Home sales in the Toronto area down 44% from last September

TORONTO — The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board says September home sales fell 44 percent from last year and 10 percent from August, as the market has seen its lowest number of new listings in September in 20 years. There’s more to come. © 2022 The Canadian Press

Warrant issued for suspect after sexual abuse of girl at Royal York Station: Toronto police

Toronto police have issued a warrant for the arrest of a suspect wanted in connection with the alleged assault of a 13-year-old girl at a subway stop in Etobicoke last month. Police said the girl was with her mother when she was approached by a man at Royal York Station around 5:45pm on September 27. … Read more

Man charged after 17-hour deadlock in Mississauga

A 66-year-old Calgary man has been charged after barricading himself for 17 hours at a Mississauga medical building with several firearms, Peel Regional Police said. Police responded to a medical office building near Eglinton Avenue West and Erin Mills Parkway, near Credit Valley Hospital, around 7:40 PM. Upon arrival, officers were alerted to a person … Read more

‘Barney’ documentary reveals dark side of beloved children’s series

(CNN) — “Barney & Friends,” it seems, hasn’t always been a happy family behind the scenes. According to a new docuseries, “I Love You, You Hate Me,” the beloved children’s show, which launched the acting careers of Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez, has been the target of much hatred. The trailer for the two-part series … Read more

Lawyer for Toronto councilor Michael Thompson in sexual assault case just steps away

The lawyer who was acting on behalf of councilor Michael Thompson when he was charged in a sexual assault investigation has waived the case. Attorney Calvin Barry told CP24 on Saturday that he will no longer represent Thompson as he fights to release the charges. Barry first confirmed earlier this week that the longtime Scarborough … Read more

‘Barney’ documentary reveals dark side of beloved children’s series

(CNN) — “Barney & Friends,” it seems, hasn’t always been a happy family behind the scenes. According to a new docuseries, “I Love You, You Hate Me,” the beloved children’s show, which launched the acting careers of Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez, has been the target of much hatred. The trailer for the two-part series … Read more

One dead after collision on Highway 401 in Mississauga

One person has died after a collision on Highway 401 in Mississauga. It occurred Saturday morning in the westbound lanes of Dixie Road. According to Peel paramedics, one person died on the spot. They added that they will carry several injured people, but they cannot confirm the exact number and extent of their injuries. The … Read more

Springsteen takes on Temptations, Supremes, Four Tops

NEW YORK (AP) – Bruce Springsteen takes on the Four Tops, Temptations, Supremes, Frankie Wilson, Jimmy Ruffin and other soul legends in an album of cover songs due out next month. The disc “Only the Strong Survive” is named after Jimmy Butler’s song, in addition to 15 other covers, which will be released on November … Read more

Suspect is looking for two women who have been sexually abused in West End

Toronto police are asking the public for help in identifying a man wanted on Thursday in connection with a sexual assault in the West End. Police said they were called to the Dundas Street West and Bloor Street West area around 8 p.m. for a sexual assault. Officers arrived on the scene to learn that … Read more

Toronto Nuit Blanche is back

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Toronto-based Nuit Blanche returns this year with public art projects from 150 artists. The nighttime exhibition of public art will be “the most comprehensive version to date,” according to the city, and will feature installations across Toronto neighborhoods including Don Mills, East Danforth, Bloor-Yorkville, Sterling Road and … Read more