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Severe thunderstorms with hail could be coming to Toronto on Monday night: Environment Canada

Published: May 20, 2024 22:59

A line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing strong wind gusts and pea to dime size hail could be headed for Toronto on Monday night, says Environment Canada. At 6:42 p.m., the national weather agency issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the…

This wildfire season, changes are coming to better inform people about smoke hazards

Published: May 20, 2024 20:11

Last year’s record-breaking wildfire season forced Canadians to become familiar with the scale of air pollution as hazardous smoke drifted across the country. Environment Canada’s colour-coded Air Quality Health Index, designed to help people understand…

Woman dead after stabbing in Mississauga: police

Published: May 20, 2024 18:38

Police say a woman is dead after a stabbing in Mississauga on Monday morning. Officers were called to the area of Britannia Road East and Whittle Road at 9:25 a.m., Peel Regional Police said in a post to X Monday afternoon. Download our app to get…

Investors watching posts from 'Crypto King' in the wake of fraud, money laundering charges

Published: May 20, 2024 15:54

Former investors of the self-styled ‚ÄúCrypto King‚ÄĚ say they are watching his social media accounts and worried his displays of wealth are signs he‚Äôs spending their money, even now, as another large expense tied to Aiden Pleterski has triggered a previously‚Ķ

Man rushed to the hospital after being shot in North York, white sedan seen fleeing area, say police

Published: May 20, 2024 02:29

A man has been rushed to the hospital following a shooting on Sunday night in North York. The incident happened in the Glenfield-Jane Heights neighbourhood, near Sheppard Avenue West and Magellan Drive, just east of Jane Street. Toronto police said…

SIU investigating Highway 401 crash in Oshawa: OPP

Published: May 20, 2024 02:13

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has been called in after the police were involved in a serious single-vehicle collision in Oshawa on Sunday afternoon. The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 at Stevenson…

Ex-partner charged with first-degree murder after death of 55-year-old Montreal woman

Published: May 19, 2024 21:43

A 55-year-old woman is dead and her former partner is facing a first-degree murder charge in what police say is Montreal's 13th homicide of the year.  Brahim Naili appeared in court Sunday afternoon, where he was charged in connection with the death of…

Recall on promotional tumblers handed out as free gift with N√ľtrl drinks at LCBO

Published: May 19, 2024 21:12

A free promotional tumbler handed out with N√ľtrl beverages at Ontario's alcohol retailer is being recalled over safety concerns. N√ľtrl Canada says the container's manufacturer has informed the company of a voluntary recall for the items given as a free‚Ķ

Beloved Oakwood Village restaurant forced to shutter after landlord doesn't renew lease

Published: May 19, 2024 10:05

A Toronto community is grieving the loss of a beloved local restaurant that offered customers a warm meal and a welcoming table in the heart of Oakwood Village. Owner and chef Anne Sorrenti told CTV News Toronto that she’s been forced to close The…

Police release photo of suspect who allegedly smashed windows, doors of North York synagogue

Published: May 18, 2024 19:00

Toronto police have released a photo of an individual suspected of smashing windows and glass doors of a North York synagogue on Friday, which is being investigated as a hate-motivated incident. Officers were called to the Kehillat Shaarei Torah…

Small plane crashes just outside Toronto

Published: May 18, 2024 18:11

A small plane crashed with two people onboard northeast of Toronto on Saturday morning. Durham Regional Police Service said it was called to the scene in Port Perry, located in Scugog, Ont., at approximately 10:30 a.m. The passengers were able to exit…

No expert consensus on AI risks, trajectory ‚Äėremarkably uncertain‚Äô: report

Published: May 18, 2024 10:28

A major international report on the safety of artificial intelligence says experts can‚Äôt agree on the risk the technology poses ‚ÄĒ and it‚Äôs unclear whether AI will help or harm us. The report, chaired by Canada‚Äôs Yoshua Bengio, concludes the "future‚Ķ

Box tree moths have infested Ontario and experts say more are coming. Here's what to do to protect your garden

Published: May 18, 2024 10:18

An invasive moth species is on the rise in Canada and, if you've planted a certain shrub, it could stand to ruin your garden. The box tree moth, native to Asia and designated as an invasive species here in Canada, was first reported in the Greater…

Toronto eliminated from PWHL playoffs

Published: May 18, 2024 01:27

Toronto has been eliminated from the Professional Women's Hockey League playoffs. The team lost three straight games to Minnesota, including Friday night's 3-1 Game 5 loss, after leading the best-of-five series 2-0. More details to come...

