AP Interview: Tibet exile leader hopes to resume China talks

DHARMSALA, India (AP) — The new president of the Tibetan exile government said on Thursday he will do his best to resume a dialogue with China after more than a decade, and that a visit by the Dalai Lama to Tibet could be the best step forward. The Buddhist spiritual leader “has expressed his wish […]

Daredevil Alex Harvill dies after airshow stunt

Article content Daredevil Alex Harvill has died after attempting a world record motorcycle stunt on Thursday. The 28 year old was trying to complete a massive jump at the Moses Lake Airshow in Washington when he came up short and crash-landed into a dirt mound. Article content Harvill, who became a father for the second […]

Mississauga death probed by homicide investigators

Article content Homicide investigators are asking for the public’s help in investigating the death of a man in Mississauga last weekend. Peel Regional Police say on Saturday, June 12, at about 6:10 a.m., they received a call for a man lying on the ground in the greenspace at Derry Greenway Park, located at 3132 Derry […]

LEVY: New cafe owner’s business hit hard by pandemic and relentless construction

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA Author of the article: Sue-Ann Levy Aroma Cafe owner Ben Chapari’s business on Wellington St. has been hit hard by COVID but even harder by incessant construction. Photo by Supplied photo /Ben Chapari Article content For Aroma Cafe owner Ben Chapari, surviving COVID was a piece of cake compared […]

Collision closes southbound lanes of Hwy. 404 closed near Newmarket

A collision has closed the southbound lanes of Highway 404 near Newmarket. All the lanes are closed from Davis Drive exit to the Wellington Street exit. Drivers are being forced off at Davis Dr. 680 NEWs traffic spotters have reported flames amongst the crash. Provincial police are expected to share more details shortly. More to […]

Peel homicide unit asking for information on man found dead

Peel police’s Homicide Unit is asking for information on a man who was found dead in Mississauga. Investigators were called to a greenspace at Derry Greenway Park on June 12 around 6 a.m. A 27-year-old man was found lying on the ground without vital signs. He was pronounced dead on the scene. The victim has […]

Movie biz finds new home in Pickering

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA Ontario Author of the article: Liz Braun Photo by Stock photo /Getty Images Article content Call it Hollywood Northeast. A new deal between Pickering and William F. White — outfitters of Canada’s film and TV industry — is helping fuel a boom in TV and film production in that […]

A CUT ABOVE: Barber takes his business to the roof during shutdown

Article content To keep his small business afloat, Inskip Redman has gone up top. Months after being ordered — like all other personal care services — to shutter his Danforth barbershop last November, Redman has had enough. About a month ago, he got creative in an effort to survive. “I’m on the roof,” said Redman, […]

Toronto piano teacher accused of child sexual assault

Article content A 62-year-old piano teacher from Toronto is accused of a historic sex assault against a child. York Regional Police say an investigation was launched in May 2021 into a private music teacher after officers received information regarding an alleged sexual assault victim. Through the investigation, officers say they learned a girl was allegedly […]