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Premier Wynne unveils sexual violence & harassment action plan

Wynne says new legislation will challenge social norms about sexual violence

| The Canadian Press and Toronto staff

The plan calls for stronger workplace safety legislation requiring employers to investigate and address workplace harassment. (2)

A Dalhousie University sign is seen in Halifax on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. The last dentistry student, who was suspended from Dalhousie University, returns to clinic after derogatory posts were made on facebook. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

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Last Dalhousie University dentistry student returns after suspension

| The Canadian Press

The last dentistry student suspended over derogatory posts made on Facebook returns to Dalhousie University

An OPP cruiser is shown in an undated file photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley

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4 injured in serious crash on QEW in Mississauga

| Toronto staff

Six vehicles collided in the Toronto-bound lanes, east of Winston Churchill Boulevard.

Business Report: Barack Obama’s tan suit, most expensive condo

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Obama says Canadian oil extraction is ‘extraordinarily dirty’

| The Canadian Press

The American president then spoke about what he called the catastrophic threat of climate change.

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Toronto man charged in alleged subway sex assault

| Toronto staff

Ming Hua Xiange, 50, faces two charges in sexual assault investigation.

#TheDress is used in a powerful domestic violence campaign by the Salvation Army. SOURCE:Twitter/@SalvationArmySA

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Salvation Army creates powerful domestic violence campaign with #TheDress

| Alanna Kelly

#TheDress is gaining worldwide attention once again through a domestic violence campaign by the Salvation Army (3)

Raed Jaser appears in court in Toronto on Jan. 22, 2015. CITYNEWS/Marianne Boucher

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Toronto judge begins charge to jury in alleged Via Rail terror plot trial

| The Canadian Press

Raed Jaser and Chiheb Esseghaier face several terror-related charges in the alleged plot. Video

Jacqueline House of Six Nations of the Grand River territory takes part in a rally on Parliament Hill in solidarity with missing and murdered aboriginal women in Ottawa on July 5, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

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UN committee calls for Canadian inquiry into missing, murdered aboriginal women

| The Canadian Press

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women said Canada has failed to thoroughly investigate why they are targeted. Video

A Peel Regional Police badge is shown in a Sept. 26, 2010 file photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Francis Vachon

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Man arrested after deadly hit-and-run in Mississauga

| Toronto staff

It happened just before 5:30 a.m. on Winston Churchill Boulevard south of Britannia Road.

Premier Wynne unveils sexual violence & harassment action plan

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Wynne says new legislation will challenge social norms about sexual violence

| The Canadian Press and Toronto staff

The plan calls for stronger workplace safety legislation requiring employers to investigate and address workplace harassment. Video (2)

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2 pedestrians injured in hit-and-run at York University picket line

| Diana Pereira

The two victims have minor injuries.

Emergency crews at the scene following a crash in North York on March 6, 2015. CITYNEWS/Melanie Ng

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4 people, including 3 children, struck by vehicle in North York, suffer minor injuries

| Toronto staff

Paramedics were called to Sentinel Road and Sheppard Avenue West around 8:20 a.m.

Police allege the suspect committed an indecent act on the subway. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service

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Man accused of committing indecent act on Toronto subway

| Toronto staff

It happened on an eastbound train between Broadview and Chester stations.

Construction workers are seen in the southbound tunnel from Finch West Station to Pioneer Village Station in Toronto on Dec. 10, 2014. HANDOUT/TTC

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Subway extension delayed, ‘significantly’ over budget

| Toronto staff

The TTC is expected to give an official update on the project on March 26. Video (8)

The driver of the SUV died after being struck by vehicle while changing a tire on Highway 400 at Black Creek Drive on March 6, 2015. 680NEWS/Kevin Misener

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Toronto man, 48, struck and killed while changing flat tire on Hwy. 400

| Toronto staff

The driver was sent to hospital with minor injuries. (5)

File photo of an alarm clock.

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Clocks spring forward on Sunday, spring 2 weeks away

| Jaime Pulfer and Romas Zabas

Spring officially arrives on Friday, March 20 at 6:45 p.m. (2)

A soldier, police and paramedics tend to a soldier shot at the National Memorial near Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Oct. 22, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

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RCMP releases video Ottawa shooter made before rampage

| Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press

The Mounties said Michael Zehaf Bibeau was a terrorist and they are still trying to determine if anyone collaborated with him. Video (1)

Premier Wynne won’t rule out carbon tax

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Wynne previews action plan to combat violence, harrassment against women

| The Canadian Press

Ontario's premier says victims must be better supported and aren't re-victimized.

CUPE York U strike

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York University, union representing striking TAs to resume talks

| Toronto staff

York’s last strike started in November 2008 and lasted 12 weeks.

Toronto Maple Leafs right winger Joffrey Lupul is seen celebrating a goal with Mikhail Grabovski in an undated file photo. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Elise Amendola

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Leafs legal action shows pitfalls of social media

| Alanna Kelly

A cautionary tale of how social media can result in defamation lawsuits. (1)

A Durham Regional Police Service vehicle is shown in an undated file photo. TWITTER/@DRPS

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Oshawa man accused of threatening to kill police officers

| Alanna Kelly

Thomas Helmle has been charged with uttering threats and possession of a dangerous weapon.