Ontario

  • Three dead after fiery vehicle accident on Toronto highway The Canadian Press - 5 hours ago

    Three people died in a vehicle accident in Toronto early Saturday morning. Ontario Provincial Police say the vehicle veered of Highway 427 near Highway 401 and struck … More »Three dead after fiery vehicle accident on Toronto highway

    Three people died in a vehicle accident in Toronto early Saturday morning. Ontario Provincial Police say the vehicle veered of Highway 427 near Highway 401 and struck a guard rail. A statement emailed to The Canadian Press from the CHAMP Management agency identifies the male victim as Shane Redway, an aspiring Toronto-area …

  • John Tory, Jason Kenney dance off at Toronto Caribbean Carnival CBC - 4 hours ago

    The Toronto Caribbean Carnival is a fun time for all but it's especially entertaining when two politicians decide to engage in a dance-off.Toronto Mayor John Tory … More »John Tory, Jason Kenney dance off at Toronto Caribbean Carnival

    The Toronto Caribbean Carnival is a fun time for all but it's especially entertaining when two politicians decide to engage in a dance-off.Toronto Mayor John Tory decided to challenge Jason Kenney, the minister of multiculturalism, to the friendly competition and cameras were there to capture the action. It's fair …

  • Tornado warning has ended for parts of southern Ontario CBC - 6 hours ago

    A tornado warning issued for parts of southern Ontario has ended.A severe thunderstorm that was moving to the southeast at 40 km/h toward Lake Erie had the potential … More »Tornado warning has ended for parts of southern Ontario

    A tornado warning issued for parts of southern Ontario has ended.A severe thunderstorm that was moving to the southeast at 40 km/h toward Lake Erie had the potential to bring damaging winds, large hail and intense rainfall.

  • Toronto rapper Redway reportedly among 3 dead in Highway 427 crash
    Toronto rapper Redway reportedly among 3 dead in Highway 427 crash CBC - 13 hours ago

    Toronto rapper Redway was reportedly among the three people killed in a fiery crash on Highway 427 early Saturday morning. The incident happened around 4 a.m. on the … More »Toronto rapper Redway reportedly among 3 dead in Highway 427 crash

    Toronto rapper Redway reportedly among 3 dead in Highway 427 crash

    Toronto rapper Redway was reportedly among the three people killed in a fiery crash on Highway 427 early Saturday morning. The incident happened around 4 a.m. on the Highway 427 northbound ramp to the westbound Highway 401 when a Honda Accord struck the right side of the guardrail, according to the OPP. Police have not …

  • Man charged with murder after man stabbed to death in Mississauga
    Man charged with murder after man stabbed to death in Mississauga CBC - 10 hours ago

    One man is dead and another has been charged with second degree murder after an overnight stabbing in Mississauga. Peel Regional Police say they responded to a call … More »Man charged with murder after man stabbed to death in Mississauga

    Man charged with murder after man stabbed to death in Mississauga

    One man is dead and another has been charged with second degree murder after an overnight stabbing in Mississauga. Peel Regional Police say they responded to a call at 1:30 a.m. reporting a man not breathing at an apartment building on Roche Court, near Erin Mills Parkway and Queen Elizabeth Way in the southwest part of …

  • Ontario premier rails against Harper for anticipated early election call The Canadian Press - 9 hours ago

    One of Canada's most prominent politicians is lambasting the idea of an early federal election call as "unnecessary" and an affront to taxpayers who will foot the bill. … More »Ontario premier rails against Harper for anticipated early election call

    One of Canada's most prominent politicians is lambasting the idea of an early federal election call as "unnecessary" and an affront to taxpayers who will foot the bill. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said Saturday that it would be "unfortunate" if the federal Conservatives drop the writ early as expected this weekend. …

  • Ontario app helps users find beaches with the safes The Canadian Press - 15 hours ago

    Canadians looking to take the plunge in safe, clean waters this long weekend can use an app to scour beaches across the country with the best and worst water quality. … More »Ontario app helps users find beaches with the safes

    Canadians looking to take the plunge in safe, clean waters this long weekend can use an app to scour beaches across the country with the best and worst water quality. The Waterkeeper Swim Guide app monitors the water quality of more than 7,000 beaches across North America, the Baja Peninsula and New Zealand, all aggregated …

