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Brady Robertson sentenced to 17 years for crash that killed GTA mom, her three daughters

Brady Robertson sentenced to 17 years for crash that killed GTA mom, her three daughters

A judge has sentenced a Caledon driver who tested at eight times the legal limit for THC to 17 years for “gambling with other people’s lives” and causing a 2020 crash that killed a schoolteacher and her three young daughters. The deaths of Caledon mom Karolina Ciasullo, 37, and her three daughters, six-year-old Klara, three-year-old …

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Today’s coronavirus news: US deaths from COVID hit 1 million

The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Monday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 11:30 a.m. Quebec is reporting five more deaths linked to COVID-19 and an 11-patient drop in the number of hospitalizations associated with the disease. The Health Department says 1,611 …

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David Milgaard, who spent decades behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit, dies at 69

David Milgaard could see I was a tad uneasy when he dropped by the Toronto Star newsroom unexpectedly in July 1993, dripping wet and half naked. It was a year after he had been freed from prison — after spending nearly 23 years behind bars as the victim of one of Canada’s most notorious miscarriages …

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Students protest Ottawa Catholic high school mass-enforcement dress code

Several hundred students gathered outside an Ottawa Catholic high school on Friday to protest a mass dress code enforcement the day before. The effort by staff at Béatrice-Desloges high school in Orléans outraged students, who said the action was unjust and seemed to target female students. “I’m frustrated,” said Melisande Ouellette, a 17-year-old student in …

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Shot in the leg during the robbery of his Fairview Mall jewelry store, Konstantinos Voulgaridis is back home and resting, says son

Peter Voulgaridis was sitting in the back of his family’s St. Catharines jewelry store, inputting items to a computer when he heard a loud bang come from the front of the store. At first he didn’t think much of it. Karat Jewelers is near the entrance of Fairview Mall, where people are always milling about. …

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Hamilton deemed ‘estimated risk area’ for Lyme disease for fifth straight year

Hamilton and ticks—like two peas in a pod. For the fifth consecutive year, Public Health Ontario has deemed the city an “estimated risk area” for Lyme disease amid increased sightings of the poppy-seed-sized insects. But health experts maintain the danger to the public is still low. “Even though we’re an estimated risk area, our messaging …

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Calls for his death were hurled at Singh, on top of ‘traitor’ chants, by protesters during stop in Peterborough

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said that protesters yelled “horrible” things — including calls for his death — as he left a rally at the campaign office of Ontario NDP candidate Jen Deck in downtown Peterborough on Tuesday, and that this sort of polarization in politics must stop. “Some folks were saying, ‘I hope you …

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Body identified as St. Catharines woman missing since New Year’s Eve

A body discovered in the water in Port Dalhousie last week has been identified as missing St. Catharines woman Katrina Blagdon. Blagdon, a 37-year-old mother of two and retired military veteran, was last seen on New Year’s Eve at 6 pm at a takeout restaurant on Fourth Avenue. On May 4, St. Catharines Hydro employees …

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