City has long known about dangerous N.D.G. intersection, document shows

Article content continued “Anything that can improve security in the sector will be considered and implemented,” Houde-Roy said. “Pedestrian security must be a priority and we won’t compromise on this.” Houde-Roy admitted, however, no significant improvements have been made up to this point because of Turcot and an agreement between the city and Transport Quebec […]

Rochester, New York City see violent clashes following Daniel Prude video release

Chaotic clashes continued in Rochester, N.Y., for a third night Friday in reaction to recently released police body-camera footage of the March arrest of Daniel Prude, a Black man who died of asphyxiation a week later. Rioters set fires, vandalized property and threw objects at police, who declared the unrest an unlawful assembly after the evening […]

Jacob Blake: Trump brands Kenosha mayor ‘a fool’ as he heads to city

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Trump said he was going to Kenosha to support the National Guard US President Donald Trump has branded the Democratic mayor of Kenosha “a fool”, accusing him of standing up for “radical anarchists”. Speaking en route to the city, Mr Trump said Kenosha would have been burnt to the […]

‘Just the start’: Mumbai becomes first city in India to install female traffic signage

Article content continued Although the move is a small one, activists are applauding it as a step in the right direction. India has been plagued in recent years by cases involving violence against women. “The signage reflects the character of the city that it believes in gender equality and promotes women empowerment. This is just […]

Coronavirus latest news: Leicester becomes first British city to have draconian lockdown measures reimposed

There has been more than one million cases of Covid-19 in the 22 countries of the World Health Organization’s Eastern Mediterranean region, the WHO confirmed on Sunday. As of 11:00 on Sunday, 1,025,478 cases and 23,461 deaths have been recorded from the region, which spans from Morocco to Pakistan. While cases in Europe have been largely declining, […]

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 […]

How parks have become vital for city dwellers – Channel 4 News

26 Apr 2020 We’ve been to East London’s Victoria Park to see how people are spending their daily exercise time with the necessary social distancing We’re now a month into the lockdown, with most of the country staying indoors – only venturing outside for a bit of exercise once a day, or the occasional essential […]

Video shows small plane make emergency landing on highway near Quebec City

ST-AUGUSTIN-DE-DESMAURES, Que. — A small plane caused a stir this morning when it landed on a highway near Quebec City. Motorists who were driving on Highway 40 near the municipality of St-Augustin-de-Desmaures alerted the police around 10:40 a.m. Sgt. Helene Nepton of the provincial police said the aircraft landed without incident, and nobody on the […]

Biden mocks rival Buttigieg’s record as small city mayor

Joe Biden is escalating his criticism of Democratic presidential rival Pete Buttigieg By JULIE PACE and HUNTER WOODALL Associated Press February 8, 2020, 7:56 PM 4 min read MANCHESTER, N.H. — Scrambling to salvage his presidential campaign, Joe Biden escalated his criticism of Pete Buttigieg on Saturday, mocking Buttigieg’s experience as mayor of South Bend, […]