Stuck in traffic in your car? Blame motorists, not cyclists or pedestrians

Stuck in Toronto traffic? It’s as bad as you think it is – and probably worse, October 3rd My heart goes out to the reporter on this story; spending four hours in a car in Toronto’s infernal rush hour is not for the faint of heart. She cites several causes of our worsening traffic problems, … Read more

Ex-Toronto couple pleads guilty in ‘productive and disturbing’ child sexual abuse case

A Toronto man and woman pleaded guilty Thursday to a total of 18 charges related to the sexual and physical abuse of several victims, including children. Martin Wettlaufer, 39, and Kathleen Wardlaw, 43 — a one-time couple — meanwhile filed non-guilty pleas on dozens of other related charges, including other alleged victims. After their first … Read more

DineSafe: Toronto health inspectors find major violations in five restaurants on Oct. 4

Toronto Public Health issued five conditional passes to restaurants, cafes, bakeries, bars and grocery stores on Oct. 4. Akai at 168 Major Street was given a parole with two major fouls: Do not protect against harboring pests Do not disinfect multi-service items after use Haldi at 568 Parliament Street received a parole with one major … Read more

Parking ticket trap a money guzzler for the city of Toronto

Everyone loves the low-hanging fruit, especially parking attendants picking their apples at a Bloor Street ticket trap. Finding a legal parking space in downtown Toronto is challenging, especially when signs telling motorists where to park are not easy to see or just seem to make things more confusing. Such is the situation for Koerner Hall … Read more

Toronto teen charged with first degree murder

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in last month’s brutal daylighting of fellow teen Zaybion Lawrence, Toronto police said in a press release Wednesday. On September 21, at around 3:45 PM, police were called to the Gilder Drive and Eglinton Avenue East area of ​​Scarborough, where they found a 17-year-old … Read more

On the troubling complacency of the quiet mayor of Toronto

The debate-free mayoral race, September 25 Thanks to John Lorinc for his excellent opinion piece on John Tory’s lack of participation in candidate debates. It’s really discouraging for those of us who believe in democracy and for those of us who care about the city. I hope the Star will go out of its way … Read more

Toronto highway closures for planned roadworks (October 4)

Plan your commute before you get in the car: The Department of Transportation has scheduled 50 closures in Toronto on Oct. 4 for roadworks on Highway 400, Highway 401, Highway 404, Highway 427 and Queen Elizabeth Way. Exit of Highway 400 northbound at Finch Avenue: one left lane closed until October 5 at 3:00 PM … Read more

Toronto highway closures for planned roadworks (October 3)

Please be aware of delays along the following routes: The Department of Transportation has scheduled 50 closures in Toronto on October 3 for roadworks on Highway 400, Highway 401, Highway 404, Highway 427 and Queen Elizabeth Way. Exit of Highway 400 northbound at Finch Avenue: one left lane closed until October 5 at 3:00 PM … Read more

Toronto’s Nutshell Animations the biggest animator on TikTok

Browsing your TikTok “For You” page inevitably brings up one thing: Nutshell animations. With a simple black-and-white style reminiscent of flipbook characters prancing, morphing, screaming and whooping to match TikTok’s ever-evolving algorithm and its mimetic sounds, there couldn’t be a better way to capture the helter-skelter humor of the to encapsulate the app. With 21 … Read more

Toronto highway closures for planned roadworks (October 2)

Plan your route before you get in the car: The Department of Transportation has scheduled 37 closures in Toronto on October 2 for roadworks on Highway 400, Highway 401, Highway 404, Highway 427 and Queen Elizabeth Way. Exit of Highway 400 northbound at Finch Avenue: one left lane closed until October 5 at 3:00 PM … Read more