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‘Open for discussion’: Ford government reviewing DUI downgrade policy

Ontario’s Attorney General is revisiting a pandemic policy that allowed Crown prosecutors to downgrade thousands of drunk driving charges as the province grappled with a massive backlog of cases in the criminal justice system. Global News revealed that the Ford government issued a directive to Crown prosecutors during the pandemic …

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Canada reviewing allegations Ontario farm wrongfully dismissed migrant workers

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 25, 2023 11:49 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size The federal government says it is investigating allegations that a farm in southwestern Ontario sent six Jamaican seasonal workers home earlier than planned after they protested their living and working conditions. …

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Ontario reviewing supervised consumption sites after Toronto shooting death

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 17, 2023 11:34 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Ontario says it has launched a “critical incident review” of the province’s supervised consumption sites after a woman was killed by a stray bullet in Toronto’s east end last month. Hannah …

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In the wake of Waterloo attack, Canadian universities reviewing security measures

The recent University of Waterloo stabbing that sent shockwaves across the country has prompted other Canadian universities to review their own security measures. Two students and a professor were injured after a man showed up in class June 28 and drew knives after confirming it was a second-year gender studies class; …

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Ontario’s labour ministry reviewing CFLPA’s workers’ compensation concerns

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Ontario’s labour ministry says it’s reviewing concerns brought forward by the CFL Players’ Association and other professional athlete unions. A spokeswoman for Monte McNaughton, Ontario’s minister Minister of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development, said that the review is part of the …

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Ontario reviewing nursing agency practices in long-term care homes, minister says

Ontario is reviewing pricing practices of nursing agencies involved in long-term care homes, the minister responsible for the file said Wednesday. Long-Term Care Minister Paul Calandra said at the legislature that his deputy minister has formed a technical advisory committee to examine the issue in response to queries about price …

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