Toronto’s sign has a little competition from the capital region

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and if that’s the case, Ottawa just sent Toronto one big compliment source

State of emergency declared in city east of Ottawa, parts of Quebec on flood watch

While Toronto remains under a threat of flooding, a state of emergency has been declared in Clarence-Rockland. Homes are being evacuated in the Montreal area, and people in the Ottawa Valley are laying sandbags to try to ward off flooding. source

Trudeau defends defence minister in the House of Commons

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan apologized again Monday for describing himself as the architect of Operation Medusa, Canada’s largest battle in Afghanistan in 2006. Opposition parties called for his resignation in the House of Commons Monday. source

Is Toronto’s relief line in jeopardy?

After Thursday’s provincial budget, Mayor Tory had some strong words for Queens Park that could mean your crowded commute won’t be getting any better source

Video: Toronto mosque holds open house after anti-Islam protest

Local mosque Masjid Toronto opened its doors today, inviting the community to learn about Islam. The open house comes amid concerns religious discrimination is on the rise. source

Video: Remembering Toronto’s Peace Lady

One of Toronto’s most eccentric figures, the Peace Lady, would stand on overpasses above the DVP with her arms outstretched, blessing millions of commuters below. Pauline Francis Murphy has died at the age of 75. source

Toronto Vlog: Moving Again?!

So I’m back with another video… (made with #spliceapp – source

Video: Go Transit recovers after system-wide power outage

About 5,000 people were trapped on Go trains and on the UP Express after a power outage halted the entire commuter rail system in the Toronto and Hamilton area Friday. source

Video: Mortgage lender implodes, with implications for Toronto housing market

One of Canada’s biggest mortgage lenders imploded this week, after regulators accused the company of falsifying loan applications. Home Capital Group’s stock crashed, and now it’s running out of money. source

Most millennial homeowners are house poor and looking to sell

A CIBC survey found that many millennials want out of the housing market because they’re cash poor. source