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Toronto: City in Canada and capital of Ontario
Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and the most populous city in Canada, with a population of 2,731,571 as of 2016. Current to 2016, the Toronto census metropolitan area (CMA), of which the majority is within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), held a population of 5,928,040, making it Canada's most populous CMA. The city is the anchor of the Golden Horseshoe, an urban agglomeration of 9,245,438 people surrounding the western end of Lake Ontario. Toronto is an international centre of business, finance, arts, and culture, and is recognized as one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world.

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Thousands of Canadians mourn Iran crash victims at memorials

About 2,000 people packed a memorial in Toronto on Sunday to remember the victims of a Ukrainian airliner shot down in Iran in a disaster that killed 57 Canadians, mainly of Iranian descent.
Reuters - Published

False nuclear 'incident' alert sent out to citizens in Ontario in Canada

false nuclear 'incident' alert sent out to citizens in ontario in canada
People throughout the Canadian province of Ontario awoke today to an alarming alert of an “incident” at a nuclear plant just east of Toronto - only to later be told the message was a mistake...
WorldNews - Published

Videos for Toronto


'The One' to become the tallest building in Canada [Video]'The One' to become the tallest building in Canada

Supertall skyscraper "The One" is set to become the tallest building in Canada at 309 meters once it is completed in Toronto later this year.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 00:53Published

Golden tower proposed for Toronto [Video]Golden tower proposed for Toronto

79-story golden tower planned for Toronto amid skyscraper boom

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 00:58Published

Housekeeping Expert Weighs In On How To Keep Your Bathroom Sparkling [Video]Housekeeping Expert Weighs In On How To Keep Your Bathroom Sparkling

When it comes to cleaning the house, Business Insider reports many common items and spaces around the house are often overlooked. Melissa Maker is a YouTuber, author, and founder of Toronto-based..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Editor of Hello! explains Meghan's love of Canada [Video]Editor of Hello! explains Meghan's love of Canada

Speaking to ITV's 'Tonight: Harry & Meghan: A Royal Crisis?' programme, the editor of Hello! Magazine Canada says the country would love to host the royal couple and new baby Archie. Eastwood lists..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:04Published

Canada holds vigils for victims of plane crash in Iran [Video]Canada holds vigils for victims of plane crash in Iran

Hundreds of mourners held a candle-light vigil Thursday night in Toronto to remember 176 people killed when a Ukraine-bound plane crashed in Iran.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Harry, Meghan's Move Could Be Costly For Canadian Taxpayers [Video]Harry, Meghan's Move Could Be Costly For Canadian Taxpayers

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian taxpayers could be on the hook for millions of dollars a year in security expenses if Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan move there, even part time, as they step..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Canadian Passenger Plane Slid Off Runway [Video]Canadian Passenger Plane Slid Off Runway

A WestJet flight from Toronto to Halifax, Canada, slid off a runway after landing Sunday morning. There were no injuries reported among the 172 passengers and seven crew members. "WestJet is working..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Camila Cabello & Shawn Mendes pack on the PDA during night out in Toronto [Video]Camila Cabello & Shawn Mendes pack on the PDA during night out in Toronto

Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes are taking their romance into 2020 with full-on public displays of affection.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:37Published

Walmart, Trader Joe's, Costco, Kroger Egg Products Recalled [Video]Walmart, Trader Joe's, Costco, Kroger Egg Products Recalled

Hard-boiled eggs from a production facility in Georgia have been recalled. The recall was initiated after the eggs were linked to an ongoing listeria outbreak. The recall spans products from over 30..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Alex Trebek to be honored at Canadian Screen Awards [Video]Alex Trebek to be honored at Canadian Screen Awards

Trebek will receive the Icon Award at the March event, which will be held in Toronto.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:58Published

 

Canada province says sorry after training mistake sparks false nuclear alert

The Canadian province of Ontario on Sunday apologized for wrongly raising the alarm about an incident at a massive nuclear power station near Toronto and blamed a training exercise mistake.
Reuters - Published

False alert about nuclear plant incident near Toronto alarms residents

The Canadian province of Ontario sent out a false alert on Sunday that there had been an incident at a massive nuclear power station near Toronto, Canada's largest city, prompting angry local mayors to..
Reuters - Published

Canadian province says it erroneously reported an incident at nuclear power station

The Canadian province of Ontario sent out a false alert on Sunday that there had been an "incident" at a massive nuclear power station near Toronto, Canada's largest city, correcting itself shortly..
Reuters - Published

'Empty chairs' across Canada’s academic community after Iran plane crash

The crash in Iran of a Ukrainian Airlines jet bound for Toronto killed dozens of professors and researchers from campuses across Canada, leaving a painful hole in Canadian academia where Iranians have..
Reuters - Published

Iran plane crash: Vigil held for victims in Toronto

A vigil is held for Iran plane crash victims in Toronto, where many of them were travelling to.
BBC News - Published

