Verdict expected in April for Canadian accused in Indonesia sex assault case

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JAKARTA, Indonesia – The family of a Canadian teacher accused of sexually abusing three students at an international school in Indonesia says a verdict in his case is expected by April.

Neil Bantleman’s family says the judge presiding over the Burlington, Ont., man’s trial told his lawyers they have until March 3 to call witnesses, after which a verdict will be announced on April 2.

The family says the timeline means the defence has only seven days to call witnesses, compared to 11 days granted to the prosecution.



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    Bantleman was arrested in July along with an Indonesian teaching assistant, and both are accused of sexually abusing three students at the Jakarta International School.

    Both men have maintained their innocence and the school’s principal and a number of fellow teachers also say the two are innocent.

    Bantleman’s family has pointed out that Bantleman and the assistant, Ferdinand Tjiong, were only arrested after the parents of one of the alleged child victims failed in their efforts to reach a financial settlement with the school over alleged abuse by school janitors.

    The janitors have been sentenced to up to eight years in prison following their separate but related trial. Their lawyers have called the verdicts unfair and have vowed to appeal.

    Both Bantleman and Tjiong could face up to 15 years in prison if convicted.

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Former Okanagan pastor who was religiously motivated to beat his children sent to prison

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VERNON – The “controlling and manipulative” Okanagan man believed he had the blessing of the Bible when he beat his children.

But a judge says that doesn’t excuse criminal conduct and he sentenced the man to 4.5 years imprisonment.

The assaults took place in the family home at or near Armstrong between October 2009 and August 2012 when the three children were between the ages of 18 months and four years.


Their father, identified in court documents as L.I., would frequently hit the children with a nine inch long wooden comb, or his hands, causing bruises and welts.

On one occasion, L.I. pinned his two-year-old son to the floor and covered his mouth and nose until the child’s face turned red.

The man’s anger was triggered by incidents as trivial as the children saying “gonna” instead of “going to”.

When his wife tried to stop the abuse, the offender shushed her saying: “This is the way the Bible tells us to treat children. Otherwise, they will become liars and prostitutes.”

L.I. was also convicted of sexual assault for raping his wife numerous times when she refused his advances.

In her Victim Impact Statement, she says the years of abuse have left her with severe anxiety, fear of men, an eating disorder and consistent neck pain from being hit so often.

She says her children also continue to suffer anxiety, nightmares, low self-esteem and a lot of anger.

In handing down the prison sentence, B.C. Supreme Court Justice Frank Cole said: “Unfortunately, the offender has no insight into his cruel and selfish behaviour. The principles of denunciation and deterrence are paramount in this case.”

The judge also noted: “The offender fails to understand that violence, especially when dealing with young children, will most likely only teach them that people that love them have a right to hurt them.”

A pre-sentence psychological assessment stated: “Mr. I.’s main risks for violence appear to be attributable to his historic violent behaviour in the setting of his intimate relationships contributed to by personality dysfunction and interpersonal deficit.”

The assessment also concluded L.I. does not display insight or remorse for his actions.

“His presentation suggests psychological treatment might be difficult given his personality structure.”

The 42 year-old-man is a former pastor who did missionary work in Africa.

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Snow covered charity bins in Halifax

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HALIFAX – The heavy snow buildup is causing problems for charitable organizations in Halifax. Programs with clothing donations bins in parking lots are having trouble keeping them cleared out, making it tough for willing donors to pass along their used goods.

Two drop-off bins – one belonging to Big Brothers, Big Sisters and the other to the Canadian Diabetes Association – have been pretty much off limits for the past week in the Tantallon area. Mounds of icy snow surround them, making it impossible for donors to access them.


“We have places that are wonderful hosts to our boxes all year and you know they have to clean out lots, so the snow’s the problem, nothing else,” said Carol Goddard, Executive Director of Big Brothers, Big Sisters.

Goddard says truck drivers usually clear areas in front of the boxes, but the rain and quick freezing last week froze everything, and made it difficult to dig them out.

Goddard is working with Tantallon Canadian Tire, which owns the parking lot. “We don’t have the physical ability to move it (snow),” said Goddard, “If they can help us and we’ll pay to get that cleaned out, but it’s a challenge.”

