GTA Update

Tweets from 04:45am EST Tuesday February 19th 2019 to 07:45am
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
link 7:45am (1 Min.)
CP24
CP24@CP24
City of Brampton to hold vigil for 11-year-old Riya Rajkumar on Tuesday night link link 7:44am (1 Min.)
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
Weather Alert: Toronto's medical officer of health has terminated the Extreme Cold Weather Alert as of noon today. 7:43am (2 Mins.)
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
link 7:43am (3 Mins.)
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
link 7:42am (3 Mins.)
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
link 7:41am (4 Mins.)
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Scientist who popularized term "global warming" dies at 87 link 7:40am (5 Mins.)
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Toronto's Medical Officer of Health has terminated the Extreme Cold Weather Alert as of noon today 7:39am (6 Mins.)
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
#EXCLUSIVE: Ford gov't poised to take major step in creating health super agency this week, documents show, @ColinDMello has the details link link 7:37am (9 Mins.)
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
Researchers hope the survey will fill a vacuum of knowledge about workplace culture and its impact on individual officers: men, women, LGBTQ officers, those from Black and Indigenous backgrounds, and cops living with mental health problems, to name a few. link 7:35am
CP24
CP24@CP24
JUST IN: An extreme cold weather alert previously issued by Toronto's medical officer of health will end at noon today. 7:33am
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Good morning! Our front page story for today: Gerald Butts resigns, what's next for the PM? #canpoli link link 7:33am
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Ontario legislature returns today link link 7:32am
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
A ski accident has left a London father dead and his family in need link 7:32am
am640
640 Toronto@am640
JUST IN: Toronto's Medical Officer of Health has terminated the Extreme Cold Weather Alert as of noon today. 7:32am
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
504 King: Delays of up to 15 minutes near Langley Ave due to a blocked track. 7:31am
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
Peel Regional Police are investigating after shots were fired at a home in Mississauga overnight. link 7:30am
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
7am: Light Snowshower -10.9C – Feels: -16C / 3.2F] – link – Wind: WSW 9km/h – Barometer: 103.7 kPa ^ – Vis: 19.3km – Hum: 69% #Toronto #Weather 7:27am
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
BREAKING Chanel says its iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died. link 7:23am
CP24
CP24@CP24
BREAKING: Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85, Chanel says link link 7:20am
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Lagerfeld started his fashion career in 1955 as an assistant to Pierre Balmain. link 7:19am
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TrendsmapCanada
Trendsmap Canada@TrendsmapCanada
#loona_butterfly is now trending in Canada link link 7:11am
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
Line 1 Yonge-University: No service between York Mills and Bloor-Yonge due to a fire. 7:06am
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
BREAKING: Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died in Paris at the age of 85, French media is reporting. link 7:06am
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: Hwy 7-8 EB at Courtland Ave #Kitchener: Middle lane blocked. #OPP to attend. ^aw 7:05am
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
ASK AMY: Teen wonders how to stop friends from using N-word link link 7:05am
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
Mayor Tory has wasted no time contacting Amazon to say the GTA still welcomes the company, but on the same condition that Toronto can't justify taxpayer subsidization of expansion plans of an $800-billion company, writes business columnist David Olive. link 7:05am
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
7am: Mostly Cloudy -11.1C – Feels: -17C / 1.4F] – link – Wind: WSW 11km/h – Barometer: 103.7 kPa ^ – Vis: 24.1km – Hum: 69% #Toronto #Weather 7:03am
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: #Hwy427 SB south of Hwy 7: Middle lane blocked. #OPP, @VaughanFire and @YorkParamedics to attend. ^aw 7:02am
NEWSTALK1010
NEWSTALK1010@NEWSTALK1010
BREAKING: Bernie Sanders has announced that he is running for president in 2020. 6:58am
am640
640 Toronto@am640
A sun/cloud mix expected today with a high of -4?. Clear tonight, with a low of -11?. Cloudy tomorrow, with periods of light snow in the afternoon, freezing rain/rain in the evening, windy and -1?. link 6:57am
NEWSTALK1010
NEWSTALK1010@NEWSTALK1010
BREAKING: Several European media outlets are reporting that fashion icon, Karl Lagerfeld, has died. He was 85-years-old. Lagerfeld was one of the most recognized designers in the world, perhaps best known as the creative director of Chanel. 6:54am
CP24
CP24@CP24
MORE: Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020 link link 6:53am
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
BREAKING Bernie Sanders, whose 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, has announced that he is running for U.S. president in 2020. link 6:53am
CP24
CP24@CP24
JUST IN: Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has announced he will seek the Democratic nomination to run for U.S. president in 2020. 6:49am
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
BREAKING: Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020 6:48am
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
