The police are warning people that by giving money to certain bike gangs, they are unwillingly supporting various criminal activities, such as drug trafficking, violence, intimidation, and even human trafficking.
According to police, some of these bike gangs are just like other organized crime groups like mobs and street gangs and therefore just as dangerous.
They are also issuing a specific warning about buying or wearing gear from two particular bike gangs. According to OPP, the Hell's Angels and Outlaws have had increased tensions between members and anyone wearing those gangs' gear could be unknowingly putting themselves at risk.
While police are especially concerned about those particular gangs, they do also extend that warning and say that wearing any one gang's gear could make them a target to other rival gangs.
The tradition in Port Dover began in 1981 when 25 friends got together on their motorcycles and decided they should do it every Friday the 13th since then. The rally has since grown, attracting thousands of people.
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A new survey suggests that Canadian credit cards are going to get put to good use once COVID-19 restrictions ease up.
Conducted by insurance comparison website RATESDOTCA, the study suggests that 72% of Canadians expect they'll increase their post-pandemic monthly credit card spending in certain areas, primarily on dining and travelling.
Despite that, though, the survey suggests some Canadians won't spend as much money after the pandemic as they did before it started.
While 42% of respondents say their monthly travelling spending dropped once the pandemic began, only 36% say they'll increase their spending back to pre-pandemic levels.
And while 39% of respondents said their spending at restaurants dropped by $50 during the pandemic, only 33% of respondents say they'll go back to spending that extra $50 at restaurants each month.
History was made at a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in East York as it set Canada's record for most doses administered at one location in a single day.
The Thorncliffe Park Community Hub clinic administered 10,470 vaccine doses on Sunday, May 16, Toronto East Health Network (TEHN) announced on Twitter. Michael Garron Hospital shared photos of the clinic on Monday, which even has a live DJ to keep the energy high.
CBC Toronto shared a video capturing the cheers and celebrations that ensued when the clinic reached its 10,000-dose milestone — according to TEHN, the Thorncliffe Park clinic is made up of 108 volunteers, 74 pharmacy staff, 65 vaccinators, 55 registration clerks, and dozens of other team members.
Prime Minister Trudeau tweeted his congratulations to the clinic, saying, "This is exactly the kind of determination and teamwork it's going to take to beat this virus. A big thank you to everyone who helped make it happen."