TORONTO—Police and the public need to be able to clearly distinguish between valid street checks by officers and random stops that should be abandoned altogether, a judge tasked with reviewing the province's regulations on the issue said Friday.
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Provincial police say statistics from a single month's worth of child exploitation investigations show the issue remains a major problem in Ontario and beyond.
As part of a bid to raise awareness of child exploitation, the OPP released figures from the month of November.
TORONTO—The Ontario government is about to start facing co-ordinated opposition from two of the country's largest unions bent on stopping what they describe as Premier Doug Ford's “destructive agenda.”
TORONTO—A woman who shared a video of two Eritrean children reacting gleefully to their first Canadian snowfall says the overwhelmingly positive reaction to the clip is reaffirming her faith in the country as a welcoming place for newcomers.
Toronto Mayor John Tory easily won re-election yesterday after a spirited campaign marked by unprecedented interference from the provincial government while dozens of Ontario communities were forced to extend voting due to widespread technical difficulties.
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.
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.”