TTC accusing union of illegal strike action over vaccine disclosure mandate: report

The TTC has accused its largest union of employees of illegal strike action for opposing the transit agency’s vaccine disclosure mandate, according to a report by the Toronto Star. The Toronto Star is reporting that the TTC filed an application with the Ontario Labour Relations Board Tuesday afternoon, saying Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 violated labour […]

Stanton, Judge homer as Yankees beat Blue Jays in critical series opener

Three Yankees homered to power New York to a 7-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night in the opener of a critical three-game series. Judge belted a solo shot, Stanton launched a three-run blast and Urshela added a late insurance run to help New York pad its lead in the American League […]

Toronto ombudsman probing city’s clearing of homeless from parks

Article content Toronto’s ombudsman is launching an investigation into the controversial clearing of homeless encampments from city parks earlier this year. Ombudsman Kwame Addo announced the move on Tuesday. “We have received complaints that raised concerns about the City’s approach to the encampment evictions,” Addo said in a press release. Concerns over transparency were also […]

Man charged after pedestrian dies of injures suffered in Brampton crash

Peel police say a 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged after a collision last month resulted in the death of a pedestrian. On August 31, police said there was a collision between two vehicles around 8 o’clock at the intersection of Countryside Drive and Mountainash Road. The 71-year-old victim was standing at the corner […]

OPP launching new program for police-requested tow trucks

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA Crime Author of the article: Bryan Passifiume Publishing date: Sep 28, 2021  •  28 minutes ago  •  1 minute read  •  Join the conversation York Regional Police impound a tow truck as part of Project Platinum, a multi-agency operation into criminality in the GTA towing industry Photo by Handout /York […]

Man killed in Mississauga altercation ‘superman’ to his kids: Sister

Article content Nataijah Stephens says her brother, Conroy Tashon Stephens, was his kids’ “superman” and always put them first. Article content Now, she says, “he is never going to be able to walk, talk or see his babies again because a coward took his life from him.” Nataijah’s words are shared on a GoFundMe page […]

Murders in Toronto up 15% over the same time last year

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA News Crime ‘Crime did not take a holiday’ during the pandemic says one veteran former officer Author of the article: Scott Laurie Publishing date: Sep 28, 2021  •  5 hours ago  •  2 minute read  •  12 Comments Toronto Police investigate a Saturday night shooting that left a 42-year-old Toronto […]

MANDEL: Murderer’s drug-induced psychosis defence rejected

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA Author of the article: Michele Mandel Joseph Chang. Article content It was a valiant effort by his defence team. Advertisement Story continues below This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Article content But a Brampton judge has found Joseph Chang “knew what he was doing […]

Cops probe possible bomb threat at Bloor-Sherbourne high-rise

Article content Toronto Police are conducting an investigation regarding a possible bomb threat in the area of Bloor St. E. and Sherbourne St. Police say roads are closed at Bloor St. E. between Sherbourne St. and Mt. Pleasant Rd. Officers on scene told 680 News they were looking into a bomb threat and there were […]

LILLEY: Science Table projections off the mark once again

Breadcrumb Trail Links Ontario Columnists Author of the article: Brian Lilley Publishing date: Sep 28, 2021  •  9 hours ago  •  3 minute read  •  25 Comments Angela Bedard, a nurse re-assigned to the Intensive Care Unit, stands in a doorway after helping to intubate a patient suffering from COVID-19 at Humber River Hospital’s ICU, in […]