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"22.10.2016 12:00:05" thestar.com More discussion about demeaning team names needed: Public Editor Blue Jays baseball may be done but the debate about offensive team names isn't over. Many readers don't realize that positions voiced in editorials have no bearing on the news side of the Star.
"22.10.2016 11:00:03" thestar.com Ottawa fails to address mental-health problems of indigenous people, says NDP “We're just repeating the '60s scoop. We're repeating the residential schools,” said Charlie Angus, the NDP critic for indigenous and northern affairs. Charlie Angus's comments follow the suicides of four young girls in northern Saskatchewan this month.
"22.10.2016 10:00:00" thestar.com City staff recommend against Toronto hosting Expo 2025 Lack of funding and construction timelines are major concerns in feasibility of hosting world fair City staff say Toronto should not host the estimated $1.9 billion Expo 2025, citing concerns over the lack of government funding and construction timelines for necessary infrastructure.
"22.10.2016 09:00:03" thestar.com Province warns cities against removing fluoride from water Mississauga MPP Bob Delaney says he'll push for changes to legislation to force municipalities to keep the water treatment used to prevent tooth decay. The province has put municipalities on notice that it doesn't support any move to remove fluoride from tap water.
"22.10.2016 08:00:03" thestar.com The Savvy Eater: Thai Kitchen coconut milk vs. Thai Kitchen lite coconut milk Pure coconut milk is fattening up your favourite Thai dishes! A simple switch to the light version will give you a third of the fat and calories and tastes just as good.
"22.10.2016 05:00:02" thestar.com Are the Maple Leafs learning from their losses? Or is goaltending the issue? Lots to talk about in this week's mailbag. The young Leafs are probably learning a lot more from losing than they would be from winning.
"22.10.2016 04:30:02" thestar.com City staff recommend against Toronto hosting Expo 2025 Lack of funding and construction timelines are major concerns in feasibility of hosting world fair Waterfront Toronto staff say it's “highly improbable that many major concurrent construction projects which are critical to hosting Expo ... can be successfully completed in time to host the event in 2025.”
"22.10.2016 03:52:06" thestar.com Gord Downie's Secret Path at Roy Thomson Hall triggers emotions Not a soul in the room was left untouched by the time the one-hour live performance wrapped up, perhaps including Gord himself. In sharing Secret Path, 'Gord's making his life count.' As Ben Rayner writes, not a soul in the room was left untouched by his performance at Roy Thomson Hall on Friday.
"22.10.2016 03:03:03" thestar.com Jared Sullinger could miss Raptors season opener, coach says Foot injury has kept Toronto's starting power forward out of the majority of training camp. Jared Sullinger's debut with the Toronto Raptors appears to be delayed.
"22.10.2016 02:30:03" thestar.com Spike in Nova Scotia opioid deaths raises fears of B.C.-style crisis The province is taking a proactive approach as the use of fentanyl spread east from British Columbia and Alberta. Seventy people died of opioid overdoses in Nova Scotia in the first eight months of 2016.
"22.10.2016 02:00:31" thestar.com Hydro consultants worked on Tory campaign Nick Kouvalis, Bob Richardson working on privatization plan for city-owned utility firm. Two political allies of Mayor John Tory are among consultants working with Toronto Hydro on issues related to a proposed privatization of the city-owned utility, the Star has learned.
"22.10.2016 01:30:02" thestar.com Tesla plans to get into ride-hailing and -sharing businesses Electric car maker announced, this week, that all of its cars would come equipped with hardware needed to drive themselves. Electric car maker Tesla Motors has plans to get into the ride-hailing and sharing businesses.
"22.10.2016 01:00:02" thestar.com Jim Beam strike ends in Kentucky with promise to expand "We can get back to being a family," says longtime Jim Beam employee. Fear not, Jim Beam is rolling off the production lines again.
"22.10.2016 00:30:04" thestar.com Republican Party shaken by Donald Trump's refusal to accept election results | Toronto Star The GOP braces for loss, indicating the candidate's need to concede if defeated Some Republicans have privately acknowledged that Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton could have a landslide victory.
"22.10.2016 00:12:17" thestar.com Dellen Millard applying for legal aid to fund upcoming murder trial defence Although an heir to a multi-million dollar company, Millard told court he cannot access his assets to hire lawyers. Convicted killer Dellen Millard intends to use legal aid to fund his defence in two upcoming murder trials.
"21.10.2016 23:30:04" thestar.com Wild Thing from Major League won't throw out first pitch at World Series There had been a movement by fans on social media for Charlie Sheen to throw the first pitch. Ricky "Wild Thing" Vaughn will have to stay in the bullpen during the World Series.
"21.10.2016 23:00:04" thestar.com Woman throws pumpkin seeds at Justin Trudeau to protest pipelines Earlier, the protester had been holding a banner reading “No New Pipelines." In Hamilton on Friday, a woman hurled pumpkin seeds at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, shouting, "Keep your promises!"
"21.10.2016 22:30:04" thestar.com Town names street after general, but misspells his name The Wansbrough family is trying to get things set right, but finding there's no easy way to fix the simple error. "Wansburgh Way" was named for Brigadier General Elgin McKinnon Wansbrough, a world war veteran. No one noticed it was spelled incorrectly.
"21.10.2016 22:00:03" thestar.com Ontario's deal with Quebec won't reduce cost of hydro bills Ontario spends $21 billion a year on electricity, so $10-million savings won't make a difference to people's bills. Ontario's new deal to buy electricity from Quebec won't shave a penny from hydro bills but will trim greenhouse gas emissions.
"21.10.2016 21:33:02" Timeline Photos Disapproval is at 77 per cent. http://on.thestar.com/2dvvVmE
"21.10.2016 21:00:02" thestar.com Internet disrupted in eastern Canada, U.S. as key firm gets hit by cyberattack Online disruption cropped up across the East Coast of the U.S., and in Canada, including in Toronto. Cyberattacks on a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted the availability of popular websites including Twitter and Spotify on Friday.
"21.10.2016 20:28:48" Are you seeing fall colours in your neighbourhood? Share your photo on social with the hashtag #StarWeather. Signs of autumn in the GTA Are you seeing fall colours in your neighbourhood? Share your photo on social with the hashtag #StarWeather.
"21.10.2016 20:03:02" thestar.com Who will die in The Walking Dead season 7 premiere? Season 6 ended with a cliffhanger. On Sunday we learn who gets bludgeoned by Negan's bat Lucille. Warning: Spoilers ahead.
"21.10.2016 19:03:02" thestar.com Parents raising babies as vegan are 'unfairly' stigmatized, say mothers Stories of vegan parents being arrested for malnourished children have made international news and its given parents, who safely raise babies as vegan, a bad rep. There's a right way and a wrong way to raise a baby on vegan food.
"21.10.2016 18:03:02" thestar.com 10 pedestrians were struck Thursday morning in Toronto. By evening, 8 more were hit 18 pedestrian accidents are almost three times the daily average, police say And it's going to be worse in November.
"21.10.2016 17:03:02" thestar.com Freeland walks out on Wallonia, EU officials after talks collapse over trade deal “I personally have worked very hard, but it is now evident to me — evident to Canada — that the European Union is incapable of reaching an agreement." 'I think it's impossible. We are returning home. At least I will see my three children tomorrow at our home,' the International Trade Minister says in statement.
"21.10.2016 16:03:03" thekit.ca Kanye rants onstage about Jay Z's response to Kim's robbery Kanye West wants his besties to be there for him, you know? “Don't call me, after the robbery, and say 'How you feelin?' You wanna know how I'm feelin? Come by the house," he said during a concert in Seattle.
"21.10.2016 15:33:03" thestar.com Weekend closures ahead for Gardiner, subway The Gardiner will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday till 5 a.m. Monday, and there will be no subway service on Line 1 between Finch and Lawrence stations. There's a rough weekend ahead for Toronto drivers.
