COVID news: Ontario reports lowest positivity rate since Feb. 22, decrease in hospitalizations

COVID news: Ontario reports lowest positivity rate since Feb. 22, decrease in hospitalizations

Ontario is reporting its lowest positivity rate on PCR testing in more than two months, as well as a 13 per cent week-over-week decrease in COVID-19 hospitalizations. The Ministry of Health says that 8.4 per cent of all samples processed by Ontario labs over the last 24 hours came back positive, which is the lowest … Read more

How Toronto’s Inside Out film festival survived a pandemic, abrupt leadership change, and ‘short-sighted’ distributors

How Toronto’s Inside Out film festival survived a pandemic, abrupt leadership change, and ‘short-sighted’ distributors

It is difficult enough planning a film festival during this pandemic grey-zone era – doubly so when your organization’s leader departs just a few months before the event kicks off. Such is the challenge facing Andrew Murphy and Elie Chivi, the new interim co-heads of Toronto’s Inside Out film festival, one of the world’s biggest … Read more

Toronto officials warn of potential monkeypox exposure at two popular nightclubs

Don’t freak out, but if you happened to be partying at Woody’s or the new Axis Club in downtown Toronto a few weeks back public health officials might want you to start self-monitoring for symptoms of monkeypox. “Toronto Public Health (TPH) is currently investigating its first suspected case of monkeypox in an adult male resident in their … Read more

This family-run restaurant in Toronto is known for its Hakka Chinese food

Federick Restaurant is a family-run business in Toronto that’s known for its Hakka Chinese food. Operating in Scarborough for over 30 years, Federick’s was created and named after owner Simon Lee, and is currently run by his wife, Alice, and three daughters – Melanie, Jennifer and Julie – who were all introduced to the restaurant … Read more

Trudeau cancels appearance at event in B.C. after protesters hurl racial slurs

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was forced to cancel plans to attend a fundraising dinner on Tuesday evening after two speakers at the event said protesters hurled racial slurs at the mostly South Asian attendees entering a convention centre in Surrey, B.C. Trudeau did not enter the building and spoke to a crowd for about three … Read more

Toronto may be getting a cool new solution to missing your package deliveries

Missing a package delivery is extra annoying now that people are getting more things delivered by mail than ever before post-pandemic, and residents of Toronto are very familiar with hilariously half-assed deliveries or deliveries gone otherwise awry. A new solution coming to the city will help to make these first-world woes a thing of the past, providing people … Read more

‘FBI’ season finale pulled after Texas deadly shooting

The Associated Press Published Tuesday, May 24, 2022 10:04 PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 24, 2022 11:13 PM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) – CBS pulled the season finale of “FBI” after a deadly elementary school shooting in Texas. The network said Tuesday that it will … Read more

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Toronto woman keeps getting hate mail as people mistake her for Amber Heard’s sister

One Toronto woman is learning the hard way that it’s really not a good time to share a surname with Amber Heard right now — or to have the exact same name as the actress’s sister. Toronto-based photographer Whitney Heard continues to be unfortunately mistaken for the sister of the star who is known best these days for her ongoing defamation trial with ex-husband Johnny … Read more