Townhome expropriation

The Toronto Catholic District School Board has voted to expropriate a row of 17 townhouses along Bayview Avenue north of Cummer Avenue to make way for construction of an all-girls high school, despite the protests of local residents.

Art installation on Exhibition Grounds

American artist Jim Sanborn' alleges the art installation by Terraplan's Paul Marsala , pictured here, is a 'copy' s of his work titled, 'Kryptos'.

Distracted driver

As of September 1, 2015, drivers convicted of distracted driving face a set $490* fine and three demerit points. Novice drivers face a minimum 30-day suspension.


Residents of Scarborough's Oakridge community, which includesTeesdale Place, will be voting on proposed improvements to the area later this month.

Yonge and Wellesley

Toronto police look over a scene on Yonge Street near Wellesley Street late Tuesday night. A man found lying on the street went into medical distress as officers tried to help. The SIU is now investigating.

Sunset Classics Cruise Nights

Owner George Thomson displays his Canadian classic car, the 1949 Mercury Meteor in Honda blue with red pearl mix in the paint at the Sunset Classics Cruise Nights gathering on The Queensway Saturday evening.

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