Vigil

Toronto’s LGBTQ community vigil shows resilience after serial killer arrest

A large group of Torontonians arrived bundled in layers of clothing Tuesday night at Barbara Hall Park in the heart of the city’s gay district for a vigil of solidarity with the city’s LGBTQ community,  and to remember the lives taken by an alleged serial killer. Many participants sported white kerchiefs tied around their arms with the words: love, heal, resist and rise. 

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Leaside residents distressed by media storm over alleged serial killer

The commotion caused by the media frenzy four days into the Bruce McArthur investigation has some Leaside residents distressed. Police set up a large tent Monday in the back yard of a property where human remains were discovered of at least three missing Toronto men.

Chief Mark Saunders thanks Q&A participants

Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders wants to have the “best police force in the world” and engaged the public on social media to help make it happen.

On Wednesday, Saunders hosted a live Q&A on Twitter from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. and responded to 16 questions from Torontonians via video. Residents asked about police de-escalation training, officers carrying naloxone kits and community engagement.