The City of Toronto and Toronto Maple Leafs’ announce six free skating locations for January in celebration of Winter Week and 100 years of hockey.
Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival celebrates 20 years.
The victim of Wednesday’s fatal shooting outside of Scarborough restaurant has been identified as 27-year-old Yusef Hagi Ahmed.
As the first Canadian show featuring the Korean community, Kim’s Convenience is seen by many as a promoter of multiculturalism.
Karen Mcwilliam sat on the floor in front of her client, Shalina Khanna, as she and her husband, Jonathan Hunt, sat cozily on their couch. Hunt handed his wife a tissue to wipe the tears from her eyes, as she explained to Mcwilliam why her mother wouldn’t be able to attend the birth of their first child.
“She primarily takes care of my dad who is not well,” Khanna said.
Toronto city council voted 32-9 on Tuesday in favour of road tolls on the Don Valley Parkway and Gardiner Expressway.
A man is “the luckiest guy alive” after falling off the Gardiner Expressway early Wednesday morning, police say.
A recreation centre basketball coach has been charged with several offences for the alleged sexual exploitation of a 14-year-old girl.
The city’s Medical Officer of Health has issued an extreme cold weather alert for Toronto. Environment Canada announced an expected temperature between -6 C and -16 C on Thursday.
A shooting at a Scarborough restaurant last night has left one man dead and two injured.
Penny Oleksiak is golden yet again — but this time it’s on home soil. On Tuesday, Oleksiak was awarded the Lou Marsh Award as Canada’s top athlete.
Follow our Toronto Observer team of reporters bringing you all the coverage Saturday live from the Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, Ontario. From the media box to the sidelines, and from the stadium to the tailgate parties, follow the first-ever Toronto Observer coverage of this marquee event in Canadian collegiate sports.
Beginning the 2016 season ranked 14th in the world, 25-year old Milos Raonic is now considered the third best tennis player on the planet.
The Grey Cup arrived on Tuesday in Toronto, which will host the big game. But with only five days left, thousands of tickets remain unsold.
Toronto Raptor’s players react to Donald Trump becoming president on Twitter.
Tanisha Pessoa is anxious and frustrated. For a year, she’s wondered if she will soon be forced to move out of her social housing unit in Allenbury Gardens.
“What will I do when I can’t afford the cost of living in my new home?” she asked. “The thought of being displaced because they’re building condos that cost more than my rent, worries me.”
It was Stephany Bruno’s first day at the Project O boot camp. But at her first workout session Bruno got frustrated.
“Right away, when I got there we started doing 10 pushups and then 10 jumping jacks,” Bruno said. “I was tired and in so much pain after five pushups, that I had to stop while everyone else kept on going.”
For four years, Michelle Yan handled her stress like most university students did. She sat through classes, listening to professors. She handed in her assignments on time; and she spent long, sleepless nights in her apartment. She was an average student.
Yan always thought that the stress would fade away. But as she walked down the red carpet at her convocation, she was more stressed-out than ever.
“I always assumed my life would get easier after I graduated,” Yan said.
His shop is packed to the ceiling with antique mirrors, old microphones, Star Trek lunch boxes and tired-looking mannequins once used in Toronto department stores.
Abraham Shalechi stands behind the cluttered counter greeting the occasional customer, wandering in from the cold. He greets his patrons with a warm smile and allows them time to peruse his many treasures freely. Seldom does anyone purchase one of Shalechi’s unique wares.
At her street food outlet near Kensington Market, Cookie Martinez prepares empanadas each work day. There is chicken and beef for the empanadas.
But sometimes, in the bread part of the empanadas, she adds mealworm powder in the dough, cricket salt, and whole crickets in the filling.
Her customers can plainly see the torsos and heads of the crickets.
At Martinez’s outlet, Gustavo Holloway, 26, from Chile, held a whole cricket between his fingers. Holloway ordered “cricket snax,” a little box filled with insects.
“This is like the movie Lion King. Hakuna matata,” Holloway said.
TTC pub crawl — the concept is simple. There are bars, pubs and taverns close to every subway station along the TTC lines making it easy for commuters to hop off, grab a beer and jump back on the subway over to the next station where they can check out other watering holes and neighbourhoods. The trouble is that most people don’t know it exists.
The Toronto Blue Jays are off to a less than ideal start this season, and are currently tied for second in the American League East with a 7-7 record.