Statistics Canada reports reveal last year’s Canadian crime numbers, with a focus on homicide, violent victimization and household victimization.
If you’re having second thoughts about your Christmas vacation plans to the States, you’re not alone. Today the Canadian loonie was trading at 72 cents U.S., the lowest since 2004. According to Flight Centre area leader Sarah Bowden, many Toronto families are shortening their trips to the States due to the low conversion.
Six downtown activities guaranteed to get you in festive spirit this season.
Shams Mehdi goes to Leaside High School in East York, and is also the vice-chairperson of “Student SuperCouncil,” a council that represents Toronto students from grades 8-12. He said the monthly board meeting is important to all students.
“I wanted something related to the Greek culture, but not something harsh like Zeus, or some god,” Angel Carrillo said. “I wanted something playful and animated.”
It was a vote for change, not just for the nation, but also for the communities of Eglinton-Lawrence riding. After the polls closed on Monday night, over 80 supporters of Liberal Party candidate Marco Mendicino gathered at Seoul House restaurant in North York to celebrate his win for the riding as well as the victory for the Liberal Party.
The stakes are high tonight after 78 days of campaigning, especially for Liberal Party candidate Marco Mendicino.
Toronto police have released images of a man wanted in connection with two East York robberies.
New signs for reduced speed limits will not be posted on residential streets in East York until early next year, according to Toronto and East York Transportation Services. The vote to reduce speed limits was approved unanimously by the Toronto and East York community council in early September. The speed limit on some residential roads in East York officially went from 40 kilometres […]
Built of spruce wood imported from Siberia, the new cycling tracks at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton is set to be handed over to the 2015 Pan Am organizers on May 15.
Joanna Blanchard and her team of four volunteers from the Leaside Garden Society were awarded first place for their piece in the Open Design category at Canada Blooms this year. The theme, ‘Horsepower,’ was inspired by the equestrian events at the Toronto PanAm/Parapan Am Games taking place this summer.
For Joshua Casino, outer space is as close as the local library. In a special room dedicated to the LEGO Club, at East York’s Jones Library, Joshua’s mother Lisa Casino asked what he’ d made with his LEGO pieces. “Ninja storm-ship,” the youngster said. The LEGO Club is organized by the Toronto Public Library across 17 […]
Five years ago, the president of the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113, received a call from a 12-year-old girl. It turned out to be a daughter of one of the 10,000 Toronto Transit Commission employees that Bob Kinnear represents. After ensuring confidentiality from him, she told Kinnear that her mother was assaulted on the job, and begged him to protect her.