GTA Update

Tweets from 06:23pm EDT Wednesday August 21st 2019 to 08:23pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Richard Lipsett, 50, and Dean Cameron Sinclair, 50, both of no fixed of address have been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a 47-year-old Brampton man. link 8:21pm (2 Mins.)
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
CFL Blitz: Hits and misses forecasting first half of schedule link link 8:19pm (3 Mins.)
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Woman killed in Burlington shooting, man in custody: police link link 8:11pm
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
8pm: Mostly Cloudy 26.6C – Feels: 33C / 91.4F] – – Wind: WSW 12km/h Gusts to 27km/h – Barometer: 100.9 kPa v – Vis: 24.1km – Hum: 60% #Toronto #Weather 8:10pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Eighty-year-old US 'web scam man' on the run after pocketing $250,000 in Dem 'donations' link via @theregister 8:09pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Pamela Anderson: Justin Trudeau could be the hero we need in the world link link 8:06pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
I'm willing to bet most of those living in southern cities are completely oblivious to how the land protectors of the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation have been working hard to keep the planet healthy. Tanya Talaga: link 8:05pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
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TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
Pape: Elevator back in service between concourse and Line 2 eastbound platform. link 8:03pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
DoorDash is still pocketing workers' tips, almost a month after it promised to stop link via @voxdotcom 8:00pm
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
Beginning on Friday, August 23, the 54 Lawrence East and 954 Lawrence East Express will utilize alternate bus platforms at Lawrence East Station during ongoing roof construction. For more information, visit link. link 8:00pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
A Mississauga family is saying thank you to first responders who jumped into action to save their drowning son's life earlier this year. Read more: link link 8:00pm
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
8pm: Mostly Cloudy 27.7C – Feels: 34C / 93.2F] – – Wind: WSW 10km/h – Barometer: 100.9 kPa v – Vis: 24.1km – Hum: 56% #Toronto #Weather 8:00pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Police have identified the victim as Minh Le, 61, of Toronto. link 7:59pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Ontario fights order to release documents outlining cabinet minister priorities link link 7:59pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Police have identified the victim as Minh Le, 61, of Toronto. link 7:58pm
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TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Media union won't stop attacking Andrew Scheer. Via @sunlorrie: link #cdnpoli link 7:50pm
am640
640 Toronto@am640
Halton Regional Police say a woman has died and a male is in custody after a shooting in Burlington this afternoon. link 7:45pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Epstein forced woman to marry illegal so she could stay as sex slave link link 7:35pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie said the funding changes would have a "very dramatic impact." link 7:35pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
19-year-old accused of impaired driving in fatal Richmond Hill crash facing additional charges link link 7:34pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
"She fights every day just to stay alive. She is the fiercest, most determined little girl," Erin McLellan said. "I am humbled to be her mother." link 7:30pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Moscow's blockchain voting system cracked a month before election link via @ZDNet & @campuscodi 7:28pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Google updates to a cleaner, simpler Play Store design [Updated] link via @techcrunch 7:25pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Province announces winners of pot licence lottery link 7:24pm
TorontoPolice
Toronto Police@TorontoPolice
0821 19:23 Homicide #39/2019, Weston Road And Highway 401 Area, Minh Le, 61 link 7:24pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Ontario has announced 42 new pot licences, but the province's lottery system is now being called into question. @McAllister_Mark speaks with other applicants who are crying foul after the draw. link 7:23pm
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CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Police seeing more modified guns on Toronto streets amid 'brazen' turf war link link 7:21pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Microsoft is listening to you via your Xbox One link via @thenextweb 7:21pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Experts agree Leafs' Marner will be behind if he misses camp. By @Michael_Traikos: link #LeafsForever link 7:20pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Hundreds of the brightest lacrosse starts in North America will be in Oakville this weekend for the 7th Annual Junior National Lacrosse League Tournament. link 7:16pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Teachers, advocates react to new sex-ed curriculum link 7:14pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Teachers say the new curriculum may look like the old one, but they're pleased most of their demands were met. @shaunacitynews finds out whether there is enough time to get the new courses in place with two weeks to classes. link 7:14pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
If you're addicted to selfies, you could actually be hurting your self image, according to a new study link 7:11pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Tories tackle drug use in new sex-ed curriculum link 7:10pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Officials say there is a "no politics" rule. Sounds pretty straightforward. link 7:10pm
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
7pm: Mostly Cloudy 27.7C – Feels: 34C / 93.2F] – – Wind: WSW 10km/h – Barometer: 100.9 kPa v – Vis: 24.1km – Hum: 56% #Toronto #Weather 7:10pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Ford government introduces new sex-ed curriculum link 7:10pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
President Trump tweeted that he would be postponing a scheduled meeting with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen after she said she had no interest in discussing the sale of Greenland with him link 7:09pm
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
55-year-old Bolton man charged following hit-and-run in Bradford: police link 7:07pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Ex-White House spokesman Sean Spicer competing on 'Dancing with Stars' link link 7:07pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
Trudeau did not name current Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer but made five references to Stephen Harper, warning that under the Conservatives Canada would see "a return to the Harper era, where Canada does less and matters less." link 7:05pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Trump lashes out after Danish PM rejects idea of selling Greenland to U.S. link @meldug 7:04pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
