Jeremiah Perry, 15, did not pass a swim test prior to attending a Toronto District School Board school trip to Algonquin Park in early July, says the board.
While more than 630 Ontarians to date have legally ended their lives with the help of a nurse or doctor, none have been able to do so within the walls of a hospital that has historic ties to the Catholic Church.
Harm reduction workers risked arrest Saturday to set up a pop-up injection site in Toronto’s Moss Park, erecting a tent large enough for a handful of people, furnished with some chairs.
Harm reduction advocates in Toronto are calling on the city to allow pop-up safe injection sites amid a series of overdose deaths.
Toronto-area pastor Hyeon Soo Lim was reunited with his family in Ontario today after more than two years in detention in North Korea.
Mayor John Tory says there’s no “magic answer” for the spate of drug overdoses and deaths that has hit the city, but an emergency meeting this morning with health officials, police and other stakeholders committed to arming more first responders with naloxone.
The memories of two young men who died of the most deadly form of skin cancer are living on in a new pilot project adding free sunscreen dispensers to five local parks.
A rash of drug overdose deaths in Toronto was called unusual by police on the weekend and it generated the kind of
publicity all too familiar to residents in Vancouver, which has been grappling with a crisis for years.