Ontario to increase attention to Alberta to maximize business
Ontario’s minister for economic development says he plans to increase his department’s attention to Alberta by adding more staff to deal with trade issues.
Councillors divided on city’s anti-gun violence measures
Council members are chiming in on the steps the city has taken to prevent gun violence in recent years, with some critics saying there is no proof they have been effective.
Nighttime police patrols spur tension in Jamestown
The initiative that Toronto police credit with bringing down crime in troubled neighbourhoods appears to be yielding mixed results in one of those communities and has some residents complaining that trust in police may be eroding.
Elderly women target of GTA street thieves
A warning has been issued by police, after a series of street robberies involving older women, many of them from Toronto’s Italian community.
Toronto police ask for Canada-wide help identifying ‘Linda’
Toronto police have now issued a Canada-wide appeal for help identifying a woman known only as ‘Linda.’
Arts philanthropist Walter Carsen dies at 100
Philanthropist Walter Carsen, a significant supporter of the National Ballet of Canada, the Shaw Festival and the Art Gallery of Ontario, has died at the age of 100.
Canadian cyclist Michael Barry: ‘I doped’
Canadian cyclist Michael Barry on Wednesday admitted to doping. This came after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said he testified against former teammate Lance Armstrong in an investigation.
4 men sought in Oshawa beating
Police are looking for four suspects in connection with a violent beating outside an Oshawa bar that sent a man to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Sex assault reports leave women angry, frustrated
A former Toronto police detective says a series of sex assaults in neighbourhoods near Christie Pits Park will likely require the work of undercover officers to solve.
Milos Raonic upset at Shanghai Masters
Twelfth-seeded Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., lost to unseeded Marcos Baghdatis of Cypus 7-6 (4), 6-7 (5), 7-6 (3) in the second round of the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday.