Dozens of Mexican “modern day slaves” who allegedly were forced to work as cleaners at vacation properties in Ontario for as little as $50 per month have been freed and offered legitimate employment, police announced yesterday.
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TORONTO—Lawyers for a transgender girl fighting the Ontario government's repeal of a modernized sex-ed curriculum argued yesterday that the move has put their 11-year-old client in harm's way because her classmates won't be required to learn about gender identity.
New rules that increase penalties for drunk driving and expand police powers to demand breath samples took effect across Canada today, with some predicting the law will face a series of legal challenges.
NEWMARKET, Ont.—A Toronto police officer who stole and ate a pot-laced chocolate bar seized during a raid on an illegal dispensary will have to spend six months under house arrest as part of a sentence to be served in the community, a judge ruled yesterday, saying his actions could not go unpunished.
TORONTO—Six teens were arrested and charged yesterday in connection with an alleged sexual assault at an all-boys' private school in Toronto as police said they were looking into more incidents and additional charges could follow.
Police said five teens, accompanied by their parents or lawyers, turned themselves in to police while a sixth student was arrested on his way to school.
Voters in London, Ont. will become the first in Canada to use ranked ballots in a municipal election when they head to the polls next week, with experts saying the city's experience will be closely watched by communities across the country.
TORONTO—Ontario schools will go back to teaching the same sex-ed curriculum they did in the late 1990s this fall after the province's new government announced yesterday it was revoking an updated version brought in by the previous regime.
TORONTO—An unarmed woman was killed in a drive-by shooting in north Toronto early yesterday morning while on her way home from a funeral, police said.
TORONTO—Students in every province except Ontario improved their performance in math between 2010 and 2016, according to a report released yesterday that examined the results of tests administered to eighth graders over the six-year period.
An animal rescue group is working to re-home more than 100 small birds found in a foreclosed house in Ottawa.
Jill Woods, who runs the Feathered Haven Parrot Rescue in Smiths Falls, Ont., said the birds—106 finches and two canaries—were rescued from a “hoarding situation” on Sunday.