Ripley’s Aquarium skinny-dipping suspect arrested in Thunder Bay

A man wanted in connection with an assault at Medieval Times and a subsequent skinny-dip in a Ripley’s Aquarium shark tank has been arrested in the Thunder Bay area, police say. Police say the man was arrested by the OPP around 4:40 p.m. Tuesday near Thunder Bay during a vehicle stop. Toronto Police Services and Read more about Ripley’s Aquarium skinny-dipping suspect arrested in Thunder Bay[…]

7-Eleven in Toronto has been transformed into an art gallery

Goodbye 7-Eleven, hello contemporary art gallery.  Project Gallery is transforming an old 7-Eleven at 1151 Queen Street E. into a brand new studio space for artists and art exhibitions.  Partnering with Hullmark Developments, this will be Project Gallery’s second permanent location in Leslieville (it’s actually just a ten-minute walk from their Dundas East space). They also have a studio location at Read more about 7-Eleven in Toronto has been transformed into an art gallery[…]

Pride Toronto ends standoff with police over marching in parade, but not everyone’s happy

After a two-year ban from the summer festivities, Pride Toronto has relented and allowed police to apply for participation in next year’s parade, a decision that is not sitting well with some members of the LGBTQ community. At a joint press conference Tuesday at The 519 community centre, Pride Toronto executive director Olivia Nuamah said Read more about Pride Toronto ends standoff with police over marching in parade, but not everyone’s happy[…]

Ontario Cannabis Store web site goes live at midnight

The Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) is officially launching its online shop tonight. The government-run website—which will be the only legal place in Ontario to buy weed until this April, when other licensed cannabis stores can legally start selling—will be going live at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday morning.  Until now, the provincially-run store has been operating under www.ocslearn.ca as an informative site. By Read more about Ontario Cannabis Store web site goes live at midnight[…]

Wynne government ignored warnings about borrowing billions to fund hydro rate cuts, committee told

The defeated Liberal government ignored numerous warnings from top civil servants that its scheme to borrow billions to lower electricity prices a full 25 per cent was a “bad idea,” says the former deputy minister of energy. Serge Imbrogno told a legislative committee Tuesday bureaucrats were asked for options to further reduce hydro rates by Read more about Wynne government ignored warnings about borrowing billions to fund hydro rate cuts, committee told[…]

‘Off the chart’ air quality readings in Saskatchewan’s southeast raise new concerns — but little public warning

By Robert CribbInvestigative ReporterPatti SonntagInstitute for Investigative Journalism, Concordia UniversityMichael WrobelP.W. ElliottUniversity of Regina Tues., Oct. 16, 2018 ALIDA, SASK.—The front door of the Gervais farmhouse is little more than a stone’s throw to some of the tens of thousands of batteries, pump jacks and flare stacks that burn off the gaseous residues of the Read more about ‘Off the chart’ air quality readings in Saskatchewan’s southeast raise new concerns — but little public warning[…]

Tim Hortons in Toronto pays homage to the KFC it replaced

Always fresh, always…finger lickin’ good? One of Long Branch’s favourite landmarks isn’t exactly historical, rather, it’s commercial: a Tim Hortons near Long Branch loop that used to be a KFC turned the iconic bucket sign outside into a coffee cup.  The best part is, locals can’t get enough, the Timmy’s having inspired multiple Reddit threads. Read more about Tim Hortons in Toronto pays homage to the KFC it replaced[…]

10 irresponsible Raptors predictions and prop bets for 2018-19

We don’t advocate gambling here at HQ, but if you had to lean on a few picks or make some predictions, here’s what we’d go with. The Raptors begin their 2018-19 season tomorrow (even though the NBA begins tonight). It may feel like we’ve been previewing the coming year for awhile now (because we have), Read more about 10 irresponsible Raptors predictions and prop bets for 2018-19[…]

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