Day: August 22, 2020

Special Investigations Unit
Toronto & GTA
Toronto Police

SIU investigating after man falls to his death from Toronto apartment

Article content Ontario’s police watchdog is investigating after a man fell to his death from an apartment balcony in Toronto’s York neighbourhood. The Special Investigations Unit says the 66-year-old man was speaking with Toronto Police Service officers before he fell. Police say the man was hanging from the balcony railing when they arrived Friday afternoon. […]

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Alexei Navalny: Putin critic arrives in Germany for medical treatment

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Navalny was taken by ambulance to the airport in Omsk on Saturday morning The acutely ill Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has arrived in Germany from Siberia for treatment. He fell into a coma after drinking what his supporters suspect was poisoned tea; they accuse the authorities of trying to […]

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Pine Beetle

Old-growth logging ban would severely damage forest-reliant towns

Article content continued I’m not afraid of dialogue. All of us — community members, industry, labour, environmentalists and politicians — need to have a conversation about the future of the forest industry. The conversation should be framed with an acknowledgment that forestry is a sustainable industry and B.C. has the highest environmental standards in the […]

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