Timmins, Ont., doctor faces more sex assault charges as five more people come forward

A Timmins doctor charged with sexual assault in July is facing several more charges after five more people came forward, police said Friday. Ali Mahmoudi, 52, was original arrested July 29 and charged with 10 Criminal Code offences, including sexual assault. (File) A Timmins doctor charged with sexual assault in July is facing several more charges after five more people came forward, police said Friday. Ali Mahmoudi, 52, was original arrested July 29 and charged with 10 Criminal Code offences, including sexual assault. (File)

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opinion | Don Martin: A broken health-care system leads the parade of premiers into crucial talks

The chances Trudeau's health-care summit with the premiers will end with the blueprint to realistic long-term improvements are only marginally better than believing China’s balloon was simply collecting atmospheric temperatures, Don Martin writes in an exclusive column for CTVNews.ca, 'But it’s clearly time the 50-year-old dream of medicare as a Canadian birthright stopped being such a nightmare for so many patients.'

U.S. 6-year-old who shot teacher allegedly tried to choke another

A 6-year-old Virginia boy who shot and wounded his first-grade teacher constantly cursed at staff and teachers, chased students around and tried to whip them with his belt and once choked another teacher 'until she couldn't breathe,' according to a legal notice filed by an attorney for the wounded teacher.