Home buyers priced out of Ontario are flocking to Calgary real estate market

Home buyers priced out of Ontario are flocking to Calgary real estate market

CALGARY — As Ontario’s sizzling real estate market puts home ownership out of reach for many Canadians, a growing number of prospective buyers are looking west in hopes of achieving their white-picket-fence dreams. Like newlyweds Vineet Mrug and Kushbu Mistry, who relocated to Calgary from their hometown of Toronto last year, some residents of the … Read more

Rail terminal workers at Toronto’s Union Station go on strike

Rail terminal workers at Toronto’s Union Station go on strike

The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, April 20, 2022 5:11AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, April 20, 2022 5:11AM EDT TORONTO — Commuters should prepare for possible service disruptions at Toronto’s Union Station today after nearly 100 employees at the transportation hub walked off the job. Ninety-five workers with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers went on … Read more

Passengers on Swoop flight to Jamaica incorrectly told they needed negative COVID test

Passengers on Swoop flight to Jamaica incorrectly told they needed negative COVID test

Some passengers on a Swoop Airline flight traveling from Toronto to Montego Bay experienced problems at Pearson Airport Tuesday morning when they were incorrectly told that they needed proof of a negative COVID-19 test to fly to Jamaica. Andre Newell, a passenger on flight WO644, said in a statement that “dozens of families” were turned … Read more

Extreme heat from climate change is deadly—how you can prepare

Extreme heat from climate change is deadly—how you can prepare

It’s floods that lead to repairs costing billions of dollars. It’s fires that burn images of charred buildings and communities into our minds. But of all the extreme weather events made more likely by climate change, it’s another — extreme heat — that is the deadliest. And a new report by Canadian experts on climate … Read more

Florida Gov DeSantis pushes to end Disney self-government amid feud

Florida Gov DeSantis pushes to end Disney self-government amid feud

Anthony Izaguirre, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, April 19, 2022 2:47PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, April 19, 2022 11:24PM EDT TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday asked the Legislature to repeal a law allowing Walt Disney World to operate a private government over its properties in the state, the latest volley … Read more

Sunwing president apologizes to stranded passengers, says outage result of cyberattack

Sunwing president apologizes to stranded passengers, says outage result of cyberattack

The president of Sunwing airlines apologized Tuesday to passengers who have been stranded for days and said the network outage affecting its flights is the result of a cyberattack on a third-party provider. “Obviously, this is a terrible situation and one that we didn’t expect,” Sunning CEO Mark Williams told CP24 in an interview. “Certainly … Read more

Disturbing video captures moment woman is pushed onto tracks at Toronto subway station

Disturbing video captures moment woman is pushed onto tracks at Toronto subway station

WARNING: The video included in this story may be disturbing for some. Video has emerged showing the moment a 39-year-old woman was pushed onto the tracks at a Toronto subway station this week. The video, obtained by the Toronto Star, shows a woman standing on the platform at Bloor-Yonge Subway Station before a woman facing … Read more

YRP officer facing criminal charges for allegedly fabricating evidence during traffic stop

YRP officer facing criminal charges for allegedly fabricating evidence during traffic stop

York Regional Police say an officer is facing criminal charges after allegedly searching a vehicle for drugs during a traffic stop on the basis of a false claim. The stop occurred in Markham in October 2021. After pulling over the vehicle, the officer decided to remove the driver and passenger from the car and to … Read more

Ontario real estate firm increases house price forecast for 2022

Ontario real estate firm increases house price forecast for 2022

Royal LePage is raising its forecast for 2022, despite some signs suggesting that the real estate market might finally be moderating after a frenzied run up in prices during the COVID-19 pandemic. The real estate brokerage had initially forecast Canadian home prices to rise by 10.5 per cent in 2022 but it now says that … Read more

Ontario COVID-19 news: hospitalizations climb to highest point since Feb. 15

Ontario COVID-19 news: hospitalizations climb to highest point since Feb.  15

Ontario reported one additional COVID-19 death on Tuesday, as the number of patients admitted to hospital with coronavirus continued to climb higher than numbers observed late last week. The Ministry of Health said the death occurred sometime in the past 30 days. There have now been 63 COVID-19 deaths reported in the past 7 days … Read more