GTA Update

Tweets from 12:03pm EDT Monday August 20th 2018 to 02:03pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
George Brown College is the latest Canadian post-secondary institution to go completely smoke-free. link link 2:00pm (3 Mins.)
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
From @brianlilley: Calls for gun ban off target. link #topoli #onpoli #cdnpoli link 2:00pm (3 Mins.)
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
Route 40: Detour via Keele St and Annette St due to a fire. 1:57pm (6 Mins.)
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Councillor candidates file new papers after election map redrawn link link 1:55pm (8 Mins.)
TPSOperations
Toronto Police OPS@TPSOperations
unknown trouble: Dundas St W / Indian Grv -partial building collapse -building evacuation -closures: Old Weston/Dundas, Indian Grv/Dundas, Keele/Dundas -TFS/Police on scene -no injuries reported #GO1537910 ^ka 1:53pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Man charged with impaired driving in fatal Richmond Hill collision link link 1:52pm
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
Toronto man charged with impaired driving causing death after fatal 2-vehicle crash in Richmond Hill Sunday night link 1:51pm
1236
12:36 is your news burrito 🌯@1236
Twitter's Worst #Resistance Bros Are Melting Down Because You're Clowning on Their Weird Kids' Book link via @Splinter_news 1:51pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Two wins later, Argonauts' turnaround is under way. link link 1:47pm
1236
12:36 is your news burrito 🌯@1236
columns about Twitter fights are to the 'Toronto Star' what shows about Twitter fights were to the Sun News Network … link 1:46pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Recall expanded for blood pressure drug valsartan link link 1:39pm
JeremyGlobalTV
Jeremy Cohn@JeremyGlobalTV
Police say 21-year-old Seyed Yashar Tolouei has been charged with impaired driving causing death, dangerous driving causing death, among other charges. He was the driver of the Toyota Camry involved in this major collision last night. link 1:38pm
1236
12:36 is your news burrito 🌯@1236
as noted now on Reddit link this story from August 12 gave coverage to a front for Scientology link 1:35pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
Multiple councillors tabled petitions from thousands of Torontonians opposed to the law passed at Queen's Park last week reducing city council from 47 wards to 25 wards. link #TOpoli #ONpoli 1:35pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
ON DECK: Orioles at #BlueJays. link link 1:34pm
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: #Hwy401 WB Express approaching Avenue Rd – Tire debris across all lanes. ^ag 1:33pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Ford says he's had 'positive feedback' over cutting Toronto city council size link #ONPoli #TOPoli link 1:32pm
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OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
UPDATE:COLLISION: #Hwy401 EB just after #Hwy6 N #Puslinch – Left and centre lanes remain blocked. ^ag 1:27pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Liberals scrap controversial family reunification lottery, accepting more applications link link 1:25pm
1236
12:36 is your news burrito 🌯@1236
North99 is gonna shitpost your Facebook to death link 1:23pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
From @sunlorrie: Conservatives must stop panicking about @MaximeBernier. link #cdnpoli link 1:21pm
1236
12:36 is your news burrito 🌯@1236
any idea who CFNY is hiring given how they're down to two local full-time DJs? it's almost September … (Fearless Fred, still listed there, now on Q107) link 1:17pm
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: #Hwy401 EB approaching #Hwy412 #Whitby – 2 vehicles blocking the left and centre lane. #OPP on scene. ^ag link 1:16pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Toronto council to hold special meeting as locked-out workers picket Exhibition link link 1:14pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Report: #MeToo activist Argento settled sex assault complaint link 1:13pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
South Koreans enter North for emotional reunion with kin split by war. link link 1:09pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Argonauts send wide receiver Brian Jones to Roughriders for draft pick link link 1:08pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Roman reigns at #WWESummerSlam. link link 1:05pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Choir! Choir! Choir! to pay tribute to Aretha Franklin on Thursday link link 1:05pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
No other cities in Ontario will have their councils shrunk by the province in the "near future" the way Toronto's is being cut almost in half for the Oct. 22 election, Premier Doug Ford reassured municipal politicians Monday. link 1:05pm
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
Coun. Giorgio Mammoliti calls special meeting on Toronto council cuts 'a complete whining session' and fellow councillors 'a bunch of babies crying.' link #TOpoli 1:03pm
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
1pm: Mostly Cloudy 24.8C – Feels: 30C / 86F] – link – Wind: SE 21km/h Gusts to 30km/h – Barometer: 101.8 kPa v – Vis: 24.1km – Hum: 62% #Toronto #Weather 1:03pm
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TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Eskimos blow out Manziel-less Alouettes 40-24. link link 12:59pm
stephaniesmyth
Stephanie Smyth@stephaniesmyth
So sorry Kris – and on your birthday! You we're so excited! @Drake link 12:58pm
1236
12:36 is your news burrito 🌯@1236
council registration reboot is fun to watch … Mike Colle right back in there for Eglinton-Lawrence … link 12:58pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Ont. woman celebrates 103rd birthday with McDonald's party link link 12:57pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Guest column from Will Stewart of @HikuBrands: Spark one for privately owned pot shops. link #onpoli link 12:56pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
