A man who spent four years in immigration detention, including more than two years in solitary confinement, has launched a $65-million lawsuit against the Canadian government for allegedly violating his Charter rights. Prosper Niyonzima, 36, originally from Burundi, became a permanent resident of Canada in 1995 after three of his siblings and hisRead More →

A former top staffer for Ontario Premier Doug Ford has admitted his conduct was “unacceptable” in a statement Thursday, and says “everyone has the right to live and work free from harassment.”  Andrew Kimber abruptly resigned from his role last Friday, the same day Economic Development Minister Jim Wilson departed following an allegation ofRead More →

Ontario Premier Doug Ford said he didn’t disclose his ex-economic development minister was facing an allegation of sexual misconduct to protect the staffer who made the complaint. Ford, speaking for the first time since Jim Wilson resigned from his cabinet post and the Progressive Conservative caucus and announced he wouldRead More →

In the wake of a deadly attack on a U.S. synagogue last week, people of faith from across the Greater Toronto Area gathered at Jewish places of worship throughout the city Saturday in an act of defiant solidarity.  More than 200 attendees from various religious backgrounds formed “rings of peace” aroundRead More →

A woman recently elected to the York Region District School Board is defiantly, and successfully, rejecting calls to step down after making comments described as xenophobic and racist. Elizabeth Terrell-Tracey was elected as trustee for East Gwillimbury and Whitchurch-Stouffville on Oct. 22, but quickly came under fire for social media posts thatRead More →