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A Township In Ontario Is Boycotting Canada Day In Support Of The Indigenous Community

Wilmot Township cancelled their in-person and online Canada Day festivities as an ode to the 215 children remains found in Kamloops, B.C.

The Couple Wanted For A Hamilton Homicide Have Been Arrested In Hungary And Are In The Process Of Being Extradited To Canada

After months of being on the run, the Canadian Influencer-couple suspected in the murder of a Hamilton man have finally been detained. 28 year-old Oliver Karafa and his 25 year-old girlfriend, Yun Lu (Lucy) Lin, are the top suspects in the first-degree murder case of Tyler Pratt, who was just 39 at the time of his death. The couple has also been connected to the attempted murder of another person. Read More: “We encourage you to turn yourself in” Toronto Couple Wanted For Murder Believed To Have Left The Country Police later revealed that the couple fled the country within 24 hours of committing the murder. They fled to eastern Europe and were actively evading police. Hamilton Police released a statement on Monday announcing that the couple had been arrested in Hungary and that the “...

A Retired Nun Has Plead Guilty To Stealing Over $800K From A Catholic School To Gamble In Las Vegas

A 79-year-old retired nun from California has plead guilty to stealing over $800,000 to gamble in Las Vegas. Mary Margaret Kreuper, the principal at Torrance’s St. James Catholic School for over 28 years, admitted to stealing funds from 2008 to 2018. Kreuper admitted to using the money to pay for “large gambling expenses incurred at casinos and certain credit card charges.” It seems Kreuper’s guilty conscious caught up with her because she cooperated with the feds. During a plea agreement, Kreuper admitted her wrongful doings and was charged with one count of wire fraud and one count of money laundering. The former nun could face up to 40 years in federal prison. READ MORE: After Her Elderly Patient Died From COVID-19, This Nurse Stole Their Credit Card To Buy Herself Snacks At...

Trudeau Just Announced That Canada Will Donate 100 Million COVID-19 Vaccines To Developing Countries

On Sunday morning, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada will share 100 million COVID-19 vaccines with the world. At a press conference at the end of the G7 leader’s summit in England, Trudeau said Canada will provide funding to the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator to help 87 million doses be provided to developing countries. In addition, the country is donating 13 million surplus shots to other countries through the global vaccine-sharing initiative COVAX, Trudeau said. The sharing of doses will happen once Canada’s domestic vaccine rollout is complete. To date, Trudeau said Canada has spent $2.5 billion to “help address this crisis globally.” “We are one of only four countries that has already paid our fair share to the ACT-Accelerator, which supports global...

After Her Elderly Patient Died From COVID-19, This Nurse Stole Their Credit Card To Buy Herself Snacks At A Vending Machine

A nurse in the U.K. found herself facing some big charges after it was discovered that she was using the credit card of a recently-passed patient to get herself some treats. On Jan. 24, an 83-year-old woman passed away after complications from COVID. Ayesha Basharat, worked as a healthcare assistant in a the hospital’s COVID-19 ward. Less than 20 minutes after the woman’s passing, Basharat took her credit card and went to a vending machine to make several purchases. She was caught on camera. Four days later, on Jan. 28, police came and arrested her at her workplace. Basharat originally claimed that she was innocent and that she used the woman’s card by accident, intending to use her own. However courts deemed this unlikely as the cards are different colours. On June 9, Ba...

Mixed Feelings In Canada After Billions Of Dollars Down The Pipe Following Joe Biden’s Cancellation Of Keystone XL Project

The $9 billion oil pipeline project expected to bring crude oil from Canada’s Western sands to U.S. refiners was terminated Wednesday by TC Energy Corp. and Alberta’s provincial government. The Keystone XL Project, a project that had been in the works since 2008, was cancelled by TC Energy Corp. after U.S. President Joe Biden revoked a key permit needed for the project to continue running. If successful, the pipeline would have transported 830,000 barrels of oil from Hardisty, Alta., to Nebraska, and then connect back to the original keystone at the U.S. refineries. “We remain disappointed and frustrated with the circumstances surrounding the Keystone XL project, including the cancellation of the presidential permit for the pipeline’s border crossing,” Alberta’...

