For the Centennial Colts basketball program, they took another step forward in what has been an incredible year.
Police are on the hunt for a man after gun shots were fired into the air at King Street West and Brant Street early morning on March 19.
The Battle of Vimy Ridge is remembered as one of the pivotal points in Canadian history. It is often said that it was the moment Canada came of age. But as historian Jack Granatstein points out the truth is much more nuanced.
Toronto police released photos of both the suspect and victim involved in a first-degree murder investigation Wednesday morning.
They’re inexpensive, easy to book and can be done from the palm of your hand. Airbnb is an online hospitality service that allows users to rent or list an apartment. Last year subscriber-ship on the highly used app skyrocketed in downtown Toronto, and while it may be great for users, some condo tenants are not impressed.
Comedic writer Sandra Shamas’s journey through menopause was a lonely and isolating experience.
In vintage Shamas style, though, she’s made it a little less lonely and isolating for the rest of us — and a heck of a lot funnier — with her latest show, The Big What Now, which ended a successful run in Toronto earlier this year and is now ready to hit the road.
While she’s had a library card since she was a child, Marina Phillips-Anderson has never used the Todmorden library on the Pape Avenue. However, with a proposal to keep the library open additional hours coming this fall, that could change.
A pilot project for the Todmorden and Swansea Memorial libraries to extend their open hours will keep the libraries open as late as the community centre itself. The two branches have the lowest number of hours open to patrons, and although the proposal calls for extra hours of operation, librarians will not be present during those extended hours.
“I think it is a great idea,” Phillips-Anderson said. “Libraries are safe havens for people.”
With over 600 attendees and about 60 competing bakers, this year’s Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off competition has been the biggest yet.
Angie Gualtieri holds a book in her hands. Tales of Todmorden Veterans by Jack Aldred. It’s obvious this book means a lot to her.
Gualtieri recalls when the roof at her Royal Canadian Legion Todmorden, Branch 10, needed fixing. The branch couldn’t afford to fix it. Jack Aldred, a well-loved member of the branch, stepped up. Proceeds from Aldred’s helped raise money for the roof repairs.
“That’s who (Jack) was,” Gualtieri said. “A great man.”
The year was 1912. On April 15, the sinking RMS Titanic sent out distress signals received by nearby ships. While more than 1,500 died in the sinking, during the next few hours on the North Atlantic, rescue ships picked up more than 700 survivors. Marc Raboy believes there was an upside to the disaster.
“(It) really opened the imagination to the importance of wireless communication,” he said. He credits wireless radio inventor Guglielmo Marconi.
“The world would never be the same again,” Raboy said. “We now had the capacity to do long distance communication.”
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.