[WATCH] Full stomachs, full hearts: homage to Furama bakery’s indelible legacy

It’s hard to imagine a Chinatown without Furama. Buying your favourite pastries at a Chinese bakery is a childhood rite of passage almost every Canadian-born Chinese (colloquially shortened to “CBC”) person holds dear. As a child, there was nothing as exhilarating as the sight of sweet buns in the domed display cases at a Chinese […]

Dafonte Miller says assault by off-duty cop changed his view of police

By Paola Loriggio, The Canadian PressSep 25 2020 13:36:28 OSHAWA, Ont. — A young Black man who was assaulted by an off-duty Toronto police officer more than three years ago said the incident permanently changed his life and the way he views police. Dafonte Miller laid out the lingering impact of the Dec. 28, 2016 […]

Lobster protests: Nova Scotia RCMP arrest two at wharf in Weymouth

By Michael MacDonaldFri Sep 18 2020 19:20:42   WEYMOUTH, N.S. — Two people face assault charges after being arrested Friday at a wharf in western Nova Scotia, where there were reports of ugly confrontations over a First Nation’s commercial lobster fishing operation.   Some non-Indigenous fishermen say they believe the Indigenous business is illegal because […]