Canadians across the country respond to Toronto van attack

Shawn Mendes: “All my love to Toronto: Heartbreaking.”

April 24, 2018

The devastating van attack in Toronto yesterday has left many in shock, and although the tragedy of the events may have raised feelings of uncertainty and grief for both the victims and city that it affected, it also highlighted that all of the city’s residents, both past and present, have each other’s backs through this hard time.

Here are some of the city’s major figures showing their support after yesterday’s events:

Our thoughts continue to be with all those affected by yesterday’s tragedy and we hope that Toronto continues to remain strong and supportive of one another during this difficult time. If you are a Toronto resident looking for ways to lend a helping hand, Sunnybrook Hospital has issued a call for blood donors; visit for more information. There is also a GoFundMe that has been created to help raise money to cover funeral costs for victims who lost their lives and a crowdfunding project by Islamic Relief Canada, with all donations going toward helping the families of those affected.

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