Toronto awards, scholarships presented

Sante Carducci was the class valedictorian, and Hannah Parker was salutatorian. Other top 10 students were Jack Karaffa, Jazalyn Glenn, Joseph Nemitt, Megan Lauris, Noah...

Metrolinx provided customer Presto data to police 12 times in past year

Metrolinx has provided customers' Presto card data to the police a dozen times in the past year, CBC Toronto has confirmed. Anne Marie Aikins, spokesperson...

'He was always smiling': Grandfather of Xavier Morgan speaks at memorial bike ride

Xavier is so far, the only cyclist to die this year in Toronto. Last year, one person died. There were four deaths in 2015, three...

Parkdale's rooming house 'crisis' could leave tenants with nowhere to go

While a controversial article in Toronto Life, titled We bought a crack house, has put a spotlight on families taking over rooming houses, at least...

MLB Capsules: Dallas Keuchel earns MLB leading ninth win as Astros top Rangers

Josh Bell and Josh Harrison also homered as the Pirates bailed out starter Gerrit Cole (3-5), who allowed seven runs and eight hits over five...

Baseball Capsules

Josh Bell and Josh Harrison also homered as the Pirates bailed out starter Gerrit Cole (3-5), who allowed seven runs and eight hits over five...

City installs barriers prior to memorial bike ride for 5-year-old Xavier Morgan

Councillor Gord Perks (Ward 14 Parkdale-High Park) said the “terrible loss” of Xavier “reminds us that we must do better.” His ward includes that ...

Midtown residents fuming after overnight construction wakes them up

Residents of a midtown Toronto neighbourhood are fuming after being awoken by the sound of construction crews working with heavy equipment overnight. The crews reportedly...

Plane crash near Muskoka airport leaves two people dead

The northbound lanes of Highway 11 are closed to allow for an investigation, OPP Sgt. Peter Leon said. All flights in and out of the...

Doug Ford vows a return to politics in 2018

Former city councillor Doug Ford says he's planning a return to politics, but consistent with his keep-them-guessing style he won't say on which ballot his...

How Toronto's film and TV production has surged past $2 billion

“There are so many shows that are shot here that most people don't realize,” says Councillor Michael Thompson, who heads the city's economic development committee.

OPP to equip front-line officers with opioid antidote

“Having additional personal protective equipment and naloxone on hand could very well save the life of one of our members, or a member of the...

Doug Ford Celebrates PC Win in the Sault

Famed Conservative supporter, Toronto councillor and brother of the late Rob Ford was in Sault Ste. Marie Thursday night to join in the celebration of...

Welcome to Ford Nation, Sault Ste. Marie!

And, to officially welcome the Sault into the Toronto-based Conservative populist phenomenon known as Ford Nation. "I love Sault Ste. Marie. They're down to earth.

Trans flag raised at Toronto Pride flag raising 2017

Two of the councillors who voted last week to defund Pride Toronto — Justin Di Ciano and Gary Crawford — came to the event itself,...

Farm Boy grocery chain to open first Toronto store in Etobicoke

Company officials said the store will create 150 jobs in the community. Etobicoke-Lakeshore Councillor Mark Grimes, who represents the Alderwood area, welcomed the news. “Alderwood...

Big data backs medium-density development

This finding was eye-opening for city councillor Ana Bailao, who chairs Toronto's affordable housing committee and represents Ward 18 Davenport. It suggested that a provincially...

D'Amato: Kudos to Scheer for defending free speech on campus

Toronto Liberal MP Adam Vaughan scoffed that Scheer "wants to be in charge of the thought police. "Academic freedom and the ability for universities to...

One thing's missing in revitalized Regent Park: healthy trees

New residents in the revitalized Regent Park appear to be thriving. But the same can't be said for its newly-planted trees. Scores of them have...

City to tackle improving inclusion for transgender youth

The trans community in Toronto numbers 57,600, which equals almost a third of transgender people across the country. A city manager's report ... Paula Fletcher...

MLS This Week: A look at the league's top performers

HUNGARIAN HERO: Chicago forward Nemanja Nikolic leads the league with 11 goals in 13 games this season, and is a big reason the Fire are...

Pride an embarrassment

Councillor Janet Davis even kissed Wong-Tam after the flag-raising to show her support, or something like that. Inclusion, what inclusion? How do any of them...

Wong-Tam won't apologize for 'totally uncalled for' tweet

And he thought what Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam said at the end of council last Friday was “totally inappropriate. ... And does that mean that she,...

Loud party in the Port Lands keeps east Toronto residents up

She also shared her concerns in a letter to Ward 30 Councillor Paula Fletcher and Mayor John Tory. In the note, Mathers McHenry said the...

Tory, Torontonians kick off Pride Month with vows of unity

“We will come together this year and work through our differences,” Kristyn Wong-Tam, Toronto's only openly gay city councillor, told the large and enthusiastic crowd.

Scarborough warehouse can host Hindu temple until 2018, OMB says

After this, he said, the building should be fully available for continued industrial use in one of Toronto's employment areas. Scarborough Centre Coun. Michael Thompson...

