Adrian Humphreys, SudburyStar

Adrian Humphreys

SudburyStar

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Recent:
  • SudburyStar
  • National Post
Past:
  • The Vancouver Sun
  • The Chronicle Herald
  • The Montreal Gazette
  • Edmonton Journal
  • Ottawa Citizen
  • London Free Press
  • The Windsor Star
  • Regina Leader Post
  • Calgary Herald

Recent articles by Adrian:

With new arrests at First Nations land occupation in Caledonia, comes echoes of fiery 2006 dispute

The occupation in Caledonia now extends into a third month accompanied by court injunctions, arrests, protests of support and road blockades → Read More

Fugitive suspected triggerman in two Ontario mob murders is found dead in Mexico

Hamilton police say Michael Graham Cudmore’s body was found inside a vehicle abandoned at the side of a rural road at the end of June → Read More

Toronto police warn two fatal stabbings with visible minority victims could be by same killer

'I don’t want to raise any fear or panic I just want people to be aware this is something that we’re looking at, the possibility that these are connected' → Read More

'The only revenge would be to see our persecutors guillotined': Barbara Amiel's knives are out in memoir

'Everyone applauded our undoing,' Amiel writes in her book, Friends and Enemies, of her and husband Conrad Black's riches to rags story. Now it’s Amiel’s turn → Read More

Low-flying helicopter used to smuggle illegal cannabis from Canada to U.S., police say

Four men were arrested and a helicopter, truck and trailer were seized after six search warrants were executed in a joint Canada-U.S. probe that spanned 16 months → Read More

Hysterical passengers ignoring instructions led to many of the injuries in plane collision: investigation

Flight was headed to Sudbury but turned back because of heavy rain here → Read More

Only half of Canada’s would-be cannabis executives granted security clearance by watchdog weeding out criminal ties

Another 1,000 withdrew their applications before a decision was finalized. Details of why they were withdrawn are not available → Read More

Cannabis company executives fight for security clearance against allegations of organized crime links

Grun Labs applied to be a licensed cannabis producer under the old medical marijuana regulations with Health Canada. The government reviewed the application and had no critical concerns → Read More

'Paranoid about the pandemic': How COVID-19 brought the 'largest criminology experiment in history'

Isolation orders, border closures, social distancing and mandated lockdowns will test theories like never before of why crime really happens and how it can be reduced → Read More

Lawsuit seeks to bring orphaned Canadian daughter of suspected ISIL parents from Syrian camp to Canada

The parents’ connection to ISIL, and the fact that Amira’s situation is not unique, may explain the Canadian government’s reluctance to help → Read More

Murdered mob boss Pat Musitano symbolized Ontario's Mafia with his gangster chic — and the mayhem that shadowed him

Musitano was born into the Mafia as the eldest son of a Mafia boss, and he embraced its outlaw culture until his final day → Read More

Man who allegedly crashed truck through Rideau Hall's gate with four guns is soldier troubled by COVID conspiracies

Shortly before the incident, a conspiracy theory meme supporting the notion that global elites purposely launched the novel coronavirus, was posted to his meat company’s Instagram account → Read More

Canadian artist Matthew Wong died too soon last October. His works are now fetching stratospheric sums at auction

This sudden, big-money embrace of Wong is a gleeful, vibrant backdrop but, like his paintings, there is distressing melancholy → Read More

Toronto cop part of organized crime group involved in vicious tow truck wars, chief says

Eleven people were arrested in the anti-corruption and organized crime probe, including a police constable and seven tow truck drivers → Read More

Justin Trudeau says he won't address new allegation of sexual harassment against former Liberal MP Marwan Tabbara

Trudeau said he wouldn’t discuss specific cases to respect the confidentiality of the process → Read More

MP Marwan Tabbara has brief court date as new allegation of sexual harassment is made

Tabbara was approved to seek re-election as a Liberal in 2019 despite an internal investigation into allegations of inappropriate touching and unwelcome sexual comments → Read More

U.S. accuses five Canadians of running $25M COVID-19 pump-and-dump stock market swindle

The companies' stocks were then artificially inflated using plagiarized websites, email campaigns and sales calls, U.S. authorities allege → Read More

Biker baseball bat brawl just the latest in a renewed burst of outlaw motorcycle club violence in Ontario

'There’s no slow down in outlaw activity because of COVID' → Read More

Kingston teen accused in terror plot to plead guilty; agreed statement of facts should solve mystery of RCMP raids

When the teen was arrested, the RCMP refused to hint at what sort of ideology the accused allegedly tilted towards → Read More

As Ontario MP Marwan Tabbara sat in jail over Easter, there was no backlash because nobody knew

The Prime Minister’s Office didn’t crash down on him, TV cameras weren’t at his home, there were no embarrassing headlines → Read More