New model Dodge Ram vans targeted for theft in Bolton

If you have a new model Dodge RAM pickup truck, you may want to take some theft prevention measures. Caledon OPP said there has been a recent trend of truck thefts. Police are investigating eight incidents reported between August 3 and August 15. The vehicles were all stolen from residential driveways between approximately 2 and … Read more

CNE back in Toronto after two years with food, games and rides

Lianne Chen shows Eative’s Rainbow slime which will be available at this year’s CNE. The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) returns this Friday with an array of vendors and exhibits, from robotics contests to “Seoul-ful” tater tots. “I’ve been here a long time and I enjoy it every day. It touches me, like all this family … Read more

Body of Ottawa resident found after canoe capsized near Bancroft

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU) has located the body of a missing boater in Peter Lake, Wollaston. On August 13, shortly after 5:30 p.m., officers from the Ontario Provincial Police and the Wollaston Fire Department responded to a report that a canoe had capsized on Peter Lake, with one … Read more

‘Sticker shock’: Durham flat rental cost continues to rise

Townhouse for rent in Oshawa. Residents are struggling to find rental accommodation as rent prices continue to rise in Durham Region and the rest of the GTA. August 3, 2022 At a time when Durham residents are struggling to pay rent, things aren’t looking up, unless it’s the cost of rent. “There are just a … Read more

Toronto’s average single-detached home price drops more than $550,000 in five months, outpacing losses in Mississauga and Brampton

The average purchase price for a single-detached home in Toronto has fallen nearly $400,000 since May and more than $550,000 since hitting a high in February. According to the latest GTA housing market statistics from the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB), the average selling price for single-detached homes in Toronto in July was $1,515,763. … Read more

Guelph ER wait times improve slightly, but fewer patients seek care

Average wait times at Guelph General Hospital improved slightly in June, but that was also accompanied by a drop in the number of people seeking emergency care. According to data recently released by Health Quality Ontario, the average time to see a doctor after presenting to the Guelph hospital emergency department in June was 2.7 … Read more

Where are the cheapest places to get gas in Toronto?

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Toronto children’s brain tumor charity raises funds with 150 kilometer bike ride

The Meagan Bebenek Foundation – also known as Meagan’s HUG, a Toronto charity that began raising money after founder Denise Bebenek’s five-year-old daughter died of a cancerous brain tumor – is hosting a event Saturday to raise vital funds for pediatric brain tumor research. The Aug. 13 event, titled Bike For Kids, is a 150-kilometre … Read more

Scarborough-Guildwood County Paul Ainslie and area Catholic administrators face no adversary

Has any part of Scarborough given up on change when it comes to its municipal government? Don’t its inhabitants want to contest their seats in the Catholic school boards? Citizens of the former borough who are still trying to launch a political career at Toronto City Hall or as a school trustee must act quickly … Read more

Where to go: Here are the hotspots in Toronto, according to Bumble and OpenTable

Until August 18, users of Bumble, a popular dating app, will see a pop-up campaign showcasing their three Canadian Top 100 restaurant listings, intended to help users find the best place for dates, you between friends and professional meetings. Launched by Bumble and restaurant technology company OpenTable, according to the press release, the listings come … Read more