Imagine a city. A big, bustling, friendly city. A city that Reader’s Digest ranked in its top three “most courteous” cities in the world. Now imagine a city where a 17-year-old is stripped to his underwear, brutally beaten and fatally stabbed in front of dozens of witnesses.
From a sewer standpoint, Toronto’s an old city. When it rains, water flows into storm drains and overflows into the sanitation system and then out into local rivers and, eventually, Lake Ontario. It’s the major source of water pollution in the city, but it’s not the only one.
Lou Hoffer knows his organization can help, they just need a chance to prove it
On Sept. 14, 2004, Brenda McIntyre’s life changed. The day before her mother’s 60th birthday, Brenda McIntyre sat holding her hand in a surgeon’s office. The doctor explained to her that he would have to remove her mother’s breast. As the reality settled in, she couldn’t figure out the words to comfort her mom. Her mom’s reaction ended up shocking her the most.
Without anywhere to dance the tarantella and play the tambourines, some Italians in Scarborough are feeling left out with the lack of Italian festivals in the area. “Everything is in the west end of the city; everything is in Woodbridge; everything is there and we felt we were the black sheep of the Italian community,” […]
Etiquette and courtesy: Canada’s newest endangered species
Eight-year-old Matthew Demy spent a sunny Wednesday afternoon playing shinny with his idols. Matthew’s been playing sledge hockey since last fall and says he really enjoys it. “Yeah, it’s really fun,” Matthew said. “I just play any position. But I really like centre.”
Getting ready to travel can be hectic, chaotic even, but Canadians are urged to research their destination and become aware of what the government can, and cannot do should they find themselves in trouble abroad. Ambra Dickie, a spokesperson for The Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs encourages Canadians to not only register on their site […]
A trip from the Renaissance Hotel at the Rogers Centre to Pearson International Airport in a licensed Toronto taxi costs approximately $30. Airflight Services – one of many licensed airport limousine companies in Toronto – charges a $46 flat-rate for that same trip in a Lincoln Town Car. However, Airflight Services and other limousine companies […]
With a bucket of coloured water in his hand, Gordon Halloran shuffles across Nathan Phillips Square. He pulls off his gloves and with a paintbrush dabs the water into the cracks of blue and yellow ice slabs. Then Halloran takes a water hose and floods the coloured array of ice. Twenty-four hours later, he has […]