Limits to drug decriminalization may make matters worse: advocates

As Canada’s death toll rises from a toxic drug supply, advocates say it’s ‘unconscionable’ that the federal government has yet to make a decision on demands to decriminalize drug possession. drugs in some parts of the country. Not only is the delay worrying, but there is also a growing fear that the government’s final decision … Read more

Police charge driver in fatal Toronto crash

A 30-year-old man has been arrested and charged after a passenger in his car was killed in a crash in Toronto two months ago, police say. On March 6, 2022, Toronto Police responded to a single motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Lake Shore Boulevard West and Jameson Avenue. Police say a man was … Read more

Today’s coronavirus news: Quebec becomes latest province to lift health masking order

The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world on Saturday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 8:05 Quebec was the first province in Canada to impose a mask mandate following the COVID-19 pandemic, and on Saturday became the latest province to allow residents to … Read more

Cyclist seriously injured after being hit by vehicle in Toronto

A cyclist was seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle in Toronto on Saturday morning. At approximately 7:15 a.m., emergency crews responded to a collision on Lake Shore Boulevard West and Jameson Avenue. Police say a driver lost control of a vehicle, ran off the road and hit a cyclist. The cyclist was rushed … Read more

Driver survives after his vehicle was pushed by a dump truck on Highway 401

An Ontario man walked away from a horrific accident on Highway 401 without any physical injuries after being pushed by a dump truck about half a kilometer. “Happy. Grateful God has given me new life,” Syed Hussain, 47, said outside Humber River Hospital late Friday afternoon. Hussain’s family said he was driving in the collection … Read more

Injury bug forces Toronto Arrows to sign eighth scrum half of tough season

TORONTO – Add Toronto Arrows scrum halves to baby formula, semiconductor chips, foil and other things that are lacking these days. On Thursday, the Major League Rugby side signed their eighth scrum-half of the season. And doing that involved getting 33-year-old Jamie Mackenzie out of the broadcast booth ahead of Saturday’s game against the visiting … Read more

Toronto just got a new place for hard-to-find burnt cakes

Soft Dough Co., an online bakery specializing in classic French madeleines, cream cakes and Basque burnt cheesecake, just opened a two-month-old pop-up at Stackt Market in Toronto. The bakery has gained popularity through its pop-up at Square One’s The Food District and various farmers’ markets around the city, but this will be its longest tenure … Read more

Murder charge laid after Runnymede assault victim dies in hospital

Toronto police have now laid a murder charge in connection with the death of a 30-year-old man who died following an altercation in the Runnymede area last month. Police were called to Montye Avenue and Jane Street on March 11, 2022 following an altercation. A 30-year-old man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries following … Read more

Video shows disrespectful crowds damaging cherry blossoms in Toronto’s High Park

Cherry blossom season is winding down in Toronto for another year after more than a week of blooming madness – and that’s probably a good thing for our city’s Sakura, not to mention everyone who lives in proximity. While cherry trees can be found in several groves around town, there’s no better place to admire … Read more

Lawyers for Jacob Hoggard will continue questioning the 2nd plaintiff on Friday

By Staff The Canadian Press Published on May 13, 2022 at 07:23 Smaller font Decrease article font size –A Bigger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO — A woman who claims she was raped by Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard in a Toronto hotel room more than five years ago is set to testify again … Read more