Confirmation of alleged crack video prompts new calls for mayor to go

Mayor Rob Ford ought to take a break from City Hall, Ward 39 councillor Mike Del Grande said after Toronto police confirmed they have recovered a video that depicts the mayor allegedly smoking crack cocaine. On Oct. 31, Police Chief Bill Blair addressed the media about a video that police had come into possession of through an investigation surrounding Ford’s friend and occasional driver Alexander Lisi.

How you can do your part this Earth Day

Every year on April 22, communities get together to clean up their neighbourhoods and participate in events that educate them on how to be kinder to the environment. But every day should be Earth Day, says Keith Treffry of Earth Day Canada. “After Mother’s Day is over you still love your mom the rest of the year,” he said.

Scarborough-Agincourt lagging in growth, but development right on track

Scarborough-Agincourt has seen its population growth come to a steep decline. According to Statistics Canada, it has the lowest population growth of all the federal electoral ridings located in the Scarborough area. Only 0.2 per cent growth from 2006 to 2011, also calculated as an additional 181 people.