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Ontario creating 'day of action on litter' amid criticism on climate change inaction

The Ontario government plans to establish an official day of action on litter, but a report from Environmental Defence suggests that the government has done little to combat climate change and greenhouse gas emissions.

'I live in constant fear of having to drop out': Students struggling with OSAP cuts

Doug Ford's government made changes to OSAP earlier this year. With the new school year a month and a half in, some students say they are struggling.

Police seek IDs of 2 persons of interest after shooting victim left for dead in parking lot

Toronto police held a news conference Monday to provide an update into the death of Amir Naraine. Investigators need help identifying two persons of interest in the case.

Ontario Place revival could include bids for urban spa, convention centre amid concerns over 'backroom' deals

Premier Doug Ford’s government is gearing up to select the successful bidder who will transform Ontario Place into a “year-round” destination. The submission period is closed but there’s still little public information about what the iconic waterfront site could become — prompting one city councillor to warn about the threat of a "backroom deal."

Group to give away T-shirts supporting Hong Kong at Raptors home opener

A Toronto activist group plans to give out thousands of T-shirts reading "The North Stands with Hong Kong" at next week's Raptors home opener.
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Humanizing 'the person behind the uniform': Toronto cop making documentary on LGBTQ officers

A Toronto police officer talks about life as an LGBTQ person working in law enforcement. She is co-producing a documentary about LGBTQ police officers and says it's meant to "humanize the person behind the uniform."

Toronto chef hoping to win Pasta World Championship title

The 2019 Barilla Pasta World Championship is happening in Paris this week, and one Toronto chef is hoping his dish has what it takes to win it all.

Mississauga plans to reduce speed limits in 10 neighbourhoods

The City of Mississauga is one step closer to reducing speed limits from 50 km/h to 40 km/h in 10 neighbourhoods. Mayor Bonnie Crombie hopes this will make streets safer for pedestrians and cyclists.

Nuit Blanche is tonight — here's what to expect

The free, all-ages event runs from Saturday at 7 p.m. to sunrise on Sunday. The TTC will run all night and there are multiple road closures.

The city has a new noise bylaw, and here's how it will work

The city just launched a "new and enhanced" noise bylaw that's taking effect Tuesday that staffers say will make it easier to understand and enforce noise complaints.

'Last taste' of summer coming to Toronto Tuesday with high of 28 C

Tuesday is expected to be the last summery day of the year before the cold sets in.