“Sharp, fierce and brilliant.” “Engaging and warm.”  “Fearless and indefatigable.” These are just a few of the ways that friends and former colleagues describe long-time CBC News journalist and advocate for the disabled Ing Wong-Ward, who died in the early morning hours on Saturday. She was 46. Her husband, Tim Wong-Ward, announced herRead More →

How can cities better protect pedestrians from vehicle ramming attacks? Since a deadly rampage on Yonge Street in April last year, Toronto has been forced to wrestle with the unsettling question.  The answer, at least according to one urban infrastructure expert, doesn’t require new technology or Draconian security measures. Look to VisionRead More →

England’s Cambridge University has withdrawn a visiting fellowship offer from controversial Toronto University professor Jordan Peterson. Peterson requested a two-month fellowship at the university’s Faculty of Divinity in October, but the school opted to rescind the opportunity following a review of his work, a spokesperson for Cambridge University said inRead More →

A crash in near-whiteout conditions that involves more than 50 vehicles has closed a stretch of Highway 400 in Barrie on Monday, according to Ontario Provincial Police. The major highway north of Toronto is closed in both directions between Mapleview Drive and Innisfil Beach Road.  Minor injuries have been reported, Samantha Hoffmann, public informationRead More →