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Driver that killed Georgia Walsh charged with careless driving

TORONTO – A 50-year-old man has been charged with two offences in the death of Georgia Walsh.

Walsh, 7, was the daughter of Conservative Party president John Walsh and was struck by a minivan in Leaside July 16 when she was crossing Millwood Road at McRae Drive. 220 more words


Mayoral candidates at odds about how to make streets safer for pedestrians

TORONTO – A week after Georgia Walsh, 7, was hit and killed by a driver in Leaside, the major candidates for mayor faced questions about what they would do to make city streets safer for pedestrians. 216 more words


'A child was killed': Extreme messaging will slow speeders, former cop says

TORONTO – Rolling stops, red light-running and speeding seem to have become ingrained in Toronto’s driving culture; especially on smaller streets.

Spend just 15 minutes standing at almost any residential intersection and you’re bound to see multiple offenders go through. 580 more words


Leaside residents urge drivers to slow down in wake of young girl's death

TORONTO – With six-year-old Georgia Walsh laid to rest at her Monday afternoon funeral, concerned Leaside residents are urging drivers to ease up on the gas pedal; vowing to make sure some good comes from the tragedy. 441 more words


Police crack down on dangerous driving in Toronto neighbourhood after Georgia Walsh, 7, struck and killed

Police are cracking down on speeding and hazardous driving in the Leaside neighbourhood where a seven-year-old was struck and killed last week.

Georgia Walsh, daughter of Conservative party president John Walsh, died after being hit at the intersection of Millwood Road and McRae Drive, south of Eglinton Avenue. 567 more words


Funeral today for child struck and killed in Leaside

TORONTO – A little girl who was struck and killed in Leaside last week was laid to rest today.

The funeral service for seven-year-old Georgia Walsh was held Monday afternoon at St. 230 more words


Leaside residents create vigil, mourn young girl struck by car

TORONTO – Members of the Leaside community are mourning the loss of six-year-old Georgia Walsh.

Flowers, cards and stuffed animals have been placed at the corner of Millwood Road and McRae Drive. 198 more words