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Wynne defends Pan Am Games bonuses

TORONTO—Organizers of this summer’s Pan Am Games say preliminary figures suggest the sporting event came in under budget but the final cost won’t be known for up to a year.

“All indications are that there was a surplus, but I can’t tell you how much that is because I haven’t been told a number at this point,” Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne told a news conference yesterday.

Wynne distraught by school vandalism over sex education

TORONTO—Fewer parents kept their kids out of classes at a Toronto public school yesterday in protest of Ontario’s new sex-education curriculum but the school itself was vandalized overnight.

The Toronto District School Board said about 1,000 of Thorncliffe Park’s 1,400 students were in classes yesterday—up from 700 on the first day of school on Tuesday.

Province, chiefs ink political accord

TORONTO—The Ontario government yesterday signed a political accord with the Chiefs of Ontario that Premier Kathleen Wynne said will guide relations between First Nations and the province.

“As we’ve seen time and time again, when this relationship is not respected or when the trust is broken, the consequences are painful and long-lasting,” said Wynne.