GOLDSTEIN: Shootings up 20% as city council debates defunding police

City Council meets Monday to consider cutting the $1.22 billion police budget by 10% next year, or $122 million, at a time when shootings in Toronto are up by 20% over last year. Gun violence this year is also on pace to surpass 2019’s record number of occurrences since police street checks (aka carding) were […]

Montreal massacre victims’ memorial defaced with ‘misogynistic messages’

A display at an adult alternative school in Scarborough honouring the female victims killed in the Montreal Massacre 30 years ago was defaced with “misogynistic messages” earlier this week. Now Toronto Police are investigating what at best is a case of mischief and at worst is a hate crime, the Sun has learned. “At the […]