A nearby Superstore lot has easy access to their donation boxes. At the Young Street Superstore in Halifax, snow around the bins is cleared away. But the box for the Diabetes Society took some work to make it accessible, said Joanna Dunn. “Many of the snow plow operators are very good to us,” said the PEI and Nova Scotia Manager of the Canadian Diabetes Clothesline Programs. Dunn adds, “They’ll help us by clearing as much of the snow as they can in front of the bins, but even still, it always means our drivers will have to shovel somewhat in front of the bins.”

The Salvation Army Thrift Store pays people to clean around their bins. Another one on Young Street in Halifax, owned by an animal rescue organization, is almost buried.

Snow or not, charities don’t get as many donations this time of year. So it’s important they get whatever they can said Dunn. “With 9-million canadians living with diabetes, or pre-diabetes, all the donations go towards helping those people.”

Most charities offer free pickups of donations, so you can contact the charity of your choice to arrange a time.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper wants a hockey team in Quebec City

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QUEBEC CITY – Hopeful enthusiasm has gripped Quebec City.

Moments after NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced plans to expand the league, Quebecor, the company managing the city’s brand new amphitheatre, released this statement:



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    “Quebecor plans to participate in the process announced by the NHL and submit its candidacy in order to bring the Nordiques back to Quebec City.

    “Quebecor has consistently stated that its objective is to establish an NHL franchise in Quebec City and it intends to make every effort to achieve that goal.”

    Bettman was careful not to make any promises, but seemed to point to Las Vegas as a possibility for a new franchise.

    The city of Seattle is also considered to be in the running.

    It didn’t take long for Prime Minister Stephen Harper to jump into the debate.

    “There is no better place for an expansion team in the national hockey league than this city – Quebec – which is a great hockey centre,” Harper told reporters on Thursday.

    When asked if Markham, Ont. could take part in the dream too, Harper responded: “Ontario already has two teams. We need two teams in Quebec.”

    A few steps away, Quebec City mayor Régis Labeaume was beaming.

    “We’re happy we built the amphitheatre. This morning, I was just thinking what would we be feeling if we hadn’t built it? We would have felt very cheap,” he said.

    “Now we have the building, we know we have a chance and we’ll see. We’ll let Quebecor people work on that.”

    Quebecor will be the manager of the soon-to-be-opened Videotron Centre for the next 25 years.

    The state-of-the-art facility in Quebec City, which seats 18,259 for hockey, is set to officially open in September 2015.

    It was designed to meet NHL standards.

    The NHL estimated the cost of a new franchise at around $500 million (US).

    The new team – or teams – would begin playing in 2017-2018.

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‘Testicle-eating’ fish with human-like teeth found in New Jersey

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TORONTO – A rare South American fish, known for its human-like teeth, was caught in a pond in New Jersey last weekend.

Ron Rossi and his son Frank were fishing at Swedes Lake on Sunday when they hooked the pacu.

“We scoop this thing up and brought it up. We didn’t know what kind of fish it was,” Ron told ABC News.

“I’ve never seen anything like that before in the lake. It was different,” Frank said.

After a bit of Internet research, the pair discovered it was in fact a pacu, a relative of piranhas.

As National Geographic points out, pacus normally swim the waters of the Amazon, not in man-made ponds in the U.S.

A young boy views a Pacu fish at the Beijing Aquarium on May 30, 2012.

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New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection said pacus are often purchased as pets and dumped into lakes when they become too large for home aquariums.

“These fish do not survive in colder water, so we encourage people not to release it into the wild but to humanely destroy the fish,” the department said in a statement.

Pacus have been given a bad rap over the years with claims of the South American fish biting human testicles.

In a 2013 interview with National Geographic, Copenhagen’s Blue Planet Aquarium curator Lars Skou Olsen said the testicle-biting claims are “rumours” after a pacu was captured in Denmark waters.

National Geographic reported the rumours are believed to have started in Papua New Guinea after local media reported two men died after being castrated by a pacu.

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Taylor Swift to put ‘1989’ album on Apple Music

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TORONTO – In a change of heart, Taylor Swift has decided to put her 1989 album on Apple Music. Swift tweeted Thursday, “After the events of this week, I’ve decided to put 1989 on Apple Music…and happily so.”

