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.
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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
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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 […]

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

President Akufo-Addo has agreed in principle to send some Ghanaian nurses to Barbados to support that country’s health system which is in need of nurses.
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Akufo-Addo To Export Ghanaian Nurses To Barbados

This came up when the president met with the Prime Minister of Barbados at Bridgetown on Friday on a day’s visit to that country as part of his larger visit to the Caribbeans. About 375 nurses will be considered for this cooperation. Addressing a press conference in the aftermath of the bilateral discussions, Barbadian Prime […]

The Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has described the policies and programmes being implemented by the Akufo-Addo administration to fight the canker of corruption as unmatched in Ghana’s Fourth Republic.
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Akufo-Addo’s Anti-Corruption Policies Unmatchable — Bawumia

The Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has described the policies and programmes being implemented by the Akufo-Addo administration to fight the canker of corruption as unmatched in Ghana’s Fourth Republic. According to Vice President Bawumia, the administration of Nana Akufo Addo has, in just two and half years of being in office, […]