International runners descend on Toronto

From fun runs to full marathons, the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon was a chance for the runners to focus on individual achievement amid a crowd of thousands. It also served as a championship for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Albert Delitala…

Thousands of international runners descend on Toronto marathon

Thousands of the world’s elite and recreational runners hit the pavement this weekend for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, an event that also served as a championships for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Related News The more than 26,000 athletes from…

John Tory visits reopened Toronto Syrian restaurant after owners received death threats

Mayor John Tory stopped by a Toronto Syrian restaurant to show his support after the owners said they were forced to shut down due to death threats and hate messages. Tory spoke to Global News as he greeted staff and…

Family hit by SUV in Scarborough were ‘doing what they were supposed to do,’ Mayor Tory says

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 15, 2019 1:44 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Toronto‘s mayor says there’s nothing the city could have done to prevent an alleged hit-and-run…

Mayor Tory to boycott China flag raising at Toronto City Hall

Toronto Mayor John Tory will be boycotting a Chinese flag-raising ceremony at city hall Monday citing current Canada-China tensions. The event, which is set to get underway around 10 a.m., is being held to mark China’s 70th anniversary and will…

Mayor John Tory taking part in rally in support of LGBTQ2 community

TORONTO – The mayor of Toronto is expected to participate in a rally promoting unity today in response to an anti-LGBTQ2 Christian group’s plans to march through the city’s Church-Wellesley Village. John Tory says he’ll join LGBTQ2 community advocates in…

Where Canada’s political party leaders stand on gun control changes

Gun violence is on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s agenda after meeting with Toronto Mayor John Tory about the recent spike in shootings in that city. So where do all of Canada’s federal party leaders stand on gun control? Abigail Bimman…

Trudeau criticizes Conservative party for ‘commitment’ to ‘roll back’ gun protection laws

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Aug. 13 that the current Liberal federal government has put in stronger gun protections, and criticized the Conservative government and Andrew Scheer for their “commitment” to “roll back” a number of those gun…

Canadian federal government, Ontario government to invest $4.5 million in funding for Toronto Police Service

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Aug. 13 that the Canadian federal government, along with the Ontario provincial government and the Toronto municipal government, have come together to invest $4.5 million in funding to the Toronto Police Service with the…

Toronto mayor calls on Canadian federal government for stricter gun control

August 13 2019 11:41am Toronto Mayor John Tory called on the Canadian federal government on Aug. 13 to implement stricter gun control laws, as well as stronger laws in areas like bail and sentencing. ‘ }); } else { var…