Apple announced Sunday that it will pay royalties to artists and record labels for music played during a free, three-month trial of its new streaming music service following public criticism from the pop superstar.


Apple had already agreed to share revenue from paid subscriptions to the new Apple Music service, which will cost $10 a month.

READ MORE: Apple’s about-face on music royalties a victory for musicians and shrewd business move

But Swift said she would withhold her latest album from the service because Apple wasn’t planning to pay artists and labels directly for the use of their music during the free, introductory period.

Swift said the decision to put the album on Apple Music is not an exclusive deal with the tech company.

“This is simply the first time it’s felt right in my gut to stream my album. Thank you, Apple, for your change of heart,” she tweeted.

1989 is not available on any other streaming app at this time.

READ MORE: Indie music labels back Apple Music after decision to pay artists during free trial

On Wednesday, a number of prominent indie music labels – including Beggars Group, which represents artists like U.K. pop star Adele – said they were happy with the changes to Apple’s terms and agreed to support the deal.

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Calgary to construct innovative interchange on Macleod Trail

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WATCH: Calgary’s latest big construction project is being seen as a forward thinking change in how we design our interchanges. Expected to be much safer and quicker for commuters slogging through a major intersection. It’s also hoped it will build community spirit. Doug Vaessen explains.

CALGARY – The city has announced plans to construct an interchange on Macleod Trail that will be unlike anything Calgarians have ever seen before.


Calgary’s first-ever divergent diamond interchange (DDI) will be located at Macleod Trail and 162nd Avenue South.

A diverging diamond interchange is designed in such a way that the two directions of traffic on 162nd Avenue will briefly cross to the opposite side of each other on bridges over Macleod Trail. This allows for more effective traffic flow at the signalized intersections within the interchange, and for left-turning vehicles to proceed without crossing opposing traffic.

“The new interchange allows for free-flowing traffic on Macleod Trail while making it easier for people to use the services off 162 Avenue and Sun Valley Boulevard,” said Ward 13 Councillor, Diane Colley-Urquhart.

“The interchange will also allow motorists to travel smoother and faster along Macleod Trail, whether they are going to communities in the far south of Calgary, or heading north towards the city centre,” added Ward 14 Councillor, Peter Demong.

WATCH: This YouTube video shows the design for an innovative new diamond interchange for Macleod Trail and 162 Ave, South.

The interchange design, which was first seen in Missouri, was once hailed by Popular Science magazine as one of the “100 best innovations of 2009.” Since then, it has been used in a number of locations in the United States, and in various countries around the world.

When completed, Calgary’s DDI will be the first built in any urban centre in Canada.

This design significantly reduces delays and improves efficiency, compared to a more traditional diamond interchange.

“The DDI has significant operational benefits, particularly related to the timing of traffic signals which allows for more effective traffic flow through the interchange,” said Kara Wolfe, Senior Transportation Engineer and Project Manager for The City.

“The DDI design also allows us to begin developing a simple detour system early in the construction schedule and the opportunity of working on the bridge overpasses much earlier in the project schedule.”

Construction of the first phase of a roadway detour will start later this summer, and will allow for the construction of two bridge overpasses this fall and winter.

Other detour phases and more roadway construction will take place in 2016 and 2017.

It is anticipated that the interchange will be completed by the fall of 2017.

This project also includes intersection improvements at Shawville Boulevard and 162 Avenue, and a basket weave structure to accommodate access for southbound traffic onto Shawville Boulevard (south end of area shopping centre).

The estimated cost for this project is $65 million.

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Family abandons sprawling home after creepy letters from ‘The Watcher’

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WATCH ABOVE:  A large six-bedroom home in New Jersey…is being watched. At least according to a lawsuit filed by its new owners who paid $1.3 million for their “dream home” in the picturesque town of Westfield. 

A New Jersey family has abandoned their sprawling, six-bedroom, $1.3-million home after they received anonymous letters claiming they were being watched.

The anonymous letters, signed by “The Watcher,” began arriving three days after the Broaddus family took possession of the house in June 2014.


The Watcher says in the letters that his father and grandfather watched the home through the 1900s and “it is now my time.”

“[The house] has been the subject of my family for decades,” the Watcher explains, according to The Gothamist. “I have be [sic] put in charge of watching and waiting for its second coming. My grandfather watched in the 1920s and my father watched it in the 1960s. It is now my time.”

