Three men fired fireworks into Toronto crowd on Victoria Day: police

Toronto police are looking for three men who they believe fired fireworks into a crowd in Leslieville on Victoria Day. Police said it happened around 11.30pm on Monday at the intersection of Queen Street East and Leslie Street. Three men in a dark-colored four-door BMW with Ontario license plate CSNT154 drove to the area, police … Read more

Hamilton woman wins $60 million Lotto Max jackpot

A woman from Hamilton, Ontario. is now a multi-millionaire after winning the $60 million Lotto Max jackpot. Leah Murdoch-Gerics received the check on Thursday. She purchased the $5 Quick Pick ticket on OLG.ca for the April 19 draw. The $60 million payout is the largest ever awarded to a Lotto Max jackpot winner who purchased … Read more

List of road and subway closures in Toronto this weekend (May 28-29)

Are you leaving this weekend? Well, there are several road and subway closures in Toronto to keep in mind. ActiveTO Closures The following roads will be closed from 7 a.m. Saturday to 7 p.m. Sunday: Bayview Avenue – from Rosedale Valley Road to Lawren Harris Square River Street – between Bayview Avenue and Spruce Street … Read more

Toronto police investigate 4 overnight carjackings

Toronto police said they are investigating four armed carjackings that happened in the space of two hours in Scarborough overnight and believe they are all related. The first occurred around 11:44 p.m. Wednesday, in the area of ​​McLevin Avenue and Greenspire Road. Police say a person was in their driveway next to their vehicle when … Read more

Toronto reports up to three additional cases of monkeypox

Toronto public health officials are reporting two more suspected cases of monkeypox and one probable case on Wednesday, bringing the total number of suspected and confirmed cases in the city to four. Officials said Wednesday that one of the three new cases was a close contact of the city’s first case, detected in a man … Read more

Trudeau cancels appearance at BC event after protesters hurl racial slurs

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was forced to cancel plans to attend a fundraising dinner on Tuesday night after two speakers at the event said protesters hurled racial slurs at mostly South Asian attendees entering a convention center in Surrey, British Columbia. Trudeau did not enter the building and addressed a crowd for about three minutes … Read more

Q107 radio host John Derringer ‘on break’ after filing human rights complaint

Toronto radio host John Derringer was absent from Q107’s “Derringer in the Morning” on Tuesday after former colleague Jennifer Valentyne posted a lengthy video on social media over the weekend alleging harassment and discrimination sex in the workplace. In the nearly thirteen-minute video, Valentyne does not name specific companies or individuals, but details the events … Read more

The EF2 tornado touched down in Uxbridge during the storm in Ontario

Environment Canada has confirmed that an EF2 tornado touched down in Uxbridge on Saturday as a powerful weather system ripped through Ontario, tearing homes apart and knocking out power to thousands. In a tweet, Western University’s Northern Tornadoes Project said the May 21 tornado in Uxbridge was the first wind event in Canada to cause … Read more

Wonderland Visitors Trapped During GTA Storm

A power outage at Wonderland has led to a scary situation after guests were trapped on rides for about 30 minutes during the severe Ontario storm over the weekend. In a video posted to TikTok on Sunday, which has since been viewed more than 1.3 million times, people can be seen stuck on a merry-go-round … Read more

Record number of children visiting Hamilton Hospital leading to longer wait times

A record number of children have visited the emergency room of a Hamilton hospital over the past week, leading to longer than normal wait times. McMaster Children’s Hospital says a record number of more than 230 children came to its emergency department on May 16 alone, and pediatric visits have averaged around 190 a day … Read more