Bichette homers twice, Blue Jays top Yankees 6-5, tighten race

TORONTO (AP) — Bo Bichette homered twice, including a tiebreaking home run off Clay Holmes in the eighth inning that lifted the Toronto Blue Jays over the Yankees 6-5 Wednesday night, tightened the AL wild card race and ended New York’s seven-game winning streak. Boston closed within one game of the wild card-leading Yankees after […]

Truth and Reconciliation Day personal for new governor general, Mary May Simon

OTTAWA — Governor General Mary May Simon has some very personal reflections on the eve of Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. As the daughter of a white father and Inuk mother, May Simon says in a statement that she was not made to attend a residential school. She stayed behind and was […]

Rapid test program is for businesses, Ontario says, after parent groups place orders

TORONTO — Ontario says a program offering free rapid COVID-19 tests is for businesses only, after groups of parents across the province were using them to organize testing for their school-aged kids. A spokeswoman for Health Minister Christine Elliott says the program was designed to protect workers and allow businesses to safely reopen. She says […]

Toronto setting up vaccine clinics in each ward of city on Saturday

Toronto is working to ensure all of the 25 wards in the city have a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic available to its residents. The program, #Vax25, is the latest attempt by the City to make vaccines as accessible as possible, and it’s happening on Saturday, October 2. The campaign will have 35 micro clinics total, […]

Man sought in suspected murder of missing Markham couple

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA Crime Quoc Tran, 37, and Kristy Nguyen, 25, were last seen Sept. 18 around 5:30 p.m. at 111 Zenway Blvd. in Vaughan Author of the article: Denette Wilford Publishing date: Sep 29, 2021  •  33 minutes ago  •  1 minute read  •  10 Comments Images released by police of double […]

Man accused of attacking women in Brampton parks: Cops

Article content A 19-year-old Brampton man is accused of separate daylight attacks against two women in city parks. Article content Peel Regional Police say on Sept. 15, at 10:55 a.m., a man was in Massey Park in Brampton and approached the first woman and forcibly grabbed her by the shoulder. Police say she was able […]

Man wanted in TTC station sex assault probe

Article content The hunt is on for a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a Toronto subway station earlier this month. Article content Toronto Police say on Sept. 21, at about 2:50 p.m., a man entered the Don Mills Subway Station at 1700 Sheppard Ave. E. and started an argument with a woman. […]

CRIME SCENE: Deadly 2020 house fire in Markham ruled an accident

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA News Crime A break in some GTA cases. Appeal for help in others. Author of the article: Scott Laurie Tahir Hamid, left, along with son Zheer, wife Chia, Sons Ahmed and Aran. Photo by Supplied photo /Supplied Article content After what police call “a lengthy and thorough investigation,” York […]

Calgary-Skyview incumbent seeking to overturn election results

Breadcrumb Trail Links Canada Newly-elected Liberal MP George Chahal was videotaped taking Conservative party flyer from a Calgary home the night before his election win Author of the article: Bryan Passifiume Calgary Skyview MP George Chahal caught on camera allegedly removing an opponent’s campaign flier on Sunday Courtesy Glenn Pennett Article content The now-outgoing MP […]

MANDEL: Woman accused of killing Toronto lawyer with rental truck denied bail

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA Crime Author of the article: Michele Mandel Publishing date: Sep 29, 2021  •  20 minutes ago  •  3 minute read  •  Join the conversation Anh Thu Chiem, 62, is charged with first-degree murder in the Dec. 18, 2020 killing of lawyer Scott Andrew Rosen.. Photo by HANDOUT /TORONTO POLICE Article […]