Rachel Browne

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Toronto Parking Cop Allegedly Under Investigation for Racist Twitter Account

The account reportedly spewed racist comments using the hashtag #BlueLivesMatter.
Rachel Browne
4.5.19
News

Advocates Warn That Ontario’s Cuts to Overdose Prevention Sites Will Lead to More Deaths

Doug Ford’s government announced on Friday it was scaling back funding for overdose prevention services as opioid deaths continue to skyrocket.
Rachel Browne
4.1.19
News

Quebec Is Yet Again Trying To Ban Religious Symbols Worn by Public Workers

It’s the fourth time the province has tried to ban religious symbols, including hijabs, worn by government employees.
Rachel Browne
3.29.19
News

Justin Trudeau Facing Outcry Over Sarcastic Response to Grassy Narrows Protesters

It’s the latest in a string of controversies faced by Trudeau.
Rachel Browne
3.28.19
News

Police Hunt for Four Suspects After Kidnapped Student Found Unharmed in Cottage Country

Wanzhen Lu was violently abducted from a Range Rover in a parking garage north of Toronto, but was found safe on Tuesday in cottage country.
Rachel Browne
3.27.19
Ontario

Children’s Aid Fires Lawyer Who Called 14-Year-Old Girl a ‘Sexually Mature Young Woman

The lawyer’s statement prompted outrage among many legal experts and social workers who engage with vulnerable youth in Ontario.
Rachel Browne
3.26.19
News

Humboldt Driver Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison For Crash That Killed 16

Jaskirat Singh Sidhu pleaded guilty last year for his role in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.
Rachel Browne
3.22.19
News

Judge Banishes Ontario Man from PEI After a Slew of Crimes

The man told the court he was running away from fentanyl in Kitchener.
Rachel Browne
3.21.19
News

Police Watchdog Slams Ontario Cops For Too Many 'Unjustified' Strip Searches

A new report finds that police in Ontario conduct more than 22,000 strip searches every year, mostly by the Toronto Police Service.
Rachel Browne
3.21.19
Drugs

Changing the Way We Think About Meth

As opioids have been under the spotlight for years, new programs dedicated to the drug are popping up in Toronto in response to rising rates of meth use.
Rachel Browne
3.18.19
News

Trudeau Admits Breakdown of Trust with Jody Wilson-Raybould on SNC-Lavalin

The prime minister stopped short of apologizing during a press conference on Thursday.
Rachel Browne
Manisha Krishnan
3.7.19
News

Justin Trudeau's Problems Going Into the Election, Non-SNC-Lavalin Edition

From Huawei to Saudi: the SNC-Lavalin affair is just one of the many ongoing troubles faced by the Liberals.
Rachel Browne
3.5.19
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