Oscars live blog: The 2014 Academy Awards
Mar 3, 2014Reporters from 680News, Entertainment City and The Hollywood Reporter are partnering up to provide Oscars content in real-time, including red carpet moments and fashion, analysis of the show and updates on the winners, losers and reaction. Entertainment reporter Eva Fragiskatos will cover the red carpet fashion, film critic Leslie James, news reporter Momin Qureshi and Co-Host of Breakfast Television in Vancouver, Riaz Meghi will provide colour commentary throughout the entire show itself.
Rob Ford and city hall: What's next?
Nov 20, 2013Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has had so many gaffes lately, it's hard to keep track of them all. Join political specialist John Stall in this discussion as he answers your questions. Find out what it's been like to cover the story and what Stall thinks will happen next. Ask your question now and join us on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 9:30 a.m. for the live chat.
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2013 live blog
Oct 6, 2013Real-time coverage of the 2013 Scotiabank Nuit Blanche all-night arts party taking place downtown Toronto Oct. 5-6.
CityNews reporter Stella Acquisto, Alun O'Brien and Showwei Chu will be live-blogging their experiences and observations until sunrise.
U.S. Government shutdown begins, Obamacare starts
Oct 1, 2013 - 3:31 PM ESTCongress failed to agree on a spending bill Monday, sending the U.S. government into a shutdown for the first time in 17 years. The shutdown isn't stopping the launch of Obamacare, which is going live the same day the government is shutting down.
Real-time coverage of the historic decision from Digital First Media on the shutdown and the launch of Obamacare.
CityNews Toronto real-time weather
6:41 PM ESTReal-time weather reporting from CityNews meteorologists and weather specialists. Join the conversation using the hashtag #Citywx and #CityStorm.
Ontario Press Council hearings: Live Blog
Sep 9, 2013The Ontario Press Council will hold two separate hearings on Mon. Sep. 9 to investigate complaints that the Toronto Star and The Globe and Mail reported on the Ford family in an irresponsible, unethical manner. The Globe and Mail will defend its use of anonymous sources for an investigative piece by Greg McArthur and Shannon Kari that looked into Mayor Rob Ford’s family's alleged drug dealings. The Star has been called to respond to complaints about an article the newspaper ran about a video that allegedly showed Ford smoking crack. That article was written by city hall reporter Robyn Doolittle and investigative reporter Kevin Donovan.
Tamara Baluja, the associate editor of J-Source, The Canadian Journalism Project, will be live blogging starting at 10 a.m. on Mon. Sep. 9.
Pope Francis in Brazil
Jul 25, 2013A team of journalists from The Associated Press will be with Pope Francis as he travels to Rio de Janeiro for his first foreign trip as pontiff. The AP will have behind-the-scenes analysis, play-by-play coverage of the pope's public schedule, including masses and visits to smaller communities as well as commentary from our in-house experts.
Following hashtag LacMegantic on Twitter
Jul 7, 2013 - 12:15 PM ESTA derailment of a 73-car train carrying crude oil on Saturday has killed at least five people and some 40 others are still missing in Lac Megantic, Que., police say.
Junos 2013: Live coverage
Apr 21, 2013The 2013 Juno Awards celebrate Canadian music. The ceremony, hosted by Michael Bublé, will be in Regina, Saskatchewan, on Sunday April 21 at 8 p.m. ET.
Follow along for live coverage from music reporter Rudy Blair on Sunday night at 7 p.m.
Tracking hashtag #EarthHour on Twitter
Mar 23, 2013Toronto Hydro is tweeting updates during Earth Hour to show how the city is doing during the global climate change initiative. The campaign was started by World Wildlife Fund of Canada in 2007.
The new pope: live blog
Mar 24, 2013As the cardinals prepare to choose a new leader for the Catholic Church, follow along as we track tweets using related hashtags. The blog also tracks tweets from various cardinals across the world as well as tweets from the Toronto archdiocese. To participate, use the hashtag #conclave on Twitter.
