GTA Update

Tweets from 05:04pm EST Wednesday January 23rd 2019 to 07:04pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Driverless cars are now allowed on Ontario roads link #ONpoli now
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
It will be at least another 24 hours before people living at 260 Wellesley St. get power and water back, property managers say. Water leaked into the building's electrical room last night after a pipe burst. Residents took @Ali_Chiasson inside today. More: link link 7:01pm (4 Mins.)
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Hydro One and Avista call off merger, citing Washington and Idaho rejections link 6:58pm (6 Mins.)
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Trump makes 20 false claims to farmers to close a wildly dishonest second year in office link 6:58pm (6 Mins.)
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
MALCOLM: The latest Liberal fearmongering – Conservatives will 'militarize the border'?! link link 6:56pm (8 Mins.)
stephaniesmyth
Stephanie Smyth@stephaniesmyth
Brantford General Hospital in lockdown as a result of this : Brantford Police link 6:56pm (8 Mins.)
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Heat, power problems persist at St. James Town apartment link 6:56pm (8 Mins.)
TPSOperations
Toronto Police OPS@TPSOperations
Collision: NeilsonRd/McLevin Ave -pedestrian struck, consc/breathing -veh/driver remained on scene -Police on scene -veh blocking lanes #GO144446 @tps42div ^ka 6:54pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Heat, power problems persist at St. James Town apartment link 6:54pm
1236
12:36 🌯@1236
from the WSJ: — One impetus for the changes is to get BuzzFeed on the path to profitability and in the proper shape as it scouts out potential merger combinations with other digital media players … — Another driver of the cuts is to help the company avoid raising money again 6:53pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Ford government CLAIMS it will back down on plan that could have opened up the Greenbelt to development link 6:53pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Here's how Trudeau's carbon price will actually affect the economy (according to economists) link 6:52pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Judge says he doesn't have authority to help sheriff evict paralyzed man from Richmond Hill facility link 6:49pm
TO_DVP
Don Valley Parkway@TO_DVP
#TrafficAlertTO: I44608 Don Valley Parkway SB South of EGLINTON AVE E: Right lane blocked due to collision. Fire and EMS on scene. 6:48pm
Toronto_Fire
Toronto Fire Service@Toronto_Fire
2 Alarm response cancelled to Jane/Wilson. Kitchen fire extinguished. No injuries. link 6:48pm
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
Hydro One and Avista have cancelled their merger after regulators in Washington state and Idaho shot down the deal. link 6:46pm
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
6pm: Light Rain 5.8C – link – Wind: SW 15km/h – Barometer: 100.2 kPa v – Vis: 9.7km – Hum: 94% #Toronto #Weather 6:45pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Hydro One to pay American energy company $103M after failed merger plan link link 6:44pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Marineland confirms another walrus at the park has died link link 6:44pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Toronto Pride faces cash crunch in wake of ban on uniformed police link 6:44pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
FUREY: McCallum's presser is a win for the bullies in Beijing link link 6:44pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Woman trapped in N.B. clothing bin after seeking shelter during storm link 6:43pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Netflix apologizes for using Lac Megantic footage in Bird Box link 6:42pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Sex-ed curriculum 'doesn't talk about consent enough,' Education Minister Lisa Thompson says link 6:42pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
It's about time! RT TTC plans to hire dozens of fare inspectors to deter people from skipping out on paying link 6:41pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
JUST IN: Disability recipients whose information was breached are set to sue the province link link 6:40pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Canada's ambassador to China John McCallum said he thinks Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou has a strong case to avoid extradition to the U.S. link 6:40pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Toronto doctor's licence revoked after she admits to sexual abuse of cancer patient link link 6:39pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Ontario considers removing kindergarten, primary class size caps link link 6:39pm
ACollinsPhoto
Andrew Collins@ACollinsPhoto
.@BurlingtonFire crews on scene of a mechanical issue and engine fire on a CN rail freight train at the Ahldershot Go station on Waterdown Road. Fire under control. Delays expected in the area #BurlON @IAFF1552 6:36pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Hydro One and Avista call off merger, citing rejections by U.S. regulators link link 6:36pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
Pride executive director Olivia Nuamah did not blame the financial constraints on Tuesday's vote, but a background document sent to membership ahead of the 163-to-161 decision suggested that banning police in uniform would have an impact. link 6:35pm
ACollinsPhoto
Andrew Collins@ACollinsPhoto
.@BurlingtonFire crews on scene of a mechanical issue and engine fire on a CN rail freight train at the Waterdown Go station. Fire under control. Delays expected in the area #BurlON @IAFF1552 6:34pm
