Toronto prepares to welcome back the AutoShow in February

The Canadian International AutoShow is planning a spectacular return to the Metro Toronto Convention Center from Feb. 17-26, 2023 after a two-year absence due to the pandemic. Since that time, automotive industry has made incredible advances in the areas of design, power generation, technology, connectivity and safety, and consumers will once again have an opportunity … Read more

Toronto highway closures for planned roadwork (Oct. 1)

You don’t need to sit in traffic: The Ministry of Transportation has scheduled 47 closures in Toronto on Oct. 1 for roadwork on Highway 400, Highway 401, Highway 404, Highway 427 and Queen Elizabeth Way. Highway 400 northbound off-ramp at Finch Avenue: one left lane closed until Oct. 5 at 3 pm Highway 400 northbound … Read more

Ontario minimum wage hike kicks in; most workers now make at least $15.50 per hour

TORONTO – Ontarios who make minimum wages are waking up to a raise. Starting today, the general minimum wage is up 50 cents to $15.50 per hour — a move announced by the Ford government in April. Students under 18 are now earning $14.60 per hour, up from $14.10, while homeworkers — those who do … Read more

Red Sox vs. Blue Jays picks and odds: Back Toronto with Manoah on the mound

The Boston Red Sox are in town as Toronto Blue Jays begin their final homestand of the regular season. The pregame narrative: Toronto clinched a postseason berth yesterday after Boston defeated the Baltimore Orioles. Alek Manoah starts for the Jays, who are still battling for home-field advantage, while Nick Pivetta is on the bump for … Read more

Toronto Blue Jays clinch post-season berth with Orioles’ loss to Red Sox

TORONTO – The Toronto Blue Jays locked up a playoff spot Thursday afternoon without taking the field, securing a berth when the Boston Red Sox defeated the Baltimore Orioles 5-3. Canada’s lone big-league team got the good news on an off-day ahead of Friday’s series opener against the visiting Red Sox. With downtime valuable during … Read more

This Toronto company is looking at home renovations in a whole new way

The last two years have seen a huge shift to virtual for so many things — learning, working, socializing, and especially shopping, even for things that people never may have thought they could (or should) purchase online. Though there was once the idea that certain items need to be seen in-person before they’re purchased, the … Read more

Ontario wage cap bill could save province $9.7-billion, new report shows

Unions and opposition politicians have charged that Bill 124 drove workers out of the health care sector and is a leading cause of the staffing shortages currently hampering hospitals.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press The Ontario government is expected to save $9.7-billion through its contentious wage-cap legislation that temporarily limits pay increases for public-sector workers, the province’s … Read more

Ontario seeks to extend Pickering Nuclear plant to 2026, eyes refurbishment: sources

TORONTO – Ontario is asking to extend the life of the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station and is weighing a refurbishment that could see it in service for several more decades, ahead of a looming electricity supply crunch, sources told The Canadian Press. The nuclear plant, which accounted for 14 per cent of electricity generation in … Read more

Murray solid in Leafs’ pre-season debut; Toronto loses two more players to injury

TORONTO – Matt Murray had a solid night on the ice and a conversation off it he won’t soon forget. A couple of his teammates, meanwhile, demonstrated untapped skills that were needed in a pinch. Murray was perfect in making 16 saves over two periods of action in his Maple Leafs debut as short-handed Toronto … Read more

5 Toronto Parks To Admire The Beauty Of Autumn

Toronto In Autumn getty Fall is one of the most beautiful seasons of the year. It’s time for cozy sweaters, all things pumpkin, and the magical leaves of autumn. Fall foliage in Toronto is the perfect excuse to check out the many flourishing parks scattered around town. This ethnically diverse capital city of Ontario has … Read more