6am: Mostly Cloudy -11.0C – Feels: -17C / 1.4F] – link – Wind: WSW 13km/h – Barometer: 103.7 kPa ^ – Vis: 24.1km – Hum: 68% #Toronto #Weather 6:48am
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
BREAKING: Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020 6:48am
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
No injuries after shots fired at Mississauga home link link 6:45am
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CP24
CP24@CP24
Police investigating after shots fired at Mississauga home link link 6:43am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Fashion designer Lagerfeld 'dead at 85' link 6:42am
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
A vigil will be held in Brampton today for the 11-year-old girl who was killed on her Valentine's Day birthday. link 6:42am
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Members of Brampton city council say they organized the candlelight memorial for 11-year-old Riya Rajkumar to give the city the chance to come together to mourn her death. link 6:40am
CP24
CP24@CP24
China, Iran meet amid efforts to preserve nuclear deal link link 6:40am
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
A vigil will be held in Brampton today for the 11-year-old girl who was killed on her Valentine's Day birthday. link 6:37am
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
One member of the #UnitedWeRoll Convoy set to demonstrate in Ottawa today says hatred for Trudeau is "getting in the way of everything." link ?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=SocialMedia&utm_campaign=630am&utm_campaign_id=NationalNews&utm_content=ConvoyLoathing 6:35am
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
Ontario government is expected to outline its plan to drastically overhaul the Police Services Act today link 6:33am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Honda to shut plant in Britain, imperiling 3,500 jobs link link 6:32am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Haitians seek water, food as businesses reopen after protest link link 6:29am
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
A vigil will be held in Brampton today for the 11-year-old girl who was killed on her Valentine's Day birthday. link 6:27am
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
Ontario's legislature resumes today with the Progressive Conservative government expected to tackle several issues this session, including changes to policing oversight. link 6:26am
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Members of Brampton city council say they organized the candlelight memorial for 11-year-old Riya Rajkumar to give the city the chance to come together to mourn her death. link 6:25am
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am640
640 Toronto@am640
"I hear you got a new game show for us" – @drex "Yes, it's called Survivor Ottawa… The Liberal tribe has spoken." – Clark, Didsbury, AB #TheShiftWithDrex Daily Podcast LISTEN: link 6:09am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Google explains how it is fighting fake news link via @engadget 6:08am
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Freezing rain could hit the GTA Wednesday night as temperature set to soar link link 6:07am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Jussie Smollett's 'Empire' Role Slashed in Wake Of 'Attack' Scandal via @TMZ link 6:06am
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
From a highbrow music biopic with the backing of a full orchestra, to one of the craziest cult movies ever made, there's something for everyone in Toronto this week. Check it out: link 6:05am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Vancouver Granville community leaders voice support for MP Jody Wilson-Raybould link link 6:04am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Venezuela's Maduro to throw concert rivaling Richard Branson (from @AP) link 6:04am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
I owe how much? Americans shocked by impact of new tax law (from @AP) link 6:03am
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
6am: Light Snow -12.1C – Feels: -15C / 5F] – link – Wind: WSW 4km/h – Barometer: 103.7 kPa ^ – Vis: 24.1km – Hum: 69% #Toronto #Weather 6:03am
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
TRAFFIC HAZARD: #Hwy401 WB Express before Keele – Disabled vehicle blocking middle lane ^jp 6:02am
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Adults with disabilities need to earn minimum wage for sense of 'belonging,' parents say link link 6:02am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Roger Stone apologizes to judge for Instagram post about her (from @AP) link 6:01am
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
TRAFFIC HAZARD: #Hwy400 SB before King Rd – Disabled vehicle blocking right lane ^jp 6:01am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein to step down in March: official link 6:00am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Honda UK plant closure not related to Brexit: Europe boss link 5:59am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Suicide bomber who killed 27 members of Iran's Guards was Pakistani: Guards commander link 5:57am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Ontario legislature returns after winter break, policing legislation expected link link 5:57am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
WTO warns of global trade slowdown as indicator hits nine-year low link 5:56am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Payless ShoeSource seeks bankruptcy protection again link 5:56am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Islamic State steps up guerrilla attacks in Syria: SDF link 5:55am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Global shares slip from four-month high, Swedish crown slumps link 5:55am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
