Here are 10 inflation-proof meals that cost under $10 in Toronto

Here are 10 inflation-proof meals that cost under  in Toronto

Inflation is out of control. On Wednesday, Statistics Canada reported that Canada’s annual inflation rate jumped to 7.7 per cent in May, the fastest pace of rising consumer prices in nearly four decades. Food costs at restaurants grew 6.8 per cent in May, while grocery prices also increased to 9.7 per cent. It’s hard to … Read more

Toronto court clerk pleads guilty in scheme to fix tickets for cash payoffs

Toronto court clerk pleads guilty in scheme to fix tickets for cash payoffs

A former “trusted” City of Toronto court clerk pleaded guilty to fraud over $5,000 on Wednesday for his role in a ticket-fixing scheme after admitting to receiving payoffs from paralegals for altering more than 100 provincial offense notices. Frank Rizzello, 46, worked at the 2700 Eglinton Ave. W. provincial offenses courthouse where he “would ensure … Read more

‘Don’t become tired’: Ukraine’s Zelenskyy urges Canadian students to help keep the war front and center

‘Don’t become tired’: Ukraine’s Zelenskyy urges Canadian students to help keep the war front and center

Spreading information around the world about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is as important as distributing guns and bullets for the country’s defence, Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelenskyy told students at the University of Toronto on Wednesday. In a speech and question-and-answer session by video from Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, Zelenskyy, dressed in a military-style camouflage vest, … Read more

Dad of kids killed by drunk driver Marco Muzzo was arrested day before death

Dad of kids killed by drunk driver Marco Muzzo was arrested day before death

The Ontario father of the three young children killed by drunk driver Marco Muzzo was arrested and Tasered when officers were called to his home the day before his death by suicide, Peel police confirm. Peel police were called to Edward Lake’s Brampton address on June 19 — Father’s Day — to “investigate an altercation … Read more

Anger, confusion after Air Canada orders 20-plus passengers off Montreal-to-London flight

Anger, confusion after Air Canada orders 20-plus passengers off Montreal-to-London flight

LONDON—Anger and confusion are mounting with Air Canada after the airline deplaned 25 passengers on a Monday night flight from Montreal to London with what some of those on board allege was “no explanation at all.” Jess McFadyen said the plane had been sitting on the tarmac for about an hour waiting to depart when, … Read more

Taste of the Danforth canceled

Taste of the Danforth canceled

Taste of the Danforth, one of the city’s largest street festivals, has been canceled this year, according to a Wednesday media release from Greektown on the Danforth BIA, which runs the annual festival. In it, the BIA writes it “has determined the best way to ensure the long-term success of the festival is to postpone … Read more

Crack down on speeding cyclists raises High Park tensions

Crack down on speeding cyclists raises High Park tensions

Richard Marazzi walks in High Park twice a week to decompress after work and take his dog for some fresh air. But over the last few years he says cyclists are speeding more and failing to follow the speed limit and stop signs. “Before the pandemic I was walking with my two nephews on a … Read more

Federal government accused of interfering in RCMP operations after NS massacre

Federal government accused of interfering in RCMP operations after NS massacre

Allegations that the Liberal government interfered with RCMP operations to push a gun-control agenda swept through Canadian politics Tuesday, following the release of documents to an inquiry investigating the 2020 massacre in Nova Scotia. The charges — denied by RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki and former public safety minister Bill Blair — came in the wake … Read more

Unlicensed 19-year-old drunk driver guilty in 170 km/h crash that killed Richmond Hill dad

Toronto court clerk pleads guilty in scheme to fix tickets for cash payoffs

A young, drunk man with no driver’s license lost control of a speeding Mercedes SUV that swerved into oncoming traffic on Yonge Street, killing a father and causing significant injuries to his wife, young son, and the driver of another car, a judge has found . The collision in Richmond Hill on Aug. 18, 2019, … Read more

Two Canadians found murdered in Mexican beach resort town of Playa del Carmen

Two Canadians found murdered in Mexican beach resort town of Playa del Carmen

The Canadian government is reminding travelers to avoid non-essential travel to more than a dozen regions in Mexico following the murders of two Canadians in Playa del Carmen early Monday morning. Global Affairs Canada has not released the identities of a Canadian couple whose bodies were found with their throats slit early Monday in a … Read more