Ontario subway fatality treated as a homicide by police Month: June 2018

Month: June 2018

Ontario subway fatality treated as a homicide by police

Police say the latest fatality in Toronto's subway wasn't an accident. They are treating the death of a man in his 20s at one of Ontario's busiest subway stations as a homicide. Police were called to the Yonge and Bloor Street station where they found the man had been killed by one of the subway trains. They later arrested a 40-year-old male suspect but have not yet laid charges. Cops reviewed video footage of the incident to come to the homicide conclusion. The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) said it will see that the driver of the subway train receives any emotional support and help,…

Violent crimes on the rise in Ontario, particularly in Toronto

It seems that no neighbourhood in Toronto is safe anymore. Violent crimes are on the rise and they aren't relegated to lower income areas, either. The Bay and Yorkville area in Toronto is one of the most affluent in Ontario. Yet it is where a successful 37-year-old CEO lost his life to a gunshot in May while he was simply out for a walk. Witnesses told police the man was shot at close range by a gunman who got into a silver Mercedes after the shooting and sped away. Police don't know if the victim was targeted or if the shooting…

The Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act

According to the Government of Canada, the increasing number of overdoses and deaths caused by opioids has become a national public health crisis. In an effort to protect Canadians and encourage people to prioritize saving a life, an act providing legal protection to witnesses during a crisis situation became law in May of 2017.   What Protection Does the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act Afford? If you or someone that you are with is experiencing an overdose, getting help could make the difference between life and death. With that being said, the fear of facing serious consequences as a result of…

The Impact Of Arrest On A Young Person’s Future

“Good habits formed at youth make all the difference” – Aristotle Even over two thousand years later, Aristotle’s words ring true. While society’s younger members often make mistakes that are attributed to lack of life experience, the foundation that they lay early on can have a significant impact on the rest of their life. The Effects Of An Early Arrest When it comes to pursuing 4-year post-secondary education and reaping the benefits often associated with an advanced degree, young people who have had experience with the criminal justice system are shown to be far less likely to benefit. A study examining the…

Are you facing professional misconduct charges as an accountant?

As an accountant in Ontario, you would not have been where you are without investing substantial resources into gaining the qualifications necessary to practice your profession. For this reason, society typically holds CPAs to high standards of conduct. If you face allegations of misconduct, your personal and professional reputation could suffer significant harm that might even have long-term consequences. Your chosen field of work can be intensely competitive with mounting pressure to perform. If someone accuses you of straying into questionable activities, proactive steps to obtain skilled legal counsel may put you in the best position to protect yourself. Know…


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