A Timmins task force wants to make the doctor shortage a municipal election issue

Doctor Lesley Griffiths is a member of the physician recruitment task force and said it is calling on all municipal candidates to commit their support for physician recruitment. (Lydia Chubak/CTV News Northern Ontario) Doctor Lesley Griffiths is a member of the physician recruitment task force and said it is calling on all municipal candidates to commit their support for physician recruitment. (Lydia Chubak/CTV News Northern Ontario)

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Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin acquitted on 1988 sexual assault charge

A Quebec civilian judge has acquitted Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin of sexual assault over an allegation that dates back to 1988. Judge Richard Meredith said he believes the complainant was sexually assaulted, but said the Crown did not establish beyond a reasonable doubt that it was Fortin who had assaulted her.