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Wild new roller-coaster coming to Canada's Wonderland | CBC
CBC | August 15, 2018
​There was Behemoth, then Leviathan. And, next year, there will be Yukon Striker — the longest, fastest and highest roller-coaster of its type, according to Canada's Wonderland, which will debut at the Toronto-area amusement park in April.
Oshawa man arrested after allegedly trying to steal police cruiser following hit-and-run | CBC
CBC | August 15, 2018
A 29-year-old man from Oshawa is facing multiple charges after allegedly fleeing the scene of an accident, then trying to steal a police cruiser.
Emergency crews rescue boy, 10, trapped under vehicle in Oakville | CBC
CBC | August 15, 2018
Emergency crews rescued a 10-year-old boy Tuesday evening who was trapped underneath a vehicle in Oakville, Halton police say.
TDSB identifies teen who died after trying to save mother and son at Woodbine Beach | CBC
CBC | August 15, 2018
The teenage boy who died after trying to save a drowning mother and child at Woodbine beach last week has been identified as Kyle Howard-Muthulingam.
Male motorcyclist dead after crash in Oakville, police say | CBC
CBC | August 15, 2018
A male motorcyclist is dead following a serious collision at the intersection of Wyecroft Road and Sinclair Road in Oakville, Peel police say.
Man in his 20s sustains life-threatening injuries in St. James Town shooting | CBC
CBC | August 15, 2018
One man suffered life-threatening injuries and another is in police custody after a shooting in St. James Town late Tuesday, according to Toronto paramedics.
Jacob Hoggard's alleged sex offences case returns to court | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
The case of Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard, who faces three sexual assault-related charges, will be returning to a Toronto court this morning.
One male seriously injured in St. James Town shooting | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
One male is in hospital in serious condition after a shooting in Toronto’s St. James Town neighbourhood late Tuesday night.
Massive new roller coaster coming to Canada's Wonderland for 2019 season | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
Canada's Wonderland says the amusement park north of Toronto will feature a record-setting roller coaster when it opens for the 2019 season.
Health Canada recalls 'Calikids' jackets due to drawstring hazard | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
A brand of children's jackets are being recalled because they have a drawstring that could present a hazard.
Constellation Brands invests $5B to increase stake in pot company Canopy Growth | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
Constellation Brands has signed a deal to invest $5 billion in Canopy Growth Corp. to increase its stake in the marijuana company to 38 per cent.
Women-owned businesses generate $68K less than men's: survey | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
When Dionne Laslo-Baker sought a bank loan to expand her burgeoning organic popsicle and freezies business in 2014, she was shocked by the patronizing feedback she says she received from a male banker.
Seven fatal overdoses in downtown core this month prompts public safety alert | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
Seven fatal overdoses over the past 12 days has led Toronto police to issue a public safety alert regarding a batch of “dangerous narcotics” being sold in the west side of the downtown core.
Ontario still working out details on how to enforce new pot plan rules | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
A day after announcing plans to sell recreational cannabis in private stores, the Ontario government said it was still working out how strict regulations governing the new system would be enforced.
One male critically injured in St. James Town shooting | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
One male was rushed to hospital in critical condition after a shooting in Toronto’s St. James Town neighbourhood late Tuesday night.
Teen who died while trying to rescue mother, child at Woodbine Beach identified | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
The 17-year-old boy who died at Woodbine Beach while trying to help a mother and child in distress in the water has been identified as a Scarborough student.
Man who murdered 2 women must serve at least 45 years behind bars | CBC
CBC | August 15, 2018
Adonay Zekarias was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for 20 years for the second-degree murder of Rigat Ghirmay. But first, he must serve at least 25 years of his life sentence for the first-degree murder of Nighisti Semret.
Man's prosthetic bike stolen amid rising thefts from condos, lockers | CBC
CBC | August 15, 2018
Incidents like this reflect a rise in reported bike thefts in recent years — from under 3,000 in 2014 to more than 3,700 two years later — coupled with a one per cent recovery rate by police, something cycling advocates have called a "crisis."
Police issue public warning after overdose deaths spike in downtown Toronto | CBC
CBC | August 15, 2018
Toronto police have issued a public safety warning about a batch of dangerous opioids they believe are being sold in the downtown core after seven people died from drug overdoses in the past 12 days.
Remembering Toronto's 2003 blackout | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
More than 50 million people go without electricity as a massive power outage cripples grids in Ontario and the eastern United States.
Homeowners demand answers from city after 2nd basement flood in 5 years | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
Five days after a rainstorm caused flash flooding across Toronto, city crews are still trying to figure out what happened to Mary Raimondo-Parato’s North York home.
7 people taken to hospital after police SUV, tour bus collide at Queen's Quay | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
Toronto police are investigating a four-vehicle collision after a sightseeing tour bus crashed into a police SUV.
What you need to know about Ontario's cannabis plans | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
Ontario says it will sell recreational cannabis through an online retail channel when it is legalized this fall, with plans to have pot in private retail stores early next year.
MPP introduces private member's bill to curb gun violence in Ontario | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
An Ontario Liberal MPP has introduced a private member's bill that would give municipalities across the province the power to ban the sale of handgun ammunition within their boundaries.
