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Multi-vehicle crash closes Bayview-Bloor ramps on DVP

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Multi-vehicle crash closes Bayview-Bloor ramps on DVP

The northbound and southbound Bayview-Bloor ramps are closed on the Don Valley Parkway following a multi-vehicle crash early Thursday morning.Toronto police said three vehicles were involved in the collision causing a rollover.Paramedics said three people were taken to hospital.Two suffered minor injuries and a third was rushed to a trauma centre with serious injuries.Motorists have…

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Construction affecting bus routes from Montreal’s West Island

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Construction affecting bus routes from Montreal’s West Island

At the bus terminal in Dorval, there are warning signs plastered on nearly every lamp post to advise users to expect service disruptions heading downtown.Buses like the 211, taking public transit users from the West Island to the Lionel Groulx Metro station, have experienced major delays because of construction work. Story continues below Related 2 of Montreal’s electric…

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Sinkhole closes part of Highway 25 near Saint-Roch de l’Achigan

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Sinkhole closes part of Highway 25 near Saint-Roch de l’Achigan

A giant sinkhole off Highway 25 near Saint-Roch de l’Achigan in the Lanaudière region, north-east of Montreal, caused major traffic headaches during rush hour Thursday.Corr. : #A25 sud à St-Roch-de-l'Achigan hauteur de la sortie no 44 fermée/ problème de chaussée— Québec 511 (@Qc511_Mtl) April 13, 2017Quebec provincial police were on the scene to mitigate traffic.Transports…

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OPP, Toronto police increase training to better detect drugged driving

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OPP, Toronto police increase training to better detect drugged driving

TORONTO – Ontario’s two largest police forces have stepped up training for their officers to better detect drugged driving as legislation on legalizing marijuana looms in Ottawa.Both Toronto police and Ontario Provincial Police are waiting to pore over the federal government’s much-anticipated pot bill, which is expected to be tabled on Thursday, with a keen…

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Uber opens new office, launches UberSELECT in Calgary as ridership grows

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Uber opens new office, launches UberSELECT in Calgary as ridership grows

Uber continues to make its mark on Calgary, by expanding its services and opening a new office in the popular Inglewood neighbourhood.“We chose Inglewood because it’s kind of central and so drivers from around the city have easier access to get there,” general manager Ramit Kar told News Talk 770 Monday. READ MORE: Uber comes…

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NDG warns of major traffic disruption; Monkland Ave. eastbound closed for 4 weeks

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NDG warns of major traffic disruption; Monkland Ave. eastbound closed for 4 weeks

Beginning Monday, Monkland Avenue eastbound, between Girouard and Decarie will be closed for the next four weeks.The closure is required for Bell to work on its underground infrastructure.READ MORE: More traffic chaos for NDG and Montreal West residentsThe borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce warned motorists that the closure may result in some extra traffic in the area.The closure is…

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Fatal collision near Leduc claims life of 29-year-old man

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Fatal collision near Leduc claims life of 29-year-old man

A single vehicle rollover collision in Leduc County Sunday morning has claimed the life of a 29-year-old man.It happened just after 9 a.m. near Township Road 490 and Range Road 244.The man’s vehicle was travelling west along Township Road 490 when it left the north ditch, struck an approach and rolled.The man’s name is not…

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Know where the #worstroads are? CAA-Quebec wants to know

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Know where the #worstroads are? CAA-Quebec wants to know

Think you know where the worst road in Quebec is?CAA-Quebec is looking for submissions for the Top 10 most pothole-ridden, badly maintained and weirdly positioned street in the province.READ MORE: Marvin Rotrand: Montreal’s newest ‘bad road crusader’Currently, Pie-IX Boulevard tops the list of worst roads in Montreal, coming fifth overall in Quebec.Notre-Dame Street East, as well…

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Part of St-Jacques Street will close Monday for at least two months

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Part of St-Jacques Street will close Monday for at least two months

Beginning on Monday, April 10, the stretch of St-Jacques Street. West, between St. Remi and De Courcelle streets will be closed for at least two months.READ MORE: Scary drive greets motorists approaching the Saint-Jacques overpass Story continues below Transport Quebec announced Wednesday that they need to completely close the stretch of the street in order to continue…

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More closures on Champlain Bridge this spring

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More closures on Champlain Bridge this spring

If you plan on crossing the St-Lawrence River this spring or summer you had better pack a lot of patience.Major repair work on the three federally operated bridges will soon begin and could cause serious traffic delays.More than $200 million is budgeted for the Champlain, Jacques-Cartier and Mercier Bridges; most of it earmarked for the…

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