Janet Churnin, 79, was found guilty of violating the Statistics Act for her refusal to fill out the mandatory census. She spoke to the media after a judge handed her a conditional discharge. She will have no permanent criminal record after she completes her sentence of 50 hours of community service within a year.
Video: Tory surges ahead of Ford in latest Nanos poll
Toronto mayoral candidate John Tory has a healthy lead over his rivals, Rob Ford and Olivia Chow, according to the last poll by Nanos Research.