TORONTO—People accused of sexual assault in Ontario once again are allowed to use excessive intoxication as a defence against criminal charges, a judge has ruled, finding that a federal law preventing such an argument is unconstitutional.
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TORONTO—A Toronto newspaper photographer said he opted to file a complaint with police about being attacked while covering a protest in order to raise awareness about the dangers of escalating anti-media sentiment.
TORONTO—A union representing Ontario's elementary school teachers is calling on its members to continue to teach a modernized sex-ed curriculum despite the provincial government's decision to revert back to a 20-year-old lesson plan.
TORONTO—An education advocacy organization says students deemed to have special needs increasingly are being asked to stay home from school in Ontario rather than remain in class with their peers.
The annual report from People for Education does not speculate on the cause of the trend, which it began documenting in 2014 after hearing anecdotes from parents.
TORONTO—Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, whose Liberals face an uphill battle in the spring provincial election after 15 years in office, countered her opponents' election promise of change with one of her own yesterday, saying only her party can deliver “big change.”
TORONTO—The newly-crowned leader of Ontario's beleaguered Opposition no longer is being challenged by his main rival, who refused to concede for nearly a day.
Christine Elliott met with Doug Ford yesterday evening to congratulate him on his narrow win in the race to lead Ontario's Progressive Conservative party.
TORONTO—Ontario's Progressive Conservative party, fending off criticisms about the system put in place to help select its new leader, has given members more time both to register for the right to vote and actually cast their ballots.
A senior party source confirmed Saturday the organization has extended the voting deadline, pushing it back from March 8 to noon on March 9.
The Ontario government has launched an operation to relocate an endangered herd of caribou off the remote island on which they have been systematically hunted down by recently-arrived wolves.
TORONTO—A new survey suggests “millennials” are leading a gradual resurgence of interest when it comes to attending Remembrance Day ceremonies.
TORONTO—Medical professionals and body artists say the practice of tattooing the eyeball, which recently left an Ottawa woman facing the prospect of vision loss, is on the rise despite its many risks.
Ophthalmologists and tattoo studios decry the practice, saying it's very difficult to engage in it safely.