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Barrie man charged in human-trafficking probe

A Barrie man is among more than 100 people charged by York Regional Police with trying to buy sex from children.Ramy Kawar, 39, was charged by police as part of Project Raphael, a four-year investigation that led to the arrest of 104 men attempting to purchase sex with children.Also charged as a result of the human- trafficking investigation are Bra

Mark Leblanc holds a picture of him and his wife, Deanna. (TRACY MCLAUGHLIN PHOTO)

Nurse told man wife’s heart would 'explode'

Sitting by his dying wife’s hospital bed, husband Mike Leblanc was told he would have to sit and watch his wife’s heart “explode” if he didn’t let nurse Joanna Flynn shut off the ailing woman’s life support, a jury heard Thursday.

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