The new pope: live blog
Mar 11, 2013As the cardinals prepare to choose a new leader for the Catholic Church, follow along as we track tweets using related hashtags. The blog also tracks tweets from various cardinals across the world as well as tweets from the Toronto archdiocese. To participate, use the hashtag #vatican on Twitter.
Oscars 2013: Live from L.A.
Feb 25, 2013Our group of entertainment reporters live blogged every detail of the show. Riaz Meghji was live from the red carpet in L.A. with photos and quotes. Film critic Leslie James reported on all the winners and reaction. Gloria Martin had the show spectacle: the jokes, gaffes and performances. Eva Fragiskatos looked at the fashion and Mohit Rajhans previewed every category and reacted to the winners/losers.
Live coverage of the Argos Grey Cup victory parade
Nov 27, 2012 - 11:00 AM ESTFans will get the chance to celebrate the Toronto Argonauts’ Grey Cup win when the team parades through the downtown, beginning at 11:30 a.m.at Wellington & Yonge streets and winding up at Nathan Phillips Square
Live blog: 100th Grey Cup takes over Toronto
Nov 26, 2012The Toronto Argos play the Calgary Stampeders for the trophy on Sunday at Rogers Centre and our reporters are covering all of the festivities, including pre-and-post game celebrations.
Blue Jays/Marlin trade
Nov 14, 2012The Toronto Blue Jays and the Miami Marlins completed a blockbuster trade Tuesday night, according to multiple reports. The deal has been agreed to in principle, and is now pending league approval. Mike Wilner, a Blue Jays broadcaster and host of The JaysTalk along the Blue Jays Radio Network, will answer your questions.
U.S. Presidential Election Live Blog
Nov 7, 2012 680News political specialist John Stall as well as reporters from The Boston Globe and Boston.com are reporting in real-time on the 2012 U.S. presidential election.
Citytv's Mike Yawney Live at Apple's iPad Event
Oct 23, 2012Technology specialist Mike Yawney reports live from Apple's latest product-announcement event at the California Theatre in San Jose, set to begin Oct. 23 around 1 p.m. ET. His reports will begin at noon ET.
Mayor Rob Ford's conflict of interest court appearance
Sep 6, 2012 - 11:20 AM ESTLive tweets from CityNews reporter Cynthia Mulligan and 680News reporter Charlene Close of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's testimony over allegations he spoke and voted on a matter in which he had a financial interest. If found guilty of violating the Municipal Conflict of Interest act, Ford could be ousted from office and barred from running for city council for seven years.
Rogers personalities' tweets from #TIFF12
Sep 16, 2012Reporters from Citytv, 680News, Maclean's, Hello!, KiSS 92.5 and more are tweeting live from the Toronto International Film Festival's red carpets, galas, parties and premieres.
London 2012: Live coverage
Aug 12, 2012Reporter Carl Hanstke is in London, England, covering the London 2012 Olympic Games. He will be focusing on stories and issues around London 2012, such as Canadian angles, security, transportation, as well as the Opening and Closing ceremonies.
Toronto Under Fire live chat
Jul 19, 2012We moderated a live chat discussing the recent spate of gun violence in Toronto alongside our special Toronto Under Fire broadcast on Citytv, CityNews Channel and 680News.
Jul 17, 2012 - 11:37 AM ESTTracking the hashtag #danzigshooting on Twitter
Live coverage: MMVAs
Jun 17, 2012Follow music reporter Rudy Blair's tweets about the MMVAs here, Sunday June 17, 5 p.m. until midnight.
Live chat: Gardening
May 2, 2012Now that the warm weather is approaching, 680News' gardening specialist Mark Cullen will answer all your questions about the early planting season. He'll answer your questions in a live online chat Wednesday May 2 at noon. Submit your questions now by clicking on "COMMENT NOW" below.
Live chat: Calgary election
Apr 23, 2012Before the votes are counted, 660News political blogger Dominic Terry will be online taking questions and comments about the election campaign, as Albertans choose what the future of the province will look like. Will the Wildrose form its first government? Can the Tories keep their grasp on power? Or will we see a minority government? Which one of the NDP, Liberals or Alberta Party hold the balance of power? Have your say; join Dominic on Monday from 5 -7 p.m. here.
