Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Ontario News as of 4 P.M. Friday, June 14

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Ontario News as of 4 P.M. Friday, June 14

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Ontario News Advisory


Friday, June 14, 2013

As of 4 p.m.


Here are the Ontario News stories from The Canadian Press as of 4 p.m. ET. All times are local unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. This advisory replaces The Canadian Press News Budget.

Contact the Ontario Desk at 416-507-2159.



Police mum on possible link to Ford video


TORONTO -- Toronto police have laid hundreds of charges following a massive operation targeting a notorious gang, but questions remained about whether the raids were linked to Mayor Rob Ford's alleged crack cocaine video. A day after hundreds of officers stormed residences around the Greater Toronto Area and Windsor, police released details of their year-long investigation -- named Project Traveller -- which focused on the alleged activities of the Dixon City Bloods. PHOTO.


Judge leaves Mayor Hazel McCallion in office


MISSISSAUGA -- A judge has dismissed an application to oust Hazel McCallion as mayor of Mississauga, Ont., for conflict of interest. The judge says he found McCallion was "wilfully blind" to her son's development company proposal when she took part in a regional council vote in 2007.


G20 cop only used needed force: lawyer


TORONTO -- A police officer accused of assault at a G20 protest only used as much force as he needed to subdue a protester resisting arrest amid a "complete breakdown of ordered society," court heard Friday. Const. Babak Andalib-Goortani's actions were a "textbook example" of police training, his lawyer said in closing submissions.


No native jurors so killer's conviction nixed


TORONTO -- A convicted killer will get a new trial after Ontario's top court ruled Friday the provincial government violated his rights by failing to ensure aboriginals were properly represented on jury rolls despite knowing about the long-standing problem. …

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