GTA Update

Tweets from 12:35pm EDT Tuesday September 25th 2018 to 02:35pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
A scathing report from Ontario's Coroner urges Queen's Park to step-up reform of the province's child protection system in the wake of 12 deaths of mostly Indigenous youths in residential care facilities. link 2:35pm (1 Min.)
am640
640 Toronto@am640
SUV crashes through fence with young child aboard, driver charged with impairment link 2:32pm (3 Mins.)
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
UPDATED: Audit urges Ford government to consider selling Crown corporations, like LCBO link link 2:30pm (5 Mins.)
CP24
CP24@CP24
WATCH LIVE: Reaction outside court after Bill Cosby handed jail sentence for sex assault link link 2:27pm (8 Mins.)
SimonOstler
Simon Ostler@SimonOstler
NEW: Assault charge against former Blue Jay Roberto Osuna withdrawn link 2:26pm (9 Mins.)
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Astros' Osuna has assault charge withdrawn after agreeing to peace bond – Astros' Osuna has assault charge withdrawn after agreeing to peace bond link 2:26pm
am640
640 Toronto@am640
BREAKING: Assault charge against former Blue Jay Roberto Osuna withdrawn link 2:25pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
BREAKING: Ex-Jays pitcher Osuna inks peace bond; assault charge withdrawn link 2:24pm
SimonOstler
Simon Ostler@SimonOstler
Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison for sexual assault link 2:19pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
STORY: Cosby sentenced to three to 10 years in prison for 2004 sex assault link link 2:19pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
BREAKING: Former Toronto Blue Jay Roberto Osuna has signed a peace bond and the Crown has withdrawn the assault charge against him. 2:15pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
BREAKING: Bill Cosby sentenced to 3-10 years in prison. link 2:15pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
BREAKING: Former Toronto Blue Jay Roberto Osuna has signed a peace bond and the Crown has withdrawn the assault charge against him. 2:15pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
BREAKING: Crown withdraws Blue Jays Roberto Osuna's charges. Alleged victim refused to return to Toronto for court matter, Rosie DiManno reports. link 2:15pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
BREAKING: Bill Cosby has been sentenced to 3-10 years in state prison for the 2004 sexual assault and drugging of Toronto woman Andrea Constand, The Associated Press reports. 2:14pm
NEWSTALK1010
NEWSTALK1010@NEWSTALK1010
BREAKING: Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in state prison for the sexual assault of a Toronto woman in 2004. 2:14pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
BREAKING: Crown withdraws Blue Jays Roberto Osuna's charges. Alleged victim refused to return to Toronto for court matter, Rosie DiManno reports.. link 2:14pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
BREAKING: Judge sentences Bill Cosby to 3-10 years in state prison for 2004 drugging and sexual assault of Toronto woman. link 2:13pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
BREAKING: Assault charge against former Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna have been withdrawn. Osuna will enter peace bond for a period of one-year. 2:12pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
BREAKING: The Crown has withdrawn a charge of assault against former Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna, saying that it does not have a reasonable prospect of conviction. Osuna will enter into a peace bond for a period of a year 2:11pm
stephaniesmyth
Stephanie Smyth@stephaniesmyth
BREAKING Crown no reasonable prospect of conviction if taken to trial absent testimony of complainant. Not proceeding with assault charge. @RobertoOsuna1 2:09pm
SimonOstler
Simon Ostler@SimonOstler
Canadian Andrea Constand's emotional victim-impact statement about Bill Cosby link 2:08pm
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
Ontario government discriminated against midwives on pay since 2005, human rights tribunal finds link 2:06pm
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
2pm: Cloudy 20.1C – Feels: 27C / 80.6F] – link – Wind: SSW 18km/h – Barometer: 101.6 kPa v – Vis: 19.3km – Hum: 94% #Toronto #Weather 2:06pm
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TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
.@MaRSDD and @UofT are coming together to open a new hub for tech startups on Toronto's waterfront. It's set to open in 2021. link and U of T to open new waterfront tech hub 2:05pm
OntarioWarnings
Ontario Warnings@OntarioWarnings
The Ontario gov't thanks everyone for their support and donations. If you still want to help with the tornado recovery, check the information below. link 2:03pm
TorontoHydro
Toronto Hydro@TorontoHydro
Sign up for eBills now until Oct. 31 and you could win FREE hydro for a year! Details: link link 2:03pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
A duo from Ontario is heading to Finland for the Karaoke World Championships. These are the three songs they won with: Don't You Wanna Stay – Kelly Clarkson and Jason Aldean The Elephant Love Medley – Moulin Rouge The Time of my Life – Dirty Dancing link link 2:00pm
NEWSTALK1010
NEWSTALK1010@NEWSTALK1010
This seemed to be a friendly gesture link 1:56pm
SimonOstler
Simon Ostler@SimonOstler
Tori Stafford's family says woman convicted in her murder moved from prison to healing lodge link@jacqlebel980 1:53pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
Former Blue Jays pitcher Robert Osuna arrives to Old City Hall, Tuesday afternoon. The 23-year-old was charged in May with assault in an alleged domestic incident. His lawyer says his client is remorseful over the incident but plans to plead not guilty i… link link 1:52pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Andrea Constand's impact statement: Bill Cosby 'robbed me' link 1:52pm
SimonOstler
Simon Ostler@SimonOstler
Toronto's 80th homicide victim of 2018 identified link 1:49pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Police not looking for suspects after double shooting inside Etobicoke apartment link link 1:48pm
NEWSTALK1010
NEWSTALK1010@NEWSTALK1010
Dressed in a dark suit, former Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna has arrived at Old City Hall ahead of a 2 pm court date. Osuna is charged with assault in connection with an alleged incident of domestic violence in May link 1:47pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
WATCH LIVE as it happens: Outside the courthouse ahead of Bill Cosby sentencing link link 1:45pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
Happening now: Former Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna arrives to court. Photographer @rlautens is there now. To read more: link link 1:44pm
SimonOstler
Simon Ostler@SimonOstler
