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    Toronto police arrest 2, seek 1 in long-term care home thefts

    Toronto police arrest 2, seek 1 in long-term care home thefts


    Toronto police say they've arrested two men and laid 50 charges in an alleged string of thefts from long-term care homes in the...

    Toronto police say they've arrested two men and laid 50 charges in an alleged string of thefts from long-term care homes in the city.

    Ottawa spending $277M to renovate federal building in midtown Toronto

    Ottawa spending $277M to renovate federal building in midtown Toronto


    The Canadian government is spending $277 million to renovate a federal building in midtown Toronto to make it as energy efficient as possible and more accessible to people with disabilities, a federal cabinet minister said in Toronto on...

    The Canadian government is spending $277 million to renovate a federal building in midtown Toronto to make it as energy efficient as possible and more accessible to people with disabilities, a federal cabinet minister said in Toronto on Tuesday.

    New Irish app helps immigrants navigate their way around Toronto

    New Irish app helps immigrants navigate their way around Toronto


    Two men, originally from Ireland, have created a new app aimed at helping Irish immigrants with everything they need when landing in Toronto. It's called Irish...

    Two men, originally from Ireland, have created a new app aimed at helping Irish immigrants with everything they need when landing in Toronto. It's called Irish APP-roved.

    Forcing a reporter to give RCMP info on 'dead' terror suspect 'unreasonable,' Vice argues

    Forcing a reporter to give RCMP info on 'dead' terror suspect 'unreasonable,' Vice argues


    Forcing a reporter to give information on a terror suspect to the RCMP would be unreasonable, given that the wanted Canadian man is almost certainly dead, an Ontario justice heard on...

    Forcing a reporter to give information on a terror suspect to the RCMP would be unreasonable, given that the wanted Canadian man is almost certainly dead, an Ontario justice heard on Tuesday.

    Blue Jays prospect Bichette hit by pitch, breaks left hand

    Blue Jays prospect Bichette hit by pitch, breaks left hand


    Highly-regarded Toronto Blue Jays prospect Bo Bichette will be sidelined after fracturing a bone in his left hand during a minor-league game on Monday in Syracuse,...

    Highly-regarded Toronto Blue Jays prospect Bo Bichette will be sidelined after fracturing a bone in his left hand during a minor-league game on Monday in Syracuse, N.Y.

    Down in front! Why U.S. hockey fans aren't happy with this Leafs fan, or his head

    Down in front! Why U.S. hockey fans aren't happy with this Leafs fan, or his head


    A Toronto Maple Leafs fan whose head obscured key moments Sunday's Game 6 against the Boston Bruins says he didn't know he was blocking the action for thousands of U.S....

    A Toronto Maple Leafs fan whose head obscured key moments Sunday's Game 6 against the Boston Bruins says he didn't know he was blocking the action for thousands of U.S. viewers.

    Teen terror accused back in jail after alleged bail breach

    Teen terror accused back in jail after alleged bail breach


    A minor accused of terrorism is back behind bars after an alleged breach of his bail conditions. The Kingston, Ont. youth was arrested Sunday and sent back to jail. There is a court-ordered publication ban on the specifics of the...

    A minor accused of terrorism is back behind bars after an alleged breach of his bail conditions. The Kingston, Ont. youth was arrested Sunday and sent back to jail. There is a court-ordered publication ban on the specifics of the breach.

    Bruins coach preaches sticking to routine in hours before Game 7

    Bruins coach preaches sticking to routine in hours before Game 7


    For the second straight year, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins have taken a series to the limit, with the winner of Tuesday's tilt at TD Garden (CBCSports.ca, 7 p.m. ET) heading to the NHL Eastern Conference semifinals against...

    For the second straight year, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins have taken a series to the limit, with the winner of Tuesday's tilt at TD Garden (CBCSports.ca, 7 p.m. ET) heading to the NHL Eastern Conference semifinals against Columbus.

