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Livability, housing, budget shortfall dominate 4th Toronto mayoral debate in 48 hours

The six leading candidates in Toronto's mayoral election all began their fourth debate in 48 hours by trying to position themselves as the fiscally responsible choice who can invest in city services and build new affordable housing, while balancing Toronto's massive pandemic-related budget shortfall.

Top Toronto mayoral candidates debate cuts to transit, city services in Scarborough

The six leading Toronto mayoral candidates outlined their visions for the future of transit, city services and taxes in Scarborough Wednesday evening, in the east-end region of the city shaping up to be a key battleground in the upcoming election.

Maple Leafs fans have high hopes as Toronto lives to see another playoff game

Maple Leafs fans who gathered in downtown Toronto to watch the hockey team battle for NHL playoff survival were rewarded for their faith and loyalty on Wednesday night.

Canada's electronic waste more than tripled in 20 years, UW study indicates

Canada's electronic waste more than tripled in the last two decades and is expected to keep increasing, a new study indicates, with researchers urging better e-waste management to reduce environmental harm and bring economic rewards.

One year after taking on new name, Toronto Metropolitan University reflects on change

Some Indigenous faculty say they're worried progress on reconciliation has slowed considerably since Toronto Metropolitan University took on its new name. 

5 years later, memories of devastating Toronto van attack live on for community

There are few visible signs that the deadliest attack in Toronto's history — and one of Canada's worst mass murders — took place on a stretch of Yonge Street five years ago, when a man deliberately drove a rented van down a busy sidewalk on April 23, 2018.

Some U.S. cities could offer model for easing transit violence in Canada, experts say

As Canadian cities look for ways to combat violence on public transit, experts say strategies south of the border that combine law enforcement, social supports and community engagement could offer new solutions.

2 Canadian women who returned from Syrian camp to be released on bail

Ontario judges have ordered the release on bail of two women who were arrested upon returning to Canada last week from a prison camp in northeastern Syria.

Blue Jays unveil completed Phase 1 of Rogers Centre renovations ahead of home opener

Toronto Blue Jays fans can expect new ways to experience a baseball game live this season, after the first phase of renovations at Rogers Centre were unveiled Thursday.

Coroner rules against officer's 'suicide by cop' theory for Sammy Yatim inquest

A coroner has denied a request from a former Toronto police officer to explore a theory that a distraught teen he shot was committing "suicide by cop."