From Mendes to New Kids, concert cancellations prove a costly gamble for fans

From Mendes to New Kids, concert cancellations prove a costly gamble for fans

David Friend , The Canadian Press Published Sunday, July 31, 2022 2:22PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, July 31, 2022 2:23PM EDT First, Justin Bieber postponed his June concert in Toronto, then The Weeknd was sidelined by the Rogers network … Read more

Toronto Animal Services waives fees for small pet adoptions this weekend

Toronto Animal Services waives fees for small pet adoptions this weekend

Toronto Animal Services is waiving the its adoption fees this weekend for its rabbits, rats and guinea pigs. The animal welfare agency said the fee waiving would apply for the more than 30 small pets available for adoption. The offer, which started on Friday, will end on Sunday. The agency posted some photos of its … Read more

Toronto police seek witnesses, video footage following North York crash

Toronto police seek witnesses, video footage following North York crash

Toronto police are asking area residents and drivers who may have dash camera footage or who witnessed a recent crash in North York to contact them. The collision happened on Friday, July 29, at roughly 8:45 p.m., near Trethewey and Brookhaven drives, west of Black Creek Drive. According to police, the driver of a motor … Read more

Toronto Caribbean Carnival postpones Sunday’s ‘Carnival Flavours’ event until end of August

Toronto Caribbean Carnival postpones Sunday’s ‘Carnival Flavours’ event until end of August

A new event that was supposed to close out Toronto’s 55th annual Caribbean Carnival has been suddenly called off. According to organizers, Carnival Flavours at Stanley Barracks, Hotel X is being pushed back to a later date “due to unforeseen circumstances.” “Carnival Flavours is postponed this afternoon in order to celebrate Trinidad and Tobago’s 60th … Read more

Toronto’s St. Lawrence Market launches new expanded hours, effective today

Toronto’s St. Lawrence Market launches new expanded hours, effective today

St. Lawrence Market is expanding its hours of operation – starting today. Effective July 31, the popular international food market will now be open Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will also be open Tuesday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Holiday hours … Read more

Motorcyclist killed in overnight crash in Scarborough

Motorcyclist killed in overnight crash in Scarborough

A man has died following a collision between a car and a motorcycle in Toronto’s east end early Sunday morning. The crash happened shortly after 1 a.m. in the Scarborough Junction area, near Kennedy and Eglinton avenues. According to Toronto police, the motorcycle rider was thrown from their bike and was unconscious. Paramedics rushed the … Read more

Man rushed to hospital with serious injuries following fight at Scarborough lounge

Man rushed to hospital with serious injuries following fight at Scarborough lounge

A man in his 30s has been seriously injured in a fight at a lounge in Scarborough. The assault happened around 5 a.m. in the Wexford area, near Lawrence Avenue East and Crockford Boulevard, just east of Warden Avenue. Toronto paramedics rushed the victim to hospital via emergency run. Anyone with information should contact police … Read more

Toronto civic holiday: here’s what’s open and closed

Toronto civic holiday: here’s what’s open and closed

Some businesses and governmental services will be closed or running on modified hours this civic holiday Monday. Despite the summer holiday, many tourist destinations and attractions will remain open Monday, but some may have reduced hours. Here’s a list of what is open and closed this Monday, Aug. 1: Open: Some tourist attractions, including the … Read more

No injuries reported after two, 2-alarm fires break out in downtown Toronto overnight

No injuries reported after two, 2-alarm fires break out in downtown Toronto overnight

Toronto fire were called to two, 2-alarm fires in downtown Toronto shortly after midnight Sunday. The first fire broke out shortly after 12 a.m. a low-rise building at Jarvis and Gerrard streets. According to Toronto police, smoke and flames could be seen. Roads in front of the building were closed. Firefighters attended a second fire … Read more

‘Amber Brown’ springs to TV under Bonnie Hunt’s sure hand

‘Amber Brown’ springs to TV under Bonnie Hunt’s sure hand

Lynn Elber, The Associated Press Published Saturday, July 30, 2022 12:00PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, July 30, 2022 12:00PM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bonnie Hunt’s approach to comedy deserves a patent. She’s drolly forthright but reliably good-hearted, and … Read more