Articles by Sarah Samwel

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Gun violence in Toronto

The city of Toronto has seen a 35 per cent increase in gun violence from 2016 over the year before. According to figures released by the Toronto Police Service, in 2015, there were a reported 414 victims of gun violence. In 2016, there were over 513.

Firearm charges for possession of weapons and ammunition

Nine face 111 charges firearm charges

Police executed a search warrant on Tuesday at a residence near Victoria Park Avenue and Finch Avenue East and arrested nine people, age 12 to 39, on firearm charges.

Art breaks free from gallery walls

Art is breaking free from the confines of the gallery walls, and spilling out onto the streets of Toronto.
One of the latest additions comes in the form of art dioramas from the Open Field Collective run by artists Erika James and Scott McDermid.

What to do this March Break for kids, teens and adults

March Break is crunch time for parents scrambling to find new and interesting ways to entertain their young ones. However, March Break doesn’t need to be just about the kids. There are plenty of activities happening around the city for fun seekers of all ages, happening through until March 20.