Photos shot by a CityNews viewer raise serious concerns about whether a particular school bus driver has been following safety protocol. The photos, taken Friday morning, show a school bus pulled over near the intersection of Neptune Drive and Hotspur Road, in the area of Highway 401 and Bathurst Street, in North York.
A bill with potentially sweeping consequences for the Canada-U.S. border has just been adopted by the American Congress, allowing new projects aimed at speeding up travel through the international boundary. The so-called preclearance bill has now been adopted by both U.S. legislative chambers after being passed by the Senate overnight Saturday and is now expected to become law with President Barack Obama's signature.
Mayor John Tory's suggested toll of $2 each way means a motorist heading downtown daily would pay $1,000 a year "for the privilege of getting to work on roads they've already paid for," said Conservative MPP Michael Harris. Opposition MPPs have sent a symbolic message to Premier Kathleen Wynne: don't approve Toronto Mayor John Tory's plan to slap tolls on the Don Valley Parkway and Gardiner Expressway.
Acclaimed U.K. band Bear's Den debuts their new wintery track "Berlin," which was recorded last month with the bands longtime producer Ian Grimble. Of the song, singer-songwriter Andrew Davie says, "We're so excited to be sharing 'Berlin' with the world.
Factory will present the Toronto premiere of EMPIRE OF THE SON, the exhilaratingly original multimedia one-man show by actor, comedian, writer and former CBC radio broadcaster Tetsuro Shigematsu. From the ashes of Hiroshima to swinging 1960s London, EMPIRE OF THE SON tells the dynamic story of Shigematsu and his emotionally distant and stoic father, Akira, also a former public broadcaster.
The Globe and Mail invited food writers Chris Johns , Suresh Doss and Andrea Chiu , food advocate and chef Joshna Maharaj and Chewstreet blogger Charlene Theodore to lunch to ask them where they eat, what they love and how the city's dining scene needs to adapt in 2017 The panel was unanimous on this year's best addition to the city. The thing is, you probably missed it.
A new alliance of youth groups in the Greater Toronto Area is reaching out to other Filipino youth asking "What's the F?" Filipinx Youth United for Change convened leaders from a faith-based group, student associations, service-oriented institution, settlement agency and community organizations, bringing together some 50 youth at Fife House on Friday November 11. "In Toronto, we have so many existing organizations, each with their own mandate that are most likely overlapping with another's. We are not telling them to stop conducting activities, but are asking how can we support each other," said the group in a statement.
Marcus Gibson, 24, was killed in a home on Munro Street between Mary Ann Shadd Lane and Kay Macpherson Lane, near Dundas Street East, just before 4 p.m. on Nov. 27. At the time, police said there was no word on suspects or what may have led to the shooting. However, police said they had obtained video evidence at the scene The other person accused in Mohammed's death was Ceyon Carrington.