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Recent articles by Alyshah:

Judge slams Ford and Tory’s ‘reckless’ comments about Toronto cop killing as accused asks to lift publication ban

The man charged in Det. Const. Jeffrey Northrup’s killing has taken the unusual step of asking court to release more details about what happened. → Read More

8-year-old girl dead after pedestrians struck in London, Ont.

11 pedestrians were injured, eight taken to hospital, after a driver went through a busy intersection in the city's southwest. → Read More

$10,000 or so and a dildo with a message for border agents: A Toronto man’s ‘civil disobedience’ leads to lengthy court battle

Ignac Nick Hozjan’s one-man crusade against the “tyranny” of the CBSA started with a dispute over airport exchange rates. → Read More

$10,000 or so and a dildo with a message for border agents: A Toronto man’s ‘civil disobedience’ leads to lengthy court battle

Ignac Nick Hozjan’s one-man crusade against the “tyranny” of the CBSA started with a dispute over airport exchange rates. → Read More

Man not guilty of attempted murder in Beaches Jazz Festival puppy dispute stabbing

In his verdict, the judge ruled Michael Jobe was acting in self-defence when he stabbed a dog owner who had suddenly punched him in the head. → Read More

‘I can’t sleep at night’: Toronto PATH murder trial hears emotional victim impact statements

Duncan Sinclair has been sentenced to a life sentence for killing his mother, Rae Cara Carrington, who had been seeking help for years of alleged abus... → Read More

Court appeal to decide whether three parts of Harper government’s sex work legislation are unconstitutional

The three offences at issue prohibit anyone from obtaining a financial or material benefit from selling sex other than a sex worker; the procuring, re... → Read More

Man charged with second-degree murder after triple stabbing at North York school

A 19-year-old has been arrested after three teenagers were found stabbed at Victoria Park Collegiate Institute high school in Toronto on Tuesday. A 15... → Read More

Four face criminal charges over Instagram posts about rapper’s preliminary hearing on Zoom

The four men are also charged with violating a routine publication ban on the preliminary hearing. → Read More

Duncan Sinclair, then 19, guilty of murdering his mother in a PATH restaurant

‘You were only OK if you did what he said:’ Murder trial opened a window on to decades of father’s horrific abuse of his family. Sinclair’s trial rais... → Read More

Jury to begin deliberations Friday in trial of young man accused of stabbing mother to death in 2019

Duncan Sinclair, now 22, is on trial for the first-degree murder of his 51-year-old mother, with a motive that, the Crown argues, emerged from a lifet... → Read More

Woman identifies the man on video stabbing her mother to death as her brother, Duncan Sinclair

The woman, who cannot be identified, tells the court about her childhood of abuse and her strained relationship with her mother at the trial of her br... → Read More

Ford government promises a digital transformation for Ontario’s court system

There’s no price tag or timeline yet, but Attorney General Doug Downey says it will be “possibly the largest investment in the legal system in the his... → Read More

Court hears from security guard who rushed to perform first aid on woman allegedly stabbed by teen son

Duncan Sinclair, now 22, is charged with first-degree murder for allegedly tracking down and stabbing his mother Rae Cara Carrington 11 times on April... → Read More

St. Mike’s sexual assaults, other high-profile cases show the need to change sports culture, experts say

Increased public pushback has the capacity to improve sports culture from the school to the professional level, according to some. → Read More

Teen sentenced to probation in St. Michael’s College School sexual assault

A former St. Michael’s College School student will serve two years probation for his role in sexually assaulting a fellow student in a locker room in ... → Read More

Sentencing expected Tuesday in final St. Michael’s College School sexual assault trial

Judge to decide whether one of five teen perpetrators will be the only one to face jail time or sentenced to probation. → Read More

$72 million plan for Ontario court backlog renews calls to also restore Legal Aid cuts

Ontario’s Legal Aid system was cut by a third — $133 million — in 2019. → Read More

Fashion mogul Peter Nygard appears in Toronto court on sex assault charges

Nygard, 80, was flown from Winnipeg to Toronto on Thursday and made a virtual court appearance from a downtown police station. He is also facing extra... → Read More

This Canadian mom has spoken out about her daughter’s death for years. A new publication ban means the story can no longer be shared

“Is my daughter’s pain being ignored? Is her history being erased?” the mother wrote in a letter to her province’s premier about the mandatory publica... → Read More