a quantity of mercury" ended up on several playground slides in Pickering, Ont. A parent, Dean Scott, became aware of a suspicious material on a slide in Kinsmen P...