Toronto’s presumed opioid overdose calls are seeing sudden increases

Toronto’s presumed opioid overdose calls are seeing sudden increases

Toronto Public Health says there has been a sudden increase in suspected overdose calls over the past week, raising concerns about the presence of “highly potent opioids” in the city’s unregulated drug supply. Paramedics responded to a total of 108 suspected overdose calls over a two-day period earlier in the week, three of which ended … Read more

COVID-19 Ontario: More than 1,000 new cases, four more deaths

TORONTO – Ontario health officials are reporting more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for the first time since late spring. The province on Friday confirmed 1,031 new cases of the new coronavirus. The last time the province reported more than 1,000 new cases in a single day was on May 30, when 1,033 new cases … Read more

Three Italian restaurants, a 91-year-old nun’s recipes

During World War II, Rosina Taverniti began rolling gnocchi and kneading bread for hungry soldiers in a mountainous coastal town in southern Italy. “I was 14 years old,” she told CTV News Toronto. Now, at the age of 91, she is the nun of three Italian restaurants in Toronto, serving the recipes she first sank … Read more

Home sales in the Toronto region top November record, prices reach the highest level: TRREB

TORONTO – The Greater Toronto area’s heated real estate market intensified further last month as home sales peaked in November and average selling prices reached a new record high. The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board reported Friday that 9,017 homes changed hands last month, a three percent increase from 8,728 the previous November. The average … Read more

Man believed to be Mississauga ‘night sailing’ arrested: police

A Mississauga man has been arrested after months of complaints from residents in a “night cruise” that keeps them awake at night. Mississauga resident Joseph Seli told CTV News Toronto last month that a person had frequented his neighborhood in the middle of the night, walked up and down Dovetail Mews and McMaster Road and … Read more

‘Not 100 Percent Accurate’: Doug Ford shoots back at auditor’s report

Prime Minister Doug Ford has fired back at the Auditor General after she criticized his government’s nearly $ 1 billion payment in COVID-19 aid to ineligible companies and insisted her results were “not 100 percent accurate.” Asked in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday by NDP leader Andrea Horwath about a “$ 1 billion tax dollar … Read more

Judge criticizes Ford and Tory’s ‘ruthless’ comments about killing police officers in Toronto as defendants ask for lifting of the restraining order

A judge in Ontario has criticized the “ruthless” public comments from Prime Minister Doug Ford, Mayor John Tory and others about the murder of a Toronto police officer in a town hall parking lot earlier this year. Her comments came at a court hearing Thursday where the man is charged with first-degree murder in It. … Read more

Man believed to be Mississauga ‘night sailing’ arrested: police

A Mississauga man has been arrested after months of complaints from residents in a “night cruise” that keeps them awake at night. Mississauga resident Joseph Seli told CTV News Toronto last month that a person had frequented his neighborhood in the middle of the night, walked up and down Dovetail Mews and McMaster Road and … Read more

Two weeks quarantine imposed on Toronto woman after a day trip to Buffalo

A woman from Toronto has been forced to isolate herself for 14 days after returning from a day trip to the US and forgetting to fill out her ArriveCAN app. Laurie Fonseca spent only seven hours shopping across the border in Buffalo, New York, but when the fully vaccinated Mississauga woman and her friend were … Read more

Etobicoke school closed due to COVID-19 outbreak

A Catholic school in Etobicoke will be temporarily closed for personal learning as city health officials investigate COVID-19 cases linked to the school. Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) wrote on Twitter that following a recommendation from Toronto Public Health (TPH), the Transfiguration of Our Lord Catholic School will be fired from Friday “as a … Read more