Subscribe: CBC | Toronto News
Preview: CBC | Toronto News

CBC | Toronto News


Last Build Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:03:11 EDT

Copyright: Copyright: (C) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation,

Toronto's auditor general raises 'red flags' about city employees' health, drug plan

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:04:14 EDT


Toronto's auditor general will discuss how to better manage city employees' health and dental benefits at a committee meeting Friday morning — including a suggestion to put an annual cap on reimbursements for erectile dysfunction drugs.

Pedestrian dead after being hit by Brampton Transit bus

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:03:11 EDT


A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a bus near Brampton's downtown transit terminal on Thursday night.

What we know of the 8 victims in the alleged nursing-home killings

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:05:09 EDT


There are eight alleged victims in the case of the nursing-home deaths in southwestern Ontario. The residents ranged in age from 75 to 96.

Cyclist leaps into Lake Ontario after car with at least 1 inside plunges from bridge

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:59:33 EDT


A cyclist dove into Lake Ontario to try to rescue a driver whose vehicle slammed through a guard rail and plunged from a bridge into the water on Thursday afternoon.

TTC suspects adult riders using student Metropasses to scam system

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:48:31 EDT


Top brass at the Toronto Transit Commission have been crunching the numbers and suspect that an increase in student Metropasses, plus a corresponding drop in adult passes, may add up to fraud.

Daniel Clause had cocaine, methadone in his system when police shot him, inquest hears

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:48:33 EDT


A toxicology report entered into evidence Thursday at the inquest into the fatal police shooting of Daniel Clause revealed that the 33-year-old father of four had methadone and cocaine in his system at the time of his death.

Wet snow north of Toronto is a reminder that winter is on its way

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:40:36 EDT


Environment Canada says wet snow in areas north and west of Toronto on Thursday morning is a sharp reminder that winter is coming.

Icelander abroad finds Toronto tourist to take her election ballot home

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:08:31 EDT


Icelandic student Adelaide Thorhallsdottir was too late to cast a vote in Saturday's historic election - but she found a courier willing to fly back and cast it for her.

Police find 13 grenades, handgun, ammunition in Scarborough home

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:12:39 EDT


A man has been charged after officers found 13 grenades, a handgun and ammunition during a search of a Scarborough home Wednesday night, Toronto police say.

Man charged after 6 children missing from Calgary found in Bowmanville

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:30:49 EDT


Six children who were reported missing in Calgary were found in Bowmanville, Ont., on Wednesday evening by a Durham regional police officer.

Some speed limits to drop as part of new city measures to protect pedestrians

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:55:38 EDT


Councillor Jaye Robinson introduced new measures to improve road safety and prevent pedestrian deaths.

Ontario Ombudsman wants power to investigate all police oversight bodies

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:33:19 EDT


Ontario's ombudsman wants the power to look into all three of the province's police oversight bodies, not just the Special Investigations Unit.

'Did she say yes?' Torontonians wonder at marriage proposal posted on condo windows

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:14:26 EDT


A proposal at a Yonge and Eglinton condo that spelled “Will you marry me” on four windows has Torontonians wondering... did she say yes?

'Job churn' preventing young workers from planning for future

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:01:29 EDT


Vass Bednar spoke to Metro Morning about what it feels like to be precariously employed, and how young workers might find a light at the end of the tunnel.

Shooting leaves man with life-threatening injuries

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:27:55 EDT


A man who suffered life-threatening injuries in a shooting was brought to a Toronto police station in a vehicle early Thursday before he was rushed to hospital.