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Toronto broadcaster Bob Mackowycz Sr., creator of Q107’s ‘Psychedelic Sunday,’ dies – Toronto

Radio broadcaster Bob Mackowycz Sr., whose visionary programming injected a certain artistic flair into Toronto’s cultural scene, has died. His son says Mackowycz suffered a sudden and unexpected illness. He died Wednesday at age 75. Mackowycz began his radio career at Toronto rock and roll station Q107 (CILQ-FM) during its …

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‘Do not approach’: Canada-wide warrant issued for Brampton murder suspect – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for a suspect wanted in the killing of a Toronto man in Brampton earlier this month, police say. Peel Regional Police said that at 4:18 a.m. on May 11, officers were called to the area of Kennedy …

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Toronto police say trespassing law doesn’t give power to clear U of T encampment – Toronto

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 31, 2024 11:12 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size In an update to the Toronto Police Service Board this morning, deputy chief Rob Johnson said “given the manner in which events have unfolded to date,” the law …

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187 alleged hate crimes reported in Toronto in 2024, almost half antisemitic: police – Toronto

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 31, 2024 11:53 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Toronto police say there have been close to 190 alleged hate crimes reported so far this year, nearly half of them antisemitic. The update was provided at a …

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Metrolinx refuses to share progress and problems with Eglinton LRT – Toronto

The government agency responsible for handling Ontario’s massive transit expansion is refusing to disclose a list of the issues that persist with Toronto’s years-delayed Eglinton Crosstown LRT, as questions about when the line will carry passengers continue. Metrolinx, the provincial transit agency leading the project, said last year there were …

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Shake Shack announces grand opening in Toronto with Canadian menu items

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Shake Shack has released its grand opening date for its first location in downtown Toronto and with it some Canadian exclusive menu items. Customers will be able to indulge in the popular fast-food burger chain on June 13 when doors open at …

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Largest vaccine production plant in Canada opens in Toronto

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 30, 2024 10:19 am Updated May 30, 2024 11:39 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the opening of a major vaccine production plant in Toronto Thursday— part of Canada’s efforts to build …

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Calls for strength, solidarity after shooting at Jewish girls school in Toronto

Members of the Jewish community, supporters and politicians gathered Monday morning for a rally at a Jewish girls school in Toronto that was the site of a shooting over the weekend, with speakers calling for strength and solidarity. Toronto police say two suspects fired shots shortly before 5 a.m. Saturday …

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92-year-old remains in critical condition after being hit by vehicle in Toronto Friday – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A 92-year-old man remains in life-threatening condition after being struck by a vehicle in Toronto’s downtown core on Friday morning, police said Toronto police said they were called to Grange and Spadina avenues at around 9:47 a.m. for reports of a pedestrian-involved …

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Toronto Symphony Orchestra forgoes classics for video game music – Toronto

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra is forgoing the usual classical staples by the likes of Mozart and Beethoven this weekend for a radically different repertoire drawn from video games “World of Warcraft” and “Assassin’s Creed.” The unconventional show is the latest to tap into the growing popularity of putting game soundtracks …

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