Coming into the 2016 Olympic trials, no one gave Mobolade Ajomale any chance of making Canada’s relay team. But Ajomale had made up his mind a long time ago.
It wasn’t looking good for Aidan Wallace’s University of Toronto Blues men’s hockey team last Saturday night. They had just lost to McGill the night before, and now they were down 4-1 to Concordia with four minutes left in the third period. The smattering of U of T fans inside Varsity Arena had started to […]
As Syria continues to crumble, Syrian refugees in Canada have been quietly settling into their new lives. And although the initial wave of Syrians being processed through Canada’s airports is over, many more are scheduled to arrive in 2018. The Toronto Observer checked in with some of the recent Syrian newcomers to see how they are adjusting to their new lives — and also spoke with some refugees who are still waiting to come to Canada.
If you look up the city’s Municipal Licensing & Standings division, there are many buildings around the city being audited because of tenant complaints about building conditions. In 2011 the city audited the apartment building at 165 Cosburn Ave. in East York after residents complained about property standards pertaining to the parking garage. Six years later, the building still has problems.
Effective July 1, 2017, landlords in Toronto are expected to register with the city for the units they rent out, and pay a $10.60 annual fee for each unit. Landlords are also subject to do cleaning, maintenance and implementing security protocols, and must regularly conduct pest inspections. The bylaws will affect over 3,500 buildings across the city.