GTA Update

Tweets from 07:02am EST Wednesday November 20th 2019 to 09:02am
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
It's called 'phone porting' or 'SIM swapping' and if a scammer can pull it off, they can get their hands on every piece of data your smartphone has access to. So how can police stop it? And what can you do? @RiteshKotak explains on @thebigstoryfpn. link 9:01am (1 Min.)
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
On @thebigstoryfpn: Imagine your phone stops working, so you try calling your own number, and someone else answers. They've got your phone, and all your data. And they want a ransom. What do you do? @RiteshKotak takes us inside the world of phone porting. link 9:01am (2 Mins.)
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Artwork by Emily Carr, Joan Mitchell and a solid contingent of female artists takes the spotlight at auction in Toronto. link 9:00am (2 Mins.)
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Lowe's to close 34 stores in Canada early next year, businesses worry about the impact of the strike at CN Rail, and other business news with @eppman link 8:58am (4 Mins.)
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
Say goodbye to boxes, discs, and even downloads with these new game-changing tech innovations. Expert Kris Abel joins @JennValentyne and @LiemVu on #GlobalNewsMorning with the latest. link 8:57am (6 Mins.)
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
17 Birchmount: Regular service has resumed northbound at 14th Ave. 8:56am (6 Mins.)
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: #Hwy403 EB approaching Hurontario #Mississauga: HOV and left lane blocked. #OPP to attend, @MississaugaFES and @Peel_Paramedics on scene. ^aw link 8:56am (7 Mins.)
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Investigators said a vehicle heading in the wrong direction collided with a transport truck. link 8:55am (8 Mins.)
CP24
CP24@CP24
Police: Missouri mom removed daughter from nursing home, killed her link link 8:55am (8 Mins.)
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
SUN EDITORIAL: Are poverty reduction programs working? link #topoli link 8:54am (9 Mins.)
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Annual pace of inflation held steady at 1.9% in October link link 8:51am
TO_DVP
Don Valley Parkway@TO_DVP
#TrafficAlertTO: I62289 CLEARED: DON VALLEY PKWY NB At LAWRENCE W DON VALLEY PKWY N RAMP 8:47am
TO_DVP
Don Valley Parkway@TO_DVP
#TrafficAlertTO: I62289 UPDATE: DON VALLEY PKWY NB At LAWRENCE W DON VALLEY PKWY N RAMP: Right shoulder blocked due to a disabled truck. (2019/11/20 08:46 AM). 8:46am
TO_DVP
Don Valley Parkway@TO_DVP
#TrafficAlertTO: I62289 DON VALLEY PKWY NB At LAWRENCE W DON VALLEY PKWY N RAMP: Right shoulder blocked due to a disabled truck. (2019/11/20 08:46 AM). 8:46am
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
From Lowes upon purchase of Rona: "Lowe's made certain key commitments in Canada including: continuing RONA's employment of the vast majority of its current employees and maintaining key executives from RONA's strong leadership team" link 8:46am
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
116 Morningside: Regular service has resumed at Milner Ave. 8:45am
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Lowe's is closing 34 'underperforming' stores in Canada, including 26 Ronas link 8:44am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Police: Missouri mom removed daughter from nursing home, killed her link link 8:42am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Son of former German president stabbed to death in Berlin link link 8:41am
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
From @simmonssteve: #GreyCup an almost-family affair for Bombers and Ticats. link link 8:40am
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Andrew Scheer not on published list of former U.S. citizens link 8:37am
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
504B King: Regular service has resumed westbound at Queen St W. 8:36am
TorontoStar
Toronto Star@TorontoStar
Via Rail's proposed new high frequency passenger rail link between Toronto and Quebec City is igniting debate over whether new train control safety systems required in other countries should be mandated here. link 8:35am
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: #Hwy401 WB collectors approaching Markham Rd: Two right lanes blocked. @Toronto_Fire and @TorontoMedics on scene, #OPP to attend. ^aw link 8:34am
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Trump advisory board member: Women should strive to be "handmaidens," stay out of the workplace link 8:32am
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LateNightCam
Tony Smyth@LateNightCam
Only governments can solve the Canadian illicit pot crisis: Don Pittis link link 8:30am
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
"It's literally life or death, what is at stake here," says fifth year computer science student Shahin Imtiaz. link 8:30am
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
A complaint was filed against Trustee Will Davies after he referred to McCrimmon Middle School as "McCriminal." link 8:28am
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
From @FraserInstitute's @jakefuss_ and Tegan Hill: Canadians will pay for Trudeau government's red ink. link #cdnpoli link 8:27am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Police: Missouri mom removed daughter from nursing home, killed her link link 8:25am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Virginia man accused of spiking ex-girlfriend's tea with meth link link 8:24am
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
116 Morningside: Detour northbound via Milner Ave, Grand Marshall Dr and Sheppard Ave E due to malfunctioning traffic lights. 8:21am
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
SIU probing death of man hit with Taser in Mississauga link link 8:21am
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
An area in front of a home on Runningbrook Drive has been taped off by police. link 8:21am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Israel heads toward unprecedented 3rd election within a year link link 8:19am
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Hitler's Birthplace in Austria to Become a Police Station link 8:18am
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
COLANGELO: Patients will regret proposed legislation on OHIP billing link #onpoli link 8:17am
CP24
CP24@CP24
UPDATED: Man dead after being Tasered by police in Mississauga this morning. Province's police watchdog investigating. link link 8:16am
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Racist Manifesto Lands on Syracuse Students' Phones, Deepening Crisis link 8:16am
TorontoStar
Toronto Star@TorontoStar