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CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) does not enforce its own judgements. link 6:30pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Senior Bowl notebook: After Ohio State's Haskins, it's a scramble link link 6:29pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Canada's ambassador to China John McCallum said he thinks Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou has a strong case to avoid extradition to the U.S. link @cityfrancis 6:26pm
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
[LOW PRIORITY] SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT ENDED Issued for Toronto [Updated: Jan 23rd 18:21 EST] link 6:24pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
#Netflix has apologized for using footage from the Lac Megantic disaster in the thriller Bird Box link @richard680news @TalboTime 6:23pm
SimonOstler
Simon Ostler@SimonOstler
Charlie at the @globalnewsto assignment desk. Thanks @samberdini for showing him around. 10-4 link 6:19pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
60-foot geyser erupts in Mississauga after watermain break: police link link 6:18pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
A large geyser has erupted at an intersection in Mississauga following a watermain break on Wednesday evening. link link 6:18pm
tofire2
Toronto Fire 2+@tofire2
[UD] 2 Alarm Fire (highrise Residential) [North York] Jane Street b/w Wilson Avenue / William Cragg Drive Dispatched: 23/01/19 @ 17:51 EST Updt: 23/01/19 @ 17:56 EST [Stn: 146] A135 A142 C10 C31 C42 C44 CMD10 CMD10C HZ145 LA421 P121 P135 P143 P145 P342 P415 P422 R341 R345 S143 6:16pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Hubby convicted of murdering wife after she left him for Facebook pal link link 6:13pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Nick Sandmann, Kentucky teen involved in Washington faceoff, speaks about viral incident link 6:12pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Nick Sandmann, the Kentucky teen involved in a faceoff near the Lincoln Memorial last week, has spoken publicly about the viral incident. @cityfrancis with the high school student's account of the contentious event. link 6:11pm
1236
12:36 🌯@1236
When Did Bags Start Shedding These Little Scraps? link 6:09pm
TPSOperations
Toronto Police OPS@TPSOperations
Fire: Jane St / William Cragg Dr -TFS/Police on scene -smell of smoke and possible fire in one of the units reported -no injuries reported #GO144153 @tps31div ^ka 6:06pm
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
6pm: Light Rain 6.0C – link – Wind: SW 20km/h – Barometer: 100.2 kPa v – Vis: 9.7km – Hum: 94% #Toronto #Weather 6:06pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Business report: Stats suggest lower growth prospects for Canada Tim Horton's stock prices link 6:06pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
You might even be thinking "who cares?" But the leadership race is heating up, especially in light of polls showing the Liberals coming back, @BobHepburn writes. link 6:05pm
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CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
UPDATE: A public meeting is scheduled for tenants of a downtown building without power and water link link 6:03pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Toronto Pride votes 'no' to uniformed cops at 2019 parade, mayor calls move "deeply disappointing" link 6:01pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Toronto Pride has voted to keep uniformed police officers out of the 2019 parade – a decision Mayor John Tory calls "deeply disappointing." @Momin680NEWS with the latest on the fractured relationship between the two groups. link 6:01pm
1236
12:36 🌯@1236
Chris Evans going back to commercial radio from BBC was big news link here's the aircheck — Virgin Radio UK – Chris Evans FIRST SHOW – January 21 2019 (1/2) link via @YouTube 6:00pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
On today's @FrontBurnerCBC: "I think his legacy will be one of somebody who pulled back the curtain and exposed the beauty industry for a lot of what it is." link 6:00pm
OPP_GTATraffic
OPP GTA Traffic@OPP_GTATraffic
COLLISION: #Hwy427 SB approaching Renforth Dr: One left lane and one right lane blocked. #OPP to attend. ^aw 5:58pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Leafs' John Tavares understands Ovechkin's stance but happy to go to all-star weekend link link 5:58pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Pension Giant CPPIB Raises Red Flag Over Private Asset Boom link 5:58pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Public meeting planned for tonight as downtown highrise remains without water, power link link 5:57pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Two Venezuelan Presidents Raises Questions About OPEC Leadership link 5:56pm
1236
12:36 🌯@1236
Danko Jones In-Studio with Jonesy link via @YouTube 5:55pm
wxTO
Toronto Weather@wxTO
5pm: Light Rain 6.0C – link – Wind: SW 19km/h Gusts to 33km/h – Barometer: 100.2 kPa v – Vis: 9.7km – Hum: 94% #Toronto #Weather 5:54pm
TrendsmapCanada
Trendsmap Canada@TrendsmapCanada
#stoptheshutdown is now trending in Canada link link 5:48pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Trump's shutdown proposal would drastically toughen asylum, DACA, TPS rules link 5:45pm
NEWSTALK1010
NEWSTALK1010@NEWSTALK1010
Report: Hazel McCallion denies accepting appointment from Ford government. link link 5:44pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
More men are sex assault victims than women: Author link link 5:44pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Prince William says celebrities shunned mental health charity link 5:43pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
