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Baby kidnapped from Quebec hospital found : Thanks to Facebook

Quebec mom gives thanks for newborn's safe return

Melissa McMahon posted a message today on her Facebook page, thanking hospital staff, police, the media and the public for helping find her daughter Victoria. McMahon says she wouldn’t have Victoria in her arms today without the help of the thousands of people who rapidly shared the Amber Alert and the photo of the suspect on social media. Read More »

Montreal cop caught in compromising position (Photo)

Montreal cop caught in compromising position

A Montreal police officer will face disciplinary action after a photo made the rounds on social media of him, in the driver’s seat of a police cruiser, with a bare-shouldered woman on his lap. The photo was taken on a downtown street by a 19-year-old woman late Monday night, who noticed the parked police car, which did nothing about another ... Read More »

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford spotted in Midland, Ont.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford spotted in Midland, Ont.

A rehabilitation facility in Ontario said yesterday that Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is being treated there. Ford largely had disappeared from sight after promising to seek help for an alcohol problem. The clinic in Muskoka Lakes about 125 miles north of Toronto issued a statement asking the public and media to respect its patients’ privacy. The clinic said it was ... Read More »

African tree planters win $700K over ‘slave-like’ discrimination

African tree planters win $700K over 'slave-like' discrimination

A B.C. Human Rights Tribunal has ordered a Surrey-based tree planting company to pay more than $600,000 in compensation to 55 African workers it discriminated against at camps in the Golden-Revelstoke area in 2010. Khaira Enterprises ran camps in the B.C. Interior and abused and discriminated against African refugees working there, according to a ruling released Friday. Read More »