Winter is coming back to Canada and Environment Canada released its winter outlook for the country for the next three months. The results: it looks like the GTA won’t have to deal with another severe winter. Senior Climatologist, David Phillips talked about the report on Canada CTV’s AM. “We’ll have an up and down, yo-yo kind […]
Ebola has made its way to North American shores and health officials around the world are rapidly trying to develop a vaccine for the virus. Toronto-based researcher Abraham Heifets may have a part of the solution.
The first ever INSPIRE! Toronto International Book Fair convened at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from November 13-16. The event was part shopping experience and part cultural festival, where book lovers everywhere were able to watch and listen to their favourite authors talk about their new work. The festival consisted of over 400 international and […]
Red poppies are usually distributed the last week of October in preparation for Remembrance Day. With the recent shooting in Ottawa though, there were calls for poppies to be sold earlier. When the poppies did finally go on sale, the demand was so great that it led to a national poppy shortage. But there is another poppy that has […]
The ringing of the telephone pierces the background sound at Jen Sagar’s home. Another request for an interview has come in and there’s a debate tonight. The kids leave for school and now her attention turns to a meeting she has to run to. It’s not even 9 a.m. And yet somehow everything seems under control.
Nahom Tsegazab, one of the four men charged in the shooting, appeared in court on April 11 and pleaded guilty to manslaughter and six counts of aggravated assault.
A 26-year-old man, arrested following four bank robberies, appeared in court on March 26.
Graduate students from Seneca College’s Corporate Communications program came together Wednesday, to host “Lessons on the Go”, a series of how-to speeches. The kicker? They had to give their speeches on the GO train, from Union Station to Rouge Hill Station and then back.
Tom Nolan worries that some of the city’s residents are barely enduring a brutal winter. They’re huddling close together, to save heat and to await the start of spring. “They go into a hibernation-like state and they form a cluster around the queen and they use their body heat to maintain a certain temperature inside the hive,” Nolan said. He’s the founder of the Urban Toronto Beekeepers’ Association and beekeeper himself.
The 2010 shooting death of a father by his son using a crossbow at Main Street library was raised Thursday during the Toronto budget debate at City Hall. Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon referenced the murder of Si Cheng in response to an unsuccessful money-saving proposal by Mayor Rob Ford to cut security guards at libraries.
Renate Krakauer’s parents, William and Charlotte, lost many of their relatives and friends that day. “They came knocking on doors and dragged all the Jews out and they took them to the Jewish cemetery, where they had dug these deep pits,” Krakauer said. “And they had people lined up, [naked]. They would line up at the edge of the pit in rows. First row, bang, bang, bang, bang, into the pit. Second row, bang, bang, bang.”