A recreation centre basketball coach has been charged with several offences for the alleged sexual exploitation of a 14-year-old girl.
A shooting at a Scarborough restaurant last night has left one man dead and two injured.
Mayor John Tory has suggested placing tolls on two major highways entering the city to address traffic congestion and a lack of city funding. But Toll opponents say it’s unfair to drivers.
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Emery Gelissen zipped around the court at Variety Village where recently Canada’s only Volt hockey team held its first practice.
“I wish this thing had six cylinders,” Emery shouted as he took a corner.
Volt hockey involves players in wheelchairs powered by twin 12-volt batteries that can reach a maximum speed of 13 kilometres an hour. Participants control their chairs with the flick of a joystick mounted on either side of the chair. Fixed to the front of each player’s chair is a hockey stick split into three blades – one that juts out directly in front for shooting, and two on either side for ball control.
The province of Ontario took a step toward protecting the mental health of the province’s first responders last week.
It was 1939 and Canada had declared war. Minoru Yatabe remembers Latin class at that moment. His teacher, Ms. Crawford, gathered the boys in her class. She explained she would be forced to return to Glasgow, Scotland, to take care of her elderly parents.
“I know many of you boys are going to come overseas in uniform,” she had said, “so if you ever get to Glasgow, come and see me.”