Body found on balcony after highrise fire in North York, building evacuated

Body found on balcony after highrise fire in North York, building evacuated

One person is dead and one person is injured after a fire tore through a highrise residential building in North York on Friday night, Toronto Fire officials say. Firefighters found a body on an eighth floor balcony early Saturday when they searched the 15-storey building at 235 Gosford Boulevard, near Jane Street and Steeles Avenue West, during the five-alarm […]

‘Death Camps For Trump Supporters’ Fliers Posted in New York

‘Death Camps For Trump Supporters’ Fliers Posted in New York

< ?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?????> Numerous fliers that say “death camps for Trump supporters now!!!” have been posted on street posts and parking meters in Patchogue, New York. The fliers feature the threatening text in red and a stylized image of Trump’s face as a skeleton. The fliers were “hanging across the street from Stanley’s Bedding […]

New York stocks dive as China allows yuan to devalue

New York stocks dive as China allows yuan to devalue

New York stock indexes dropped two per cent or more Monday, as investors continued to deal with the fallout of the China-U.S. trade war. The Dow Jones industrial index was off 600 points or 2.3 per cent at midday to 25,884, while the broader S&P index fell 60 points or 2.1 per cent to 2,871. The […]

New York Rangers’ youth hockey league is a game-changer for girls

New York Rangers’ youth hockey league is a game-changer for girls

NEW YORK—Amanda Kessel, like most elite women’s hockey players, grew up playing on boy’s teams. There were few female role models as all her coaches were male. She usually had a separate locker room from the rest of her teammates, and in some rinks she had to get dressed in a public bathroom. “I didn’t […]

'They didn't help me at all': Family files $1M lawsuit against York school board over racist bullying

'They didn't help me at all': Family files $1M lawsuit against York school board over racist bullying

The family of a high school student has filed a $ 1-million lawsuit against the York Region District School Board (YRDSB), alleging that administrators failed to act on ongoing racial harassment and physical attacks against their child. The lawsuit alleges the school board was notified of the incidents and threats on “many occasions” over the course […]

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