Lowe's Companies Inc. says it will close 34 underperforming stores across six provinces as part of a restructuring of its Canadian business. link 8:15am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Lowe's says they will close 34 underperforming stores across six provinces link link 8:13am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Pope arrives in Thailand to encourage Catholic minority link link 8:12am
1236
12:36 ?@1236
express dash checkout question mark campaignid equal sign weekly dash mtm dash promo dash low period link 8:11am
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
8am: Mist 3.1C – – Wind: WSW 7km/h – Barometer: 101.9 kPa ^ – Vis: 8.1km – Hum: 91% #Toronto #Weather 8:10am
SimonOstler
Simon Ostler@SimonOstler
Wrong-way driver dies after vehicle crashes into transport truck on Hwy. 406 near St. Catharines @gabbyrodriguess link @OPP_HSD 8:10am
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Even Republicans' preferred witnesses are implicating Trump – The Washington Post – link 8:09am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Seoul faces major decision over military pact with Tokyo link link 8:09am
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
From @sunlornegunter: The two-tier health-care questions come to the courts link #cdnpoli link 8:06am
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
17 Birchmount: Detour northbound via McNabb St, Gough Rd, Crown Steel Dr and Royal Crest Crt due to a collision. 8:05am
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
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TorontoStar
Toronto Star@TorontoStar
Marching orders to focus on climate change and economic relief for the middle class means Trudeau's revised team of cabinet ministers will feature prominent new roles for veterans, and a shuffling for others representing key regions. link 8:05am
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Study shows that 'extraordinary' level of exercise does not damage the heart – The Washington Post – link 8:03am
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Why women should sit like men – The Washington Post – link 8:02am
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CP24
CP24@CP24
Man stabbed to death aboard San Francisco area train link link 8:01am
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
The new front bench will be larger in size than the last 34-member cabinet. link 8:00am
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
8am: Mostly Cloudy 2.8C – – Wind: WNW 6km/h – Barometer: 101.8 kPa ^ – Vis: 16.1km – Hum: 91% #Toronto #Weather 8:00am
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
THE ART OF EXCESS: OLG boss Stephen Rigby sets the tone for out-of-control spending. link Via @brianlilley. #onpoli link 7:59am
SIUOntario
SIU investigating death of man in Mississauga following interaction with police on Runningbrook Drive. SIU spokesperson en route to scene. 7:58am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Pope arrives in Thailand to encourage Catholic minority link link 7:56am
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
ITHACA IMPRESSES: Small N.Y. college town packs wallop link #visitithaca link 7:55am
1236
12:36 ?@1236
big page 2 correction in the 'Toronto Sun' link 7:55am
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
504B King: Detour westbound via Queen St W and Parliament St due to a track problem. 7:51am
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
501 Queen: Regular service has resumed westbound at Queen and King. 7:50am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Sondland faces tough questions about Trump, Ukraine link link 7:43am
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Make a date with the Milk Calendar link link 7:37am
TorontoStar
Toronto Star@TorontoStar
The snowstorm that caught many people off-guard last week also marked an early start to grass-gouging season by sidewalk plows. Just remember — it's city property. link 7:35am
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CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
The circumstances surrounding the crash are still under investigation. link 7:32am
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
CLEARED: ROAD CLOSURE: #Hwy406 SB at Beaverdams #Thorold: Roadway REOPENED. ^aw 7:31am
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
A new heritage plaque in Leslieville honours some of the neighbourhood's earliest black residents — many of whom took the Underground Railroad to escape slavery in the U.S. link 7:30am
JeremyCohnTV
Jeremy Cohn@JeremyCohnTV
Overnight I saw a person's body hanging from a bridge, over a busy Mississauga road. As we near the holiday season, it's sad to see suicides increase. While first responders worked the scene I was at, @HaltonPolice were busy in Burlington, saving a man from jumping onto the QEW. 7:27am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Greece announces major overhaul of migrant camp system link link 7:27am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Sri Lankan PM to step down, clearing way for new president link link 7:22am
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
The closures, which will take place in January and February, include 26 Rona stores, six Lowe's and two Rona-Depot locations. link 7:19am
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Lowe's Canada says it will be closing 34 "underperforming" stores across the country early next year. link 7:17am
CP24
CP24@CP24
US military drone strike kills senior al-Shabab official link link 7:17am
SimonOstler
Simon Ostler@SimonOstler
'That's a joke': Ontario man reacts as driver faces $2,000 fine in near-fatal collision link 7:15am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Fleury makes amazing save to hold off Leafs for 450th win link link 7:14am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Cat found in New Mexico after going missing in Oregon link link 7:13am
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
501 Queen , 504 King: Detour westbound via Broadview Ave, Dundas St E and Parliament St due to a track problem. 7:13am
NEWSTALK1010
NEWSTALK1010@NEWSTALK1010
Your Wednesday weather: Today: Mainly cloudy. High 6 Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low -2 Tomorrow: Increasing cloud, afternoon rain. High 6 Friday: Mix of sun and cloud, risk of flurries. High 5 Saturday: Mainly sunny. High 4 Sunday: Mix of sun and cloud, wet flurries. High 4 7:11am
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
7am: Mostly Cloudy 2.8C – – Wind: WNW 6km/h – Barometer: 101.8 kPa ^ – Vis: 16.1km – Hum: 91% #Toronto #Weather 7:10am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Unpredictable Sondland faces questions about Trump, Ukraine link link 7:06am
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: #Hwy401 WB collectors after Brimley: Left lane blocked. #OPP to attend. @Toronto_Fire on scene. ^aw link 7:05am