75-year-old man critically injured in Scarborough assault dies in hospital; suspect arrested

75-year-old man critically injured in Scarborough assault dies in hospital;  suspect arrested

A man critically injured in an assault in Scarborough earlier this month has died, Toronto police say. The assault happened on the morning of March 17 in a parking lot in the area of ​​Corporate Drive and Consillium Place, east of McCowan Road. Officers arrived and located a 75-year-old man with life-threatening injuries. The man, … Read more

Ukraine war: ICRC asks Canada not to mix aid with sanctions

Ukraine war: ICRC asks Canada not to mix aid with sanctions

OTTAWA — The International Committee of the Red Cross is asking Canada not to mix promises of humanitarian aid in with announcements about military support and sanctions when it comes to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Lumping promises of humanitarian assistance with military support for Ukraine and sanctions against Russia threatens the neutrality that aid groups … Read more

Man wanted in Toronto stabbing that left another man critically injured

Man wanted in Toronto stabbing that left another man critically injured

Toronto police are looking for a man who allegedly stabbed another man in the chest in the city’s downtown neighborhood of Grange Park on Friday evening. Officers responded to a stabbing around 7:30 pm in the area of ​​Beverly Street and Dundas Street West, east of Spadina Avenue. Police said two men were involved in … Read more

Premier Ford, Toronto mayor officially break ground on new Ontario Line

Premier Ford, Toronto mayor officially break ground on new Ontario Line

When it comes to the “unprecedented” disruption facing Torontonians with the construction of the Ontario Line, the city and province will “do better” to support impacted businesses than those affected by the Eglinton Crosstown construction, Mayor John Tory said. Tory made the comments alongside Premier Doug Ford, Ontario Transportation Minister Caroline Mulroney, and federal Transportation … Read more

Ontario COVID news: 553 COVID-19 patients now in hospital; 4 more virus-related deaths confirmed

Ontario COVID news: 553 COVID-19 patients now in hospital;  4 more virus-related deaths confirmed

The number of COVID-19 patients receiving treatment in hospital is 553 today as the province reports four more virus-related deaths. Provincial health officials say there are now 553 COVID-19 patients in Ontario hospitals, essentially unchanged from 551 last Sunday. Of those hospitalized with COVID-19, 157 are in the ICU, down from 182 seven days ago. … Read more