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    'It was just really touching': Mystery donor gives this Milton mom 25 handmade hijabi dolls

    'It was just really touching': Mystery donor gives this Milton mom 25 handmade hijabi dolls


    When Sheza Hasan came home earlier this week, she was surprised to find a mysterious box had been left on her front porch. When she opened it up, she found 25 handmade dolls made of fabric and sporting a variety of colourful...

    When Sheza Hasan came home earlier this week, she was surprised to find a mysterious box had been left on her front porch. When she opened it up, she found 25 handmade dolls made of fabric and sporting a variety of colourful outfits.

    Scarborough residents 'heartbroken' as new skating rink delayed until next winter

    Scarborough residents 'heartbroken' as new skating rink delayed until next winter


    Scarborough residents are demanding answers from the city after a new outdoor skating rink and trail — that was scheduled to open in January 2017 but remained unfrozen and behind construction fences — will have to be ripped out and built...

    Scarborough residents are demanding answers from the city after a new outdoor skating rink and trail — that was scheduled to open in January 2017 but remained unfrozen and behind construction fences — will have to be ripped out and built again.

    Stouffville mayor's wall of photos was 'vexatious,' created intimidating workplace, probe finds

    Stouffville mayor's wall of photos was 'vexatious,' created intimidating workplace, probe finds


    A mysterious photo collage in the mayor of Whitchurch-Stouffville's office bathroom, featuring political players and residents, was "vexatious and disturbing to staff and amounted to a serious incident of workplace harassment," an ethics probe...

    A mysterious photo collage in the mayor of Whitchurch-Stouffville's office bathroom, featuring political players and residents, was "vexatious and disturbing to staff and amounted to a serious incident of workplace harassment," an ethics probe found.

    Don Cherry has advice for Joffrey Lupul after Leafs 'cheat' comment

    Don Cherry has advice for Joffrey Lupul after Leafs 'cheat' comment


    Coach's Corner commentator Don Cherry thinks it would be best if Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul "lay on the California beach" and "enjoy the...

    Coach's Corner commentator Don Cherry thinks it would be best if Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul "lay on the California beach" and "enjoy the dough."

    Head-on crash between car, school bus killed man, 28, police say

    Head-on crash between car, school bus killed man, 28, police say


    Durham Regional Police say a driver killed in a head-on collision between a car and a school bus on Friday evening was a 28-year-old Oshawa man. Investigators are now appealing to another driver who was reportedly nearby at the time of the crash to come...

    Durham Regional Police say a driver killed in a head-on collision between a car and a school bus on Friday evening was a 28-year-old Oshawa man. Investigators are now appealing to another driver who was reportedly nearby at the time of the crash to come forward.

    Hamilton police officer suffers minor injuries after hit by vehicle on highway

    Hamilton police officer suffers minor injuries after hit by vehicle on highway


    A Hamilton police officer who was struck by a vehicle on Friday afternoon while enforcing the speed limit has been treated at a hospital for minor injuries and...

    A Hamilton police officer who was struck by a vehicle on Friday afternoon while enforcing the speed limit has been treated at a hospital for minor injuries and released.

    6 young men injured in crash in Toronto, 2 in life-threatening condition

    6 young men injured in crash in Toronto, 2 in life-threatening condition


    Six young men were taken to hospital, two in life-threatening condition, after a passenger van crashed into a tree early Saturday, police...

    Six young men were taken to hospital, two in life-threatening condition, after a passenger van crashed into a tree early Saturday, police say.

    'A sisterhood of song': Wives of Trenton soldiers united by music take the Invictus stage

    'A sisterhood of song': Wives of Trenton soldiers united by music take the Invictus stage


    Melanie Zukowski has always found it easier to express herself through song than in words, so when she found herself grappling with the loneliness of a husband constantly away in the military, she decided to use her voice to create a kind of family of...

    Melanie Zukowski has always found it easier to express herself through song than in words, so when she found herself grappling with the loneliness of a husband constantly away in the military, she decided to use her voice to create a kind of family of her own.

    City losing paramedics with advanced life support skills, councillor warns

    City losing paramedics with advanced life support skills, councillor warns


    A Toronto councillor is warning the city has fewer paramedics with advanced life support (ALS) skills working these days, but Canada’s largest ambulance service says if you have an emergency you’re still in good...

    A Toronto councillor is warning the city has fewer paramedics with advanced life support (ALS) skills working these days, but Canada’s largest ambulance service says if you have an emergency you’re still in good hands.

    Combining art and medicine, play using patients' stories encourages empathy for the dying

    Combining art and medicine, play using patients' stories encourages empathy for the dying


    The PEACE Project weaves together the experiences of palliative care patients and their families in a theatre production, with every line a direct quote from a patient or caregiver. "It is not just about death," Dr. Brenda Sabo says. "It's about quality...

    The PEACE Project weaves together the experiences of palliative care patients and their families in a theatre production, with every line a direct quote from a patient or caregiver. "It is not just about death," Dr. Brenda Sabo says. "It's about quality of life."

    This Canadian army corporal's Invictus training inspired her to revisit old dreams

    This Canadian army corporal's Invictus training inspired her to revisit old dreams


    Kelly Scanlan, a 26-year-old veteran of the Canadian Forces, was inspired by her Invictus training to revisit a dream she thought was lost to her after a pre-deployment...

    Kelly Scanlan, a 26-year-old veteran of the Canadian Forces, was inspired by her Invictus training to revisit a dream she thought was lost to her after a pre-deployment injury.

    Ombudsman to investigate Toronto's heating bylaw after landlords turn off AC amid rising temperatures

    Ombudsman to investigate Toronto's heating bylaw after landlords turn off AC amid rising temperatures


    Toronto's ombudsman has opened an investigation into the bylaw governing the heating and cooling of the city's apartment buildings, as some landlords have reportedly turned off the air conditioning during a late September heat wave that has settled over...

    Toronto's ombudsman has opened an investigation into the bylaw governing the heating and cooling of the city's apartment buildings, as some landlords have reportedly turned off the air conditioning during a late September heat wave that has settled over the region — with temperatures expected to rise above 30 C this weekend.

    Bail granted for woman charged in death of 3-year-old boy left in hot car

    Bail granted for woman charged in death of 3-year-old boy left in hot car


    A woman charged with criminal negligence causing death was granted bail today in Toronto after a three-year-old boy was left in a hot car and later died in...

    A woman charged with criminal negligence causing death was granted bail today in Toronto after a three-year-old boy was left in a hot car and later died in hospital.