The Watcher claims in another letter, excerpted by NJ苏州美甲美睫培训, that he is “in charge.”

“All the windows and door in (the house) allow me to watch you and track you as you move through the house.”

The Broaddus family is suing the former owners, John and Andrea Woods, who they accuse of knowing about the letters and saying nothing.

The letters, directed at the young family, seem like they are straight out of a horror movie.  The Broaddus family has three young kids, according to CBS News and abandoned the house after they started receiving the letters, some of which appear to reference their kids.

In one letter, according to NJ苏州美甲美睫培训, The Watcher says he asked the previous owners to bring him “young blood.”

“Do you need to fill the house with the young blood I requested?” another letter reads. “Have you found all the secrets it holds. Will the young bloods play in the basement. Who has the bedrooms facing the street? I will know as soon as you move in.”

The cryptic messages were even brought up during a Westfield city council meeting on Tuesday when Mayor Andy Skibitsky said the police have “conducted an exhaustive investigation.” No charges have been laid.

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The ‘new reality’ for meat lovers: steak sticker shock

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WATCH: We live in a world where it’s inevitable that the price of everything will go up and in case you have noticed right now, the price of meat especially beef has been skyrocketing. Here’s David Boushy with how consumers are coping.

Consumers have been confronting steak “sticker shock” since at least the beginning of last summer as ever-higher beef prices have become a fixture at the supermarket.



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    Get used it. Executives at Empire Co. Ltd said Thursday the “new reality” for meat prices is one where skewers, kebobs, steaks and roasts are simply more expensive. Empire, the second-biggest grocery store operator in Canada, owns Sobeys and Canada Safeway among other grocery store banners.

    The average retail price for a sirloin steak was 23.4 per cent higher in May than a year earlier, according to Statistics Canada.

    “Canadians’ love affair with our favourite red protein is definitely being challenged these days,” Sylvain Charlebois, a professor at the University of Guelph’s Food Institute, said.

    Consumer changes

    Beef retail prices have risen more than 40 per cent since the beginning of 2013, Charlebois said, as drought and persistent supply issues have inflamed prices across North America.

    Higher protein costs are forcing changes among consumers, Marc Poulin, Empire’s CEO said. “We’re seeing customers downgrading to different cuts and adjusting to the new reality of pricing, especially on beef.”

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    Sobeys and other grocers are actively trying to mitigate the sticker shock by juggling promotions and bringing in substitute products, Poulin said. “We need to adjust merchandising plans to take that customer reaction into account.”

    Cooling oil

    He also said grocery shoppers in Alberta have dialed grocery budgets back a touch as incomes have felt the chill of sharply lower crude prices.

    The comments comes as employment-insurance applications rise in the province, suggesting the ranks of jobless workers collecting EI is growing.

    MORE: Facing leaner times, Alberta’s grocery shoppers ‘trade down’

    Nearly 28,000 claim applications were received in April (latest data available), or more than double the number from last August when oil prices were just beginning their sharp slide.

    “We’re seeing a bit of consumer weakness,” Poulin said, pointing out markets in and around Alberta’s oil patch in particular. “There are some stores where you can see a weakness due to a lower level of oil activity in the north.”

    WATCH: Depending on where you live in this country, beef and pork products are up by as much as 20 per cent from last year. Sean O’Shea reports.

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Sask. NDP says province is putting student safety at risk

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Watch above: As students celebrate the end of another school year, government critics are calling for money to fix aging infrastructure in rural institutions. Amber Rockliffe looks at the issues and gets the government’s response.

ROSTHERN , Sask. – Saskatchewan’s opposition party is sounding alarm bells over the condition of several schools. Documents obtained by the NDP through a freedom of information request outline serious structural problems at Rosthern High School, Rosthern Elementary, and Colonsay school.



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    The documents say Rosthern High School has a rotting roof, and drywall is falling from the library ceiling.

    “When I see in black and white talk about rotting roofs in danger of collapse, about gym walls that are not structurally sound, about foundations and pads that are sinking, to me that’s serious,”  NDP Leader Cam Broten said Thursday.

