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July 21, 2018 8:34 PM Lower Don construction can start before flood-protection is completed, province says

Under the building code amendment, new buildings will not be allowed to be occupied until the flood risk in the area is removed, Clark said. Toronto’s Port Lands area is in a floodplain, and for years has remained “effectively undevelopable and economically underutilized until the flood risk is removed,” according to Waterfront Toronto. Since 2014, plans 7

July 12, 2018 12:31 AM There’s no tally of close calls on Toronto streets. So pedestrians are turning to #NearMissToronto

Abigail Pugh had just dropped her 9-year-old daughter off at school in Dufferin Grove when she witnessed a near miss. A driver didn’t see a boy crossing at a pedestrian crosswalk and slammed on the brakes, narrowly avoiding another headline-making tragedy. The experience spurred Pugh to create the hashtag and ensuing campaign #NearMissToronto. “I just decided 9

July 11, 2018 10:46 PM Companies building Eglinton Crosstown LRT sue Metrolinx for breach of contract

In a five-page notice of action filed with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on Tuesday, Crosslinx claims it’s owed compensation because it has incurred damages and increased costs as a result of Metrolinx’s failure to live up to the project’s contract. The notice doesn’t specify how much the consortium believes it’s owed. Crosslinx is also seeking 9

July 11, 2018 9:39 AM Trudeau announces new Canada led NATO training mission in Iraq

BRUSSELS— The Canadian military will command a new NATO training and capacity building mission in Iraq for its first year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced in Brussels on Wednesday as part of the annual alliance summit. Trudeau said the mission, to begin in the fall of 2018 in Baghdad and the surrounding vicinity, will include the deployment of as many as 250 Canadian 8

July 10, 2018 2:34 PM MPPs electing new speaker by secret ballot Wednesday

Burlington MPP Jane McKenna, who has returned to Queen’s Park after a four-year hiatus, would like to make history as the first woman to become speaker. McKenna, elected in 2011 then defeated in 2014 before returning after the June 7 vote, said she’s seen the highs and the lows of politics. “I remember how I felt the first time I entered the Legislature 6

July 9, 2018 12:12 AM James Hinchcliffe gets first IndyCar win of season at Iowa

Ed Carpenter threw a curveball at the field when he spun out and got clipped by Sato six laps from the finish, drawing a caution. Newgarden went in for new tires while Hinchcliffe stayed out, with the American hoping to catch Hinchcliffe if the race went green again. It didn’t, and Hinchcliffe cruised past Iowa’s corn-inspired start-finish line in first 10

July 6, 2018 8:28 PM A single parking space in Hong Kong has sold for $765,000

Hong Kong developers are partly to blame. They make more money building apartments than garages, so the ratio of parking spots to housing units has declined, said Denis Ma, head of Hong Kong research at consulting firm Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. The number of parking spaces grew just 9.5 per cent to 743,000 from 2006 through 2016, while the private car population 26

July 3, 2018 10:06 PM Stanley Cup visits the temporary Capital Gazette office

Craig “Woody” Leydig did an interview with the Capital Gazette about 2 p.m. last Thursday afternoon. Leydig, the assistant equipment manager for the Washington Capitals, spoke on the phone from the team’s headquarters at the Kettler Iceplex, in Arlington, Va. Shortly after hanging up the phone, Leydig walked into the laundry room and saw breaking news on television 14

July 3, 2018 12:52 PM Maryland police say suspect sent threatening letters as hundreds gather to remember slain Capital Gazette journalist

WASHINGTON—Maryland police investigating America’s latest mass murder say Jarrod Ramos, the man charged with the slayings, sent three threatening letters on the day of the attack, including one that said he was on his way to the Capital Gazette to “kill as many people” as he could. Sgt. Jacklyn Davis, a spokesperson for Anne Arundel County Police, said the letters 5

June 26, 2018 11:36 PM Canadian Blake Leibel gets life sentence for torturing, killing girlfriend in California

Leibel used a knife in a “prolonged attack” in which Kasian was “alive for the better part of the mutilation and mayhem,” prosecutor Tannaz Mokayef told jurors. She said the crime “followed a script” from his graphic novel. Leibel is the son of Lorne Leibel, a sailor on Canada’s 1976 Olympics team who built a fortune building homes in the Toronto area. Blake 11