pan am games 2015
There's a silver lining.
"...the costs were 10 times the revenue."
Toronto marked the Parapan American debut of the hard-hitting sport formerly named "Murderball."
Canada continued its successful run at the Parapan American Games on Thursday with multiple gold medals in the pool and on the track.
The fireworks that capped the night were no match for Monáe.
A couple hours into Saturday's opening competitions, Mark Ledo of Maple, Ont., took gold in the H3-5 men's cycling road race
The Games will take place from Aug. 7-15.
A new study suggests people - particularly tourists - spent more money in downtown Toronto and near Pan Am venues during the Games compared with the same period last year.
But before you get yourself too excited about those purple beanbag chairs, there's a caveat — a lot of them come in bulk.
Those sparkling Pan Am cars sitting unused in lots under the Gardiner were sparkling for a reason. Instead of collecting dust, these vehicles were treated to regular washes at Big Wax and Imperial Oil. Throughout the games, Pan Am vehicles can be seen regularly rolling through these same car wash facilities.