ICAO says ready to support investigation into Ukrainian jet crash

icao says ready to support investigation into ukrainian jet crash
TORONTO, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) -- The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has pledged to assist the probe into the crash of a Ukrainian airliner which killed all 176 people on board. "ICAO is in..
WorldNews - Published

Former Toronto pastor sentenced to 15 years in wife's drowning death

A former pastor from Toronto was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Tuesday after he was convicted in the drowning death of his 20-week pregnant wife.
Reuters - Published

Kids who drink whole milk less likely to be obese: study

kids who drink whole milk less likely to be obese: study
Toronto: Parents, please take note. Researchers have found that children who drank whole milk had 40 per cent lower odds of being overweight or obese compared to children who consumed reduced-fat milk...
WorldNews - Published

Toronto rapper Bvlly, 24, killed in Christmas Eve shooting

Authorities have identified Toronto rapper Bvlly as the victim of a fatal Christmas Eve shooting in Ontario, Canada. He was 24.
USATODAY.com - Published

Thomson Reuters Launches Crypto Tax Tool

thomson reuters launches crypto tax tool
Tax authorities around the world are increasing their focus on crypto transactions and companies are rushing to help investors navigate the unclear regulations. The latest example is Thomson Reuters..
WorldNews - Published

Alex Ovechkin mourns death of Alex Luey, the young hockey player who inspired him

Alex Ovechkin had promised cancer patient Alex Luey he'd score a goal for him in 2017 game in Toronto. Instead he scored his 20th career hat trick.
USATODAY.com - Published

Toronto shooting victims file $114m lawsuit against Smith & Wesson

Two people were killed and 13 injured in a shooting in Toronto in July 2018.
BBC News - Published

Private detective investigation of Canadian billionaire couple's death complete: police

The investigation into the deaths of a Canadian pharmaceutical billionaire couple by a private detective hired by the victims' family has been completed, the chief homicide investigator of the Toronto..
Reuters - Published

Canadian opposition Conservative leader resigns

canadian opposition conservative leader resigns
Toronto – Canada’s opposition Conservative leader said Thursday he will resign as party leader after weeks of infighting and a disappointing performance in parliamentary elections. Andrew Scheer,..
WorldNews - Published

'Absolutely disgusting': Toronto police search for suspect in a string of attacks with 'liquefied fecal matter'

The Toronto Police Service is looking for a suspect who has emptied buckets of "liquefied fecal matter" on people in a string of assaults.
USATODAY.com - Published

Factbox: Technology for Alphabet's futuristic smart city dream in Toronto

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs released a detailed overview on Friday of the futuristic technology it intends to incorporate in the smart city it wants to build in Toronto.
Reuters - Published

Alphabet features self-driving garbage cans, apartment noise monitors in Toronto smart city project

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs has provided more details on the technology it intends to use to develop a futuristic smart city in Toronto, which includes self-driving garbage cans and infra-red sensors to..
Reuters - Published

New Zealand star Williams completes Toronto switch

New Zealand cross-code star Sonny Bill Williams signs for newly promoted Super League side Toronto Wolfpack on a two-year deal.
BBC News - Published

Manu Tuilagi: England centre wants to stay at Leicester despite Toronto interest

England centre Manu Tuilagi will not be leaving Leicester "anytime soon" despite cross-code interest from big-spending Toronto Wolfpack.
BBC News - Published

Super League side Toronto set to sign NZ's cross-code star Williams

New Zealand cross-code star Sonny Bill Williams agrees to join Super League newcomers Toronto Wolfpack on a two-year deal.
BBC News - Published

From ‘Pricklypear’ in US to ‘Ganges’ in India

Israel's NSO Group, whose spyware was behind the cyber-attacks that infected mobile phones, allegedly used ’operators’ with codenames such Pricklypear, Ganges and AK-47 for their targets in 45..
IndiaTimes - Published

Inside al Qaeda

In his first interview, an FBI undercover operative tells Scott Pelley how he infiltrated al Qaeda and thwarted potential terror attacks planned for New York and Toronto.
CBS News - Published

FBI-undercover operative on how he infiltrated al Qaeda

An FBI undercover operative tells 60 Minutes how he infiltrated al Qaeda and thwarted terror attacks planned for New York and Toronto
CBS News - Published

Inside al Qaeda: Living and working with terrorists

An FBI undercover operative tells Scott Pelley how he infiltrated al Qaeda and thwarted potential terror attacks planned for New York and Toronto
CBS News - Published

'Who wouldn't want to sign him?' Toronto face competition for cross-code star Williams

Toronto face competition from "many clubs" for New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams, says director of rugby Brian Noble.
BBC News - Published

Canada’s Justin Trudeau Wins Second Term but Loses Majority

canada’s justin trudeau wins second term but loses majority
TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in Canada’s national elections Monday, losing the majority but delivering unexpectedly strong results despite having been weakened by a..
WorldNews - Published

