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Hopes dashed for former GE Peterborough workers after review of cancer claims
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:28:23 +0200
GE Peterborough retirees call for overhaul of how province’s compensation board treats occupational diseases
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‘Selfless’ teen hero mourned by friends and family at funeral
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:27:51 +0200
Kyle Howard-Muthulingam, 16, died Friday, Aug. 10, after jumping into the water to help rescue a mother and child in distress at Woodbine Beach.
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Man arrested after double stabbing in Etobicoke
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:27:44 +0200
An 82-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene, and a 32-year-old woman is in hospital with life-threatening injuries.
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Toronto police search for suspect after midday carjacking in Scarborough
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 21:45:29 +0200
Police say a woman in her 30s was standing near her car when she was approached by a man who demanded she give him her keys. The man then allegedly took her keys and drove off in her vehicle, a grey 2014 Toyota Camry.
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Painter Mary Pratt found intimacy in everyday objects
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 21:00:00 +0200
From eggshells to plastic wrap, Mary Pratt made us see the beauty all around us, writes Murray Whyte.
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Migrant spouse of pregnant woman detained on way to hospital
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 20:31:34 +0200
Maria del Carmen Venegas’s husband has reportedly lived in the U.S. for 12 years without legal authorization and was taken by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents after saying that he left his ID at home.
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U.S. report reveals several priests accused of sexual assaults in Canada
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:06:27 +0200
Several Pennsylvania priests accused of sex abuse sent to GTA facility for treatment for “sexual disorders”
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Canadians react to death of former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 18:57:27 +0200
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed his condolences on social media by saying the 80-year-old Annan made the world a better place.
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Two in hospital following stabbing in downtown Toronto
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 18:03:26 +0200
Police located and arrested two suspects a short distance away from where the stabbing took place.
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Tony Wong: Crazy Rich Asians doesn’t break stereotypes, it reinforces them
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:30:00 +0200
Crazy Rich Asians is being hailed as a chance for Asians to determine their own narrative in Hollywood. But the takeaway is that Asians are rich, crass and they’ll likely drive up your property values, writes Tony Wong.
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Crazy Rich Asians doesn’t break stereotypes, it reinforces them
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:30:00 +0200
Crazy Rich Asians is being hailed as a chance for Asians to determine their own narrative in Hollywood. But the takeaway is that Asians are rich, crass and they’ll likely drive up your property values, writes Tony Wong.
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Madhur Jaffrey is one of our last great culinary idols — just don’t call her a chef
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 15:30:00 +0200
As “the Julia Child of Indian cookery” turns 85, Shinan Govani pays tribute to her astounding career as an actor and so-called home cook.
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Cyclist killed after being run over by cement mixer in Hamilton
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 15:00:51 +0200
Police say a 77-year-old cyclist was killed in the crash in the intersection of King and Queen streets.
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St. George Station resumes service after evacuation and lockdown over unconfirmed bomb threat
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 04:52:17 +0200
TTC service was impacted on line 1 and 2. Police deem area safe after unconfirmed bomb threat at St. George.
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Police respond to unconfirmed bomb threat at St. George Station
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 04:52:17 +0200
TTC service is impacted on Line 1 and 2 while police investigate an unconfirmed bomb threat at St. George Station. The station has been evacuated and is on lockdown.
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U.S. regulator approves Canadian purchase of Trans Mountain pipeline
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 03:11:15 +0200
Kinder Morgan and the federal finance ministry confirm the controversial $4.5-billion sale has passed a major legal hurdle.
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Law society triggers hearing into Diamond & Diamond’s marketing, client referrals
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 01:51:00 +0200
Diamond’s lawyer told the Star he expects his client will be vindicated and that a Law Society of Ontario investigation represents Diamond and his firm “unfairly and incorrectly.”
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Toronto’s red light cameras catch a record number of red light runners in 2017
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 01:20:26 +0200
The 60,484 charges laid last year were almost double those laid in 2016 and the most in a decade, city’s records show.
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What’s at stake in the U.S. midterm elections? Key questions answered
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 01:20:13 +0200
The vote on Nov. 6 will mark a turning point in Donald Trump’s presidency.
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Martin Regg Cohn: Doug Ford gives away the store on cannabis
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:11:14 +0200
Ontario’s most experienced distributor of restricted substances has been dealt out of the equation despite its experience and reliability, Martin Regg Cohn writes.
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Canada’s most storied pot felon ponders legalization
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:02:12 +0200
Nobody took bigger chances or paid a heavier price for it than Robert “Rosie” Rowbotham. He shares his thoughts on the past — and looks to the future.
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Campaign issues expected to dominate Liberal cabinet retreat
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 23:36:26 +0200
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his team will take a hard look at policies on immigration, trade and the environment as they set a course for the year leading up to the next federal election.
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Flooded walkways, subway service reopened after another night of flooding in Toronto
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:47:09 +0200
Environment Canada said people can expect even more torrential rains throughout the night with thunderstorms coming in from the west. The agency says rainfall is forecasted to exceed 50 mm in parts of the city.
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Flooded walkways at Union Station have now reopened, Line 3 subway service suspended
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:47:09 +0200
Environment Canada said people can expect even more torrential rains throughout the night with thunderstorms coming in from the west. The agency says rainfall is forecasted to exceed 50 mm in parts of the city.
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Law society triggers hearing into Diamond & Diamond’s marketing, client referrals
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 01:51:00 +0200
Diamond’s lawyer told the Star he expects his client will be vindicated and that a Law Society of Ontario investigation represents Diamond and his firm “unfairly and incorrectly.”
