Joe Fiorito writes for the Toronto Star. He is also the author of five books, most recently Union Station: Love, Madness, Sex and Survival on the Streets of New Toronto (McClelland & Stewart). He won the National Newspaper Award for columns in 1995, and his novel The Song Beneath the Ice won the City of Toronto Book Award in 2003.
Some four hundred people have jumped off the Bloor Street Viaduct since it was built in 1919, or roughly one every three weeks—if you're keeping ghoulish score. more
"8:10 pm: If you aren't doing it by now on Friday night, you won't do it at all." Roadside observations from Victoria and Queen in Toronto. This is Part Two in our series. more