Coronavirus exposure at Toronto restaurant possibly associated with Omicron variant

Coronavirus exposure at Toronto restaurant possibly associated with Omicron variant

Individuals who visited a restaurant in downtown Toronto in late November are being warned about a potential COVID-19 exposure associated with a suspected case of the Omicron variant. Toronto Public Health (TPH) said an employee of Piccolo Caffe E Vino, located on John Street near Adelaide Street, who tested positive for COVID-19, was at the … Read more

Actor Kal Penn will play Toronto Raptors superfan Nav Bhatia in a new movie

Hollywood actor Kal Penn is ready to play Toronto Raptors superfan Nav Bhatia on the big screen. The news first came in an exclusive report by Deadline, but was later confirmed on social media by both parties. “Superfan goes to Hollywood,” Bhatia said on Twitter. “I’m glad Kal Penn says yes to playing me in … Read more

Toronto Island Airport customs clearance will see the service expanded to eight new US cities – and increase passenger traffic by 40%

A U.S. customs clearance facility scheduled to open at Toronto Island Airport in 2023 will help increase passenger traffic by 40 percent and give travelers access to new destinations, including New York’s LaGuardia airport, airport officials told Toronto City Council. Gene Cabral, executive vice president of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, told councilors Wednesday that … Read more

Toronto Island Airport customs clearance will see the service expanded to eight new US cities – and increase passenger traffic by 40%

A U.S. customs clearance facility scheduled to open at Toronto Island Airport in 2023 will help increase passenger traffic by 40 percent and give travelers access to new destinations, including New York’s LaGuardia airport, airport officials told Toronto City Council. Gene Cabral, executive vice president of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, told councilors Wednesday that … 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

Second City Toronto gets a new (temporary location), a new devotion to diversity, a new life

A lot can happen when Toronto’s premiere sketch theater company and comedy training center is forced to increase its personal offerings in 20 COVID-19-weary months. And Second City’s long list of changes – some good, some challenging, some not yet determined – are similar to the classic audience participation game that is an integral part … 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

NACI publishes new guide on coronavirus boosters today

OTTAWA – The National Advisory Committee on Immunization is ready to issue new guidance this morning on the use of COVID-19 vaccine boosters, as public health faces the threat posed by the Omicron variant. The new variant emerged at the end of last week and has triggered tougher border measures around the world, as the … Read more