Taxpayer-funded transit report kept secret by city
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 23:17:00 EST
A $100,000 consultant’s report on the cost-effectiveness of future transit projects, including Mayor John Tory’s SmartTrack plan and the Scarborough subway extension, has never been made public.
Trump rallies supporters, insists White House is running ‘so smoothly’
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 10:52:00 EST
Speaking to reporters on Air Force One before the rally, Trump said he was holding a campaign rally because ‘life is a campaign.’
Two charged after police confirm Parkdale explosion was drug-related
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:06:00 EST
Police have confirmed the explosion was caused by the ‘use of combustibles in a drug manufacturing manner.’
Saturday sunshine in Toronto broke daily record
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:52:22 EST
Temperatures hovered around 12 C today, exceeding the record of 11 C degrees set in 2011.
Mourners in 'shock' days after death of family in Brampton fire
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:17:46 EST
The funeral for Amina Kapadia, 19, and her parents Iftekhar Niazi, 48 and Jyoti Kapadia, 45, took place in the early afternoon on Saturday.
Leafs adding four more statues to Legends Row
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:36:35 EST
Wendel Clark, Frank Mahovlich, Red Kelly and Charlie Conacher will bring total to 14 outside Air Canada Centre.
Desperate 22-year old triggered Roe v. Wade case that made abortion legal
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:11:50 EST
On Jan. 22, 1973, the Supreme Court handed down its historic 7-to-2 ruling, written by Justice Harry A. Blackmun, articulating a constitutional right to privacy that included the choice to terminate a pregnancy.
Toronto filmmaker Rob Stewart channelled passion for environment into global movement
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:56:51 EST
Stewart was best known for his 2006 documentary “Sharkwater,'' about the rapidly declining shark population at the hands of illegal and recreational fishing, climate change and pollution.
Turkish Airlines flight to Toronto evacuated after crew finds suspicious note in bathroom
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 11:45:00 EST
Cabin crew found the words “BOMB TO TORONTO” on the plane’s bathroom wall on Flight TK-17 during its pushback from the gate.
Man convicted for deaths of couple and grandchild assaulted in jail
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:04:00 EST
Douglas Garland was attacked Friday night in the Calgary Remand Centre where he is awaiting transfer to a federal institution.
Muslim group concerned about ‘hateful gathering’ outside Toronto mosque
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 22:25:28 EST
National Council of Canadian Muslims says the demonstration was a clear attempt to intimidate the Muslim community.
Removing military commander the ‘right thing to do,’ top general says
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 09:38:20 EST
Gen. Jonathan Vance, the chief of defence staff, stayed silent Friday on the circumstances that sidelined Vice-Admiral Mark Norman last month but said “was one of the hardest days of my career.”