TTC town hall: March 29
Mar 30, 2012The TTC is holding a town hall on March 29 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at York University's Keele campus. People are encouraged to come out to ask questions and offer suggestions. The TTC will be following up with tweets after the meeting with the hashtag #TTCtownhall.
680News live news blog
Sep 5, 2012680News is experiencing technical difficulties. We'll use this page in the interim to publish breaking news.
Mar 27, 2012We will have in-depth coverage and analysis of the 2012 provincial budget with political affairs specialist John Stall and reporter Kevin Misener. You can also post your comments and reaction using hashtag #ONpoli.
NDP Leadership Race
Mar 25, 2012Parliament Hill reporter Cormac MacSweeney is covering the NDP leadership race live. Follow his updates below.
Human remains found in Toronto: an update from police
Mar 9, 2012Toronto police will be holding a news conference at 1 p.m. Friday to provide an update on the human remains found last week in a wooded area in the Don Valley Golf Course near Yonge Street and Highway 401. Reporters Irene Preklet and Melanie Ng will be reporting live from the news conference, their tweets will appear below.
Feb 27, 2012The glitz, the glamour. The golden statue! What do you think of tonight's show? Participate in the discussion by clicking "COMMENT NOW" below. If you are on Twitter, use #alloscars and your tweets will appear below.
Live at the Grammys
Feb 12, 2012680News music reporter Rudy Blair & KiSS 92.5's Taylor Kaye are at the Staples Center in L.A. and live tweeting from music's biggest night.
LIVE BLOG: Toronto Labour Dispute
Feb 5, 2012 - 5:04 PM ESTReal-time coverage from the CityNews and 680News newsrooms of the Toronto labour dispute between the city and its outside workers.
Live chat: Randy Bachman
Nov 18, 2011Iconic Canadian musician Randy Bachman will be at 680News on Friday, Nov. 18, answering your questions in a live online chat from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Live chat: Howie D.
Nov 16, 2011Backstreet Boys band member Howie Dorough (Howie D.) released his new solo CD on Nov. 15, entitled, "Back to Me." He will be at 680News on Wednesday, Nov. 16, answering your questions in a live online chat from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
OccupyToronto Live Blog
Oct 15, 2011A live blog updating events from the Oct. 15 protest in downtown Toronto, featuring reports, tweets and viewer comments.
24-hour video game event: Live coverage
Oct 16, 2011680News video game specialist Momin Qureshi and his co-hosts from Sportsnet 590 The FAN's video game show "Got Game" are playing video games for 24 hours to raise money for the Sick Kids Foundation. Follow their updates below, Saturday 10 a.m. until Sunday at 10 a.m.
Ontario election: live help desk
Oct 6, 2011Have questions about how to vote? Or the party platforms? Ask any election-related question here and 680News.com will answer in real time. Click on "COMMENT NOW" below.
Ontario election: live coverage from Ottawa
Oct 6, 2011Participate in the election discussion by tweeting using the hashtag #voteottawa and your tweets will appear here. 1310News reporters will be providing live updates here as well.
Ontario election: live coverage from Toronto and the 905
Oct 7, 2011Participate in the election discussion by tweeting using the hashtag #voteoct6 and your tweets will appear here. Reporters will be providing live updates here. John Stall will provide analysis, Charlene Close reporting from the 905 and Irene Preklet from the 416. Follow their reports here and participate in the discussion.
Ontario election: live coverage from main campaign offices
Oct 7, 2011Participate in the election discussion by tweeting using the hashtag #voteoct6 and your tweets will appear here. Reporters Kevin Misener, Sherry Morley and Cormac MacSweeney will be reporting live from the main leaders' campaign headquarters. Follow their report here and participate in the discussion.
Ontario leaders debate
Sep 27, 2011The only televised provincial leaders' debate is set for Tuesday -- from 6:30 to 8 p.m. ET. Political specialist John Stall will be reporting live.