April 23, 2018 6:56 pm
Updated: April 23, 2018 8:23 pm

Canadian celebrities react to Toronto van attack


Canadian television, radio and sports personalities took to Twitter today to express their heartfelt condolences for the victims in the Toronto van attack.

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Sending out expressions of thoughts, love and prayers, some included #TorontoStrong in their sentiments, a nod to the hashtag that trended (and continues to trend) in memory of the Humboldt Broncos crash in Saskatchewan.

At approximately 1:30 p.m. today, a white Ryder van drove erratically, both on the road and on the sidewalk, along Yonge Street between Finch Avenue and Sheppard Avenue, killing 10 and injuring 15 more.

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As people in Toronto and around the world absorbed the news, processing the gravity of the event, many took to social media to express their sympathies and incredulity, as well as pay homage to a city loved by all.

Global News is following the Toronto van attack story and will continue to update it as more information is made available.

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