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Peel police arrest 11 in drug bust across region

Peel police have arrested 11 people in a drug trafficking investigation known as “Project Trident”. The probe covers two neighbourhoods in Mississauga and Brampton, and involved cases of street-level drug trade. Businesses were also being targeted for known drug trafficking activity. During the arrests, police had seized cocaine, marijuana and heroin, all of which were Read More

TTC takes issue with receiving 3 of 43 new streetcars

Toronto has already received some of the new streetcars from Bombardier, but it might take a while to see all of them on the streets. The TTC ordered 43 vehicles to be in service by now, but only three are currently in use – all of them on the 510 Spadina route. The original plan Read More

Pearson Airport braces for thousands of travellers during busy holiday season

Authorities at Pearson Airport were preparing for one of the busiest days of the holiday season, with an estimated 121,000 people to pass through the airport. Travellers are being advised to arrive hours before their scheduled flight times, and to consult the airport’s website for any possible delays. Officials are also warning against bringing wrapped Read More

Suspicion over funding of Toronto community programs

The city of Toronto allocates millions of dollars annually toward community programs across town, but it seems some neighbourhoods are being left behind. A report from the Toronto Star suggests that despite a 47.4 million budget toward the Community Partnership and Investment Program, more money appears to go to downtown wards than suburban wards. There Read More

Not all police following new carding policy, says survey

The carding policy revised by Toronto’s police board is being violated by some officers, according to a new report in the Toronto Star. A survey was conducted by LogicalOutcomes, a consulting group hired by the board; they found that a majority of officers in the Jane & Finch neighbourhood are ignoring the new rules. Neil Read More

Police in Vaughan struggle to figure out woman’s identity

York Regional Police are trying to identify an unknown female found wandering around a Vaughan plaza. She was first seen on September 8 near Highway 400 and Rutherford Road. Police were concerned for her safety, as she appeared confused when she was approached. She has since been admitted to hospital. Investigators in the case are Read More

Ailing Rob Ford pulls out of mayoral race, brother Doug runs for mayor

There’s been a major shakeup in the Toronto mayoral race. Mayor Rob Ford has officially withdrawn his candidacy for mayor, instead running for councillor in Ward 2, Etobicoke North. His director of communications signed the withdrawal papers this afternoon, as the mayor remains in hospital for serious health complications. At the same time, Councillor Doug Read More

Victim of fatal Monday shooting identified

Toronto police have identified a man who was killed in the city’s 32nd homicide of the year. On Monday, 21-year-old Joseph Okoro was found without vital signs before 6:30 pm in the Jane Street and Lawrence Avenue area. He was soon rushed to hospital, where he died from multiple chest wounds. A post-mortem has linked Read More

Two TTC workers accused of misusing resources to build home in Jamaica

Two former TTC employees accused of misusing company materials had taken the matter to court in two separate lawsuits. The issue follows a TTC investigation into five current and former workers charged with fraud, theft and conspiracy. Two of those workers, Brian Greene and David Hewitt, were working as foremen when they were accused of Read More

Mayor Rob Ford hospitalized for tumour

Last night, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford was hospitalized for a tumour in his abdomen, which has led to speculation about the future of his election campaign. The tumour was discovered by doctors at the Humber River Hospital, after the mayor had complained of constant abdominal pain. Councillor Doug Ford did not comment on his brother’s Read More

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