Day: February 14, 2020

Gun crime
Toronto & GTA
Toronto Police

HVAC dealer burned for five years in prison for peddling illegal firearms

Antonio Sampogna was earning a good living at his HVAC business. The Toronto home owner — who was an avid hunter, target shooter and licensed firearms owner — appeared to be a law-abiding citizen and a good character by all accounts. In September 2017, Sampogna sold a 9 mm Luger semi-automatic rifle plus 50 rounds of […]

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Griveaux Paris race: Sex video prompts Macron ally to step down

Image copyright AFP Image caption As he bowed out, Mr Griveaux said no-one should be subjected to such a “torrent of mud” A sex video has ended French ruling party candidate Benjamin Griveaux’s hopes of becoming mayor of Paris. The ex-spokesman for President Emmanuel Macron’s government, who was already trailing in the race, was apparently […]

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Local News

CP Rail yard blockade in Coquitlam posing problems for Port of Vancouver

The Coquitlam rail blockade on Thursday evening. Francis Georgian / PNG A blockade of the huge CP Rail Coquitlam rail yard that began Thursday is threatening major problems for the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s largest, and has shut down West Coast Express commuter trains. About 25 protesters under the name Red Braid Alliance for Decolonial […]

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