"21.10.2016 15:00:03" Are you seeing fall colours in your neighbourhood? Share your photo on social with the hashtag #StarWeather. Signs of autumn in the GTA Are you seeing fall colours in your neighbourhood? Share your photo on social with the hashtag #StarWeather.
"21.10.2016 14:46:25" thestar.com Naked man arrested in Vancouver after breaking into home to cook eggs Police say the 35-year-old man also managed to damage the stove and microwave before a resident caught him. Another example of why you should lock your door.
"21.10.2016 14:03:02" thestar.com Supreme Court nominee criticized over ruling in sex assault case appeal Legal experts are criticizing a decision by Supreme Court of Canada nominee Malcolm Rowe to deny a new trial to a sexual assault complainant. Judge Malcolm Rowe denied a sex assault complainant a new trial despite specifics of complainant's sexual history being heard in court.
"21.10.2016 13:14:11" thestar.com Terminally ill Manitoba man will tattoo his body with your secrets Performance art piece/funeral includes marking secrets with up to 100 tattoos. Andrew Henderson is taking 100 secrets to the grave.
"21.10.2016 12:33:04" thestar.com Hillary Clinton crushes an “awkward” Donald Trump at Al Smith charity dinner “Whoever wrote Hillary's jokes for the #AlSmithDinner tonight should become our new Secretary of Jokes,” tweeted one viewer. "Donald looks at the Statue of Liberty and sees a four. Maybe a five if she removes the torch and tablet and changes her hair."
"21.10.2016 12:00:08" on.thestar.com Mother of four facing deportation issues plea to stay in Canada “If I leave here, I'm leaving my heart behind big time. This is my homeland,” said Fliss Cramman. After a recent drug conviction and incarceration, a 33-year-old mother of four discovered she is not a Canadian citizen. Now, the Canada Border Services Agency wants to deport her to the U.K.
"21.10.2016 11:30:08" on.thestar.com Toronto police spending set to drop in 2017 halting upward trend Mayor John Tory hails as “significant” TPS 2017 proposed budget coming in less than 2016 "This is the first police budget in the last eleven …that actually shows a reduction in the police service budget," Toronto Mayor John Tory said, after the board approved a $1.002 billion operating budget.
"21.10.2016 11:00:03" thestar.com Starbucks taps keg for new nitro cold brew Chain joins independent coffee houses in embracing this year's trend, which involves adding a shot of nitrogen to cold-brewed coffee. Ever wanted your coffee to look like a Guinness? Starbucks is adding nitrogen to their hot-selling cold brew.
"21.10.2016 10:30:03" thestar.com Trump crosses the final line of dishonour: Editorial By suggesting he may not accept the voters' will on election night, Donald Trump has violated a long American tradition. It's high time for those still clinging to Donald Trump's candidacy to cut him loose and save what's left of their party and their honour. #Editorial
"21.10.2016 10:00:03" thestar.com Pearson airport presses Ottawa to fix security backlogs Problem has attention of the PMO after Justin Trudeau's principal secretary took to social media to express frustration at recent lineups. Officials at Pearson International Airport are pressing Ottawa to cough up more funding to ease backlogs at security and customs checkpoints that have left thousands of air travellers fuming.
"21.10.2016 09:30:03" thestar.com Toronto police board approves request for proposals on bodycams The Toronto police board has approved a pricey second step in an ongoing examination of body-worn cameras. The Toronto police board has agreed to spend $500,000 on proposals to find the best, most affordable body-worn camera technology.
"21.10.2016 09:00:03" thestar.com Ferry breakdown highlights isolated reserve's urgent need for all-weather road The reserve's chief is calling for an immediate start to an all-weather road. When Shoal Lake 40 First Nation's ferry broke down three weeks ago it cut off the community entirely.
"21.10.2016 08:00:06" thestar.com Hosta collection brings colour to shade garden Pale yellows, deep greens and dusty blues form backdrop for creative hardscapes. Gene Waldowski and his wife Lois have used more than 120 varieties of hosta to create a shade-lover's delight at their home.
"21.10.2016 05:00:04" thestar.com Milwaukee cop who fatally shot black man now faces sexual assault charges Officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown has been charged with sexually assaulting a man two days after he fatally shot 23-year-old Sylville Smith. Dominique Heaggan-Brown, who sparked several nights of protest after killing a black man in August, was arrested Wednesday and charged with five counts of sexual misconduct.
"21.10.2016 04:30:03" thestar.com NHL program to help players after hockey Some players have started non-hockey careers, such as Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara getting his real estate licence. The NHL and NHLPA want players to plan for life after hockey long before they hang up their skates.
"21.10.2016 04:00:04" thestar.com Bullfighting ban in Catalonia voided by Spanish court Despite the ruling, Catalan politicians vow to keep "cruel" tradition out. The court found that Catalan lawmakers could not prohibit a practice that the justices said was enshrined in the cultural patrimony of the Spanish state.
"21.10.2016 03:30:57" thestar.com Clinton, Trump meet to trade jokes at Al Smith Dinner Clinton and Trump were participating in a traditional charity gala in New York. Major party nominees have attended since 1960. Donald Trump spoke first, beginning with self-deprecating comments about himself — "the truth is, I'm actually a modest person and modesty is perhaps my best quality, even better than my temperament."
"21.10.2016 02:57:22" thestar.com Young Leafs struggle to close out games: Feschuk The goals have come often, but the Leafs are more focused on wins. Despite another loss for the Leafs, we can at least say their games have been interesting, writes Dave Feschuk.
"21.10.2016 02:30:03" thestar.com Tesla says all new cars will have self-driving hardware Software won't be activated straight away, however, as company plans to conduct tests on a closed track. To make the system work, Tesla is equipping every new car with eight cameras to pull in visual data from around the car in 360 degrees.
"21.10.2016 02:00:10" thestar.com Toronto activist applauds U.K. move to pardon those convicted under past anti-gay laws British government has announced it will pardon thousands of gay and bisexual men convicted under long-repealed anti-gay laws. Dennis Findlay would like Canada to follow the example of Britain, which is issuing pardons to people convicted under long-repealed anti-gay laws.
"21.10.2016 01:30:03" thestar.com London Zoo gorilla drank 5L of juice during escape Western lowland silverback Gorilla, 'Kumbuka', who weights 185 kg and stands 7 feet tall, escaped from his enclosure on Oct. 13. When a gorilla escaped the London Zoo, panic ensued. Turns out, he just wanted juice.
"21.10.2016 00:59:12" thestar.com Republicans call Trump's refusal to endorse election outcome 'stupid,' 'frightening' | Toronto Star Trump's remarks at Wednesday's presidential debate were perhaps the most astonishing of his entire campaign. If Hillary Clinton is elected president, Donald Trump supporter Jim Moseley is buying extra ammunition and stocking up on canned goods, anticipating civil "war." Meanwhile, another Republican says Trump's debate comments delegitimize "the entire process
"21.10.2016 00:30:04" thestar.com Baby Jesus statue faces second beheading in downtown Sudbury Someone severed and stole the original stone head earlier this fall, and the terracotta replacement head has been turning heads. There's a new head on the Baby Jesus statue in downtown Sudbury, but it may soon be lopped off.
"21.10.2016 00:00:00" Sarah Jackson has spent the past 330 days walking across Canada Sarah Jackson is aiming to be the first woman to walk the entire TransCanada Trail from coast to coast. Why? Jackson says she doesn't have a specific cause beyond a spirit of self discovery and personal challenge. http://on.thestar.com/2enZNYf
"20.10.2016 23:30:03" thestar.com Windstream pushes to finish stalled wind farm in Ontario Queen's Park says it's weighing its options before approving $5.2 billion project near Kingston. The U.S. firm awarded $25 million in damages after the province stalled its Lake Ontario wind farm says it's hoping for an “amicable” solution allowing the $5.2 billion project to go ahead.
