Errol Nazareth

Errol has been playing professionally with words for over 20 years. He is a regular music commentator on Metro Morning and host of Big City Small World. Errol has also hosted several national shows on CBC Radio, discussing music trends on Sounds Like Canada, The Arts Tonight, Bandwidth, Global Village and Definitely Not The Opera. He has written for many Toronto publications and now teaches a media writing course at Centennial College. Errol is a proud East Ender, where he has lived for over 2 decades.

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As La Carnita patio comes down, city should focus on 'animating' public spaces, Joe Cressy says

Now that La Carnita has taken down its patio at its John Street location, one city councillor says it’s time for city hall to “defend public access” to every privately owned, publicly accessible space, or POPS, in the city.

Tragically Hip fever takes over Toronto

There’s a good chance these lyrics from The Tragically Hip song Done and Done, resonated with everyone who packed the Air Canada Centre Wednesday to see the Kingston quartet: “Done and done, night accomplished. If I had a wish, I’d wish for more of this.”

'We're flabbergasted!': Residents of west-end community oppose closing 12 Division

Larry Colle is “flabbergasted” that a task force wants to shutter what he calls “a model of community policing.” He's one of several residents who attended a community meeting Tuesday night with Chief Mark Saunders and Toronto Police Services Board Chair Andy Pringle.

Blazing heat burning shoe soles on Toronto's turf fields

It’s so hot that some amateur soccer players say artificial turf is melting the bottoms of their shoes.

Tragically Hip tour: Ahead By A Century lyrics adorn Gord Downie's shoes

The Tragically Hip play Wednesday, Friday and Sunday in Toronto. But what you won't see are some of the lyrics to Ahead By A Century, the band's highest-charting single in Canada, etched on the bottom of Gord Downie's shoes.

Police say Adam Colucci, 35, killed in Vaughan hit and run Monday night

Police have identified a 35-year-old man who was killed following a hit-and-run in Vaughan late Monday.

New Toronto program teaches young women how to skateboard

The city and The Chill Foundation joined forces this summer to give young women the opportunity to learn to skateboard in an environment they feel comfortable in.

Residents want car2go to stop taking parking spots on their streets

Residents in some Toronto neighbourhoods want to put a stop to car2go vehicles taking parking places.

Former gang leader turned fitness instructor shot in Christie Pits was targeted: lawyer

A former gang leader who was shot while conducting a fitness class at Toronto's Christie Pits Park on Saturday morning was targeted, his lawyer believes.

Breakfast at Jim's: Legendary east end diner has served up its last western

After serving "the best westerns" in Toronto for more than 50 years, Jim's Restaurant, a Leslieville landmark, closed Saturday to the dismay of many regulars.

Police search for suspect after shooting at fitness class in Christie Pits Park

A shooting at an outdoor fitness class in Christie Pits park has left one man in life-threatening condition and another with minor injuries early Saturday, Toronto paramedics say.

Developer cuts down 30 mature trees, city says no permit was issued

Heather Cassels was in disbelief while cycling down Bayview Avenue south of York Mills Road last Thursday when she saw that workers were cutting down a grove of trees near her home.

Ontario police watchdog to review use of strip searches

A Toronto lawyer who says he “saw first-hand how abuse happens” is welcoming news that Ontario’s police watchdog is planning on reviewing police strip searches.

'This little guy is really cute': Ludwig the robot designed to help Alzheimer's patients

University of Toronto researchers unveiled a talking, walking robot on Tuesday — a new tool his creators feel could be the future of treatment for Alzheimer's and dementia patients.

'Cruel and inhumane': Judge to rule in case of London, Ont., boy locked in bedroom for nearly 2 years

A judge will decide whether jail time is appropriate for a couple who kept their nephew locked in a bedroom in London, Ont., for nearly two years.