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Canadian company’s hologram tech meetings save time, money, pollution

Shades of Star Wars.  Many people will recall the futuristic idea of somewhat scratchy hologram messages from the 1977 film.   Technology however has already far surpassed that image.  This was evidenced as an entirely believable “live” performance of rapper Tupac »

Economy, Society

Toronto: a costly city

So how much might it cost to live in Canada’s biggest urban city? The latest annual index calculated by LowestRates.ca gives an idea of what kind of salary you need to live there. For housing alone and based on an »

Health

Canada’s 1st coronavirus patient discharged from Toronto hospital

A man in his 50s, who was diagnosed as Canada’s first coronavirus patient, was discharged from a Toronto hospital Friday morning, officials said. In a statement, Sunnybrook Hospital said over the course of the week, the man’s status has continued »

Society

Toronto Raptors honour Kobe Bryant

The news of Kobe Bryant’s death sent shock waves around the world. The Los Angeles Lakers star, Bryant, along with his daughter Gianna, and 7 others passed away in a helicopter accident yesterday. During a game between the Toronto Raptors »

Environment, Society

Public appeal to save Toronto’s oldest tree

In one of Canada’s fastest growing and ever changing cities, one thing has been constant for about 300 years. It’s a red oak tree. In fact it’s been recognised as a heritage tree by Forest Ontario’s Heritage Tree Programme. The »

Health, Society

Window air conditioners banned: Toronto housing

The Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) has announced it will ban window-mounted air conditioning units effective immediately. The agency controls thousands of units of low-income and subsidised housing in the city. The move comes after one such unit fell out »

Health, Society

The bizarre excrement extremist; suspect arrested

It’s a truly weird and utterly disgusting story that’s been dominating the news in Canada. In Toronto, a young man has been randomly dumping buckets of what appears to be a liquid mix of excrement on innocent bystanders. Between last »

Arts and Entertainment, International

Richest rugby contract ever: Star player comes to Canada

While the sport of rugby enjoys massive international media attention elsewhere around the world, that’s not really the case in North America That may change somewhat in Canada as the Toronto Wolfpack team has just signed star player Sonny Bill »

International, Society

Toronto Wolfpack recruits ‘LeBron James of rugby’

Toronto Wolfpack, the only professional rugby league team in Canada, confirmed on Thursday that All Blacks star Sonny Bill Williams will join the team for the next two years, without revealing the terms of the contract. According to an anonymous »

Ambulance transports victims of stabbing attack on Halloween night in Toronto

Society

Triple stabbing, multiple shootings mar Halloween in GTA

A triple stabbing and multiple shootings marred Halloween celebrations across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) on Thursday, keeping emergency services busy amid widespread power outages caused by strong winds that brought down power lines. At around 11:40 p.m. Thursday, police »