Dahab Exchange owner Yusuf Mohamed was attacked inside his store 2 weeks ago
CBC News Posted: Dec 19, 2014 5:04 PM MT Last Updated: Dec 19, 2014 5:04 PM MT
A Calgary business owner who was shot in the neck two weeks ago is now out of a coma.
Yusuf Mohamed was attacked inside his money exchange store on 17th Avenue S.E. on Dec. 5 by two masked men. He managed to get to the Vietnamese restaurant next door where staff called 911. Continue reading
MONTREAL – Quebec provincial police say they’ve arrested a man on terrorism-related charges.Police say Nejib Belhaj-Chtioui was the subject of an outstanding warrant and was arrested Sunday at Montreal’s Pierre Elliott Trudeau airport upon returning from Tunisia.Belhaj-Chtioui is expected to appear in court in Montreal this afternoon.
Authorities say he will face two charges relating to the terrorism hoax section of the Criminal Code — conveying information and committing an act to cause reasonable concern that it is connected to a terrorist activity.
The investigation was conducted by a provincial police unit that probes extremist threats. Continue reading
CBC News Posted: Dec 01, 2014 6:12 PM ET Last Updated: Dec 01, 2014 6:17 PM ET
Toronto police said a mother and her two school-aged sons were the victims of the triple homicide at a Thorncliffe Park apartment.
On Saturday, paramedics said they responded to a call at an apartment unit at 85 Thorncliffe Park Dr. where they discovered the bodies of three people.
Police identified the three victims on Monday as Zahra Mohamoud Abdille, 43, Faris Abdille, 13, and Zain Abdille, 8.
TDSB spokesperson Ryan Bird told CBC News that the elder boy was a student at Westwood Middle School in East York, while brother attended William Burgess Elementary School.
Police said they continue to probe whether a death on the Don Valley Parkway Saturday that shut down traffic for a large swath of the day is related.
‘Comedy of errors’ lets woman become Canadian citizen despite abysmal results on citizenship tests
Matthew Sherwood for National Post/FileA Canadian citizenship ceremony. Before someone can become a Canadian citizen, they are required to demonstrate linguistic competence in either of Canada’s official languages and show an adequate knowledge of Canada’s social, civic and political norms.
TORONTO — A would-be Canadian who received a grade of zero out of six on her citizenship language test and four out of 20 on the test’s knowledge component was nonetheless granted a Canadian citizenship certificate.
A “series of administrative errors” put Haheen Afzal — despite her abysmal results on the tests — before a citizenship judge in Hamilton, Ont., swearing an oath to the Queen and being issued a citizenship certificate.
When the mistake was discovered, Ms. Afzal did not want to surrender her citizenship and fought to keep it. Continue reading