The fight for transparency and respect sparked by Abdirahman Abdi's tragic death at the hands of Ottawa police continues.
A civilian died at the scene, while two Peel Regional police officers were rushed to hospital with serious injuries.
UPDATE: A 22-year-old man, as well as a 20-year-old woman, died after ingesting "party drugs" at the festival, police told
The provincial Special Investigations Unit is probing a police shooting that sent one man to hospital. Around 7:40 a.m., police
Eighteen-year-old Sammy Yatim was shot nine times, Tasered, and killed by Toronto police early Saturday morning. It is unlikely that many details will emerge any time soon. And if history is an indicator, many of the details may never be known, unless there is a public inquiry. But while members of the police are required, by law, to co-operate with the SIU investigation, there are a great many obstacles that are likely to hamper the SIU's work. Here are some.
Canada has lost one of its fiercest, most uncompromising, contentious and passionate pursuers of justice and equality, Mr. Charles Roach. On October 2, Roach passed away after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Of all his pursuits for a fairer and more just society, however, the most controversial of Roach's advocacy efforts was his push, since 1988, to get a Canadian court to recognize that it is a violation of individuals' constitutionally guaranteed freedom of conscience to require prospective Canadians to swear an oath of allegiance to Queen Elizabeth II.
Ontario's Special Investigations Unit has been called after a man was shot near the Eaton Centre in downtown Toronto. Police
CBC -- Newly released G8/G20 summit documents reveal the RCMP and various Ontario police forces spent several months infiltrating