Toronto charity packs emergency kits for victims of Cyclone Idai

A Toronto charity spent much of Saturday packing emergency kits for those affected by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique and Zimbabwe. GlobalMedic, which works to assist countries in the aftermath of natural disasters, packed around 2,200 emergency kits to send to…

Toronto mayor condemns far-right rally planned for Saturday

Mayor John Tory has condemned the “ideology and tactics of white supremacists” ahead of a far-right rally that is scheduled for Saturday afternoon in downtown Toronto. The group Pegida, a far-right, anti-Islam group, said on social media that it will…

1 dead after 2-vehicle crash in Downsview area

Toronto police say one person is dead after a two-vehicle crash in the Downsview area early Saturday. Police said they received reports of a “loud bang” in the area of Sheppard Avenue and Keele Street around 3:30 a.m. When officers…

Arkells get Canadian Football League to change Toronto game time

The Arkells spoke and the CFL answered. READ MORE: Arkells announce ‘Rally Cry Summer Night’ concert at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage The Hamilton band has managed to get the Canadian Football League (CFL) to move the time of a regular season…

Toronto senior convicted in murder of fellow nursing home resident dies in federal prison

A Toronto senior who was convicted of the brutal murder of his fellow nursing home resident died in federal prison this week. On March 20, Peter Brooks, an inmate at Millhaven Institution in Bath, Ont., died of natural causes at…

Lin scores 20 points, Lowry reinjures ankle and Raptors rout Knicks 128-92

Jeremy Lin scored 20 points in his best game as a Raptor to lead Toronto to a 128-92 rout of the lowly New York Knicks on Monday, a night that might have cost Kyle Lowry another couple of games. Eight…

Area of Terminal 1 at Toronto’s Pearson airport evacuated after fire breaks out

An area of Terminal 1 at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport was evacuated Sunday evening due to a fire. Peel Regional Police said on Twitter just before 7 p.m. Sunday that they were investigating after a blaze broke out at the…

Man seriously injured after being attacked by group of men in Toronto’s west end: police

Toronto police say a man in his 40s was seriously injured early Saturday after he was attacked by a group of men in the city’s west end. Police said they received a call just before 2:30 a.m. with reports of…

Toronto Maple Leafs rally from 3-goal deficit to edge Philadelphia Flyers

Frederik Andersen has bailed the Maple Leafs out plenty since arriving in Toronto. His teammates returned the favour on Friday night. Auston Matthews scored twice late in the third period as the Leafs rallied from a three-goal deficit to defeat…