Lunch supervisor Karla Martinez arrested and charged with assaulting five children

 

Karla Martinez, 34, a lunch supervisor at Essex Junior Public School, leaves Old City Hall court after getting bail on Friday. Martinez was arrested and charged with five counts of assaulting children at the school during their lunch hour.

Lunchroom supervisor charged with assaulting five students
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Karla Martinez, 34, a lunch supervisor at Essex Junior Public School, leaves Old City Hall court after getting bail on Friday. Martinez was arrested and charged with five counts of assaulting children at the school during their lunch hour.
Andrew Livingstone, Jennifer Pagliaro and Alexandra Bosanac
Staff Reporters

A lunch supervisor who allegedly straddled an 8-year-old boy and clawed at his face in a Christie Pit’s school playground before attacking four other children was released from custody for a mental health assessment Friday. Continue reading

Intruder Ibrahim Abukar shot to death in home invasion; two male blacks still at large

 

The homeowner, Mike Vrga, had found three intruders, two armed, in his house, his two young children and wife at home.

Man shot dead during Mississauga home invasion
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A man was shot dead during a home invasion-style robbery in Mississauga at a house on Corkstone Glade, near Fieldgate Dr. and Rathburn Rd. E., around 12:25 a.m. Friday.
Alex Consiglio
Staff Reporter

A man was shot dead after allegedly breaking into a Mississauga home with two other men who remain at large.

Peel Regional Police were called to a home on Corkstone Glade shortly after midnight Friday after a 911 call about a home invasion.

The homeowner, Mike Vrga, had found three intruders, two armed, in his house, his two young children and wife at home. Continue reading

Symposium in Montreal: Resurgence of anti-“Gypsy” extremism

THE KLEINMANN FAMILY FOUNDATION IN COOPERATION WITH CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY

DECEMBER 7, 2012

Goethe-Institut Montreal, 1626, Boulevard Saint Laurent, Suite 100, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2X 2T1

History Speaks: Do We Listen? Porrajmos, and the Resurgence of Anti-“Gypsy” Extremism

To persecute groups like the Roma is to persecute our own secret selves. To criminalize an entire ethnic group is to vandalize our own secret identities…In our hearts we know that we are all misunderstood, how easy then to turn against the weakest in our midst and blame them for all our ills. The Roma are in danger of becoming the scapegoats for our fears. The real crime is ours, the crime of turning their life into a waking nightmare.
Salman Rushdie Continue reading

Pandit Roopnauth Sharma demanded to cease claiming to represent over 80% of Hindus in Canada

Pandit Roopnauth Sharma

Hindu ‘leader’ who supported Islamic prayers in TDSB and attacked plans
 to screen Muhammad film sent legal notice by other Hindu groups, alleging
 misrepresentation

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November 14, 2012
Pandit Roopnauth Sharma
President, Hindu Federation (Corp. #: 395890-6)
President, Federation of Hindu Temples of Canada (Corp. #: 001731061)
270 Export Blvd.
Mississauga, ON L5S 1Y9

Dear Mr. Sharma,
Re: Your representation as a leader for Hindus in Canada
I act for the United Hindu Congress of Canada (hereinafter “My Clients”).
I am instructed that you have been proclaiming yourself as the leader of Hindus in Canada, and
claiming to represent Hindus in Canada and in Ontario.
It is my Client’s position that you do not represent 80% of Hindus in Canada, as you have stated
in the past, nor do you represent any significant amount of Hindu Temples in Canada or
Ontario. Continue reading