Boy, 9, missing from Georgian Bay area found deceased, foul play not suspected

Boy, 9, missing from Georgian Bay area found deceased, foul play not suspected

A nine-year-old boy who was last seen Friday, Aug. 12 at about 3 p.m. in the Georgian Bay area has been found dead. Everett Freeman, of Seguin Township, was camping with his family in Totem Pole Bay on Huckleberry Island when he went missing. He was located deceased on Saturday, Aug. 13 at around 8 … Read more

‘A dangerous sign for the governance of Toronto:’ More than a dozen school trustee and council candidates could be elected by default

‘A dangerous sign for the governance of Toronto:’ More than a dozen school trustee and council candidates could be elected by default

Candidates in more than a dozen councillor and school trustee races in Toronto could be formally elected in a week’s time, unless some last-minute challengers step forward. It’s an unusual phenomenon in a city where municipal elections typically bring crowded fields and lengthy ballots. But with an Aug. 19 registration deadline fast approaching after a … Read more

Driving school instructor charged in connection with sexual assault investigation

Driving school instructor charged in connection with sexual assault investigation

A driving school instructor has been charged in connection with a sexual assault investigation. Toronto police said a man would attend women’s homes while working as a driving instructor, engage them in a conversation and then allegedly sexually assault them. On Saturday, police said 28-year-old Saddam Hossain Ishaque of Toronto had been arrested. He is … Read more

Man dead after shooting at Vaughan plaza parking lot

Man dead after shooting at Vaughan plaza parking lot

A man is dead after a shooting in Vaughan on Saturday night. York Regional Police say they were called to a plaza parking lot in the area of Highway 27 and Langstaff Road shortly after 8 p.m. Officers arrived to locate a man suffering from gunshot wounds. Police say the victim was pronounced dead at … Read more

Epidural shortage hits 14 per cent of Ontario hospitals

Epidural shortage hits 14 per cent of Ontario hospitals

Approximately 14 per cent of hospitals in Ontario are reporting they have less than a week’s worth of epidural catheters in stock, according to an Ontario Health memo sent to hospital chief executive officers on Friday. “Over the past two weeks, Ontario Health has worked with a small number of hospitals that have had urgent … Read more

Police shoot man after woman stabbed at Scarborough home; SIU called in

Police shoot man after woman stabbed at Scarborough home; SIU called in

Toronto police say officers have shot a man after a woman was stabbed inside a Scarborough residence on Saturday afternoon. Officers were initially called to a home in the area of Midland Avenue and Kingston Road shortly after 2:30 p.m. for a stabbing. When they arrived, police learned that a male suspect was still in … Read more

Man in hospital after hit-and-run in Brampton

Man in hospital after hit-and-run in Brampton

A man is in hospital after a hit-and-run in Brampton Friday morning, Peel Regional Police say. At around 10 a.m., officers responded to reports of a male pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle in the area of Main Street North and Quarry Edge Drive. Police say the man was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening … Read more

Union Station evacuated after suspicious package found

Union Station evacuated after suspicious package found

The TTC is resuming service at Union Station after areas were evacuated following the discovery of a “suspicious package” left on the platform Saturday afternoon, Toronto police say. Police say an investigation began at noon and TTC trains were bypassing the station. The evacuation was “out of an abundance of caution,” according to police. Shortly … Read more

Teen arrested in connection with murder of Toronto rapper in 2020

Teen arrested in connection with murder of Toronto rapper in 2020

A Brampton teen has been arrested in connection with the murder of a well-known Toronto rapper who was gunned down in the city’s Entertainment District over two years ago. On May 26, 2020, Toronto police responded to reports of shots fired in the area of King Street West and Blue Jays Way at around 4 … Read more

Peel police arrest 24 people connected to ‘violent criminal acts’ in GTA

Peel police arrest 24 people connected to ‘violent criminal acts’ in GTA

Twenty-four people have been arrested in connection with a crime group allegedly responsible for tractor-trailer cargo thefts and other violent criminal acts throughout the Greater Toronto Area, Peel Regional Police say. In early 2022, police began an investigation into an organized criminal group operating in Peel Region and the GTA. A special project team was … Read more