Canada welcomes new citizens in ceremony 300 meters over Toronto

World Oct 10, 2018

Canada welcomes new citizens in ceremony 300 meters over Toronto

Suspended more than a 1,000 feet (300 meters) above downtown Toronto, six new Canadians took the oath of citizenship on Tuesday from the edge of one of the world's tallest structures. Canadian Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen administered the oath to the new citizens, hailing from ...

World / Crime & Legal Aug 10, 2018

Ontario pledges $25 million to fight rising gun crime

Ontario on Thursday pledged $25 million for police and to keep suspects behind bars while they await trial on gun crimes charges, as the Canadian province grapples with rising shootings involving domestically obtained weapons. For years, the primary source of guns used in Canadian crimes ...

Amazon shortlists 20 cities, including Toronto, for second HQ

Business / Corporate Jan 19, 2018

Amazon shortlists 20 cities, including Toronto, for second HQ

Amazon.com Inc. has short-listed 20 cities and regions, including Toronto, for the construction of a second headquarters that it says will generate 50,000 new, high-paying jobs in a $5 billion investment. Major U.S. centers including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington D.C. also ...