    Royal Canadian Mint unveils new loonie marking 'progress' for LGBTQ people

    Royal Canadian Mint unveils new loonie marking 'progress' for LGBTQ people


    The Royal Canadian Mint has unveiled a commemorative loonie meant to mark what it calls a key milestone for lesbian, gay, transgender, queer and two-spirited...

    The Royal Canadian Mint has unveiled a commemorative loonie meant to mark what it calls a key milestone for lesbian, gay, transgender, queer and two-spirited people.

    'I'm lucky I survived': How this 91-year-old van attack survivor has learned to adapt 1 year later

    'I'm lucky I survived': How this 91-year-old van attack survivor has learned to adapt 1 year later


    One year later, Aleksandra Kozhevnikova is one of many van attack survivors still struggling to rebuild their lives and return to a sense of normalcy. That struggle has included not just physical and psychological therapy, but also a fight to have her...

    One year later, Aleksandra Kozhevnikova is one of many van attack survivors still struggling to rebuild their lives and return to a sense of normalcy. That struggle has included not just physical and psychological therapy, but also a fight to have her injuries classified as catastrophic to ensure she received funding for all the treatment she required.

    Toronto honours Yonge Street van attack victims, heroes with special vigil

    Toronto honours Yonge Street van attack victims, heroes with special vigil


    One year after a man tore down a stretch of Yonge Street in a van, cutting short 10 lives and leaving a city forever changed, Torontonians gathered to remember those lost — and break bread with strangers who might ultimately become...

    One year after a man tore down a stretch of Yonge Street in a van, cutting short 10 lives and leaving a city forever changed, Torontonians gathered to remember those lost — and break bread with strangers who might ultimately become friends.

    Coming together: 1 year after Toronto van attack, victim's family and witnesses find new ways to help others

    Coming together: 1 year after Toronto van attack, victim's family and witnesses find new ways to help others


    One year after the deadly van attack on Yonge Street in Toronto, the family of one of the victims and witnesses affected by it have found ways to move forward from the trauma while also helping...

    One year after the deadly van attack on Yonge Street in Toronto, the family of one of the victims and witnesses affected by it have found ways to move forward from the trauma while also helping others.

    Ontario's cuts to Toronto Public Health threaten to 'devastate' school nutrition program, some warn

    Ontario's cuts to Toronto Public Health threaten to 'devastate' school nutrition program, some warn


    Many advocates are warning that Ontario's surprise cuts to Toronto Public Health's funding threaten to destroy the city's school nutrition program, which is relied upon by at least 200,000 children, and they want to see the province reverse...

    Many advocates are warning that Ontario's surprise cuts to Toronto Public Health's funding threaten to destroy the city's school nutrition program, which is relied upon by at least 200,000 children, and they want to see the province reverse course.

    Millennials earn more than their parents did — but owe a lot more

    Millennials earn more than their parents did — but owe a lot more


    Millennials make more money than previous generations in that demographic cohort, but are also saddled with much more debt, even adjusted for inflation, according to new Statistics Canada data that confirms what has been long...

    Millennials make more money than previous generations in that demographic cohort, but are also saddled with much more debt, even adjusted for inflation, according to new Statistics Canada data that confirms what has been long suspected.

    Part of Line 1 to close early on 2 nights this week

    Part of Line 1 to close early on 2 nights this week


    Subway commuters, take note: a portion of Line 1 is scheduled to close earlier than usual on Wednesday and Thursday evenings so crews can do signal...

    Subway commuters, take note: a portion of Line 1 is scheduled to close earlier than usual on Wednesday and Thursday evenings so crews can do signal upgrades.

    'Beyond comprehension': Canadians gather to mourn, seek solace after Sri Lanka Easter attacks

    'Beyond comprehension': Canadians gather to mourn, seek solace after Sri Lanka Easter attacks


    "Peaceful" is not a word Gary Anandasangaree would use to describe Sri Lanka, a country he fled at the age of 10. He was of several Canadians Monday who organized vigils to pay tribute to those killed and to seek solace among those who have witnessed...

