Articles Tagged with Toronto

Drake After-Party Fatal Shootings Leave At Least Two Dead

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Canadian rapper Drake held an after show party at the Muzik nightclub on Toronto’s Canadian National Exhibition grounds early today. For the second year in a row, Drake’s after-party has led to violence, and reports indicate that at least two people are dead and three are wounded. Police are saying that shooting broke out at… Read more »

Toronto Sex Education Protests – Are These Topics Too Extreme For Kids?

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In Toronto, Canada, more than 10,000 parents kept their kids home from school earlier this week to protest the province’s new sex education curriculum. Those who oppose the new curriculum in Toronto are saying that the sex education program is far too explicit for their children. For most of them, the inclusion of information regarding… Read more »

Mysterious Tunnel Discovered Near Pan Am Games Venue [Breaking]


A mysterious tunnel has been discovered near a venue of the Pan Am Games in Toronto, Ontario, CBC is reporting. The tunnel was discovered by an employee of the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, who was walking in the wooded area and saw a piece of corrugated steel. When the employee lifted it, he discovered… Read more »

Rob Ford Withdraws From Toronto Mayor’s Race

Rob Ford

Toronto mayor Rob Ford, who drew international media attention after being caught smoking crack and who has since become a laughingstock, has dropped out of the race for Mayor of Toronto. As of this post, it’s unclear what motivated Rob Ford to drop out of the race. He’s spent the last few days in the… Read more »

AMBER Alert – Desperate Search For Abducted Eight Year Old Boy

Amber Alert Matthew Zhang Mom

The world is a crazy place these days, and it seems as if the number of Amber Alerts continue to increase in frequency. The latest Amber Alert involves a young boy from the area of Ontario, Canada. An Amber Alert has been issued by the Ontario Provincial Police for eight-year-old Matthew Zhang, who was reported… Read more »

Stabbing Victim Asks If His Attacker Is Okay

Tyrone Darling

It was just an ordinary Sunday service at the Ethiopian Evangelical Church in Greektown, until Pastor Efrem Leakemariam heard screams coming from the back of the church. He noticed a parishioner start to fall, and another man running towards the back of the church to the exit. The man running was tackled by other parishioners,… Read more »

Toronto Flooding: 300,000 Without Power, Residents Trapped On Train

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Toronto flooding has left more than 300,000 residents without power. Hundreds of thousands of Toronto, Ontario residents are without power after as much as 90 millimetres of rain drenched the city within just a few hours, beginning around 4 pm. CTV reports subway service has been shut down along many of Toronto’s busy lines, while… Read more »

Cops Called On Lemonade Stand Ran By Autistic Boy For Charity

Autistic Boy Running Lemonade Stand For Charity Gets Cops Called On Him

Cops called on a lemonade stand were responding to a Toronto-area woman’s 911 emergency call. It gets better: Turns out the lemonade stand was being run by a nine-year-old autistic boy and his two sisters, trying to raise money for charity. The money would have gone to SickKids hospital. Apparently a cranky lady living in… Read more »

Toronto Earthquake Registers 5.1 Magnitude, Followed By 4.2 Aftershock

Toronto Earthquake

Toronto was rocked by a 5.1 magnitude earthquake at 9:43 am on Friday. The earthquake originated 25 kilometres (15 miles) outside of the city. The US Geological Survey reports that the earthquake originated in the area north-northeast of Shawville, Quebec. The earthquake was file kilometers deep according to the USGS. Ten minutes after the initial… Read more »

Free Ikea Monkey! Owner Protests Darwin’s Fate

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The Ikea Monkey captured the hearts of the internet this month when little Darwin mischievously snuck out of his carrier and followed his owner into a Toronto Ikea — stumbling upon worldwide fame due to the iconic and adorable image of the teensy primate, clad in a shearling jacket, walking around the home goods store… Read more »

IKEA Monkey Rehomed In Sanctuary, Owner Distraught

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The IKEA monkey who captured hearts across the globe after he went rogue in a Canada branch of the store has been taken from his current owners and placed in a sanctuary for his own safety, but the woman who cared for the macaque, now renamed “Darwin,” is distraught and hoping to be reunited with… Read more »

Monkey Spotted In Canadian IKEA Store


Shoppers who paid a recent visit to an IKEA store in Canada where treated to the antics of monkey is a stylish coat, according to Yahoo! News. Although it’s not too surprising that a monkey would eventually find its way into an IKEA location, the tiny animal in the sheepskin jacket wasn’t there to shop… Read more »