Yasir Naqvi

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Reevely: Abortion-clinic law everybody wants continues to divide politicians at Queen's Park

A new law creating anti-protest bubble zones around Ontario abortion clinics and the people who work in them should be in place within a couple...

Ontario Liberals agree to fast-track bill creating safe zones around ...

The Ontario Liberals have made "a tentative agreement" to fast-track their own legislation to create harassment-free bubble zones around abortion clinics, one ...Ontario's 'social justice' premier?Toronto...

Ontario Moves To Create 'Safe Zones' Around Abortion Clinics

"Our government firmly believes that the choice to access abortion services is a deeply personal one," Naqvi said. "Patients have the right to access abortion...

Ontario Wages War on Ticket Bots: AG Yasir Naqvi Talks Strategy, Fines, Jail Time

The Ontario government will be tabling The Ticket Sales Act in the fall to curb unfair ticket reselling practices. Those who break the law could...

Ontario pitches new rules to crack down on ticket scalping and bots

The new legislation would target resellers who used technological and other means to buy the majority of tickets, Attorney General Yasir Naqvi told reporters outside...

Ontario to announce changes to ticket-sale laws after outcry about resales and scalper bots

Ontario will announce reforms to ticket selling legislation on Monday, after a public consultation found widespread support for more transparent sales and more rules for...

Fundraising reforms will cost us $12M

Yep, even if you don't support any party or any candidate, you'll subsidize their election. Attorney General Yasir Naqvi introduced amendments to their fundraising reforms...

Ontario to ban computer 'scalper bots' that scoop up concert tickets

Ontario plans to introduce legislation next spring to outlaw computer “scalper bots” that scoop up huge blocks of tickets to concerts and major sporting events,...

Ontario's attorney general, Yasir Naqvi, vows action on jurors with ...

Ontario's Attorney General Yasir Naqvi is looking to improve support for jurors traumatized by grisly evidence in trials, after CBC Toronto told the story of...

Ontario Liberals not keen on legislation to ban cash-for-access fundraisers

Government House Leader Yasir Naqvi said the opposition proposals would ban the premier and cabinet ministers from doing any kind of fundraising. “They're only interested...

Halifax police investigate suspicious death of man found in stolen car

Toronto StarRCMP say officers investigating a report of a stolen car just before 2 p.m. Tuesday found the car soon afterwards with a dead man...

Rideau Canal footbridge gets federal funding in transit agreement ...

Transit funding from the federal government will help pay for a new footbridge over the Rideau Canal that connects Fifth Avenue with Clegg Street, it...

@Kady's Watchlist for Aug. 23 – Ministers and mayors team up to ...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will follow up a two-day cabinet retreat in Sudbury by joining Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne for an announcement at the Barrie ...New...

Ministry stands firm on denying funding for families of police shooting victims

Article Continued Below. Salmon said her letter to Wynne was referred to Community Safety and Correctional Services Minister Yasir Naqvi. She recently received a response...

$2B tunnel will require more studies with cash coming from feds, province

Watson noted a big chunk of the $2-billion estimate is contingency and the city would need to fine-tune the costs when it knows more about...

Sexual assault survivor organizing Ottawa 'Rise Up' event for victims

Now 23, the woman calls Ottawa home and is organizing Rise Up at the Orange Art Gallery in Little Italy on Friday at 7 p.m.

Black Lives Matter - Toronto shuts down Yonge & Dundas intersection; demands justice for Abdirahman Abdi

Attorney General Yasir Naqvi to undertake a similar expanded investigation into police encounters with people living with disabilities, including autism and other cognitive disabilities. An...

Legal aid lawyers locked in legal battle with Ontario over ...

The lawyers have launched a constitutional challenge over Legal Aid Ontario's refusal to bargain with their chosen representative.and more »...

Aging Ottawa hospitals get $12.3M infrastructure boost from province

Senior hospital administrators joined Ottawa South MPP John Fraser, Marie-France Lalonde from Ottawa–Orléans and Ottawa Centre MPP Yasir Naqvi on Friday to announce that the...

What to do: Summer fairs, circus and Greek fest

... be performed in January, alongside comedian and Fringe tourer DeAnne Smith at Rise Up, a funding evening for the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre, including...

Patel century proves in vain

Girlington piled up 304-6, led by Musawar Shah (94), Mansar Naqvi (60) and Zafar Ali (67no), before Ali's 5-22 helped blitz Interlink for just 41.

Behind the scenes: the government reveals details for national inquiry into missing, murdered indigenous women

(subscription) (subscription)... O'Neill; Conservative indigenous affairs critic, Cathy McLeod (Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, B.C.); Ontario MPP and Attorney General Yasir Naqvi; Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami President Natan Obed;...

Police chief, Ontario's AG meet with community-police group about Abdirahman Abdi's death

"Yes, we raised it as a concern, but we cannot say 'You must do this' after the explanation that was given by minister Yasir Naqvi...

Ontario superjail revamps fire-safety plan after series of false alarms ...

Ontario's flagship superjail is overhauling its fire-safety plan as it deals with a rash of prank fire alarms and an investigation into a 2015 blaze...

