Justin Li

Senior News Writer

Justin Li is a senior news writer based in Toronto.

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Rogers CEO announces new protocols, investment in wake of major service outage

Rogers Communications on Sunday announced new steps it will take to avoid a repeat of what happened during a nationwide service outage on July 8.

Rogers blames massive outage on error during network update

Rogers Communications Inc. says an update to its network caused a malfunction that "very quickly" took down telecom services earlier this month, according to a letter sent to Canada's broadcasting regulator that was released on Friday.

Rogers warns of text scams 'claiming to offer credits' in wake of service outage

Rogers on Saturday is warning of scam text messages claiming to offer credits in the wake of widespread service outages.

Catholic bishops pledge $30M for residential school survivors, AFN expresses skepticism

Canada's Catholic bishops on Monday said they would give $30 million to help support survivors of the residential school system, a pledge met with cautious optimism by survivors, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and others.

Canada abetting Washington's 'new Cold War' with Huawei arrest, says economist

The arrest of a Chinese tech executive is yet another example that the U.S. is creating "a new Cold War" in international trade, says economist Jeffrey Sachs, who adds that Canada is abetting its southern neighbour.

After rescue from Thai cave, boys face a physical and psychological battle

The eight boys rescued after spending the last two weeks trapped with four other teammates and their coach in a flooded cave in Thailand now face a new challenge after surviving — recovery.

Residents, businesses near ACC, Rogers Centre require 'security plan parking pass' due to Jays games

Residents and businesses near Rogers Centre and the Air Canada Centre will be required to obtain a new parking pass from Toronto police due to increased traffic and enhanced security procedures in the area caused by Blue Jays home games and other events.

Doug Ford touts 'united' Ontario PC caucus at Toronto rally

Ontario's new Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford celebrated party unity at a rally in Toronto on Monday.

New rental report shows 'Toronto is in the midst of a housing crisis,' says councillor

A new city report released on Friday says purpose-built apartment rent increases in 2017 increased to 15-year high while vacancy rates lowest in 16 years, prompting one city councillor to request a strategy to combat what he calls a "housing crisis."

16-year-old becomes 3rd family member to die after TCH fire

A 16-year-old boy is the third family member to die after a two-alarm fire at a Toronto Community Housing complex, his uncle told CBC Toronto.