Molly Hayes, The Globe and Mail

Molly Hayes

The Globe and Mail

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Past articles by Molly:

Federal Court rules location data of large medical cannabis growers can’t be disclosed

Case addresses the tension between the public’s right to information and a patient’s right to privacy, and the necessity of striking a balance in an increasingly data-centric world → Read More

Landfill search for slain Indigenous women will be difficult but worth doing, forensics experts say

Police and grieving families believe two victims of an alleged serial killer are buried at Prairie Green Landfill. The Globe asked forensics experts, who saw hope that the right techniques could unearth answers → Read More

Woman killed in alleged unprovoked attack in downtown Toronto, police say

The woman had been walking alone when she was allegedly pushed to the ground and sustained serious injuries to her face and head → Read More

Code Z59.0: diagnosing the toll of homelessness on health care

ER doctors and nurses have become a frequent point of contact for people without shelter – but a lack of data makes it harder to measure and address the crisis → Read More

Suspect faces first-degree murder charges in OPP officer’s death

OPP Commissioner ‘outraged’ suspect was on bail and not in custody despite charges from December 2021 → Read More

Slain OPP constable was a rookie officer on his first patrol

The two alleged assailants were arrested a short distance away and have been charged with first-degree murder → Read More

Shelter Movers service for domestic violence victims expands into Prairies

The non-profit organization hopes to double its capacity over the next three years → Read More

How does intimate partner violence affect women’s brains?

Approximately one in eight Canadian women are likely suffering from an unrecognized brain injury related to domestic violence and researchers want to know more → Read More

Family of Vaughan condo gunman says he was ‘abusive husband and father’

His estranged daughters say he ‘continuously denied’ offers of help and they ‘had no choice but to cut off ties with him’ → Read More

Five Vaughan condo shooting victims identified

Those shot and killed include two active condo board members, one former member → Read More

Vaughan gunman kills five neighbours, including condo board members he faced in legal battles for years, police say

Police say 73-year-old Francesco Villi used a semi-automatic handgun to kill people, some condo board members, on different floors → Read More

Winnipeg police say they will work with Indigenous leaders to access landfill search

Police will participate on a working committee led by Indigenous leaders on the feasibility of a recovery search for the remains of two women → Read More

Operations stop at Winnipeg landfill as pressure grows on police to search site for remains

Investigators have said it would be both difficult and dangerous to attempt to recover the remains of Morgan Harris, 39, and Marcedes Myran, 24, from the Prairie Green landfill → Read More

Indigenous leaders in Manitoba call for Winnipeg police chief’s resignation

Long Plain First Nation Chief says police are sending the message ‘Indigenous women don’t matter’ by refusing to search a landfill for the remains of two women → Read More

Daughters of murdered Winnipeg woman call on police to recover remains from landfill

Inspector Cam MacKid of the Forensics, Intelligence and Technology Division said decision to not search landfill came down to both health and safety and logistical factors → Read More

Daughter of Indigenous woman murdered in Winnipeg says mom sought to make her feel special

Family had been searching for Morgan Harris for more than six months when they learned Thursday that police had charged a man with her death and three others → Read More

Winnipeg police announce charges in alleged serial killings of four Indigenous women

Jeremy Skibicki was charged in May with first-degree murder in the death of Rebecca Cantois; police have announced three additional murder charges → Read More

Winter closing of Toronto shelter hotel presents impossible decision for residents

More than 250 people have been staying at the Novotel on the city’s Esplanade since the hotel was converted into an emergency homeless shelter in 2021. Now, as the city’s lease expires, everyone must vacate by Dec. 6 → Read More

The national housing strategy is ‘failing’ despite record investment, federal advocate says

Canada’s first federal housing advocate Marie-Josée Houle says there is no indication Ottawa’s housing strategy is working despite being five years and billions of dollars in → Read More

Lawyer for ex-officer convicted in Sammy Yatim’s death delays inquest with ‘suicide by cop’ motion

The inquest into the death of the 18-year-old, who was shot several times by the officer during a mental-health crisis in 2013, was scheduled to begin Nov. 14 → Read More