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

Workers at Canadian National Railway go on strike in move that could further threaten Canada’s supply chains

Workers at Canadian National Railway go on strike in move that could further threaten Canada’s supply chains

CN Rail locomotives are moved on tracks past cargo containers sitting on idle train cars at port in Vancouver, on Friday, February 21, 2020.DARRYL DYCK/The Canadian Press Workers in signals and communications have gone on strike at Canadian National Railway Co. in a development that threatens to exacerbate transport bottlenecks across the country in the … Read more

Workers at Canadian National Railway go on strike after failing to reach contract, union negotiator says

Workers at Canadian National Railway go on strike after failing to reach contract, union negotiator says

Workers in signals and communications have gone on strike at Canadian National Railway Co. CNR-T in a development that threatens to exacerbate transport bottlenecks across the country in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some 750 members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in Canada walked off the job Saturday after failing to agree … Read more

Russian strike knocks out Odesa airport, says Ukrainian military

Russian strike knocks out Odesa airport, says Ukrainian military

Rescuers work to remove from debris a building that was hit in a military strike, amid Russia’s invasion, in Odesa, Ukraine, April 24, 2022.STRINGER/Reuters Russian carried out missile strikes across southern and eastern Ukraine on Saturday, Ukrainian officials said, including one that destroyed the runway at the main airport in the strategic Black Sea port … 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

Suspect wanted after woman pushed onto Toronto subway tracks

Suspect wanted after woman pushed onto Toronto subway tracks

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

Toronto Blue Jays broadcaster Buck Martinez leaving TV booth following cancer diagnosis

Toronto Blue Jays broadcaster Buck Martinez leaving TV booth following cancer diagnosis

Longtime Toronto Blue Jays broadcaster Buck Martinez is stepping away from the broadcast booth after being diagnosed with cancer. In a statement released by Sportsnet, Martinez said Sunday’s game against the Oakland Athletics would be his last for “a little while” as he begins weeks of cancer treatment. Martinez, 73, said he hoped to join … Read more