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Dufferin Rollover

After striking a utility pole on Dufferin Street near Castlefield, this man’s SUV rolled on to it’s side, and came to rest directly inside a pedestrian tunnel.   17 more words


Dawes Road - Van vs. Pole

Driver walked away from this one as well.  Single vehicle struck the utility pole around 230am. Two people were transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. This incident went unpublished.


Toronto's vanishing grow-ops fall victim to pot economics

Toronto police are busting fewer grow-ops – down about two-thirds since 2010: That year, police found 245 marijuana grow houses, compared to just 87 last year. 420 more words


Police search for 'Pleather Bandit,' 3 others as bank robberies spike

TORONTO – Police are looking for “The Pleather Bandit,” “The Man in Black,” “The Boxcutter Bandit” and “The Mummy Bandit” – four men accused of carrying out 10 separate robberies stretching back to last October. 496 more words


Canadians' mental-health info routinely shared with FBI, U.S. customs

“Ontario’s privacy commissioner has discovered that the mental-health information of some Canadians is accessible to the FBI and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.

Ann Cavoukian said Monday that some Ontario police services routinely uploaded attempted suicide calls to the Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC), to which U.S. 96 more words

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Mayoral candidate Ari Goldkind critical of $957-million Toronto police budget

Another mayoral candidate is taking aim at Toronto’s massive police budget and calling for more scrutiny of police wages.

Ari Goldkind, a criminal defence lawyer, said the city “can’t keep up” with increasing police salaries. 485 more words

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Stop automatically disclosing suicide attempts: privacy czar to cops

Watch video above: Ann Cavoukian asks police to stop reporting suicide attempts. Jackson Proskow reports. 

Stop sharing information on individuals’ suicide attempts with other police forces unless the people in question pose a danger to others, Ontario’s Privacy Commissioner is telling police. 715 more words