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  • Toronto City Hall

    Council considers selling public facilities naming rights to corporations

    Kevin Misener

    Labatt Beer Park, Speedy Glass Arena, Walmart Way, Burger King Parkway, Facebook Station.

    The list is endless and selling naming rights could transform the Toronto into a commercial while filling the city’s coffers with corporate cash.

  • Victim of the November 1993 sexual assault spoke to reporters via speakerphone at Toronto Police headquarters. She no longer lives in Toronto.

    $50,000 reward offered to help solve two sex assaults from ’90s

    Charlene Close and 680News staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – Toronto police have posted a $50-thousand reward in two cold case sexual assaults linked to the same man. The two women were attacked eight months apart in November of 1993 and July 1994. At Police headquarters, one of the victims has spoken to reporters over speakerphone in the hope that it will

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  • TTC not mailing July metropass due to postal strike

    680News staff

    The TTC announced Tuesday it will not mail the July metropass to its 48,000 Metropass Discount Plan subscribers due to ongoing labour disruptions at Canada Post.   Customers who usually get their passes in the mail can purchase the July metropass at a subway station collector booth, pass vending machine, or at one of more

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  • City to better protect whistleblowers

    680News staff

    City of Toronto workers now have expanded protection under the city’s whistleblower policy. Employees are already protected from threats of losing their jobs when they report cases of fraud. Mayor Rob Ford has extended the same protection to workers who report waste or mismanagement.   “If we want them to report waste and mismanagement, or

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  • McGuinty promises refunds for delayed GO trains

    680News staff and The Canadian Press

    Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty has said a re-elected Liberal government would offer refunds to GO train commuters if their train is more than 20 minutes late. The premier admits there are a lot of details to be worked out. “Let’s think practically for a moment… how’s it going to work? You’re on the train, it’s

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  • Mayoral candidate against urban wheat

    Dave White

    Vancouver Coun. Suzanne Anton is speaking out over a $5000 pilot project that could see front lawns turned into wheat farms, calling it another one of Gregor Robertson’s “green schemes.”

  • Canucks arrive home

    Dave White/Sonia Aslam

    Their flight touched down at YVR this afternoon and they were greeted by tons of cheering fans. One woman fastened her bra to a sign that read: “Boston this is the only cup you’re going to get.”

  • Two Canada Post workers accused of stealing mail

    680News staff

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Two Canada Post workers are accused of stealing mail from a Mississauga outlet. Peel police and Canada Post investigators looked into the theft of several pieces of mail from an outlet on Campobello Road. It’s believed stolen included cash, gift cards, electronics and anything deemed to be of value. On June 2,

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  • File photo

    Canucks still favoured to win elusive Stanley Cup

    Andrea Macpherson

    The Canucks are still the favoured team to hoist the Stanley Cup in Vancouver, says a Las Vegas bookkeeper, who gives the team a 60 per cent shot at winning.

  • Green men largely left alone during deflating Game 6

    News1130 Staff

    The Green Men were back at Boston’s TD Garden last night, but Force says Boston fans were too distracted to give them any trouble, this time.