Reasonable people who have some flying experience will no doubt appreciate the new requirements set by Air Canada for the size of hand luggage (so-called) In any case, the airline is now being tough and if your case doesn’t fit, you or the luggage is off the plane. Natalie Kalata of the CBC has solid report.
The Aga Khan is in Toronto for the ceremony and Premier Wynne spoke of the importance of the Nizari Ismaili belief and her view of diversity in Ontario. The Aga Khan is an honorary citizen of Canada in appreciation of the Ismaili commitment to the human brotherhood and the philanthropic work done by his highness personally. CTV
Education Minister Sandals has announced Monday that the Ontario government is preparing back to work legislation which would force high school teachers to return to the classroom. She also said the Education Relations Commission has concluded that the present OSSTF strikes in three communities, and further strikes, would jeopardize the school year for tens of thousands of students. The NDP has said it will not support the back to work bill but the Conservatives will.
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Police have released this composite sketch in the case of a sexual assault in the Don Mills area. A woman cleaner who was in a vacant home that was for sale reports that a man came to the door. She permitted him to enter and he assaulted her. The incident occurred Friday, May 22,m 2015 in the vicinity of Deepwood Crescent and Greenland Road, an established Don Mills residential area. It sits a block from the Shops of Don Mills. The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance identifying the man who is described as white, in his mid-20s, 5’8″, 130 lbs., thin build, with straight, medium-length red hair that sticks out at ear level. He was wearing a faded orange T-shirt torn around the neck area, cut-off blue jean shorts below the knees with frayed edges and black running shoes with white writing.
Rookie Reds triumph in Agincourt
Leaside Team Red is the 2015 Wexford Spring into Summer Tournament Champion. Nice going guys.
The much ballyhooed film Suicide Squad is being blamed for stalling traffic downtown. And it is. But the closure of commercial streets anywhere in the City for an over-the-to-top fantasy like a helicopter into a transit bus (above) usually does another thing — it devastates business for retailers and others who rely on walk-in traffic. For small retailers, it can wipe out a week’s receipts. This shooting is on Yonge Street between Queen to College Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday So movie shoots no doubt leave some money behind with freelancer film specialists and some hotels. But it takes a great deal of money out of the pockets of retailers
The 19th century residence at 119 Isabella Street has been demolished to make way for an addition to the Casey House Hospice. The building was primarily a residence for the staff of a wealthy family who lived on the other side of the street. An effort had been mounted to save it by moving it to a property at 92 Roxborough St. W. at the corner of Molson Street. But the property was not divided and attempts to do that met fierce local resistance..Many said the plan to save a historic building was really only intended to obtain severance.
Former East York Mayor and MP Alan Redway has started a petition at Change.org asking the Ontario government to review the state of Toronto’s government. Mr Redway is campaigning for such a review, noting that this type of examination was a standard practice every ten years in Ontario. The history of these reviews is included in the petition. which is here. In speeches, Redway has observed that former Premier Dalton McGuinty called such a review like trying to put toothpaste back in the tube. The former mayor disagrees. He advocates a reversal of certain aspects of amalgamation.
The annual mid-week snacking event known as Restaurantacular will take place on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 this year. This is the one where eating places make up a short menu of items priced $2, $4 and $6. It’s always a hit. It is sponsored by the Mt. Pleasant Village BIA.