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Premier Doug Ford puts new police oversight laws on hold

A day before Ontario Special Investigations Unit Act was set to come in, new government says it won’t come into force, pending a full review.
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‘Affordable’ housing may need to be redefined, Tory acknowledges
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 02:38:40 +0200
Statistics suggest that many Torontonians pay more than 30 per cent of their income on shelter.
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Canadian water heater company getting squeezed on both sides of tariff dispute
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:01:39 +0200
Company that sends raw materials to the U.S. and brings manufactured products back to Canada. Now the vendor has to account for a new reality of trade hostility.
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TD Bank customers feel short-changed by coin-counting settlement
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 03:21:40 +0200
Americans get 26 cents for every $100 they made in Penny Arcade transactions under a formula used to distribute the settlement money.
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Fire at Old City Hall causes significant damage
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 04:32:25 +0200
Toronto Fire Chief Matthew Pegg said no injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is being investigated
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Christine Elliott defends hefty salary for health adviser, on top of six-figure public pension
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 01:36:45 +0200
Health minister says Rueben Devlin — who will earn $348,000 a year on top of his pension as a former hospital CEO — has the experience needed to end “hallway medicine” and improve patient care.
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After she caught fire in an NHL player’s backyard, woman calls for more safety regulations
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 22:46:40 +0200
Hana Engel was left with second- and third-degree burns to 35 per cent of her body.
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Community mourns Hamilton boy who died after suspected fall from family balcony
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 16:32:59 +0200
The boy was found on the concrete ground in front of the building. Police have not spoken with any witnesses who directly saw the boy fall, so they cannot say if he fell from his family’s balcony.
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How the underfunding of legal aid is clogging up the justice system
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 23:30:00 +0200
Self-represented litigants, who don’t know how to navigate the courts, inevitably clog the system, legal experts say.
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A Toronto school where the kindergarten students speak 40 languages
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:03:00 +0200
The school has 630 students, all between the ages of 4 and 6, and most are the children of immigrants. This makes up 24 classes of kindergartn students.
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Susan Delacourt: Did a high-ranking MP actually say that? Lisa Raitt’s comments a departure from the mean
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 06:00:00 +0200
Nice comments by Tory deputy leader about shuffled Liberal ministers stick out in a poisoned atmosphere, Susan Delacourt writes.
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What it’s like to ride the Greyhound for 27 hours, through three provinces and 55 stops
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:01:19 +0200
When the century-old bus line cuts service in Western Canada, how will the Prairies adapt?
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Toronto police board approves gunshot-listening technology
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:59:18 +0200
City council will be asked to fund “ShotSpotter” system, which uses microphones to quickly identify shooting locations.
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Rosie DiManno: Suicide notes give voices from the grave a chance to be heard
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 23:59:56 +0200
A study of suicide notes could help identify others who are at risk but have yet to take their own lives, Rosie DiManno writes.
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Charges stayed in $13M fraud case because no judge available for trial
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 23:25:54 +0200
Superior Court of Justice warns that other criminal cases may be dismissed unless the federal justice minister appoints more judges soon.
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Tim Harper: Bill Blair set to play good cop/ bad cop with an old enemy — Doug Ford
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 22:01:15 +0200
If Doug Ford wants to pick fights with the federal Liberals, he might as well be forced to do battle with his mortal enemy, Tim Harper writes.
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