Disgraced Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault trial is expected to wrap up today; CBC reports that his defense team has chosen not to put him on the stand. Nor will they call any other witnesses or present any evidence; the trial has focused entirely on the credibility of his accusers.
The sexual assault trial against disgraced Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi began on Monday. Two women have testified against him thus far; both have been aggressively cross-examined by Ghomeshi’s defense attorney about why they continued to communicate with him after the alleged assaults took place.
James Forcillo, the Toronto Constable linked to the death of 18-year-old student Sammy Yatim, has been found guilty of attempted murder. Many were surprised at the relative leniency of the verdict, expecting that Forcillo would be convicted of second-degree murder instead.
In 2012, a Canadian man named Gregory Alan Elliott was accused of harassing two women online for a number of months. By 2014, he was standing before a judge for his alleged criminal activity. But in what quickly became a ground-breaking case against online abuse, Elliott was found not guilty Friday.
In December 1886, the city of Toronto saw the launch of a new publication exclusively aimed at helping people get hitched—The Anglo-American Matrimonial Journal. In their first dispatch, the editors were confident there were “many people of both sexes desirous of making suitable matrimonial alliances” in the freezing…
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, on his unofficial Make Canada Great Again tour, launched a long-overdue investigation on Tuesday into the country’s disproportionate number of murdered and missing aboriginal women and girls.
Justin Trudeau, Canada’s new handsome Prime Minister, should thank his taxpayers for footing the bill for his nannies—particularly after he went on the record during his campaign to say that wealthy families like his didn’t need extra government subsidies for childcare.
The Centre for Students With Disabilities at the University of Ottawa has shut down a yoga class, designed to be inclusive towards people with disabilities, because “there are cultural issues of implication involved in the practice.”
A mosque in Peterborough, Canada, was deliberately set on fire this weekend, police said Sunday. While the blaze was quickly contained and no one was injured, the Peterborough Examiner reports, the building, which suffered an estimate $80,000 of damage, is now unusable.
Today, Canadians will head to the polls for a nationwide federal election. If you’ve been ignoring our neighbors to the north in order to keep up with whatever nonsense falls out of Trump’s mouth, you can bring yourself up to speed with this primer from John Oliver and Last Week Tonight.
Last week, to a resounding cry of “Why the hell would you ever do this?”, a Canadian startup announced it is building a “Yelp for people” called Peeple. In a petulant essay on LinkedIn, the app’s co-creator says the universally negative reaction to Peeple is proof the world needs it. Somehow.
A lot of important people died in 2004: Ray Charles, Jerry Orbach, ODB, Avril Lavigne.
A Canadian man imprisoned for choking a woman two years ago was released in December. Months later, he’s accused of murdering that woman and two others, all believed to be his ex-girlfriends. New reports have also revealed that the suspect, Basil Borutski, had a long history of violent and disturbing behavior against…
When some Canadian teens posted an invite to their “frosh” party on social media and the police RSVP’d, they didn’t think the cops would actually show—until they did.
The University of Toronto is under increased surveillance after an account called “Kill Feminists” threatened to gun down female students, professors, and feminists on a public Toronto blog. Many students argue, however, that the University’s response is lacking.
It’s only Tuesday, but it’s already been an embarrassing week for Canada’s Conservative Party.
Feeling pretty impressed with your prosperous patch of tomato plants? Or did you abandon your herb garden halfway through June? Either way, get ready to feel like a slouch: A dude in British Columbia says he’s grown a world record-breaking 44.5-inch cucumber.