Weather in Toronto: 41C with humidity expected as two-day heat event continues

Temperatures in Toronto are set to hit the low forties when combined with humidity Sunday as much of southern Ontario remains under heat warnings issued by Environment Canada. Overnight, temperatures will drop to the mid-twenties, they say. Cooler temperatures are forecasted for Monday. Heat warnings are currently in place across much of southern Ontario, from … Read more

Brad Pitt’s ‘Bullet Train’ hauls $30.1M at U.S. box office

NEW YORK (AP) — The stylized action romp “Bullet Train,” starring Brad Pitt, arrived with a $30.1 million opening weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday, as the last big movie of Hollywood’s summer recovery landed in theaters. The “Bullet Train” debut for Sony Pictures was solid but unspectacular for a movie that cost $90 million … Read more

Ontario legislature to approve 2022 budget amid healthcare crisis, inflation

Allison Jones, The Canadian Press Published Sunday, August 7, 2022 11:33AM EDT Last Updated Sunday, August 7, 2022 11:33AM EDT TORONTO — Ontario’s legislature is set to resume this week for the first time since the re-election of Premier … Read more

Canada’s largest private sector union to elect new president in Toronto

TORONTO — Unifor members from across Canada are gathering in Toronto this week to elect the union’s next leader, several months after former national president Jerry Dias stepped down. Monday will kick off the start of the union’s fourth constitutional convention where elections for Dias’ successor, the next secretary-treasurer and regional directors will take place … Read more

Artists to cash in when work is resold with update of copyright laws

Artists are to get paid when their work is resold in a shakeup of copyright laws that would give them a slice of collectors’ profits. Painters, sculptors and other visual artists stand to get a payout when their work is resold at auction and by galleries, in a government move designed to help sustain thousands … Read more

Man charged after woman assaulted, gun seized in North York

A man is facing more than a dozen charges after a woman was assaulted and a loaded gun was recovered in North York. Toronto police said they were initially called to the Jane Street and Shoreham Drive area on Sunday for a break-and-enter. When they arrived, officers learned that a man had allegedly assaulted and … Read more

Toronto weather: city extends hours at 7 public pools amid heat wave

The City of Toronto has extended the hours of seven city-run pools in an effort to help residents cool off amid heat warnings issued by Environment Canada. The city’s website said the following pools will be open until 11:45 p.m. Sunday: Alex Duff Memorial Outdoor Pool, 779 Crawford St. Giovanni Caboto Pool, 1369 St. Clair … Read more

Two men injured in separate overnight shootings in Toronto: police

Toronto police say they are investigating two separate shootings in the wee hours of Sunday morning that sent two men to hospital. The first incident occurred sometime before 12:43 a.m. near the corner of Sherway Drive and The West Mall in Etobicoke. Police said they were called to the area for the sound of gunshots … Read more

What a Conservative Party of Canada led by Pierre Poilievre might look like

OTTAWA — When three Conservative leadership hopefuls met this past week for a debate, the same word kept getting repeated. Unity. Or more precisely, the need for it. In a contest largely seen as a battle for the party’s soul, which has put decades-old fissures on display between groups that make up its very coalition, … Read more

Two men critically hurt after motorcyclist strikes pedestrian in Toronto

Two men are in critical condition in hospital after a motorcyclist struck a pedestrian in central Scarborough early on Sunday morning. Toronto paramedics say they were called to a stretch of Kennedy Road between Merrian Road and Corvette Avenue at 4:10 a.m. Sunday for a report of collision. A Toronto police sergeant tells CP24 a … Read more