Julian Fantino

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Woman wearing ISIS bandana charged in knife incident at Toronto mall: source

LISTEN: Law enforcement analyst Julian Fantino joins AM640 to discuss the incident's terrorist ties. When asked about the incident Tuesday evening, Toronto Police Chief Mark...

Anti-Semitic Canadian Fugitive Living The High Life In Bangladesh

Julian Fantino says, “I recall that it took a very long time for the Attorney General of the day to give the OPP permission to...

Julian Fantino endorses Kevin O'Leary for CPC leadership

(subscription) (subscription)Former Harper cabinet minister Julian Fantino announced Monday that he's endorsing Kevin O'Leary for leadership. “We are pleased to be receiving the endorsement...

OPP trying to control officers' lives, says Bracebridge man's lawyer - www.muskokaregion.com/

www.muskokaregion.com/OPP trying to control officers' lives, says Bracebridge man's lawyerwww.muskokaregion.com/One of the submissions made by Girvin during the November hearing was a letter by then-OPP...

Good leaders aren't afraid to cry

Admitting he wept, said Lewis, raised some eyebrows especially considering he was deputy commissioner of the OPP and soon to be appointed commissioner to replace...

Julian Fantino's Claims That Language Email Was Doctored Proved Wrong

OTTAWA — A document obtained under access-to-information laws refutes former Conservative cabinet minister Julian Fantino's claim that an email at the heart of an official...

Fantino joins Deepak Obhrai Tory leadership campaign, to focus on minorities, immigrant communities

(subscription) (subscription)Then-associate defence minister Julian Fantino, left, playfully pulls his caucus colleague Deepak Obhrai's trademark scarf at a diplomatic reception at the home of...

Fantino joins Deepak Obhrai Tory leadership campaign, to focus on minorities, immigrant communities

(subscription) (subscription)Then-associate defence minister Julian Fantino, left, playfully pulls his caucus colleague Deepak Obhrai's trademark scarf at a diplomatic reception at the home of...

The players involved in Ontario's third-party campaign advertising

The group did not disclose any donors in its Elections Ontario filings, but its website shows supportive messages from local movers and shakers, including former...

Shooting victim wins right to sue Toronto police

In the latest development in years-long legal saga, a Toronto divisional court has struck down an appeal by Toronto police to prevent Patrong, 31, from...

Think Canada's police now have enlightened views toward Pride? Think again.

(blog) (blog)1994/1995: Julian Fantino's fabricated kiddie-porn panic in London, Ontario results in over 500 charges. 1996: Police raid Remington's, a Toronto gay strip club,...

LIFESTORY: Dave Godfrey took great pride in 'protecting the flock'

He recounted stories about just how rare Godfrey used to enjoy his steaks and also reminisced about the time he and Godfrey went fishing with...

How Veterans Affairs uses social media to bring 100-year-old battles to life

A team at Veterans Affairs is marking the anniversary of a battle that took place 100 years ago, but they're using 21st century technology to...

Choose cop reforms wisely

Our politicians and officials need to choose carefully, with regard to what is best for the police force and the public, as opposed to simply...

Toronto Police Apology for Bathhouse Raids is Too Little, Too Late

The TPS has also regularly placed anti-gay, not to mention racist, people in positions of power, perhaps manifested best by former Toronto police chief and...

When will Toronto stop blaming pedestrians for traffic fatalities?

TVO (registration) (blog)TVO (registration) (blog)Police chief Julian Fantino orders tougher enforcement of traffic laws, including jaywalking. 2003: A police campaign urges pedestrians to “cross the...

Ottawa revives Harper-era legal arguments to block pensions for injured vets

Those arguments were later repudiated when O'Toole was brought in to replace the embattled Julian Fantino, who had a fractious relationship with veterans groups. O'Toole...

Rogers seeks to revive multicultural OMNI newscasts in CRTC proposal

(subscription) (subscription)Last June, Julian Fantino, who at the time was the Conservative MP for Vaughan, just north of Toronto, led the public outcry against...

Niki stumps for Sanders, Conservatives lose their minds

(subscription)open quote 761b1b Not only did 16 Conservative federal candidates use an American firm in their 2011 election campaigns, two of them — Rick...

Conservatives drop same sex marriage ban in refresh of party, policy

A resolution that supported peace officers issuing tickets for small amounts of possession was supported by members including former Toronto police chief and cabinet minister...

2016 Conservative convention: How should we describe Tories now?

... a reasonable debate on a proposal to allow peace officers to ticket, rather than criminally arrest, individuals found in possession of small quantities of...

Conservatives drop same sex marriage ban in refresh of party, policy

A resolution that supported peace officers issuing tickets for small amounts of possession was supported by members including former Toronto police chief and cabinet minister...

Conservative leadership: 1 year out, declared and undeclared candidates make their pitch

Conservative delegates are about to get a chance to kick the tires of a who's who of party leadership hopefuls. The Conservative Party won't elect...

'The past is no place to linger': Stephen Harper farewell opens Conservative convention

The grassroots of the Conservative Party had waited a long time to hear from Stephen Harper. When he finally spoke Thursday evening at the party's...

