Residents protest cosmetics factory

Residents who live near LUSH Cosmetics in Etobicoke protested the strong odors emanating from the Jutland Road manufacturing facility at a meeting hosted by Etobicoke-Lakeshore Councillor Di Ciano at the Etobicoke Civic Centre on Thursday, Feb. 11.

Contingency plan

Toronto’s City Manager Peter Wallace says that services essential to the health and safety of Torontonians will continue to be delivered by non-unionized staff if Toronto's inside and outside workers walk of the job later this month.

TTC Group Day Pass valid on Family Day Monday

The TTC is preparing for a busy weekend with the NBA All-Star Game activities, Family Day long weekend and Valentine's Day all on tap.

Garbage strike

A worker sprays down garbage bags to control bad odour and bugs at a temporary dump site in the parking lot at North York Centennial Centre during a past city workers strike.

Family Skate Day

With temperatures dropping, there should be plenty of wintertime activities to occupy families looking to venture outdoors.

Islington train collision

On Sept. 26, 1908, two Canadian Pacific Railway trains crashed head-on in Islington in dense fog. This photo of the crash scene, complete with gawkers, was printed on a postcard – a popular way of communication in that era.

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