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Toronto has reported this year’s first human case of West Nile Virus

Toronto Public Health (TPH) has received a lab confirmation indicating that an adult resident in Toronto has tested positive for West Nile Virus. This is the first human case testing positive for West Nile Virus in Toronto for 2015. TPH continues to investigate where the virus was acquired, as the resident had potential exposures in Toronto and outside of the city.

Toronto Uber vs. taxi driver confrontation caught on camera

Dashcam video shows cab drivers intimidating Uber driver near downtown hotel

The video, shared by Justin Burrows, an UberX driver himself, shows the altercation which took place near the Fairmont Royal York hotel on Front Street West last week. Burrows says it’s video evidence of the growing hostilities between traditional cab drivers and those who drive for Uber, a battle that’s being fought at city hall and in the streets.