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Vaughan Royal Canadian Legion branch shuts down due to association with outlaw biker groups – Toronto

A Royal Canadian Legion branch in Vaughan, Ont., has been shut down due to its association with outlaw motorcycle gangs. The decision was delivered to members of Branch 414, also known as Mackenzie branch, through a written letter on Feb. 12. “It is with great sorrow that I inform you that …

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More than 100 charges laid after 2 street racing events: Peel police – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Officers with Peel Region’s Safer Roads Team (SRT) say they have made 31 arrests and laid a combined total of 122 charges after investigating two street racing events. Last November, between 100 and 150 vehicles gathered on two days across Peel Region …

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Report raises more questions about Scarborough RT derailment – Toronto

An independent report looking into last summer’s Scarborough RT (SRT) derailment is prompting criticism from transit advocates and board members, who are accusing the TTC of quietly posting the report to its website, rather than bringing it before the board. Due to be decommissioned last November, the SRT was unceremoniously …

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Video showing vicious beating outside Victoria Park CI viewed at manslaughter trial – Toronto

During closing arguments at the manslaughter trial for Ahmed Rafin, charged with the fatal stabbing of his friend, 15-year-old Maahir Dosani, Crown prosecutors and defence lawyers repeatedly referred to cellphone videos that were shown throughout the trial. The videos taken by bystanders captured the accused 19-year-old being swarmed by an …

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Motorcyclist in life-threatening condition after collision with car in Brampton, Ont. – Toronto

A motorcyclist has been transported to a trauma centre in life-threatening condition after being involved in a collision with a car in Brampton, Ont., police said. Emergency responders say calls reporting a collision in the area of Castlemore Road and Valley Creek Drive came in at 6:47 p.m. Wednesday. A …

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Fight between 2 strangers results in downtown Toronto stabbing – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A fight between two strangers resulted in a stabbing in downtown Toronto overnight, sending a man in his mid-20s to hospital, police say. Toronto police said officers received a call at 3:46 a.m. Thursday for a stabbing in the Shuter and Church …

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Study sparks debate on impact of Toronto safe consumption sites – Toronto

Near the intersection of Boston Ave. and Queen St. E., a security guard in a yellow vest stands outside South Riverdale Community Health Centre, scanning the street. The centre, which has been located on Queen St. E for over 25 years, provides a range of community services like access to …

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‘I wish I could trade my life with his,’ says Toronto man on trial for stabbing Victoria Park CI student – Toronto

Breaking down in tears on the stand in a University Avenue courtroom Tuesday, Ahmed Rafin told Madam Justice Katherine B. Corrick that on the day his friend Maahir Dosani was fatally stabbed outside Victoria Park Collegiate Institute, Nov. 16, 2021, he went there to protect him. But Dosani ended up …

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Protesters outside Toronto hospital dispute antisemitism allegations – Toronto

A group of demonstrators who protested along ‘Hospital Row’ in downtown Toronto is challenging claims its actions on Feb. 12 were antisemitic. The crowd began protesting at Yonge and Bloor streets early in the evening, before eventually finding its way to the stretch along University Avenue. Video footage posted to …

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PWHL Toronto beats Montreal 3-0 in front of record-setting crowd for women’s hockey

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Kristen Campbell made 30 saves in front of a women’s hockey-record crowd of 19,285 fans at Scotiabank Arena, helping Toronto beat Montreal 3-0 on Friday night in the Professional Women’s Hockey League. “The Battle on Bay Street” broke the attendance record of …

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