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Pilot in hospital after helicopter crash in Brantford

A pilot is in hospital with unknown injuries after a helicopter crash in Brantford Sunday morning. At around 7 a.m., Brantford police responded to a collision involving a helicopter in the areas of Golf and Powerline Roads. The pilot sustained unknown injuries and was transported to hospital for assessment, police

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Toronto city council votes unanimously to opt out of e-scooter pilot

The City of Toronto has decided to opt out of an e-scooter pilot project due to safety and accessibility concerns. City council’s unanimous decision Wednesday applies to both shared and privately-owned e-scooters and will see Toronto’s existing ban on the use of the vehicles on public streets, bike lanes, sidewalks

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Toronto launches dog waste pilot project

Toronto has created new street litter bins with a “dog poop” compartment, as part of a pilot program to address an increase of dog waste in the city. The first phase of the pilot includes 10 litter bins where one slot will be converted for dog waste. These compartments are

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Ontario launches new pilot project to ease strain on hospitals

Paramedics in certain parts of Ontario will soon be able to offer some patients more treatment without having to take them to a hospital. The year-long pilot project announced Monday by the Ministry of Health will see new 911 models of care brought to 33 municipalities across the province, including

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Toronto may opt out of pilot project allowing e-scooters on roads

Toronto may opt out of a provincewide pilot project allowing the use of electric scooters on Ontario roadways. The five-year pilot project, which officially began on Jan. 1, 2020, gave municipalities the green light to allow e-scooters to operate on a roadway or on the shoulder of a highway. The

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