Watch Josh Donaldson hit a home run into the fifth deck at the Rogers Centre

Toronto third baseman Josh Donaldson made his first home run since returning to the Blue Jays' lineup one to remember on Tuesday night, sending the...

uReport: Long-awaited play structure opens at Yorkview Public School

Yorkview school council member Anu Bakshi (left), Yorkview office administrator Reza Rassoulli , Willowdale Councillor John Filion, Storm the weather dog, Global News chief meteorologist...

Toronto Likely To Abandon Run At 2022 Commonwealth Games

Toronto City Councillor James Pasternak who filed the original motion to take a look at bidding for the Games told Tuesday that “the report...

Zoo board responds to union's claims

The Toronto Zoo is a not-for-profit charitable organization that remains committed to providing our valued, unionized staff with a fair agreement. On May 19, the...

City of Toronto hitting fast forward on dozens of summer construction projects

Mary-Margaret McMahon. In addition to the early opening of Lake Shore Boulevard, the intersection of Dundas and Parliament Streets is expected to partially reopen Tuesday...

Toronto joins nation in solemn recollection

The morning began with Toronto American Legion Post 86 Commander Pat Green welcoming guests and introducing Mayor John Parker, who thanked those who served and...

Toronto's big cycling challenge? Coaxing nervous riders onto the road

Her message to city councillors? "Where they're able, invest in that infrastructure," she told CBC Toronto. Cyclists like Speedie could be key to Toronto getting...

Toronto committee scraps plan to video garbage truck drivers

Toronto Centre-Rosedale Coun. Pam McConnell, a former chair of the Toronto Police Services Board, said she didn't think there was justification for singling out city...

Toronto councillor suggests crackdown on misuse of disabled parking permits

Toronto City Councillor Joe Mihevc says he will push to find a more stringent vetting system when it comes to the issuing of disabled parking...

Late Ron Moeser's Ward 44 Scarborough seat to be filled by appointment

Toronto councillors will choose a successor for the late Ron Moeser on June 28. Councillor Moeser, who was 74, died April 18 after battling cancer.

Coun. Wong-Tam should resign

Toronto Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam owes people an apology, and if she doesn't do it, she should be pressured to resign. Council voted last week to...

Toronto's Runnymede Library set to reopen after renovation project

Sarah Doucette. In her May 26 newsletter, Doucette said the library could reopen as soon as Wednesday, June 21. A Toronto Public Library spokesperson also...

Risks of landslides on the rise at Scarborough Bluffs due to higher water levels

Toronto StarGary Crawford told CBC Toronto. "And added with that, all the rain we've been having." That means anyone heading to the Bluffs for that...

All City of Toronto staff to be trained on Indigenous history

Mary-Margaret McMahon has introduced a motion to train city staff on Indigenous. File / Torstar News Service Order this photo. Coun. Mary-Margaret McMahon has introduced...

Controversial practice of cabbies paying 'cookies' for large fares prompts review by Toronto hotel

Glenn De Baeremaeker told CBC News. "Our bylaw states that all taxi drivers should have access to all passengers and all passengers should have access...

Riverdale community bands together to upgrade park loved by family who died in Christmas fire

Toronto-Danforth Coun. Paula Fletcher said Sunday's event represented what she called "the true spirit of Riverdale" and was tribute to the much-loved family. Dennis agreed.

Safety of Toronto trails to be reviewed after 5-year-old cyclist's death

Councillor Jaye Robinson, chair of the city's public works and infrastructure committee, will meet Monday with Toronto's general manager of transportation services to begin a...

Stolen ambulance driver turns on sirens, leads police on 5-hour chase

It did allow police to follow from a safe distance,” Ontario Provincial Police acting Staff Sgt. Peter Leon told CTV Toronto. He said the driver...

City moves to tackle fraudulent use of disabled parking permits

Councillor Joe Mihevc says it's an affront to people's “sense of fairness.” Wide-spread abuse of accessible ... In February, Toronto Police reported that fines related...

Despite police ban in Pride Toronto Parade, city funds $260K

Toronto Centre-Rosedale Councillor Pam McConnell said the continued debates over funding, which have variously centred around public nudity at the parade, the inclusion of the...

Liberals brand Andrew Scheer as social conservative extremist after surprising leadership win

“Make no mistake about it, this is somebody who has voted against every single civil rights advancement in the last 25 years,” said Toronto Liberal...

Do armed, uniformed cops belong in Toronto high schools ...

Concerns that have been mounting within some communities about the Toronto police School Officer Program have been thrust into the spotlight, setting the ...and more »...

City looking into cost of flood damage in TO

Councillor Mark Grimes and Deputy Mayor Pam McConnell, whose wards have been hit hard by the flooding, asked for the report — expected to come...

City won't pull Pride funding despite exclusion of TO cops from parade

With his motion to withhold the $260,000 grant to Pride until they reaffirm their core value of “inclusivity” and allow the police to march on...