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Meerai Cho, 63, is real estate lawyer facing 75 counts of fraud and other charges related to a North York condo project that never got off the ground. CITYNEWS

EXCLUSIVE: Police raid former offices of condo developer in North York fraud case

| Toronto staff

Toronto police estimate the investor losses could be at least $12.4 million.

File photo of a Canada Post mail box. CITYNEWS.CA/Shawne McKeown.


Canada Post earns profit, gets boost from parcels and lower pension costs

| The Canadian Press

The result was up from a loss of $50 million in the same period a year ago.

File photo of children at Toronto elementary school eating healthy snacks in the cafeteria. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Life Local News

Ontario students get mixed results in literacy, math tests

| Toronto staff

The EQAO is calling for “aggressive efforts” to turn around low scores in math. Video (3)

The council chamber is shown in Toronto City Hall in an undated file photo. HANDOUT/City of Toronto

Local News Politics

7 notable things council has accomplished (so far) at marathon meeting

| Sarah-Joyce Battersby

Here are seven items council has approved in its final meeting before the Oct. 27 municipal election.


Local News

Man killed by train in Toronto’s west end

| Toronto staff

Police say the death appears to have been an accident and not intentional.

File photo of GO Transit cars in Toronto. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kenneth Armstrong

Local News

Derailment disrupts GO train service on Barrie, Richmond Hill lines

| Toronto staff

No trains will be running to York University.

File photo of a Toronto police cruiser. CITYNEWS

Local News

Toronto police locate missing boy, 15

| Toronto staff

Christian Paz Salas was last seen in the College Street and Ossington Avenue area on Monday.

Toronto Hydro crews make repairs in the Yonge and Eglinton area. HANDOUT/Toronto Hydro

Local News

Toronto Hydro warns of telephone scam targeting its customers

| Toronto staff

The telephone calls are from people posing to be from the "billing and collection process."

Police raid office of developer allegedly involved in North York condo scam.

Extra Local News

VIDEO: CityNews’ coverage of North York fraud case

| Toronto Staff

Police raided the former offices of a North York condo developer who allegedly skipped town at least $12 million of condo buyers’ down payments. The real estate lawyer who was put in charge of the deposits was arrested on Tuesday and is facing several offences. Here’s a look at CityNews’ coverage of this investigation.

Amanita virosa/Amanita bisporigera wild mushroom species.

Health Local News

Toronto Public Health issues warning after resident eats poisonous mushroom

| Toronto staff

A city resident was hospitalized after consuming a wild mushroom species.

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman walks past the Air Canada Centre, home of the Toronto Maple Leafs, as he makes his way to collective bargaining talks in Toronto on Tuesday October 16, 2012. Negotiations continue between the NHL and the NHLPA to end the current lockout.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Business Local News Sports

NHL denies reports of expansion teams for Toronto, Quebec City, Seattle & Vegas

| Sportsnet staff

The league last expanded in 2000. Video (4)

A Toronto Hydro worker is seen on the job in October 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Boris Spremo

Local News

Power restored to 6,000 customers in east-end Toronto

| Toronto staff

There may be some isolated cases where power has not yet been restored. (1)

Georgia Walsh, 6, was killed by a minivan in Leaside on July 16, 2014. Her father, John Walsh, is the president of the Conservative Party. FACEBOOK/John Walsh

Local News

Council bans right turns on red lights at Leaside intersection after girl’s death

| Showwei Chu

For months, residents had called for city council to do something about the increased traffic volumes in that area. Video (6)

Review of Toronto police use of lethal force touches on PTSD

Local News

The Inside Story: Coroner’s investigations launched into 2 Toronto police officers’ suicides

| Avery Haines

The chair of the Police Services Board has given Chief Blair until Friday to provide a report on police suicides. Video

Police Cruiser Lights 3:2

Local News

Man injured after jumping from Etobicoke bridge

| Toronto staff

Police say the man and a group of friends were diving off the Humber Bay Arch Bridge into the water.

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

Local News

Man dies after falling from tree in Woodbridge

| Toronto staff

Police say he was doing yard work when he slipped from the tree and fell to the ground.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper visits Lowell Glacier in Kluane National Park, Yukon, August 26, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick


Harper observing annual military exercise in the North

| The Canadian Press

The military has conducted similar exercises in the North every summer since 2007.

DiCaprio attends a 'Inception' press conference. July 21, 2010. Tokyo, Japan. Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images.

Entertainment Entertainment News National

Leonardo DiCaprio nominates Harper to do ice bucket challenge

| The Canadian Press

The prime minister has made a donation to the ALS Association. (2)

Col. Russell Williams leaves court in Belleville, Ont., Oct. 21, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette.


Ex-colonel Russell Williams settles out of court with some victims

| Michael Friscolanti, Maclean's

How much money Williams paid to settle both lawsuits will remain confidential, as per the agreement.

Justin Trudeau waits for his turn to speak at the Liberal party leadership debate in Montreal on March 23, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz


No charges in Trudeau home incident; police say it was a mistake

| The Canadian Press

Police says the intoxicated 19-year-old wandered into the wrong house by mistake.

Toronto police are investigating after Centrust Development Group allegedly left town with the buyers' deposit totalling $12 million. CITYNEWS

Local News

Police arrest lawyer in alleged North York condo scam

| Toronto staff and Amanda Ferguson

The condo developer allegedly skipped town with millions of condo buyers' down payments. Video