We need a better perspective on Toronto’s changes. What’s better than an observatory?

A city like Toronto is synonymous with speed and anxiety. The pace of change across the GTA is staggering. Few metropolises change as quickly as this one: go on vacation and find a new horizon, a changed cityscape or new neighbours. This change produces discomfort. Even among people who understand that the city needs to … Read more

4 Toronto-area councilors campaign to be MLAs in Ontario election

Four Toronto-area councilors hope to trade City Hall for Queen’s Park at the end of Ontario’s ongoing election campaign. Two Conservative candidates and a Liberal from Ontario who are currently city councilors are campaigning to win seats in the Ontario Legislative Assembly. An NDP candidate has resigned from Toronto City Council to run in the … Read more

8 PC MPs from Ontario received ‘allowance’ from party coffers

Eight Progressive Conservative MPs from Ontario have received allowances from their riding associations over the past four years for various expenses, including child care, entertainment and vehicle expenses, raising new questions about how the party spends taxpayer donations and grants. After the issue was first raised by the Ontario NDP, Global News combed through publicly … Read more

A city near Toronto will have free menstrual products in public places and here’s where

You might not need to buy as many tampons as usual at your pharmacy in Mississauga, because the city just announced that it will be giving out free menstrual products in a bunch of public spaces. In an April 20 press release, the city council announced the approval of a motion to distribute free menstrual … Read more

Police investigate after 3 men allegedly rob Mississauga – Toronto pharmacy

Police are investigating a robbery at a Mississauga pharmacy. In a tweet, Peel Regional Police said officers responded to a call in the Mavis Road and Central Parkway area. The call came in around 7:59 p.m. Wednesday night. Police say three men robbed a pharmacy in the neighborhood and a gun was seen. The three … Read more

Snow in Toronto: Southern Ontario getting spring storm

A spring storm hitting southern Ontario, which is expected to bring up to eight centimeters of snow by Tuesday, is causing messy conditions on the roads. Environment Canada issued a winter weather travel advisory on Monday for most of southern Ontario. The Greater Toronto Area is expected to receive between four and eight centimeters of … Read more

Toronto subway: Suspect wanted after woman pushed

A suspect who allegedly pushed a woman onto the tracks at a Toronto subway station Sunday evening is now wanted on an attempted murder charge, police say. The incident happened at Yonge Station just after 9 pm When emergency crews arrived, they found the victim conscious and breathing, police said. She was rushed to a … Read more

Toronto subway: activists call for better safety measures after shoving incident

A Toronto transit advocacy group is calling for increased funding for additional safety measures in the city’s subway stations after a woman was pushed onto the TTC tracks Sunday afternoon. The incident happened at Yonge Station just after 9 pm When emergency crews arrived, they found the victim conscious and breathing, police said. She was … Read more

COVID-19 Ontario: Hospitalizations at 1,301, ICU admissions cross 200

The number of patients with COVID-19 in an Ontario hospital sits at 1,301 as ICU admissions linked to the disease cross the 200 mark for the first time since mid-March. Monday’s report marks an increase from the 1,290 patients in hospital on Sunday and 1,130 on Saturday. Information related to incidental hospitalizations and COVID-19 vaccination … Read more

Suspect wanted after woman pushed onto Toronto subway tracks

A suspect who allegedly pushed a woman onto the tracks at a Toronto subway station Sunday evening is now wanted on an attempted murder charge, police say. The incident happened at Yonge Station just after 9 pm When emergency crews arrived, they found the victim conscious and breathing, police said. She was rushed to a … Read more