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Tech in T.O.: Figure 1 app helps medical professionals examine cases from around the world

Tech in T.O.: Figure 1 app helps medical professionals examine cases from around the world

This is the seventh instalment of a 10-part series on Toronto’s technology community .
Man shot near gas station in Abbotsford

Man shot near gas station in Abbotsford

Abbotsford police are investigating a shooting near an Esso station in the 31700 block of South Fraser Way Tuesday night. In a statement, Abbotsford Police Department Constable Judy Bird says a man in his 20s is injured.
Restaurant experts say big-chain closures in Edmonton not surprising as consumers push local

Restaurant experts say big-chain closures in Edmonton not surprising as consumers push local

This week’s announcement that burger chain Red Robin will be pulling out of Alberta has fans of the franchise reeling, but local restaurant experts say it shouldn’t come as a surprise.
1 dead, 2 in critical condition after shooting by Mississauga highway ramp

1 dead, 2 in critical condition after shooting by Mississauga highway ramp

Peel Regional Police say a man has died and two people have been critically injured after a shooting by a Highway 410 ramp in Mississauga. Police said emergency crews were called to the nortbound ramp at Derry Road just before 9:50 p.m. on Tuesday.
Woman in life-threatening condition after crash on Calgary’s Barlow Trail

Woman in life-threatening condition after crash on Calgary’s Barlow Trail

A woman is in life-threatening condition after a two-vehicle crash in southeast Calgary on Tuesday. EMS said the collision happened at Barlow Trail and 72 Avenue S.E. after 9 p.m.
Fire lights up North Kildonan sky after downed power line sparks blaze

Fire lights up North Kildonan sky after downed power line sparks blaze

Manitoba Hydro says arcing power lines were the reason for a fire and flashes that could be seen throughout the sky in North Kildonan. Crews were called to the scene just before 9 p.m. Tuesday night near Devon Avenue and Roch Street.
Mayor announces new fire station for West Kelowna

Mayor announces new fire station for West Kelowna

West Kelowna will be getting a new fire station. Mayor Gord Milsom announced on Tuesday that the city has agreed to purchase two properties on Harmon Road, where the Lakeview Heights Station #32 will be relocated.
Suspect in murder case that led to Hong Kong’s protests leaves prison

Suspect in murder case that led to Hong Kong’s protests leaves prison

A murder suspect whose case indirectly led to Hong Kong’s ongoing protests was freed from prison on Wednesday and told reporters he was willing to surrender to authorities in Taiwan, where he is wanted for the killing of his girlfriend.
Raptors hoist championship banner before taking down New Orleans in season opener

Raptors hoist championship banner before taking down New Orleans in season opener

The Toronto Raptors began their title defence Tuesday night, taking down the New Orleans Pelicans 130-122 with the help of overtime in their season opener at Scotiabank Arena.
Town of Mount-Royal residents demand city council commit to legal action against REM

Town of Mount-Royal residents demand city council commit to legal action against REM

People living in the Town of Mount-Royal are demanding city council commit to taking legal action against the REM.