    Broten claimed the government denied the Prairie Spirit School Division funding for the repairs, because they are considered ‘pre-existing conditions’, and don’t make the cut for the emergency funding pool.

    “The government is using legalese and ridiculous excuses, talking about pre-existing conditions, as rationale to deny and to be unwilling to fix serious repairs,” Broten explained.

    READ MORE: Saskatoon area school divisions will operate with budget cutbacks

    In a statement, the province said it inherited many of the infrastructure problems from the previous NDP government.

    The province said it boosted its preventative maintenance and repair (PMR) fund for all school boards by 28 per cent over last year to $4.6 million; however the NDP claims it’s not enough. Broten said the PMR fund for the whole Prairie Spirit School Division is $1.3 million, and the three schools alone need $5.2 million in immediate repairs.

    The government said it created both funding pools so preventative projects wouldn’t have to compete for the same dollars as urgent projects.

    Prairie Spirit officials said the division has ‘done its due diligence’ in conducting structural reviews and ensuring students’ safety.

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Recipe: Grilled vegetables with tahini sauce and spicy panko

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I love grilling vegetables because doing so concentrates their natural sugars and amps up their flavour. During the summer, the usual suspects are zucchini, eggplant, onions, peppers and corn. They’re all delicious this way and – Bonus! – they all become tender in an agreeably short amount of time.

But it recently occurred to me that a number of the veggies I love roasting in the oven – broccoli, cauliflower and carrots – might also shine if cooked on the grill. Turns out, they do!


The first problem was to figure out how to cut these vegetables so they wouldn’t fall through the slats of the grill grates. The solution was to keep them in big pieces; I cut the carrots in half lengthwise, left the broccoli attached at the stalk, and sliced the cauliflower head straight down into half-inch cutlets (or “steaks”).

These precautions kept the vegetables from falling into the flames, which allowed me to discover that it took forever for them to become tender. To speed up the process, I started by blanching them. After this quick bath in boiling water, I popped the vegetables in ice water to stop the cooking, then made sure they were dry before oiling, seasoning and grilling.

Suddenly, these guys took no time at all to get tender. And they browned nicely along the way. Yay! Also, sure enough, their flavour became concentrated, just as it does when roasted. Indeed, it was assertive enough to pair up with a tahini sauce and spicy panko crumbs. When the vegetables are this robust, you may even decide you don’t need the grilled steak.



Start to finish: 1 hour

Servings: 8

1/4 cup tahini, well stirred2 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided2 tablespoons water1 tablespoon lemon juice1 teaspoon minced garlicKosher salt1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes1 head broccoli, quartered down the centre1 small head cauliflower, sliced into 1/2-inch-thick “steaks”6 large carrots, peeled and halved lengthwiseVegetable or canola oil, for brushing the vegetablesGround black pepper

In a medium bowl, stir together the tahini, 1 tablespoon of the olive oil, the water, lemon juice, garlic and 1/4 teaspoon of salt. Add additional water if necessary to achieve a pourable consistency. Set aside.

In a large skillet over medium, heat the remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add the breadcrumbs and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the red pepper flakes and a hefty pinch of salt and cook, stirring, until the breadcrumbs turn golden, about 1 minute more. Remove from the heat and set aside.

Heat a grill to medium.

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Set up a bowl of ice and water and place it next to the pot. Add the broccoli and cook for 2 minutes. Use tongs to remove the broccoli from the water and place in the ice water. Cool completely, then pat dry with paper towels. Repeat this process with the cauliflower and carrots, cooking the cauliflower for 2 minutes and the carrots for 3 minutes.

Brush all of the vegetables well on both sides with vegetable oil. Season with salt and pepper and, working in batches if necessary, grill them on direct medium heat, with the grill covered, until they have distinct grill marks on the bottom, about 5 minutes. Turn them over and grill on the second side until they have distinct grill marks on the second side and are tender, about another 5 minutes.

Arrange the vegetables on a platter, drizzle with the tahini sauce and sprinkle the breadcrumbs on top.

Nutrition information per serving: 180 calories; 90 calories from fat (50 per cent of total calories); 10 g fat (1.5 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 0 mg cholesterol; 210 mg sodium; 19 g carbohydrate; 5 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 6 g protein.

