TORONTO - That 250 year old oak tree on 76 Coral Drive, and the St. Lawrence neighbourhood, now have heritage designations; Toronto accepted a $25 million dollar donation for a park; and city staff will monitor the ice thickness of Grenadier Pond.
TORONTO - Toronto's Budget Committee began the budget process to review the preliminary 2016 tax-supported operating and capital budgets on December 15, 2015.
TORONTO - A joint police services operation put the brakes on an organized crime ring, suspected of stealing close to 500 vehicles in the Greater Toronto Area this year and selling them abroad.
TORONTO - A three-year-old murder case has been solved, partly due to police taking to social media to engage the public in searching for Mike Pimentel’s killer.
TORONTO - Financial Crimes investigators have made two arrests in connection with a massive pyramid scheme that allegedly bilked thousands of investors out of tens of millions of dollars.
TORONTO - The United Way Toronto & York Region received an early Christmas present from City of Toronto employees to the tune of $1,580,000, which was the 2015 amount raised during their annual fundraising efforts.
TORONTO - With the holiday season approaching, consumers are being warned to look out for counterfeit or pirated items, some of which, including gas-burning ovens, could be dangerous because they aren’t tested for safety.
TORONTO - There’s a long line up of cars at the intersection of Kingston Road and Chine Drive as police officers stop cars and for Holiday RIDE checks.
TORONTO - The City of Toronto announced on December 2, 2015 that the economic impact of Nuit Blanche Toronto 2015, the city’s free annual all-night celebration of contemporary art, is estimated to be about $41.5 million, according to the findings of an Ipsos Reid survey. The October 3rd event had an estimated attendance of over one million people, including 205,000 out-of-town visitors.
TORONTO - Three recent fires and an incident where three people were sent to hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning has resulted in Toronto Fire Services laying multiple charges for Ontario Fire Code violations.