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OTTAWA — New legislation introduced in the Senate proposes to change the Criminal Code to make it illegal to advertise conversion therapy to children. Conversion therapy is a discredited counselling practice that claims to “cure” LGBTQ2+ people of their sexual orientation or gender identity. It’s based on pseudoscience that has been disproven worldwide, but is […]

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TORONTO — A Toronto neurosurgeon was fighting with his wife who wanted a divorce when he choked her to death in their home while their three children were sleeping, a court heard Monday as the man pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. Mohammed Shamji’s plea came days before he was to stand trial for first-degree murder […]

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Ontario’s licence plate slogan “Yours to Discover” will be replaced with “A Place to Grow,” according to media reports. The change will be announced in the Progressive Conservative government’s first budget on Thursday, sources told CBC News and The Toronto Star. Rumours swirled in recent weeks that plates would be adorned with a favourite phrase […]

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OAKVILLE, Ont. — Ontario drivers could soon see government-mandated stickers about the price of the carbon tax on gas pumps across the province, as the Progressive Conservatives open a new front in their battle with Ottawa over the levy. The environment and energy ministers made the announcement Monday in one of the near-daily events the […]

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