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People Are Outraged After A Toronto-Based Condo Company Announced They Will Buy $1 Billion Worth Of Houses To Turn Into Rental Units

It’s no secret that the housing market in Ontario is taking a hit right now due to COVID-19 and with rent prices fluctuating, it’s hard to keep up with the changing numbers. So unless you have some serious mommy and daddy money laying around, you can pretty much kiss your chances goodbye when looking to buy your forever home in the city. READ MORE: EXCLUSIVE: L.A. And NYC Ranked More Affordable Than Toronto But This Canadian Realtor Believes Otherwise While this situation is obviously terrible for many Ontarians, somehow one condo development group might have made it worse for others. Core Development Group, a Toronto-based condo development company, plans to buy $1 billion dollars worth of single-family houses in order to turn them into rental units, according to The Star. Thi...

A Markham Man Is Facing Tons Of Charges After Using A Fake Profile On Tinder And Later Assaulting His Date

A man from Markham is facing multiple charges and a woman has been hospitalized after being struck with a weapon while on a Tinder date, according to the York Regional Police. The incident in question occurred on Monday, where police were called to the scene and found the woman, who had been the victim of a brutal sexual assault. The woman had agreed to go to the mans house, on Kennedy Road, which is where the assault took place. The man reportedly wanted money in exchange for letting the woman go. At one point, she was able to escape his confinement and called 9-1-1 immediately. Early Tuesday morning, police officers raided the mans house and identified him as 19 year-old Masseiah Issac Ireland. He’d been going by the name “Jalen”, listing his age as 28 on the dating app...

An Ontario Official Wants The Raptors Playing In Toronto Again And Fans In The Stadium With Feds Approval

Toronto Raptors could be saying au revoir to Tampa Bay for good and coming home to the Scotiabank Arena. The Ontario government is currently in the process of helping the Raptors come back to the 6ix. READ MORE: This Toronto Restaurant Is Offering Kyle Lowry Free Chicken For Life If He Stays With The Raptors In fact, Ontario Minister Lisa MacLeod is hoping this new proposal will allow all Toronto teams to play in their hometown. “We believe we have the framework in place to greenlight these leagues,” MacLeod told reporters on Monday. The current proposal is quite unclear at the moment and there’s one missing piece to the puzzle – the feds. Recently the federal government gave the Montreal Canadiens a free pass to cross the Canada-U.S. border for the Eastern Conference Fin...

This Toronto Restaurant Is Offering Kyle Lowry Free Chicken For Life If He Stays With The Raptors

Everyone’s favourite Toronto Raptor, Kyle Lowry, is getting the royal treatment from a Toronto restaurant in the form of delicious chicken. That’s right, Churrasqueira Martins has offered Lowry free chicken for life if he re-signs with the Raptors. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Rui Martins (@legacymartins97) READ MORE: A Spa Owner Turned Chef Reignited His Love For Cooking During The Pandemic And Is Blowing Up Online Rui Martins, the restaurant owner, came up with the clever marketing campaign to commemorate the Raptors two-year championship. In fact, he took his marketing to new heights with a gigantic billboard in the middle of Yonge-Dundas Square. “Kyle Lowry, if you stay we’ll give you free chicken for life,” reads the billboard. Lowry’...

The Ontario Government Is Dropping $10 Million To Investigate Residential Schools In The Province & Provide Mental Health Support For Survivors

Doug Ford announced on Tuesday that the Ontario government will commit $10 million dollars to investigate residential schools across the province. The government said that over the next three years it will work closely with Indigenous leaders to locate these sites. To date, 12 locations have been identified, but they believe there are more. READ MORE: The Indigenous Community Is Getting Real About Canada’s ‘Cultural Genocide’ Following Kamloops Discovery The funding will also include culturally appropriate mental health support for survivors of residential schools. According to The Truth and Reconciliation Commission, there are at least 426 children who have died in Ontario residential schools. An unknown number remain missing. Ford made the announcement remotely from Kenora, a month after...

