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Toronto observes June as a Pride Month with a new heritage property plaque

Toronto/IBNS: Toronto is celebrating June as a Pride Month with a new plaque at St. Charles Clock Tower (1872) Yonge Street Fire Hall Heritage Property.

Canada: Toronto Police make arrest in child sexual abuse material investigation

Toronto/IBNS: Toronto Police has made an arrest in a Child Sexual Abuse Material investigation.

Toronto university seeks court injunction to clear continuing pro-Palestinian encampment

Toronto/IBNS: The University of Toronto has sought court injection to remove protesters who refuse orders to leave a pro-Palestinian encampment set up on campus earlier this month.

Toronto Sanskriti Sangstha to host grand annual festival on May 25-May 26

In a bid to encourage younger generations from both sides of Bengal to be aware of environmental issues and cherish a slice of their culture, Toronto Sanskriti Sangstha (TSS) is back with its grand annual festival which will be held on May 25 and May 26.

Canada: Indian couple, three-month-old grandchild die in road mishap during car chase in Toronto

An Indian couple visiting Canada and their three-month-old grandchild died in a road mishap during a police chase in Canada's Toronto city, media reports said.

Toronto endorses city-wide expansion of its alcohol in parks program

Toronto/IBNS: Following the success of the pilot project, the expansion of the alcohol in parks program has been endorsed by the Toronto City Council to permit residents and visitors of 19 years of age and older to consume personal alcohol at the 27 pilot park locations and additional parks across the city.

Canada: Police investigation link a vehicle used in armed carjackings in Greater Toronto Area

Toronto/IBNS: A vehicle used in armed carjackings across the Greater Toronto Area was linked by Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit and are seeking additional witnesses to come forward.

Baby delivered on Toronto-bound Air Canada flight

Toronto/IBNS: A baby was delivered on a recent Air Canada flight bound for Toronto.

Canada: Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area to brighten up winter with light festival

Toronto/IBNS: Canada's Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area will be launching a month-long free interactive light festival, Illuminite, in the heart of the Downtown Yonge neighbourhood.

Toronto observes February as Black History Month

Toronto/IBNS: Toronto Mayor Olivia Chow has proclaimed Feb as Black History Month and launched the City of Toronto’s annual celebration of Black Canadians’ heritage, traditions, and culture.

Canada: Toronto city’s budget chief warns of substantial hike in city’s property tax

Toronto/IBNS: Toronto’s budget chief Shelley Carroll, appointed by Mayor Olivia Chow last year, warns of a substantial property tax increase with the City grappling with a looming fiscal crisis.

Toronto receives $471 million funding from Canada to create 11,780 new homes

Toronto/IBNS: The Canadian government has allocated $471 million of funding to accelerate Toronto’s housing system and increase housing affordability for residents.

Toronto selects award-winning design to turn downtown paved space into green park on Richmond Street West

Toronto/IBNS: Winner of an international design competition has reportedly been selected by the City of Toronto for a new downtown park that will open at 229 Richmond St. W., between Richmond Street West and Nelson Street, in the heart of the city’s entertainment district.

Canada: Toronto joins Fast-Track Cities network on World AIDS Day

Toronto/IBNS: Observing World AIDS Day at the start of Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week in Canada, Toronto has joined Fast-Track Cities, a network of more than 600 cities worldwide committed to ending the HIV epidemic locally, a news release has said.

Canada: Toronto observes ‘Giving Tuesday’, encourages residents for donations to charitable organizations

Toronto/IBNS: The City of Toronto observed Nov 28 as ‘Giving Tuesday’ by highlighting the impact of local giving and connecting residents with opportunities to give back.