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Wire enclosures on Front St. are no tourist trap: The Fixer

What’s up with those wire contraptions on Front St., that look better suited to a steel cage match for pro wrestlers than construction? Anybody who uses Union Station or regularly…

Toronto woman was jailed for living with her boyfriend in 1939

On May 3 of that year, 18-year-old Velma Demerson had been enjoying breakfast with her fiancé — Harry Yip — when there was banging on the door of their downtown…

Failure to comply with video taping rules for use of force incidents ‘alarming’: correctional investigator

Failure to comply with video taping rules for use of force incidents ‘alarming’: correctional investigator

Federal prison guards are failing to comply with rules around videotaping their use of force against inmates in a majorityof cases, according to data obtained by The Canadian Press. In…

Curb at park entrance an obstacle for those who use mobility devices: The Fixer

When the way into a city park is a lot more accessible to some than others, somebody is getting the short end of the stick. Most of us take ease…

It’s a…non-binary infant? Toronto couple wants genderless identity cards for all

It’s a…non-binary infant? Toronto couple wants genderless identity cards for all

Following what could be the world’s first gender-free health card, issued to the child of a parent in British Columbia, a Toronto couple speaks out in support of dropping sex designation…

Students airlifted from Algonquin Park after divers pull their classmate’s body from lake

Students airlifted from Algonquin Park after divers pull their classmate’s body from lake

Sunlit days of hiking and canoeing for a group of Toronto students exploring Algonquin Park ended in tragedy Wednesday afternoon when the body of their 15-year-old classmate was pulled from…

Toronto’s Port Lands plan includes building a new island

Toronto’s Port Lands plan includes building a new island

Toronto is building an island on what’s essentially a flood plain. Which, given what’s happening to the city’s other islands this year, sounds like a terrible idea. But Waterfront Toronto…

Toronto Islands flood damage could hit nearly $5M, city finds

Weeks of flooding that threatened to force the evacuation of the Toronto Islands this spring — and continues to keep the park shut — caused about $ 4.88 million in damages, according to…

PM Justin and wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau will march in Pride parade today

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, will march in Canada’s largest Pride parade on Sunday. Trudeau, who became the first sitting prime minister to march in a Pride…

Turns out there is a standard to determine where a homeowner’s property ends: The Fixer

It seems that there is indeed a common standard used to determine how much of most front yards is municipal road allowance. But we had to hear it many times…

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