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INTERVIEW: Transit mobility advocate David Lepofsky

New elevators create more obstacles for Ontario’s visually impaired

| Toronto staff

Some elevators are getting a tech upgrade in Ontario, but it's leaving the blind struggling to navigate them.

Car in ice 2

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EXCLUSIVE: Toronto senior frustrated after hydrant leak allegedly encases SUV in ice

| Anna Vlachos and Toronto Staff

Manda said without his vehicle he's unable to go grocery shopping or run any errands. (2)

A photo posted to social media of a barefoot child in a Brampton pizza restaurant. FACEBOOK/Ian Shirley

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Public health investigate after photo posted of barefoot child in Brampton pizzeria

| Toronto Staff

One customer posted a photo on social media of the child laying, without shoes, on the counter. (3)

Ontario Education Minister Liz Sandals displays the new sex ed curriculum on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. (Cynthia Mulligan/CITYNEWS)

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Tory MP claim that sex-ed curriculum puts kids at risk ‘disgusting’: Liberals

| The Canadian Press

Conservative MP Cheryl Gallant criticized the curriculum in Parliament last week.

A long section of the steel guardrail plowed through the front of the bus, piercing the windshield and running through the centre aisle the length of the bus. CARL HANSTKE/680NEWS

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OPP charges GO bus driver in fatal January crash

| Toronto staff and The Canadian Press

The driver has more than 15 years of service with GO Transit. (2)

Entrance to the tunnel and a ladder leading down to it, along with a sump pump water hose and an electric extension cord. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service

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Toronto tunnel was ‘personal challenge,’ diggers say

| Toronto staff

Police say there no laws were broken and have closed the investigation. Video (3)

Just one of a few memes created in the wake of the Toronto tunnel mystery being solved. (Twitter/@TweetzfromJas)

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YOUR REACTION: Toronto tunnel mystery ‘solved’

| Justin Piercy

The explanation given by police wasn't exactly met with a round of applause on social media. Video

The 2015 draft budgets released on Jan. 20, 2015. TWITTER/Cynthia Mulligan

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Executive committee approves $10B budget

| Toronto staff

The budget will now go to city council for a final debate and vote in April. Video

File photo of University of Toronto's Hart House. Courtesy of U of T

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BACKGROUNDER: Why teaching assistants are striking at U of T, potentially at York too

| Toronto staff

Job security and wages are the main issues for workers.

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Some downtown Oshawa streets closed due to sinkhole

| Charlene Close

Centre Street South is closed from King to Athol streets.

Police tape marks the area where two men were killed in a shooting on Danforth Avenue in Toronto on Feb. 28, 2015. 680NEWS/Kris McCusker

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Police identify 2 men killed in McDonald’s weekend shooting

| The Canadian Press and Toronto staff

It happened around 3 a.m. Saturday near Danforth and Coxwell avenues.

A York Regional Police badge is shown in a 2014 file photo. CITYNEWS

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1 dead, 1 injured in Vaughan industrial accident

| Toronto Staff

The Coroner Office and the Ministry of Labour will be investigating the incident.

TDSB paid $1.29M in salary hikes despite wage freeze, audit finds

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TDSB gets passing grade in Fraser Institute elementary school ranking

| Kris McCusker and Toronto Staff

The report is based on data from annual province-wide test results in literacy and numeracy.

A view of Lake Ontario as the Toronto Islands ferry approaches downtown Toronto on Feb. 1, 2009. FLICKR/Sam Javanrouh

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February was the coldest month on record for Quebec, parts of Ontario

| The Canadian Press

In Toronto, it was the first February in 75 years where the temperature did not climb above the freezing mark.

Suspects in the robbery of catalytic converters are shown in this image from a security camera (HANDOUT)

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Toronto charity says truck fleet immobilized after thefts

| Toronto staff

It's the third time in three years that such an incident has happened at Furniture Bank. (3)

Police tape marks the area where two men were killed in a shooting on Danforth Avenue in Toronto on Feb. 28, 2015. 680NEWS/Kris McCusker

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Lawyer says gun involved in shooting at east-end McDonald’s was legal

| The Canadian Press

Police say the two unidentified men were pronounced dead at the scene.

The price of the TTC's adult Metropass increased by $8 in March of 2015. INSTAGRAM/@eyejean

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YOUR REACTION: TTC fare hike

| Justin Piercy

An $8 increase in the price of a Metropass caused some to head to social media and share their frustration. (5)

A security guard is seen running in On the Rox nightclub in Vaughan after a double stabbing on March 1, 2015. CITYNEWS

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2 security guards stabbed at Vaughan nightclub

| Toronto staff

It happened in On the Rox on Steeles Avenue West, near Dufferin Street, around 2 a.m.

A streetcar approaches a stop on Dundas Street in Toronto in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS

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TTC fare hike, free rides for kids start Sunday

| Toronto staff

Children up to the age of 12 will now ride for free. (2)

Police gather on a street in Toronto's west end during a manhunt for robbery suspects on March 1, 2015. CITYNEWS

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Suspect chased down, stolen car seized after west-end robberies

| Toronto staff

It’s alleged a group of armed thieves was responsible for two robberies on Saturday night.

A lineup at Pearson International Airport, Oct. 6, 2011. CITYNEWS.

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Power restored at Pearson’s Terminal 1

| Toronto Staff

Officials said flights arriving into Pearson were held for a short period of time.