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Toronto taxi industry considers job action, demands meeting over Uber


United Way to make million-dollar investment in Toronto-York Region merger


Vehicle in Vaughan cafe shooting found in Etobicoke parking lot

Pickering stabbing victim named as Dionecio “Deshane” Nelson, age 25

Durham Region police have identified the man who was fatally stabbed in Pickering yesterday. The victim was identified as 25-year-old Dionecio “Deshane” Nelson of Brampton. Police say Nelson was leaving a house party at a home on Glenanna Road in the early morning before he was attacked. Investigators suspect that this was a random attack, Read More

Passengers at Pearson stranded due to labour dispute

Several flights at Pearson Airport have been cancelled or delayed today due to a labour dispute. Some airlines are involved in the dispute with their fuel company, some of whose workers had called in sick this morning. The result is a backlog of planes sitting on the tarmac awaiting fuel, and several travellers being stranded Read More

Ontario plans to crack down on “phantom offers”

The game has changed when it comes to the real estate war in Toronto. The Real Estate Council of Ontario is now taking measures to eliminate what it calls “phantom offers” – fake bids used by agents to push up the selling price of a home. The new law prevents agents from indicating they have Read More

Vehicle in Vaughan cafe shooting found in Etobicoke parking lot

York Region Police say they have located the vehicle involved in the shooting at a Vaughan cafe that left two people dead. Police believe the lone shooter, who also wounded two others, entered the Moka Cafe on June 24 with a purpose. The black 2011 Nissan Versa was found at a parking lot on Westmore Read More

United Way to make million-dollar investment in Toronto-York Region merger

The United Way has announced that it will invest 86.3 million dollars toward its services in Toronto and York Region. This follows the merger of the two areas’ chapters declared in March. The head of the newly merged group, Susan McIsaac, says the investment will go into social services and programs that will make a Read More

Toronto taxi industry considers job action, demands meeting over Uber

Some members of Toronto’s taxicab industry are mulling possible job action against the Uber ride-sharing service during the Pan Am Games. The Toronto Taxi Alliance has asked city officials for an emergency meeting on the issue in search of a solution. Last month, the city of Toronto sought an injunction to prevent the Uber X Read More

What’s open and closed for Canada Day 2015

Canada Day is coming tomorrow, and as we observe the nation’s 148th birthday, here’s what will be open and closed in the GTA: * Banks, libraries and government offices will be closed. The Beer Store and LCBO will close their doors as well. There will also be no mail delivery. * Tourist attractions and City Read More

Grenade scare clears off Isabella/Jarvis area

A downtown Toronto intersection was shut down this morning after the discovery of something appearing to be a grenade during renovations on a building. The house, near the corner of Isabella and Church Streets, was evacuated after the suspicious item was found by contractors under a radiator. However, the item turned out to be a Read More

Car crashes into Scarborough office building, injuring 4

Four people have suffered from injuries after a car slammed into an office building in Scarborough. It happened this morning around 10:30 at Milner and Progress Avenues. Police say a woman in her 30s put her vehicle in reverse and hit a Tim Hortons restaurant in the building. She has been treated for a leg Read More

HOV lane rules enforced ahead of Pan Am Games

There are new rules on the road as temporary HOV lanes are being rolled out across the GTA ahead of the Pan Am Games, which run from July 10 to 26. The lanes, which came into effect this morning, will run from 5am to 11pm, and they will allow vehicles with at least three people, Read More

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