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Ontario mom calls courtroom statement ‘slap in the face’ to her dying son

The mother of a teenage boy who was horrifically injured in a hit-and-run crash just weeks before his 18th birthday believes her son, now almost 23, is just “holding on for this trial.” Abby Roby shared her thoughts outside court in London, Ont., on Tuesday after the defence made additional …

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Protesters climb on Ottawa highway signs, causing delays and multi-vehicle crash: police

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Three protesters climbed onto highway signs in eastern Ontario Tuesday morning, causing “significant delays” and a multi-vehicle crash, police say. Ontario Provincial Police said emergency crews responded to Highway 417 at Woodroffe Avenue in Ottawa shortly before 9 a.m. Three people climbed …

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369 stolen vehicles from Ontario worth $33M recovered, many at Port of Montreal

Peel Regional Police say hundreds of vehicles worth $33.2 million have been recovered in a major auto theft investigation — with 37 containers worth of cars found at the Port of Montreal. Det. Greg O’Connor told reporters on Monday that in October 2023 police began a large-scale investigation called Project …

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Rally in Cobourg, Ont. demands answers for toddler’s death at daycare one year ago

On the anniversary of a toddler found dead at a daycare just north Cobourg, Ont., residents held a rally on Saturday demanding answers from officials. Northumberland OPP say on May 25, 2023, a girl was found dead after she was reported missing from an “address in Hamilton Township.” Witnesses say …

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Calls for strength, solidarity after shooting at Jewish girls school in Toronto

Members of the Jewish community, supporters and politicians gathered Monday morning for a rally at a Jewish girls school in Toronto that was the site of a shooting over the weekend, with speakers calling for strength and solidarity. Toronto police say two suspects fired shots shortly before 5 a.m. Saturday …

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Officers assaulted by teen suspect, Winnipeg police say – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Winnipeg police say two officers were assaulted by a teenage girl Sunday evening when she resisted arrest. The incident took place just after 6 p.m., when officers met with the victim of an assault and robbery outside a business on Main Street. …

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Proposed law bans ‘predators’ from tying consumer goods loans to Ontario land titles

The Ontario government is introducing legislation on Monday that  will eliminate the ability for people to place Notices of Security Interest or “NOSIs” for consumer goods on the land registry system. The Homeowner Protection Act, 2024, will also eliminate all NOSIs which are currently in place, which amounts to about …

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16-year-old girl charged after victim chased, stabbed multiple times: Durham police

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A 16-year-old girl is facing charges after a victim was chased and stabbed multiple times in Durham Region earlier this month, police say. Durham regional police said that officers responded on May 11 at around 10:55 p.m. to a call for an …

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Arrest made almost 2 years after Ontario mom fatally shot outside home

Descrease article font size Increase article font size After almost two years without answers, police have made an arrest in the fatal shooing of an Alliston, Ont., mom of three. Ontario Provincial Police say Sibel Duzguner (née Yirtici), 38, left for work just before 6:30 a.m. on Aug. 26, 2022, …

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Who was Buffalo Woman? Serial killer trial hears of police efforts to identify victim – Winnipeg

In mid-March 2022, a young Indigenous woman stood outside Winnipeg’s Salvation Army and spoke with a man who invited her back to his home. Wearing a reversible Baby Phat branded jacket and a cloth face mask, she would later board a bus with the man and head to his apartment …

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