Canada elects Parliament in vote seen as threat to Trudeau

canada elects parliament in vote seen as threat to trudeau
TORONTO (AP) — Canadians are electing a new Parliament on Monday after a tight election campaign that has raised the threat of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau being knocked from power after one term...
WorldNews - Published

MLS Review: Rooney's DC United career ends with rout as Atlanta keep title defence alive

mls review: rooney's dc united career ends with rout as atlanta keep title defence alive
Derby County-bound Wayne Rooney was helpless as DC suffered a 5-1 defeat to Toronto after extra time in the opening round of the play-offs. Wayne Rooney departed MLS after DC United were humbled by..
WorldNews - Published

Canadians head to the polls Monday as Trudeau seeks 2nd term

Canadians will head to the polls Monday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seeks a second term in office. However, he faces stiff competition from Andrew Scheer and Jagmeet Singh. Global News chief..
CBS News - Published

Toronto Wedding | H2o Studio

H2O STUDIO TORONTO WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY & CINEMA H2O is a team of passionate and enthusiastic wedding photographers. Headquartered in Toronto, our team are also available in Ontario, and worldwide. We..
WorldNews - Published

Trudeau vows to forge ahead with campaign after security threat

trudeau vows to forge ahead with campaign after security threat
TORONTO — Canada’s Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday that he will not change the way he is campaigning ahead of the Oct. 21 federal election after a security threat forced him to..
WorldNews - Published

Justin Trudeau wears protective vest after unspecified threat

justin trudeau wears protective vest after unspecified threat
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau donned a bulletproof vest for an election campaign rally on Saturday, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. cited sources saying a security threat had been..
WorldNews - Published

Toronto death threats shut acclaimed Syrian diner

The owner's son was among masked protesters who blocked an old lady from entering a right-wing rally.
BBC News - Published

Greta: Grown-ups mock children because world view threatened

greta: grown-ups mock children because world view threatened
TORONTO – Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg said Friday she doesn’t understand why grown-ups and world leaders would mock children and teens for acting on science, responding to jibes about her..
WorldNews - Published

Wife of "Shark Tank" star Kevin O'Leary charged in boat crash

Linda O'Leary of Toronto is scheduled to appear in court on October 29
CBS News - Published

12-year-old girl forced to remove hijab by Air Canada

12-year-old girl forced to remove hijab by air canada
Air Canada has left a young girl feeling “degraded” after forcing her to remove her hijab in view of other passengers last month. 12-year-old Californian girl Fatima Abdelrahman, who is part of the..
WorldNews - Published

Canada's Trudeau takes campaign to ethnically diverse Toronto amid blackface scandal

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, embroiled in a blackface picture scandal, will appear on Friday in the country's most ethnically diverse city where he will make an announcement on gun control..
Reuters - Published

Canada's Trudeau says more gun control needed after Toronto area shootings

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday promised tougher action on gun control if he is re-elected next month after a recent string of deadly shootings near Toronto, Canada's biggest city.
Reuters - Published

ShowBiz Minute: Ocasek, Jojo Rabbit, Box Office

Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75; "Jojo Rabbit" wins Toronto's sought-after audience award; "It" is tops again, "Hustlers" full of flash at box office. (Sept. 16)  
USATODAY.com - Published

US Open champion Andreescu feted in hometown

us open champion andreescu feted in hometown
Bianca Andreescu, who beat Serena Williams in the US Open final to become Canada´s first Grand Slam singles champion, was honoured with a rally in her hometown on Sunday. "I am truly blessed," the..
WorldNews - Published

Toronto Raptors Introduce Branded Hijabs

The hijabs were inspired by a group based in Toronto that promotes Muslim women in sports.
NYTimes.com - Published

Jojo Rabbit: Nazi satire wins top Toronto film award

Jojo Rabbit tells the story of a young boy in 1940s Germany whose mother is hiding a Jewish girl.
BBC News - Published

Oscar watch! These 6 movies are already the talk of awards season

While the Oscars are still a ways off, Venice and Toronto film festivals have given a boost to awards contenders including 'Hustlers' and 'Joker.'
USATODAY.com - Published

See all the best 'Hustlers' premiere photos

From Los Angeles to Toronto to NYC, the stars of "Hustlers" have been everywhere promoting their stripper film. Catch up with J.Lo, Cardi B and more.
USATODAY.com - Published

Toronto 2019: Renee Zellweger gets standing ovation for Judy Garland role

The actress's performance as Judy Garland is warmly received at the Toronto Film Festival.
BBC News - Published

Toronto 2019: Tom Hanks says cynicism 'has become our default'

The actor explains what led him to take on the role of a wholesome children's entertainer.
BBC News - Published

Tom Hanks feels so right as Mr. Rogers giving a lesson in forgiveness in 'A Beautiful Day'

Tom Hanks finds his inner Fred Rogers for 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,' which premiered in Toronto. The movie isn't really about Mr. Rogers.
USATODAY.com - Published

Toronto 2019: Jennifer Lopez on learning to pole dance in Hustlers

The actress says she was left "bruised" after training for her new film Hustlers.
BBC News - Published

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