"20.10.2016 23:03:38" thestar.com Grieving mother urges more oversight for pharmacies that make errors Mississauga boy, 8, dies after drug mix-up, coroner's report finds Last March, Melissa Sheldrick gave her 8-year-old son Andrew his regular sleeping medication and put him to bed. He never woke up. A coroner's report has just revealed that Andrew was given the wrong medication in his prescription by their Mississauga
"20.10.2016 22:30:03" thestar.com Grade 10 literacy online test cancelled by EQAO due to technical problems First online version of the EQAO assessment cancelled after technical problems. Thousands of students across the province arrived at school Thursday geared up to take the Grade 10 literacy test, only to find the technology failed them.
"20.10.2016 22:00:03" thestar.com Hockey coach suspended for punishing peewee players with push-ups "The committee said it was not the right thing to do, and it was a punishment, and that's why they decided to suspend Mr. Isabella." Minor league coach Louis Isabella is suspended until May 2017 for forcing his team to do between 50 and 100 pushups after losing a game.
"20.10.2016 21:30:03" thestar.com Ten pedestrians struck by vehicles in Toronto on Thursday morning Injuries range from minor to more serious ones, some requiring hospital treatment. None were life-threatening. Toronto's morning rush-hour saw seven pedestrians struck by vehicles, with that number rising to 10 by noon, Toronto Paramedic Services say.
"20.10.2016 21:03:04" thestar.com Bigly? Deplorable? How the dictionary is being used to decode the U.S. election During this tense — and very vocal — election, we have been seeking out words online that catch us by the ears. Hombre and ombre are not the same thing.
"20.10.2016 20:03:04" thestar.com Maple Leafs' centennial tickets are visual treat for fans Not every game in the season can be special, but this year's Toronto Maple Leafs season tickets — honouring the team's centennial — are things of beauty. The Toronto Maple Leafs want you to keep your tickets after this season.
"20.10.2016 19:30:00" The vision for the Port Lands is the creation of an “urban island,” called Villiers Island, by rerouting the Don River.
Read more about it here: http://on.thestar.com/2dS0Evf
"20.10.2016 19:03:04" thestar.com Don't blame the media, blame Donald Trump: Teitel And without the media, dangerous blowhards like Donald Trump would continue to exist, but their “scandals” so many of us bemoan having to read about would cease to be scandals. They'd be far worse. They'd be secrets. Without media, dangerous people like Donald Trump would continue to crowd your newsfeeds, but would go largely unchecked, writes Emma Teitel.
"20.10.2016 18:33:03" thestar.com Two Toronto artists catch Mindy Kaling's eye Artwork of Maria Qamar and Babneet Lakhesar lands spot on sitcom's set. Two Toronto artists have joined The Mindy Project, sort of.
"20.10.2016 18:15:23" Are you seeing fall colours in your neighbourhood? Share your photo on social with the hashtag #StarWeather. Signs of autumn in Toronto Are you seeing fall colours in your neighbourhood? Share your photo on social with the hashtag #StarWeather.
"20.10.2016 18:00:04" thestar.com Toronto council calls for crackdown on tree removals The Format Group has paid more than $155,00 in fines and faces possible future penalties in provincial court. Publicity surrounding the clear-cut touched a nerve with many Torontonians.
"20.10.2016 17:33:02" thestar.com Port Lands flood protection cost rises to $1.25 billion The cost to flood protect the Port Lands has risen from $975 million to $1.25 billion. The cost to flood protect the Port Lands in eastern Toronto, transforming 715 acres into developable land, has risen from $975 million to $1.25 billion.
"20.10.2016 16:20:27" This Day in History: October 20th #ThrowbackThursday A look at Oct. 20 throughout history.
"20.10.2016 16:06:03" thestar.com Children need microbes — not antibiotics — to develop immunity, scientists say Hyper-hygienic environments can lead to chronic conditions Parents have taken the business of keeping clean way too far.
"20.10.2016 15:33:54" thestar.com If Trump was a critic, this is how he'd review books What if Donald Trump was a literary critic? That's the premise of this hashtag following Wednesday's debate. On Romeo and Juliet: “Romeo. What a low energy loser. Spent too much time on Juliet. Who is fat and not as hot as my daughter Ivanka. Believe me. #TrumpBookReport”
"20.10.2016 15:03:03" thestar.com Mississauga hurtles to new identity, away from sprawl Mississauga is embarking on a historic period of urban growth, with $45 billion of construction, much of it vertical, in the next 15 years As Mississauga evolves, people around the world are realizing there's nothing quite like it elsewhere in America.
"20.10.2016 14:07:26" Are you seeing fall colours in your neighbourhood? Share your photo on social with the hashtag #StarWeather. Signs of autumn in Toronto Are you seeing fall colours in your neighbourhood? Share your photo on social with the hashtag #StarWeather.
"20.10.2016 14:06:03" thestar.com Family says care home's 'neglect and abuse' caused father's death Lori Dekervor wants other families to join her lawsuit, alleging widespread neglect by nursing home chain Revera. The family of Arthur (Ross) Jones says he suffered from malnutrition and dehydration, and he fell repeatedly when he couldn't get help for simple tasks, like going to the washroom.
"20.10.2016 14:03:04" thestar.com Woman pranks Tinder dates by wearing a wedding dress British comedian Laura Bubble filmed a secret video to benefit the charity Stand Up to Cancer. She may have frightened a few people in the process. A surefire ways to terrify someone on a first date.
"20.10.2016 13:15:51" thestar.com You can now wear a "Nasty Woman" T-shirt after Trump remarks Plus, Donald Trump's refusal to say he'll accept the results of the election gives rise to shock and horror on social media. Planned Parenthood is receiving 50 per cent of the proceeds of this T-shirt.
"20.10.2016 12:36:03" thestar.com 'I am rooting for you.' How George H.W. Bush dealt with losing to Bill Clinton in 1992 After Donald Trump's refusal to say he'll concede if he loses on Election Day, a lesson on civility from two past presidents Take note, Donald Trump. This is how you lose.
"20.10.2016 12:11:18" thestar.com Donald Trump made 37 false claims in final debate Trump's lies range on topics from gun control and taxes to Daesh and sex assault allegations. Hillary Clinton made four false claims. Trump spoke for 35 minutes 41 seconds. That works out to him uttering a little more than one false claim per minute.
Hillary Clinton made four false claims in 41 minutes, 46 seconds of speaking, or less than one false claim every ten minutes.
"20.10.2016 11:16:40" thestar.com Trump refuses to say he will respect U.S. election results Hillary Clinton left Donald Trump sputtering in response to attacks on his stance on immigration, his treatment of women, and his relationship with Russia at the final presidential debate. “I will look at it at the time,” Trump said, adding, “I'll keep you in suspense.”
“That's horrifying,” Clinton responded.
"20.10.2016 11:00:03" thestar.com More than 202,000 new cancer cases expected in Canada in 2016 The Canadian Cancer Society released its 2016 cancer statistics Wednesday. An estimated 78,800 people will die from the disease.
"20.10.2016 10:00:04" thestar.com Toronto pizza joint offers U.S. election themed pies Diners can vote on whether they prefer The Hillary or The Donald. Guess what toppings represented The Donald and The Hillary.
"20.10.2016 09:00:02" thestar.com Toronto man fights $85 traffic ticket for 2 years Tanvir Islam, 34, has been fighting a stop-sign infraction that he says didn't happen. And he's in no mind to pay the fee Despite multiple requests for the Crown to disclose the video, which Tanvir Isam says have been made orally in court and in writing, no video has been produced.
