Toronto nightclub permanently closing to make way for new subway station

Toronto nightclub permanently closing to make way for new subway station

Transit construction is claiming yet another Toronto business, and it’s also one that’s part of the city’s bustling nightlife scene. Not long after King West restobar Regulars announced they’d be closing to make way for a new subway station, Love Child Social House at the same intersection has now said they’re doing the same. Love Child … Read more

Canberra woman refused bail after allegedly grooming two teenage girls who worked for her

Canberra woman refused bail after allegedly grooming two teenage girls who worked for her

A Canberra woman who allegedly told police she couldn’t help but commit sexual offences against girls is behind bars after her bail request was refused. Key points: The 28-year-old woman is charged with committing acts of indecency against two of her teenage employees Police say she has a long history of grooming young girls The magistrate has refused … Read more

Queensland kickboxing masseur charged with historic sexual assault offences

Queensland kickboxing masseur charged with historic sexual assault offences

A Sunshine Coast man has been arrested and charged with historic child sexual offences alleged to have happened while he was working as a masseur 27 years ago. Police allege the 82-year-old man was working as a masseur at several kick boxing gyms across the Sunshine Coast as well as from his home in 1995, when the abuse … Read more

London, Ont. police finds missing 8-year-old boy – London

London, Ont. police finds missing 8-year-old boy – London

UPDATE: Police said Sunday night that the missing boy has been found and is safe. London, Ont., police are searching for a missing boy. Police say the 8-year-old was last seen around 11:30 a.m. Sunday near Buroak Drive and Denview Avenue, which is near the area of Sunningdale Road West and Wonderland Road North. He’s … Read more

Boy, 5, from Sydney dies after car swept away in floodwaters in NSW Central West

Boy, 5, from Sydney dies after car swept away in floodwaters in NSW Central West

A boy has died after the car he was travelling in was swept away by floodwaters in central-western New South Wales. Key points: Police divers found the body of the boy in the submerged car at about 3:20pm on Saturday The boy’s parents and two siblings were clinging to trees before rescuers arrived Two other … Read more

Mother loses appeal in custody case, Ontario court sends her three children to Nigeria

Mother loses appeal in custody case, Ontario court sends her three children to Nigeria

Olubukola Ajayi, a mother from Nigeria, in the east end of Ottawa, on Sept. 15.Ashley Fraser/Ashley Fraser Photography An Ontario appeal court has sent three children back to Nigeria and the custody of their father, rejecting their mother’s arguments that she could not get a fair shake in that country because of patriarchal attitudes and … Read more

An Eight-Year-Old Just Won a $150,000 Painting by Jamian Juliano-Villani in an Easter Egg Hunt

An Eight-Year-Old Just Won a 0,000 Painting by Jamian Juliano-Villani in an Easter Egg Hunt

An eight-year-old boy won a large painting worth $125,000 by cult favorite artist Jamian Juliano-Villani during an Easter egg hunt this past weekend. With approximately 300 eggs containing small prizes such as un-popped corn and fun facts, it took seven hours for a victor to find the big-prize egg. Juliano-Villani had nestled it in an … Read more

Brain-computer interface at Toronto children’s hospital tests the potential for mind melds with machines

Brain-computer interface at Toronto children’s hospital tests the potential for mind melds with machines

Gisele Alnaser, 6, gets encouragement from father Naser Alnaser at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital in Toronto. Gisele is trying out a brain-interface headset to turn a music video on the laptop on and off with her thoughts.Deborah Baic/The Globe and Mail Gisele Alnaser smiles as the sound of Baby Shark, a popular children’s song, … Read more

Human Rights Tribunal dismisses case alleging child faced discrimination when teacher discussed gender identity

Human Rights Tribunal dismisses case alleging child faced discrimination when teacher discussed gender identity

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has dismissed an application from a family that alleged their female child was discriminated against when her Grade 1 teacher discussed gender identity and “gender fluidity” with the class. In a decision released last month, HRTO member Eva Nichols wrote that the young girl did not face an “adverse … Read more

Former rock-climbing coach accused of sexual offences, Stephen Mitchell, faces nine new charges

Former rock-climbing coach accused of sexual offences, Stephen Mitchell, faces nine new charges

Prosecutors have laid an extra nine charges against former rock-climbing coach Stephen Mitchell, who is accused of child sexual assault offences. Key points: A further two people have come forward, bringing the total number of alleged victims to seven Mr Mitchell now faces 26 charges relating to grooming and sexual conduct with children The charges … Read more