No charges against former Unifor head Jerry Dias following bribery investigation

WindsorFormer Unifor president Jerry Dias was not charged as the result of an investigation launched last year into allegations that the longtime union leader accepted a bribe, Toronto police said Thursday.’I have consistently acted with integrity and in the best interests of Unifor,’ Dias saidRosa Saba · CBC News · Posted: May 25, 2023 5:02…Continue Reading

Criminal charges against pharmaceutical firms over opioid crisis would result only in small fines, Ottawa says

The federal government says it hasn’t closed the door on pursuing criminal charges against pharmaceutical companies over their alleged involvement in the opioid crisis — but such charges would result only in minimal fines.While the province of B.C. is pursuing ongoing civil litigation against companies for allegedly downplaying the risks of opioid drugs — especially…Continue Reading

Prosecutors set to file charges against Alec Baldwin in connection with Rust shooting

EntertainmentProsecutors are scheduled to file involuntary manslaughter charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin during a rehearsal on the set of a western movie in 2021.Film’s weapons supervisor Hannah Gutierrez Reed also to be chargedThe Associated Press · Posted: Jan 31, 2023 9:46 AM EST | Last Updated:…Continue Reading

A man is facing several charges after police say worshippers at a mosque in Mississauga, Ont., west of Toronto, were attacked with bear spray in what authorities believe was a “hate-motivated incident.”Man arrested at Ontario mosque after attacking worshippersPolice were called to the Dar Al-Tawheed Islamic Centre in Mississauga, Ont., west of Toronto, on Saturday morning after…Continue Reading

Charges possible for Ohio man who allegedly swatted police in the wrong Ottawa

A 20 year-old man from Akron, Ohio, is facing potential swatting-related charges after calling in a bomb threat to police in the wrong Ottawa.A protester affixes a flag to the top of a truck, parked beside another with a sign calling for the jailing of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, outside Parliament Hill in Ottawa on…Continue Reading