Canada

Elmira man, Cambridge woman arrested after human trafficking investigation

Waterloo Regional Police say a 63-year-old Elmira man and 35-year-old Cambridge woman were arrested as a result of a human trafficking investigation. They say the human trafficking unit began its investigation last October after receiving information about a commercial sex trade business that had been operating on Townline Road in Cambridge. Police did not provide […]

Canada

Coronavirus: More anti-mask protesters arrested outside Hamilton city hall

Hamilton police and City of Hamilton bylaw officers have ticketed another group of anti-mask protesters near city hall. Police say 14 tickets were handed out around 5 p.m. Tuesday to a group of people who assembled at the corner of Bay Street South and Main Street West. Police say the 18 individuals were not wearing […]

Canada

OPP seize various drugs, weapons from Quinte West home

Four people are facing charges after police say a search warrant in Quinte West led to the seizure of various drugs and weapons. Officers executed the warrant at a home on Ferry Street on Tuesday morning. OPP say fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamine, psilocybin (magic mushrooms) and hydromorphone tablets were taken from the residence, along with a […]

Global

Trump leaves Washington, snubbing inauguration

Donald Trump has left the White House for the final time as US president. He and his wife Melania departed on Marine One hours before the inauguration of his successor Joe Biden. Follow live updates: Trump leaves White House for last time as president Let’s block ads! (Why?)

Tech

Online shoppers warned about hidden price rises

Getty Images Algorithms used by online marketplaces could lead to a rise in prices of goods and services, the UK’s competitions watchdog has warned. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is investigating businesses which use technology on selling platforms. Shoppers could be “manipulated” into buying specific items, as search results favour certain brands, it said. […]