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‘If there is a risk, I want to know about it.’ TTC, unions agree to study air pollution

The TTC and the three unions representing transit employees have agreed to hire a third party to test air quality across the system a month after a study suggested air…

Potentially harmful nuclear device, missing for days, found by police

Potentially harmful nuclear device, missing for days, found by police

Peel Regional Police said a potentially dangerous nuclear gauge that went missing in the Greater Toronto Area earlier this week has been found. Const. Mark Fischer, spokesperson for Peel Regional Police, said a…

Utility pole and skinny partner hog Bayview Ave. sidewalk: The Fixer

Nobody likes to be pushed around, but it’s even worse when a fat utility pole and its skinny sidekick are the pushers. Our April 19 column about a Bell utility…

Ontario set to make significant reforms to workplace rules

Ontario set to make significant reforms to workplace rules

Premier Kathleen Wynne’s government will take swift action on a review that urges significant reforms to Ontario’s employment laws, CBC News has learned. Government sources say cabinet will soon consider…

Faced with terminal cancer, mother fulfills lifelong dream of earning PhD

Precilla Veigas was more than halfway through her PhD in medical science when she got the grim diagnosis in September 2015. A rare form of abdominal cancer had spread through…

121 Ontario schools slated to close: Report

Ontario school boards have recommended closing 121 schools in Ontario over the next three years, hitting rural communities the hardest, according to a new report by People for Education. The…

Once Upon a City: The first Chinatown offered a home in a hostile time

It’s fitting that the laneway tucked between Yonge and Victoria Sts. just north of Adelaide St. E. is called Ching Lane. Sam Ching was a trailblazer — the first Chinese…

Move over Rail Deck — Toronto’s getting a new park at Front and Bathurst

Move over Rail Deck — Toronto’s getting a new park at Front and Bathurst

Move over, Rail Deck. There’s a new park in Toronto’s future. City council passed a motion Friday night to convert the land at 28 Bathurst Street, near Front Street, into a…

Greg Spearn steps down from Toronto Community Housing, agency confirms

Greg Spearn has left his post as interim CEO of Toronto Community Housing “for personal reasons,” according to the TCH board chair. At the TCH board meeting Tuesday, chair Bud…

Is Toronto inhabited by ‘a bunch of pigs?’ Readers think so: The Fixer

If Toronto has a litter problem, it seems as though the other guy is to blame for it. On Thursday we reported on roadside littering across the GTA and identified…

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