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105.9 The Region

TORONTO — Canada’s largest Pride celebration returned to Toronto after a two-year pandemic-induced hiatus Sunday, with thousands of revelers thronging downtown streets despite the shadow of recent anti-LGBTQ violence.  Tens of thousands of people packed the parade route, some perched on construction scaffolding, as the procession made its way from the north end of the […]

TORONTO — Despite overwhelming their opponents by pushing the pace of play, the Canadian women’s national soccer team settled for a 0-0 draw against South Korea on Sunday afternoon at BMO Field. The Canadians dominated the first half of the friendly but were unable to score despite firing six shots toward the opposing goal while […]

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Markets Stock markets have been on a wild ride in recent weeks as they have come off their highs of earlier this year amid higher interest rates, growing inflation and fears of a possible recession. Investors will be watching […]

TORONTO — When Josh and Katie Pascoe mapped out their multi-province summer concert tour earlier this year they didn’t anticipate just how expensive it would be to fill their van’s gas tank. Most of their energy was focused on securing shows for their alt-folk band Fresh Breath after more than two years of pandemic shutdowns […]

TORONTO — Tens of thousands of people are expected to march in today’s Pride parade in downtown Toronto, marking the return of in-person festivities for the annual LGBTQ celebration.  The first in-person Toronto Pride parade since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic is slated to head south down Yonge Street before descending on Yonge-Dundas Square. […]

TORONTO (AP) — Ralph Priso broke a tie in the 78th minute to help Toronto FC beat Atlanta United 2-1 on Saturday night. Jonathan Osorio opened the scoring for Toronto (5-8-3) in the eighth minute. Luiz De Araujo tied it for Atlanta (5-6-4) in the 57th. The Associated Press

TORONTO — Jonathan Osorio opened the scoring early and Ralph Priso added the eventual winner as Toronto FC defeated Atlanta United 2-1 on Saturday. Osorio scored in the eighth minute after a Jayden Nelson pass led him into the box, where he beat his defender and put it past Atlanta goalkeeper Rocco Rios-Novo. Luiz De […]

CHATHAM-KENT — One person is dead after a fire at a house in Chatham, Ont., early Saturday morning. The Chatham-Kent Police Service says officers were called to the residence alongside local fire services shortly before 4 a.m. They say they found a body inside the home after extinguishing the blaze Police have not released the […]

OSHAWA, Ont. — Police are investigating after two people were killed and three others injured in a late-night bar shooting in Oshawa, Ont.  Durham Regional Police say officers responded to reports of gunshots at the BLVD Resto Bar near Durham College at around 12:45 a.m. on Saturday morning.  Police identified five men with gunshot wounds […]

Toronto police are searching for a man believed to be behind several alleged incidents early Saturday morning including multiple dog attacks, a carjacking and an attempt to steal a boat. Police say there were a total of four reports in the city’s west end overnight, all involving what are thought to be the same man […]