Photographer accused of posting pictures of women without consent

A Toronto photographer and comedian is being accused of posting revealing photos and contact information of women he knows online, which the women say was done without their consent. Ren Bostelaar, a married father behind the blog Bike Rack TO and the popular Twitter parody account @stats_canada, issued an apology on Facebook after one of the […]

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.

End of a literary feud—over baseball

This defeat of the Toronto Blue Jays in the American League Championship Series (ALCS) also marked the end of the #bookspinepoetry battle between the Toronto and Kansas City Public Libraries. On Friday night, the Kansas City Royals defeated the Blue Jays in game six of the ALCS, eliminating the Jays and marking the end of the baseball […]

All assault charges withdrawn from Justin Bieber

Early this morning, pop star Justin Bieber walked out of a Toronto court room a free and happy man. After a brief appearance with the judge, Bieber’s case was ruled withdrawn based on no reasonable prospect for conviction, meaning there was not enough evidence and the case has been thrown out. This comes from an […]

#DontBFooled online, police urge West Hill C.I. students

“Pause before you post,” RCMP Const. Jennifer George says. “One click and it’s out there forever.” It’s a message Bimla Govinda says she heeded after hearing George and others speak Nov. 1 in her school’s auditorium during #DontBFooled, an interactive presentation on the importance of keeping personal information safe online.

Eakins responds to Cherry’s Kadri comments

Toronto Marlies head coach Dallas Eakins responded to a series of comments made by Don Cherry on Twitter Tuesday afternoon by inviting him for a visit. Eakins had come under scrutiny from the Coach’s Corner host after telling reporters that Marlies centre Nazem Kadri had reported to camp out of shape. The 21-year-old prospect had […]