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Sex trafficking common; convictions are not

“Every single day in Sarnia sex trafficking occurs,” says the Coordinator for the local Anti-Human Trafficking Project The recent conviction in Sarnia of a man on nine charges relating to the exploitation of two women through sex trafficking — includ

GTA man guilty of sex trafficking in Sarnia

It is an eye-opening reminder that sex trafficking happens everywhere, including small towns in Ontario. A Sarnia jury took just two hours to find a Toronto-area man guilty of exploiting two women for selling their sexual services.

The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada: — Ontario: 37 confirmed — British Columbia: 39 confirmed, including 1 death — Quebec: 4 confirmed; 1 presumptive — Alberta: 14 confirmed — Total: 95 This report by The Canadian
Trudeau to announce COVID-19 aid measures Wednesday

Trudeau to announce COVID-19 aid measures Wednesday

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to announce federal funding to help provincial health-care systems cope with the increasing numbers of Canadians infected with the new coronavirus and to help workers who are forced to isolate themselves.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the novel coronavirus and the illness dubbed COVID-19 (all times Eastern): 11:25 p.m. Health officials in northern Ontario have confirmed the first case of the novel coronavirus in the Sudbury area.
Canada develops COVID-19 guidelines on when to cancel major events

Canada develops COVID-19 guidelines on when to cancel major events

OTTAWA — The Public Health Agency of Canada has posted guidelines aimed at helping event planners figure out whether to cancel mass gatherings of people as the federal government works to quell the potential spread of the novel coronavirus.

Judicial council proposes changes to bill on sex-assault training for judges

OTTAWA — The Canadian Judicial Council is worried that judicial independence will be compromised if the federal government passes a law requiring new judges to commit to taking training in sexual assault law. J.

2020 “Lulu Series: Art in the City” speakers announced

This year’s Lulu Series: Art in the City speakers have been announced. Barbara Cole, Joseph Fry, and Rebecca Belmore will speak at the three events. Started in 2003, the annual series explores the relationship between art and urban environments.

Inmate dies in custody at Saskatchewan Penitentiary

Another inmate has died at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary. On March 9, Curtis McKenzie died while in custody.

Blaine Lake woman charged with identity theft, fraud released on bail

A Blaine Lake woman was released on bail after a show cause hearing in Blaine Lake circuit court March 5. Laticia Juba-Arcand, 27, was arrested in November 2019 after Blaine RCMP executed a search warrant at her home.