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Jam-packed Dufferin St. is speeding toward rapid densification 20 January 2019, 1:00 am


The Dufferin-Bloor neighbourhood is ground zero for major developments that will bring thousands of new residents to an area that is already jam packed — and that has community members nervous.

Judge tosses Brampton drug case, slams Crown ‘negligence’ for disclosing ‘mountain’ of evidence on eve of trial 20 January 2019, 1:00 am


“No explanation of any kind has been provided,” Justice David E. Harris said of the Crown’s delay in disclosing cellphone evidence to the defence in a drug importation case.

Homeless aid group makes a difference but demands change 20 January 2019, 12:40 am


It was an occasion of both celebration and condemnation Saturday, as volunteers for the Project Winter Survival homeless relief effort packed emergency kits and sleeping bags to prevent further Toronto street deaths during a weekend cold snap.

This former taxi driver fled Honduras after gangs tried to take his life. Now in Canada, he says the ‘migrant caravan’ is misunderstood 19 January 2019, 12:00 pm


Now living in Vancouver, he says the people in the “caravan” — including his family and friends — are travelling together for safety after fleeing extreme violence. Advocates want to change the dialogue around this exodus to counter stereotypes of “criminals” and “terrorists” knocking at the gates.

Provincial cuts leave adults with disabilities ‘hanging on a ledge’ 18 January 2019, 8:00 pm


Ontario axes program that helps adults with autism and other developmental disabilities build rich and meaningful lives.

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