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Toronto Syrian restaurant shuts down citing hate messages and death threats

Toronto Syrian restaurant shuts down citing hate messages and death threats

TORONTO — Owners of a popular Toronto Syrian restaurant run by recent arrivals to Canada say they've had to close after staff began fielding hateful messages and death threats.

We'll stick to plan to cap teachers' wage increases at one per cent: Philips

TORONTO — Ontario will stick to its plan to cap public sector wage increases as it enters key contract talks with teachers, the province's finance minister said Wednesday.

Six men face 63 charges in robbery of truck with $7 million of cargo

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Six men are facing dozens of charges for allegedly robbing a delivery truck loaded with nearly $7 million of electronics in March, police west of Toronto announced Wednesday. The incident happened March 13 in Brampton, Ont.

Two teens arrested in Hamilton stabbing released without charges, police say

HAMILTON — Police say two 16-year-olds arrested in the stabbing death of a Hamilton teen have been released without charges.

Pedestrian dies in Brampton, Ont., after being struck by vehicle: police

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police west of Toronto say a pedestrian has died after being hit by a car Tuesday night. Peel Regional Police say the incident happened just after 9:30 p.m. in Brampton, Ont.

Police officer stabbed while making arrest in London, Ont.

LONDON, Ont. — Police in London, Ont., say they've charged a 34-year-old man who allegedly stabbed a police officer early Tuesday morning.
Dr. Brian Thicke, father of late actor, pleads no contest to misconduct charges

Dr. Brian Thicke, father of late actor, pleads no contest to misconduct charges

TORONTO — Two women who accused Dr. Brian Thicke of sexual abuse confronted the physician Tuesday after he was formally reprimanded for engaging in professional misconduct towards more than a dozen women over several decades.

Provincial cuts put hundreds of child-care spaces in Toronto at risk: report

TORONTO — Hundreds of affordable child-care spaces in Toronto could be put at risk next year due to funding cuts made by the provincial government, says a new report released by the city on Tuesday.

Man charged with attempted murder after woman hit by vehicle in mall parking lot

WINDSOR, Ont. — Police in Windsor, Ont., have charged a man with attempted murder after they allege he intentionally hit a woman with his vehicle.

Two teens charged with murder in stabbing outside Hamilton high school

HAMILTON — Police in Hamilton are expected to provide more information this afternoon on the stabbing death of a teenager outside a high school in the city's east end.