After 11 years of bringing you local reporting, the team behind the Vancouver Observer has moved on to Canada's National Observer. You can follow Vancouver culture reporting over there from now on. Thank you for all your support over the years!

Toronto man charged ahead of G20 gets bail; had been jailed since last June

TORONTO - A Toronto man charged just days before the G20 summit last June has been granted bail.

Byron Sonne was charged with weapons and explosives offences and has been in custody since his June 22 arrest.

Four of the charges were later dropped.

Sonne, 38, is still facing a charge of possession of materials used to make explosives and counselling mischief.

Earlier this year, explosives and weapons charges against Sonne's wife were dropped.

Read More:

More in Canada

The joy of giving

Science is now providing the evidence for what we have long held to be true: that it is better to give than to receive.

Amazing photos of September in Vancouver

Take a look back at September captured through the lenses of our VO Flickr Pool contributors.

A young Iranian helps Syrian refugees adjust to Canada

A young Iranian, himself, new to Canada reaches out to help Syrian refugees settle here. But with the war in Syria, tensions between Iranians and Syrians are rising. How will he succeed?
Speak up about this article on Facebook or Twitter. Do this by liking Vancouver Observer on Facebook or following us @Vanobserver on Twitter. We'd love to hear from you.