‘Brilliant’ former CBC journalist dies one week after random attack on Danforth

A longtime former CBC Radio journalist has died from medical complications a week after a random assault on a Danforth Avenue sidewalk, his family says. Michael Finlay died Tuesday, one week after he was assaulted by a stranger while walking along the busy east-end street in broad daylight on Jan. 24. According to longtime friend … Read more

CBC journalist Michael Finlay dies after Danforth attack

CBC has confirmed that longtime journalist Michael Finlay has died. According to sources familiar with the situation, Finlay, who worked at CBC for 31 years, was attacked from behind by a man, then shoved into the ground face-first during a random daylight assault on Danforth Avenue on Jan. 24. He sustained serious injuries, including a … Read more

Five stories from the life of Hazel McCallion, Mississauga’s trail-blazing mayor

Hazel McCallion, the trail-blazing mayor whose legendary 36-year career oversaw Mississauga’s transformation from a handful of townships into one of Canada’s largest cities, died Sunday. She was 101. McCallion broke into politics long before women were welcome in the corridors of power. But the former mayor’s iron will ceaseless energy propelled her to become one … Read more

This Two-Minute Morning Activity Will Boost Your Energy and Focus All Day

While a cup of coffee can start your morning with a bang, there’s an easy, two-minute activity that will jumpstart your metabolism and give you more energy throughout the day. Uber investor Sahil Bloom developed the 5-5-5-30 morning exercise routine that takes only two minutes and has been scientifically shown to improve your attention, concentration, … Read more

Disneyland fall at Jungle Cruise ride led to death, lawsuit claims

A lawsuit claims Disneyland employees snickered at a disabled woman struggling to get off a Jungle Cruise boat before she fell and broke a leg, leading to her death from an infection five months later.The lawsuit was filed in federal court in November by the family of Joanne Aguilar, 66, of Ventura, against the Walt … Read more

Woman killed in alleged unprovoked attack in downtown Toronto, police say

Toronto Police are investigating the death of a woman who died after an alleged unprovoked attack Friday morning in the city’s downtown core. Toronto Police Acting Inspector Craig Young said officers responded to reports of an assault at Yonge and King Streets, near the financial district, around 11:30 am A woman – described as being … Read more

Friends mourn Canadian medic who died in combat in Ukraine

Oleh Diachok says he’ll always remember his friend Grygorii (Greg) Tsekhmistrenko as a knight in shining armour, a man known for a charming and selfless nature and an adventurous spirit. “He was really one of these knights from Europe,” he said, laughing fondly, “with a flower in his mouth, always ready to give it to … Read more

Toronto Police identify homeless victim of teen swarming attack

Police have identified the Toronto man allegedly stabbed to death by a group of teenage girls as 59-year-old Ken Lee. Police say Lee died in hospital after he was allegedly swarmed and stabbed by a group of eight teenage girls in mid-December.Toronto Police Service/The Canadian Press Police have identified the 59-year-old homeless man who was … Read more

Risky conditions threatened rescuers trying to aid Nelson cops

VANCOUVER—As an experienced backcountry skier, Nelson police Const. Wade Tittemore carried a beacon on him while in the steep and snow-covered peaks of British Columbia’s southeastern Kootenay region. That beacon is what led rescuers to the 43-year-old husband and father of two on Monday. Carried away by an avalanche and found packed underneath two meters … Read more