GTA Update

Tweets from 08:00pm EDT Monday April 23rd 2018 to 11:00pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Maple Leafs force Game 7 with 3-1 win over Bruins link link 10:58pm (2 Mins.)
TrendsmapCanada
Trendsmap Canada@TrendsmapCanada
X-Joe Bowen, @bonsietweets is now trending in Canada link link 10:57pm (3 Mins.)
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Nana Agyeman-Badu, who was dropping a passenger in the area, saw the van approach and wondered what the driver was doing. He thought to himself that perhaps the driver was making a delivery, but then the van kept coming. The van, he said, just kept "going and going and going." link 10:56pm (4 Mins.)
am640
640 Toronto@am640
WATCH LIVE: Global News has the latest on an attack in Toronto's north end that left 10 people dead and 15 injured. link 10:54pm (6 Mins.)
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
This week's The Way We Were from Mike Filey: Well-travelled steamer Chicora called Toronto her home port link link 10:54pm (6 Mins.)
TrendsmapCanada
Trendsmap Canada@TrendsmapCanada
#hatewillneverwin is now trending in Canada link link 10:53pm (7 Mins.)
TTCnotices
Official TTC Tweets@TTCnotices
REMINDER: Trains on Line 1 continue to bypass North York Centre Station due to an ongoing police investigation #TTC 10:53pm (7 Mins.)
JeremyGlobalTV
Jeremy Cohn@JeremyGlobalTV
The #Toronto sign at Nathan Phillips Square is colourless tonight as our city pays respect to the 10 people who died, and all of those who remain in hospital. #TorontoStrong link 10:47pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
UPDATED: 'Nobody's seen anything like this': 10 dead, 15 injured in north Toronto van ramming attack link link 10:46pm
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: #Hwy401 WB at Rougemount #Pickering – 2 left lanes blocked, emergency services on scene. ^jt 10:43pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
From @larryelder: It's rich to tell an ex-Clinton aide that Donald Trump's 'morally unfit.' link link 10:43pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
"The incidents that happened on the street are horrendous but they appear to not be connected in anyway to national security," said Ralph Goodale, minister of public safety. link 10:35pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Amir Bahmeyeh, a police foundation student, saw it happen. "I just came out from the subway station … and I saw, like, the crazy van, rental van, hitting the people," he said. "I saw an old man going up and going down," he said. He said the van plowed into people, one by one. link 10:30pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
'Nobody's seen anything like this': 10 dead, 15 injured in north Toronto van ramming attack link link 10:30pm
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OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: #Hwy410 NB before Bovaird – #Brampton – Single vehicle, emergency services on scene. ^jt 10:28pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
George H.W. Bush hospitalized with blood infection days after wife's death. link link 10:28pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
If you are worried about loved ones that may have been injured in the Yonge and Finch area today, contact Sunnybrook Family Info and Support Centre. link 10:26pm
jamesontheradio
James Moore@jamesontheradio
#Toronto needed something to cheer about today and credit to the Leafs because they delivered. ??? link 10:25pm
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
TRAFFIC HAZARD: #Hwy401 WB at Hwy8 #Kitchener – Debris across lanes. MTO advised. ^jt 10:19pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Photos from scene of deadly van attack in North York link link 10:19pm
TorontoPolice
Toronto Police@TorontoPolice
Witnesses sought to Yonge-Finch investigation~Read Toronto Police Service website update on Yonge Finch link Contact police on dedicated line: 416-808-8750 or anonymous Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477 ^sm link 10:19pm
TrendsmapCanada
Trendsmap Canada@TrendsmapCanada
Lisa Adams, @lalisa1973 is now trending in Canada link link 10:18pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Gritty Maple Leafs force series to seventh game in Boston link link 10:17pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
A memorial near the scene of the van attack that killed 9 and injured 16 at Yonge and Finch has popped up. READ MORE: link link 10:15pm
NEWSTALK1010
NEWSTALK1010@NEWSTALK1010
