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Some Toronto-area school boards experiencing technical difficulties with remote learning

Posted on 28 January 2021

At least two school boards in the Greater Toronto Area have said they are experiencing technical difficulties with an element of their virtual learning platform. Both the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and the Peel District School Board posted on social media saying they were having difficulties with Google Meet and Google Classroom. “We are aware that many teachers and st ...

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Toronto running group made up of city's top chefs cook for each other after their workout

Posted on 28 January 2021

A Toronto running group is comprised of chefs from some of the city's most popular restaurants who cook for each other after their runs. While Toronto has a multitude of running groups for people of all ages and abilities, The Food Runners may be one with some of the best perks. Founded by Chuck Ortiz in 2014, the majority of the group is made up of people from the city's restaurant ...

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You can get an epic cake delivered to your door in Toronto every month

Posted on 28 January 2021

A Toronto baker who makes epic cakes was inspired to find a way to deliver them to doors every month during the pandemic by the way she actually started her business over 12 years ago.  Lisa Sanguedolce of Le Dolci started out baking professionally by doing a cake box of the month club, and now has finally brought the concept to Toronto for the first time. The first members ...

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Video provides the ultimate sneak peek into Shawn Mendes' Toronto condo

Posted on 28 January 2021

Shawn Mendes fans were fortunate enough to get a sneak peek into the Pickering-born pop star's Toronto condo when his Netflix documentary In Wonder was released in November, but a new YouTube video from real estate account AnyHome provides an even closer look at the musician's downtown home.  AnyHome, which shares videos showing some of the world's most glamorous real estate with ...

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Jays sign int'l free agent SS Beltre, 10 others

Posted on 28 January 2021

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed international free agent shortstop Manuel Beltre as well as 10 others, it was announced Saturday morning. OFFICIAL: We’ve agreed to terms with 11 international free agents! Welcome to our #BlueJays family 👏 pic.twitter.com/WCeqLAUX6r — Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) January 16, 2021 According to multiple reports, Beltre will receive $2. ...

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Toronto’s top doctor calls on provincial government to implement 10-day emergency paid sick leave

Posted on 28 January 2021

TORONTO -- Toronto’s mayor and medical officer of health are calling on the Ontario government to ensure workers have access to paid sick days during the COVID-19 pandemic. Toronto's top doctor Eileen de Villa and Mayor John Tory made the request at a news conference on Monday following a report to the Toronto Board of Health on the issue, saying workers need to feel safe and no ...

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Are skating rinks an outdoor gathering? Toronto mayor says new emergency COVID-19 rules not clear

Posted on 28 January 2021

TORONTO -- The Ford government has some explaining to do when it comes to the finer points of its new stay-at-home order, Toronto Mayor John Tory said Wednesday, saying the new rules do not make clear whether outdoor amenities like skating rinks or tobogganing hills should be shut down or curtailed. As part of Ontario’s new second state of emergency, to take effect tomorrow, t ...

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Toronto's Catholic school board reinstates LGBTQ+ website to resource page following criticism

Posted on 28 January 2021

TORONTO -- The Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) has reinstated a website to its resource page following criticism from some members of the LGBTQ+ community. On Monday, the executive director of LGBT Youth Line issued a statement saying the TCDSB had removed the organization’s website from its online list of resources for students. Following a meeting with the TCD ...

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Ontario addresses confusion about new stay-at-home rules. These are the answers to your top questions

Posted on 28 January 2021

TORONTO -- Ontario's stay-at-home order, which came into effect 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, has left many residents confused about what is, and what isn't, considered essential. CTV News Toronto was flooded with questions from readers, receiving more than 3,500 messages within 24 hours, asking for more specifics about what they are allowed to do when the order comes into effect. Pre ...

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Old church converted into unique five-bedroom home north of Toronto hits the market for $800,000

Posted on 28 January 2021

TORONTO -- A former church that has been converted into a "one-of-kind" five-bedroom home north of Toronto has hit the market for less than $800,000. The fully-finished property, located at 10 Mill Street in Amaranth, near Orangeville, has an open-concept main-floor layout with a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace. It's currently on the market for $799,900. According to the prop ...