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Serial rapist who refuses treatment to be locked up indefinitely, judge orders

An Ontario judge has ordered a serial rapist jailed indefinitely, saying the man's refusal to receive treatment for his violent sexual urges means he is likely to harm more women if released into the community.

Indigenous, 2-spirit couple from Alberta wins The Amazing Race Canada

Anthony Johnson and James Makokis hoped being the first Indigenous, two-spirit couple to compete on The Amazing Race Canada would give them a national platform to highlight issues close to their hearts.

Woman convicted in Stefanie Rengel killing not committed to her rehabilitation: parole board

A woman who convinced her boyfriend to kill his teenage ex more than a decade ago showed a lack of commitment to rehabilitation when she purposely hid two romantic relationships while living in a halfway house, the Parole Board of Canada said Tuesday.

Barenaked Ladies member awarded $60K in legal battle over painting

A Toronto gallery was deliberately elusive in proving the authenticity of a painting purportedly by the renowned Indigenous artist Norval Morrisseau, Ontario's top court said Tuesday as it awarded tens of thousands of dollars in damages to the Canadian musician who bought the piece.

Woman convicted in Stefanie Rengel's killing has day parole revoked

Melissa Todorovic, convicted for pressuring her boyfriend to kill his teenage ex-girlfriend in Toronto more than a decade ago, has had her day parole revoked after she became entangled in a love triangle outside prison.

Toronto officer who used stun gun on handcuffed man temporarily demoted

A Toronto police officer who used a stun gun on a man handcuffed in the back of a cruiser earlier this year will be temporarily demoted.

Man accused of swimming naked in shark tank expected to plead guilty to mischief

A British Columbia man accused of swimming naked in a shark tank at a Toronto aquarium is expected to plead guilty to mischief next month.

Families of Eaton Centre shooting victims say they remain fearful after attack

A sentencing hearing began Tuesday for the man who shot and killed two men in the Eaton Centre Food court in 2012 while injuring several others.

Ontario police investigate possible sightings of suspects in northern B.C. murders

Ontario Provincial Police have assigned a team of investigators to look into a spike in tips regarding two young men wanted in multiple murders in British Columbia.

'Far too young': Former Ontario Liberal health minister David Caplan dies at 54

Politicians of all stripes expressed shock and sadness Thursday at the death of former provincial health minister David Caplan, a recent colleague they described as a dedicated and hard-working public servant.

Ottawa-area priest found guilty of sexually abusing boys in 1960s and '70s

An Ottawa-area priest preyed on vulnerable teens, luring them with sports and alcohol as he gratified his sexual desires, an Ontario court said last week in finding him guilty of sexual assault-related charges linked to incidents in the 1960s and '70s.

Quebec man's broken promise to wear a condom was sexual assault, justice rules

A man who had unprotected sex after agreeing to wear a condom committed sexual assault because his behaviour invalidated his sexual partner's consent, an Ontario court has ruled.

New Ontario Grade 10 career studies curriculum to include financial literacy

Ontario's new career studies curriculum for Grade 10 will include learning about financial literacy, including having students make a plan to fund their first year after high school.

More Canadians report high levels of happiness after age 55: survey

A new national survey suggests Canadians are happier after age 55 and when they earn a higher income, but also indicates most don't consider money as a key factor affecting their happiness.

Some of Ontario's waterways are now as salty as the ocean, WWF Canada says

Environmental advocates say road salt levels in southern Ontario waterways have hit record highs, making some as salty as the ocean.