23-year-old woman dead after collision on Highway 401 in Mississauga

23-year-old woman dead after collision on Highway 401 in Mississauga

A Brampton woman is dead after a collision on Highway 401 in Mississauga early Saturday morning. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) said it happened on the westbound collectors near Dixie Road at around 4:45 am OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said there was initially a minor two-vehicle collision, but no one was injured. The drivers involved pulled … Read more

Federal government calls on Optus to ‘step up’ handling of cyber-attack, says telco has yet to provide critical information

Federal government calls on Optus to ‘step up’ handling of cyber-attack, says telco has yet to provide critical information

The federal government has called on Optus to “step up” its handling of the major data breach, saying it still has not provided government agencies with critical information about customers who had their Medicare or Centrelink details exposed. Key points: The Government Services Minister says Optus has failed to hand over data to the government … Read more

Peel police hold emergency exercise at Brampton high school

Peel police hold emergency exercise at Brampton high school

Peel Regional Police are advising the public that there will be an emergency exercise at a Brampton high school today. Brampton Fire and Emergency Services, Peel Regional Paramedic Services and Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services will join police to “simulate” a critical incident at St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School. Residents and businesses near the school, … Read more

Gnangara shooting: Hunt for Joseph Versace’s killer enters its fourth day

Gnangara shooting: Hunt for Joseph Versace’s killer enters its fourth day

Police have entered the fourth day of their search inside the Gnangara shed where an underworld assassination was carried out on Thursday. As reported by The West Australian, detectives and forensic officers were seen scouring the Sydney Road property Joseph Versace — known to be employed as “muscle” by bikie gangs in Perth — was … Read more

Police searching for person of interest in fatal Vaughan crash

Police searching for person of interest in fatal Vaughan crash

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have released an image of a person of interest in connection with a fatal crash that left one woman dead in Vaughan yesterday. At around 3 am on Friday, the OPP said witnesses reported a red Volkswagen Jetta speeding on Highway 400 southbound near Rutherford Road. Police said the Jetta … Read more

Man charged after 17-hour standoff in Mississauga

Man charged after 17-hour standoff in Mississauga

A 66-year-old Calgary man has been charged after barricading himself inside a Mississauga medical building with several firearms for 17 hours on Friday, Peel Regional Police say. Police responded to a medical office building in the area of ​​Eglinton Avenue West and Erin Mills Parkway, near Credit Valley Hospital, at around 7:40 pm Upon arrival, … Read more

Scarborough raid: Tactical Response Group officers swoop on Pearl Parade home amid bikie crackdown

A man believed to be gang-affiliated has been taken into custody after a raid at a Scarborough home on Saturday morning as police ramp up pressure on Perth’s underworld following the brazen killing of outlaw enforcer Joe Versace on Thursday. Officers combed through the Pearl Parade property and could be seen moving between both floors … Read more

Thousands protest in freedom rally for Iran near Toronto

It’s estimated that thousands of protesters marched in a freedom rally in Richmond Hill, Ont. Saturday afternoon in response to the death of an Iranian woman who was arrested for allegedly wearing her hijab improperly. “We are taking to the streets to protest for our loved ones back home who are living in fear, who … Read more

FDNY EMT Alison Russo-Elling stabbed to death in Queens

CNN — An on-duty emergency medical technician with the Fire Department of New York was stabbed to death in Queens Thursday afternoon while on break, city ​​officials announced. Alison Russo-Elling, a 25-year veteran of the FDNY, was working at her EMS station when she went to get food, officials said. The suspect stabbed Russo-Elling, 61, … Read more

Iran Students, Shopkeepers Go on Strike as Protest Movement Maintains Strength

TEHRAN-Student protests swept across Iran and Kurdish shopkeepers went on strike Saturday, in a new show of lasting power for demonstrations that began more than two weeks ago with the death of a young woman in police custody for allegedly violating Islamic dress code. In central Tehran, protesters took to the streets in higher numbers … Read more