As the Olympic Opening Ceremony unfolded in Sochi, Russia, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford said he wants the rainbow pride flag removed from the special events flag pole at city hall. Toronto, along with other cities across the country, raised the flag as a sign of solidarity with the LGBT community in Russia. Mayor Ford said he’d prefer the Canadian flag fly on that pole during the Olympics.
Video: Police investigate 3 dumpster fires outside Scarborough schools
Police are investigating three dumpster fires outside of schools in Scarborough. The fires occurred outside Pauline Johnson Junior Public School, St. Andrews Public School as well as another unidentified school. Only minor damage was reported.