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By: Sarah Rix and William Kee Toronto Police are looking for a suspect in connection with a sexual assault that happened in High Park on Sunday. Police told Humber News that people should try and avoid visiting the park alone. There is an increased police presence in the park. Sarah Rix has more on the
To optimize your viewing experience please put the video in to fullscreen mode. Shaleni McBain More than a million people took to the streets of Toronto and saw the city uniquely transformed at the 7th annual Nuit Blanche on Saturday night. “It really was a tremendous success for the curators, the artists, and the excited
By Neetu Thind A bright-pink tour bus is offering a ride that can save lives. The Pink Tour Bus is giving a new spin to breast cancer awareness by taking the information directly to women, Kathleen Gotts, senior manager of health communication with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, told Humber News. The bus was most
By Heather VanAndel People are familiar with taking books out from the library, but globally, loaning out ‘human books’ has become very popular. Annual human library events allow residents of Toronto to interact and communicate with people that have a story to tell, but it is also a learning and growing opportunity for the human
Thousands gather to raise awareness for breast cancer research By Kristin Andrews & Katherine Ward [youtube id=”F6NKRpoO6yI” width=”620″ height=”360″] Over 170,000 people took part in the annual CIBC Run for the Cure. The 21st annual event took place Sunday in 59 locations across Canada. The money raised, about the same as last year, goes towards
Complied by Sarah MacDonald Art will come to life once again this Saturday night drawing in crowds on Toronto’s streets. Nuit Blanche, the annual contemporary art show in its seventh year, will take over the downtown core with innovative art displays in three different zones, according to its site. The nighttime event has also gained
By Sasha Lindsay-Ramnarine A controversial proposal for a gay-centric high-school in Toronto has been put on hold for a year, following a discussion in downtown Toronto Wednesday. Fan Wu, a 20-year-old university of Toronto student put forward his proposal Wednesday at Toronto’s 519 Church Street Community Centre. “My general perspective on the proposal is that
By Victoria Brown and Helen Surgenor This Thursday marked Toronto’s fourth annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event to end violence against women. More than 1,000 men put on their stilettos and walked a mile through the downtown core, raising an estimated $100,000 for the White Ribbon Campaign, according to organizers.
By Neetu Thind and Heather VanAndel The elephants are staying in Toronto – for now. After months of setbacks, Toronto Zoo officials spoke to the media on Tuesday about the relocation of three elephants, Iringa, Toka and Thika. Talks to transport the elephants began almost a year ago but for now plans remain on hold.