Many residents of 260 Wellesley St. have returned back to their homes which had previously lost power.
Hundreds of women braved the freezing temperatures to show their discontent with the Ontario government.
After moving to Canada in 2016, a Rohingya refugee embarked on a journey to help his community, through journalism.
Don’t be surprised if you get a sense of déjà vu as the mayor and Toronto city council wrap up the budget for 2017, this week. City council finalized the budget during a meeting scheduled for Feb. 14-15. On the chopping block for budget reductions are popular public services such as library hours, childcare and the potential closing of a men’s shelter in North York for people addressing substance-abuse. They’ve all faced similar threatened cuts in previous years.
Ward 27 councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam is calling for a hold on tall building developments until planned area assessments can be completed.
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.”
After a 38-4 Toronto council landslide decision, shark fin soup gets the hook from Toronto restaurants next September. And rightfully so.
Scarborough Centre councillor Glenn de Baeremaeker proposed a ban on shark fins, which was approved by the Toronto Council late October. Scarborough Chinese restaurant consumers and staff gave their comments on the recent legislation.
Some consider it a delicacy, it can cost up to $200 a serving and, if some city councillors have their way, it may soon be banished from Toronto’s restaurants. The move to ban shark fin soup in the city is now in the hands of the municipal licensing and standards committee after a council meeting last week that pushed the issue ahead.
It was like Kristyn Wong-Tam and her supporters were riding roller coasters Monday night. Wong-Tam and her major competitor Ken Chan seesawed in the lead as the results came in for Ward 27. Sometimes the…