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

‘People are being kicked out of elections’: Why Barrie may be heading for a drop in municipal candidate registrations

Is it apathy towards government and election cycles? Fear of reprisals? The lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic? What is stopping potential candidates from running in the upcoming municipal elections in the City of Barrie? Candidates have until August 19 at 2 p.m. to register to run for the seats of mayor, ward councilor or … 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

WHERE ARE THE CANDIDATES?: Lowest number of Guelph candidates in decades currently vying for council seats

Days before the nomination deadline for the October municipal election, Guelph is looking at the lowest number of candidates it has seen in decades. As of Aug. 15, 31 people have submitted their names for city council positions, with Guelphites due to go to the polls on Oct. 24. With the nomination deadline approaching Friday, … Read more

Who is running for Mississauga council in the 2022 municipal election?

Wondering who is running for election or re-election to Mississauga’s 12-member city council? Here are all of the candidates running for Mississauga City Council as of Monday, August 15 and when they were nominated. CANDIDATES FOR MAYOR Bonnie Crombie — Nominated May 2 Derek Ramkissoon — Nominated May 30 David Shaw — Nominated May 2 … Read more

Brampton and Toronto men arrested following gun seizure outside Mississauga nightclub

Peel Regional Police have charged two men with various firearms offenses following an enhanced search patrol at a Mississauga nightclub. At approximately 1 a.m. on Saturday August 13, officers from the Specialized Law Enforcement Office conducted the search at the HER Adult Entertainment Club on Eglinton Avenue East. A vehicle was investigated in the parking … 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