Toronto real estate bungalow sells for $655k after 29 days

Toronto real estate bungalow sells for 5k after 29 days

#GTAHomeHunt is a weekly series from the Star that gets into the details of real estate listings in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area. Have a tip? Email us at social@torstar.ca Sold price: $655,000 Neighborhood: Kennedy Park X factor: Nestled into Scarborough’s Kennedy Park neighborhood is the one-bedroom-plus-den, two-bathroom home at 30 Commonwealth Ave. The … Read more

$70M jackpot not yet claimed in Max Millions draw, five $1M tickets drawn

M jackpot not yet claimed in Max Millions draw, five M tickets drawn

The Max Millions lottery jackpot remains unclaimed after a draw that saw several $1 million tickets drawn around Ontario. Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) said the $70 million jackpot had not been claimed. However, five tickets worth $1 million each were sold across Ontario, primarily in the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area. Trending Stories Cape … Read more

September 30 holiday in Ontario: Who gets the day off?

September 30 holiday in Ontario: Who gets the day off?

The second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is approaching in Canada, and while it is not a statutory holiday in Ontario, there are some things you should know about. Sept. 30 is observed in Ontario only as a federal holiday, which means provincially regulated businesses are not required to give employees the day off … Read more

Half a million Toronto residents in apartments with no air conditioning this summer

Half a million Toronto residents in apartments with no air conditioning this summer

Kiki Jones has spent the past few days taking cold showers, avoiding physical activity, keeping the blinds shut and blasting electric fans in their non-air-conditioned apartment in Toronto. But despite those measures, the 31-year-old hasn’t found much relief from the intense summer heat that’s gripped the city this week. “I’ve lived in Toronto for about … Read more

The chain of violence behind this Toronto mom’s horrific death by fire

The chain of violence behind this Toronto mom’s horrific death by fire

Warning: The following story contains graphic details. Henrietta Viski had been trying to escape. That’s what 17-year-old Zoe Budai emphasizes when she talks about her mom, and about what happened in the years leading up to the day earlier this month when she came back to her Scarborough home from the grocery store to see … Read more

3 injured in stabbing at Scarborough Town Center Mall, 14-year-old boy in custody – Toronto

3 injured in stabbing at Scarborough Town Center Mall, 14-year-old boy in custody – Toronto

Toronto Police are investigating after a stabbing at a Scarborough mall left three people with injuries. Police said officers received reports of a stabbing inside Scarborough Town Center Mall at around 6:30 pm on Tuesday. Toronto Police Const. Alex Li told reporters that there was a fight between two groups inside of the mall. When … Read more

Immigration is changing the composition of religion in Canada, survey finds

Immigration is changing the composition of religion in Canada, survey finds

Mourners paid their respects at the scene of Sunday’s hate-motivated vehicle attack in London, Ont. on June 8, 2021, in honor of the four members of a Muslim family that died and the youngest boy who is in hospital.Geoff Robins/The Canadian Press Growing immigration is changing the composition of religion in Canada, an in-depth survey … Read more

Toronto subway: Woman charged with attempted murder

Toronto subway: Woman charged with attempted murder

Toronto police say they have arrested and charged a suspect with attempted murder after a woman was pushed onto the tracks at a subway station Sunday evening. Police said officers responded to a call about the incident, which took place at Yonge and Bloor Subway Station, at around 9:03 pm on Sunday. When emergency crews … Read more

Snow in Toronto: Southern Ontario getting spring storm

Snow in Toronto: Southern Ontario getting spring storm

A spring storm hitting southern Ontario, which is expected to bring up to eight centimeters of snow by Tuesday, is causing messy conditions on the roads. Environment Canada issued a winter weather travel advisory on Monday for most of southern Ontario. The Greater Toronto Area is expected to receive between four and eight centimeters of … Read more

Toronto subway: Suspect wanted after woman pushed

Toronto subway: Suspect wanted after woman pushed

A suspect who allegedly pushed a woman onto the tracks at a Toronto subway station Sunday evening is now wanted on an attempted murder charge, police say. The incident happened at Yonge Station just after 9 pm When emergency crews arrived, they found the victim conscious and breathing, police said. She was rushed to a … Read more