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Toronto adding more police on public transit following violence and budget criticism

Toronto adding more police on public transit following violence and budget criticism

Toronto police are increasing their presence on city transit in light of recent violence, the force's chief said Thursday, despite criticism that more officers would not address deteriorating social conditions that could be at the root of the situation
Southern Ontario digs out after winter storm that brought significant snow

Southern Ontario digs out after winter storm that brought significant snow

Much of southern Ontario dug out from a major winter storm on Thursday as the weather system moved on to the easternmost parts of the province, bringing heavy snow to some areas.
Ontario through worst of respiratory virus season, chief medical officer says

Ontario through worst of respiratory virus season, chief medical officer says

TORONTO — Ontario is through the worst of the respiratory virus season, with the three major viral threats on the decline, though a more transmissible variant of COVID-19 may lead to a "smaller" spring wave, the province's top doctor said Thursday.
Tips to stay safe on Toronto's transit system in light of recent violence

Tips to stay safe on Toronto's transit system in light of recent violence

Toronto's transit system has seen a series of violent attacks in recent days, with political, police and transit leaders vowing to make the system safer.
Flights cancelled in Toronto, dozens of crashes reported as winter storm hits Ontario

Flights cancelled in Toronto, dozens of crashes reported as winter storm hits Ontario

TORONTO — A massive snowstorm cut across southern Ontario and parts of the U.S. Wednesday, leading to hundreds of cancelled flights at Canada's largest airport and dozens of crashes across the region.
Teenager stabbed on Toronto bus in fourth case of transit violence in five days

Teenager stabbed on Toronto bus in fourth case of transit violence in five days

TORONTO — A teenage boy was left with serious injuries after a stabbing on a public transit bus in Toronto's west end, police said Wednesday, marking the fourth case of violence in five days on the city's transit system.

Toronto woman charged with attempted murder after downtown streetcar stabbing

TORONTO — A Toronto woman has been charged with attempted murder and other offences after a stabbing on a city streetcar left another woman with injuries to her head and face. Toronto police say officers were called around 2 p.m.
Transit union calls for national task force as violent attacks reach 'crisis level'

Transit union calls for national task force as violent attacks reach 'crisis level'

TORONTO — The president of a Canadian transit union wants to convene a national task force as violent attacks on public transit reach what he calls "crisis levels".

Ontario expands virtual mental health counselling for youth

WHITBY, Ont. — Ontario is putting $4.75 million toward expanding a virtual walk-in counselling program for children and youth to access mental health services.
Toronto mayor calls for national summit to tackle mental health crisis

Toronto mayor calls for national summit to tackle mental health crisis

Toronto Mayor John Tory is calling for a national summit to address what he calls Canada's mental health crisis.