"20.10.2016 08:00:03" thestar.com UFC slashes its Canadian operations, cuts Tom Wright December event in Toronto will go ahead, but new parent company aims to lay off 15 per cent of UFC staff. The move comes seven weeks before UFC 206, the organization's first Toronto event in more than three years.
"20.10.2016 04:00:04" thestar.com TFC re-signs young veteran Marky Delgado to multi-year deal Players like young midfielder crucial to TFC success, which needs to surround its three designated players with talented role players. "He's been a pro since he was 16, so his best years are still very much in front of him," Greg Vanney said Wednesday.
"20.10.2016 03:00:04" thestar.com One year on, Canadians have learned a lot about Trudeau In one example, Justin Trudeau has shown an ability to wear a black hat when the situation demands it, such as his unilateral plan for a price on carbon, taking a position sure to be unpopular with the premiers. No 1. He plays his cards close to his chest.
"20.10.2016 02:51:05" thestar.com How Game 5 unravelled for Blue Jays For the second straight season the Blue Jays fell short in the ALCS, this time losing 3-0 to Cleveland in Game 5. Here are five key moments from the demoralizing loss. Starting with Carrera's costly error.
"20.10.2016 02:00:03" thekit.ca Amanda Seyfried opens up about her struggles with OCD Amanda Seyfried explains why you won't find ovens or stoves in her guest house
"20.10.2016 01:00:51" I Ate This: Drake vs. Trailer Park Boys whisky Drake vs. Trailer Park Boys whisky. Which tastes better?
"20.10.2016 00:30:03" thestar.com Google's Pixel perfect plan The Pixel is really good as an Android smartphone, and great as a showcase for Google's software, and what can happen when the company tries to optimize both to work together. Sometimes, if you want to beat someone at their own game, you have to play by their rules.
"19.10.2016 23:30:03" thestar.com Canada Post wins Hamilton community mailbox dispute, court rules Ontario Court of Appeal ruled that the bylaw requiring Canada Post to obtain a $200 permit per site to install boxes on municipal land conflicts with federal legislation. The City of Hamilton, however, said it was “disappointed” and would be considering its options moving forward.
"19.10.2016 22:57:37" thestar.com Blue Jays eliminated from playoffs after loss to Cleveland in Game 5 of ALCS The Cleveland Indians have won the American League Championship Series with a 3-0 Game 5 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. "Back-to-back final 4's nothing to sneeze at" - Brendan Kennedy. We're proud of you Toronto Blue Jays.
"19.10.2016 22:30:02" thestar.com HPV-related oral cancer rises in men: Study Malignant tumours in the mouth and throat caused by HPV have risen dramatically among men. This year, almost 4,400 Canadian men and women will be diagnosed with an HPV cancer, including cervical, genital and anal cancers, and about 1,200 will die from their disease.
"19.10.2016 22:03:04" thestar.com Australia's most famous winery releases new 6-litre bottle — for $185,000 Just five Imperials of 2012 Penfolds Grange are being released globally, along with a hand-blown, hand-cut decanter. Only five bottles are being released globally.
"19.10.2016 21:32:00" thestar.com Taste autumn with these apple and cheddar tarts: Ricardo Make use of all those apples this season in this savoury, cheesy hors-d'oeuvre. Drowning in apples? Here's a tasty recipe for the leftovers, from Ricardo Cuisine.
"19.10.2016 20:00:03" thestar.com Why voters choose Trump against their own self interests: Mallick Historical essays help explain popularity of Republican leader despite his contempt for many of his voters Trumpians come in waves throughout history.
"19.10.2016 18:30:02" thestar.com Ontario moves election date to June 7, 2018 Fall elections and vote-counting machines to speed results part of electoral reforms proposed in Ontario That's 596 days away.
"19.10.2016 18:03:03" thestar.com Michelle Obama's political impact and post-White House future: Timson After delivering the two best speeches of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, Obama should take her time and think about what she wants next. What should Michelle Obama do with her considerable talents once the Obamas leave the White House?
"19.10.2016 16:32:57" Are you seeing fall colours in your neighbourhood? Share your photo on social with the hashtag #StarWeather. Signs of autumn in Toronto Are you seeing fall colours in your neighbourhood? Share your photo on social with the hashtag #StarWeather.
"19.10.2016 16:30:05" thestar.com Who is Chris Wallace? 5 things to know about the presidential debate moderator The Fox News journalist will moderate Wednesday night's presidential debate, and — surprise! — he's not a registered Republican. Wallace is the first-ever general-election debate moderator from Fox News.
"19.10.2016 15:33:03" thestar.com Trudeau, federal Liberals support still soaring year after election The prime minister celebrated his first year in office with a string of media interviews talking about what his government has done. It was a year ago today that Canadians headed to the polls and it's been a really long honeymoon.
"19.10.2016 15:00:44" Get your portrait on a coffee at Tokyo Smoke Get your portrait on a coffee at Tokyo Smoke.
Top-rated latte artist 'Barista Brian' grinds beans for your coffee by pedalling on a tricycle and, using a stir stick, draws your portrait in the milk foam.
"19.10.2016 14:03:04" thestar.com Why guys like Billy Bush usually get another shot Five rules history has taught us about celebs bouncing back from scandals No matter how sleazy someone is, the public is surprisingly forgiving.
"19.10.2016 13:26:18" Toronto Star Sports All the shades, all the facets, of Josh Donaldson — Most Vital Player.
#ICYMI a recap of last night's win against Cleveland: http://on.thestar.com/2egPMKG #ICYMI Donaldson breathed life into Blue Jays in Game 4.
"19.10.2016 13:03:03" thestar.com Toronto man detained after flying drone in Cuban square Chris Hughes says authorities believed he was a spy and kept him in a detention centre for nearly two weeks. "I had no clue whether I was going to be there for 13 days or 13 years," the man said.
"19.10.2016 12:49:40" Are you seeing fall colours in your neighbourhood? Share your photo on social with the hashtag #StarWeather. Signs of autumn in Toronto Are you seeing fall colours in your neighbourhood? Share your photo on social with the hashtag #StarWeather.
"19.10.2016 12:32:02" thestar.com Canada's wealthiest don't like the idea of a $15 federal minimum wage Such moves can hurt youth employment, warns U of T prof, but idea proves popular nationwide. The wealthiest — who don't need (an increased minimum wage) — object the most.
"19.10.2016 12:03:03" thestar.com Bosma's killer in a tangled financial web Dellen Millard claims he hasn't been able to get the funding to pay for lawyers due to ongoing civil court matters. Millard can't inherit his father's estate because he has yet to stand trial for his murder — but that's where the cash for his future legal fees may come from.
"19.10.2016 11:30:03" thestar.com Metrolinx not counting on Bombardier for new LRT lines Invitation to bidders suggests Hurontario project might get vehicles elsewhere. Metrolinx is seeking out other potential manufacturers for its Mississauga-Brampton line.
"19.10.2016 11:00:03" thestar.com Former MP Andrew Saxton, businessman Rick Peterson join Conservative leadership race Two more names were added to the list of Tory hopefuls — both from British Columbia. Andrew Saxton, Conservative MP for North Vancouver for seven years before losing his seat in the last election launched a campaign Tuesday to replace former prime minister Stephen Harper as party leader.
"19.10.2016 10:30:03" thestar.com How Blue Jays stayed alive to force Game 5 The Blue Jays staved off elimination with a season-saving 5-1 victory over Cleveland in Game 4. Here are five key moments from the win. From Donaldson to Sanchez ... This is #OurMoment.
"19.10.2016 10:00:02" thestar.com Wynne's Liberals feeling the heat for spending millions to launch hydro program Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault defended the measure, saying $21 million has been paid out in the last 10 months to 145,000 of the 500,000 families whose incomes make them eligible for credits of up to $75 a month. Ontario Energy Minister, Glenn Thibeault said advertising is necessary to make people aware of the hydro program and the $9 million for consultants was a one-time cost for elements including a computer system that connects with the Canada Revenue Agency.
