Toronto EMS treated Cromwell, who had been shot in the chest. He was taken to Sunnybrook hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Cromwell was known to the police. He was arrested in Windsor in the fall for threatening and having a dangerous weapon. He was due in court next month and according to his own Twitter account expected to be back in jail.
Jaivoan Cromwell, 19, latest Toronto murder victim
By KJ Mullins
Apr 14, 2012 – 8 hours ago in Crime
Toronto – Police were called to the Woolner Avenue and Jane Street area Thursday night concerning a man who had collapsed. He became the 12th person to be listed on the homicide rolls for 2012 in Toronto.
Once at the scene police located a man with a gunshot wound to his chest in front of 251 Woolner Avenue. He had left where he was shot to collapse in front of a local convenience store. Two men were seen running from the scene westbound on Woolner.
The victim, Jaivoan Cromwell, 19, was rushed to hospital where he died from his injuries.
Cromwell was known to the police. He was arrested in Windsor in the fall for threatening and having a dangerous weapon. He was due in court next month and according to his own Twitter account expected to be back in jail. Continue reading
Montreal borough votes to ban religious processions
Giuseppe Valiante, QMI Agency
First posted: Friday, April 06, 2012 07:16 PM EDT | Updated: Friday, April 06, 2012 07:22 PM EDT
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MONTREAL – Relations between the orthodox Hasidic Jewish community of a wealthy Montreal borough and certain residents have gotten so bad that the council voted Monday to ban all parades and religious processions until June.
The borough of Outremont, located in the centre of Montreal, said the “moratorium” was put in place to make bylaws “more precise and easier to enforce.”
However, the Outremont residents QMI Agency spoke with said the real reason behind the ban was to calm rising tensions that culminated in a nasty altercation in March between a councillor and members of the Hasidic community. Continue reading
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