U.K.'s Purplebricks comes to Canada in a bid for real estate disruption: Don Pittis link link 12:55pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Unsanctioned overdose prevention site opens in Parkdale link 12:53pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Former NFLer Aaron Hernandez's chilling suicide notes revealed. link link 12:52pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Harm reduction activists announced the opening of an unsanctioned overdose prevention site (OPS) in Parkdale on Monday, a week after the Ontario government pressed pause on the program. link 12:52pm
joe_warmington
Joe Warmington@joe_warmington
Media arm covering this yet? link 12:51pm
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: #Hwy404 NB approaching Lloydtown Aurora Rd – 2 vehicles blocking the right lane. ^ag 12:51pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
CCTV video shows moment of Genoa bridge collapse link 12:50pm
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: #QEW Toronto bound just after Sodom Rd #NiagaraFalls – Single vehicle. #OPP enroute. ^ag 12:46pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Choir! Choir! Choir! sets Aretha Franklin tribute for Thursday link link 12:45pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
From @simone_paget: Is incentive dating the new trend? link link 12:43pm
1236
12:36 is your news burrito 🌯@1236
one more reference to the band DOGSTAR fit to print link 12:38pm
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
Route 41: Detour northbound via Maple Leaf Dr, Jane St and Wilson Ave due to a collision. 12:38pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
'An impressive thing to look at': Canada's largest telescope housed in Richmond Hill link link 12:37pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Harm reduction group to open unsanctioned overdose prevention site in Parkdale link link 12:35pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
You're probably going to need an umbrella on Tuesday. link #StarWeather 12:35pm
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TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Argos trade wide receiver Brian Jones to Roughriders for draft pick. link link 12:30pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Why these patients, retailers and researchers say Canada shouldn't drop medical cannabis post-legalization link link 12:30pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Dash-cam captures morning crash between car and motorcycle link 12:29pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Canada's largest telescope housed at Richmond Hill's David Dunlap Observatory link link 12:29pm
am640
640 Toronto@am640
Peterborough man accused of shooting neighbourhood cat link 12:28pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Fact check: Diversity doesn't make Canadians feel less Canadian – link link 12:27pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Trudeau: no apologies for heckler encounter, pledges to call out 'hate speech' link link 12:26pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Man, 34, charged with fatally shooting neighbourhood cat in Peterborough link 12:26pm
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: #QEW Fort Erie bound off ramp to Appleby #BurlON – 2 vehicles blocking the off ramp. ^ag 12:25pm
TPSOperations
Toronto Police OPS@TPSOperations
Collision: Keele st / Falstaff -1 veh struck a residential building -no injuries reported -Police on scene -NB Keele redirected to Rustic Rd -2nd collision in the same area, 2 vehs -injuries reported, 1 patient transported to hospital #GO1537357 / #GO1537362 ^ka 12:25pm
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
TRAFFIC HAZARD: #Hwy401 EB Express at #Hwy404 – Debris in the right lane. ^ag 12:22pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Man, 34, charged with fatally shooting neighbourhood cat in Peterborough link 12:21pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
This week's The Way We Were from Mike Filey: The 'Great Canadian' name put into play at fairs. link #letsgototheex link 12:21pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Man, 34, charged with fatally shooting neighbourhood cat in Peterborough link link 12:20pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Charges laid after neighbourhood cat shot to death in Peterborough link link 12:19pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Dash-cam captures morning crash between car and motorcycle link 12:18pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
These Maryland businesses rely on Mexican workers. Without visas this year, they say they are suffering. link 12:16pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
This woman fell off a cruise ship in the Adriatic Sea and spent 10 hours singing to stay alive, her rescuers say. link 12:15pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Aston Martin driver busted going four times the speed limit in Vaughan: Cops. link link 12:10pm
am640
640 Toronto@am640
Richmond Hill's David Dunlap Observatory houses Canada's largest telescope link 12:08pm
TorontoHydro
Toronto Hydro@TorontoHydro
We work hard to prevent them, but outages do happen. We want all of our customers to be and feel prepared. To get you started, here's a list of important contacts & resources: link 12:06pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
YRP clock Aston Marton allegedly doing 158 kph in Woodbridge school zone link link 12:06pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
The security at the school stopped a student, asked to check her bag. She refused. When the cops came to see what happened, they found dirty underwear and clothes. 'She was homeless, didn't want anyone to know.' Now, the school has a washer, dryer. link 12:05pm