Police release suspects in investigation into assault reported at TTC station in March

Published: May 18, 2024 01:13

Police are searching for a suspect after an assault at a Toronto subway station in March. The Toronto Police Service says the incident happened on March 4, just after 8:15 p.m., at Jane Subway Station in the city’s west end. It was reported that a male…

CRA does not intend to collect foreign landlords' unpaid taxes from tenants: minister

Published: May 17, 2024 23:45

The Canadian government says it does not intend to collect ‚ÄĚany portion‚ÄĚ of a non-resident landlord‚Äôs unpaid taxes from tenants after a recent court ruling prompted Ontario's Housing Minister to request a review of the current laws. ‚ÄúI want to reassure‚Ķ

Police searching for suspect accused of uttering racial slurs, assaulting victim in Brampton

Published: May 17, 2024 20:32

Peel police are asking for the public’s help locating a man in connection with a hate-motivated assault in Brampton last month. It happened in the area of Main Street North and Bovaird Drive on the evening of April 9. Police said the victim was…

Video appears to show Sean 'Diddy' Combs beating singer Cassie in hotel hallway in 2016

Published: May 17, 2024 19:36

Warning: This article contains graphic content that may be disturbing to readers. Discretion is advised. LOS ANGELES (AP) - Security video aired by CNN appears to show Sean ‚ÄúDiddy‚ÄĚ Combs attacking singer Cassie in a Los Angeles hotel hallway in 2016, the‚Ķ

Toronto police release video of missing woman with Alzheimer’s as search continues for her

Published: May 17, 2024 19:23

Toronto police have released a video of a missing woman who has Alzheimer’s as they ramp up their search for her. The eight-second clip posted Friday shows 75-year-old Valerie speaking with someone as they walk on the sidewalk along Spadina Avenue, north…

Doug Ford asks Justin Trudeau to pause approval of safe supply sites for drug users and review existing ones

Published: May 17, 2024 15:28

Ontario Premier Doug Ford is asking that the federal government put the brakes on any approvals for new safe supply sites for drug users in Ontario and conduct a review of existing sites. "In Ontario, due to Health Canada’s siloed approval process, the…

No injuries after metal debris flies through windshield of pickup truck on Hwy. 403: OPP

Published: May 17, 2024 12:42

No injuries were reported after a metal debris on Highway 403 came flying through the windshield of a pickup truck, narrowly missing the two occupants of the vehicle, Ontario Provincial Police say. In a social media post, OPP said the incident occurred…

Scheffler detained by police at PGA Championship for not following orders after traffic fatality

Published: May 17, 2024 12:07

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) ‚ÄĒ Masters champion Scottie Scheffler was detained by police Friday morning on his way to the PGA Championship, with stunning images showing him handcuffed as he was led to a police car. ESPN reported he failed to follow police orders‚Ķ

Child under 5 dies of measles in Ontario: PHO

Published: May 17, 2024 10:47

A young child has died of measles in Ontario, marking the first death in the province from the highly contagious virus in more than 10 years, a Public Health Ontario report confirms. The child, who was under the age of five, was not immunized against the…

Canada sanctions four Israeli 'extremist settlers' accused of attacking Palestinians

Published: May 16, 2024 19:52

Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly is imposing sanctions on Israelis she accuses of "extremist settler violence" in the West Bank, three months after pledging to do so. "While I was in the region recently, I heard directly from families that have been…

Faqiri family calls out Ontario government for lack of action on inquest recommendations

Published: May 16, 2024 19:37

Five months after a coroner's inquest into the death of a mentally ill man at an Ontario jail, his family says the province has failed to implement any of the dozens of recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths in the future. In December, jurors…

Woman accused of using SIM swapping to steal funds from Durham resident’s bank account

Published: May 16, 2024 19:23

Police are searching for a woman who allegedly stole funds from a Durham Region resident's bank account through SIM swapping. Last March, a suspect went to three TD banks in Mississauga and allegedly impersonated the victim, police said. "The suspect…

Beaver dam break in Bancroft causes major flooding

Published: May 16, 2024 18:46

A town roughly 100 kilometres northeast of Peterborough is cleaning up after a major flood. Jake Krupa, manager of infrastructure and capital projects for the Town of Bancroft, said that a beaver dam up on a hill ‚Äúlet go‚ÄĚ sometime between 5 and 5:30 p.m.‚Ķ

Toronto police stepping up presence at Woodbine Beach this Victoria Day long weekend

