Bodies of Indian family found frozen near U.S.-Canada border won’t be flown back home

The bodies of a family of four found frozen in a Manitoba field near the Canada-U.S. border last week will not be flown back to their home in India, a relative says. On Thursday, officials confirmed the identities of husband and wife, Jagdish Baldevbhai Patel, 39, and Vaishaliben Jagdishkumar Patel, 37, and their children, Vihangi Jagdishkumar […]

Deputy chief of Thunder Bay, Ont., police suspended pending internal investigation

The deputy chief of the Thunder Bay Police Service in northwestern Ontario has been suspended pending an internal investigation. News of the suspension of Ryan Hughes came Friday afternoon in a media statement from Kristen Oliver, chair of the police services board. “The board cannot comment further at this time as this is a human resources […]

London Muslim leader hopes Quebec City mosque attack anniversary furthers conversation on Islamophobia – London

The first day of remembrance for the Quebec City mosque attack is especially important with the murder of a London Muslim family this summer. The National Day of Remembrance of the Quebec City Mosque Attack and Action Against Islamophobia is this Saturday, on the fifth anniversary of the attack in 2017. Six men were killed […]

Driver charged 2 months after vehicle struck and killed girl guide, injured others in London, Ont.

The driver of a vehicle that struck pedestrians, including an eight-year-old girl guide who died and other members of the troop on Nov. 30 in London, Ont., now faces eight charges. Petronella McNorgan, 76, has been charged with one count of criminal negligence causing death and seven counts of criminal negligence causing bodily harm.  At least one […]

Omicron infections have peaked nationally, Canada’s top doctor says

Canada’s chief public health officer said Friday that cases of the Omicron variant have peaked nationwide and the number of new infections has dropped significantly over the past week. Canada’s molecular testing system has been hampered by constrained capacity and staffing issues that have made PCR tests unavailable to many. Dr. Theresa Tam pointed to other indicators […]

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