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Legislators hike housing allowance by 20 per cent as Toronto rental rates jump

TORONTO — Ontario legislators have quietly increased their rental housing allowances by around 20 per cent arguing that they've been paying out of their own pockets to subsidize housing in Toronto's hot real estate market.
Toronto FC heads for warmth of California to start training camp in earnest

Toronto FC heads for warmth of California to start training camp in earnest

TORONTO — After medicals and two days of fitness training indoors in the frigid north, Toronto FC heads to the warmth and real grass of California on Friday to start training camp in earnest.

Ontario's Tories eliminate free tuition for low-income students

TORONTO — Ontario's Progressive Conservative government is eliminating free tuition for students from low-income families while also cutting tuition fees.

Toronto could accelerate work on downtown relief line

Toronto's mayor says city staff have found a way to speed up work by two years on a planned subway relief line. John Tory says the proposed plan would mean the downtown relief line could be completed in 2029 instead of 2031 as initially projected.

Man whose body was found on Thunder Bay, Ont. highway shoulder is a homicide victim: police

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Provincial police . say a man whose body was found on the shoulder of a highway near Thunder Bay, Ont. is now believed to be a homicide victim.

Six people, including youth, face 262 charges in alleged Toronto taxi fraud scam

TORONTO — Police say six people, including a teen, are facing hundreds of charges in an ongoing taxi-fraud and identity-theft scam allegedly impacting hundreds of people in the Greater Toronto Area.
National Theatre School Festival finds sponsor in TD after many years with Sears

National Theatre School Festival finds sponsor in TD after many years with Sears

TORONTO — A nearly 75-year-old Canadian youth theatre festival where Rachel McAdams, Margot Kidder and David Cronenberg got their start has secured a much-needed new sponsor.
Matt Duchene's three-point night powers Senators past Avalanche 5-2

Matt Duchene's three-point night powers Senators past Avalanche 5-2

OTTAWA — Matt Duchene couldn't have scripted the night any better.

13-year-old girl sent to hospital in life-threatening condition after collision

LONDON, Ont. — A 13-year-old girl was sent to hospital with life-threatening injuries after she was struck by a vehicle in London, Ont.

OHL Roundup: Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen perfect as Wolves blank Battalion 5-0

SUDBURY, Ont. — Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen stopped all 32 shots he faced to lift the Sudbury Wolves to a 5-0 win over the North Bay Battalion on Wednesday in Ontario Hockey League action.
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