  • Blue Jays ticket sales spike after team acquires ace David Price CBC - Fri, 31 Jul, 2015

    Toronto baseball fans are eager to see their new ace in action, with the Blue Jays reporting a spike in ticket sales for this weekend's home games ahead of the first … More »Blue Jays ticket sales spike after team acquires ace David Price

    Toronto baseball fans are eager to see their new ace in action, with the Blue Jays reporting a spike in ticket sales for this weekend's home games ahead of the first start by newly acquired pitcher David Price. Price arrived in Toronto from Detroit later than scheduled on Friday thanks to car trouble. The Jays acquired …

  • Veld Music Festival deaths were accidental: police
    Veld Music Festival deaths were accidental: police CBC - Fri, 31 Jul, 2015

    The Toronto police homicide squad has determined that the drug-related deaths of two revellers at the Veld Music Festival at Downsview Park last year were accidental, … More »Veld Music Festival deaths were accidental: police

    Veld Music Festival deaths were accidental: police

    The Toronto police homicide squad has determined that the drug-related deaths of two revellers at the Veld Music Festival at Downsview Park last year were accidental, and has closed its part of the investigation into the incidents. Nearly one year ago, 20-year-old Annie Le of Toronto and a 22-year-old man from the GTA …

  • What's open, what's closed for the Civic Holiday CBC - Fri, 31 Jul, 2015

    It's another summer long weekend, and another set of closures to be aware of when planning your Civic Holiday festivities. More »What's open, what's closed for the Civic Holiday

    It's another summer long weekend, and another set of closures to be aware of when planning your Civic Holiday festivities.

  • For the family of OPP Sgt. Margaret Eve, Ontario's "move over" law is more than just another traffic regulation. In June of 2000, Sgt. Eve became the first female OPP officer to die in the line of duty when a tractor-trailer slammed into a group of three police cruisers during a traffic stop near Chatham, Ont.

  • Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus found in Mississauga

    Mosquitoes in Mississauga have tested positive for the West Nile virus, marking the first confirmed cases in Peel Region this year. The virus appeared in two batches of mosquitoes collected this week by Peel Region's Environmental Health department. One batch was collected near Hurontario Street and Burnhamthorpe Road …

  • After a week of sun and heat, the long weekend will feature some cooler and unsettled weather. Both Saturday and Sunday will feature sunny periods, with the temperature expected to reach 25 C on Saturday and 29 C on Sunday.

  • Canada's largest provincial labour federation says it is ready to launch its "Dump Harper" campaign as soon as the prime minister calls an election, which is widely expected to happen on Sunday. The president of the Ontario Federation of Labour said Friday that the move will mirror the "Stop Hudak" campaign against former …

  • Caribbean Carnival parade: road closure information

    It's the August long weekend, which means Lake Shore Boulevard will again ring with the sights and sounds of the Caribbean Carnival. 

  • Toronto rapper Drake used an Instagram post to invite Toronto city councillor Norm Kelly  to his OVO festival, a two-day annual concert at the Molson Amphitheatre. The invite comes while Drake is in the midst of defending his reputation against an attack from Meek Mill, a Philadelphia rapper who accused Drake of not writing …

  • The Toyota logo on a car at the New York International Auto Show in New York on March 31, 2010. The federal and provincial governments have put aside their differences and teamed up to provide financial assistance to help expand Toyota's manufacturing operations in southern Ontario. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Seth Wenig

    The federal and provincial governments have teamed up to provide about $100 million to help expand Toyota's manufacturing operations in southern Ontario. Ottawa's contribution will be a repayable loan of $59 million — about 14 per cent of the cost of the project — while the Ontario government is kicking in a grant of $42.1 …

  • Enbridge Inc. says it expects integrity testing on its Line 9B pipeline between southern Ontario and Montreal to wrap up by year-end. The Calgary-based company (TSX:ENB) had hoped to begin shipping Alberta crude through the line last fall, but the National Energy Board isn't allowing it to start up yet. In June, the regulator …

  • It's been a hot week in the city. And even if the temperatures might cool down a little over the weekend, there are many hot tickets in the city to take advantage of.

  • Car gets stuck after driving into TTC's Queens Quay tunnel

    A driver mistakenly drove into the TTC's Queens Quay underground streetcar lane early Friday morning and then abandoned the vehicle when it became stuck on the tracks.