Crime

Vancouver police officers latest victims of spit assault, deputy chief says – BC

Vancouver police officers latest victims of spit assault, deputy chief says - BC

There’s been another report of assault by spit in Vancouver, this time targeting a pair of police officers. Vancouver police Deputy Chief Howard Chow took to social media Saturday to say that a pair of officers working the Granville Strip had been spat on Friday night. READ MORE: ‘It feels weaponized’: …

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Quebec City journalist files formal complaint against anti-mask demonstrators

Quebec City journalist files formal complaint against anti-mask demonstrators

TVA reporter Karianne Bourassa was in the middle of a live report when two anti-mask demonstrators wrapped her in a bear hug Sunday outside the National Assembly. Since then, the Quebec City reporter has received a lot of public support, according to her lawyer, René Verret. On Wednesday, she filed …

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Second woman reports being spat on in Vancouver’s Gastown

Second woman reports being spat on in Vancouver’s Gastown

A second Vancouver woman has come forward to say she was the victim of a spitting assault in Gastown this week. Carolyn Yu spoke up after Global News reported the case of Aigin Larki, who said a man spat on her on Water Street on Tuesday. Read more: ‘It feels …

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Chatham man charged for ignoring self-isolation order – London

Chatham man charged for ignoring self-isolation order - London

A Chatham man may have exposed members of the community to the coronavirus following a trip to Florida. Chatham-Kent police received a tip last weekend that a man had recently returned from the United States and was failing to comply with the mandatory 14-day self-isolation order under the federal Quarantine …

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2 charged after refusal to leave Elmvale, Ont., store with maximum customer limit: police – Barrie

2 charged after refusal to leave Elmvale, Ont., store with maximum customer limit: police - Barrie

Huronia West OPP say they have laid trespassing charges after two people refused to leave an Elmvale, Ont., retail store with a maximum customer limit on Saturday afternoon. According to police, two people came into the store and exceeded its policy of having a certain number of customers inside at one …

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Corey Hurren, alleged Rideau Hall intruder who threatened Trudeau, due in Ottawa court

Corey Hurren, alleged Rideau Hall intruder who threatened Trudeau, due in Ottawa court

OTTAWA — A man accused of threatening Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and carrying guns illegally on the grounds of Rideau Hall is expected to have his bail hearing postponed later today. Corey Hurren’s case is due in court this morning but it is now expected the hearing will be brief, …

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Florida couple charged in northern Ontario after failing to self-isolate

Florida couple charged in northern Ontario after failing to self-isolate

A couple from Florida has been charged in northern Ontario after failing to self-isolate for the mandatory 14 days upon entering Canada, OPP say. The isolation period is a requirement of anyone arriving from out of the country amid the coronavirus pandemic. The couple entered Canada through Ontario’s Fort Erie …

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Rideau Hall gunman’s letter suggests someone ‘familiar with conspiracy theories,’ expert says – National

Rideau Hall gunman’s letter suggests someone ‘familiar with conspiracy theories,’ expert says - National

Before allegedly driving his heavily-armed pickup truck onto the grounds of Rideau Hall on July 2, Corey Hurren tried to explain himself in a two-page letter now in the hands of investigators. “I hope this hasn’t been all for nothing,” the 46-year-old Manitoba military reservist allegedly wrote. “I hope that …

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Alleged Rideau Hall intruder cited need for wake-up call in letter: sources – National

Alleged Rideau Hall intruder cited need for wake-up call in letter: sources - National

The military reservist who allegedly stormed the grounds of Rideau Hall last week with multiple firearms wrote a two-page letter which sources say included personal financial issues and government grievances, including references to his actions sending a wake-up call and fears Canada was falling into communist dictatorship. Corey Hurren, a …

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Asian mother calls on Montreal police chief to address teen daughter’s violent arrest  – Montreal

Asian mother calls on Montreal police chief to address teen daughter’s violent arrest  - Montreal

The mother of a 16-year-old Montrealer of Asian descent whose violent arrest in Girouard Park on June 29 was caught on camera is demanding answers from the city’s police chief. Several groups are supporting Lisa Sim’s request to have any criminal charges against her daughter dropped. READ MORE: Montrealers take …

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