7-year-old Brockville, Ont. boy’s dream to see Raptors game granted by Make-A-Wish

The Make-A-Wish Foundation is making a young Brockville, Ont., boy’s dream come true. Seven-year-old Gary Church showed up at S.M.A. Karate Canada in Brockville on Tuesday evening all decked out in Raptors gear. Gary, a huge fan of the Toronto team, was surprised by family and friends at the Make-A-Wish

UK winter frost: Britain sees its third least frosty winter in 70 years

The UK will see low temperatures across the next few days with the Scottish Highlands likely seeing snowfall. Rain is expected across the country with brisk winds making it feel very cold and frosty. Express.co.uk speaks to the Met Office about how the 2019/2020 winter compared to others in terms

Tawaak Housing Association gets $3.7M in funding to repair ailing units, supplement rent

Just two months after tenants complained about deplorable living conditions, the Tawaak Housing Assocation has signed a new funding agreement that will help renovate and repair its ailing units. On Monday, the provincial government announced a $3.7-million investment that will bring 36 urban native housing units up to snuff, maintain

Medway boys hockey team suspended as OPP investigate intimate images incident

A high school north of London, Ont., has suspended its boys hockey team amid an OPP investigation into the “sharing of intimate images without consent at Medway High School.” Global News received confirmation of the decision in an emailed statement on behalf of Sheila Powell, the superintendent of student achievement

Ontario government to deliver budget on March 25

KLEINBURG, Ont. – Ontario’s finance minister says the budget will be delivered March 25. It will be the Progressive Conservative government’s second budget. Their first, last year, was widely panned by critics as cut after cut emerged in a near-daily stream in the weeks after the document was tabled. Then-finance

How do we follow the money? Canadian real estate gets ‘abysmal’ anti-money laundering grades

An internal report from Canada’s anti-money laundering watchdog found nearly half of the real estate companies audited weren’t complying with key areas of the country’s anti-money laundering regime and experts warn these “serious gaps” can hurt criminal investigations.  The report prepared by the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of

2 charged for drug trafficking after cocaine, fentanyl, Prozac seized in Innisfil: police

South Simcoe police charged two people for drug trafficking after they say they found cocaine, fentanyl, Prozac, cash and replica firearms at an Innisfil home Friday. Officers executed a search warrant at a home in the Innisfil Beach Road and Webster Boulevard area. Jeffrey Preston, 40, from Innisfil, Ont., was

Guelph mom charged with impaired driving with 2 kids in the back seat

Guelph police say a woman has been charged with impaired driving after failing a breathalyzer test on Sunday night while her one-year-old and three-year-old children were in the vehicle. According to a police news release, officers received a report about an impaired driver from Waterloo Regional Police at around 9:30

Nova Scotia Liberals turn down NDP bid to set fixed election dates

The latest attempt to propose a fixed election date in Nova Scotia was shot down by the governing Liberals on Monday, ensuring the province remains the only one in Canada without a set date to go to the polls. The move came as the provincial legislature’s law amendments committee examined

Slovak election winner seeks quick deal on new government

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – Slovakia’s anti-corruption Ordinary People (OLANO) party will aim to form a broad four-party coalition as soon as possible after it won a parliamentary election, its leader said on Wednesday. Igor Matovic, 46, is seeking a coalition as wide as possible to have enough seats to make potential