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Nursing home filed report on Elizabeth Wettlaufer’s violations after it fired her 26 July 2017, 11:14 pm


The nursing home where Wettlaufer killed seven patients says it flagged issues to the Ontario College of Nurses after firing her.

Court dismisses company’s libel lawsuit against teacher over Facebook postings 26 July 2017, 11:04 pm


When Katie Mohammed turned to Facebook to air concerns about her community — as millions of people do every day — she didn’t think she’d ever be sued for libel, and become the centre of a precedent-setting case in Ontario’s laws protecting speech in the public interest.

‘Who is human enough?’ Transgender soldiers panicked, outraged by Trump’s abrupt ban 26 July 2017, 10:45 pm


One transgender veteran said Trump’s decision was especially infuriating given the president’s Vietnam draft deferments.

‘You are my favourite president’: The White House just read a 9-year-old’s letter to Trump out loud at the press briefing 26 July 2017, 9:12 pm


Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders opened Wednesday’s White House press briefing by reading a letter of praise she said was from a child named Dylan. “You seem really nice. Can we be friends?” the letter read.

Markham residents have beef with huge cow sculpture 26 July 2017, 8:38 pm


Massive chrome sculpture on stilts in Cathedraltown neighbourhood caught many residents by surprise.

Family says testimony from three police officers at shooting inquest is inconsistent 26 July 2017, 8:32 pm


“None of their stories match,” said Joanne MacIsaac, after hearing testimony from three police officers at the coroner’s inquest into her brother’s death.

Rolling Stone gazes fondly, but not deeply, at Justin Trudeau: Menon 26 July 2017, 7:49 pm


PM’s several failings and disappointments don’t get much ink when U.S. media just want to drool over him.

Wynne promises small-business relief to offset minimum wage hike 26 July 2017, 7:15 pm


Ontario’s premier is pledging to introduce changes in the fall to help with the costs of boosting the minimum wage to $15 in 2019.

Clipping of toe nails, no toilet paper, stinky food – here’s why the GO train alarm gets pressed 26 July 2017, 6:38 pm


These are just a few of the reasons that riders gave for why they hit the emergency strip and stopped the train, says Metrolinx.

Average price of a Toronto condo cracks $500,000 26 July 2017, 5:25 pm


The average condo cost $532,032 — 28.1 per cent higher than the second quarter last year according to the Toronto Real Estate Board.

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