"19.10.2016 09:00:03" thestar.com TTC 'stages' will give subway buskers a boost As part of a pilot project, the TTC is setting up decorative “stages” at four locations to draw attention to subway musicians. The stages will initially be set up at Bloor-Yonge, Main, Spadina, and Finch stations, but if the pilot is successful the TTC plans to mount them at additional locations.
"19.10.2016 08:00:03" thestar.com Reporter's groping story backed up, People magazine says People magazine posted a story Tuesday quoting six of Stoynoff's friends who confirmed the writer told them about the alleged attack soon after it happened. People magazine posted a story Tuesday quoting six of Natasha Stoynoff's friends who confirmed the writer told them about the alleged attack by Donald Trumop soon after it happened.
"19.10.2016 04:00:02" thestar.com Researchers warn against ghost pepper craze after man suffers hole in his esophagus Ghost peppers and other superhot peppers can provoke extreme bodily reactions when consumed. “Your body thinks it's going to die.”
"19.10.2016 03:00:02" thestar.com Common decency, not courts, should bring change to Cleveland's team: Keenan We need not wait for a judge's decision before we — as citizens and sports fans — move on from a hurtful name, writes Edward Keenan. When the Cleveland baseball team took the field in Toronto on Monday with the cartoonish “Chief Wahoo” logo emblazoned on their hats and arms, and the name “Indians” across their chests, it represented an ongoing loss for common decency.
"19.10.2016 02:30:02" thestar.com 'She whacked them, a lot of them, with a hammer': Donald Trump said 22 false things on Monday Trump added a bunch of false claims about voter fraud to his usual litany. Falsely said, “This is a rigged election, folks.” (It is not.)
"19.10.2016 02:00:52" Kia Nurse: Hamilton point guard taking talent to new heights Meet national team star Kia Nurse as she describes the euphoria of winning at the highest level of her sport. http://on.thestar.com/2dEygQd
"19.10.2016 02:00:03" thestar.com Advocates for minority Supreme Court judge disappointed by Trudeau's pick "It's another white male ... It's the exact thing we've been doing for years," said Koren Lightening-Earle, president of the Indigenous Bar Association. Scholars and aboriginal jurists had hoped Trudeau's new selection process might set aside the constitutional convention of regionally-based appointments, and focus on putting an aboriginal or black judge into the job.
"19.10.2016 01:00:03" thestar.com Ontario's love-hate relationship with green energy: Cohn The low hanging fruit has been harvested from those high tension transmission lines, and it doesn't amount to very much. When it comes to Ontario and energy planning, the wind doesn't blow when we need it, and blows when we don't, writes Martin Regg Cohn.
"19.10.2016 00:00:03" thestar.com Dwight Powell: Powering Canada onto the global basketball stage Power forward Dwight Powell says growing up in Toronto, he was inspired by the Toronto Raptors and Canadian icon Steve Nash. Toronto-born power forward Dwight Powell has brains and brawn.
"18.10.2016 23:27:24" thestar.com Blue Jays offence breaks slump to defeat Cleveland 5-1 in Game 4 The Blue Jays cut Cleveland's lead in the best-of-seven series to 3-1, with Game 5 set for tomorrow at Rogers Centre. It ain't over 'til it's over. #ourmoment
"18.10.2016 23:00:02" thestar.com Creepy clown decorations yanked from sale at Canadian Tire Last week, the company decided to pull the decorations from stores nationally amid an international wave of pranksters, and worse, dressing as clowns and disturbing strangers. The decision to remove the clown decorations from their stores nationally was made last week.
"18.10.2016 22:00:03" thestar.com A wildlife rehab centre confirms that cats are killers A 2013 study found cats kill at least 1.3 billion birds and 6.3 billion mammals every year in the United States. They're just doing what comes naturally to them.
"18.10.2016 21:00:03" thestar.com Lisa Thomaidis: National coach leading women's team into bright future National team coach Lisa Thomaidis shares her desire to empower girls to build a career through basketball. Lisa Thomaidis doesn't look back. It's always all about going forward.
"18.10.2016 21:00:03" thestar.com Ghosting is the reality of the modern dating world Ghosters and ghostees seem to agree that ignoring someone's calls and texts is a common but cowardly solution. Have you ever been ghosted by anyone?
"18.10.2016 20:00:02" thestar.com Canada's diversity model should be defended, not denounced: Hébert We can't fear the divisive debate it might spark. Canada should embrace rather than brace for a challenge to its immigration and integration model.
"18.10.2016 19:00:02" thestar.com I'm 43, and a stranger asked if I was retired: Ask Ellie Her comment has made me so depressed that I can't sleep or even enjoy life anymore. "Don't let a stranger's rude remarks affect your own self-image and confidence," writes Ellie Tesher.
"18.10.2016 18:00:46" Dwight Powell: True Power Toronto-born baller Dwight Powell wants to help Canada grow in stature on the global basketball stage. http://on.thestar.com/2dGM9Kx
"18.10.2016 17:04:03" thestar.com Circumstances (related to Bautista) spring up new nickname for Cleveland pitcher Cleveland is jesting at the cost of the Jays Cleveland's ace relief pitcher Andrew Miller has a new nickname.
"18.10.2016 16:03:02" thestar.com Blue Jays-Cleveland ALCS Game 4: Everything you need to know Aaron Sanchez takes the mound against Cleveland ace Corey Kluber as the Jays look to keep their season alive for another day. Let's go Blue Jays!
"18.10.2016 15:33:02" thestar.com Say it ain't so, Joe. Legendary Toronto bartender retiring Joe Gomes credited for Toronto's now vibrant cocktail scene. Longtime bartender of the Park Hyatt Roof Lounge, Joe Gomes, will be serving his last drinks at the bar on Oct. 28.
"18.10.2016 15:03:03" thestar.com What does this Trump billboard say in Arabic? The sign went up last weekend in Dearborn, Mich., an area with a high percentage of Arab Americans in a swing state. Translation: “Donald Trump can't read this, but he is scared of it.”
"18.10.2016 14:30:03" thestar.com Trump's lewd comments 'boy talk,' Melania Trump says Donald Trump's wife suggests that the women who have claimed in recent days that Trump made unwanted advances were attention-seekers making “damaging and unfair” accusations She says she has accepted her husband's apology and the couple is “moving on.”
"18.10.2016 14:03:03" thestar.com Stop seeing pets as an extension of yourself: Teitel Although there are various results, such as entering Halloween costume parades to overeating and underexercising, seeing pets as extensions of the self might not be a great idea, Emma Teitel writes. Anthropomorphism: Ascribing human qualities to animals.
"18.10.2016 13:32:03" thestar.com Summer-like temperatures in Toronto could smash a 53-year-old record When's the last time you were able to do your morning commute in a T-shirt and shorts in late October? Downside: you may not see autumn colours for a while.
"18.10.2016 13:02:40" Cyclist says his pool noodle makes Toronto streets safer for him This cyclist says attaching a pool noodle to his bike makes Toronto streets safer for him.
"18.10.2016 12:03:02" thestar.com At up to $20K per year, vast majority of Toronto parents can't afford daycare Half of Toronto parents would choose licensed child care if it was affordable, new study shows. Three-quarters of city families can't afford licensed child care.
"18.10.2016 11:30:03" thestar.com When it came to Cleveland, Toronto's bats went quiet: Arthur When it came to this series, the bats went quiet, and they were half-in, again. Trevor Bauer had to leave Game 3 because of a bloody finger. But Toronto is the one bleeding, writes Bruce Arthur.
"18.10.2016 11:00:02" thestar.com Toronto can't 'cut our way out' of budget woes, city manager warns Audience hears budgeting might have to get creative as more taxes and fees 'not yet acceptable' to council Toronto city manager Peter Wallace says he accepts city council has no appetite for raising residential property taxes or introducing revenue tools to help balance the books.
