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Caribbean Carnival triumphantly returns to Toronto streets – Toronto
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Caribbean Carnival triumphantly returns to Toronto streets – Toronto

For Natasha Pierre, the colours and costumes of Toronto’s Caribbean Carnival represent long-awaited freedom following years of pandemic restrictions and cancellations. “The costumes are freedom, this is freedom through two years of rough pandemic,” she told Global News. “So let’s celebrate again.”The costumes and festivities from the Caribbean Carnival are back on Lake Shore Boulevard West after a two-year hiatus.The 2022 celebration, attended by thousands of party-goers, marks the 55th such event. It is one of many festivals that have returned this summer, including The Taste of Little Italy and Pride. Read more: List of road closures in Toronto over August long weekend as Caribbean Carnival returns Toronto Mayor John Tory said the event is an important par...
Conflict of interest complaint over ActiveTO vote lodged against Toronto Mayor John Tory – Toronto
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Conflict of interest complaint over ActiveTO vote lodged against Toronto Mayor John Tory – Toronto

Toronto Mayor John Tory faces the possibility of an integrity commissioner investigation on the eve of the city’s upcoming municipal election. A complaint, submitted by a community activist, alleges Tory has a conflict of interest over his ties to Rogers Communications and a council decision to end regular ActiveTO road closures on Lake Shore Boulevard West.Tory’s office told Global News they had not received any communication from the city’s integrity commissioner and said the mayor did not have a conflict.The story was first reported in the Toronto Star on Tuesday. Read more: Toronto ending regular ActiveTO waterfront road closures The complaint, submitted by activist Adam Chaleff, alleges Tory was in conflict of interest over Lake Shore Boulevard West clo...