Toronto Maple Leafs force a Game 7 with a 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins. 10:14pm
TrendsmapCanada
Trendsmap Canada@TrendsmapCanada
#game7 is now trending in Canada link link 10:12pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Leafs give Toronto an emotional win, force Game 7 with Bruins link link 10:10pm
TPSOperations
Toronto Police OPS@TPSOperations
SOUND OF GUNSHOTS: Kennedy Rd Collingwood St -Multiple shots heard -No injuries reported -Officers en route #GO729060 ^dh 10:09pm
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
10pm: Mostly Cloudy 12.6C – link – Wind: NE 6km/h – Barometer: 102.4 kPa v – Vis: 24.1km – Hum: 24% #Toronto #Weather 10:09pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Guest column from @SevaunP: Changing gears to hire young people. link #cdnpoli link 10:06pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
We are often described as a cold-shoulder city where neighbours are strangers. But we are bonded in blood and tragedy now, as perhaps never before, writes @RDiManno #yongeandfinch link 10:05pm
JeremyGlobalTV
Jeremy Cohn@JeremyGlobalTV
Yonge Street: Tow truck operator is in the process of removing the Ryder van involved in today's incident. The vehicle will be followed by police escort. link 10:02pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
BREAKING: Maple Leafs force Game 7, beat the Bruins 3-1. link 10:01pm
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OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: #Hwy401 EB Collectors at Markham – Single vehicle, emergency services attending. ^jt 9:59pm
TTCnotices
Official TTC Tweets@TTCnotices
REMINDER: Trains on Line 1 continue to bypass North York Centre Station due to an ongoing police investigation. #TTC 9:57pm
am640
640 Toronto@am640
JUST IN: The Maple Leafs win Game 6 against the Bruins 3-1 in Toronto. The deciding game will be played on Wednesday in Boston. 9:56pm
TrendsmapCanada
Trendsmap Canada@TrendsmapCanada
#torontoterrorattack is now trending in Canada link link 9:54pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
From @lizbraunsun: The more I learn about people, the more I love my dog. link link 9:54pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
BREAKING: Maple Leafs defeat Bruins to force Game 7. link 9:54pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Toronto Maple Leafs force Game 7 against Boston Bruins with 3-1 win in Game 6. 9:54pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
JUST IN: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Boston Bruins 3-1 in Game 6. Playoff series is now tied 3-3 and Game 7 is scheduled for Wednesday night. 9:54pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
BREAKING: Toronto @MapleLeafs force Game 7 with 3-1 victory over Boston @NHLBruins. Full story to come. 9:53pm
TTCnotices
Official TTC Tweets@TTCnotices
506 Carlton service holding eastbound at College and Yonge due to a police investigation on board a streetcar. #TTC 9:52pm
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: #Hwy401 WB Collectors at Warden – 2 vehicles, debris across lanes. ^jt 9:51pm
TrendsmapCanada
Trendsmap Canada@TrendsmapCanada
#venom is now trending in Canada link link 9:51pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Toronto police barricading intersections from Simcoe to York, south of Front. The Maple Leafs game will be ending shortly and crowd will be leaving the Air Canada Centre. Security was tightened at tonight's game after the van attack: link link 9:51pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Global Affairs Canada is investigating the death of a Canadian man in Peru after disturbing reports surfaced that he was allegedly lynched to death by locals in the Amazon rainforest. @meldug reports. link link 9:46pm
JeremyGlobalTV
Jeremy Cohn@JeremyGlobalTV
A look at Yonge Street – still surreal to see such a busy area of our city basically deserted of vehicular and pedestrian traffic. #TorontoAttack link 9:46pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Shell casings located after sounds of gunshots reported in area of Etobicoke's Gihon Spring Park, Toronto police said. No injuries have been reported. 9:42pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Romancing the castle: All eyes on Windsor in lead up to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wedding. Via @robinsunroams. link link 9:41pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Toronto police say shell casings have been located after sounds of gunshots were reported in area of Gihon Spring Park in Etobicoke. No injuries reported. 9:41pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