"18.10.2016 10:30:02" thestar.com Provinces urge Ottawa to reverse health funding cuts Canada's health ministers to meet Tuesday in Toronto. Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins says federal Tory changes to health-care funding will cost Ontario $400 million unless the Trudeau government reverses the decision.
"18.10.2016 10:00:02" thestar.com Ontario moves to cut time spent in segregation Fifteen – not 30 – days will be the new maximum, minister says The Ontario government is cutting the number of days in a row inmates can spend in segregation in half.
"18.10.2016 09:32:04" thestar.com You can now tour North Korea's capital by plane North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to give his people more modern and “cultured” ways to spend their leisure time. The flight offers a different perspective from anything tourists, and even most Pyongyang residents, had ever been able to get before.
"18.10.2016 09:00:48" Lisa Thomaidis: National coach leading women's team into brigh... National team coach Lisa Thomaidis has a desire to empower girls to build a career through basketball. http://on.thestar.com/2dEzWJE
"18.10.2016 08:00:03" thestar.com Wynne vows no sell-off of eHealth records system Premier Kathleen Wynne says her privatization czar is only looking at ways to improve eHealth Ontario, not sell off the electronic health records system. “There is no possibility of the sale or the commercial use of people's health information,” Wynne said, looking to ease concerns about her business guru's upcoming appraisal of eHealth.
"18.10.2016 05:30:03" thestar.com Man in Germany admits to listing baby daughter for sale on eBay The 28-year-old man, who listed his daughter for about $7,200 Canadian, told police that it was meant to be a joke. He listed his daughter for about $7,200 Canadian.
"18.10.2016 04:52:47" thestar.com Photos: Toronto falls to Cleveland in Game 3 Jays fans hoped for some home field advantage on Monday night, but instead found controversy for Cleveland, a big miss by Jose Bautista, and a bloody finger. Jays fans hoped for some home field advantage on Monday night, but instead found controversy for Cleveland's team name, cold bats, and a bloody finger.
"18.10.2016 04:00:02" thestar.com How ALCS Game 3 unravelled for Blue Jays Here are five key moments from Monday's 4-2 loss. Jose Bautista's miss at the wall, Trevor Bauer's bloody finger . . . and that was just the first inning at Rogers Centre.
"18.10.2016 02:30:03" thestar.com Virginia rocket launches first space station shipment since 2014 explosion It was the first flight of Orbital ATK's unmanned Antares rocket in two years, providing a show for sky gazers along much of the East Coast. One of NASA's main delivery companies launched its first space station shipment from Virginia in two years Monday night, lighting up the East Coast.
"18.10.2016 02:00:02" thestar.com Canadian returns from Haiti with warning: more aid needed Morgan Wienberg says delays in delivering aid to the 'war zone' left after Hurricane Matthew will cost lives. Canadian Morgan Wienberg spent the past two weeks in the centre of Haiti's hurricane disaster zone, and she has a dire warning: “Typhoid, cholera, famine — it hasn't even started yet."
"18.10.2016 01:30:02" thestar.com Doctor stripped of licence two years after pleading guilty in sex assault CPSO hearing told London doctor Robert Crozier he is a “disgraced physician” The case of a psychiatrist who was stripped of his medical licence Monday raises the question of why a licence can't be yanked immediately after a doctor is found guilty of sexually assaulting a patient.
"18.10.2016 01:00:03" thestar.com Aurora woman hikes the equivalent of 7 marathons in 7 days Kelly Mathews wondered how far her summer vacation could take her. On foot. The answer? Three hundred kilometers of the Oak Ridges Moraine Trail. Kelly Mathews talks very fast. She also walks very fast.
"18.10.2016 00:30:03" thestar.com Canadian campaign tries to cheer up Americans with #TellAmericaItsGreat A Toronto agency started a campaign to boost American self-esteem during the U.S. election. Social media campaign called #TellAmericaItsGreat is meant as a pep talk after "tremendous amount of negativity" in U.S. election campaign.
"18.10.2016 00:00:03" thestar.com Fans hope home advantage brings back Jays batting power The Toronto Blue Jays trail the Cleveland Indians 2-0 in ALCS. Tonight is Game 3 at the Rogers Centre. After a shaky start in Cleveland, will the Blue Jays fare better in Toronto? Follow our live blog for updates.
"17.10.2016 23:36:32" thestar.com NBC fires 'Today' show host Billy Bush over Trump tape Bush was initially suspended from the morning show two days after the tape was revealed. #Breaking NBC News has fired Today show host Billy Bush, who was caught on tape in a vulgar conversation about women with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
"17.10.2016 23:30:02" thestar.com Gretzky looks to score with No. 99 whisky Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky makes serious foray into spirits after a decade in vino It appears No. 99 is going to be on ice again.
"17.10.2016 23:15:03" thestar.com I'll Have Another podcast, Episode 19 In this week's episode, Laura Armstrong and Doug Smith square off on the Jays' fate. Before the start of Game 3, catch up on the Blue Jays in ALCS with the latest episode of our I'll Have Another podcast.
"17.10.2016 22:30:03" thestar.com Guardian of Junction neighbourhood gets his due: Keenan Local stalwart David Dearman received a certificate of merit after saving a Junction family from a fire. On an early July morning, when more than a dozen trucks arrived to the two-alarm fire call, firefighters found David Dearman had already successfully evacuated the building. And then he left immediately.
"17.10.2016 22:15:02" thestar.com Toronto club apologizes after sending breastfeeding woman to its basement Shimo recalls someone first approached her with a cloth to shield her from view, citing complaints. A Toronto country club has apologized to the mother who says she was escorted into its basement to breastfeed her baby.
"17.10.2016 22:01:59" thestar.com Austria to tear down house where Hitler was born The decision is designed to eliminate the property's pull as a place of pilgrimage for neo-Nazis. The house where Adolf Hitler was born will be torn down and replaced with a new building that has no association with the Nazi dictator.
"17.10.2016 21:30:19" thestar.com Name, logo of 'Cleveland team' won't be banned from Blue Jays game telecast Judge rejects bid by indigenous activist who took on Major League Baseball and Rogers Communications on Monday as the Jays get ready for Game 3. #Breaking Just hours before they face the Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre, an Ontario Superior Court judge has ruled that the Cleveland Indians can use its controversial name and logo.
"17.10.2016 21:03:02" thestar.com Cleveland laughs at Bautista's 'circumstances' Cleveland fans, and even their team, took to Twitter to mock the struggling Jays slugger. That's the word Jays' star Jose Bautista used to explain why he hasn't been producing much in the playoffs.
"17.10.2016 20:30:00" thestar.com Laverne Cox responds to Rocky Horror casting controversy, says she's 'just acting' As a transgender woman, Cox will just be playing a transvestite when she steps into Dr. Frank-N-Furter's high heels. “To call a transwoman a transvestite in 2016 is really offensive,” she says. “But as an actor I don't play roles based on politics.”
"17.10.2016 20:03:03" thestar.com Vegas gun store claims Clinton will hike prices, promotes 'Pre-Hillary Sale' In Las Vegas, a gun store is promoting a "Pre-Hillary Sale" over fears the Democratic nominee would hike gun prices. “Don't wait!” the advertisement reads. “Prices will skyrocket after Crooked Hillary gets in.”
"17.10.2016 19:42:56" Should the Cleveland Indians change their name? Should the Cleveland Indians change their name?
Activist Douglas Cardinal is seeking an injunction against the team, Major League Baseball and Rogers Communications, arguing the Cleveland Indians' team name and mascot are offensive and
"17.10.2016 19:30:02" thestar.com Donald Trump said 25 false things on Saturday By the Star's count, Donald Trump said more false things Saturday than on any other day in the campaign, excluding the debates. It's a new record!
