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Teen girl pleads guilty to assault in death of homeless Toronto man

Teen girl pleads guilty to assault in death of homeless Toronto man

TORONTO — A teen girl charged in the death of a homeless man in downtown Toronto pleaded guilty Tuesday to assault causing bodily harm and assault with a weapon.
Mom of teen who died at eastern Ontario school urges all to hold their kids tight

Mom of teen who died at eastern Ontario school urges all to hold their kids tight

TORONTO — Brenda Davis and her 16-year-old son used to pick wildflowers together. Now, she picks them alone to leave at his grave every morning.
University of Waterloo stabber pleads guilty to multiple charges in June 2023 attack

University of Waterloo stabber pleads guilty to multiple charges in June 2023 attack

A man accused of stabbing a professor and two students in a University of Waterloo gender studies class carried out his attack because he believed post-secondary institutions were "forcing ideology" on people, court documents show, as he pleaded guil
University of Toronto graduation ceremonies continue amid protest on campus

University of Toronto graduation ceremonies continue amid protest on campus

TORONTO — More convocation ceremonies are scheduled for today at the University of Toronto after the first graduation event proceeded without interruption amid an ongoing pro-Palestinian protest on campus.
Man fatally shot by Toronto police Monday; oversight agency is investigating

Man fatally shot by Toronto police Monday; oversight agency is investigating

TORONTO — Ontario's police oversight agency is investigating a fatal shooting of a man on Monday afternoon by a Toronto Police Service officer. The Special Investigations Unit says in a news release that shortly before 3 p.m.
University of Toronto convocations begin as campus protest continues

University of Toronto convocations begin as campus protest continues

TORONTO — Spring convocation season got underway at the University of Toronto on Monday, with fresh graduates crossing the stage to receive their diplomas while a pro-Palestinian encampment remained on campus not far from where the ceremony was takin
Ontario seeks more private MRI, CT clinics for public scans

Ontario seeks more private MRI, CT clinics for public scans

TORONTO — Ontario is looking to nearly double the number of publicly funded MRIs and CT scans offered through private clinics.
One man dead, four injured after shooting outside Toronto high school

One man dead, four injured after shooting outside Toronto high school

TORONTO — One man was killed and four others were injured after suspects allegedly shot at a group of men gathered in a high school parking lot after a weekend soccer game, police said Monday.

Does the Ontario Special Investigations Unit need a broader mandate to improve police oversight?

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Search underway for occupant of vehicle that plunged into Montreal river

Search underway for occupant of vehicle that plunged into Montreal river

MONTREAL — Police and first responders combed the banks and water of Montreal's Rivière des Prairies on Sunday searching for the occupant of a vehicle that plunged into the river in the early morning hours.