Doug Ford speaks with CTV News Toronto's Michelle Dube on June 5, 2019
Canada

Doug Ford revokes two appointments to posts abroad

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford has revoked the appointments of two people to lucrative foreign posts a day after announcing them, following reports that they had ties to his chief of staff. Ford announced four agents-general appointments, which come with salaries between $165,000 and $185,000, shortly after a massive cabinet shuffle Thursday intended as […]

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with President Donald Trump in Washington on Thursday afternoon.
Canada

Trump promises help with Canadian detainees in China as Trudeau visits D.C.

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump says he will raise the issue of two Canadians being detained in China when he meets with the Chinese president next week, if Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wants him to. Speaking to reporters as the two sat in the Oval Office, Trump vowed to do “anything I can do […]

Ontario Provincial Police are seen during a press conference to announce the result of a years-long investigation into a child pornography operation. (Kenneth Dishman)
Canada

Owners of Toronto web-hosting company charged in massive child pornography bust

A years-long investigation into an online “big box store” for child pornography has led to the arrest of five people associated with the Toronto-based web hosting company where the site stored its “horrific” content, Ontario Provincial Police say. The investigation, dubbed Project Greenwell, began in October, 2012 after Toronto police received numerous tips alerting them […]

Handguns and two submachine guns are shown after they were collected during a gun amnesty in 2019. (TPS)
Canada News

More than 3,100 guns collected in latest buyback: Toronto police

The latest gun amnesty by Toronto police yielded more than 3,000 firearms, making it the most successful in the service’s history. Guns laid on display at TPS headquarters on Thursday included an Uzi submachine gun, an Ingram MAC-10 submachine gun, three semi-automatic AR-15 assault rifles, a Kalashnikov assault rifle and a number of semi-automatic handguns […]

Premier Doug Ford has demoted three of his key cabinet ministers in a major shakeup of his government.
Canada News

Fedeli, Thompson, MacLeod demoted in Doug Ford’s cabinet shuffle

TORONTO — Finance Minister Vic Fedeli is one of several high-profile ministers demoted in a major cabinet shuffle announced today by Premier Doug Ford. The Progressive Conservative government has faced weeks of criticism after the public learned of funding cuts that were hidden in Fedeli’s April budget. Environment Minister Rod Phillips, who played a major […]

Ontario Premier Doug Ford speaks to journalists to share his achievements in government, in Toronto, on Friday June 7, 2019, on the one year anniversary of him taking office. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Canada News

Fedeli loses Finance, Lecce new Education Minister in Doug Ford shuffle

Christine Elliott remains as Deputy Premier and Minister of Health. Minister Rod Phillips moves from Environment to Finance. Minister Vic Fedeli moves to Economic Development from Finance. Jeff Yurek moves from Transportation to Environment. Lisa Thompson moves to Government and Consumer Services from Education. Todd Smith becomes Children and Social Services Minister, replacing Lisa MacLeod […]

Britain's Prince William and Kate, The Duchess of Cambridge arrive to attend the Easter Mattins Service at St. George's Chapel, at Windsor Castle in England Sunday, April 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool)
African News International

Royal police escort bike collides with elderly woman

LONDON — U.K. authorities are investigating a collision between a police motorcycle escorting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and an elderly woman in southwest London. The accident occurred around 12.50 p.m. on Monday when the royal couple were on their way to Windsor for the St George’s Chapel service commemorating the Order of the […]