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‘Gone with the Wind’ should go the way of Confederate flag: movie critic

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TORONTO —; Classic movie Gone with the Wind should go the way of the Confederate flag, movie writer Lou Lumenick suggested Wednesday.

“If the Confederate flag is finally going to be consigned to museums as an ugly symbol of racism,” he wrote in the New York Post, “what about the beloved film offering the most iconic glimpse of that flag in American culture?”

Lumenick wondered: “What does it say about us as a nation if we continue to embrace a movie that, in the final analysis, stands for many of the same things as the Confederate flag that flutters so dramatically over the dead and wounded soldiers at the Atlanta train station just before the GWTW intermission?”

Released in 1939, Gone with the Wind won Best Picture and seven other Oscars —; including one for supporting actress Hattie McDaniel, the first black person to win.



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    In 1989, the movie was chosen for preservation by the U.S. National Film Registry and it was voted the fourth best American movie of all time by the American Film Institute in 1998.

    Based on Margaret Mitchell’s 1936 novel, the movie was directed by Victor Fleming and starred Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh.

    Although it was a critical and commercial success, Gone with the Wind has long been criticized for glorifying slavery and the Civil War.

    Lumenick said although the N-word is not used in the movie, there are references to “darkies.”

    He added: “There is no direct reference in the film to the Ku Klux Klan, but it’s still pretty clear that the unseen ‘political meeting’ that Rhett and Ashley attend after the attack on Scarlett involves the activities of vigilantes in white sheets.”

    Gone with the Wind is scheduled to be screened July 4 at New York’s Museum of Modern Art and, Lumenick opined, “maybe that’s where this much-loved but undeniably racist artifact really belongs.”

    He didn’t get much support in the comments section.

    “You are an idiot for even suggesting it,” one reader wrote. Another declared: “No one who cares about film would ever suggest anything like this.”

    Tommy Ivey opined: “This film is not pure history of course, but it is not supposed to be. It is a fictional account. But it addresses both the mythical chivalry of the southern upper class culture and the dark side of Master and Slave…hell it even says so in its intro.”

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Police release image of suspect in Vaughan cafe shooting

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WATCH ABOVE: York Regional Police have released an image of a suspect and a vehicle in connection with a Vaughan cafe shooting on Wednesday, in hopes that someone can provide the break they need to apprehend him. The shooting left two people dead and two others injured, with one in life-threatening condition. Catherine McDonald reports.

TORONTO – York Regional Police have released images of the suspect and vehicle of interest in connection with the shooting at the Moka Cafe in Vaughan on Wednesday.

In a tweet, police described the suspect as a man, 5’10” to 5’11”, wearing a grey hoodie and a mask covering his face.

Police said they’re looking for a dark-coloured compact car seen fleeing the scene.

Maria Voci, 47, who worked at the cafe, and 24-year-old Christopher DeSimone were killed after a gunman entered the cafe and opened fire, police said.

Two others were injured and one of them is in life-threatening condition, according to police.

READ MORE: Police seek witnesses after 2 dead, 2 injured in Vaughan café shooting


Julian Fantino, MP for Vaughan and a 40-year law enforcement veteran, offered condolences to the victims and their families of the “senseless crime” in a statement on Thursday.

“Canadians will not tolerate being held hostage in their own communities by thugs and criminals who undermine our security and put our families at risk,” he said.

“I offer my prayers to the families during this most difficult time. Any individual who can help solve this crime should contact York Regional Police.”

Const. Andy Pattenden said officers were canvassing the area Thursday in hopes of finding new leads.

They are speaking to drivers and other people who may have been in the area around the time of the shooting.

Officers are showing them two photos of vehicles that may be connected to the case.

One is of the small, dark-coloured compact vehicle police described on Wednesday.

The other is of a pickup truck, found in the parking lot.

They are both possible vehicles of interest.

READ MORE: Double murder in Vaughan close to 2 other café murders over last year

On Wednesday, investigators said they were looking for a “male with darker skin.”

Police also said they’re looking for dashboard camera footage that may have captured the shooting or the suspect’s escape.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865, email the Homicide Unit at [email protected]苏州美甲美睫培训, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at 广州蒲友苏州美甲美睫培训1800222tips苏州美甲美睫培训, or text a tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.

With a file from Adam Miller

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