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Workers fired after stripper hired to perform at Mattamy Homes construction site

Mattamy Homes says a party held at one of its construction sites in Milton last week in which workers associated with one of its dry wall contractors hired a stripper was “extremely inappropriate and entirely unacceptable.” The GTA property developer confirmed in a statement sent…

Toronto’s new field hospital in a parking lot at Sunnybrook expected to open next week

A parking lot turned mobile field hospital at Sunnybrook is preparing to open in Toronto as early as Monday. Rows of green tents are filling a lot at the north end of Sunnybrook’s Bayview Campus, ready to house recovering and recovered COVID-19…

The CRA Is Reminding ‘Influencers’ To Pay Tax If They Made Money Via Social Media

This includes TikTok, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch and more! đź’° If you’re making money online, you’ll need to pay tax on it! That’s the message coming from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), as it reminds Canadian social media influencers that the tax deadline…

An Ontario Region’s Waterfalls Are So Crowded That Bylaw Officers Can Now Ticket Visitors

You could get a fine for crowding. With Ontario’s stay-at-home order shutting down most businesses, some residents are starting to flock outside.  The City of Hamilton is now granting city bylaw officers the power to ticket anyone visiting local waterfalls and hiking trails who…

Here Are The New Measures That Could Apparently Get Announced Today In Ontario

Premier Doug Ford met with his cabinet on Thursday to weigh in on new COVID-19 measures in Ontario to help curb the sharp rise in cases. Associate chief medical officer of health Dr. Barbara Yaffe said during Thursday’s modelling presentation that Ontario has reached…

Chemical spill at Toronto fertilizer plant creates toxic orange cloud

A chemical reaction at an industrial fertilizer factory near Sheppard Avenue West and Highway 400 caused an “unknown vapour cloud” to be released into the atmosphere this morning, according to Toronto Fire, leaving orange-coloured smoke coarsing through the air.  Emergency crews responded to the factory…

Doug Ford sasses back at people who say Ontario’s vaccine rollout is confusing

As much of the rest of the world gets innoculated against COVID-19, it has been a little frustrating as an Ontarian knowing that many of us will have to wait some weeks to get access to the limited doses that the government has available. While…

Doug Ford got a haircut and people in Ontario are furious about it

Residents of Ontario have found a new reason to be angry with Doug Ford this week: An apparent haircut. During any other time, it would be hilarious to imagine that the premier getting a little taken off the top would be a newsworthy…

Canada Has Been Named The Best Country In The Entire World For The First Time Ever

U.S. News & World Report has just released their 2021 Best Countries ranking and Canada has taken home the title for the first time in history.  The report is released annually and last year, Switzerland snagged first place while Canada sat in second. …

Some Ontario Schools Extended Spring Break So Teachers Can Prepare For Online Learning

Some Ontario schools are now extending spring break to help prepare for the province’s return to remote learning. On Monday, Doug Ford announced that all schools will be forced to close to in-person learning as students shift online.  Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) has now…