BREAKING: Ontario Just Recorded The Lowest COVID-19 Cases In A Day Since Last September With 296 Infections Reported

Ontario truly didn’t come to play with anyone. That’s because the province reported 296 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, marking the lowest infection rates seen since September of last year. According to the CBC, Ontario has just over 5,000 active infections right now. To put this into perspective, the report explains that during the worst moment of the third wave, the province saw almost 43,000 active cases. However, according to the report, the province stops counting a case as “active” after 14 days, which means that it’s still possible that people are experiencing COVID-related symptoms but are no longer being tracked. What’s more, the provinces counted 382 people with the disease being looked after in intensive care units. Additionally, 244 were in need o...

A Township In Ontario Is Boycotting Canada Day In Support Of The Indigenous Community

Wilmot Township cancelled their in-person and online Canada Day festivities as an ode to the 215 children remains found in Kamloops, B.C.

This Historic Manor In Ontario Is A Church By Day And A Strip Club By Night

Did you know Ontario is home to a historic manor that provides prayer by day and pop-lock-and-dropping by night? Yep, “The Manor” which is located in Guelph, Ontario is an adult entertainment complex. However, on Sunday mornings the venue holds church service too. The oxymoron here is not lost on anyone, but both the bottle service and holy service have actually coexisted in great harmony for years. The mansion in question dates back to 1891 when it was originally owned by George Sleeman, according to The Walrus. The mansion was later seized by the bank following poor investments. The family came to an agreement with the bank that they could stay on the property in exchange for a dollar a year in rent. The Strip Club The Manor would later transform into a hotel and family resta...

Ontario Is Lifting Restrictions On Interprovincial Travel Between These 2 Major Provinces

On June 16th, Ontario intends on reopening provincial borders for non-essential travel; as such, free travel between Manitoba to Quebec will be permitted.  The need for a trip to be essential is no longer mandatory, for interprovincial borders and waters will allow travelers to enter Ontario.  According to Solicitor General Sylvia Jones, the Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. David Williams had approved non-essential interprovincial travel on Monday.  With current restrictions in place, authorities have set up checkpoints at the borders between Manitoba to Quebec to ensure that only essential travel is occurring. This means that only individuals that sought to travel for medical care, work, transportation of economic goods, Indigenous community support, or tending to sick f...

A 22-Year-Old Man Drowned At Wasaga Beach Marking Second Water-Related Death This Weekend

This past Saturday, Ontario Provincial Police reported that a 22-year-old man from Brampton drowned at Wasaga Beach. According to Ontario Provincial Police, the man was last seen using a flotation device hundreds of meters away from the shore. Ontario Provincial Police disclosed that the man’s body was found in the proximity of where he was last seen. Upon being transferred to a local hospital, he was later pronounced dead.  One excerpt from the police investigation states that a “friend became concerned when the flotation device was observed without the male on it.” “Friends of the male called 911 and a collaborative search and rescue operation ensued. The search lasted approximately 2 hours” said the report. Although the investigation continues, Ontario Provincial Police believe the...

Canada’s Wonderland Is Reopening In July And Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Get ready to scream and shout because Canada’s Wonderland, the nation’s favourite playground, is reopening and making an iconic comback this summer. The park is planning to reopen to the general public on July 7. Season pass holders will have a chance to preview the park between July 5-6th. However, before you pack your swimsuits and gear there’s been some changes because of COVID-19. All visitors need to make a reservation in order to manage capacity levels and to ensure all health and safety protocols are followed, according to the company’s press release. Early reservations are open on June 17 at 9 a.m. sharp for all guests planning to visits. Wonderland is now asking at least one member of your group to download the park’s mobile app. The app features your...

The Couple Wanted For A Hamilton Homicide Have Been Arrested In Hungary And Are In The Process Of Being Extradited To Canada

After months of being on the run, the Canadian Influencer-couple suspected in the murder of a Hamilton man have finally been detained. 28 year-old Oliver Karafa and his 25 year-old girlfriend, Yun Lu (Lucy) Lin, are the top suspects in the first-degree murder case of Tyler Pratt, who was just 39 at the time of his death. The couple has also been connected to the attempted murder of another person. Read More: “We encourage you to turn yourself in” Toronto Couple Wanted For Murder Believed To Have Left The Country Police later revealed that the couple fled the country within 24 hours of committing the murder. They fled to eastern Europe and were actively evading police. Hamilton Police released a statement on Monday announcing that the couple had been arrested in Hungary and that the “...