A screenshot of a video posted on Twitter featuring a man whose words on the aftermath of the Toronto van attack has attracted plenty of attention. Torontonians are still reeling from an attack that left 10 people dead and more than a dozen injured. Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders said the carnage
A rented van sits on a sidewalk about a mile from where several pedestrians were injured in northern Toronto, Canada, 23 April 2018. In the midst of the tragic incident at the Yonge and Finch area of Toronto, a man with a similar name to the suspect was hounded by the media. Toronto Police Service
Canada’s largest city is reeling from a van attack that left 10 people dead and at least 15 others injured. Alek Minassian, 25, has been charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder in connection with the attack, along with 13 counts of attempted murder. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called
The suspected driver of a van that jumped the curb and drove through a crowd of pedestrians Monday in Toronto has been charged.
Police have confirmed 10 people are dead and 14 are injured after a van rammed into a crowd of people walking on Yonge Street in north Toronto on Monday afternoon. Alek Minassian, a 25-year-old man from Richmond Hill, Ont., is the alleged driver in the incident and is in police custody. Minassian is
Rubbish overflows the bins on Brick Lane Market. In increasingly more coastal cities, the sight of restaurant patrons sipping drinks through plastic straws is becoming a memory as the movement to ban single-use plastic utensils gains traction. Such was a major topic of discussion between Justin Trudeau
Yahoo Canada News will be talking to Andrea Horwath and we want to know what questions you have for the leader of the Ontario NDP. Andrea Horwath released her party’s “Change for the Better” platform on Monday, which emphasizes significant investments in child care, health care, education and public
Each year for the past 19, TIME’s editors have chosen 100 world leaders, local activists, artists, athletes, scientists and industry giants to form the magazine’s TIME 100 list. This year, the list includes two Canadians whose youth sets them apart from peers in their respective fields: Prime Minister
Things are heating up in Ontario as we get closer to the provincial election. Ontario’s Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford and Liberal leader Kathleen Wynne have exchanged heated words as they address the province with campaign promises, while criticizing opposing tactics. “Doug Ford sounds
It’s been a long winter for most of the country with spring weather largely nowhere to be seen. According to Anderson, a system called a ‘blocking pattern’ has been dominating up in northern Canada and Greenland into the Arctic region. “Over the Arctic, its actually warmer than normal and not that
From left, British Columbia Premier John Horgan, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley sit down for a meeting Sunday in Ottawa to discuss differences on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion plan. The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project is Kinder Morgan’s plan to nearly
Tim Hortons has been as quintessentially Canadian as ice hockey and maple syrup, but as conflicts between franchisees and the parent company Restaurant Brands International (RBI) have increased, the company’s reputation has started to falter. When the iconic Canadian brand was acquired in 2014, various
He may not be a candidate anymore, but does that mean Doug Ford is done swaying the outcome of Toronto's upcoming mayoral race?
In the case of the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team, the response to tragedy can be measured not just in kind words and heartfelt gestures, but also in money raised for those directly affected. One week ago, a bus carrying members of the Humboldt team was involved in a collision with a truck near
“The City of Toronto supports the families of the Humboldt Broncos and encourages everyone in Toronto to wear a hockey jersey or green and gold today to show their support and pay tribute to the memory of those lost in last week’s tragic bus crash,” said John Tory in his proclamation. The declaration
Southern Ontario is going to get hit by some nasty weather this weekend. While some of the country is experiencing spring conditions, a cold front is coming in Friday night and will bring chilly weather temperatures to Windsor reaching all the way to Toronto and the GTA. Rain will also be coming in
Ontario PC Leader Doug Ford is known for having a sometimes rocky relationship with reporters, but the decision to not bring them with him on the campaign trail has been met with concern. “This should not be blown off as insignificant,” Queen’s University political science teaching fellow Tim Abray
If April’s unseasonably cold weather has taken the wind out of your sails, try visiting Toronto during 90 kilometer-per-hour gusts to get it back. While parts of southeastern Canada saw heavy snowfall on Tuesday, Toronto is experiencing rain and sustained winds strong enough to draw a warning from Environment
A new poll shows that majority of Canadians believe that climate change is caused by human activity. A new poll reveals nearly a third of Canadians either aren’t totally convinced or do not think climate change is caused by human and industrial activity. The results, released by Abacus Data, show 61
Toronto’s police have withdrawn their application to march in the city’s Pride parade later this year after Pride Toronto asked them to do so. In a statement made Tuesday, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said he hopes the move “will be received as a concrete example” of the fact that he is listening
Environment Canada has issued weather alerts to New Brunswick, Nunavut, Ontario and Quebec, with a massive storm expected to arrive on Tuesday.
Across Canada, landlords who don’t want animals in their buildings can, and do, refuse to rent to pet-owners. Although surveys have found as many as six in 10 Canadians own a pet, the same proportion of Canadians believe landlords should be able to refuse to rent their properties to pet owners. Across
Since 1952, people traveling out of Toronto Pearson International Airport have had to clear U.S. customs before even boarding their flight south of the border. Now though, for the first time, travellers coming from some American airports may have to clear Canadian customs in the U.S. before being allowed
Despite Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s recommendation, Pope Francis will not apologize for the Roman Catholic Church’s role in the operation of residential schools in Canada. Bishop Lionel Gendron, president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops said in a letter to the Indigenous Peoples of