Eglinton Crosstown won’t be ready this fall, Metrolinx says

Eglinton Crosstown won’t be ready this fall, Metrolinx says

Metrolinx says it will not be able to meet a previously-set soft target of September for substantially completing the new Eglinton Crosstown light rail line. The provincial agency responsible for regional transit in the GTA said Friday that while it had hoped for work to be substantially complete on the line by September, it will … Read more

Hurricane Fiona forecast to bring ‘severe’ winds to Atlantic Canada

Hurricane Fiona forecast to bring ‘severe’ winds to Atlantic Canada

Hurricane Fiona is poised to become a “very powerful” post-tropical storm by the time it makes landfall in eastern Nova Scotia this weekend, forecasters said Friday. The storm, characterized as “historic” in its scope by meteorologists, is expected to bring hurricane-force winds and more than 100 millimeters of rain across much of Atlantic Canada and … Read more

Search underway for boy last seen walking on side of Highway 407 in Brampton

Search underway for boy last seen walking on side of Highway 407 in Brampton

Police are asking for the public’s help to locate an 11-year-old boy who went missing Thursday afternoon from Brampton. According to OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt, the child, who is named Ryker Gunn, was traveling on the westbound Highway 407 in a vehicle with his care workers who have custody of him. The boy reportedly exited … Read more

Shocking police chase caught on video in Brampton

Shocking police chase caught on video in Brampton

A driver is facing impaired-related offenses after a shocking video surfaced online of a police chase in a residential Brampton neighborhood. The incident appears to have happened in the area of ​​Chinguacousy and Drinkwater roads, according to a Twitter video posted Thursday evening. In the beginning of the video, two Peel Regional Police officers are … Read more

Pedestrian struck and killed in Mississauga

Pedestrian struck and killed in Mississauga

A man has died after being struck by a vehicle in Mississauga Friday morning, Peel police say. Emergency crews responded to reports of a pedestrian hit in the area of ​​Eglinton Avenue and Erin Mills Parkway, at around 6:15 am Peel paramedics say a man in his 40s was found with life-threatening injuries and rushed … Read more

York Region police officer Const. Travis Gillespie remembered at funeral service

York Region police officer Const.  Travis Gillespie remembered at funeral service

A York Regional Police officer who was killed in a collision with an alleged impaired driver last week is being remembered as someone who was “so many things to so many people.” A funeral was held for Const. Travis Gillespie in Markham on Thursday, one day after the funeral for a Toronto police officer who … Read more

Tip from Brampton resident leads to arrest of three suspects allegedly involved in pharmacy robberies

Tip from Brampton resident leads to arrest of three suspects allegedly involved in pharmacy robberies

Peel Regional Police say a call from a concerned Brampton resident about seeing a firearm led to the arrest of three people who are members of a group allegedly involved in several pharmacy robberies in Peel Region this month. The call came in on Wednesday afternoon regarding several males observed to be handling a firearm … Read more

Kids’ Tylenol, Advil liquid and chewable in ‘significant shortage’ in Ontario

Kids’ Tylenol, Advil liquid and chewable in ‘significant shortage’ in Ontario

Tylenol and Advil for children – both in liquid and chewable forms – are under a “significant shortage,” leading pharmacists to control supply and recommend cutting adult doses for children, according to the Ontario Pharmacists Association. “We’re at a point where there are really none of those liquid or chewable options available for pharmacies to … Read more

Toronto restaurateur Peter Oliver, of Oliver & Bonacini, passes away

Toronto restaurateur Peter Oliver, of Oliver & Bonacini, passes away

Toronto restaurateur Peter Oliver, who started with a sandwich shop in midtown Toronto in the 70s and went on to become a recognizable name around the city’s restaurant scene, has passed away. Oliver & Bonacini Hospitality, the company which bears his name, announced Oliver’s death in an online post Thursday. “It is with great sadness … Read more

Former education worker charged in connection with alleged sex assault at Durham Region school

Former education worker charged in connection with alleged sex assault at Durham Region school

A woman who worked as an education assistant has been charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault at a school in Durham Region four years ago. Durham Regional Police said an investigation into the alleged 2018 incident began last month when a victim came forward. Police have released few details about the case other … Read more