Front Burner

A veteran mob reporter on organized crime in Canada today

Today on Front Burner, Toronto Star reporter Peter Edwards on a brazen “targeted” shooting in Toronto, and his take on the state of organized crime in Canada.
A 28-year-old man is facing two-dozen charges after a police officer was assaulted and weapons were seized during a traffic stop in the north end of Strathroy early Tuesday morning. (CBC)

Last week, a gunman in a white SUV pulled up to a restaurant on a busy Toronto street in broad daylight and shot the restaurant's owner dead. Police are saying the fatal shooting was targeted. And according to the Toronto Star's crime reporter, the victim may have had links to the mob. Today on Front Burner, Peter Edwards shares his thoughts on the brazen shooting, the connection to another shocking death from 2012, and the state of organized crime in Canada today.

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