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 […]
With less than five hours to go before polls close in the Toronto mayoral race, candidate Olivia Chow is making her way across the city and has been trending on Twitter for the past 24 hours. Beginning her morning in Scarborough at 7:30 a.m., Chow was canvassing in the Lawrence Avenue East and Markham Road […]
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.
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 […]
Shisha bars in the GTA could soon be a thing of the past. The Toronto Medical Officer of Health, Dr. David McKeown, released a report showing that the non-herbal tobacco contains carcinogens that are just as harmful as cigarette smoking.
More than 50 reporters and camera persons swarmed the outside of Mayor Rob Ford’s office Thursday afternoon, after Toronto police Chief Bill Blair’s announcement that the mayor was, in fact, under investigation and that police were in possession of the video which allegedly depicts Ford smoking crack.