Coronavirus updates: Dozens of fraternity members test positive for COVID-19, officials say

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 673,000 people worldwide. Over 17.3 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed […]

U of T expert attributes ‘dozens of deaths’ to decline in Toronto police traffic ticketing

Nestor Duque remembers the way he felt about the level of police traffic enforcement when he arrived in Canada in 1972, and the difference now, as he mourns his sister’s longtime love. “When I arrived I was shocked. It felt like there was one police officer for every driver — I learned my lesson very […]

White Island volcano: New Zealand’s eruption leaves dozens of Australians feared missing

A criminal investigation has been launched after a volcanic eruption in New Zealand killed five with eight more presumed dead. Forty-seven people were on White Island, 50km north-east of New Zealand, when the volcano erupted with a large plume of ash and steam at 2.11pm on Monday. Police Deputy Commissioner John Tim announced the investigation […]

White Island volcano eruption: dozens missing after fatal incident in New Zealand | World news

One person is dead and as many as 27 people are unaccounted for after New Zealand’s White Island volcano erupted on Monday, with police and emergency services unable to search the island for the missing due to unstable conditions, toxic gases and ash fall. The country’s most active cone volcano erupted at 2.11pm on Monday […]