Canada's Top 15 Best Value Cities for 2015

Trivago.ca | Posted 01.14.2015 | Canada Travel

If you're looking for a fun and affordable vacation it's time to travel domestically and explore one of hotel comparison trivago.ca's 15 Best Value Canadian Cities for 2015. Based on the yearly average price of a standard double room and the destinations' overall hotel reputation on over 200 booking sites, trivago has revealed the home turf cities that are both budget friendly and worth a visit in 2015!

Firefighters Injured In Warehouse Fire

CBC | Posted 06.23.2014 | Canada

Multiple firefighters have been injured fighting a massive three-alarm fire at a pesticide storage warehouse in Mississauga, Ont., on Wednesday. At ...

B.C. Campaign Spending Limits Should Be Like Comparing Grocery Prices

Dermod Travis | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

When you compare prices at the supermarket you usually look at comparable products, for instance you don't compare the price of a head of lettuce with a can of baked beans. It should be the same way with government consultations.

Crash Snarls QEW Traffic In Mississauga

CBC | Posted 02.13.2014 | Canada

A collision involving as many as 20 vehicles has closed the westbound QEW between the Erin Mills Parkway and Winston Churchill Boulevard in Mississaug...

As Pearson Airport's Curator, I'm Bringing Art to New Heights

Lee Petrie | Posted 02.10.2014 | Canada Travel
Lee Petrie

When I walk into Toronto Pearson International Airport, I see a blank canvas and feel a sense of possibility. As Toronto Pearson's curator I'm responsible for programming the exhibition spaces at the airport, ensuring that it reflects the vitality of the local arts and cultural community.

Family Returns After Living Like Refugees Abroad

CBC | Posted 02.08.2014 | Canada

It took more than five years and a federal court decision but Adel Benhmuda and his family are back in Canada. Benhmuda, 46, his wife Aisha and thei...

SIU Investigating After 80-Year-Old Woman Tasered

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2013 | Canada

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Ontario's police watchdog is investigating an incident in which they say an 80-year-old woman suffered a fractured hip after she w...

Are We Paying Enough Attention to Municipal Politics?

Hassan Arif | Posted 09.28.2013 | Canada Politics
Hassan Arif

Nonetheless, despite the many good examples of Canadian mayors, some of the bad examples -- especially those like Rob Ford who cast a bad reputation on their city -- raises the question, are we paying enough attention to municipal politics? And, especially, are we paying enough attention to who gets elected to municipal office?

Mississauga Mayor In Court Today

CBC | Posted 06.08.2013 | Canada Politics

A lawyer suggested in a Brampton court today that a man who brought forward conflict-of-interest allegations against longtime Mississauga Mayor Hazel ...

No Under-18s Allowed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.28.2012 | Canada Living

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Peel Region has passed what is being called the province's toughest municipal bylaw banning teens under the age of 18 from indoor ...

Police Find More Body Parts In Mississauga

CP | Will Campbell, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2012 | Canada

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Police discovered two severed hands on Friday in a river at a park west of Toronto where a human head and foot were found earlier ...

What Other Cities Can Learn from Toronto's Sprawl

Hassan Arif | Posted 09.22.2012 | Canada Politics
Hassan Arif

Toronto's downtown has become an increasingly desirable place to live with a recent RBC-Pembina poll showing that 81 per cent would choose a smaller house if amenities such as shopping and mass transit were accessible by walking and if commutes to work were short. Are there any lessons here for New Brunswick?

Brother Charged In Toronto Soccer Field Murder

CBC | Posted 09.18.2012 | Canada

Police say a man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the shooting of a Missisauga man after a pickup soccer game in Toronto's...

He Admits It

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The Liberal campaign decided to halt construction of a power plant in Mississauga days before last fall's election when they were behind in ...

Staying Silent On Mississauga Gas Plant

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Energy Minister Chris Bentley was at a loss Wednesday to say who made the decision to pull the plug on a gas plant in Mississauga, Ont., jus...

Why More Condos (and More Offices) Could Be a Good Thing

Omar Alghabra | Posted 09.03.2012 | Canada Business
Omar Alghabra

High density neighbourhoods solve many problems when designed to be self-sustained. The idea is that residents barely need to use their cars when going to work or shopping. However, if the high density community contains only residential development where residents need to exit that community to get to work or to shop that is when high density may cause more congestion than it solves. That's why Mississauga needs more downtown office buildings while the getting's good.

$20-Million Toronto Pot Bust

CBC | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada

York Regional Police say they have seized 20,000 marijuana plants, following a months-long investigation into five suspected indoor grow-ops in the Gr...

Ontario Mom Charged With Murder Months After Daughter's Death

CBC | Posted 08.19.2012 | Canada

A Mississauga mother has appeared in court on a second-degree murder charge that was laid nine months after the death of her young daught...

Baby Boy Found In Pond

CBC | Posted 07.17.2012 | Canada

A baby boy was airlifted to a Toronto hospital after being found in a backyard pond in Mississauga Thursday. Peel Regional Po...

Canadian Who Admits To Helping Tamil Tigers Sentenced In New York

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.14.2012 | Canada

NEW YORK, N.Y. - An Ontario man who admitted to trying to help the now-defeated Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka has been sentenced in a New York court to ti...

Ontario Facing Hefty Lawsuit Over Gas Plant Cancellation

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.30.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The financing company behind a cancelled gas-fired electrical generating station in Mississauga has launched a $300 million lawsuit against ...

Fortune Cookie for Dechert: You're Screwed

Peter Worthington | Posted 04.26.2012 | Canada Politics
Peter Worthington

Baird's background doesn't indicate he's a natural to head Canada's Foreign Affairs, but he has to be uneasy about Dechert's long range dalliance with Shi Rong. Baird radiates ambition. One suspects he'll get new Parliamentary Secretary when the fuss with Dechert blows over.

Details Of Teen's Brutal Killing Evoked In Short Story

CBC | Posted 02.26.2012 | Canada

One of two people charged with killing 13-year-old Aleksandra Firgan-Hewie wrote a first-person short story that excitedly describes the ...

Toronto Doctor Facing Child Porn Charges

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - A 39-year-old Toronto doctor is facing child pornography charges.Police say a downtown Toronto home was searched on Thursday and computer eq...

Muslim Woman Assaulted In GTA

CBC | Posted 01.22.2012 | Canada

A Muslim woman from Mississauga, Ont., who had her niqab pulled from her face at a local mall, says her young children no longer feel sec...