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Province to create safe zones around abortion clinics

TORONTO—Ontario will create safe zones around abortion clinics to protect women who seek their services and the health-care workers who perform them, Attorney General Yasir Naqvi said yesterday.

Naqvi said the zones, which will extend 50-150 metres around Ontario's eight abortion clinics, are designed to protect women who choose to access the services.

Singh learns ropes

OTTAWA—Jagmeet Singh spent Sunday on a dance floor in Brampton, Ont., but he didn't have much time to bask in the glory of his resounding victory as the new NDP leader.

It was back to business on Parliament Hill yesterday, where he was busy tackling basics, including picking up a parliamentary pass to get in the front door.