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

FILE - In this April 25, 2019, file photo an address sign for Facebook Way is shown in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook unveiled a broad plan Tuesday, June 18, to create a new digital currency. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
African News International

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users

SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook already rules daily communication for more than two billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too. The social network unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more e-commerce on its services and boost […]

Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders says his investigators are searching for a person of interest and an additional firearm.
Canada News

Two men charged, police seeking person of interest in shooting at Nathan Phillips Square

Toronto police say they have now charged two people and are seeking a person of interest in connection with a shooting that injured four people and caused chaos at yesterday’s Raptors celebrations at Nathan Phillips Square. Gunfire rang out at the southeast corner of the square at around 3:45 p.m. Monday, just as the Raptors […]