    "Peaceful" is not a word Gary Anandasangaree would use to describe Sri Lanka, a country he fled at the age of 10. He was of several Canadians Monday who organized vigils to pay tribute to those killed and to seek solace among those who have witnessed violence in their homeland before. 

    Police look for man in early 30s who posed as ride-hail driver in alleged sexual assault

    Police look for man in early 30s who posed as ride-hail driver in alleged sexual assault


    Police are searching for a man, believed to be in his early 30s, who posed as a driver of a ride-sharing service and sexually assaulted a woman over the Easter long...

    Police are searching for a man, believed to be in his early 30s, who posed as a driver of a ride-sharing service and sexually assaulted a woman over the Easter long weekend.

    Suspect in hit and run near Schomberg, Ont., turns self in to police

    Suspect in hit and run near Schomberg, Ont., turns self in to police


    A suspect in the fatal hit and run of a cyclist late Sunday night along a rural road north of Toronto has turned themself in to...

    A suspect in the fatal hit and run of a cyclist late Sunday night along a rural road north of Toronto has turned themself in to police.

    Amid 13% business vacancy rate, campaign aims to bring people back to the Beach

    Amid 13% business vacancy rate, campaign aims to bring people back to the Beach


    In order to tackle a 13 per cent business vacancy rate, the Beach Village BIA recently announced a campaign called “Back to the Beach Village,” which involves promoting area businesses and re-establishing the neighbourhood as a go-to...

    In order to tackle a 13 per cent business vacancy rate, the Beach Village BIA recently announced a campaign called “Back to the Beach Village,” which involves promoting area businesses and re-establishing the neighbourhood as a go-to spot.

    Can judges do better for trans kids in family law cases? Western study aims to find out

    Can judges do better for trans kids in family law cases? Western study aims to find out


    A Western University study aims to provide judges with guidance on how to deal with cases in which parents are at odds over how to address their child's gender identity...

    A Western University study aims to provide judges with guidance on how to deal with cases in which parents are at odds over how to address their child's gender identity questions.

    Coyote co-existence policies mean pets are never safe, group of homeowners say

    Coyote co-existence policies mean pets are never safe, group of homeowners say


    As coyotes increasingly take up residence in cities and towns across Canada, both provinces and municipalities have adopted "living with coyotes' policies. A group in Collingwood, Ont., is demanding action, saying governments are failing to protect their...

    As coyotes increasingly take up residence in cities and towns across Canada, both provinces and municipalities have adopted "living with coyotes' policies. A group in Collingwood, Ont., is demanding action, saying governments are failing to protect their pets.

    Canadian researchers warn of 'cascading impacts' as bumblebee species decline

    Canadian researchers warn of 'cascading impacts' as bumblebee species decline


    A team of researchers at York University has warned that the American bumblebee is facing imminent extinction from Canada, and this could lead to “cascading impacts” throughout the...

    A team of researchers at York University has warned that the American bumblebee is facing imminent extinction from Canada, and this could lead to “cascading impacts” throughout the country.

    'Is that even legal?': Companies may be sharing new credit or debit card information without you knowing

    'Is that even legal?': Companies may be sharing new credit or debit card information without you knowing


    A Vancouver woman is sounding the alarm for millions of Canadians who have credit and debit cards, after her financial information was shared without her realizing it. Turns out, some cards have “updating services” that allow banking information to...

    A Vancouver woman is sounding the alarm for millions of Canadians who have credit and debit cards, after her financial information was shared without her realizing it. Turns out, some cards have “updating services” that allow banking information to be shared with other companies — a little-known fact for most customers, and something a privacy expert says needs to change.

    Stanley Cup playoffs on Hockey Night in Canada: Maple Leafs vs. Bruins Game 7

    Stanley Cup playoffs on Hockey Night in Canada: Maple Leafs vs. Bruins Game 7


    Watch live on television and online as the Toronto Maple Leafs revisit their rivalry with the Boston Bruins in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs on Hockey Night on...

    Watch live on television and online as the Toronto Maple Leafs revisit their rivalry with the Boston Bruins in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs on Hockey Night on Canada.