Toronto chooses oak as official tree

Torontonians have chosen the oak tree to represent the city. Mayor John Tory, along with Councilman Jennifer McKelvie, chair of the infrastructure and environment committee, unveiled the official city tree at Cedar Ridge Park on Saturday afternoon. The oak was selected by public vote held from April 21 to May 10. “Trees do so much … Read more

2 people taken to hospital after fire in Rexdale

Two people are hospitalized after a fire broke out at a Rexdale home on Saturday afternoon. Toronto Fire Department said crews responded to reports of a residence fully engulfed in flames on Clearbrooke Circle, west of Islington Avenue, around 2:15 p.m. Platoon leader Kevin Shaw said the crews were met by heavy fire on the … Read more

NDP increases campaign promise for ODSP, promises to double current rate in year two

The Canadian Press Posted Saturday, May 14, 2022 5:10 p.m. EDT Last updated Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 5:36 p.m. EDT BRAMPTON – Ontario New Democrats have announced they will increase planned increases to the province’s Disability Support Program. The change follows criticism that the initial … Read more

‘A slow death’: Ontario woman with rare disease begs province to cover thousands of lifesaving drugs

An Ontario woman is urging the government to reconsider her insurance eligibility for a drug that could save her life but costs hundreds of thousands of dollars a year. Nouma Hammash, 39, a resident of Toronto, grew up in the United Arab Emirates. Diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) at a young age, she has … Read more

Toronto police charge man after sexual assault of 2 women

A Toronto man who worked for a moving company has been arrested after two female clients were sexually assaulted, police say. According to Toronto police, the first incident occurred on April 15 when a woman hired a moving company and was sexually assaulted by a man who worked for her. A second incident occurred on … Read more

Cyclist suffers life-changing injuries after being hit by vehicle in Toronto

A cyclist suffered life-changing injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Toronto on Saturday morning, police say. At approximately 7:15 a.m., emergency crews responded to a collision on Lake Shore Boulevard West and Jameson Avenue. Police say a driver lost control of a vehicle, ran off the road and hit a cyclist. The cyclist … Read more

Police charge driver in fatal Toronto crash

A 30-year-old man has been arrested and charged after a passenger in his car was killed in a crash in Toronto two months ago, police say. On March 6, 2022, Toronto Police responded to a single motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Lake Shore Boulevard West and Jameson Avenue. Police say a man was … Read more

Biker dies after accident in Toronto

A motorcyclist has died following an accident in Toronto overnight. Police responded to a single motor vehicle collision in the area of ​​Locksley and Roselawn avenues on Friday around 10:15 p.m. A man in his thirties was driving a motorcycle when he had an accident. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The … Read more

Driver survives after his vehicle was pushed by a dump truck on Highway 401

An Ontario man walked away from a horrific accident on Highway 401 without any physical injuries after being pushed by a dump truck about half a kilometer. “Happy. Grateful God has given me new life,” Syed Hussain, 47, said outside Humber River Hospital late Friday afternoon. Hussain’s family said he was driving in the collection … Read more

Murder charge laid after Runnymede assault victim dies in hospital

Toronto police have now laid a murder charge in connection with the death of a 30-year-old man who died following an altercation in the Runnymede area two months ago. Police were called to Montye Avenue and Jane Street on March 11, 2022 following an altercation. A 30-year-old man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries … Read more