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.
Cole Burston/Getty Images Toronto wants to ban the sales of handguns and ammunition following a deadly mass shooting in its Greektown neighborhood which left three people, including the shooter, dead and 13 people wounded. The council voted to urge the federal government to ban the sale of handguns and ammunition in Toronto. They also voted to […]
If you’ve ever wondered what Toronto looks like from the CN Tower’s famous observation deck, now’s your chance to see it for yourself. A new app offers a “virtual reality” view of the city from 1,136 feet up, and you can enjoy it from the comfort of your home. Developed by CN Tower and Fuzz Productions, the […]
New investigation says partner in Trump’s Toronto hotel raised financing after sending $100 million to a Putin-controlled bank
Mike Cassese/Reuters FT: Trump’s business partner on the Trump Toronto tower paid a $ 100 million commission to a middleman with Kremlin links to help facilitate the sale of a stake in a Russian steel mill. The stake was sold for $ 850 million and some of that money may have gone to the Trump […]
Marcus Stroman switched up his warm-up music for his Wednesday start, using Drake's "Trophies" as a tribute to former teammate Jose Bautista. Bautista, who used "Trophies" as his walk-up music during Toronto's playoff-bound seasons in 2015 and 2016, may have benefited more from hearing it than Stroman did. The former Blue Jays slugger drove in the eventual winning run and […]