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Noel Edison, Grammy-Nominated Ontario Conductor, Subject Of Sexual Misconduct Probe

TORONTO — The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir says it has placed its Grammy-nominated conductor Noel Edison on a personal leave of absence while it investigates allegations of sexual misconduct. In a joint statement with the director of the Elora Singers, a southwestern Ontario choir that Edison also conducted, the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir’s chair and ex… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All ...

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Ontario PC Leadership Hopefuls Have Heated Exchanges At Ottawa Debate

Sparks flew at the Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership debate in Ottawa Wednesday — with Doug Ford in the thick of most of it. Ford used the second and final debate in the six-week race to take pointed shots at former MPP Christine Elliott, an old family friend, and lawyer Caroline Mulroney. But the former Toronto city councillor kept his powder ...

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Doug Ford Was Actually Speechless For A Few Seconds During Ontario PC Debate

OTTAWA — Doug Ford isn’t known for being speechless, but he found himself briefly at a loss of words on Wednesday during the Ontario PC leadership debate on the topic of #MeToo. The former Toronto city councillor responded first to a question asking candidates what they would do to ensure sexual harassment has no place in politics. Ford was succinct, ...

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Ontario PC Leadership Debate Adds To The Political Drama

The race to lead the Ontario Progressive Conservatives might be the most captivating political drama in Canada right now. And on Wednesday, it will continue in a possibly make-or-break debate, hosted by HuffPost Canada’s Ottawa bureau chief Althia Raj and livestreamed on Facebook. The race took another turn this week when Patrick Brown — who sparked the contest by resigning ...

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Ulla Theoret, Victim In Ontario Triple Murder-Suicide, Was Stalked By Killer: Son

A man whose mother, brother and grandmother died in what Ontario provincial police are calling a triple murder-suicide said Monday that his loved ones were killed by a neighbour who had been “stalking” his parent. Thomas Theoret said his mother Ulla Theoret, 55, brother Paul Theoret, 28, and his grandmother Raija Turanen, 88, were found dead at their rural home ...

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Eric Hoskins, Ontario Health Minister, Resigns To Work On National Pharmacare Plan

OTTAWA — Tuesday’s federal budget will establish a national advisory group with former Ontario health minister Eric Hoskins at the helm that will work towards setting up a Canada-wide pharmacare plan, sources say. Hoskins himself dropped a major clue about the no-longer-so-secret plan Monday when he abruptly resigned both his cabinet position and his seat in the provincial legislature, saying ...

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Tanya Granic Allen Rejects Endorsement For Ontario PC Leader From White Nationalist Paul Fromm

A candidate for the leadership of Ontario’s Progressive Conservative party says she strongly condemns a white nationalist who endorsed her campaign. Paul Fromm tweeted his support for Tanya Granic Allen on Friday. Fromm is the founder of several white supremacist organizations and has worked with the U.S.-based Council of Conservative Citizens. Dylann Roof, who murdered nine black churchgoers in South ...

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Police Investigating 4 Ontario Deaths As Triple Murder-Suicide

RYERSON TOWNSHIP, Ont. — Police in a small community in central Ontario are investigating the deaths of four people as a triple murder-suicide. Ontario Provincial Police said they believe a man killed two women and another man before killing himself in Ryerson Township, Ont., about 300 kilometres north of Toronto. Det.-Insp. M… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All Posts

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