Police dismantle cross-border gun and drug trafficking network in southern Ontario
“Project Monarch” was a joint-forces operation resulting in 22 people facing more than 400 charges.
Phishing scams targeting Carleton students with fake offers of online work
Since May 2021, Carleton students kept receiving phishing emails in their cmail inbox. Carleton’s ITS is making efforts to protect students from fraudsters.
High phone rates in prisons leaves incarcerated people disconnected
Phone calls are the only way for prisoners to contact the outside world but many factors, such as high costs and limited accessibility, have made it more difficult to make a call. For some prisoners the inability to connect with loved ones has had negative effects on their mental health and safe reintroduction into society.
‘Panda-monium’: Police release images of persons of interest in the destructive post-game party in Sandy Hill
Ottawa police are looking for those responsible for criminal activity during the destructive post-Panda game celebration.
Ontario to implement first of its kind anti-human trafficking protocol in schools
Ontario will spend $2.4 million to implement a strategy in schools to combat human trafficking.
Political issues and COVID-19 fuelling rise in hate crimes in Ottawa in 2021
Ottawa police statistics show a 33 per cent rise in hate crimes so far in 2021.
Security concern growing for Ottawa mosques and Muslim community
The London, ON, terror attack that resulted in the deaths of four members of the Muslim community has prompted a heightened concern about security in Ottawa’s community.
“We want to be safe here”: Hundreds gather in Ottawa for a vigil to honour victims of London attack
Hundreds of people of all backgrounds gathered to pay tribute to four members of a London, ON, family slain when they were struck by a truck driven by a 20 year old white man. London police are saying the attack was planned and targeted the Muslim family as they waited to cross the street. A nine year old boy is…
Plans for new provincial jail near Kemptville sparks community backlash
The new Eastern Ontario Correctional Complex to be built by 2027 continues to be controversial in Kemptville.
Nova Scotia to ban police memorabilia one year after 22 died in mass shooting
Eleven months after the deadly mass shooting in Nova Scotia, legislation has been created to strengthen laws on impersonating police.
Toronto school board creates guidebook to combat anti-Asian racism as pandemic fuels bigotry
The cover illustration for Addressing Anti-Asian Racism:A Resource for Educators. Artwork created by Meera Sethi. She explains in the package that
“Sethi wished to show a sense of connectedness between
humans and everything else in the world: the wind, the oceans, the waterways, the fish and the trees. To invoke diverse Asian identities, she has used patterns, motifs from
Asian communities and a maximalist sense of colour from Japanese poster design”
Increased demand for puppies is leading to rise in dog thefts
Dog thefts are rising as some try to capitalize off the increased demand for puppies.