What we know about Alek Minassian, alleged driver in deadly Toronto van attack link link 9:40pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Emotional scene at the ACC this evening at the Leafs game during the singing of "O Canada". READ MORE: link link 9:40pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Van attack that killed 10 people in North York was 'definitely deliberate': police link link 9:38pm
TPSOperations
Toronto Police OPS@TPSOperations
SOUND OF GUNSHOTS: Gihon Spring Park -Multiple gunshots heard -May have come from vehicle -People in park leaving #GO728800 ^dh 9:36pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
"He's shaken up by the whole thing, and shaken up by the magnitude. He said, 'you know, I was just doing my job,' " Mike McCormack, president of the Toronto Police Association, said of the officer. link 9:35pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
What we know about the alleged driver in deadly Toronto van attack link link 9:33pm
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TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
"WTF will we do with all the time in autonomous cars?" Via .@drivingdotca's David Booth. link link 9:29pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
"I witnessed, at least, I would say, six, seven people being hit and flying in the air" Torontonians recount horrific van attack near Yonge and Finch link link 9:27pm
1236
one two three six@1236
Bob Dorough, 'Schoolhouse Rock!' Performer and Writer, Dies at 94 link 9:26pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
'We don't rule out anything': Toronto police chief Mark Saunders says multi-agency investigation is following the evidence, no word on motive link link 9:20pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
"I'd love to put Viagra out of business, just by spreading the word on plant-based eating," Director James Cameron said. link 9:20pm
TrendsmapCanada
Trendsmap Canada@TrendsmapCanada
#chills is now trending in Canada link link 9:18pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Top 10 things you need to do to your car right now for spring. Via @drivingdotca. link link 9:14pm
TrendsmapCanada
Trendsmap Canada@TrendsmapCanada
#hwy407 is now trending in Canada link link 9:12pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
'I saw people go flying,' Toronto van attack witness says link link 9:10pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
The Art Gallery of Ontario has posted an apology on social media after it says an artist included racist costumes in a performance featured at a recent fundraiser party. link 9:07pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Retired Mountie lauds Toronto police for bringing in van attack suspect alive link link 9:07pm
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
9pm: Mostly Cloudy 13.1C – link – Wind: ENE 9km/h – Barometer: 102.4 kPa v – Vis: 24.1km – Hum: 22% #Toronto #Weather 9:06pm
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
READ MORE: link link 9:05pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Leafs hold moment of silence for victims of deadly van incident prior to Game 6 of the playoffs link link 9:01pm
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
TRAFFIC HAZARD: #Hwy400 NB off ramp to Major Mackenzie – Disabled vehicle blocking right lane. ^jt 9:00pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Witnesses say the suspect asked police to 'shoot me' prior to his arrest, @tamaracherry reports link link 9:00pm
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TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
VIDEO: After a 15-year hiatus, here's what Shania Twain's been up to link link 8:59pm
JeremyGlobalTV
Jeremy Cohn@JeremyGlobalTV
Our friends from across the border are in #Toronto covering the Yonge Street story. @Local4News link 8:58pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
UPDATED: 10 dead, 15 others injured after van strikes pedestrians near Yonge and Finch link link 8:57pm
TTCnotices
Official TTC Tweets@TTCnotices
REMINDER: Trains continue to bypass North York Centre Station, on Line 1, due to an ongoing police investigation. #TTC 8:57pm
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: #Hwy401 EB Collectors east of Kennedy – 2 vehicles, emergency services attending. ^jt 8:55pm
TrendsmapCanada