Ottawa Awarded 2017 Grey Cup

Ontario Attorney General Yasir Naqvi took part in the ceremony from field level. “As the Member of Provincial Parliament for Ottawa Centre – the home...

Ottawa police play basketball at St. Luke's

The Ottawa Police Service played a friendly basketball game at St. Luke's Park against members of the community on Saturday. Ontario Attorney General Yasir Naqvi,...

Abdirahman Abdi funeral to be held at Ottawa mosque today

... by a private procession to his burial site. Family spokesperson Naeem Malik said three levels of government are expected to attend. Mayor Jim Watson's...

Marin: Does Naqvi have the backbone to change police oversight in Ontario?

The problem will not be the value of his work-product, but rather, will newly appointed Attorney General Yasir Naqvi, contrary to his predecessors, have the...

Letters for Thursday July 7: Yasir Naqvi responds on police and the mentally ill

The and David Reevely missed the opportunity to have an important conversation about the intersections of policing and mental health. The Ontario Ombudsman released...

Ontario pilot project offers free legal advice to sex assault survivors

The pilot project will create an opportunity for survivors to see their legal rights and options and allow them to make informed decisions, said Attorney...

Ontario provides free legal advice to sexual assault victims

In a $2.8 million pilot project for residents of Toronto, Ottawa, and Thunder Bay, Attorney General Yasir Naqvi said Queen's Park will pay for up...

Ontario to offer free legal advice to sex assault victims in select cities - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsOntario to offer free legal advice to sex assault victims in select citiesCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsThe government says one in three women...

Naqvi makes good on campaign promise, launches Ontario Municipal Board review

It's a somewhat obscure quasi-judicial body that hears appeals on planning issues, but if your community has been the subject of intensification, you've probably heard...

Attorney General Yasir Naqvi expresses support for Ottawa supervised injection site

. Ottawa MPP Yasir Naqvi said he supports "evidence-based solutions," on the heels of a report calling for a supervised injection site in Ottawa. Share...

Ottawa MPPs on the move as Wynne shuffles cabinet

Ottawa-Centre MPP Yasir Naqvi will leave his post as the minister of community safety. Emma Jackson/Metro. Ottawa-Centre MPP Yasir Naqvi will leave his post as...

Reevely: Madeleine Meilleur relinquishes the throne in Ottawa-Vanier

She's never had a major scandal, though she's also overseen some significant ministries and not solved major problems. On her watch as corrections minister, Ontario's...

Toronto Gun Violence: Mayor John Tory Calls On Ottawa To Help Curb Crime

In the letter to federal Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and his Ontario counterpart Yasir Naqvi, Tory linked the rise in gun violence to firearms...

How Ontario's community safety minister plans to bring policing into the 21st century

That lack of clarity is a problem Yasir Naqvi, minister of community safety and correctional services, assures will be addressed as his ministry undertakes the...

Statement by Minister Yasir Naqvi on the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre Task Force Report

Ottawa Citizen"Today I received the report and recommendations from the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre Task Force, which was comprised of ministry staff, local and provincial union...

Task force to recommend mental health unit for jail

The task force is expected to deliver about 40 recommendations on Wednesday to Yasir Naqvi, Ontario's minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services. The task...

Lawyers join doctors and nurses in 'end immigration detention' campaign

The move follows a similar effort by doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals in an open letter to Ontario Community Safety and Correctional Services Minister Yasir...

Stop transfer of immigration detainees to provincial jails, lawyers tell minister

... detainees to provincial jails, whom they say are exposed to "profoundly disturbing" conditions.. In an open letter to Yasir Naqvi, Ontario Community Safety and...

OCDC task force report to be made public June 1

The task force report recommending solutions to problems at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre will be released to the public next week. Community Safety and Correctional...

Giving Ontario political parties a public subsidy is galling and wrong

(subscription) (subscription)'Democracy is not free,” Yasir Naqvi, the Ontario government house leader, said on Tuesday. To prove it, he announced that taxpayers owed his...

Naqvi, Ontario Liberals move to curb political fundraising by banning corporate and union donations

The Liberal government is also proposing that taxpayers give each party a $2.26 per vote subsidy each year to offset the lost donations from companies...

Ontario proposes political fundraising bill with ban on corporate, union donations

The Liberal government is also proposing that taxpayers give each party a $2.26 per vote subsidy each year to offset the lost donations from companies...

Parents rally in Ottawa Monday against changes to government autism services

"He needs full-time IBI and we just can't afford it." Similar rallies have been held across the province, including outside Queen's Park. Dozens of parents...

Police board in disarray: Naqvi

Yasir Naqvi is the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services. He wrote a letter to the Ontario Civilian Police Commission (OCPC) in March, asking...

Julie Bilotta calls for 'serious change' at public forum on OCDC conditions

Thursday night's forum was attended by other former prisoners, relatives of current inmates, experts and Community Safety and Correctional Services Minister Yasir Naqvi, who also...

Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre conditions prompt public forum tonight

Concerns about the conditions at Ottawa's jail have prompted a public forum on the subject, being held tonight at City Hall. Former prisoners, relatives of...