Here are 10 things you didn't know about Toronto's various Chinatowns.
Toronto's rats the same ones found in almost every corner of the world. An aggressively invasive species that likely originated in Asia, the Brown rat is everywhere except the high Arctic and, strangely, Alberta (thanks to its geography, the province is almost entirely surrounded by natural rat barriers, like mountains and prairie.)
1954 was a particularly big year: The provincial act that created Metropolitan Toronto, the now defunct senior level of government, took effect in January, Toronto opened its subway in March, Marilyn Bell became the first person to swim across Lake Ontario in September, and Hurricane Hazel caused widespread destruction in October.
In short, the 1950s were an exciting time. Here's a look at the decade in photos.
According to the Star, the current ridership of the bus is 4,500 daily. With a desire to double that number, the TTC will wrap the vehicles with travel-themed graphics and add the service to the official route map that appears on subway vehicles.
Here's what it all looked like through the cameras of our Instagram followers.
As forecast, the snow began falling in the early hours of this morning, with about two to four cms on the roads by 7 am. Environment Canada issued a special weather statement for a large swath of Southern Ontario, calling for a total of 10 cms by the evening and potentially setting the stage for a rough trip home, too.