Trendsmap Canada@TrendsmapCanada
Scott Gilmore, @scott_gilmore is now trending in Canada link link 8:54pm
TrendsmapCanada
Trendsmap Canada@TrendsmapCanada
#torontovan is now trending in Canada link link 8:51pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Kasra Ebrahimi told reporters he saw the van roar down the street. "I saw like four and five bodies on the ground," he said. He said there were police officers and paramedics trying to help and doing CPR "but I don't think they were still alive." link link 8:50pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
A spokesperson said the 93-year-old Bush is "responding to treatments and appears to be recovering." link 8:50pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
GOLDSTEIN: Trudeau's carbon price: A $10-billion anchor on our economy link link 8:48pm
TPSOperations
Toronto Police OPS@TPSOperations
EXPOSURE: Queen St Pape Av -On streetcar -Man exposing himself to woman -Streetcar holding -Man is becoming aggressive @TTCnotices #GO728558 6dh 8:48pm
1236
one two three six@1236
how long does this 4channed tweet last … (screenshot for when it's gone) link link 8:43pm
JeremyGlobalTV
Jeremy Cohn@JeremyGlobalTV
Overhead view at Yonge St & Highway 401. A usually bustling area is very quiet tonight. Ryder van remains on the sidewalk as forensic officers work the scene. link 8:40pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Security heightened for Maple Leafs game at ACC after fatal van incident link link 8:40pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
The politicians ramming through the terribly planned Scarborough subway extension don't care about evidence, they care about politics — and that's their right, writes Edward Keenan. link 8:35pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
OPP officer seriously injured after vehicle slams into cruiser on Hwy. 407 link link 8:35pm
TorontoPolice
Toronto Police@TorontoPolice
The correct spelling of the arrested male in the Yonge And Finch incident is Alek Minassian, 25 of Richmond Hill. ^sm 8:31pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Now I know how it got it's name. RT Clouds on Uranus smell like farts, astronomers have confirmed — a clue that there was 'a big shakeup' early in the solar system link via @businessinsider 8:30pm
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Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
YouTube says computers helped it pull down millions of objectionable videos in three months link via @Recode 8:28pm
NEWSTALK1010
NEWSTALK1010@NEWSTALK1010
Police Chief Mark Saunders says all avenues are being explored in the investigation but the "actions look deliberate." #Toronto 8:28pm
TTCnotices
Official TTC Tweets@TTCnotices
UPDATE: The delay on Line 2/BD, at Lansdowne Station, has cleared. Trains will now be servicing Lansdowne Station, but continue to bypass North York Centre Station, on Line 1, due to an ongoing police investigation. #TTC 8:26pm
ACollinsPhoto
Andrew Collins@ACollinsPhoto
.@marksaunderstps Identifies Toronto van attack suspect as 25-year-old Alex Minassian of Richmond Hill #toronto 8:23pm
NEWSTALK1010
NEWSTALK1010@NEWSTALK1010
Public safety minister Ralph Goodale says while today's events are horrendous, they do not appear to be connected to any national security concerns link 8:22pm
TorontoPolice
Toronto Police@TorontoPolice
Please RT: Yonge/Finch Incident: Investigative Tip Hotline 416-808-8750 Video/Photo web upload link link. Anonymous tips Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477 ~ Family/Friend hotline 416-808-8085 ~ Victim Services 416-808-7066 ^sm link 8:22pm
JeremyGlobalTV
Jeremy Cohn@JeremyGlobalTV
Police continue investigating the rental van involved in today's #TorontoAttack. Vehicular and pedestrian traffic near Yonge and Sheppard is much less than normal. Confirmed 10 fatalities. link 8:22pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Western Connecticut State University closed after norovirus outbreak link link 8:22pm
TorontoPolice
Toronto Police@TorontoPolice
0423 20:20 To. Pol Svc Offer Asst To Family & Friends Of Victims, Hotline Crtd link 8:21pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
While Wynne briefly appeared rattled by the two-minute protest that ended when the four were peacefully escorted away by staff, she said she shared the demonstrators' frustration at the impasse. link 8:20pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
