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Supreme Court will not hear from St. Anne’s residential school survivors
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Supreme Court will not hear from St. Anne’s residential school survivors

The Supreme Court of Canada said Thursday it will not to hear a case of residential school survivors who have fought a years-long battle against Ottawa to release thousands of records. The group of survivors from St. Anne’s residential school in northern Ontario had looked to the country’s highest court after spending the last decade fighting...

Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard sentenced to five years, granted bail pending appeal
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Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard sentenced to five years, granted bail pending appeal

Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard was sentenced to five years behind bars on Thursday in the sexual assault of an Ottawa woman, an offence the presiding judge called a “particularly degrading rape.” In delivering her sentence in a downtown Toronto courtroom, Ontario Superior Court Justice Gillian Roberts said Hoggard’s offence involved “gratuitous degradation” and “gratuitous violence.”...

RCMP searching for suspects after 10 dead, 15 injured in Saskatchewan stabbings
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RCMP searching for suspects after 10 dead, 15 injured in Saskatchewan stabbings

A stabbing rampage on a Saskatchewan First Nation and a nearby village left 10 people dead and 15 others injured, provincial RCMP said Sunday as officers continued to search for two suspects. “We believe some of the victims have been targeted by the suspects and others have been attacked randomly,” Rhonda Blackmore, the assistant commissioner...

Solon proposes to outlaw Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front  (CPP-NPA-NDF)
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Solon proposes to outlaw Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF)

MANILA – A party-list lawmaker on Thursday filed a measure proposing to outlaw the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) and all other organizations supporting them in their recruitment, operations, and financial transactions. Duterte Youth Party-List Representative Drixie Mae Cardema filed House Bill 4324, which seeks to declare the CPP-NPA-NDF and all...

Fil-Canadian, daughter stabbed dead in Toronto
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Fil-Canadian, daughter stabbed dead in Toronto

The Philippine Consulate General in Toronto confirmed the death of a Filipino Canadian and her daughter on Wednesday in a tragic stabbing in Toronto last week. Elvie and Angelica Sig-Od were viciously stabbed to death inside their car near Bathurst and Finch around 3:30 p.m. on August 26, with police saying there were signs of “obvious struggle” between them...