GTA Update

Tweets from 08:00am EST Friday February 22nd 2019 to 10:00am
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
ICYMI: A new report from the city's auditor general has found the TTC lost at least $64M to fare evasion and faulty subway gates in 2018 link link 9:57am (2 Mins.)
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
WATCH LIVE: Danforth shooting victims call for action against gun violence. link 9:57am (3 Mins.)
1236
12:36 🌯@1236
Voxplaining the origins of "#$@!%"“>@!%"”>#$@!%" link not to be confused with Canadian music magazine "!*@ style=”text-decoration:none;” target=”_new” href=”https://twitter.com/search?q="”>#" @exclaimdotca 9:54am (5 Mins.)
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
'HEARTBROKEN': Surviving members of The Monkees remember late Peter Tork link link 9:48am
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
Such a double standard. link 9:47am
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
And many more injustices. You are right. link 9:46am
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
He did receive it. And was confirmed. Rightfully so. link 9:44am
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
Emotional time for families and victims #danforthshooting #danforthterror link 9:38am
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
'Day of action' calls on province to halt upload of TTC subway link 9:35am
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
512 St Clair: No service between Oakwood Ave and St Clair W Station due to a collision. Shuttle buses are on the way. 9:35am
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
A senior Waterfront Toronto director told a hearing in Ottawa that it was known all along that Sidewalk Labs might need to go beyond redeveloping a 12-acre parcel near Parliament St. and Queens Quay and expand their vision to 350 acres in the Port Lands. link 9:35am
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
Line 2 Bloor-Danforth: Delays of up to 15 minutes westbound near Bloor-Yonge due to a fire. 9:34am
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
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joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
News conference at 10 am at the famous ?@TheDanforthMH? with victims of the July 22 shooting rampage that killed 2 young girls and wounded 13 others. This is the seventh month anniversary of that darkness link 9:30am
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Researchers at the University of Waterloo have been experimenting with artificial intelligence to log problem areas before they turn into potholes. link 9:30am
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Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Residents of another Manhattan building vote to remove 'Trump Place' name – The Washington Post – link 9:29am
CP24
CP24@CP24
China's social credit system blocked citizens from buying plane tickets more than 17 million times last year link link 9:21am
TorontoPolice
Toronto Police@TorontoPolice
0222 09:17 Mssng Man Located, Queen St East & Victoria St Area, Shahin Pirouzi, 39 link 9:18am
TorontoPolice
Toronto Police@TorontoPolice
0221 21:39 Mssng Man, Queen St East & Victoria St Area, Shahin Pirouzi, 39 link 9:18am
TorontoPolice
Toronto Police@TorontoPolice
0222 09:15 23 Division's 'Find Them Fridays', Ryan Premdath Maharaj, 41 link 9:15am
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
WATCH: The insects are dying and it's not good news link link 9:11am
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
link 9:11am
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
link 9:11am
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
Doctors used to advise hemodialysis patients end their pregnancies. But home hemodialysis lets patients do the procedure at home for longer periods of time — leading to the birth of 26 babies at TGH. link 9:05am
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
9am: Mostly Cloudy -1.0C – Feels: -4C / 24.8F] – link – Wind: WNW 8km/h – Barometer: 103.1 kPa ^ – Vis: 19.3km – Hum: 74% #Toronto #Weather 9:03am
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
Line 1: Closure for ATC signal upgrades. This weekend, there will be no service between St Clair West and Union. Shuttle buses will run throughout the weekend. 9:01am
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
The company also says it will conduct a "fleet review" of another one of its retail chains, Saks OFF 5th, which has 133 locations in the U.S. and Canada. link 9:00am
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
The company also issued two profit warnings earlier this year related to problems at a mining project and its oil and gas business. link 9:00am
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1236
12:36 🌯@1236
R.I.P. Peter Tork, who performed at Cafe on the Park at 174 Eglinton West (now a Boom breakfast restaurant) through a June weekend in 1984 link 8:58am
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
SNC-Lavalin slashes its dividend by 65 per cent, reporting a fourth-quarter loss of $1.6 billion link 8:57am
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders spoke with Roger Petersen this morning about gun violence and the Danforth shooting ahead of a press conference by the victims on the lack of action by governments when it comes to ending gun violence. WATCH: link 8:54am