New round of U.S.-China trade talks to begin in Washington on Tuesday link 5:54am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Two hundred families trapped by Islamic State in Syria: U.N. rights chief link 5:54am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Cultured lab meat may make climate change worse link 5:54am
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
Significant changes expected this week for Ontario police watchdog | Toronto Sun. And it's Rob Jamieson and not Ron. Sorry Rob. Spellcheck I think link 5:54am
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Opposition members want to call at least nine witnesses, including Butts, other top Trudeau aides and Wilson-Raybould, but Liberals on the committee have so far used their majority to keep the witness list to three. link 5:53am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Fast fashion: 'Penny on a garment' to drive clothes recycling link 5:53am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Gene therapy first to 'halt' most common cause of blindness…AMD link 5:52am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Zara advert gets China asking: Are freckles beautiful? link 5:51am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
India-Pakistan crisis: Saudi Arabia aims to de-escalate tensions link 5:50am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Islamic State group: Could it rebound from caliphate defeat? link 5:46am
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Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Sepsis: New rapid test 'could save thousands of lives' link 5:43am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
SeaWorld rescue: Firefighters rescue 16 people from San Diego ride link 5:42am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Pulwama attack: Pakistan warns India against military action link 5:41am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
P.E.I. appeal court overturns jailing of drug trafficker, 20, who was taken from Cree parents at birth, via @NationalPost link 5:39am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Photographs of Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan on his travels cost taxpayers $161,000, via @NationalPost link 5:37am
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
5am: Light Snow -12.5C – Feels: -15C / 5F] – link – Wind: WNW 4km/h – Barometer: 103.6 kPa ^ – Vis: 24.1km – Hum: 69% #Toronto #Weather 5:36am
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Before MPs left for a week in their ridings, Jody Wilson-Raybould was veterans affairs minister and Gerald Butts was Trudeau's principal secretary, his closest adviser. link 5:34am
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Special weather statement from Environment Canada in effect for Toronto, much of southern Ontario. Snow expected Wednesday afternoon, followed by freezing rain. 5:32am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Brampton council to hold candlelight vigil to remember Riya Rajkumar, 11 link link 5:32am
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Legislation is expected before the end of the month to create a health "super agency," moving local health integration networks, Cancer Care Ontario, eHealth Ontario under one umbrella. link 5:32am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
How a new research hub could lead to an aerospace 'renaissance' at Downsview Park link link 5:32am
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
The government will also set the stage for its first budget with a stated goal of slashing a $13.5-billion deficit and providing a picture of how Ontario can get back into the black. link 5:31am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Tennis great Martina Navratilova criticized for comments on transgender athletes link link 5:31am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Pro-pipeline protest convoy approaches Ottawa after rolling across country link link 5:30am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
'That is so sick': Sex charges in Canada against fugitive French priest stayed link link 5:30am
CP24
CP24@CP24
#WEATHER: A special weather statement is in effect for Toronto and most of southern Ontario. Snow expected Wednesday afternoon, followed by freezing rain Wednesday night, Environment Canada says. 5:28am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Study says oilsands assessments marred by weak science — 'It doesn't make any sense' link 5:27am
CP24
CP24@CP24
Peel police investigating after shots fired toward a family home on Pinewood Trail, near Huronatrio Street in Mississauga overnight. 5:25am
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Anonymous nationwide officer survey aims to uncover 'snapshot' of police culture in Canada link 5:24am
CP24
CP24@CP24
#WEATHER: Current temperature is -13 C, but feels like -18 with wind chill. A high of -4 C expected today, but it will feel more like -20 in the morning and -9 in the afternoon with the wind chill. 5:20am
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wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
[LOW PRIORITY] SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT Issued for Toronto [Updated: Feb 19th 05:07 EST] link 5:12am
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
How a new research hub could lead to an aerospace 'renaissance' at Downsview Park link link 5:07am
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
According to a specialist in Chinese military innovation and defence science, there are indeed reasons to be concerned about the risk of Chinese companies such as telecom giant Huawei operating in service of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) interest. link 5:05am
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
5am: Mostly Cloudy -13.1C – Feels: -18C / -0.4F] – link – Wind: W 7km/h – Barometer: 103.6 kPa ^ – Vis: 24.1km – Hum: 69% #Toronto #Weather 5:03am