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International, Society

Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo to be memorialized in Toronto

A bronze statue of an empty chair will be erected in Canada’s biggest city to commemorate writer, human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo. China refused to allow the writer to travel to Norway to collect his» 

Immigration & Refugees, Society

Asian Heritage Month-Toronto’s past and present Chinatown

Walking tours of what Chinatown was, and what it is now Toronto is Canada’s largest and most diverse city, and has long been the site of one of the country’s largest and most vibrant Chinese communities. Arlene Chan is a» 

Society

Lynching: mystery car prank

Commuters in Toronto yesterday morning were surprised to see a car suspended in the air from a major overpass. Police were notified and initially thought it was for a movie, although normally such things would have to be approved beforehand» 

Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Toronto seeks “urgent help” with increasing refugee claimant numbers

The City of Toronto wants help from the federal and provincial government to manage the growing numbers of asylum seekers in its shelter system. The city has already worked to expand the number of people it can help with resettlement,» 

Health, Society

Toronto attack: how to cope with horror

Those who saw the van run down people on the sidewalks of Toronto or the aftermath experienced varying degrees of shock and other emotions that may persist for a long time. It can be difficult, but there are things that» 

Society

Lone wolf attacks on the population and security issues

In recent years, the world has seen a number of attacks on innocent citizens. Guns have been used, bombs, and lately, vehicles. Attacks using vehicles as weapons have occurred in England, France, Germany, and here in Canada. Ten people were» 

Society

Police expect to lay more charges in Toronto van attack

The man suspected of ramming a rental van into crowds of pedestrians along a busy street in Toronto was charged Tuesday with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts of attempted murder. However, Toronto police told reporters Tuesday afternoon» 

Society

CN tower reopens after ice storm hit Toronto

A nasty storm recently battered the city of Toronto with rain, freezing rain and strong winds forcing the closure of the landmark CN Tower On April 16th, 2018. Chunks of ice were falling on downtown streets and buildings from its» 

Society

Accused serial killer Bruce McArthur charged with 7th murder

Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur is now facing a seventh premeditated murder charge while the investigative team is combing through cold cases from mid-1970s to late 1990s in search other potential cases connected to the 66-year-old Toronto landscaper, Toronto police» 

Society

Police not wanted in Toronto gay pride parade

Toronto police have been asked by several community groups to withdraw their request to join the city’s annual gay pride parade slated for June 22-24. Canada’s biggest and most diverse city, Toronto, Ontario, is home to the country’s largest annual»