In LeBron James' first season in Miami, the Heat started 9-8. In James' first season back in Cleveland, the Cavaliers began 5-7. This year, in James' first in Los Angeles, the Lakers are 7-6. Even for the best player in the world, new beginnings have never come easy. But for Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto […]
A skinny dipper has risked life and limb to swim with sharks in the enclosure for dangerous marine animals at one of the largest aquariums in Toronto, Canada. The bizarre stunt unfolded at Ripley’s Aquarium on Friday night, when a naked man reportedly dived into the Dangerous Lagoon shark tank and began swimming around. Eyewitnesses […]
Pediatric healing room infused with Indigenous knowledge of the Seven Grandfather Teachings, medicine wheel and spirit animals is now open to Indigenous and non-Indigenous patients.
A teenager is facing a dozen charges related to what police describe as a fraud scheme involving Toronto Raptors tickets. City police say the alleged fraud was carried out between April and November 2017 on Twitter by a boy who was 17 at the time. They allege he reached out to Raptors fans through a […]
TORONTO – After three years of attendance, here’s the thing I’ve learned about the Toronto International Film Festival: you just have to accept that you’re not going to see everything you want to see. This is a gigantic, everything-and-the-kitchen-sink kind of festival, in which star-driven studio Oscar hopefuls and undistributed foreign indies are vying for […]
Talk to any professional film critic, and they’ll tell you about the pleasures of the Toronto International Film Festival — and of its anxieties. It is, in many ways, the all-you-can-eat buffet of film fests, a smorgasboard with literally hundreds of titles to choose from, including most of the big fall titles vying for year-end […]
Meghan Markle, who married Prince Harry on 19 May this year, makes no secret of her love for dogs. On her now-deleted Instagram account, she often posted about her two rescue dogs, Guy and Bogart, whom she described as “my boys” and “my loves”. She made the ultimate sacrifice when she was compelled to leave […]
Unsanctioned overdose prevention site to open in Toronto neighbourhood after province freezes funding
Harm reduction workers say they will open an unsanctioned overdose prevention site in Parkdale on Monday, just weeks after the province announced it would “pause” funding for future sites across the province.
Toronto police have issued a public safety warning about a batch of dangerous opioids they believe are being sold in the downtown core after seven people died from drug overdoses over the past 12 days.
Decriminalizing all drug use would reduce the stigma and bring down the barriers preventing those who abuse illicit substances from getting treatment, the agency said.