Maan Alhmidi

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Zelenskyy's 1st visit to Canada since Russia's war 'emotional,' say some Ukrainians

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy was in Toronto on Friday evening to meet members of the Ukrainian Canadian community following a roundtable with business leaders.

Canadian figure skater Alexandra Paul remembered as 'outgoing personality'

Whether on the ice, in the courtroom or in her latest role as a new mother, Alexandra Paul brought passion and joy to all she did, those who knew the former Olympic figure skater said as they mourned her death.

'Here to rescue Toronto': Questions surround Gong's mayoral campaign

Xiao Hua Gong's name doesn't register in opinion polls, he has no background in government or public service, and some observers have questioned why he decided to run in Monday's election to lead Canada's most populous city.  

Toronto Community Housing shared misleading information about complaint process: ombudsman

In a new report, Ombudsman Kwame Addo says Toronto Community Housing Corporation is sharing incorrect and misleading information about its human rights complaint process.

TDSB says 323 students suspended amid school violence this year

In a report on school safety, the TDSB says a total of 323 students were suspended due to violent incidents on school premises from September to April.

Former OPSEU vice president countersues union, denies breaching any fiduciary duty

The former first vice-president and treasurer of an Ontario public sector union is countersuing the organization, claiming he didn't breach any fiduciary duty. 

Former OPSEU administrator countersues union, denies misconduct

The former financial services administrator of an Ontario public sector union is countersuing the organization, claiming he didn't receive any payments he wasn't entitled to and always upheld his responsibilities.

Canada to accept more Syrian, Turkish residents after devastating February earthquake

The federal government will make it easier for temporary residents from Turkey and Syria to extend their stay in Canada and will prioritize the visa applications of people from these two countries, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser said Saturday.

Former Ontario lieutenant-governor David Onley remembered at funeral as role model, family man

David Onley, a former lieutenant-governor for Ontario, was remembered Monday as a tireless advocate, a role model, a man of faith and a devoted husband, father and grandfather.

Teachers' union calls on Ontario to fund training, hire staff to address school violence

The Ontario government should provide funding for anti-violence training programs and the hiring of mental health support staff to address violence in and around schools, OSSTF said on Thursday.