Greater Toronto Area

York Region residents swept up in Halton Police drug gang investigation

News08:00 AM by John Cudmore Markham Economist & Sun<p>Two York Region residents are among 11 people arrested July 13 and 14 by Halton police following …

Crime

Does your food order come from one of these ghost kitchens?

George Kottas owns 15 restaurants in the Greater Toronto Area, but almost none of them have a dining room or takeout counter, and if you wandered …

Kitchens

GTA rental demand continues to outpace supply

Most Read<p>The announcement from the BC government that it will help first-time buyers with a new tax-free loan program has been welcomed by many but …

Housing

Project Boomerang busts result in 11 drug trafficking arrests

Numerous arrests have been made in a joint forces project targeting an organized drug trafficking ring in the GTA called Project Boomerang.<p>It …

Canadian News

Greater Toronto Area under severe thunderstorm watch

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the Greater Toronto Area.<p>The national weather service said conditions are favorable for …

Weather

'Potential risk' to GTA prompts increased police presence in Toronto

Toronto police say they have increased the number of officers in the city's downtown core after receiving information about a "potential risk" to the …

Toronto

Greater Toronto Area condo rental rates shoot up another 11.2 per cent

Rents continue their rapid rise in Toronto-area condominium leases in the second quarter of 2018, according to new data from analysts at Urbanation Inc.<p>Urbanation calculates that for an average-sized condo apartment (732 square feet), the monthly rent for new leases signed this spring hit $2,302, …

Real Estate

StorageVault to acquire storage asset in GTA for $15M

Storagevault Canada (OTC:SVAUF) entered into an agreement and waived due diligence conditions to acquire one store in the Greater Toronto Area from a …

Business

Canadian housing affordability worsened in Q1, ending one-quarter reprieve: RBC

An RBC report says housing affordability in Canada worsened in the first quarter, ending a one-quarter reprieve, the first in two and a half …

Canadian News

Federal offender may be in Hamilton

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is searching for a federal offender who may be in the Hamilton or Greater Toronto Area.<p>Daniel …

Crime

New aerospace hub for Bombardier

Bombardier ((OTCQX:BDRAF), (OTCQX:BDRBF)) and the Downsview Aerospace Innovation and Research Consortium will make an announcement about the …

Business

70 arrested after police target ‘Five Point Generalz’ street gang in early morning GTA raids

Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders said 70 people linked to the notorious Five Point Generalz street gang have been arrested following a number of …

Crime

Police arrest counterfeiter

CAMBRIDGE — Police have arrested a 22-year-old woman from Peel Region in connection with an ongoing counterfeiting investigation.<p>Last August, police …

Southwestern Ontario

GTA year-over-year housing sales down 22.2 per cent in May

The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) reports that May housing sales in the Greater Toronto Area were down 22.2 per compared to May of last year.<p>TREB …

Toronto

GTA voters say they want land transfer tax gone as home sales dip

TORONTO -- A majority of voters in the Greater Toronto Area say they want Ontario's next government to do away with the province's land transfer tax, …

Canadian News

Summer-like temperatures in the forecast for the Greater Toronto Area

It may still be spring, but summer-like temperatures are expected to arrive in the Greater Toronto Area and stick around until the end of the …

Toronto

Ontario NDP target of attacks as polls put them at same support as Tories

TORONTO — Ontario’s opposition parties seemed to write off the governing Liberals nearly halfway through the province’s election campaign, as new …

Toronto

BRIEF-StorageVault Completes Acquisitions of Two Prime Greater Toronto Area Stores

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Big shipment of pet food arrives

More than 28,000 pounds of pet food has made its way to Northern communities.

Thunder Bay

Victoria Day Fireworks 2018: 7 great GTA events

It's the Victoria Day weekend. And you know that means fireworks.<p>Below are some Greater Toronto Area options available for fireworks seekers this …

Fireworks

Man electrocuted after witnesses say he tried to move downed power wires: Hamilton police

Hamilton police say a man has died after witnesses reported he tried to move live, downed electric wires on Friday.<p>Police said officers were called …

Canadian News

2 dead as storm wreaks havoc on southern Ontario, toppling trees and electrical wires

Parts of southern Ontario were hit with wind gusts on Friday strong enough to topple trees, delay flights and knock out power.<p>During the storm, …

Weather

Porsche Canada to open national distribution centre in Toronto area

Porsche Canada will open its first national parts distribution centre by the end of 2019, the luxury automaker said Friday.<p>The 100,000-square-foot …

Toronto

Latest school closures, bus cancellations in the Greater Toronto Area for April 16, 2018

The road conditions in the Greater Toronto Area due to the freezing rain has resulted in some school closures and bus cancellations Monday</b> …

Toronto

Greater Toronto Area home sales dip 39.5 per cent from March 2017

Canada's largest real estate board says home sales in the Greater Toronto Area were down 39.5 per cent year-over-year in March.

Canadian News

This couple budgets $2,000 a week — so why can’t they stick to it?

Jason* is a 34-year-old cardiologist in the Greater Toronto Area, and his wife, Jessica, is a supply teacher and style blogger. They try to live off …

Personal Finance

Sweet Jesus ice cream shops face boycott, as Christians call its branding 'hate speech'

Toronto-based ice cream chain Sweet Jesus is facing calls for a boycott from Christians who say the name is blasphemous and mocks their religion.<p>The …

Ice Cream

NDP too slow on Singh Sikh controversy, say strategists, but it’s not likely to hurt him in 2019

The new rules will extend to projects under review through the feds’ Smart Cities Challenge, a $75-million competition among cities to encourage …

Canada

Men seen beating man with autism believed to be from B.C., Peel police say

Peel regional police say the three men who assaulted a man with autism at a Mississauga bus terminal on March 13 may be from British …

British Columbia

Suspects wanted in ‘cowardly’ assault of man with autism at Toronto-area bus terminal from B.C.: police

Peel Regional Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying three men who are from British Columbia after a 29-year-old man with autism was …

Extremism