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Canadian post-secondary schools failing sex assault victims

thestar.com — Tess Klaver was an 18-year-old first-year student at Queen's University the year she says her boyfriend pinned her on his bed, choked her with his hands, then grabbed her hair and forced her to perform oral sex. "We had been kind of fooling around and I was in my underwear and then he pinned me down.

Beck Taxi driver fired after criminal past comes to light

thestar.com — A Beck Taxi driver whose convictions for assault and other crimes went undetected for years has been fired. Bernard Koranteng was the focus of a Star investigation that revealed Toronto's taxi licensing system only checks drivers' records every four years. He told the Star Thursday that he's a "safe" driver who has paid his debt to society.

Michelle Berardinetti wins race in Ward 35, Scarborough Southwest

thestar.com — Councillor Michelle Berardinetti celebrated her victory with staffers and supporters at her storefront campaign office on Kennedy Rd. "We're pleased to see the results. It is a great endorsement by the residents of Ward 35," said Berardinetti, speaking with the Star outside the brightly lit space, hung with campaign signs and red balloons.

Gary Crawford re-elected in Ward 36, Scarborough Southwest

thestar.com — Councillor Gary Crawford was greeted with cheers, hugs and the theme song from the movie Rocky at his victory party on election night. Crawford held onto his seat in Ward 36, campaigning on cutting gridlock and boosting development on Kingston Rd.

Bad tenant granted bail after arrest in North York

thestar.com — Adam Buttigieg was granted bail on Tuesday afternoon, a day after he was taken into custody at a North York courthouse because he failed to obey conditions set out by police following a previous arrest.

Bad tenant arrested while at court for separate matter

thestar.com — Toronto tenant Adam Buttigieg, who habitually fails to pay his rent and has been convicted of fraud and forging cheques and credit reports, was arrested and jailed Monday, moments after wrapping up an unrelated appearance at a North York courthouse.

Bad tenant gets house arrest for fraud, forgery and bad cheques

thestar.com — A Toronto tenant who pleaded guilty to forging documents and writing bad cheques to landlords was methodical and deliberate in his long efforts to deceive and victimize his landlords and stay in properties without paying rent. Those were the words assistant crown attorney Timothy DiMuzio used to describe the actions of Adam Buttigieg during his sentencing hearing at Ontario Superior Court.

Bad tenant, bad boyfriend reveals his methods, says ‘I should have a big red flag’

thestar.com — That's what Adam Buttigieg - a man with a long history of bouncing cheques and fraud convictions - thinks prospective landlords deserve to hear.

Family, supporters rally for man held in Egypt without charge

thestar.com — Sarah Attia stood with microphone in hand and told the crowd of supporters that there had been a mistake. The replica prison cell that had been built to help people understand the horror of the solitary confinement unit her husband Khaled Al-Qazzaz, arrested in Egypt almost a year ago, has been locked into was structurally incorrect.

Nightmare tenant Nina Willis battling with new landlord over 7th eviction

thestar.com — Nina Willis is facing eviction, again. The Toronto tenant, who has a long history of failing to pay her rent and dragging her landlords to court, has been ordered to leave the two-storey Scarborough area property she has rented for more than a year.
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Nov 20, 2014

RT @LaurenPelley: "Just nine of more than 100 universities and colleges polled by the Star have adopted a special policy to address sexual assault."

Nov 20, 2014

RT @LaurenPelley: Must-read story from @emathieuStar and @jayme_poisson: Canadian post-secondary schools failing sex assault victims thestar.com/news/canada/20…

Nov 11, 2014

@jeffarbeau Hey Jeffrey, Can you follow me so I can DM? Thanks very much. Emily

Nov 10, 2014

RT @Dale_Brazao: I went undercover in this retirement home four years ago..McGuinty was shocked, shocked...still operating.thestar.com/news/gta/2014/…

Nov 10, 2014

RT @JPKnews: An @TorontoStar investigation reveals illegal retirement home still operating & a veteran's love story. Monday A1. http://t.c…

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