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  1. Sexual misconduct claims against Norman Hardie shock Ontario's wine industry, friend saysRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CBC News

    A Prince Edward County winemaker says she's hopeful that the industry won't be impacted by accusations of sexual misconduct against one of the giants in her business, but that it's too soon to know what the fallout will be. A Prince Edward County winemaker says she's hopeful that the industry won't be impacted by accusations of sexual misconduct against one of the giants in her business, but that it's too soon to know what the fallout will be.

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  2. Councillor to revive push to cancel Finch West LRT at community meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    The Ontario PCs' victory in the June 7 provincial election has revived one city councillor's hope of cancelling the Finch West LRT, but killing the project could cost hundreds of millions of dollars and critics warn it would deprive northwest Toronto of badly needed transit. Thursday evening, Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti plans to renew his push to stop the $1.2-billion Finch LRT, which would run for 11 kilometres between Finch West subway station and Humber College.

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  3. Raptors working to trade into draft, may be considering top CanadianRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBC News

    The Toronto Raptors have been busy trying to trade their way into this year's NBA draft. Toronto has no pick in Thursday's draft at Barclays Center in New York, and while GM Bobby Webster remained mum on the Raptors plans on the eve of the big night, he did say trading into the draft isn't so simple.

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  4. Woman struck by vehicle while sitting near bus stop in ScarboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    A female pedestrian was hit by a car while sitting near a bus stop at Orton Park Rd. and Lawrence Ave. E. Wednesday afternoon, police say. Toronto police responded to the call around 4:30 p.m. Police say the woman sustained leg injuries and was transported to hospital on an emergency run.

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  5. Woman struck by vehicle while sitting on bench in ScarboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CBC News

    Paramedics say they were called to the scene in the Orton Park and Lawrence Avenue East area around 3:40 p.m. Wednesday. A woman in her 50s or 60s was taken to hospital after being struck by a vehicle while sitting on a bench near a bus stop in Scarborough.

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  6. Police release image of van used in abduction of Jammar Allison from EtobicokeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CBC News

    Toronto police have released a photo of a van that's believed to have been used in the abduction of Jammar Allison, 26, earlier this month. Investigators say they have received new information suggesting Allison was last seen being "escorted" into a dark Caravan with tinted windows.

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  7. Aurora Cannabis to spin off U.S. holdings to publicly traded Australis CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | 680News

    ... which is less risk-averse. Since then, some Canadian pot companies have shifted to exchanges other than the Toronto Stock Exchange or reduced their U.S. exposure. Licensed producer Aphria Inc. had aggressively pursued a U.S. expansion strategy, but ...

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  8. Canadians will be able to legally puff pot starting Oct. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    ... stores this year, with a total of 150 by 2020. Four initial sites were announced earlier this year - in Toronto (south of Victoria Park subway station), Guelph, Kingston, Thunder Bay - and are to open by the end of 2018. Ontario Cannabis Store ...

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  9. 'Someone was killed here': Cyclists turn out for emotional ghost bike ride for Dalia ChakoRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBC News

    For the third time in less than a week, Toronto cyclists took to the streets Wednesday evening for a memorial ghost bike ride in honour of Dalia Chako, the 58-year-old woman killed last while riding in the Bloor Street bike lane near the Annex. The organizing group, Advocacy for the Respect for Cyclists , marked the site of the crash with a ghost bike - a bicycle painted white and bearing Chako's name.

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  10. Police laid nearly 700 charges against truckers after day-long Ontario safety blitzRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CBC News

    The Ontario Provincial Police laid 697 charges against commercial drivers and took 63 transport trucks out of service during Operation Corridor, a 24-hour safety blitz conducted last week. The blitz is part of the OPP's Commercial Motor Vehicle Collision Mitigation Strategy.

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  11. Questions swirl around Ontario's pot plans as Doug Ford prepares to take powerRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CBC News

    A spokesperson for Ontario premier-designate Doug Ford declined on Wednesday to say whether the PCs will stick with the outgoing Liberal government's plans for marijuana sales. Ontario's plans to sell marijuana through a provincially-controlled monopoly are still moving ahead, but Doug Ford's Progressive Conservatives are opening the door to changes once they form government next week.

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  12. Police seek man accused of contacting woman more than 200 times,...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    Toronto police are seeking the public's help in locating a man accused of calling and emailing a woman more than 200 times in the past few months, and publishing an intimate photo of her online without her consent. Shortly after 7 p.m. on Tuesday, police responded to a call in the Waterfront area, near Bathurst St. and Lake Shore Blvd. W. A woman alleged that a man, in addition to contacting her non-stop, also threatened to physically hurt her.

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  13. Lawyer claims young black man beaten into coma by officers, Toronto...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBC News

    Lawyer claims young black man beaten into coma by officers, Toronto police union says that's not what happened An alleged case of police brutality making waves on social media - involving a 23-year-old black man whose lawyer says he was "beaten into a coma"- isn't what it's made out to be, say Toronto police. Toronto lawyer and mayoral candidate Saron Gebresellassi took to Twitter on Monday night claiming Musie Ghebremichael, was 'beaten almost to death by 14 Division.' She posted a photo of her client in the critical care unit at Toronto Western Hospital breathing through a tube.

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  14. Renata Ford fights to stay out of jail at sentencing hearing for 2016 impaired driving chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    The widow of the late Toronto mayor Rob Ford is fighting to stay out of jail at a sentencing hearing Wednesday for an impaired driving conviction . The Crown asked the judge to send Renata Ford to jail for 45 days after she pleaded guilty in October to a 2016 charge.

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  15. Ontario's Darlington nuclear reactor to produce isotope used for medical imagingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBC News

    A subsidiary of Ontario Power Generation is partnering with U.S.-based BWX Technologies to help produce radioactive isotopes used to diagnose such conditions as cancer and heart disease. Ontario Power Generation says its Darlington nuclear plant will become the first large-scale commercial station in the world to produce molybdenum-99, needed to make the isotope technetium-99 for medical imaging.

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  16. Brampton man turns himself in after violent attack on woman caught on videoRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBC News

    A Brampton man is facing three charges, including sexual assault, after a woman was violently accosted in front of a child outside a convenience store earlier this month. On June 1, a man approached the 23-year-old woman in the area of Kings Cross Road and Knightsbridge Road in Brampton around 7:45 p.m., according to police.

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  17. Cyclists are holding a ghost bike ride for killed grandmother Dalia...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    Toronto cyclists are set to hold a ghost bike ride in memory of Dalia Chako on Wednesday. The 58-year-old Toronto grandmother was killed by a flatbed truck in the Annex last week .

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  18. John Filion not seeking re-election to Toronto councilRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    Toronto City Councillor John Filion is ending a long political career launched when the one-time Star reporter felt he could make better decisions than the school trustees he covered. "It's been 36 years and I think that's long enough," said the Ward 23 Willowdale representative and progressive suburban voice who will announce Wednesday he is not seeking re-election.

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  19. Male babysitter charged with sexual assault on childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | CBC News

    Police say a man who used to attend functions dressed as Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny has been charged with multiple counts of sexual assault on children. York Regional Police allege an "adult male babysitter" sexually assaulted several children between the ages of five and 14 over a 20-year period beginning in 1988.

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  20. Man in critical condition after possible fight in Peel regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    A man in his 20s was rushed to hospital with head injuries after an apparent fight that began in Peel Region and ended in Halton early Wednesday morning. One male was rushed to a Toronto trauma centre in critical condition, according to Peel Regional Police. 1 comment