A 32-year-old man is recovering in hospital after being struck by a driver who was on his cellphone on Monday night. Toronto Police say that the victim, who has not been identified, was crossing at the intersection of Fort York Boulevard and Harbord Street at 9:35 p.m. When he came across the road, he was struck by a grey 1999 Honda Accord and was rushed to Sunnybrook Hospital in serious condition. The driver was later identified as 52-year-old Rudy Loebl, who was driving a 2004 Subaru WRX sedan. READ MORE
Driver arrested in deadly collisions at busy Toronto intersection
A driver has been arrested after four people were killed and two critically injured in a number of collisions on an already perilous street near Toronto’s downtown during a busy Monday night rush hour.
Chien Tsao, 55, of Scarborough, has been charged with four counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death, three counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm and failure to stop at a scene of an accident. READ MORE
Ontario’s securities regulator extends deadline for comments on east end canal
Investors have until May 15 to comment on the Ontario Securities Commission’s decision to overturn the 41-year-old exclusion of Georgian and Ontario rivers from its regulatory jurisdiction.
The OSC said in a statement that it had added 22 days to the deadline after receiving “a significant number of submissions” urging the regulator to reconsider the decision.
An advisory circular, dated March 28, and released Friday, said the request was based on “a substantial body of evidence indicating that the river has been subjected to consistent, broad and extensive regulation of investors in this province by the OSC.” READ MORE