GTA Update

Tweets from 03:38pm EDT Tuesday October 16th 2018 to 05:38pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Elderly crossing guard roughed up by off-duty cop still waiting for answers link 5:37pm (1 Min.)
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
A week after an elderly Markham crossing-guard was roughed up by an off-duty Toronto police officer, several questions remain unanswered. @CityAdrian has the story on CityNews at 6 link 5:36pm (2 Mins.)
1236
12:36 🌯 the news burrito 🌯@1236
wild retro front of 'The Varsity' but its illegal dispensary guide is … subject to change link 5:31pm (7 Mins.)
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders is defending the decision to disallow marijuana consumption by officers within 28 days of active duty link 5:26pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Chief Saunders defends 28-day marijuana ban for officers link 5:24pm
1236
12:36 🌯 the news burrito 🌯@1236
good to see ?@CBCComedy? satire alive in these times link link 5:15pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Ontario's premier is criticizing the federal government over cannabis a day before recreational pot becomes legal, saying police aren't equipped to reliably screen for drug-impaired driving link 5:14pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Ford criticizes PM over pot, says cops need reliable equipment to test for pot link 5:12pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
Northern Ireland writer Anna Burns has won the 2018 Man Booker Prize for literature for her novel Milkman. link 5:11pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Toronto Police Chief says there is 'room for practical considerations' on pot policy link link 5:10pm
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am640
640 Toronto@am640
Off-duty Toronto cop involved in confrontation with crossing guard previously investigated for misconduct link 5:07pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
Trump tweeted: "Great, now I can go after Horseface and her 3rd rate lawyer." link 5:05pm
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
5pm: Partly Cloudy 12.1C – link – Wind: WSW 24km/h Gusts to 42km/h – Barometer: 101.4 kPa v – Vis: 24.1km – Hum: 41% #Toronto #Weather 5:03pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Saunders says he has 'open mind' about policy governing officer cannabis use link link 4:56pm
TorontoPolice
Toronto Police@TorontoPolice
Asking police to call your friend because you are out of minutes is not a 911 call. Calling about your neighbour's pot plants isn't either. Cannabis is no longer illegal on October 17, 2018. Up to four cannabis plants will be allowed per household. Do not call police for this ^sm link 4:39pm
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TorontoPolice
Toronto Police@TorontoPolice
Asking what to do with your frozen mean during a power outage is not a 911 call. Smelling weed coming from your neighbour's home isn't either. Cannabis is no longer illegal on October 17, 2018. Consumption is allowed for anyone 19yrs or older. Do not call police for this ^sm link 4:36pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
It seemed an insurmountable challenge for a Regent Park church congregation to come up with $12,000 for nine plane tickets from Burundi to Toronto. But thanks to Miles4Migrants, they were able to do unite a parishioner with her husband and 8 kids. link 4:35pm
TorontoPolice
Toronto Police@TorontoPolice
Asking for directions because you're lost is not a 911 call. Reporting an adult smoking a joint isn't either. Cannabis is no longer illegal on October 17, 2018. Consumption is allowed anywhere cigarette smoking is allowed except in a motor vehicle. Do not call police for this ^sm link 4:33pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
'The black market will exist': Some illegal pot shops plan to stay open link link 4:32pm
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
Line 2: Delays of up to 15 minutes eastbound from Ossington to Bloor-Yonge while we fix a track problem. 4:32pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
On the eve of recreational cannabis legalization, Mayor John Tory has again admitted he has tried marijuana. link 4:30pm
TorontoPolice
Toronto Police@TorontoPolice
1016 16:27 Missing Boy, Neilson Road And Morningside Avenue Area, Norberto Leite, 14 link 4:27pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
#420: Okay. Legalization is literally less than 10 hours away. Can you smoke in your condo? #StarOnCannabis link 4:20pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Charges dropped against Toronto cop who threatened to seize phone of man filming violent arrest link link 4:20pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
On the eve of recreational cannabis legalization, Mayor John Tory has again admitted he has tried marijuana. link link 4:19pm
1236
12:36 🌯 the news burrito 🌯@1236
Colonnade steps update — pylons suggest the work ain't done (not to mention rough look) link 4:18pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
On the eve of recreational cannabis legalization, Mayor John Tory has again admitted he has tried marijuana. link 4:17pm
am640
640 Toronto@am640
Have you considered the impact marijuana has on relationships? @am640oakley shares one man's requirements from his dating profile. Listen live: link link 4:16pm
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: #Hwy400 NB near Finch – Multi vehicle collision blocking left lane. ^kw 4:12pm
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wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
4pm: Mostly Cloudy 11.6C – link – Wind: SW 37km/h – Barometer: 101.4 kPa v – Vis: 24.1km – Hum: 39% #Toronto #Weather 4:06pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
After months of speculation and outreach to the Canadian real estate industry, U.S. online giant Zillow begins posting Canadian properties on its site and mobile app on Tuesday. link 4:05pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Mississauga, Brampton mayoral candidates lay out key challenges for growing cities link link 4:03pm
Russ_Courtney
Russ Courtney@Russ_Courtney
Trump attacks porn actress Stormy Daniels as 'Horseface' link 4:00pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Pilot seriously hurt in plane crash west of Ottawa link link 4:00pm
TorontoPolice
Toronto Police@TorontoPolice
1016 15:58 A Statement From Chief Mark Saunders: Cannabis Legalization link 4:00pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying, Turkish official says link link 3:58pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
After mounting complaints, MLSE moves to upgrade BMO Field playing surface link link 3:55pm
tofire2
Toronto Fire 2+@tofire2
[UD] 2 Alarm Fire (highrise Residential) [North York] Jane Street b/w Queen's Drive / King Street Dispatched: 16/10/18 @ 15:39 EDT Updt: 16/10/18 @ 15:46 EDT [Stn: 442] Aerial-142 Aerial-441 DistChief-14 Command-10c Pumper-142 Pumper-146 Pumper-422 Rescue-421 3:52pm
1236
12:36 🌯 the news burrito 🌯@1236
another tweet deletion from the Scrawler … link 3:51pm
TorontoPolice
Toronto Police@TorontoPolice
1016 15:50 Man Wntd In Arson Invst, Don Mills Rd & Sheppard Ave Eas…. Cam Imgs Rlsd link 3:51pm
am640
640 Toronto@am640
The Delta Police Department says the 160 bikes retail for between $3,000 to $6,000 each. link 3:49pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Paul Bernardo set for parole bid after 25 years in prison link 3:47pm
1236
12:36 🌯 the news burrito 🌯@1236
this story gives more leeway to the prospect of her winning than the entire American media did about Trump link 3:40pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Raptors' Leonard looking forward to playing first real game in nine months link link 3:39pm