John Derringer, Q107 radio host, ‘on hiatus’ after human rights complaint filed

John Derringer, Q107 radio host, ‘on hiatus’ after human rights complaint filed

Toronto radio host John Derringer was absent from Q107’s ‘Derringer in the Morning’ Tuesday after former colleague Jennifer Valentyne posted a lengthy video on social media over the weekend alleging harassment and gender discrimination within the workplace. In the nearly thirteen-minute-long video, Valentyne doesn’t name specific companies or individuals, but details events in which she … Read more

EF2 tornado touched down in Uxbridge during Ontario storm

EF2 tornado touched down in Uxbridge during Ontario storm

Environment Canada has confirmed that an EF2 tornado touched down in Uxbridge on Saturday as a powerful weather system made its way through Ontario, tearing apart homes and knocking out power to thousands of people. In a tweet, Western University’s Northern Tornadoes Project said the May 21 tornado in Uxbridge was the first wind event … Read more

Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard’s sex assault trial to resume in Toronto today

Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard’s sex assault trial to resume in Toronto today

TORONTO — The sex assault trial of Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard is set to resume in Toronto today. The Crown finished presenting its evidence early last week, and the defence is expected to begin making its case today. Hoggard, the frontman for the band Hedley, has pleaded not guilty to two counts of sexual assault … Read more

Person seriously injured in Pickering crash

Person seriously injured in Pickering crash

A person has serious injuries after a crash in Pickering Monday night. Durham Regional Police responded to a single-vehicle collision in the area of Brock and Taunton roads. Police said a person sustained very serious injuries. The cause of the crash is unknown. Roads in the area are closed for an investigation.

Two shot, 7 cops hurt in violent night at Woodbine Beach, police say

Two shot, 7 cops hurt in violent night at Woodbine Beach, police say

Police say they’ve made 19 arrests and seven officers were injured after a violent night at Toronto’s Woodbine Beach that saw two people shot, one person stabbed, two others robbed at gunpoint and running street battles involving fireworks through Sunday evening. Video posted to social media showed groups of people firing Roman candles at one … Read more

Two men wanted after woman stabbed multiple times in Toronto

Two men wanted after woman stabbed multiple times in Toronto

Toronto police are looking for two suspects after a woman was stabbed multiple times early Saturday morning. Officers responded to an assault call in the Grenoble Drive and Deauville Lane area at around 2:30 a.m. A man and woman were riding their bicycles when a vehicle approached them. A man exited the vehicle and chased … Read more

Record number of children visiting Hamilton hospital resulting in longer wait times

Record number of children visiting Hamilton hospital resulting in longer wait times

A record number of children have been visiting the emergency room at a Hamilton hospital in the past week, resulting in longer than normal wait times. McMaster Children’s Hospital says a record 230-plus children came to its emergency department on May 16 alone, and pediatric visits have been averaging at about 190 a day in … Read more

Man charged after young girl spat at, mother assaulted downtown: police

Man charged after young girl spat at, mother assaulted downtown: police

Toronto police have made an arrest after a young girl was allegedly spat at by a man downtown on Sunday. Police said they responded to an assault in the area of Yonge and Gould streets at around 1:10 a.m. A man allegedly approached a 10-year-old girl who was with her mother, spat at the girl … Read more

Police identify man shot dead behind wheel of car in Pickering, Ont.

Police identify man shot dead behind wheel of car in Pickering, Ont.

Investigators have identified a 20-year-old man found shot to death inside a car in Pickering, Ont. late last week. Emergency crews were initially called to the area of Taunton Road and Concession Road 4 on May 19 after receiving a report of a single-vehicle collision. The driver, who was the lone occupant of the vehicle, … Read more