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TDSB says it has ‘no intention’ to close specialty schools in push for equity in access to programs

One of the recommendations put forward by the TDSB Equity Task Force to “eliminate disparities between schools” is to work to realign resources. Source: Canada News TS Link: TDSB...

Chief pathologist questions autopsy in family triple killing

Mississauga man’s 2009 autopsy said he died of “acute cardiac arrhythmia.” Dr. Michael Pollanen says he was likely assaulted, but the cause of death is unknown. Source: Canada News...

Why are these popular prescription opioids branded for a company that no longer exists?

Harm reduction advocates are concerned the outdated markings are only used because of the pills’ popularity on the streets, a charge the company says is not true. Source: Canada...

Dozens of women accuse writer-director James Toback of sexual harassment

The 72-year-old denied the allegations, saying he never met any of the 31 women who spoke on the record. Source: Canada News TS Link: Dozens of women accuse writer-director...

Man in serious condition after stabbing near Yorkdale mall

A suspect was arrested after a man in his 50s was stabbed near the GO Transit bus terminal beside Yorkdale Shopping Centre Sunday night. Source: Canada News TS Link:...

Race matters when awaiting trial, data shows

Black people in Ontario spend longer in jail awaiting trial than white people facing the same charges, government data shows, as legal advocates take aim at Ontario’s bail system....

Liberals accused of tax grab by clawing back disability credit for diabetics

Diabetes Canada joined Conservative politicians to denounce what they say is a clawback of a disability tax credit to help diabetics manage a disease that can cost $15,000 annually....

How a man was acquitted of sexually assaulting his wife because neither knew he needed consent: DiManno

Judge acquits Ottawa man charged with sexually assaulting his wife because he said he didn’t know he needed consent to have sex. And neither did his wife. Source: Canada...

Portaging an ancient footpath — through downtown Toronto

Davenportage follows what used to be an Indigenous trading route, now Davenport Rd. Source: Canada News TS Link: Portaging an ancient footpath — through downtown Toronto

Ontario hands over huge swath of land for Rouge Park

The agreement announced this weekend transfers 6.5 square km of land from the province to Parks Canada for Rouge National Urban Park. Source: Canada News TS Link: Ontario hands...