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What we know about apparent 'armed kidnapping' of Wanzhen 'Peter' Lu

The vehicle used in what police say was an "armed kidnapping" of a 22-year-old Chinese international student Saturday night in Markham, Ont., has been located in Toronto, police say.

Over 600 Ontarians died from opioid overdoses in first 6 months of last year

New numbers show that 629 Ontarians died from opioid overdoses in the first six months of 2018. That's an approximately 15 per cent increase from the same time period in 2017, when 549 people died from opioid-related causes. 
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Sex offender in Brampton under strictest possible restrictions, public safety minister says

Canada's public safety minister is offering reassurances to a community pushing back against the release of a sex offender convicted of crimes against young children.

'Scott should not have died': Inquest begins into fatal Radiohead stage collapse

Drum technician Scott Johnson died on stage when the roof came "crashing down quickly and without warning," a coroner's chief counsel testifies at the inquest into the stage collapse before a Radiohead concert in Toronto nearly seven years ago.

U of T gets $100M donation for innovation centre studying AI

The University of Toronto is receiving the biggest donation in its history — money that will be devoted to studying artificial intelligence and how it affects society at large. 

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