Victoria's mayor tells Ontario it plans to keep removed Sir John A. Macdonald statue | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
Victoria’s mayor says the city has no intention of getting rid of the Sir John A. Macdonald statue that was recently removed from the steps of city hall, after the Ontario government wrote about acquiring it.
Police searching for someone who stole 30 cheesecakes in Simcoe | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
Ontario Provincial Police are trying to track down someone who broke into a food truck and stole 30 cheesecakes over the weekend.
First posthumous track from Toronto rapper Smoke Dawg released | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
The music video was filmed before Smoke Dawg's death and features him in the Regent Park neighbourhood where he grew up.
Toronto police set up books of condolences for fallen Fredericton officers | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
Toronto police have set up two books of condolences for residents who wish to extend their sympathy to the families of two Fredericton police officers killed on the job on Friday.
Doug Ford's government officially cuts size of Toronto city council | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
Doug Ford's Progressive Conservatives have approved a plan to reduce the number of Toronto city councillors from 47 to 25 ahead of this October’s election.
Projects to fix flooding in Jane and Wilson area to start in 2019, city says | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
Toronto Water says it plans to spend some $25 million to improve the sewer system in the Jane Street and Wilson Avenue area, where a number of homeowners have had their basements flooded in recent years.
Man dead after fatal hit and run in Etobicoke | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
One man is dead following a fatal hit and run in south Etobicoke.
1 man arrested after deadly altercation in south Etobicoke | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
A 48-year-old man is dead and another man is in custody following an altercation in south Etobicoke.
2 Toronto students nearly caught in deadly Italy bridge collapse | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
A pair of Canadian student travellers bemoaning what appeared to be a routine delay aboard their train through Italy learned they were just minutes from a disastrous bridge collapse that killed at least 20 people on Tuesday.
No plans to permit pot dispensaries currently operating illegally, Attorney general says | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
Ontario plans to begin licensing some private retailers to sell marijuana as early as next April but Attorney General Caroline Mulroney says that her government has no plans to permit dispensaries that have been flouting existing laws to participate in the legal market.
Bill to slash Toronto city council passes in legislature | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
A bill that slashes the number of municipal wards in Toronto from 47 to 25 has passed at Queen’s Park.
Police SUV, tour bus among multiple vehicles involved in collision at Queen's Quay | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
Nobody was injured after a sight-seeing bus collided head-on with a Toronto police vehicle at Queen’s Quay Tuesday afternoon.
Family identifies 48-year-old victim of Etobicoke hit-and-run crash | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
A man is dead and a suspect is in custody after a hit-and-run crash in the city’s New Toronto neighbourhood late Monday night.
Province awards contract to audit Ontario government spending to EY Canada | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
Ontario has awarded a contract for a promised line-by-line audit of government spending to EY Canada.
Suspect in custody after man killed in fail-to-remain crash in Etobicoke | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
A man is dead and a suspect is in custody after a fail-to-remain collision in the city’s New Toronto neighbourhood late Monday night.
Posthumous music video by slain Toronto rapper Smoke Dawg posted online | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
The first posthumous track from Smoke Dawg, the rising Toronto rapper who was killed in a brazen shooting last June, has been posted online.
Toronto students narrowly miss deadly bridge collapse in Italy | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
A pair of Canadian student travellers bemoaning what appeared to be a routine delay aboard their train through Italy instead learned they were just minutes from a disastrous bridge collapse that killed at least 20 people on Tuesday.
Toronto among top 10 liveable cities around the world in EIU rankings | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
Calgary, Vancouver, and Toronto have ranked among the top ten most liveable cities in the world in the latest ranking by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Blue Jays acquire reliever Bryan Baker in trade with Rockies | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
The Toronto Blue Jays acquired right-handed relief prospect Bryan Baker from the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday in a move that completes last month's trade of reliever Seunghwan Oh.
Man shot in back in Etobicoke’s Mount Olive neighbourhood: Police | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
A man has been taken to a trauma centre after a daylight shooting in Etobicoke’s Mount Olive neighbourhood, police say.
Man accused of pushing senior off TTC platform has case put over to December | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
The case of a man accused of killing an elderly stranger by pushing him in front of a Toronto subway train has been put over until December.
Bill to slash Toronto city council expected to pass today | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
The Progressive Conservative government is expected to pass “The Better Local Government Act” on Tuesday afternoon, which would effectively slash the number of municipal wards in Toronto from 47 to 25.
Elementary school teachers take stand against sex-ed repeal at Toronto protest | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
With just weeks to go before students head back to school, hundreds of Ontario’s elementary teachers took a stand against the looming repeal of the sex-ed curriculum.
Manslaughter charge laid after deadly hit-and-run crash in Etobicoke | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
A man is dead and a suspect is in custody after a hit-and-run crash in the city’s New Toronto neighbourhood late Monday night.
'Outlaw King' to open TIFF, with 'Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy' as closing film | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
The world premiere of David Mackenzie's "Outlaw King," starring Chris Pine, will kick off the Toronto International Film Festival.
Police investigating two shootings near Rockcliffe Smyth, Mount Dennis neighbourhoods | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
Toronto police are responding to multiple reports of gunshots fired near the adjoining Toronto neighbourhoods of Rockcliffe Smyth and Mount Dennis.