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Toronto continues investigation into cause of massive power outage

Toronto continues investigation into cause of massive power outage

Hydro One says it will take “several days” to repair hydro lines that were damaged after an upright crane in the lake slammed into them and caused a massive power outage downtown on Thursday. The outage occurred in the city’s financial district at around 12:30 pm, leaving approximately 10,000 customers without power at its peak. …

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Rogers and Shaw sign deal with Quebecor to sell Freedom Mobile

TORONTO — Rogers Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications Inc. have signed a definitive agreement with Quebecor Inc. that will see the Montreal-based telecom company acquire wireless carrier Freedom Mobile Inc. Rogers will sell Shaw-owned Freedom to Videotron Ltd., which is owned by Quebecor, for $2.85 billion in a deal it hopes will appease the concerns …

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Thomas Robertson: Former Virginia police officer sentenced to more than 7 years in January 6 case

CNN — A former Virginia police officer who was fired after breaching the US Capitol building on January 6, 2021, was sentenced by a federal judge Thursday to more than seven years in prison. Thomas Robertson entered the Capitol with the first breach of rioters that day, prosecutors said, and marks the second rioter convicted …

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Calgary-London flight turns back, ‘unruly passenger’ arrested

An “unruly passenger” was kicked off a flight headed to London, England, from Calgary on Wednesday night. According to Calgary police, the passenger assaulted a member of the flight crew. About an hour into the 8.5-hour flight, the crew made the decision to return to Calgary International Airport. The WestJet flight departed just before 8 …

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Ontario Cannabis Store capping pot shop orders, changing delivery window after cyberattack

Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, August 11, 2022 2:45PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, August 11, 2022 3:50PM EDT TORONTO – Ontario’s cannabis wholesaler is temporarily capping the number of products retailers can order and expanding its delivery window as it works through a backlog caused by a cyberattack on its logistics partner. The …

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Major Toronto power outage caused by sea crane snapping hydro lines

Power has been restored for all customers impacted by a massive outage in downtown Toronto that forced some businesses to partially Tens of thousands of hydro customers in downtown Toronto have their power back after a massive outage on Thursday that forced some businesses to close and caused headaches for drivers. Power was restored just …

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Riders on GO and a few other GTA transit systems can start tapping with credit cards to pay

Customers riding GO Transit and a number of other GTA transit systems can now pay for a ride the same way they do for a coffee or a meal — by simply tapping a credit card. Starting today, riders on GO Transit, Brampton Transit, MiWay and Oakville Transit can pay an adult fare by tapping …

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Ontario Cannabis Store says some orders starting to move after cyberattack forces shutdown

The Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) says operations are resuming at its distribution center after being disrupted by a cyberattack earlier this week. “The Ontario Cannabis Store’s distribution center is in the process of returning to operational status,” the government-run cannabis distributor said on its website late Wednesday afternoon. “A small number of deliveries from the …

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Crocodile Dundee star Paul Hogan, 82, is spotted in his homeless-ridden Venice neighborhood

Crocodile Dundee star Paul Hogan has been spotted out and about for the first time in over a year as he ran errands in his crime and homeless-ridden Los Angeles neighborhood. The reclusive Australian-born actor wearing jeans and a denim shirt looked gaunt as he pumped gas and washed his windows last month in his …

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