The latest victim of the North York van attack to be identified was a single mother from Sri Lanka who had just finished her first day of work at a nearby high school’s cafeteria when she was struck and killed.
Premier Kathleen Wynne says that the province remains willing to provide whatever “extra resources” may be needed by Toronto police in the wake of Monday’s deadly van attack, though she says that no formal request has been made.
It could take days to confirm the identities of 10 people killed in a van attack in northern Toronto that left 14 others injured, Ontario's chief coroner said as a forensics team sought records and information to assist in the grim task.
Monday's deadly rental van rampage in Toronto shows how quickly a vehicle can be turned into a weapon, but rental agencies are finding few clear options to prevent their property from involvement in such violent acts.
Mass-casualty disasters like Monday's deadly van attack that sent 10 of the victims to one Toronto hospital are a relatively rare occurrence in Canada. So how do hospitals and their staff prepare for that moment when a Code Orange alerts them to expect a sudden influx of often critically injured patients?
A Facebook post that touts an “Incel Rebellion” and makes reference to a deadly rampage in California nearly four years ago appears to have been posted to an account belonging to Alek Minassian prior to Monday’s van attack on Yonge Street, a spokesperson for the site has confirmed.
The makeshift memorial has been set up along the typically busy street, near Finch Avenue, steps away from where a man in a white rental van mounted a curb and slammed into unsuspecting pedestrians.
The Toronto Blue Jays honoured the victims of Monday's deadly van attack, and the first responders who rushed to the scene of the tragedy, with a brief tribute before Tuesday night's game against the Boston Red Sox.
The president of Toronto's police union says an officer's actions in arresting a suspect in Monday's deadly van attack without firing a single shot was "one shining moment" in an otherwise horrific day.