TORONTO - A bitterly fought legal battle between survivors of a brutal residential school and the federal government is slated for an appeal hearing this week over whether the case should now be moved to British Columbia from Ontario.
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TORONTO - Three protesters were charged with mischief on Saturday after supporters of Black Lives Matter threw paint on several statues, including one of Canada's first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald, and called for the defunding of police.
TORONTO — Authorities in some provinces ramped up often arbitrary law enforcement to help curtail the COVID-19 pandemic rather than rely on a purely public health approach, according to a report out Wednesday.
The main problem, the report finds, is that marginalized or other vulnerable groups tended to bear the brunt of police and bylaw action.
TORONTO—A court ruling allowing people accused of sexual assault or other violent crimes to argue they were so intoxicated they didn’t know what they were doing has angered women’s-rights activists but civil libertarians call the criticism unwarranted.
TORONTO — The grim COVID-19 march through many of the country's nursing homes left more elderly residents dead on Tuesday as the facilities fought desperately to stem the lethal spread of the novel coronavirus.
In all, Canada is closing in on 26,000 confirmed and presumptive cases of which more than 800 have been fatal.
TORONTO—Health authorities have communicated with most of the people who may have been in close contact with a Toronto couple who contracted the new strain of coronavirus, Toronto's top public health official said Tuesday.
Toronto medical officer of health Dr. Eileen de Villa said the ability to reach the relevant people was a sign the health-protection system was working.
TORONTO—Canada Post is racking up close to $1 million annually in parking tickets as drivers struggle to navigate increasingly congested city streets, data show.
The information, obtained by The Canadian Press through freedom of information requests, indicates the bulk of the citations are in and around Toronto.
TORONTO—A crackdown on excessive vehicle noise announced by Toronto's mayor and police in July appears to have done little beyond nabbing scores of motorists in too much of a hurry.
The downtown blitz aimed at muffling the worst offenders resulted in 95 tickets, almost all for speed, police said.
TORONTO—Thousands of children are reported missing across the country each year but only a handful of Amber Alerts are issued, potentially leaving large numbers of people who might be able to help find them in the dark.
Now, a new website that aims to reach far more people than is currently the case—especially those who might be close to where the child went missing—launched today.
TORONTO—A man who almost defrauded Revenue Canada of more than $40 million had his prison sentence increased yesterday but won't have to serve any more time.
In a written ruling, the Ontario Court of Appeal said the 18-month term handed to Kevin Plange was far too little for the crime and upped it to three years.