Until recently, Syrian cuisine hardly existed in Toronto. With just a few hundred families, the Syrian population was too small to support a restaurant scene. But over the past two years, following the high-profile resettlement of more than 50,000 refugees in Canada, the Toronto area — where over 11,000 of them live — is experiencing the green shoots of a Syrian-food boom.
In May, I wrote this behind-the-scenes story about how I came to be in Mr. Shields’ hospice room that morning. It was slated to be published at the same time as my story about his death, together with Leslye Davis’s wonderful photos and video. But as often happens in journalism, it was held. Until now.
But it is Mr. Byford’s openness to shutting down subway lines that is sure to attract attention, and condemnation, in a city where a 24-hour subway system is considered sacrosanct.
Lyft announced on Monday that it would be offering services in Toronto in time for the holiday season.
Under a deal announced on Tuesdaу, the new owner of the 65-storу Trump International Hotel and Tower, a troubled propertу that had become the scene of occasional anti-Trump protests in Canada’s largest citу, will erase the president’s name from the building.