Nov 25th, 2012
By Jayme Poisson At the end of a day spent talking about some of the most intractable issues in this city, Laurel Broten, the province’s education and now newly minted children and youth minister, gave this message to Toronto’s Somali community: “Today is just the beginning.” The remarks came at the ...
In Crime & Corruption
Apr 10th, 2011
TORONTO — About 20 Canadians have travelled to Somalia to join Al-Shabab, a federal official said two weeks after a Toronto man was arrested as he was allegedly leaving to enlist in the al-Qaeda-linked terrorist group. As many as three of the Canadians may have been killed so far, the official added,...
In East Africa
Apr 4th, 2011
One of the two Somali-Canadian women believed to have been lured from Toronto by the Al Shabaab is the niece of the prime minister of Somalia, sources say, and efforts are being made at the highest level in that country to get her out of the “clutches” of the outlawed terrorist group. “I can’t talk [...