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

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

Toronto police are looking for a man after a woman was repeatedly punched in the face in North York

Police are asking for help in identifying a suspect in an assault in the Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue area of ​​North York. Toronto police allege a woman was walking down a sidewalk toward the Sheppard-Yonge subway station when a man assaulted her as he walked past, punching her repeatedly in the face, around 5 … Read more

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

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

Guide to municipal elections: Here’s everything you need to know about voting in Toronto

Toronto residents, along with Ontarians, will go to the polls this fall to decide who will represent them at the Toronto City Council table and at the local school board level. The 2022 municipal and school elections will take place on Monday, October 24. We’ve put together this comprehensive guide that highlights key dates and … Read more

Toronto East Cyclists are offering free bike tune-ups in Scarborough North Park this weekend

A group of cyclists welcome people for group rides and a free bike tune-up in Scarborough this August long weekend. On Saturday, July 30, East Toronto cyclists gather at Guildwood GO at 10:30 a.m. for a celebration of the “first ride” of fresh murals along the Conlins Road bike path, one of the few recent … Read more

Here’s how much single-detached home prices have fallen in Toronto and 30 other cities and towns in the Greater Toronto Area since the Bank of Canada’s rate hikes

The average price to buy a single-detached home in Toronto and surrounding cities and towns has fallen since the Bank of Canada began raising interest rates to fight inflation in March. After holding its key overnight rate at 0.25% since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, the Bank of Canada (BoC) has … Read more

Toronto hair salon chain Miami Fades makes the cut for new TFC superstar Lorenzo Insigne

Lorenzo Insigne gets a haircut at Miami Fades. A chain of Toronto hair salons has chosen Lorenzo Insigne, Toronto FC’s newest superstar, the Italian-born soccer player. Dwight Murray, founder of Miami Fades, said it opened on July 1, Canada Day, for the soccer superstar who just arrived in Toronto and will do so for the … Read more

Toronto ready to deliver second booster dose to more residents

The City of Toronto is ready to provide a second booster dose to more residents now that Ontario has opened up eligibility for adults 18 and older. On Wednesday, July 13, during a visit to a pop-up Toronto Public Health Immunization Clinic in Eglinton Square, Mayor John Tory, accompanied by Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto … Read more