Book explores disgraced pathologist’s trail of destruction

Writer John Chipman first knew he had to write about the case of disgraced pathologist Charles Smith 10 years ago.

He had been listening to a radio report about one of the 17 people that Smith’s incompetent and intentionally misleading autopsies had helped wrongfully convict during his decade as chief pathologist at the Ontario Pediatric Forensic Pathology Unit.

wall covered in graffiti

Graffiti, street art and the City of Toronto

In the last three years, St. Luke’s United Church on Sherbourne and Carlton streets has spent around $1,000 annually to remove graffiti. The church even needed to buy an $800 power-washer.  St. Luke’s would remove graffiti once every couple of years. Now, that happens about twice a year. Joanne Mastrotucci is the church administrator at St. Luke’s. She […]