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders spoke with @rogerfpetersen this morning about gun violence and the Danforth shooting ahead of a press conference by the victims on the lack of action by governments when it comes to ending gun violence. link 8:54am
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: #QEW Fort Erie bound between Bronte and Third Li #Oakville – Collision blocking 2 left lanes. ^kw 8:46am
SimonOstler
Simon Ostler@SimonOstler
Happy Friday! Make it a great day. 8:46am
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Freshii will soon sell prepared foods in some Walmart Canada locations in Ontario link link 8:42am
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
City of Toronto is under a special weather statement warning of damaging winds of up to 110 km/h on Sunday. link 8:35am
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
Here's a look at what analysts and others are keeping an eye on: link 8:35am
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
With spring less than a month away, the City of Toronto is planning to tackle potholes on Saturday — the first repair blitz of the year. link 8:34am
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Cardinals attending Pope Francis' summit on preventing clergy sex abuse called Friday for a new culture of accountability in the Catholic Church to punish bishops and religious superiors when they fail to protect their flocks from predator priests. link 8:33am
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
The city will conduct its first pothole blitz of 2019 this weekend after fluctuating weather wreaked havoc on roads and prompted complaints from drivers link link 8:33am
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
Line 2 Bloor-Danforth: Delays of up to 15 minutes westbound near Kennedy while we fix a signal problem. 8:30am
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Going hostless and shortening the show doesn't address the inherent challenges the show producers face, writes CBC flim critic Eli Glasner link 8:30am
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Frontline TTC workers are holding a silent protest today against Premier Ford's plans to take control of the subway system link link 8:29am
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CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Transit advocates, union members protest plan to upload TTC subways to province link link 8:28am
NEWSTALK1010
NEWSTALK1010@NEWSTALK1010
After another wild week in Ottawa for the Liberal government, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer joins @NEWSTALK1010 LISTEN LIVE: link 8:18am
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
73 Royal York: Detour northbound via Dixon Rd, Lawrence Ave E and Weston Rd due to a collision. 8:15am
TorontoPolice
Toronto Police@TorontoPolice
0222 08:15 14 Division's "Fugitive Friday" Mylo Barreto, 22 link 8:15am
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
I'm pretty sure I did. But either way I am not defending @JussieSmollett – just his right to due process. Hope that's okay. link 8:07am
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
That's what I thought. There are a number of defences I can think of he could bring. They may not get passed a judge or jury but I thought the system was in place just to be sure something is as it seems. link 8:06am
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Cardinals attending Pope Francis' summit on preventing clergy sex abuse called Friday for a new culture of accountability in the Catholic Church to punish bishops and religious superiors when they fail to protect their flocks from predator priests. link 8:06am
TorontoPolice
Toronto Police@TorontoPolice
0222 08:00 Med Adv, Fr, February 22, 2019, 11 Am, HQ, Med Gall, Chf …Victim Svcs To. link 8:06am
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
A fireside chat between Premier Doug Ford and U. S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft at a Washington trade conference morphed into a mutual admiration society: link 8:05am
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
Just basic rights. I agree with you on justice Kavanaugh – was off charts unfair. I was just saying that @JussieSmollett alleged crime should be heard in court and once it's all tested the police and public can comment on it. It seems to go against the fundamentals the other way link 8:04am
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
8am: Mostly Cloudy -2.5C – Feels: -6C / 21.2F] – link – Wind: WNW 9km/h – Barometer: 103.0 kPa ^ – Vis: 19.3km – Hum: 75% #Toronto #Weather 8:03am
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Feb, 22, 2019 link link 8:02am
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
Pioneer Village: Elevator out of service between bus platform and south concourse. Alternatives: link 8:02am
CP24
CP24@CP24
GTA under special weather statement ahead of 'damaging winds' on Sunday link link 8:02am
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
An Oakville company that has developed a new way of providing electricity to customers.link 8:00am