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Homeless community expresses safety concerns after man allegedly killed by teens IDed

Homeless community expresses safety concerns after man allegedly killed by teens IDed

TORONTO — A homeless man who died after eight teen girls allegedly attacked him in Toronto was remembered as quiet and kind on Tuesday as the case left several in the homeless community worried about their safety.

Ontario court overturns HIV murder convictions, substitutes manslaughter verdicts

TORONTO — Ontario's top court has overturned two first-degree murder convictions in the case of a man who did not disclose his HIV-positive status to sexual partners, though he remains a dangerous offender and sentenced to life.
Toronto hospital network says systems restored, outage not a cyberattack

Toronto hospital network says systems restored, outage not a cyberattack

TORONTO — A major Toronto hospital network said it had restored "virtually all" its digital systems Tuesday morning, attributing the outage to internal issues, not an outside cyberattack.
Toronto hospital network issues 'code grey' as digital systems go down

Toronto hospital network issues 'code grey' as digital systems go down

TORONTO — A major Toronto hospital network said its digital systems went down on Monday and it was working to investigate what was causing the outage.
Toronto police board approves proposed $48-million funding increase despite criticism

Toronto police board approves proposed $48-million funding increase despite criticism

TORONTO — A proposal to increase Toronto's police budget by nearly $50 million was passed unanimously by the force's board on Monday, despite outcry from critics who said the money would be better invested in underfunded community services.
Ontario Liberals set to consult on new leadership process

Ontario Liberals set to consult on new leadership process

TORONTO — The Ontario Liberals are in no rush to select a new leader, with the party's executive council set to start consultations on changing the leadership process itself, as recommended in a report on the "devastating" 2022 election loss.
'I miss you': Friends remember children killed in Hamilton house fire

'I miss you': Friends remember children killed in Hamilton house fire

TORONTO — Brandy Rennick's seven-year-old son took a small stuffed toy to school on Monday to place on the chair beside him, where his friend Khaleesi used to sit.
OPP warn of 'potentially fatal' opioid strain in central Ontario after four deaths

OPP warn of 'potentially fatal' opioid strain in central Ontario after four deaths

ORILLIA, Ont. — The Ontario Provincial Police are warning the public after four people in central Ontario recently died from suspected opioid overdoses.

Encampment fire at Toronto cell tower leaves one dead: police, fire officials

TORONTO — A fire at an encampment for homeless residents in Toronto's west end left one person dead early Saturday morning, police and fire officials said. Toronto Police Const.
Cold and flu medication shortage across Canada is a 'wake-up call,' pharmacists say

Cold and flu medication shortage across Canada is a 'wake-up call,' pharmacists say

TORONTO — Around Christmastime, Wendle Beaton was trying to find cold medication for her adult son in Brampton, Ont.