"17.10.2016 19:03:38" The Moves: Step Right Up For the clumsy: This yoga pose will help you improve your balance and keep you steady.
"17.10.2016 19:02:02" soundcloud.com I'll Have Another - 19 - Will the Blue Jays make the World Series? Go Leafs go! As is becoming the norm, co-hosts Doug Smith and Laura Armstrong fall on opposite sides of the week's big debate: whether or not the Blue Jays will make the World Series. “They're gonna hit. They're too good not to hit.” – Doug Smith on the Blue Jays chances in the ALCS. Here is the latest I'll Have Another podcast.
"17.10.2016 18:30:03" thestar.com Blue Jays beer-tossing suspect Ken Pagan no longer at Postmedia The suspect in the beer-tossing fiasco at the wild-card game against Baltimore was charged with mischief earlier this month. A Postmedia spokeswoman said that Pagan had left the company.
"17.10.2016 18:11:00" Blue Jays ready to take on Cleveland in ALCS Game 3 Let's play ball Toronto Blue Jays!
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"17.10.2016 17:47:25" Kia Nurse Meet national team star Kia Nurse as she discusses her basketball upbringing in Hamilton and describes the euphoria of winning at the highest level of her sport.
"17.10.2016 17:00:02" thekit.ca 200 fans walk out of Amy Schumer's show after she trashes Trump Apparently, he still has some supporters left… Of the reported 10,000 fans at the show, approximately 200 viewers left—some choosing to leave reviews on Twitter.
"17.10.2016 16:23:00" thestar.com Trudeau names Malcolm Rowe as the first Newfoundland judge to the Supreme Court of Canada Malcolm Rowe is known to be a person of formidable intellect, a lengthy record as an appeal court judge, experience as a trial judge, and experience in the federal bureaucracy. #Breaking Supreme Court of Canada gets first judge from Newfoundland.
"17.10.2016 16:00:43" Oldest panda in captivity dies in Hong Kong #ICYMI The oldest giant panda living in captivity, 38-year-old Jia Jia, has died.
"17.10.2016 15:33:03" thestar.com I went to buy Jays' tickets and got ripped off: Roseman "My objective is to see what can be done to prevent others from being sucked into the same trap I fell into." The six tickets cost him $516 (U.S.), or about $653 (Cdn.). He didn't know he was being charged in U.S. dollars until after the sale was complete.
"17.10.2016 15:03:03" thestar.com Blue Jays-Cleveland ALCS Game 3: All you need to know Marcus Stroman takes the mound Monday night as the Jays try to climb back into the American League Championship Series against Cleveland. Let's go Blue Jays. ⚾️
"17.10.2016 14:34:04" thestar.com Brampton council says no to electoral reform despite ethnic mismatch with residents Council votes 11-0 to reject electoral reform aimed at improving reflection of city's demographics in local government. Council voted unanimously, 11-0.
"17.10.2016 14:03:03" thestar.com Driving downtown tonight? Police say to avoid Rogers Centre Several major roads around Rogers Centre are being closed after Monday night's game so the 50,000 fans expected can easily leave the stadium. There are even more road closures downtown as Blue Jays host Cleveland tonight.
"17.10.2016 13:00:03" thestar.com Few takers for Mississauga low-income transit pass Summer launch may have hurt uptake A pilot project to provide discounted transit passes to low-income residents in Mississauga is struggling to attract subscribers. Mississauga transit director Geoff Marinoff says timing has a lot to do with it.
"17.10.2016 12:33:02" thestar.com Pharmacies pay millions to access nursing homes A Star investigation found many pharmacies pay fees to secure lucrative contracts to dispense publicly funded drugs in nursing homes. Critics say there is little accountability in how that money is spent. Money-making over good service for our seniors. Ontario nursing homes are charging pharmacies a secret fee for the right to dispense drugs to their residents.
"17.10.2016 12:00:03" thestar.com China stealing U.S. jobs? In South Carolina, China is hiring State's textile jobs were once thought gone for good, but China is bringing some of them back. South Carolina's textile jobs were once thought gone for good, lost to China and other low-wage nations. Now, to the astonishment of a community that was devastated by the bust, China is bringing some of them back.
"17.10.2016 11:32:02" thestar.com Temp agency work trapping immigrant women in 'modern day slavery' New report warns of looming public health crisis caused by precarious work. Some working mothers took home just $3 an hour after child-care costs and pay deductions from their temp agency.
"17.10.2016 11:00:02" thestar.com CAMH donor says more transparency needed about money There was a lack of communication over how cash was spent, says David Bird. David Bird donated $400,000 to CAMH in honour of his son, but he said there was a lack of communication regarding how his donation was spent.
"17.10.2016 10:30:02" thestar.com Courts scramble under new rules on trial delays Three months after a landmark Supreme Courts of Canada ruling set out clear limits on how long trials should take, the courts are struggling to adjust. New rules established by the R v Jordan decision to ensure accused persons get a trial within a reasonable time have left courts across the country scrambling.
"17.10.2016 10:00:03" thestar.com Canadians back Africa mission but wary of dangers, poll shows After a year in office, Canadian voters are showing little signs of buyers' remorse as Justin Trudeau's government continues to enjoy strong support, poll revelas. As they enter the second year of their mandate, tough decisions lie ahead for the Liberals that could test their popularity.
"17.10.2016 09:30:03" thestar.com 'U.S. is watching you,' Putin warns Kremlin journalists "The United States listens to everything and looks at everything," said Russian President Putin. Putin tells journalists in the Russian press corps that they are "objects of exploitation for the special services.”
"17.10.2016 09:00:02" thestar.com Justin Trudeau's trillion-dollar question Trillions of dollars are looking for a good place to be invested. Justin Trudeau is trying to establish Canada as a global magnet for top international investors. With the infrastructure taps set to open can Canada take advantage of a unique opportunity? But if nothing else it is becoming increasingly clear what Trudeau is trying to do: establish Canada as a global magnet for high-value international investors.
"17.10.2016 08:00:02" thestar.com Quebec City police investigating sexual assault reports at Laval University Authorities are looking into four break-ins that allegedly led to two sexual assaults Friday night. Quebec City police have identified three possible suspects in their investigation into sexual assault reports at Laval University.
"17.10.2016 05:00:02" thestar.com European space probe set to land on Mars in search for signs of life The Schiaparelli lander separated from its mother ship and began its final descent to the red planet. This Mars lander has left the mother ship, beginning its descent to the red planet.
"17.10.2016 04:00:02" thestar.com 'You said you'd be different,' federal union targets Trudeau in campaign Public Service Alliance of Canada is using Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's words against him. As contract talks drag on, the Public Service Alliance of Canada is ramping up its campaign against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
"17.10.2016 03:30:03" thestar.com There's nothing middling about Miller's relief: DiManno Cleveland manager Terry Francona has taken the former closer and created a stopper. No young ballplayer dreams about growing up to become a major-league middle reliever, but Andrew Miller is changing that. The lanky Cleveland left-hander has brought sexy back to middle relief.
"17.10.2016 03:00:02" thestar.com Boris Johnson's pro-EU column revealed for first time expresses doubt about Brexit It has long been known that Johnson wavered about leaving the EU but his newspaper column about why Britain should remain in the EU was never published until now. "Shut your eyes," he writes. "Hold your breath. Think of Britain. Think of the rest of the EU. Think of the future."
"17.10.2016 02:30:04" thestar.com Autoworkers accept new contract with Fiat Chrysler Unifor says the four-year agreement secures both investment and wage improvements. After “tough” negotiations, workers at Fiat Chrysler have voted to accept a new contract.
"17.10.2016 02:00:03" thestar.com Laverne Cox responds to Rocky Horror casting controversy, says she's 'just acting' As a transgender woman, Cox will just be playing a transvestite when she steps into Dr. Frank-N-Furter's high heels. “I think of all the male-identified actors who have played Dr. Frank-N-Furter onstage over the years. I don't think any of them identified as transvestites either.”
