Idil Mussa


Idil Mussa is a journalist for CBC News in Toronto.

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RCMP investigating Chinese 'police' stations in Canada

The RCMP says it's investigating reports of criminal activity in relation to so-called Chinese police stations in Canada.

For some Niagara-region winemakers and grape growers, adapting to climate change is a matter of survival

Extreme weather continues to hit the global wine industry hard, but a growing number of wineries and vineyards in Ontario's Niagara region are finding ways to adapt to mitigate the effects of climate change.

For some Africans, the Queen will always be tied to centuries of colonialism and slavery

While some Africans in Canada admired Queen Elizabeth, others say her passing should not obscure the grievous harms of centuries of British colonization on the continent.

Canadian Association of Journalists worried about editorial interference by management at CTV National News

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) said it has concerns about journalistic freedom at CTV National News, the Bell-owned network's nightly newscast that has been the focus of scrutiny following the departure of chief anchor Lisa LaFlamme.

Ontario back-to-school plan worries some immunocompromised parents

Parents with compromised immune systems in Ottawa are worried about the province's plan to return elementary students to school full time.

Campaign underway to name park after renowned Inuk artist

An Ottawa woman is campaigning to have a park in Sandy Hill named after internationally renowned Inuk artist Annie Pootoogook. 

Ottawa parents pull children out of daycare after outbreaks

Some parents in Ottawa have decided not to send their children to daycare amid rising cases of COVID-19 cases and a rash of outbreaks at child-care facilities over the past week.

Decision in Montsion manslaughter trial expected in October

Closing arguments in the trial of Const. Daniel Montsion wrapped up Wednesday with the Crown asserting his punches to Abdirahman Abdi's head during a violent arrest caused the Somali-Canadian man's death.

Montsion should have known the harm his assault gloves could cause, argues Crown

The force used by Const. Daniel Montsion to arrest Abdirahman Abdi was excessive and he ought to have known the damage his assault gloves would cause, argued the Crown in closing arguments Tuesday.

Montsion's assault gloves part of his uniform, defence argues

The assault gloves worn by Const. Daniel Montsion during Abdirahman Abdi's fatal arrest were a part of his uniform and not offensive equipment, argued his defence lawyer Tuesday.