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‘Very traumatized’: Arrest made in case of Toronto senior shot in the face with pellet gun

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Toronto police say they have made an arrest in the case of a woman who was shot in the face with a pellet gun in the city’s east end. On Feb. 28, police said a 76-year-old woman was walking in the Hupfield …

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CFL says it is investigating allegations against Toronto Argos, quarterback Chad Kelly – Toronto

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 28, 2024 4:25 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Canadian Football League says it’s conducting its own investigation into a lawsuit issued by a former Toronto Argonauts strength-and-conditioning coach against the club for wrongful dismissal and …

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‘We’re stuck’: Only elevator in Toronto apartment building broken for days – Toronto

A disability advocate is raising the alarm after a woman with mobility issues found herself trapped in her Toronto apartment for days when the only elevator in the building was taken out of service. The elevator at the building, located on Dawes Road in East York, has not been usable …

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Traffic agents cost Toronto thousands every week. Why does the city need them? – Toronto

Toronto is spending thousands of dollars every week to place men and women with whistles on street corners as gridlock in the city reaches breaking point. A long-running municipal program puts city-trained staff and Toronto police officers at intersections to keep wayward drivers in line, in an attempt to quell …

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How the Toronto library is recovering from a cyberattack, one book at a time – Toronto

Hundreds of thousands of books have been freed from a months-long purgatory as scores of staffers race to get them out of storage and back on shelves following a cyberattack that felled the Toronto Public Library’s computer systems in October. Workers at a Scarborough distribution hub have cleared more than 10 tractor-trailers …

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Councillor says Toronto island tax system ‘smells of privilege’ – Toronto

A city councillor says his motion before Toronto’s executive committee requesting a closer look at island tax rates is all about ensuring equity in the city, though residents of the small harbour neighbourhood are accusing him of misrepresenting the facts. There are about 260 homes on Toronto’s harbour islands and …

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Toronto cops admit misconduct for arrest, using stun gun on Black man in case of ‘mistaken identity’

Two Toronto police officers are facing temporary demotion after admitting to misconduct related to their role in the arrest of a Black University of Toronto student who was arrested, hit with a stun gun and kneed in the neck in a case of “mistaken identity.” The case, his family has …

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Peel police officer seriously injured after being struck by driver in Brampton – Toronto

A Peel Regional Police officer was critically injured after being struck by the driver of a vehicle in Brampton, Ont., Tuesday evening. Police said the collision occurred around 8:15 p.m., on Chinguacousy Road, between Bovaird Drive and Williams Parkway. Paramedics told Global News they transported a patient to a trauma …

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Toronto family ‘exasperated’ after Jeep stolen 3 times in less than 2 years – Toronto

Jason MacLellan is feeling uneasy about living in his midtown Toronto neighbourhood and says he’s had trouble sleeping the past couple of nights. He’s been waking up every hour to check if his rental truck is still in the driveway after being the victim of auto theft last Thursday. It’s …

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Teen arrested after attempted carjackings of victim with child near Yorkdale mall – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A 17-year-old boy has been arrested after two attempted carjackings involving a victim and a child near Yorkdale Mall this month, according to police. On Friday, Feb. 9, officers responded to a robbery in the Dufferin Street and Yorkdale Road area just …

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