#TTC: Commuters will experience delays of up to 15 minutes on Line 1 from southbound St Clair West to northbound Rosedale due to a reduced speed zone as a result of a cracked track. 5:41pm
TTCnotices
TTC Service Alerts@TTCnotices
Line 2: Delays of up to 15 minutes westbound near Spadina while we respond to a medical emergency. 5:40pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
People said "loud and clear … we don't talk about consent enough … and that is one thing that you will see evolve and we'll get it right once and for all," Thompson, who represents Huron-Bruce, said in an interview earlier this month. link 5:35pm
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TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Chinese model in 'racist' Dolce & Gabbana ads apologizes link link 5:30pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Rob Bowman: Canada's rock 'n' roll professor link 5:29pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
His students refer to him as the rock 'n' roll professor — Grammy winning York University professor Rob Bowman has been penning his legacy in the music industry for over 40 years. link 5:28pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Ontario will not move forward with part of a proposed bill that could have opened up the protected Greenbelt to development. link 5:28pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Authorities say five people have been killed in a shooting at a Florida bank. link 5:27pm
CTVToronto
CTV Toronto@CTVToronto
Police say they need help finding the family of a homeless woman killed in laneway link link 5:26pm
680NEWS
680 NEWS Toronto@680NEWS
Police: 5 fatally shot inside Florida bank, suspect arrested link 5:26pm
TrendsmapCanada
Trendsmap Canada@TrendsmapCanada
#trumpcanceled is now trending in Canada link link 5:25pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Ontario will not move forward with part of a proposed bill that could have opened up the protected Greenbelt to development. link 5:25pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Ontario considers removing caps on kindergarten, primary class sizes link link 5:24pm
CityNews
CityNews Toronto@CityNews
Here's why you need to clear your roof, and not just your windshield, of snow. A CityNews viewer spotted this dangerous moment on Highway 401 near Yonge St. link 5:23pm
ACollinsPhoto
Andrew Collins@ACollinsPhoto
.@HaltonPolice searching for vehicle after it fled the scene of collision on Derry Road/ Walkers Line. @HRPSBurl @BurlingtonFire @HaltonMedics207 remain on scene link 5:23pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Millions of bank loan and mortgage documents have leaked online link via @techcrunch 5:22pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Google planning changes to Chrome that could break ad blockers link 5:19pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Oracle says racial discrimination lawsuit is 'meritless' link via @techcrunch 5:18pm
NEWSTALK1010
NEWSTALK1010@NEWSTALK1010
JUST IN: Five dead in a shooting at a bank in Central Florida. link link 5:18pm
TheTorontoSun
Toronto Sun@TheTorontoSun
Paul Feig defends Leslie Jones over Ghostbusters backlash link link 5:16pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
"We have made the difficult decision to take some much need time off in 2019." link 5:15pm
CP24
CP24@CP24
Five people fatally shot inside Florida bank link link 5:15pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Ford government backs down on legislation that would have made it easier to build in the Greenbelt link link 5:14pm
CBCToronto
CBC Toronto@CBCToronto
Large Ontario cities opting out of pot shops is a 'painful haircut to expectations' link link 5:14pm
SimonOstler
Simon Ostler@SimonOstler
Seconds count: How Toronto's first responders work to save victims of gun violence, trauma link A great feature by @NWestoll @TorontoMedics @Toronto_Fire @TorontoPolice 5:13pm
ACollinsPhoto
Andrew Collins@ACollinsPhoto
.@HamiltonPolice on scene of a multi vehicle collision with minor injuries. Delays in the area #HamOnt link 5:12pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Prince William says celebrities shunned mental health charity link 5:11pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Bryan Singer: Bohemian Rhapsody director reportedly facing sex allegations link 5:10pm
am640
640 Toronto@am640
"One of the things that plays factor is that we're not sure it could be replaced." link 5:09pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Dangerous chemicals found in nappy tests by French authority link 5:09pm
globalnewsto
Global News Toronto@globalnewsto
"One of the things that plays factor is that we're not sure it could be replaced." link 5:09pm
stephaniesmyth
Stephanie Smyth@stephaniesmyth
Whaaa?!? link 5:07pm
ACollinsPhoto
Andrew Collins@ACollinsPhoto
.@BurlingtonFire @HaltonMedics207 on scene of a multi vehicle collision on Walkers Line south of Derry Road. Female patient with non life threatening injuries #BurlON @HRPSBurl 5:07pm
NEWSTALK1010
NEWSTALK1010@NEWSTALK1010
Here's the view from outside the SunTrust bank in Sebring, Florida, where a 21 year-old-man shot and killed five people link 5:07pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
Dog-walking app accused of cover-up over dog's death link 5:07pm
TorontoStar
TorontoStar@TorontoStar
Under the mortgage stress test, home buyers have to qualify for a mortgage at 2 per cent above the Bank of Canada's five-year benchmark rate or the rate they negotiate with their lender. Reports are asking Ottawa to tweak it. link 5:05pm
Dave1Agar
Dave Agar@Dave1Agar
McDonald's riles up its franchisees with a demand to pay for a kitchen wall link via @business 5:04pm