According to a new report, one of three new streets in Etobicoke will not bear the name of the late former Mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford. Premier Doug Ford is in some hot water over the cancellation of renewable energy projects that are now costing Ontario taxpayers over $230 million. A politician is planning to introduce a bill that would would require the province to track cyclist dooring incidents, and what to expect at the first Canadian outpost of Eataly, located in Toronto's Manulife...
There's some controversy over who should, and who shouldn't get a Raptors championship ring. Fire officials were called out to a popular restaurant in Parkdale this morning to fight a three-alarm blaze, and another Toronto hotspot has succumbed to flooding, for the second time. Plus, a neighbourhood group is fighting to prevent a new development from displacing residents in Chinatown.
A woman was caught on camera hurling racist insults at people standing at a bus stop near York University this morning. Chick-fil-A is opening a second Toronto location, and Foodora has just made it even easier for you to never leave your house again. Plus, KitKat Chocolatory now has a permanent location at Yorkdale Mall where you can make your own personalized candy bar.
Marcella Zoia finally appeared in court today where she pleaded guilty to mischief endangering life, after that chair-throwing incident earlier this year. Another popular restaurant has closed because of non-stop construction around Yonge and Eglinton. Drake popped by Adelaide Hall last night to check out a young up-and-coming rapper. Plus, The Momo House in Parkdale is the place to go for Tibetan comfort food.
Canada's first Eataly location opened in the Manulife Centre in Toronto yesterday, and people were lined up around the block waiting to get inside. A car caught fire after a stunt driving incident in a Mississauga parking lot, and a new report breaks down how many months of rent you would need to save for a minimum down payment on a condo in Toronto. Plus, Maderas at Ossington and College is a cute cafe that boasts roasts from the mountain ranges in Colombia.
Recently-fired Don Cherry went on Fox News Tuesday night to chat with Tucker Carlson, and it was cringey. A Toronto supermarket chain wants to implement facial recognition technology, which means you could pay for things with your mug. Buildings on a city block at Queen and Kingston, including a rooftop bar and hotel, may soon be demolished for condos. Plus, Camila Cabello is coming to Scotiabank Arena, and Daisy on Queen West is a new cocktail bar with flower power.
Folks in support of Don Cherry are saying that they will boycott Sportsnet, and its parent company Rogers, after the 85-year-old broadcaster was fired for making racist remarks on national television. The Cenotaph at Old City Hall was vandalized just one day after hundreds gathered for a Remembrance Day ceremony honouring the sacrifices of Canadian veterans. Mississauga is now home to a sex doll brothel. Plus, warm up with spicy soups at the new Hotopia near Yonge and College.
Don Cherry was fired today for comments he made about immigrants and poppies on Hockey Night in Canada. Toronto residents could face fines for not clearing snow from sidewalks and driveways. A Toronto MPP, with hopes of becoming Ontario’s next Liberal Party leader, wants to make public transit in the province, including the TTC, totally free. Plus, Puff Pastes is a Mexican bakery specializing in sweet and savoury pockets that are a cross between an empanada and a Cornish pasty.
We now know the real reason behind the TTC shutdown during rush hour Thursday morning, that sent hundreds scuffling for shuttle buses near Pape Station. A fire at 200 Wellesley Street in Toronto's St. JamesTown sent two people to the hospital, and the cause is being investigated. TFC takes on Seattle in the MLS Cup final on Sunday, and there's an official viewing party. Plus, Supernova Ballroom is a grand new bar in the Financial District with a refined and retro menu, featuring low-waste...
A power outage and a dusting of snow caused some major problems for commuters during the morning rush hour. The roads, sidewalks and subways were all a mess. Toronto city councillor, Jim Karygiannis was removed from office for overspending in the 2018 election. Plus, Macau Doulao is a flashy hot pot restaurant in Richmond Hill specializing in fresh seafood.
Drake is launching his own weed brand called More Life Growth Co. Ikea announced that they will be opening smaller format stores in downtown Toronto. Amazon Prime show, The Boys had to cancel plans to film a gruesome scene near the site of the Yonge Street van attack. Plans have been submitted to the city for a huge new condo on Bay Street that looks like it's made of gold. Plus, Le Conciliabule is a new French cafe and wine bar serving perfectly-plated pastries.
Pharrell Williams appeared via video at Yonge-Dundas Square this morning to announce a new condo project coming to Yonge and Eglinton. You can buy cake by the slice at one of three new Cake Boss vending machines that appeared in Toronto's PATH yesterday. Presto users will soon be able to tap and ride using their phone. Plus, Kyoto Katsugyu is a new Japanese restaurant that, if you couldn't tell by the name, specializes in beef katsu.
Toronto could get a second NHL team, and if all goes as planned, they would play out of the biggest hockey arena ever. The County of Frontenac is telling those searching for that perfect photo to stay away from their picturesque heart-shaped lake. A video posted this weekend shows a group of people who shut down a portion of Highway 409 to do donuts, and the new Overwatch 2 game shows Toronto like you’ve never seen it before. Plus, Globally Local specializes in fast food that’s 100% vegan.
For the second year in a row, a Toronto man carved one hundred Pokémon pumpkins just in time for Halloween night. The Raptors got spooked at Casa Loma's Legends of Horror, and they dressed for the occasion. Toronto singer, The Weeknd went out as the Joker, and was almost unrecognizable. Plus, Dasha is bold new Chinese restaurant on King West, backed by a Michelin-star chef.
A new study confirms something we already knew, that air pollution is worse near major roads, and a third of Canadians live near one. A Halloween boat party in Toronto proved to be all trick and no treat, and we could get the first snowfall of the season next week. Award winning comedian Hannah Gadsby is bringing her new stand-up set to Roy Thomson Hall, and what to expect at the new interactive Dr. Seuss exhibit in Mississauga.
Former Toronto Raptor Patrick Patterson just released a video from his extravagant wedding at Casa Loma this summer. A new campaign from United Way Greater Toronto aims to show us how many people in the GTA are experiencing poverty. Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto have reportedly reached a tentative deal for a futuristic neighbourhood along the waterfront. Plus, Lobby is a glam new resto-lounge serving very fancy cocktails.
A creepy fog blanketed the city this morning. Paramedic Services and Metrolinx are planning a massive emergency simulation drill at Union Station on Saturday night. What you should know about Canada’s first Ace Hotel, set to open near Richmond and Spadina next fall. Plus, enjoy traditional tacos and tequila at Frisaca, a new no-frills Mexican restaurant on Queen West.
Tickets went on sale today for Mirvish's production of Hamilton, but the whole purchasing process is rather long, and complicated. The TTC is rolling out their new fleet of electric buses. People gathered outside of Queen's Park today to protest provincial cuts now that legislature is finally back in session. A popular pub changed its name to be more inviting, and popular Montreal plant-based chain, LOV has landed in Toronto.
The TTC and the city are not happy with the way Metrolinx has handled the Presto rollout. A local company has created a video series to help reduce the stigma surrounding periods. Jack Astor's just closed their John Street location, and ex member of One Direction, Louis Tomlinson is coming to Toronto in 2020. Plus, Potatopia in the food court at Yonge Sheppard Centre is a spud-lovers paradise.
The provincial government announced that they will finally move some of their popular services, like health card and driver's license renewals, online. Raptors fans are already reselling their replica championship rings, and Leslieville residents are speaking out about the above-ground plans for the Ontario Line. Plus, Lucia is a new Italian restaurant in the Junction Triangle inspired by the beaches of Sicily.