Authorities have released the names of the father and daughter killed in a horrifying crash over the long weekend.
49-year-old Jayantha Wijeratne and 16-year old Eleesha Wijeratne both died at the scene early Sunday morning.
The mother, who had been celebrating a birthday, is still clinging to life in hospital.
Their lives were shattered when a suspected drunk driver crashed head-on into the family mini-van on the QEW ramp to the 427.
Police say the other driver was traveling the wrong way.
The driver of that SUV is a 19-year old man.
He faces impaired driving charges.
A man believed to be in his 40's is dead after falling off his bicycle.
Toronto Police say the crash happened at Wynchwood Avenue and St. Clair around 6:00pm Monday night.
The cyclist was making a turn with his wheel got caught in the streetcar tracks, sending the man crashing to the ground.
His head hit the ground first and did not have the protection of a helmet.
Authorities are still trying to identify the victim.
It was a heartbreaking loss for Canada's women on the soccer field at the London Games. They tied the United States 3-3 in
regulation play in their semifinal, only to lose 4-3 in the final seconds of extra time.
Captain Christine Sinclair scored all three goals for Canada. The Canadians will play France for the bronze medal on Thursday, while the U-S takes on Japan for the gold. Canada has not won a team summer olympic medal since 1936.
This was a historical game for the team. It was the first time the team had reached the semi-finals at an Olympic games.
Drought conditions in the U-S are expected to boost Canadian food prices by as much as four per cent next year.
Economists predict we'll be paying more for everything from pork to cereal.
R-B-C economist Paul Ferley expects food costs will rise 2.5 to 3.5 per cent this year and three-to-four per cent in 2013.
Extreme drought conditions in several U-S Midwest states are causing corn and soybean crops to wither, and analysts say the effects will ripple through the food chain.
Because corn is used to feed livestock in the U-S, Scotiabank's Patricia Mohr says the rising cost of beef and pork will be most noticeable on grocery store shelves.
Last week, Tim Hortons raised the price of some baked goods and lunch items, and Maple Leaf Foods C-E-O Michael McCain warned that it too will be jacking up its prices.
(The Canadian Press)
The Ontario Fire Marshal has been called in after a fire gutted an auto body shop in the west end.
The fire broke out around 8 a.m. on Racine Road near Rexdale and Martingrove.
The blaze quickly ripped through the building and Toronto Fire crews think the structure is no longer sound.
It's not known how just how much damage was cost, but it's believed the cost will be high.
There were no injuries in the blaze.
A day after two brothers were pronounced dead after being pulled from Lake Ontario in Scarborough, there are three more men missing after being last seen in the water.
A search resumed this morning for a Mississauga man who's presumed to have drowned in Norfolk County.
The O-P-P say the 43-year old man was swimming at the main beach of Long Point Provincial Park yesterday when he disappeared under the water.
His two children aged 12 and 15 had been swimming with him and had just left the water when witnesses said they saw that the man was in distress.
They tried to help, but police say the strong current doomed their rescue efforts.
Search teams were also out in Lake Ontario near the Ajax/Whitby border Sunday night and Monday morning looking for a missing 26 year-old man.
He was in a canoe on Sunday night when it capsized sometime ...
Three men are in police custody after a shooting near the intersection of Richmond and University.
Shots were fired around 5 a.m. Monday, leaving one man with non-life threatening injuries.
Police say they have recovered a firearm.
It's the second last holiday Monday of the summer, Simcoe Day in Toronto (the holiday is called the Civic holiday across the rest of Ontario).
On Monday, tourist spots are open, along with major malls like Vaughan Mills, Square One, and the Eaton Centre.
Some grocery stores will be open and select Beer Store and LCBO locations will also be open this holiday Monday.
Government offices, banks, and post offices will be closed.
The most high-tech Mars rover ever built has landed on the red planet.
NASA says it received a signal from the Curiosity rover Sunday night after a plunge through the Martian atmosphere described as ``seven minutes of terror.''
The rover is the size of a small car, so engineers had to come up with a new way to set it down. For the first time, cables were used to lower the rover inside of a giant crater.
At $2.5 billion, it's the most ambitious and priciest Mars mission yet. For the next two years, the rover will drill into rocks and scoop up soil. It will be exploring whether the planet's environment could have supported life in the form of microscopic
(The Associated Press)
On Day 10 of the Olympics in London, Canada's women's soccer team plays one of it's biggest games ever.
The women take on a strong U.S. side in a semi-final at Manchester's legendary Old Trafford stadium.
With a win, Canada will be guaranteed at least silver.
Before the games, the coach of Canada's women's soccer team accused the United States of using ``highly illegal'' tactics.
John Herdman says some of the physical marking by players on corner
kicks and free kicks violates the rules.
Kayaker Adam van Koeverden of Oakville begins his quest for a fourth Olympic medal today with the K-1 thousand metre heats. Van Koeverden won gold and bronze at the 2004 Athens Games, and a silver four years later in Beijing.
Two-time silver medallist Alexandre Despatie continues his comeback from his diving accident seven weeks ago when he competes in the preliminaries of the three-metre springboard. The ...