Toronto’s Community Police Academy offers ‘better understanding’ of cops:Nine-week program runs in spring and fall

'It brought a better understanding of the multiple roles that police officers play within our community.' That’s how Benjamin Davoodi describes Community Police Academy, a nine-week program for citizens interested in [Read entire story]

Community council greenlights final 2 phases of Etobicoke development:Valhalla Town Square and Park Terraces will bring total of 1,480 new residential units

Community council greenlights final two phases of Etobicoke's Valhalla Town Square. [Read entire story]

Major transformation underway at Kipling CI, to combat low enrolment:Take our poll: Do you think the renovations and new programs are enough to reverse declining enrolments?

THE ISSUE: Declining enrolments LOCAL IMPACT: Kipling CI is renovating the school, and adding new programs to attract new students. [Read entire story]

All’s fair in love and real estate:Finding a house is like finding a date, says Vicki Schmidt

Finding a house is like finding a date, says Vicki Schmidt. [Read entire story]

North York senior donates handmade wig stands to cancer patients:Handcrafted creations a work of art, says volunteer coordinator

THE ISSUE: Coping with hair loss from chemotherapy LOCAL IMPACT: A North York man donates wooden wig stands to cancer patients at Sunnybrook’s Odette Cancer Centre [Read entire story]

Robotics project by Toronto Beach students aims to link astronauts with home:Take our poll: How important is tech education – like robotics – for youth?

THE ISSUE: Technology education LOCAL IMPACT: Glen Ames PS in the Beach is teaching students how to tackle real-world problems with robotics [Read entire story]

Condo, rental buildings being built off Leslie Street in North York:1 Adra Villaway

The work is by Deltera Inc. (Tridel), which is working in partnership with Toronto Community Housing Corporation. [Read entire story]

Deer Park joins chorus demanding the city clear their sidewalks:Residents say it’s unfair for the city to clear select communities

The Issue: City snow removal Local Impact: Deer Park residents are lobbying the city to clear all city sidewalks, not just those in the suburbs [Read entire story]

PHOTO SHOOTS: Keeping cats and dogs healthy in Etobicoke:toronto.com takes a ‘paws’ to find out about pet care

toronto.com takes a ‘paws’ to find out about pet care [Read entire story]

Parkdale parents concerned over proposed changes to autism funding:Take our poll: Is the province’s plan for funding autism services a good idea?

THE ISSUE: Funding for autism services LOCAL IMPACT: Parents speak out against funding caps that will negatively effect their children's development [Read entire story]

Here’s what’s inside March’s Toronto Life Wine Club box

We're helping you navigate the depths of winter with a cerebral red blend, a smooth merlot and a racy riesling [Read entire story]

What Toronto soccer fans are saying about Sebastian Giovinco’s exit

Toronto's biggest soccer star is in Saudi Arabia now [Read entire story]

An amped-up Arkells show, an avant-garde film exhibit and five other things to see, do and hear in Toronto this week

Everything worth doing in Toronto during the week of February 11 [Read entire story]

Sale of the Week: The Roncesvalles loft that gained almost $300,000 in value in under two years

Timing is everything in Toronto's condo market [Read entire story]

Doctors describe treatment options for adolescent depression

Although depression affects about 20 per cent of adolescents, many don't seek help and hesitate to talk to their parents, U.S. doctors say. [Read entire story]

Condo of the Week: $8.8 million for an absolutely massive suite near Yorkville

A downtown condo with plenty of elbow room [Read entire story]

Science Says: Can a Super Bowl ad give you ‘brain tingles?’

Some people spend hours watching videos of hair brushing and paper crinkling because they report feeling a rush from the subtle, repetitive sights and sounds, but is it all in their heads? [Read entire story]

‘Yes, I am struggling': Greater awareness of mental toll on first responders leads to push for better services

A decade after a house fire call took the life of two colleagues, firefighter Lionel Crowther continues to advocate for more focus on the mental health challenges first responders face. [Read entire story]

Just finished dry January? This author wants you to keep going — until April

Author Ruby Warrington's new book Sober Curious starts with one question: would your life be better without alcohol? She tells guest host Connie Walker dry January is a good starting point to examine your relationship [Read entire story]

Drug, vaccine shortages likely to continue, warns N.S. pharmacy association

Over the last few months, health providers have been left scrambling to deal with supply gaps in blood pressure medications, antidepressants and vaccines for travellers. [Read entire story]

Panellists talk approaches to mental health support in Indigenous communities

CBC Indigenous talks to two people about how they support their mental health. [Read entire story]

Coquitlam psychiatric hospital fined almost $650K after nurses attacked

The $646,304.88 fine marks the largest penalty issued by WorkSafeBC in the history of the province, according to the B.C. Nurses Union. [Read entire story]

Controversial supervised consumption site in Calgary gets 1-year lifeline from Health Canada

Health Canada has approved the renewal of the supervised consumption site at the Sheldon Chumir Health Centre in Calgary, the federal agency announced Thursday afternoon. [Read entire story]

Concussion concerns: Many curlers play bareheaded despite calls for helmets

Wearing helmets is universally accepted for sports like football and hockey. But in curling, the practice is sporadic and usually up to the players themselves. Some in Calgary, however, worry about concussions and have [Read entire story]

What’s on the menu at Brodflour, a new bakery in Liberty Village that mills its own flours

Including fancy toast [Read entire story]

Every new title coming to Netflix Canada in February

Including a Jake Gyllenhaal art horror flick, a TV remake of the L.A. Times Dirty John podcast and a teen superhero series shot in Hamilton [Read entire story]

Ontario government responds after NDP leaks draft bill to scrap regional health agencies

The Ontario NDP says it has obtained a draft of a government bill that would dissolve the province's Local Health Integration Networks and create a "super agency" to oversee the health system. [Read entire story]

Quebec doctors decry the province’s high rate of prescribing ADHD drugs to children and teens

An open letter signed by 45 doctors says it's urgent to ask why drugs are being prescribed at a rate that is, in the case of teens, double the rest of Canada's, as well as why so many young people are showing symptoms of [Read entire story]

The Chase: New kids on the Bridle Path

A Danish family searches for a home in the city’s ritziest neighbourhood [Read entire story]

Over 2 dozen children including babies die from bitter cold in Syria camp, WHO says

At least 29 children and newborns are reported to have died in a teeming camp in northeastern Syria over the past eight weeks, mainly due to hypothermia, the World Health Organization says. [Read entire story]

How will Doug Ford change the health-care system? Here are some answers

Increasing the number of beds in Ontario's health-care system won't on its own solve the problem of hospital overcrowding, says a report that will shape Premier Doug Ford's reforms. [Read entire story]

Elizabeth Wettlaufer confessed to attacking a 15th patient. The public was never told

CBC News has learned new details about a London Police Service investigation into an additional attack by serial killer Elizabeth Wettlaufer through documents filed in court. [Read entire story]

Families hiring own staff to guard nursing home residents

A growing number of Ottawa families are hiring staff to protect their loved ones from being attacked by other residents in their long-term care homes, according to a local advocacy group. [Read entire story]

E-cigarettes beat nicotine gum and patches to quit smoking

E-cigarettes worked slightly better than other nicotine replacement treatments to help people quit smoking, but there are still many unknown health effects of e-cigarettes, a new study suggests. [Read entire story]