BREAKING: 10 dead, 15 injured as pedestrians struck 'one after one' in north Toronto van attack | CBC News link link 8:19pm
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
8pm: Partly Cloudy 14.0C – link – Wind: E 10km/h – Barometer: 102.4 kPa v – Vis: 24.1km – Hum: 21% #Toronto #Weather 8:18pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
10 dead, 15 injured after van strikes pedestrians in North York link link 8:17pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
BREAKING: Police say 10 people have succumbed to their injuries after a van strikes pedestrians near Yonge and Finch. 8:17pm
NEWSTALK1010
NEWSTALK1010@NEWSTALK1010
BREAKING: Now with his head bowed, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders says the death toll in the van attack near Yonge and Finch has risen to 10. 15 remain injured in hospital link 8:17pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
That, unfortunately, makes it the worst mass murder in Canada since ?cole Polytechnique massacre in 1989 link 8:16pm
TrendsmapCanada
Trendsmap Canada@TrendsmapCanada
Colin Horgan, @cfhorgan is now trending in Canada link link 8:15pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
UPDATE: Toronto police chief Mark Saunders says 10 people have died after a van crashed into pedestrians today. link 8:14pm
ACollinsPhoto
Andrew Collins@ACollinsPhoto
.@TorontoPolice Chief @marksaunderstps says now that 10 people have died in the van attack today on Yonge Street. 15 remain in hospital #Toronto 8:14pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
BREAKING: Death toll in Toronto van attack is now 10, 15 injured. link 8:13pm
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
Chief said ten dead 8:12pm
NEWSTALK1010
NEWSTALK1010@NEWSTALK1010
Anyone with information about today's van attack in #Toronto is asked to call 1-416-808-8750 8:12pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders: At 13:52 a male was arrested in a white rental truck and he was taken into custody without incident and right now we have under arrest Alek Minassian, aged 25, right now it appears he is from Richmond Hill. 8:11pm
NEWSTALK1010
NEWSTALK1010@NEWSTALK1010
BREAKING: #Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders says 25 y/o Alek Minassian of Richmond Hill has been arrested in connection with today's van attack. 8:11pm
TorontoPolice
Toronto Police@TorontoPolice
Toronto Police Service Chief Mark Saunders is updating media. It can be watched #LiveNow at media link below. Arrested male is Alex MINASSIAN, 25 of Richmond Hill ^sm link 8:10pm
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
Chief says a minnasian 25 arrested link 8:10pm
TrendsmapCanada
Trendsmap Canada@TrendsmapCanada
Muhammad Lila, @muhammadlila is now trending in Canada link link 8:10pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
WATCH LIVE: Officials update deadly van incident in North York link 8:09pm
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
link 8:08pm
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
link 8:08pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Peru orders arrest of two in Canadian man's killing link link 8:08pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
'I saw people go flying,' Toronto van attack witness says link link 8:08pm
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
OPP say an officer was seriously injured after his cruiser was struck on Highway 407. link 8:07pm
TTCnotices
Official TTC Tweets@TTCnotices
REMINDER: Trains continue to bypass North York Centre Station, on Line 1, and Lansdowne Station, on Line 2, due to Toronto Police investigations. #TTC 8:07pm
am640
640 Toronto@am640
OPP officer suffers serious injuries after vehicle hits cruiser on Hwy. 407 link 8:06pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
Here's what we know and don't know about today's van crash that killed 9 in Toronto: link 8:05pm
TPSOperations
Toronto Police OPS@TPSOperations
COLLISION: Bathurst St Strathearn Rd -2 car crash -Both vehicles disabled -Cars in middle of intersection -Traffic may be disrupted in area #GO728432 ^dh 8:03pm
TorontoPolice
Toronto Police@TorontoPolice
0423 20:03 To. Pol Svc Req Asst From Witnesses, Hotline & Web Portal Crtd link 8:03pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
George HW Bush hospitalized with blood infection: spokesperson link link 8:02pm
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: #Hwy401 WB Collectors before Weston – 2 vehicles blocking centre lane.^jt 8:01pm
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
link 8:00pm