National Newswatch

Working group needed to examine live performance industry, lawyer tells inquest

Apr 9 2019 — Paola Loriggio , The Canadian Press — TORONTO — The Ontario government should form a working group to examine the processes involved in the live performance industry, including the construction of temporary stages like the one that fatally crushed a drum technician before a Radiohead show nearly seven years ago, a lawyer told a coroner's inquest Tuesday. Lawyers made their closing submissions […]

Working group needed to examine live performance industry, lawyer tells inquest

Apr 9 2019 — Paola Loriggio , The Canadian Press — TORONTO — The Ontario government should form a working group to examine the processes involved in the live performance industry, including the construction of temporary stages like the one that fatally crushed a drum technician before a Radiohead show nearly seven years ago, a lawyer told a coroner's inquest Tuesday. Lawyers made their closing submissions […]

Cop who arrested, released McArthur to have disciplinary hearing in October

Apr 2 2019 — Paola Loriggio , The Canadian Press — TORONTO — A Toronto police officer facing disciplinary charges related to the 2016 arrest and release of serial killer Bruce McArthur will have his case heard in October. Sgt. Paul Gauthier has yet to appear before the police tribunal due to an undisclosed illness. But the tribunal agreed to detail the allegations against him Tuesday, citing public interest in […]

Cop who arrested, released McArthur to have disciplinary hearing in October

Apr 2 2019 — Paola Loriggio , The Canadian Press — TORONTO — A Toronto police officer facing disciplinary charges related to the 2016 arrest and release of serial killer Bruce McArthur will have his case heard in October. Sgt. Paul Gauthier has yet to appear before the police tribunal due to an undisclosed illness. But the tribunal agreed to detail the allegations against him Tuesday, citing public interest in […]

Ontario announces home warranty changes to address conflict of interest

Feb 20 2019 — Paola Loriggio , The Canadian Press — Ontario has announced changes for new home warranties, including moving oversight for new home builders and vendors away from the corporation that provides the warranties. Government and Consumer Services Minister Bill Walker said Wednesday that establishing a separate regulator will address a conflict of interest in the current structure. Tarion Warranty Corporation has overseen nearly all facets […]

Ontario announces home warranty changes to address conflict of interest

Feb 20 2019 — Paola Loriggio , The Canadian Press — Ontario has announced changes for new home warranties, including moving oversight for new home builders and vendors away from the corporation that provides the warranties. Government and Consumer Services Minister Bill Walker said Wednesday that establishing a separate regulator will address a conflict of interest in the current structure. Tarion Warranty Corporation has overseen nearly all facets […]

Toronto Eaton Centre shooter found guilty of two counts of manslaughter

Feb 19 2019 — Paola Loriggio , The Canadian Press — TORONTO — A man who said his post-traumatic stress disorder prompted him to open fire inside Toronto's Eaton Centre more than six years ago was found guilty Tuesday of manslaughter in the deaths of two people killed in the attack. A jury also found Christopher Husbands guilty of five counts of aggravated assault, one count each of criminal negligence causing bodily harm […]

Toronto Eaton Centre shooter found guilty of two counts of manslaughter

Feb 19 2019 — Paola Loriggio , The Canadian Press — TORONTO — A man who said his post-traumatic stress disorder prompted him to open fire inside Toronto's Eaton Centre more than six years ago was found guilty Tuesday of manslaughter in the deaths of two people killed in the attack. A jury also found Christopher Husbands guilty of five counts of aggravated assault, one count each of criminal negligence causing bodily harm […]