Toronto police investigating three carjackings in span of two hours

Toronto police investigating three carjackings in span of two hours

A man says he is still in shock after his SUV was stolen from his Scarborough driveway in one of the three carjackings in Toronto that occurred in the span of two hours Wednesday. “I thought I was dreaming,” the man, who asked not to be identified, told CTV News Toronto, recounting what happened to … Read more

Buffalo shooter let some people see plans just before attack

Buffalo shooter let some people see plans just before attack

Michael R. Sisak, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, May 18, 2022 5:52PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 18, 2022 6:56PM EDT Shortly before he opened fire, the white gunman accused of killing 10 Black people at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket allowed a small group of people to see his detailed plans for the attack, … Read more

Canadian pediatricians hold firm on stance against cow’s milk despite US advice

Canadian pediatricians hold firm on stance against cow’s milk despite US advice

Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, May 18, 2022 5:31PM EDT The Canadian Pediatric Society says it’s not changing its stance on cow’s milk for babies after the American Academy of Pediatrics said it was an option in a feeding emergency. Dr. Catherine Pound, former chair of the Canadian Pediatric Society’s nutrition committee, says … Read more

Police investigating two carjackings in Toronto in one-hour span

Toronto police investigating three carjackings in span of two hours

Toronto police are looking into the possible connection between two carjackings in North York and Scarborough Wednesday afternoon. The first incident happened in the area of ​​Alfred Avenue and Longmore Street, north of Sheppard Avenue East, just before 4:30 pm Police said suspects reportedly pulled up in two cars, and one of them brandished a … Read more

‘More sad than angry’: Victim of attempted carjacking says she looked in eyes of suspect

The victim of an attempted carjacking in Etobicoke yesterday says her situation could’ve been much worse if bystanders had not intervened and that the incident left her sad rather than furious. The woman, who asked not to be identified, had just parked her vehicle at the Walmart Supercentre near Islington Avenue and Bergamot Avenue Tuesday … Read more

TTC sets pandemic record for weekly ridership as workers start to return to core

The TTC set a new pandemic record for overall ridership last month as customers returned to the system in droves following the lifting of many public health restrictions. A new report that will go before the TTC board today reveals that there were a total of 1.69 million rides taken on the TTC during the … Read more

OPP confirm remains found in Grand River are that of little girl

The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, May 18, 2022 2:47PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 18, 2022 2:47PM EDT Ontario Provincial Police are investigating after the remains of a little girl were found in the Grand River in Dunnville, Ont. Police say officers were called to an address in Dunnville on Tuesday afternoon after human remains … Read more

Airports calling for elimination of COVID-19 screening requirements to relieve backlogs

Canadian airports are calling on the federal government to further ease COVID-19-related screening requirements as they continue to deal with disruptive passenger backlogs. Speaking with CP24 Wednesday, Interim President of the Canadian Airports Council Monette Pasher said that airports were able to accommodate the restrictions in a timely way when passenger volumes were way down … Read more

Two nurses injured as Doug Ford’s bus arrived at site of Ontario leaders’ debate: union

Two nurses protesting wage restraint by the Ford government were injured outside the provincial leaders’ debate in Toronto on Monday evening, their union says, as Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford’s bus arrived at the site and he prepared to disembark. Up to 200 registered practical nurses who are members of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) … Read more

GTA grandparent scam: Three arrested

Three people have been charged in connection with a crime ring targeting seniors in Durham Region and across the Greater Toronto Area. The arrests come following an investigation into more than 70 incidents of “grandparent scams” by Durham Regional Police Service’s Financial Unit. The scam begins when a senior receives a phone call from someone … Read more