Det. Sgt. Robert Reecks, head of the bias crime unit, yesterday said investigators have ruled out other possibilities, such as a personal feud or a landlord-tenant dispute.
This is an important step in the campaign to eliminate racism and discrimination,
The Federal Anti-Racism Commission said enshrining different rights for foreigners in an amended law could spark prejudice and racism as well as jeopardise integration. The commission said proposals to be discussed by parliament went against international principles of equality. Under the proposals the legal status of foreigners would depend on certain criteria, including professional and language skills, as well as their ability to integrate.
Despite visible signs of ill health -- skin as pale as parchment and a wildly wobbling mouth -- Mr. Arafat struck a Churchillian pose as he visited a Ramallah hospital, flashing victory signs at the hundreds of chanting and cheering Palestinians who showed up to see him. It was a sweet return for the 73-year-old Palestinian leader, who had been isolated by Israeli armour for nearly five months and declared
Riasat Ali Khan, 69, was shot Sunday evening as he got out of his car and walked toward his home, RCMP said. He staggered to the door of his house in Surrey, B.C., where he was found by his son. Someone called his name before they shot him, Salim Karim, a family friend and president of the Vancouver-based Pakistan-Canada Association, told globeandmail.com. Mr. Khan, a businessman who worked in insurance and real estate, was rushed to hospital where he underwent surgery. He died early this morning in the operating room, Mr. Karim said.
The petition, titled Time to Move Beyond War, urges Prime Minister Jean Chr