16 Apr 2013

Toronto marathon not expected to have increased security...

Despite the devastation following the Boston Marathon bombings, Toronto officials recently announced they don't have any plans on bringing in additional security officers for the city's GoodLife Marathon in May. According to the Toronto Star, Constable Wendy Drummond said city officials will be reevaluating the situation; however, she doesn't believe anything will be…

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15 Apr 2013

On April 15, Toronto Mayor Tom Ford met with 13 members of his executive committee to discuss his proposal to build a new casino. According to the Toronto Star, Ford announced that he won't back…

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12 Apr 2013

The plan surrounding the construction of a casino in Toronto's downtown area has reached its next point as Mayor Rob Ford's executive committee will soon decide whether or not to approve the plan. According to…

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11 Apr 2013

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford recently announced that he doesn't have any issues with Porter Airlines' jet service to begin using the runways at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. According to the Toronto Star, Ford said…

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10 Apr 2013

Over the past few months, several people have come forward in opposition of Toronto Mayor Tom Ford's plan to build a casino in the city. According to the Toronto Star, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said that…

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9 Apr 2013

Nearly two dozen people are displaced after a townhome blaze near York University's Keele campus on April 1. According to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Tony Bellavance, a platoon chief with Toronto Fire's north command, said he…

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5 Apr 2013

Canadian economic analysts are attempting to determine the reason for the disappointing amount of jobs that were lost in March. According to the Toronto Star, there were 54,500 jobs lost in March. The March losses were…

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4 Apr 2013

After a stagnant February, Toronto's housing sales went downward in March. According to the Toronto Star, the Toronto Real Estate Board released data that revealed sales in March were down 17 percent compared to the same time…

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2 Apr 2013

Tim Maguire, the president of CUPE Local 79, the union representing the City of Toronto's employees, recently asked the City not to not to support a casino in the City. Maguire said Toronto is already struggling…

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1 Apr 2013

Over the past few months, many Toronto residents have been wondering whether or not the booming condo industry will benefit the economy. According to Toronto Star contributor Christopher Hume, the condos have transformed Toronto from…

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29 Mar 2013

Toronto resident Michael Takasaki has taken his frustrations of the city's public transportation system to the internet. According to the Toronto Star, Takasaki recently started a Tumblr blog that criticizes who he thinks are inconsiderate people on…

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29 Mar 2013

A surgery for Toronto councillor Giorgio Mammoliti was scheduled recently after he was rushed to the hospital. According to the Toronto Star, it hasn't been announced what type of surgery is needed, but officials did announce…

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29 Mar 2013

After Canadian officials announced they wanted to withdraw from the United Nation convention that is fighting against the spread of droughts, some officials believe Prime Minister Stephen Harper will regret his decision down the line. According to the…

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29 Mar 2013

Over the past few years, a lot of first-time homebuyers throughout the world have been waiting for the perfect opportunity to purchase a home. However, according to the Toronto Star, there have been concerns with…

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29 Mar 2013

Four people were recently charged in a Toronto clothing fraud ring. According to The Canadian Press, the individuals were nabbed by police following an investigation that started last February. They were able to catch 25-year-old Amair Ali, 26-year-old…

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29 Mar 2013

Jennifer Bain, the food editor for the Toronto Star, recently published a cookbook. Bain's brainchild, Toronto Star Cookbook: More Than 150 Diverse and Delicious Recipes Celebrating Ontario, was created after she decided she wanted to turn her…

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29 Mar 2013

New reports surfaced that suggest about one-quarter of parking tickets issued in Toronto never make it to court. According to the Toronto Star, the number of canceled parking tickets has increased about 5.5 percent within…

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28 Mar 2013

A recent announcement by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions revealed that the Bank of Montreal, Bank of Nova Scotia, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, National Bank of Canada, Royal Bank of Canada and Toronto-Dominion…

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28 Mar 2013

For the past two decades, Canadian officials have been hoping to be able to study giant pandas in at least one of its zoos. According to the National Post, on March 25, residents and government…

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