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Old bike rings in Toronto an easy target for thieves

WATCH: How do Toronto’s new bike lockups stack up against the old ones?

TORONTO – More than three quarters of the city’s 16,000 ring-and-post bike lockups are an older design that are easier to steal from. 309 more words


Union subway station done but overall revitalization still two years away

WATCH: Mark McAllister reports that the work to create a second TTC subway platform and renewed concourse at Union Station is now complete in advance of the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. 344 more words


Toronto ombudsman launches probe into stress injuries for paramedics

TORONTO – Toronto’s ombudsman Fiona Crean has announced she will launch an investigation into how the city’s paramedic services handles operational stress injuries among its staff, including post-traumatic stress disorder. 176 more words


Police asking motorists to adapt to Pan Am HOV lane restrictions

WATCH: Day one of the new rules for roads in the GTHA proved to be difficult for drivers and enforcement officers. Mark McAllister reports.

TORONTO – Despite frustrations caused by the temporary high-occupancy lanes for the Pan Am Games, Ontario police are reminding motorists to be mindful of the increased traffic volume and to adjust their driving habits. 266 more words


Mayor John Tory committed to tackling poverty in Toronto after release of report

Toronto Mayor John Tory has welcomed the city’s interim poverty reduction strategy, released Tuesday, calling efforts to tackle the problem “one of the fundamental litmus tests of whether this city wants to be great.” 756 more words


Vacant buildings in Toronto's Cabbagetown raising concern among residents

WATCH ABOVE: City officials are looking into whether any bylaws are being broken with regard to vacant buildings in Toronto’s Cabbagetown. Local residents are up in arms about the buildings, which they say attract a negative perception. 408 more words


Liberals, NDP, not ready to commit to SmartTrack

Mayor John Tory wants the federal NDP and Liberals to match the Prime Minister’s pledge to spend billions on SmartTrack — but those opposition parties are not prepared, at the moment, to do so. 569 more words