© The Star
Trump and Erdogan head down a Rocky road
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 20:00:00 +0200
The two would-be strongmen are facing off like aging boxers — regardless of the economic damage to America and Turkey, writes Tony Burman.
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Doug Ford’s request for council to address ‘guns and gangs’ at special meeting isn’t possible, city says
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 17:01:15 +0200
In an open letter Friday morning, Ford asks Tory to take decisive action against “deadliest gun-related homicide in years.”
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Who is protecting reality dating show contestants from themselves?
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 17:00:00 +0200
Married at First Sight and The Bachelorette are two of the more recent reality shows to hook up contestants with partners who have been charged with assault, stalking and fraud. The industry needs a wake-up call, writes Tony Wong.
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All lanes reopen on QEW after collision halts traffic
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:47:57 +0200
A traffic camera image of the scene appeared to show a vehicle on fire in the left lane.
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One lane reopens on QEW after collision halts traffic
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:47:57 +0200
Emergency crews are attending the scene.
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How high will they go? What cannabis legalization could look like in Alberta’s mountain towns
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 03:51:00 +0200
One pot advocate says Jasper’s free-market approach will ‘create a smorgasbord experience’ that will draw in more tourists.
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Safe injection sites save lives, advocates say. But Moss Park residents believe they're bringing other problems
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 03:40:52 +0200
Some downtown residents and city councillors say they’ve seen a spike in crime since supervised injection sites opened, and police statistics don’t capture the negative impact on their neighbourhoods.
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Vegandale brand offers $100,000 in commitment to Parkdale community
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 02:39:57 +0200
The vegan brand has been at odds with community members who accuse the business chain of attempting to change the community identity.
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Omarosa Manigault Newman releases tape of Lara Trump’s $15k-a-month job offer
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 02:29:50 +0200
The secret recording allegedly backs up her claim that President Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law offered her a $15,000-a-month contract in exchange for her silence.
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Tim Harper: Conservative eruptions are a gift for Justin Trudeau’s Liberals
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 02:24:50 +0200
Maxime Bernier is getting all the attention but Andrew Scheer’s problems go beyond his leadership rival, Tim Harper writes.
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Someone has been dumping dozens of empty Vaseline jars on a Calgary street for years. No one knows why
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:00:48 +0200
Residents near a stretch of 68th St. N.E. dubbed ‘Vaseline Alley’ are wondering who could possibly be using that much petroleum jelly — and what for.
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Saudi renters forced to leave Toronto face ‘legal nightmare’ over leases, advocate says
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:43:48 +0200
“They’re caught between an extremist government giving them one month to completely tear down their lives and a landlord,” said Geordie Dent, executive director of the Federation of Metro Tenants’ Associations.
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City’s legal team presents secret report to councillors on options for challenging ward cuts
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:35:48 +0200
In a report viewed by the Star, the city’s legal team also says it believes it is possible to hold a 25-ward election by Oct. 22, something that was previously in doubt.
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City’s legal team presents secret report to councillors on options for challenging province in court
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:35:48 +0200
In a report viewed by the Star, the city’s legal team also says it believes it is possible to hold a 25-ward election by Oct. 22, something that was previously in doubt.
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No ‘obvious path’ to fighting the province’s cut to council, City of Toronto legal team says
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:35:48 +0200
In a report viewed by the Star, the city’s legal team also says it believes it is possible to hold a 25-ward election by Oct. 22, something that was previously in doubt.
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Man wanted for allegedly assaulting Toronto Sun photographer at rally
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:07:03 +0200
Police have released a photo of a man wanted for allegedly assaulting a Sun photographer at Nathan Phillips Square on Saturday.
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Emma Teitel: So what if Justin Trudeau cries at work? That makes him human
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 23:45:47 +0200
The prime minister’s detractors accuse him of being overly emotional — at funerals, for instance. Their criticism says a great deal about how we expect male and female leaders to behave, Emma Teitel writes.
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High school teachers’ union vows to fight ‘dangerous’ sex-ed rollback
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:20:45 +0200
Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation joins elementary educators in denouncing Ford government’s “backward” plan to revert to curriculum introduced in 1998.
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Sarnia doctor ordered to pay nearly $700,000 over sexual assault
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:44:53 +0200
Dr. Syed Nasir Ali abandoned his appeal over his liability for the assault, but maintained that the amount of damages he had to pay was too high.
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Greens won’t run against NDP’s Jagmeet Singh in Burnaby South byelection, Elizabeth May says
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:35:43 +0200
In the race to replace MP Kennedy Stewart, who has resigned to run for mayor, the Greens will not compete out of ‘leader’s courtesy.’
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Tesla sues Ontario over cancelled electric vehicle rebates
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:21:43 +0200
Electric car maker Tesla Motors Canada ULC is suing the Ontario government, claiming it has been treated unfairly in the government's decision to cancel an electric vehicle rebate.
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Tesla sues Ontario, saying it was singled out during cancellation of electric vehicle rebates
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:21:43 +0200
Electric car maker Tesla Motors Canada ULC is suing the Ontario government, claiming it has been treated unfairly in the government's decision to cancel an electric vehicle rebate.
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Police investigating after video shows a man drop his pants and grab a woman mowing her lawn in Aurora
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:43:40 +0200
The video, released by police on Thursday, shows a man run up behind the woman as she mows her lawn. He then lowers his shorts and grabs her, pulling her toward him.
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Long-time CTV sportscaster Lance Brown among six journalists seeking city council seat in Durham
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:34:43 +0200
Candidates debate on whether name recognition helps their campaign.
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