One year in for Toronto police chief, no sign of 'transformational change': Keenan

Whatever their faults — and there were many for various critics to focus on — Toronto's last two chiefs were expert at projecting the authority...

Lawyer for injured Afghan veterans says court action turns 'Liberal election campaign into a lie'

The federal government is taking veterans back to court to try to block certain benefits for injured and wounded soldiers, despite a Liberal campaign promise...

Time for Trudeau to offer straight talk on crooked F-35 procurement

(subscription) (subscription)Remember Harper's quotes about a “contract” for the F-35 when there wasn't one? Remember Julian Fantino and Chris Alexander breaking the Baloney Barrier...

Afghan interpreter finally coming to Canada

Former veteran affairs ministers Julian Fantino and Erin O'Toole were helpful. The people who represent German and international interpreters — Andre Lindemann, president of the...

Hwy 417 lane closed at Kinburn after single-vehicle collision

OPP Commissioner Julian Fantino addresses the media regarding the OPP's new stance on traffic safety as he is flanked by two cruisers with the new...

5 ways the budget turns back the clock on the Harper era

After six months in power, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government has already rolled back many of the signature initiatives enacted by former prime minister...

Love-in for Peter Sloly mixes tributes to a 'thought leader' with rage at his rejection: James

Earlier, Sloly, Forde and two other senior officers (Dave McLeod and Carl Davis) had gone to then-chief Julian Fantino to refute Fantino's public stance that...

Justin Trudeau's Italian problem

(subscription)After all, he had just pulled off one of the major upsets of Election 2015 by defeating Tory cabinet minister Julian Fantino. Barbieri was...

Veterans Affairs minister promises Afghan war memorial, but won't say when

“We will treat them with care, compassion and respect, not only getting them the services they need but also the commemoration they deserve. We will...

Liberate Queen's Park rally and last Late Shift

Opposition leader Patrick Brown, former councillor Doug Ford, Don Cherry, Kevin O'Leary, Dr. Charles McVety, Julian Fantino, Justin “Shaker” Van Dette, Mayor John Tory and...

Afghan war memorial in limbo as Liberals roll back perceived Tory militarism

Then-veterans affairs minister Julian Fantino announced the National Memorial to Canada's Mission in Afghanistan in May 2014. The project, pegged at about $5 million, was...

Peter Sloly: last man standing no more

It began in 2005, when the board chose Blair to succeed Julian Fantino. Working together, the board and the new chief created a leadership team...

Scott Brison sets out to stop the budget's March madness

Spin Cycle: The contribution of lapsed spending to deficit slaying · Harper government withholds millions budgeted for crime programs · Aboriginal Affairs spending shortfall amounts...

Government backs disputed mining institute

(subscription) (subscription)CIRDI was established in 2013 to “deliver knowledge on proven regulation and oversight to help resource-rich developing countries create jobs and economic growth,"...

Have you seen our keys? Who else has a Key to The Six?

Former McDonald's executive and Ronald McDonald House founder George Cohon. Keys presented by Mayor David Miller. - The Dalai Lama. - Former Toronto Police Chief...

How do you get a key to Toronto? Depends on who the mayor is

Keys have been given out to well-known Torontonians and residents of the city including former deputy mayor Case Ootes, former police chief Julian Fantino, Mike...

Toronto police lose a visionary reformer in Peter Sloly: Editorial

That was the strategy successfully pursued by the previous chief Bill Blair after he lost out to Julian Fantino in 1999. But Sloly's temperament doesn't...

Kent Hehr: The Energizer Bunny who's back in the game

If there's any portolio that needs that touch, it's the one marked in the Stephen Harper era by budget underspending, closed offices, a stone wall...

Rona and Tony, pot and the census: 'Hypocrites' doesn't quite cover it

(subscription) (subscription)Julian Fantino was a big supporter of the Rona Doctrine: 'Don't let the Liberals addict the children' was his message to constituents in...

2015 Newsmakers in Vaughan: Fantino can't fend off...

That was just one of the early signs that Conservatives were worried Vaughan voters could switch back to supporting the Liberals, which had held the...

Ideas, issues that sparked editorials in 2015

Our very first editorial in January discussed our belief that then-federal Minister for Veterans Affairs, Julian Fantino was an early sacrifice on the altar of...

Accusations retirées contre l'ex-ministre et chef de police Julian Fantino

Les accusations déposées contre l'ancien chef de police de Toronto et ex-ministre conservateur, Julian Fantino, ont été abandonnées après une brève comparution en cour, mercredi...

Crown drops private assault charge against Julian Fantino

“Mr. Fantino cannot be charged with assault with a weapon because that charge didn't exist in 1973,” McInnes told court. “And there is no evidence...

Former MP Julian Fantino's assault case dropped

The Crown has dropped privately laid assault charges against former federal cabinet minister Julian Fantino in an alleged incident 42 years ago. Crown Attorney John...

Assault charges dropped against former MP Julian Fantino - Maclean's

TORONTO — The Crown has dropped privately laid assault charges against former federal cabinet minister Julian Fantino following an alleged incident 42 years ago. Crown...

Julian Fantino's Decades-Old Assault Charges Dropped

TORONTO — The Crown has dropped privately laid assault charges against former federal cabinet minister Julian Fantino following an alleged incident 42 years ago. Crown...