Englehart, Ont., doctor sanctioned for 'disgraceful' conduct related to COVID-19

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario said Tuesday it imposed the interim restrictions on Dr. Patrick Phillips after he refused to co-operate with its investigation into allegations that he spread misinformation about the pandemic.  (Courtesy: Twitter/@DrP_MD) The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario said Tuesday it imposed the interim restrictions on Dr. Patrick Phillips after he refused to co-operate with its investigation into allegations that he spread misinformation about the pandemic. (Courtesy: Twitter/@DrP_MD)

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Barrie, Ont., man sentenced for masterminding landmark Ponzi scheme

The mastermind of an elaborate Ponzi scheme that cheated hundreds of people of tens of millions of dollars was sentenced Tuesday in a Barrie, Ont., courtroom. Charles Debono has been behind bars since his arrest in 2020 for his role in one of the largest Ponzi schemes in Canadian history.

Hindu man killed in filmed attack as religious tensions boil in India

Tensions were high Wednesday in the western Indian city of Udaipur, a day after police arrested two Muslim men accused of slitting a Hindu tailor's throat and posting a video of it on social media, in a brutal attack representing a dramatic escalation of communal violence in a country riven by deep religious polarization.