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Man accused of setting woman on fire on bus found not criminally responsible: lawyer

Man accused of setting woman on fire on bus found not criminally responsible: lawyer

TORONTO — A lawyer for a man accused of setting a woman on fire on a Toronto bus two years ago says his client has been found not criminally responsible in her death.
Election rumours invite reflections on Doug Ford’s record in Ontario

Election rumours invite reflections on Doug Ford’s record in Ontario

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Residents of Mississauga, Ont. elect Carolyn Parrish their new mayor

Residents of Mississauga, Ont. elect Carolyn Parrish their new mayor

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Former federal member of Parliament Carolyn Parrish has been elected mayor of Mississauga, Ont. from a field a 16 candidates.
U of T says pro-Palestinian protesters rejected latest offer

U of T says pro-Palestinian protesters rejected latest offer

TORONTO — Negotiations between the University of Toronto and protesters behind a pro-Palestinian encampment appeared stalled Monday as the school said its latest offer had been rejected and demonstrators accused administrators of not taking the talks
Toronto police say six people arrested at Walk with Israel event

Toronto police say six people arrested at Walk with Israel event

TORONTO — Toronto police say they arrested six people at a pro-Israel march on the weekend. The annual "Walk with Israel" event took place Sunday amid heightened security and protests along the route.
Ontario expanding jails by several hundred beds to deal with overflowing institutions

Ontario expanding jails by several hundred beds to deal with overflowing institutions

LONDON, Ont. — Ontario will add more beds to its beleaguered jails, which are bursting with inmates, solicitor general Michael Kerzner said Monday.
Niagara police investigate death of 27-year-old Hamilton woman found in rural area

Niagara police investigate death of 27-year-old Hamilton woman found in rural area

NIAGARA, Ont. — Niagara Regional Police say they are investigating the death of a 27-year-old Hamilton woman whose body was found in a rural area just outside St. Catharines, Ont.
Toronto police investigating one suspected hate crime, make arrest in another

Toronto police investigating one suspected hate crime, make arrest in another

Toronto police say they are investigating a suspected hate-motivated crime and have made an arrest in another case that took place in recent weeks.
Increased police presence expected at weekend Walk with Israel event, related protest

Increased police presence expected at weekend Walk with Israel event, related protest

TORONTO — There will be heightened security at a pro-Israel march and a related protest this weekend, Toronto police said Friday, as they warned that anyone engaging in criminal behaviour would be arrested.
Teacher unions welcome new minister in Ontario cabinet shuffle

Teacher unions welcome new minister in Ontario cabinet shuffle

TORONTO — Ontario's new education minister is stepping into one of the largest and most visible files in government, which comes with a fraught relationship with teachers, though he is no stranger to politics or tough portfolios.
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