Ontario court finds province broke law on lack of public consultations

An Ontario court has found the provincial government broke the law by failing to adhere to the Environmental Bill of Rights. Several environmental groups brought forth applications for judicial reviews over the province’s alleged failure to consult with the public before enacting the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act. Late last year,

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Woman, 29, dies after stabbing at east downtown law office

Investigators say a 29-year-old woman who was stabbed at an east downtown Toronto law office has died and a 33-year-old man in custody stands accused of her murder. Just before 2 p.m. on Sept. 2, police said two males entered 238 King Street East, the offices of Hicks Adams LLP,

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Fix broken Access to Information law, public tells federal review

OTTAWA – Civil society groups, journalists and members of the public are telling the federal government it is time to fix Canada’s broken transparency law. Written and oral submissions to a federal review call for expansion of the Access to Information Act, removal of numerous loopholes in the law, strict

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