Published: May 16, 2024 18:11

Toronto police say they will be boosting the number of officers in the Beach neighbourhood this Victoria Day long weekend to ensure a ‚Äúsafe experience‚ÄĚ for all. On Thursday morning, Supt. Kim O‚ÄôToole, of 55 Division, spoke in depth about Toronto Police‚Ķ

Toronto man killed his mother and decapitated her -- but it wasn't murder, lawyers argue

Published: May 16, 2024 17:26

A ‚Äėlifetime of abuse‚Äô led Dallas Ly to snap and stab his mother inside a Leslieville apartment in 2022 but he never intended to kill her, his defence lawyer said during closing arguments at his murder trial on Thursday. Ly, 23, has pleaded not guilty to‚Ķ

Details of 16-month police investigation into Ontario's so-called 'Crypto King' Aiden Pleterski to be revealed

Published: May 16, 2024 15:13

The details of a 16-month Durham police investigation into Ontario‚Äôs so-called ‚ÄėCrypto King‚Äô Aiden Pleterski are set to be revealed on Thursday afternoon. Officials with the Durham Regional Police Service are expected to speak for the first time about‚Ķ

Railway cars carrying sulphuric acid were not properly secured before Toronto derailment: TSB

Published: May 16, 2024 15:08

Railway cars loaded with sulphuric acid were not property secured by crew members when they derailed at the Canadian Pacific Railway Company’s Toronto Yard in Scarborough in 2022, according to a newly released report by the Transportation Safety Board of…

TTC chair 'confident' deal can be reached to avert transit strike, says job action would be 'devastating' for riders

Published: May 16, 2024 15:00

TTC Chair Jamaal Myers said Thursday that job action by TTC workers would be "devastating" for riders if no deal is reached to avert a possible strike. "Job action will likely lead to service disruptions and/or cancellations for TTC customers," Myers…

Ontario calls on Toronto to drop 'disastrous' drug decriminalization request

Published: May 16, 2024 14:20

The province‚Äôs health minister and solicitor general are urging Toronto to rescind its request to decriminalize simple possession of small amounts of drugs for personal use, calling the proposal ‚Äúmisguided‚ÄĚ and ‚Äúdisastrous.‚ÄĚ In a letter to Toronto‚Äôs‚Ķ

Some Ontarians did not receive an emergency alert to their phones during test of the system

Published: May 16, 2024 12:54

An investigation will be conducted after some Ontarians did not receive the emergency alert that was sent to their phones as part of a test of the system on Wednesday. The alert was supposed to be delivered to all Ontarians at 12:55 p.m. But some…

Prime Minister of Slovakia in serious but stable condition after assassination attempt, hospital says

Published: May 16, 2024 09:31

BANSKA BYSTRICA, Slovakia (AP) ‚ÄĒ Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico was in serious but stable condition Thursday, a hospital official said, after the populist leader was shot multiple times in an assassination attempt that shook the small country and‚Ķ

What's open and closed in Toronto on Victoria Day

Published: May 16, 2024 01:57

The unofficial start of summer is upon us. If you still haven't made plans for Victoria Day, here’s what’s open and closed around Toronto on Monday. OPEN Select malls (Eaton Centre, CF Markville, Pacific Mall, Square One, Toronto Premium Outlets,…

TTC workers’ union requests no-board report, inching closer to possible job action for first time in 13 years

Published: May 15, 2024 23:55

The union representing thousands of TTC workers is requesting the Ministry of Labour issue a no-board report, saying its the "final" step towards a possible work stoppage for the first time in more than a decade. Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local…

Attractions offering free admission to Toronto library card holders just got longer. Here's the list

Published: May 15, 2024 22:06

The list of attractions and venues in Toronto that offer free admission to millions of eligible participants has expanded as part of a new collaboration between two of the city's iconic institutions. The collaboration, part of the tpl:map program, ushers…

No injuries reported, suspect vehicle located after two tow trucks shot at in Scarborough

Published: May 15, 2024 20:49

Toronto police are investigating after two tow trucks were shot at in Scarborough Wednesday afternoon. Police said the incident occurred in the parking lot of a plaza near Steeles Avenue East and Markham Road shortly after 3:30 p.m. Someone from a…

Ontario 'crypto king' Aiden Pleterski arrested

Published: May 15, 2024 15:38

Aiden Pleterski, the self-proclaimed 'crypto king' from Whitby, Ont., has been arrested in Durham Region after allegedly running a Ponzi scheme worth more than $40 million. Court documents obtained by CTV News Toronto show that a warrant was issued for…

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