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Trudeau is wrong. Self-defence is a right.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau claimed in an American radio interview that Canadians don’t have a right to use firearms for self-defence.
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Toronto man, common-law wife face 400 charges, including incest

A Toronto man and his common-law wife face a combined total of 400 charges related to alleged sexual assaults, including against minors, that police say ...
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Retiree’s fine after dodging hefty quarantine bill

A Sarnia man is breathing a sigh of relief after his hefty fine for breaching the federal Quarantine Act was knocked down from $1100 to ...
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Toronto cop re-arrested, 35 more charges laid in anti-corruption investigation into tow truck industry

Additional charges have been laid against a Toronto police officer and several others following an ongoing investigation into the city’s notorious tow truck industry.
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Constable arrested in tow truck probe used rental company for insurance scam, police documents allege

A Toronto police officer filed a false insurance claim, allegedly on behalf of fellow officer Ronald Joseph, who was arrested and charged last year. (Angelina ...
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Highly skilled lawyer Sam Goldstein represents Adamson BBQ owner. Adam Skelly

The Social Justice Warriors at the Law Society of Upper Canada (as it used to be known) can shout to the heavens above that their ...
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Man found not guilty of forcibly confining homeless man, guilty of abducting his baby

A man accused of enslaving a homeless man for almost 25 years and stealing his baby has been found not guilty of forcible confinement, but ...
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‘Closing arguments heard for Toronto man who allegedly enslaved a homeless man and stole his baby

The trial for a Toronto man, who allegedly enslaved an intellectually disabled homeless man, subjected him to decades of abuse and stole his baby, will ...
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‘Statement of principles’ requirements latest attack on free expression

When the revolution comes, Shakespeare predicted, it would be us, the lawyers who would be the first people up against the wall. The only thing ...
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Washington Post: He imprisoned a Toronto homeless man for two decades and claimed his son as his own, prosecutors say

In a bizarre trial playing out in Toronto, a man is accused of enslaving and brutally beating a homeless couple for years, stealing their disability ...
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He named the baby Gary, after himself.

Gary Willett Sr. is charged with forcible confinement and assault of the man to whom he allegedly didn’t provide the necessaries of life for nearly ...
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Charges dropped in assistive devices probe

Someone had to take the blame for the runaway spending in the Assistive Devices Program that finances motorized wheelchairs and scooters for disabled people across ...
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Toronto Criminal Lawyer representing Ren Bostelaar

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Sexual images land professionals in trouble

Maybe there should be a warning posted on cellphones, computers and electronic devices: “Transmitting or showing sexual images can cost you your livelihood or your ...
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Global News: No charges for man accused of posting nude photos without consent

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