El Chapo’s Wife Pleaded Guilty To Drug Charges In The U.S And Is Awaiting Sentencing

The wife of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman pleaded guilty Thursday to charges in the US related to her husband’s criminal empire.  Emma Coronel Aispuro, 31, made her guilty plea in Washington with the assistance of a translator. Her charges include conspiring to distribute heroin, marijuana, cocaine, and methamphetamine. She also pleads guilty to money laundering and engaging in transactions with a foreign narcotics officer. Prosecutors claim that she “worked closely with the command and control structure” of her husband’s cartel and was responsible for large quantities of drugs being smuggled into the US. She has also been accused of being a key member in planning Guzman’s two escapes from prison in Mexico. Her husband El Chapo, was once considered to be the most powerful dru...

A 6-Year-Old In Michigan Was Shot In The Arm By His Neighbour Who Was Released On $10,000 Bail

A six year-old boy named Coby from Ypsilanti Township, Michigan, is recovering from a bullet wound received from a neighbour, 29 year-old Ryan Le-Nguyen, according to Fox 2 Detroit. The first-grader left his bike on Le-Nguyens front yard, prompting the incensed neighbour to come outside and threaten him with a sledgehammer. Once Coby started moving away, Le-Nguyen went back inside his house, grabbed a gun and shot the child in his arm, from behind the window of his house. The Washtenaw County Sheriff arrested Le-Nguyen and charged him with assault accompanied by an intent to murder. Three days later, he was released on a $10,000 bond. Police are unaware of what might have been said between Le-Nguyen and the six year-old to escalate the situation. “He tried hitting me with a sledgeham...

This T-Shirt Travelled The World During The Pandemic To Bring Us Together

Many lives changed during the pandemic, and Siddhant Agarwal’s was one of them.  Agarwal is the creator of Project HOPE, a campaign aimed to connect us all during the pandemic, through a traveling t-shirt. The t-shirt, nicknamed HOPE has made its way across 5 continents, landing in the hands of various artists on the journey. The artists created a vlog while wearing the shirt, giving audiences a taste of their city and lockdown story before sending off the t-shirt off to the next person to do the same. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Siddhant Agarwal (@siddhant_vikas) “The t-shirt serves as a real bond and gives the project a tangible feeling which is exactly what has been missing during this time of video calls,” Agarwal said in an interview with 6ixbuzz. Project HOPE embodie...

Harry And Meghan Welcome Baby Girl Into Their Family

On Friday, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their healthy baby girl, Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana into the world. “It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their daughter, Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world,” a statement issued by the Sussex’s press secretary said. The baby girl weighed 7 lbs, 11 oz and was born at 11:40 a.m. Both mother and daughter are healthy and resting at home. The baby’s first name, Lilibet is a sentimental tribute to her great-grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen, and her middle name Diana is in honour of her grandmother, Princess Diana, the announcement said. Harry and Meghan also released a thank you statement along with the announcement Sunday, reading, “S...

A Judge In This U.S. State Overturned A Ban On Assault Weapons, Comparing An AR-15 To A Swiss Army Knife

A California judge overturned a lifelong ban on assault weapons as he compared an AR-15 to a Swiss Army knife. Yes, you read correct, an AR-15 was compared to a Swiss Army knife. The same guns used in several mass shootings across the U.S. READ MORE: This U.S. State Is Giving Away Guns, Trucks & Cash If You Get Vaccinated U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez of San Diego, stated the ban on the assault weapons infringes on America’s Second Amendment, which states U.S. citizens have the right to bear arms. This argument has been used several times by gun lobbyists when harsher gun laws have attempted to push through the Senate. Judge Benitez compared the AR-15 to a Swiss Army knife citing it’s a perfect combination of “home defence weapon and homeland defence equipment....

Florida Boy Shot By Real Gunfire After Going On A Paintball Drive By With His Father

A 10-year-old boy from Opa-locka, Fla., and his father fired off paintballs into a crowd, during a “drive by” on Sunday night. Although the ‘bullets’ in a paint ball gun are just pellets, it seems that someone feared the shots were real and returned fire with their gun, injuring the 10-year-old boy. According to ABC News, 26-year-old Michael Williams claims his son asked him if he would take him on a “drive by shooting” with his paintball gun, to which he said yes. During the drive by, the boy discharged a number of pellets at a residence. The owner of the home, Gregory Barns, believed the paintball shots were real gunfire. Police stated he thought “he and his family were under attack.” In what Barns thought was self defence, he shot off a single bullet at the vehic...