COVID vaccine shortage closes Toronto clinics
Shortages of COVID-19 vaccines have forced two health networks in Toronto to limit or close their immunization clinics, the Globe and Mail reports. Scarborough Health Network says it closed ts Centennial College and Centenary hospital clinics on Wednesday. Scarborough Health Network’s clinics were focusing on the vaccination of locals... Read more
Toronto council to consider benefits, risks of e-scooters

The City of Toronto will soon decide on the fate of e-scooters, a popular new form of transportation. City Council must consider the pros and cons of legalizing a vehicle which is reported by some to be economically beneficial, environmentally friendly, and cost efficient, but reported by others to be incredibly dangerous.

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Some young people prefer working from home a year into the pandemic
By Josh Welsh Over the last year, young people across the province have been forced to adapt to new circumstances. While some have found it challenging, other young people have embraced their new routines – and aren’t so sure they want to return to how their work life was... Read more
Ontario’s small businesses continuing to bear the brunt of lockdowns
Small businesses across Ontario have endured a gauntlet of trials and tribulations the past year in the wake of the ongoing pandemic. Those in the service industry have had to deal with unprecedented constraints and have had to draw on all manner of resources and innovation to survive. Skedline... Read more
New real estate trends emerge as lockdown forces Toronto market to reorganize
After a year of lockdown, Toronto’s real estate market faces a series of changes. However, the experts say Covid-19’s effects on the rentals market are not that terrible after all. As the vaccine rollout continues and the economy starts re-opening, the instabilities in Toronto’s real estate market are slowly... Read more
Vaughan high school renamed for late journalist Hodan Nalayeh
Hodan Nalayeh was murdered in Somalia by a terrorist attack. This tribute to her by renaming the school after her is such an honor for the family. Naylayeh was a Somali Canadian journalist recognized for her storytelling and work with education. It is also the first time a York... Read more
Toronto restaurants struggle to survive during the pandemic
The Toronto restaurant industry has struggled during the pandemic, with some establishments having no choice but to shut their doors for good. Jeffrey Markus from Daddyo’s Pasta & Salads and Thom Fitzgerald of DROM Taberna are both restaurant owners in downtown Toronto. They describe how the pandemic has affected... Read more
Toronto Zoo keeps animal welfare top priority during pandemic closure
By Jace Lo Guidice The Toronto Zoo is working to care for its animals and to stay connected to the community despite the prolonged state of the province-wide lockdown. Although the zoo is closed to the public because of the pandemic, the operation relies on the generosity and interest... Read more
Ford gov’t deal in Foundry case upsets activists, city officials
By Krystyna Shchedrina News that the provincial government tried to sell Toronto heritage buildings known as the Foundry last September has community activists and city officials upset about the lack of consultation. The news comes after a month of a contentious battle between Toronto communities who took a stand... Read more
Toronto public schools reopen, increasing stress for teachers, students
By Sara Poraria The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) is reopening its schools after an eight-week closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The government of Ontario issued a “stay-at-home order” Jan. 14 after the spike in cases. The TDSB remained closed after the holiday break until Feb. 15. There... Read more