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Ian Hanomansing on the new news and CBC’s relaunching of The National

CBC is relaunching its iconic newscast The National on Nov. 6. We talk to one of four new hosts, Ian Hanomansing, who is back in Toronto to kick-start the show.
November 06, 2017

Midtown stars speak out about Weinstein encounters

November 03, 2017

Petition has been sent to the mayor’s office concerning noise and traffic at Casa Loma

Residents living near Casa Loma are petitioning Mayor John Tory to stop the city from continuing to lease the historic Midtown site to Liberty Entertainment Group.
October 31, 2017

Seal meat at Midtown restaurant sparks debate

Ku-kum, a restaurant serving Indigenous dishes near Mount Pleasant Road and Davisville Avenue, has become the subject of controversy due to the inclusion of seal meat on its menu.
October 30, 2017

City aims to designate Annex bookstore

October 26, 2017

Students assaulted at ‘Rosedale jams’

October 26, 2017

Two towers planned for Yonge-Roselawn

Toronto-based developer Main and Main, responsible for the contentious demolition of the 110-year-old Bank of Montreal building earlier this year, has recently submitted plans to the City of Toronto for the site.
October 23, 2017

Is this the ‘Forgotten Corner of Thornhill’?

A building complex, Glen Park Apartments, at the northeast corner of Yonge Street and Clark Avenue is now deemed the “Forgotten Corner of Thornhill” by some residents. A new Facebook page of the same name was established in late July, calling for city officials and building management to address concerns over lack of sufficient infrastructure.
October 19, 2017

After a year hosting ‘Question Period’ Evan Solomon now also has a radio show

Now that Solomon has been hosting Question Period for a little over a year, he’s branched off to add his own talk radio show to his resumé. The Evan Solomon Show, Bell Media’s first daily syndicated talk show, premiered Sept. 5 across the country on stations in Montreal, Ottawa and in Toronto on Newstalk 1010, as well as other markets.
October 10, 2017

Stintz on Midtown: Mayor Tory needs to bring ambitious ideas to Midtown park planning

The solution to more parkland in the area is to apply the same creativity to Midtown as the Rail Deck proposal applies to downtown. The former bus terminal at Yonge and Eglinton provides a creative solution to more parkland for Midtown.
October 10, 2017

Thornhillers oppose new train schedule

Horns keep residents up from dawn until almost midnight: new group fights back
October 06, 2017

Toronto doctor teams up with Bernie Sanders to support universal healthcare

Dr. Danielle Martin has been a familiar face to residents of North Toronto for years, having worked out of Sunnybrook Health Centre between 2010 and 2017. Lately, she’s become known to many more, gaining international attention when she publicly defended Canada’s health-care system and threw her support behind Senator Bernie Sanders’ long-shot bid to implement a similar system in the United States last month.
October 05, 2017

Midtown merchants react to new minimum wage

October 04, 2017

The tallest building in Richmond Hill approved by OMB

The building, at 9218 Yonge St., in the Yonge and 16th Avenue Key Development Area, will be 29 storeys high, much higher than the town official planning policy 20-storey limit parameters. However, this approval did not pass without a fight from councillors and staff planners with the Town of Richmond Hill.
October 03, 2017

Toronto Maple Leafs memorabilia bought by the Canadian Museum of History

Mike Wilson, also known as “the Ultimate Leafs Fan,” and his partner Debra Thuet, have been searching for the past four years for a new, permanent residence for their massive collection. After numerous discussions with realtors, auctioneers, the Hockey Hall of Fame, the Toronto Maple Leafs and a number of corporations, Wilson said he’s thrilled his collection’s new home will be a stone’s throw from Parliament Hill at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Que.
October 02, 2017

Iconic Videoflicks rental shop on Avenue Road rolls credits

Before the days of Netflix, residents near Avenue Road relied on their local video rental store to satisfy their need to binge watch the latest TV series or have a movie marathon. Videoflicks has met those needs for more than 35 years, with owners Joe Carlino and Steve Cohen at the helm since 2004.
September 29, 2017

Police look to reunite stolen Midtown goods with rightful owners

Two male suspects have been arrested in connection to two breaking-and-enterings in the Midtown area. The Toronto Police Service (TPS) seeks to reunite recovered stolen property with owners.
September 29, 2017

Thornhill anti-bullying advocate pays it forward

A Thornhill family has taken the painful experience of a childhood spent being bullied and turned it into a children’s book and a series of workshops and readings to educate kids on the dangers of bullying and to provide support for those who are suffering.
September 26, 2017

From towers to townhouses: A Richmond Hill highrise development gets a major scale back

After four years of development limbo, an original proposal for two residential towers at 370 Red Maple Rd. has been resubmitted as a reduced plan for a townhouse development, slashing the number of units by 74 per cent and the height from 16 and 18 storeys high to three-storey townhouses.
September 21, 2017

The high end of cannabis culture

As Canada prepares to usher in a new age of legal adult-use cannabis, brands are setting the stage for a new kind of cannabis experience. One that focuses on thoughtful, design-forward products and healing concoctions to make users feel good inside and out.
September 18, 2017