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Man who killed three women in 2015 was prohibited from owning firearms, inquest hears

Man who killed three women in 2015 was prohibited from owning firearms, inquest hears

Bringing back Canada's long-gun registry could help protect victims of intimate partner violence, an inquest was told Thursday as it heard a triple murderer was prohibited from owning firearms but still managed to get his hands on one.
Ontario NDP set to meet to select interim leader; expected pick is Peter Tabuns

Ontario NDP set to meet to select interim leader; expected pick is Peter Tabuns

TORONTO — The Ontario NDP's provincial council is set to meet later this month to vote on an interim leader, expected to be Peter Tabuns, a longtime New Democrat.
'Virus is still here': A look at reactions to Ontario dropping transit mask rules

'Virus is still here': A look at reactions to Ontario dropping transit mask rules

TORONTO — Commuters on public transit in Ontario have been able to drop their masks this week now that provincial mandates have lifted.

Man fatally shot near Sheppard-Yonge subway station in Toronto

Toronto police say a man is dead after a shooting outside a subway station Wednesday night. Police say they received reports of gunshots heard around 10 p.m. in the area of Yonge St. and Sheppard Ave, near Sheppard-Yonge station.
Inquest hears details about police response to 2015 triple homicide in Ottawa Valley

Inquest hears details about police response to 2015 triple homicide in Ottawa Valley

The police commander steering the response to a murderer’s hour-long rampage in the Ottawa Valley wished he had known that the killer was targeting more than one residence and what vehicle the man had been driving, a coroner’s inquest heard Wednesday
Toronto police chief apologizes to Black community as race-based data released

Toronto police chief apologizes to Black community as race-based data released

Toronto's Black residents received an apology from the city's interim police chief on Wednesday as the force released previously unseen race-based data showing disproportionate use of force on them, although the gesture was immediately rejected by so
By the numbers: A look at Toronto police's race-based data

By the numbers: A look at Toronto police's race-based data

Toronto police released race-based data on Wednesday showing that Black residents faced a disproportionate amount of police enforcement and use of force in 2020. Here are some key figures: – 22.
Ford to announce new cabinet by end of month, source says; team to help steer agenda

Ford to announce new cabinet by end of month, source says; team to help steer agenda

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford will soon handpick a new cabinet to help steer his agenda at the outset of his second term – with an announcement coming in the next two weeks, a senior government source said.
'Elephant in the room': Judge addresses impact of SCOC ruling in van attack case

'Elephant in the room': Judge addresses impact of SCOC ruling in van attack case

TORONTO — Before sentencing the man responsible for Toronto's deadly van attack to life in prison, the judge presiding over the case took a moment to address "the elephant in the room.
Borutski never complied with order to attend partner assault response program

Borutski never complied with order to attend partner assault response program

A man who killed three of his former partners in eastern Ontario never complied with a court order to participate in a program for those charged with intimate partner violence offences, a coroner's inquest heard Tuesday.