A new smartphone app can measure key body functions using the device's camera. CityNews' Audra Brown has the details link 7:04pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
People who post selfies viewed as more insecure: study link 7:03pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
For the first time, the Ontario sex-ed curriculum will teach young children about the dangers of vaping, smoking, alcohol and drug use. @richard680news with what prompted the changes link 7:02pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Ford government introduces new sex-ed curriculum link 7:01pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
A man currently locked up in a B.C. jail is facing two counts of first-degree murder in the brazen shooting deaths of Smoke Dawg and Koba Prime, two well-known members of Toronto's hip-hop scene. link 7:01pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Younger borrowers helped push overall consumer debt up 4.3 per cent at the end of the second quarter compared with last year to $1.88 trillion, while debt held by boomers declined. link 7:00pm
JeremyCohnTV
Jeremy Cohn@JeremyCohnTV
The female victim from the #BurlON fatal shooting was a longtime dispatcher at Mississauga Central Ambulance Communication Centre (CACC). They provide EMS dispatch to Peel & Halton. Peer support teams being called in. Her colleagues would have taken the 911 call for the shooting. link 6:57pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Mother 'horrified' after seeing video of police officers holding down teenage son link link 6:56pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
A new smartphone app can measure key body functions using the device's camera. CityNews' Audra Brown has the details. link 6:56pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Trudeau's carbon tax could kill jobs: report. Via @sunlorrie. link #cdnpoli link 6:53pm
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OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: #Hwy403 EB at Lincoln Alexander Pkwy- left lane is blocked with a collision. ^lw 6:50pm
TPSOperations
Toronto Police Operations@TPSOperations
Fire: Avenue Rd/ Chaplin Ave – small Kitchen fire is now out – no injuries – NB Chaplin is remains blocked while @Toronto_Fire ventilates unit #GO1594763^adc 6:49pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Construction on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project is set to restart in the next month, just in time for the official kick-off of the federal election. link link 6:44pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
North Korea says U.S. cruise missile test, military moves 'dangerous,' still committed to dialogue: KCNA link 6:42pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
After Germany hints at compromise, France tells UK: no new Brexit deal link 6:42pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Trump says he is seriously looking at ending birthright citizenship link 6:41pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Farmer's threat prompts USDA to pull staff from crop tour link 6:41pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
U.S. judge allows Trump to appeal key 'emoluments' rulings link 6:40pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan link 6:40pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
U.S. farmers, lawmakers dial up pressure on Trump over biofuel policy link 6:39pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Alberta's smaller oil producers eye output boost after curbs lifted link 6:39pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Tens of thousands flee Russia-led attack on Syrian opposition enclave link 6:38pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Igniting global outrage, Brazil's Bolsonaro baselessly blames NGOs for Amazon fires link 6:38pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Hong Kong protesters clash with police, angry at lack of prosecutions after subway mob attack link 6:37pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Dwayne Johnson tops Forbes highest paid actors list again link 6:36pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
42 chosen to apply for Ontario pot store licences link link 6:35pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
Credit agency TransUnion said in a report Wednesday that the amount of non-mortgage debt held by Toronto consumers rose to $30,696 as of mid-year — a 5.49 per cent annual jump. link 6:35pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
US presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren meets her doppelganger link 6:34pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
A documentary about an Ohio auto glass factory that is run by a Chinese investor debuted Wednesday on Netflix as the streaming service's first project backed by Michelle and Barack Obama's new production company. link 6:34pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Nigeria goes three years without a case of polio link 6:32pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Single-use plastics banned in Nepal's Everest region link 6:31pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Man accused of upskirting over 550 women in Madrid link 6:31pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
German eight-year-old takes 140km/h joyride on motorway link 6:30pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Amazon fires: President Jair Bolsonaro suggests NGOs to blame link 6:30pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Merkel: Backstop alternative 'possible within 30 days' link 6:29pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Opposition MP's are furious after their demands to hear from Canada's Ethics Commissioner on the SNC-Lavalin affair were rejected. Nigel Newlove has more. link 6:28pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Fed sees tariffs as 'persistent headwind' to economic growth @CNBC link 6:28pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Victoria's Secret drags down parent company L Brands second-quarter earnings @CNBC link 6:28pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Opposition MP's are furious after their demands to hear from Canada's Ethics Commissioner on the SNC-Lavalin affair were rejected. Nigel Newlove has more. link 6:27pm
dave1agar
Dave Agar@dave1agar
Nordstrom rises as chain sidesteps other department-store woes… link 6:27pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be visiting Canada Thursday for meetings with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland. Melissa Duggan with what's on the agenda, just days before the next G7 Summit. link 6:26pm
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
Ossington: Elevator out of service between Ossington Ave west side entrance, concourse and Line 2 eastbound platform. Alternatives: link 6:25pm
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
Innisfil, Ont. could soon see three stores open up steps away from each other on Commerce Park Drive, something critics say is "odd" and "doesn't make sense." link 6:25pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be visiting Canada Thursday for meetings with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland. @meldug with what's on the agenda, just days before the next G7 Summit. link 6:23pm