Open Streets coming to downtown Toronto in August
Bloor Street between Spadina and Parliament, and Yonge Street between Bloor and Queen will be no-car zones between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. on August 17 and on August 31.
A look back at some of the biggest headlines of 2013. From Rob Ford to Chris Hadfield to Sammy Yatim to the massive rain storm on July 8, it was a memorable year in Toronto and the GTA.
Tim Bosma of Hamilton was abducted on May 6 by two men after taking them for a test drive in his truck that he was trying to sell online. His charred remains were found on a farm owned by accused Dellen Millard, police said May 14.
Astronaut Chris Hadfield took off for his third and final mission in space on Dec. 19, 2012. During his stint on the International Space Station, he attracted a huge Twitter following posting his photos, playing music and talking about his research.
A quick-moving massive rain storm pounded Toronto & the GTA on July 8, 2013 leaving the city to deal with widespread damage.
Current and former leaders from around the world gathered at Mandela’s funeral and memorial service. Mandela’s death also had a significant impact on Toronto.
What a year it’s been for Mayor Rob Ford. From the conflict of interest issue at the beginning of 2013 to the crack confession that made headlines around the world.
Media from all over the world descended on London this summer for the birth of the royal baby.
CityNews was live in Rome as the Catholic Church ushered in a new era with the election of Pope Francis.
When 18-year-old Sammy Yatim was shot dead by police on a TTC streetcar on July 27, 2013, a bystander caught the incident on video.
More games on more platforms – that was the promise Rogers and the NHL made to hockey fans after inking a blockbuster deal worth more than $5 billion.
Ontario Liberals gathered at the provincial Liberal leadership convention on Jan. 26 to select their new leader, following Dalton McGuinty’s resignation in the fall of 2012.