Toronto police arrest man in violent dog attacks

Toronto police arrest man in violent dog attacks

A suspect has been arrested after he and his 100-pound dog allegedly attacked four people overnight, Toronto police say. At around 2:45 am, police responded to reports of a carjacking in the area of ​​Third Street and Lake Shore Boulevard West. Police say a man ordered a rideshare vehicle and when the driver arrived the … Read more

Two people dead, three injured in Oshawa shooting

Two people dead, three injured in Oshawa shooting

Police say two people were killed and three injured in an overnight shooting at a bar in Oshawa, Ont. Durham Regional Police say the incident happened on Saturday at around 12:45 am at the BLVD restaurant and bar located at 1812 Simcoe Street North. Officers were dispatched to the area after reports of shots being … Read more

Return to the office: Workers are back downtown but not necessarily on Mondays and Fridays

Return to the office: Workers are back downtown but not necessarily on Mondays and Fridays

More people are commuting to offices downtown than at any point since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic but the recovery hasn’t been equal across the board, with both GO Transit and the TTC reporting fluctuations in ridership as many workers choose to work from home at the beginning and end of each week. It’s … Read more

Experts caution against becoming ‘air-conditioned society’

Experts caution against becoming ‘air-conditioned society’

Hundreds of people who perished during the historic heat wave in British Columbia last summer died in homes ill-suited for temperatures that spiked into the high 30s and beyond for days, a report by BC’s coroners’ service found this month. It was hot outside, but inside it was often much hotter, with tragic consequences. Of … Read more

Toronto police looking for man, dog after violent attacks

Toronto police arrest man in violent dog attacks

Toronto police say they are looking for a suspect after he and his 100-pound dog allegedly attacked four people overnight. At around 2:45 am, police responded to reports of a carjacking in the area of ​​Third Street and Lake Shore Boulevard West. Police say a man ordered a rideshare vehicle and when the driver arrived … Read more

Police investigating string of overnight robberies in Toronto

Police investigating string of overnight robberies in Toronto

Toronto police are investigating a string of overnight armed robberies at fast food restaurants and a convenience store downtown. The first robbery happened in the area of ​​Yonge and Front streets shortly before 9 pm on Friday. Police say a man walked into a fast food restaurant carrying a blunt weapon and took cash from … Read more

Police issue public warning about string of swarming-style robberies in Vaughan

Police issue public warning about string of swarming-style robberies in Vaughan

Police in York region are warning the public about a rash of robberies in which victims were “swarmed by a large group of young people.” Police say that several similar incidents involving street-level robberies at plazas and on sidewalks in the area of ​​Jane Street and Norwood Avenue were reported on June 11 and June … Read more

Man charged in violent 2021 carjacking in Etobicoke that saw driver hit with hammer

Police investigating string of overnight robberies in Toronto

A 33-year-old man has been charged after allegedly hitting a driver with a hammer and then stealing their vehicle in north Etobicoke more than a year ago. The incident happened on March 2, 2021, in the area of ​​Royalcrest and Martin Grove roads, south of Steeles Avenue West. Police said a driver stopped in a … Read more

Mummified woolly mammoth calf discovered by gold miners in Yukon

Mummified woolly mammoth calf discovered by gold miners in Yukon

The Canadian Press Published Friday, June 24, 2022 8:05PM EDT Last Updated Friday, June 24, 2022 8:05PM EDT DAWSON CITY, Yukon – A mummified baby woolly mammoth has been found in the Klondike gold fields, the Yukon government announced Friday. It said the animal found within Trʼondek Hwechʼin Traditional Territory earlier this week is the … Read more

Newly appointed Toronto councilor resigns after controversial social media posts resurfaced

Newly appointed Toronto councilor resigns after controversial social media posts resurfaced

A newly installed Toronto city councilor has resigned just hours following her appointment after controversial social media posts resurfaced. Rosemarie Bryan was appointed by city council as the new councilor for Ward 1 – Etobicoke North during a special meeting on Friday, filling the vacancy left by her predecessor Michael Ford. After she was appointed, … Read more