World

Dems signal agreement with labour groups to ratify USMCA trade deal

Robert Lighthizer testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Congressional Democrats appear to be moving from “no way’’ to “maybe’’ on President Donald Trump’s rewrite of a trade pact with Canada and Mexico. House Democrats have met four times with Lighthizer, most recently on Friday, July 26, and both sides say they are making progress toward a deal that would clear the way for Congress to approve Trump’s U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

A police-issued Taser is displayed at the Victoria, B.C., police station. (The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)
Canada

TPS constable accused of Tasering break-and-enter suspect after he surrendered

A 51-year-old Toronto police officer has been charged in connection with an October incident where a break-and-enter suspect was allegedly shocked three times with a conducted energy weapon and kicked after he surrendered. Toronto police say that on Oct. 7 at about 12:50 a.m., two officers were dispatched to the Yonge Street and St. Clair […]