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Toronto, ON, Canada

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Past articles by David:

Video shows woman with stroller jumping on hood of car after nearly getting hit in midtown Toronto

“F--k you," the woman is heard yelling as she gestures to the driver. "Get the f--k out of your car.” → Read More

Danforth shooting victims call for ban on handguns, military assault weapons

The families of the victims also sent a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asking him and his government to act decisively. → Read More

‘Tremendous sadness’ at Mississauga school after death of 11-year-old Riya Rajkumar

School officials issued a statement on Friday saying the Grade 5 student was "well-liked" and her death is being felt by everyone, including those who didn't know her. → Read More

WestJet flight gets stuck in snow on runway at Toronto Pearson Airport

WestJet officials said the 737-700 aircraft managed to free itself from the snow and taxied its way to the gate 'under its own power.' → Read More

Ontario man caught driving 246 km/h on Hwy. 403 west of Toronto: police

"found a nice open stretch of the 403 and opened it up in front of officers who were doing speed enforcement." → Read More

Homelessness in Toronto should be declared a state of emergency, housing advocates say

Housing advocates in Toronto are urging city officials to declare homelessness a state of emergency following the deaths of four people this year. → Read More

Amazon expands tech hub in Toronto, creates 600 new jobs

Amazon plans to hire 600 people to fill various positions. The company currently has more than 800 corporate employees in Toronto. → Read More

Scheer meets GM workers in Oshawa as union head to speak with PM on plant closure

GM announced Monday it is shutting down five plants in North America, including one in Oshawa, to focus on its electric and autonomous vehicle programs. → Read More

Sinkhole swallows TTC vehicle on Commissioners St. in Toronto’s Port Lands

Firefighters arrived on scene and located a TTC supervisor vehicle partially caught in a sinkhole near the water main break. → Read More

Public gallery shouts down Doug Ford, interrupts question period at Ontario legislature

Several members of the public gallery shouted down the premier as he responded to questions from the official opposition. → Read More

Suspect in custody after fatal shooting in Toronto’s Greektown

The incident happened around 2 a.m. Wednesday at Danforth Avenue and Jones Avenue. → Read More

Locked out workers encourage public not to cross picket lines at CNE

Exhibition Place’s board of governors says it decided to lock out the stagehands represented by the IATSE Local 58 on July 20 after months of bargaining. → Read More

Woman in custody after crane rescue near Toronto’s waterfront

Authorities said she was situated in the crane operator compartment about 25 metres above street level. → Read More

Toronto facing mental health and addiction crisis amid spike in overdose deaths: mayor

Tory said he was heartbroken and angry to hear that seven people died in such a short period of time. → Read More

Taste of the Danforth to honour victims of mass shooting at opening ceremonies Friday night

The official opening ceremony will begin at 8 p.m. with a moment of silence for 18-year-old Reese Fallon and 10-year-old Julianna Kozis. → Read More

Police release detailed description of man who allegedly confronted Whitby woman over her hijab

Police said a 31-year-old woman was walking to her parked car when a man started shouting obscenities at her and told her to remove her hijab. → Read More

OPP charge man, 54, in death of Toronto teen who drowned on field trip in Algonquin Park

Ontario Provincial Police have charged a 54-year-old man in connection to the death of a 15-year-old Toronto District School Board student who drowned during a school field trip in Algonquin Park last summer. → Read More

‘It’s my f—ing province’: Video shows heated exchange between man, Muslim family at Toronto ferry terminal

The four-minute long video goes on to show the man shoving a member of the other man's family. → Read More

Man claims he could have stopped Danforth shooter, but fear overcame him

'I'm just feeling a little bit guilty myself. I could have stopped the guy. I could do that, but I didn't,' Abdul Kerim Bayer said. → Read More

Toronto-area police increase presence at tourist spots due to ‘unconfirmed piece of information’

Toronto police and York Regional Police did not reveal the source of the "information" or what it entails. → Read More