In defeat, Olivia Chow delivers message of hope

She awoke the morning of the mayoral election to a Toronto Sun cartoon editorial of herself dressed in a Chairman Mao outfit, with squinted eyes and tilted glasses. Positioned on a skateboard while standing on the coattails of her husband, Jack Layton’s suit, the message was clear and it was cruel. Olivia Chow has endured quite […]

Chandrowtie Basdeo

Wandering elderly: 1,200 Alzheimer’s and dementia patients lost in Toronto

The federal government announced on Wednesday, Oct. 1 that it is in the “early stages” of developing a national strategy for dementia. But with no definitive money pledged, no allocation of funds, and no timeline provided, the announcement by the federal Minister of Health, Rona Ambrose, is too little, too late for the Basdeo family of Vaughan, Ontario.

BREAKING: TTC suspends service and cuts power

TTC customers are left in the dark as service has been suspended both ways between Victoria Park and Kennedy station. “We have suspended service due to a personal injury at track level,” said Jessica Martin, communications officer for the TTC. Police have been called to the scene. “This is now a police investigation and I am […]