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Toronto: City in Canada and capital of Ontario
Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and the most populous city in Canada, with a population of 2,731,571 as of 2016. Current to 2016, the Toronto census metropolitan area (CMA), of which the majority is within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), held a population of 5,928,040, making it Canada's most populous CMA. The city is the anchor of the Golden Horseshoe, an urban agglomeration of 9,245,438 people surrounding the western end of Lake Ontario. Toronto is an international centre of business, finance, arts, and culture, and is recognized as one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world.

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Coronavirus stokes Asian discrimination fears in Canada's biggest city

Canada has identified only three cases of the new coronavirus so far, but there are fears a more serious outbreak could stoke anti-Asian sentiment in scenes reminiscent of the SARS epidemic that killed..
Reuters - Published

Thousands of Canadians mourn Iran crash victims at memorials

About 2,000 people packed a memorial in Toronto on Sunday to remember the victims of a Ukrainian airliner shot down in Iran in a disaster that killed 57 Canadians, mainly of Iranian descent.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Toronto


Air Canada Boeing 767 lands safely following engine failure [Video]Air Canada Boeing 767 lands safely following engine failure

On Monday, Air Canda's Toronto-bound Flight 837 had to request an emergency landing almost immediately after taking off from the Barajas International Airport in Madrid.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:00Published

Beijing Drugstore Fined For Price Gouging During Coronavirus Outbreak [Video]Beijing Drugstore Fined For Price Gouging During Coronavirus Outbreak

A drugstore in China will be fined 3 million yuan ($434,530) for inflating the price of masks by almost six times. According to Reuters, the store raised the price of them masks amid the spreading..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Wife Of Canada's First Confirmed Coronavirus Patient Also Tests Positive [Video]Wife Of Canada's First Confirmed Coronavirus Patient Also Tests Positive

The wife of Canada’s first confirmed Coronavirus patient has also tested positive for it. An Ontario laboratory is currently investigating hers and 19 other suspected cases in Canada. According to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

'The One' to become the tallest building in Canada [Video]'The One' to become the tallest building in Canada

Supertall skyscraper "The One" is set to become the tallest building in Canada at 309 meters once it is completed in Toronto later this year.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 00:53Published

Golden tower proposed for Toronto [Video]Golden tower proposed for Toronto

79-story golden tower planned for Toronto amid skyscraper boom

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 00:58Published

Housekeeping Expert Weighs In On How To Keep Your Bathroom Sparkling [Video]Housekeeping Expert Weighs In On How To Keep Your Bathroom Sparkling

When it comes to cleaning the house, Business Insider reports many common items and spaces around the house are often overlooked. Melissa Maker is a YouTuber, author, and founder of Toronto-based..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Editor of Hello! explains Meghan's love of Canada [Video]Editor of Hello! explains Meghan's love of Canada

Speaking to ITV's 'Tonight: Harry & Meghan: A Royal Crisis?' programme, the editor of Hello! Magazine Canada says the country would love to host the royal couple and new baby Archie. Eastwood lists..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:04Published

Canada holds vigils for victims of plane crash in Iran [Video]Canada holds vigils for victims of plane crash in Iran

Hundreds of mourners held a candle-light vigil Thursday night in Toronto to remember 176 people killed when a Ukraine-bound plane crashed in Iran.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Harry, Meghan's Move Could Be Costly For Canadian Taxpayers [Video]Harry, Meghan's Move Could Be Costly For Canadian Taxpayers

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian taxpayers could be on the hook for millions of dollars a year in security expenses if Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan move there, even part time, as they step..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Canadian Passenger Plane Slid Off Runway [Video]Canadian Passenger Plane Slid Off Runway

A WestJet flight from Toronto to Halifax, Canada, slid off a runway after landing Sunday morning. There were no injuries reported among the 172 passengers and seven crew members. "WestJet is working..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Camila Cabello & Shawn Mendes pack on the PDA during night out in Toronto [Video]Camila Cabello & Shawn Mendes pack on the PDA during night out in Toronto

Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes are taking their romance into 2020 with full-on public displays of affection.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:37Published

 

Canada province says sorry after training mistake sparks false nuclear alert

The Canadian province of Ontario on Sunday apologized for wrongly raising the alarm about an incident at a massive nuclear power station near Toronto and blamed a training exercise mistake.
Reuters - Published

False alert about nuclear plant incident near Toronto alarms residents

The Canadian province of Ontario sent out a false alert on Sunday that there had been an incident at a massive nuclear power station near Toronto, Canada's largest city, prompting angry local mayors to..
Reuters - Published

Canadian province says it erroneously reported an incident at nuclear power station

The Canadian province of Ontario sent out a false alert on Sunday that there had been an "incident" at a massive nuclear power station near Toronto, Canada's largest city, correcting itself shortly..
Reuters - Published

'Empty chairs' across Canada’s academic community after Iran plane crash

The crash in Iran of a Ukrainian Airlines jet bound for Toronto killed dozens of professors and researchers from campuses across Canada, leaving a painful hole in Canadian academia where Iranians have..
Reuters - Published

Former Toronto pastor sentenced to 15 years in wife's drowning death

A former pastor from Toronto was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Tuesday after he was convicted in the drowning death of his 20-week pregnant wife.
Reuters - Published

Private detective investigation of Canadian billionaire couple's death complete: police

The investigation into the deaths of a Canadian pharmaceutical billionaire couple by a private detective hired by the victims' family has been completed, the chief homicide investigator of the Toronto..
Reuters - Published

From ‘Pricklypear’ in US to ‘Ganges’ in India

Israel's NSO Group, whose spyware was behind the cyber-attacks that infected mobile phones, allegedly used ’operators’ with codenames such Pricklypear, Ganges and AK-47 for their targets in 45..
IndiaTimes - Published

Canada's Trudeau says more gun control needed after Toronto area shootings

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday promised tougher action on gun control if he is re-elected next month after a recent string of deadly shootings near Toronto, Canada's biggest city.
Reuters - Published

Canadian PM Trudeau calls for action as gun violence spikes in Toronto

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday that a recent spate of gun violence in the country's biggest city Toronto requires a "common sense firearms policy" and called for action.
Reuters - Published

Canadian police nab nine suspected members of powerful Mafia clan

Canadian police on Thursday said they had arrested nine suspected members of a powerful Mafia clan with roots in southern Italy involved in money laundering and illegal gambling in the Toronto area,..
Reuters - Published

12-year-old boy from India dies in Toronto, mother says he was bullied

“Investigation is open and right now Idon’t have any definite answers,” said the 39-year-old single mother, who moved to Canada from Bengaluru in March 2018. “I came to here to give him a..
IndiaTimes - Published

Captain Amarinder lashes out at Canada for continued support to Khalistani movement

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh lambasted Canada for its overt and covert support to the Khalistani movement, warning that Toronto's failure to check anti-India activities would be detrimental to its own..
IndiaTimes - Published

Four injured in gunfire at celebratory parade in Toronto; police arrest three suspects with links to two shootings at event

Four people were injured after a gunfire broke out near Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto during a celebratory parade. The police chief also resisted the suggestion that a stampede broke out after..
Firstpost - Published

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