Adam Carter


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Thousands gather in GTA for protests over gender, sexual identity in school curriculum, 1 arrested

Protests and counter-protests framed around gender and sexual education in schools took place across the Greater Toronto Area Wednesday, with many more happening across the country.

Family, police plead for help amid newly released information about missing Bowmanville woman

Durham Regional Police officers have released what they are calling newly corroborated information linked to the disappearance of a 13-year-old Bowmanville, Ont. girl who vanished back in 1963.

Ontario's LTC inspection system fell apart during 1st COVID-19 wave: report

Ontario’s long-term care inspection system was totally overwhelmed during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the ministry overseeing care homes was caught unprepared and unable to ensure the safety of residents and staff, the province’s ombudsman says.

Reprimand housing minister over Greenbelt land swap: Ontario integrity watchdog

Ontario's Integrity Commissioner is recommending that Housing Minister Steve Clark be reprimanded for his role in the province's contentious Greenbelt land swap, calling it a "rushed and flawed process" marred by a "lack of oversight."

Police release new details about fatal carjacking, say victim was lured to location before attack

Officers have found several pieces of evidence inside the vehicle that was driven by the victim of a fatal carjacking in Mississauga earlier this month, and police say they believe multiple suspects were involved in the attack.

Coalition assisting refugees demands action to help asylum seekers sleeping on Toronto streets

A coalition of groups working with asylum seekers in Toronto is calling on all levels of government to act immediately to help newcomers to Canada who have been locked out of the city’s overwhelmed shelter system.
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A playoff plea from a dejected Toronto Maple Leafs fan: please, just win

For the second year in a row, the Leafs are taking on the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Is this the year the team finally gets to the second round?

Toronto cop who allegedly ignored domestic violence report charged after woman's death

A Toronto police officer is facing a host of misconduct charges after allegedly failing to properly investigate and report a call for help in a domestic violence case where a woman was shot and killed only days later.

Man shot by Toronto police says he didn't threaten anyone, but was carrying knife

A man who was shot multiple times by police in a northwest Toronto park in February spoke out about the incident for the first time Wednesday, alleging police did not try to de-escalate the situation before firing at him.

After multiple threats to school, Halton trustees debate draft professionalism policy

Halton District School Board trustees discussed a draft professionalism policy at a meeting Wednesday night — but some questioned the merits of a policy that contained no new information, and seemingly lacked defined enforcement objectives.