Toronto Morning: What you need to know today – TorontoOn 23/02/2019 by admin
IN THE NEWS…
A little girl who was struck and killed in Leaside last week will be laid to rest today. The funeral service for seven-year-old Georgia Walsh will be held this afternoon at St. Paul’s Anglican Church on Bloor Street East.Rescuers retrieved more bodies Monday in the sprawling fields of east Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed, killing all 298 people aboard. A vote is expected later today by the U.N. Security Council on an Australia-proposed resolution demanding international access to the crash site and a cease-fire around the area.People who normally use Guelph Transit buses to get around will have to find another means of transport this morning. Members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1189 voted Sunday to reject a tentative contract agreement that was reached a week ago and endorsed by the union executive.The family of a Burlington, Ont. teacher detained in an Indonesian jail on allegations of child sexual assault has been trying to enlist Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird to help win his release. Neil Bantleman, 45, was working as a learning co-ordinator at the Jakarta International School, a prestigious school popular with expatriate families.A Mississauga man accused of stabbing several office employees at his workplace in North York in April will make another court appearance today. Chuang Li is back in court following an extended psychiatric assessment.Mike Conway was the surprise winner of a collision-filled second race at the Honda Indy Toronto. Conway, a road- and street-course specialist, went to the pits early for new tires then stayed out on course as the leaders pitted to put him in position to win the 11-turn, 2.81-kilometre race at Exhibition Place on Sunday.
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