No, not in Afghanistan... it's the regularly scheduled long-weekend bodycount on Ontario highways...
Two fatal accidents have created a troubling start to one of the busiest travel weekends of the year on southern Ontario roads.Just something to think about the next time Taliban Jack and Sergeant Steffi try to wind you up about the 70 Canadian soldiers who have died over the last 6 years in Afghanistan.
OPP Commissioner Julian Fantino said 295 people have died in crashes on roads patrolled by provincial police so far this year, 15 more than at this point last year.
Nineteen people have died in marine incidents, compared to 32 by this time last year and there have been 20 ATV fatalities, up from 12 last year.
UPDATE: Add in two Toronto homicides
Toronto police homicide detectives are probing what could be the city’s second murder this weekend after a young woman was found dead in an east-end home.Kabul's starting to sound downright homey.