About two hundred people attended a memorial Tuesday, August 8th for the founder of downtown Toronto’s homeless memorial, Bonnie Briggs. It was held at the Church of the Holy Trinity, next to Eaton Centre. That church is the site of the Homeless Memorial, which Briggs, 64, founded in 1997.
Approximately 25 high-end fashion brands have opened stores in Toronto in the past six months. This includes European brands like Reiss and Links of London. Saks is not the only high-end retailer that has opened in Toronto. Nordstorm opened two locations in 2016. A third location will open in Sherway Gardens in September 2017.
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After last summer’s Eaton Centre shooting, Toronto’s landmark Yorkdale Mall was the centre of another homicide this past Easter weekend. This is the second gun-related occurrence in a Toronto mall in past year. The incident comes as the Yorkdale mall, Toronto’s largest, recently underwent a $60 million expansion and renovation. And part of the update […]
As Santa’s helper, Dennis Cheel is like no other. His voice is gentle. When he laughs, it is heartfelt. There is no padding or fake beard. He is the real deal. Cheel is also a graduate of the world’s oldest Santa school, The Charles W. Howard Santa Claus School in Michigan. “It is the Harvard of Santa schools,” Cheel said.
Kaitlin Heller thinks Toronto streets are very safe, but not necessarily the result of an increased police presence. “I used to live in Harlem, New York, and there were shootings on my doorstep,” Kaitlin Heller said while sitting on a bench at Yonge-Dundas Square. “Toronto feels much safer.”