Ontario government discriminated against midwives on pay since 2005, human rights tribunal finds link @kerribreen 1:43pm
stephaniesmyth
Stephanie Smyth@stephaniesmyth
Breaking – @RobertoOsuna1 in Old City Hall Court in #Toronto now to face an assault charge. Watch @CP24 for latest….we are LIVE… 1:42pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Bill Cosby accuser & Toronto native Andrea Constand walks into courtroom for the 81-year-old comedian's sentencing hearing link link 1:39pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Ohio massacre that killed eight was 'professional hit' via @HunterTOSun: link link 1:37pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
WATCH LIVE: Reaction outside court as Bill Cosby awaits sentencing link link 1:36pm
TrendsmapCanada
Trendsmap Canada@TrendsmapCanada
#thedreamstartsnow is now trending in Canada link link 1:35pm
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TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
Julie Payette "has clearly decided to put her own unique stamp on the role — and it's one that's raising serious questions about her workload, schedule and, indeed, her overall commitment to the job," the Star's Editorial Board writes. #StarEditorial link 1:35pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Baltimore, Detroit have highest U.S. homicide rates via @hunterTOSun: link link 1:31pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
100 years for Canada-U.S. customs brokerage carries weight of ongoing trade tensions link link 1:30pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
'YESSSS!': Bill Cosby, 81, declared 'sexually violent predator' link link 1:29pm
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
TRAFFIC HAZARD: #QEW Fort Erie bound ramp to Dorval #Oakville – Disabled dump truck blocking lane. ^jt 1:18pm
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
Route 55: Detour northbound via St Marks/Varsity, Crosby, Lundy, Old Dundas, Varsity, Van Stassen, Gooch, St Marks due to a gas leak. 1:17pm
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
MAYORAL DEBATE: Watch live starting at 4 p.m. ET as four Toronto mayoral candidates face off in a Global News debate. Details: link #topoli link 1:15pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
Millennials have found a novel way to rebel against their elders: They're staying married. link 1:15pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Ontario's chief coroner says a new report from his office highlights the need for changes in how the province's child welfare system handles kids in its care. READ MORE: link 1:14pm
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
Route 30: Detour via Jane St, Bloor St W and Prince Edward Dr N due to a gas leak. 1:10pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Detroit ballpark worker charged with felony over pizza-spitting video link link 1:09pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Tori Stafford's family angry after child killer sent to Saskatchewan healing lodge link link 1:08pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Toronto police say that construction crews struck a gas line near Dundas Street West and Scarlett Road. The intersection is closed while crews conduct repairs. 1:07pm
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
Tori Stafford's family says woman convicted in her murder moved from prison to healing lodge link 1:07pm
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
1pm: Cloudy 19.6C – link – Wind: S 12km/h – Barometer: 101.6 kPa v – Vis: 19.3km – Hum: 95% #Toronto #Weather 1:06pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
A 46-year-old Kingston man was killed when a tree fell on him during a day of extreme wind and thunderstorms in southern Ontario on Friday. link 1:05pm
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TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
With the new administration tackling a $15-billion deficit — this is due mostly to accounting changes it is embracing over the booking of pension assets — Bethlenfalvy stressed the Tories will not cut jobs as they rein in expenditures. link 1:05pm
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
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joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
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CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Bill Cosby 'robbed me': Andrea Constand's impact statement link link 1:02pm
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
link 1:01pm
TrendsmapCanada
Trendsmap Canada@TrendsmapCanada
#canmnt is now trending in Canada link link 1:01pm
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
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CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Glenn Gould's first piano revealed this summer by family friends link link 1:00pm
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
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680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Bill Cosby heads back into courtroom for sentencing hearing. A judge has declared the 81-year-old comedian a "sexually violent predator" link link 12:54pm
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
Victim identified after fatal shooting on Parkway Forest Drive link 12:54pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Sharon Osbourne: 'Ozzy wants to have sex all the time' link link 12:54pm
TPSOperations
Toronto Police OPS@TPSOperations
GAS LEAK: Dundas St Scarlett Rd -Construction crew struck gas line -Substantial leak -Waiting for Enbridge to arrive -Crews have now arrived -Roads to be closed for repair #GO1774521 ^dh 12:52pm
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
Most Presto card holders taking advantage of TTC's hop-on, hop-off transfer link 12:52pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
A 46-year-old Kingston man was killed when a tree fell on him during a day of extreme wind and thunderstorms in southern Ontario on Friday. link 12:50pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Police identify man shot dead outside North York community centre link link 12:48pm
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
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TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Quebec man charged from alleged domestic incident in Peterborough link link 12:45pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
President Donald Trump's speech received laughs at the UN General Assembly when he opened by saying that "in less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country." link 12:45pm
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
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TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
Route 505: Regular service has resumed at Huron St. 12:37pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Ont. coroner's report highlights need for changes to child welfare system link link 12:35pm