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Brampton fireworks ban, fines coming

Brampton residents might not be able to set off personal fireworks for holidays anymore after a motion to ban them was unanimously passed following increased complaints of excessive noise. On Wednesday, Regional Councillor Dennis Keenan – who represents Wards 3 and 4 in the city – brought forward a motion to amend the fireworks by-law […]

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Toronto police investigating robbery on GO train

Toronto police are searching for a man wanted in an armed robbery on a GO train. Investigators say a male suspect boarded a GO train, cart 2705, at Eglinton Station bound for Union Station on Nov. 18, shortly after 11:15 p.m. The suspect allegedly sat beside a male passenger and demanded his cellphone. He also […]

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Male victim critically injured in double stabbing in Toronto’s York area

A male victim is in critical condition in hospital following a double stabbing Monday night in Toronto’s York area. The incident happened just before 9 p.m. at an apartment building at 100 Lotherton Pathway, which is just west of Caledonia Road and south of Lawrence Avenue West. Speaking to reporters at the scene, Toronto Police […]

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2 Toronto police officers in hospital after 2-vehicle crash in North York

Two Toronto police officers have been taken to hospital after a collision involving a Toronto Police Service (TPS) vehicle and another driver in North York Monday night. The incident happened just before 9 p.m. in the area Keele Street and Finch Avenue West. Police say the extent of the two officers’ injuries is unknown, however […]

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Male victim rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries after stabbing in west end

A male victim has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a reported stabbing in Toronto’s west end on Monday night. The incident happened just before 9 p.m. in the area of Lotherton Pathway and Caledonia Road. Police say officers responded to reports that someone had been stabbed in the area. When officers arrived […]

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Police search for suspects after violent kidnapping in Toronto

Toronto police are searching for two suspects in connection with a violent kidnapping and assault near Scarborough Town Center last week. The incident occurred on Nov. 17 at around 3:45 p.m. According to investigators, a man was forced into a vehicle against his will by three suspects and “physically assaulted over several hours.” The man […]

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Annual Toronto memorial walk honours lives lost to road violence

A candlelit procession will make its way along Danforth Avenue Sunday afternoon in honour of those who lost their lives to road violence in Toronto. The memorial walk, held annually on World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, will get underway at 4:45 p.m. Anyone interested in taking part in the event should meet […]

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Environment Canada warns of continuing snow, reduced visibility for parts of Ontario

Several snow squall warnings and weather advisories remain in effect for parts of southern Ontario and Sault Ste. Marie, a day after powerful winds and snow caused issues for large sections of the province. Environment Canada issued warnings for regions including Barrie, Peterborough, Muskoka, Grey-Bruce and Waterloo, forecasting as much as 50 cm to fall […]

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Ont. education workers continue contract talks with province as strike deadline nears

Parents across Ontario will find out later today whether 55,000 education workers intend to go on strike for the second time this month. The Canadian Union of Public Employees and the province have been holding labour negotiations throughout the weekend, and the union has set a deadline of 5 p.m. today to reach a deal. […]

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Bargaining continues between Ontario and education workers

The Canadian Press Published Saturday, November 19, 2022 6:48AM EST Last Updated Saturday, November 19, 2022 6:06PM EST TORONTO – The union representing 55,000 education workers in Ontario says negotiations with the province will continue through the weekend as […]

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