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U of T, York teaching assistants poised to strike

Teaching assistants at U of T are now on strike after rejecting tentative offer

| Mark Douglas, 680News

Picket lines are expected to start first thing Monday morning.

Twitter on iPhone

Local News

YOUR REACTION: U of T teaching assistants on strike

| Justin Piercy

Students and teaching assistants flocked to Twitter to discuss the strike action.

U of T, York teaching assistants poised to strike

Local News

Teaching assistants at U of T are now on strike after rejecting tentative offer

| Mark Douglas, 680News

Picket lines are expected to start first thing Monday morning.

Chunks of concrete lie on the road after falling from the Gardiner Expressway on Dec. 14, 2012. CITYNEWS

Local News

TIMELINE: Gardiner Expressway falling to pieces

| Justin Piercy

Photos and stories about pieces of the structure broke lose, plus the damage and delays they have caused.

Weekend Road Closure Latest Headache For Downtown Drivers

Local News

Full list of summer road closures should be available by March: Tory

| Toronto staff

Tory also provided an update on the frozen water pipes. Video

Toronto police at the scene after a man was found with a stab wound in Leaside on Feb. 26, 2015. CITYNEWS/Bert Dandy

Local News

Man found with stab wound in Leaside died of misadventure, police say

| Toronto staff

The man in his 60s was found with a stab wound to his leg at a townhouse complex.

The Toronto skyline is seen on a cold day in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS

Local News

‘Frigid arctic airmass’ on the way prompts warning for GTA

| Toronto staff

The actual temperature is expected to reach a low of -22 C on Thursday night. Video

Ghizlane Khouiy, 25 (left) and Mowava Belgrave, 25 (right) were last seen on Feb. 26, 2015. HANDOUT/Toronto police

Local News

2 separate searches in Scarborough for missing women, 25

| Toronto staff

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these two women is asked to call police.

Suspect Marilyn Ely Reid. TORONTO POLICE

Local News

Crown seeks 10-12 year sentence for woman who administered illegal buttock injections

| The Canadian Press and Toronto Staff

Marilyn Ely Reid pleaded guilty last month to eight counts of aggravated assault endangering life. Video (1)

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Business Local News

Ontario MPP wants to loosen restrictions on beer & wine sales

| John Stall

The Raise a Glass to Ontario Act is being considered at Queen's Park. Video (1)

Falling concrete from Gardiner allegedly shattered minivan windshield

Local News

Crews work on Gardiner Expressway after woman claims concrete shattered windshield

| Carl Hanstke and Toronto staff

The city has yet to determine definitively if the chunk of concrete was from the Expressway. Video

University of Toronto's Hart House. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Maclean's Magazine/Andrew Tolson.

Local News

University of Toronto teaching assistant strike averted

| Toronto staff

The union represents 6,000 TAs.

Woodrow TTC

Local News

EXCLUSIVE: Tenant complains of repair backlog for TTC-owned property

| Toronto staff

Randy Starr says he's been trying to get the TTC to fix repairs since pipes burst and flooded his home a year ago. (2)

File photo of Dr. Stanley Bernstein. DRBDIET.COM.

Health Life Local News

Formal caution to Dr. Bernstein over weight-loss advertising stands

| Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press

An appeal board dismissed a protest by Dr. Stanley Bernstein, who wanted the caution thrown out. (1)

Still image of a ISIL fighter believed to speak with a North American accent, Oct. 8, 2014. FBI/Handout

National

6 Quebecers left country in January and may have joined jihad groups: report

| The Canadian Press

Public security ministers in Quebec and Ottawa are urging families to contact authorities. (1)

Elijah, 3, died in hospital after being found in the extreme cold on Feb. 19, 2015. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service

Local News

Hundreds of mourners turn out for Elijah Marsh public visitation

| Toronto staff and The Canadian Press

The visitation is from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Vescio Funeral Home at 2080 Dufferin St. Video

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

Local News

BACKGROUNDER: Why teaching assistants might strike at York, U of T

| Toronto staff

Job security and wages are the main issues for workers.

File photo. RUBBERBALL PRODUCTIONS

Local News

Halton school board seeks donations of prom clothes

| Charlene Close and Toronto staff

Donated clothing can be dropped off at various schools before March 27. Video

A police officer secures the scene of a shooting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct.22, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

National

MPs squabble over how best to review controversial anti-terror bill

| The Canadian Press

The NDP wants 25 meetings and twice the number of witnesses. Video

A pay phone at Yonge Dundas Square on July 17, 2013. CITYNEWS.

National

CRTC sets stage for humble coin-operated phone’s orderly end

| John Ward, The Canadian Press

The commission imposed a moratorium in 2013 on completely eliminating payphone service in communities. (6)

Former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi leaves the College Park courthouse in Toronto on Jan. 8, 2015. CITYNEWS

Local News

Judicial pre-trial in Ghomeshi sex assault case set for March 27

| Toronto staff

Ghomeshi did not appear in court. Video