Criminal charges laid against men behind ‘Your Ward News’

Criminal charges have been laid against the editor and publisher of a controversial local publication routinely described as “hate propaganda”. Lisa and Warren Kinsella, political strategists, pundits and activists, brought a criminal complaint against James Sears and Leroy St. Germaine for uttering threats in the pages of Your Ward News, which was recently banned from […]

Understanding Canada’s hate laws

Virtually all residents of Ward 32 are familiar with a publication delivered to their doors by Canada Post, deceptively titled Your Ward News. Many have labeled it a racist and hateful publication. The publication features anti-Semitic rants about “ZioMarxists,” “parasites,” and the classic “illegitimate Zionist apartheid state of Israel that holocausts Palestinians.” Other targets include […]

Letters to the Editor for July 21, 2015

Re: Clarity needed for path congestion, Letters to the Editor, Beach Metro News, June 30: It should be noted that the City of Toronto web site states: “On trails, stay to the right, pass to the left and remember that pedestrians always have the right-of-way.” It is important to understand that mixed use recreational trails […]

Provincial funding boost for hate crimes

Standing down the street from the office of what many call a hate-filled newspaper, Beaches-East York MPP Arthur Potts announced more funding on July 16 for police who investigate hate crimes. Over the next two years, the Ontario government will spend $399,000 to maintain the Hate Crime and Extremism Investigative Team – a coordinated effort […]