"17.10.2016 01:35:24" thestar.com Authorities appeal for help to stop sturgeon poaching in Great Lakes The endangered fish are often sliced open and left to rot by poachers seeking to sell roe, used to make caviar and worth thousands on the black market. "By weight, the value of caviar can equal or exceed the equivalent weight in cocaine."
"17.10.2016 00:30:04" thestar.com Kia Nurse: Hamilton point guard taking talent to new heights Nurse as she discusses her basketball upbringing in Hamilton and the euphoria of winning at the highest level of her sport With back-to-back NCAA Championships and an Olympics under her belt, Kia Nurse is set to take her game – and Canada – to new heights.
"17.10.2016 00:00:04" thestar.com Canadian on death row in Montana hangs hope of returning home on Liberals A spokesman confirmed last week that the Canadian government supports Ronald Smith's bid for clemency. A Canadian man on death row has renewed hope that with the support of Trudeau's government, he may return home.
"16.10.2016 23:30:03" thestar.com TV Tonight, Oct. 16: The Simpsons airs 600th episode Also Chopped Canada Junior, The Search for Canada's Next Designer, Killing Reagan, a Walking Dead teaser. Get into the Halloween mood a little early with the annual “Treehouse of Horror XXVII, The Simpsons' 600th episode.
"16.10.2016 23:00:03" thestar.com Being the best not good enough for Canadian marathoners Krista DuChene, Eric Gillis have top Canadian results at Waterfront Marathon but fail to meet country's tough standards for world championships. Krista DuChene was the first Canadian woman to finish Sunday's Toronto Waterfront Marathon but her time was four minutes shy of the Canadian qualifying standard for the world championships.
"16.10.2016 22:30:03" thestar.com Toronto needs to take one last step to reach civic greatness: James Toronto needs a greater push toward the next transformational wave of civic improvements. It can invest and grow or slip back to the second tier of cities. How can a city with such obvious wealth, such matchless charms that propels it to the top of global rankings for livability, fail so miserably to take that last step into civic greatness?
"16.10.2016 22:00:03" thestar.com 103-year-old dances — with TV veteran Blake McGrath — at Toronto convention Professional dance star invited Toronto's Kitty Cohen, 103, to dance with him in Mississauga on Sunday. At 103 years old, Kitty Cohen wanted to jive, and jive she did, aided by pro dancer Blake McGrath.
"16.10.2016 21:00:03" thestar.com Quebec taking steps to send culture out into the world A wealthy private investment firm is applying business sense to help province export its artistic creations As Canada's most creative province charts a cultural path for the next generation, there is a distinct sense that the world needs more Quebec.
"16.10.2016 20:16:19" thestar.com Donald Trump says SNL's portrayal of him was 'unfunny' and a 'hit job' Trump went as far as to suggest the long-standing sketch comedy show should be cancelled, and that the media is rigging the election. Donald Trump called for Saturday Night Live to be cancelled after it made fun of him again this weekend, less than a year after he hosted the show himself.
"16.10.2016 19:45:03" thestar.com Canadian activist seeking injunction against use of 'Cleveland Indians' name Douglas Cardinal has filed applications to the Ontario Superior Court, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario and the Canadian Human Rights Commission. A prominent indigenous activist is seeking a court ruling that would prevent the Cleveland Indians from wearing their regular jerseys, using their team name and displaying their logo when they play against the Blue Jays in Toronto this week.
"16.10.2016 19:00:04" thestar.com Bird found in plastic container in garbage can finds help and a home Brock, a cockatiel, was found blind, starving and dehydrated with a broken wing and patches of feathers missing. Brock, a young and colourful cockatiel, was near death when he was found crammed inside a plastic takeout container, starving and bleeding, with only a handful of seeds.
"16.10.2016 18:00:54" Lisa Thomaidis National team coach Lisa Thomaidis wants to empower girls to build a career through basketball.
"16.10.2016 17:00:04" thestar.com Brian Wilson, the voices and the answers in the music He may be a writer now, but Brian Wilson says he sings a little each day "to keep my voice going." The Beach Boys' Brian Wilson has a new memoir about his struggles, his music, and the voices.
"16.10.2016 16:00:04" thestar.com Montreal rally calls for $15 an hour minimum wage Saturday's event was the culmination of a summer-long campaign by unions, anti-poverty activists and students. Several hundred Quebecers marched in Montreal on Saturday to press for a $15 an hour minimum wage.
"16.10.2016 15:47:18" thestar.com Teen shot dead at Pizza Pizza in Weston overnight The 17-year-old's stepmother said he was in the wrong place at the wrong time. "He will be remembered as a good boy — loving, kind, friendly. He loves to try to help everyone as much as he can," said the victim's stepmother.
"16.10.2016 15:00:03" thestar.com Clinton has a huge lead over Trump in campaign funds Hillary Clinton's campaign has $150 million in the bank, compared to just $75 million for Donald Trump's campaign Heading into October, Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party had twice as much money in the bank as Donald Trump with the Republican Party, giving her vastly more ammunition for the final stretch of the 2016 presidential contest.
"16.10.2016 14:00:03" thestar.com Therapists will counsel youth in aboriginal communities rocked by youth suicides Health Canada promises mental-health therapists will make weekly visits to northern Saskatchewan in an effort to prevent further deaths. Aboriginal leaders and the prime minister say a crisis is unfolding in northern Saskatchewan, after three young girls took their own lives.
"16.10.2016 13:00:03" thestar.com Retired RCMP officer identified as pilot in crash that killed former premier Jim Prentice A statement released on behalf of the family of Jim Kruk says the 62-year-old resident of Airdrie had been a pilot since 1976. The pilot in a fatal plane crash that killed former Alberta premier Jim Prentice has been identified as a retired RCMP officer.
"16.10.2016 12:00:03" thestar.com The ugliest side of Toronto's ravines As ducks paddle the polluted waters of a concrete-lined channel of Black Creek, the contrast with other sections becomes clear. But it's not easy to fix. It's a tale of two creeks.
"16.10.2016 11:00:03" thestar.com What it's like to eat the same thing every day A strict food routine may appeal if you dislike cooking, view your fare as mere fuel, or don't want to take the time to decide what to eat. Could you eat the same thing every ... single ... day?
"16.10.2016 10:00:04" thestar.com Leafs finally get it right in honouring — no, retiring — their greats: Feschuk In the elaborate and moving ceremony that followed, one of hockey's most egregious wrongs was righted. The historic disrespect and disregard shown to Leafland's finest alumni needed to be corrected, writes Dave Feschuk.
"16.10.2016 09:00:03" thestar.com Family of man held after Turkish coup searches for answers Davud Hanci, a Calgary imam, was imprisoned in Turkey while visiting his father a month and a half ago. Now his family desperately waits in Vaughan. “I told myself that it must be a bad nightmare, I just wanted to wake up and for everything to be over.”
"16.10.2016 05:00:03" thestar.com Five key Game 2 moments, from Lindor to Miller Donaldson's record double cold comfort for Jays after Francisco Lindor, Carlos Santana and the Cleveland pitching staff send them home down two games to none. Blue Jays fans can be forgiven for feeling a sense of déjà vu after Game 2 of the American League Championship Series. Here are five key moments from Saturday's 2-1 loss.
"16.10.2016 04:00:04" thestar.com Divorced man gets lesson in Tinder and sexuality: Ellie A man wrote to ask Ellie about his younger date and introduction to pansexuality. "I don't want to see her again, but I'm left wondering what that's all about."
"16.10.2016 03:00:03" thestar.com The ugly truth behind the U.K.'s push for a 'hard Brexit': Olive Britain risks being shut out of the EU's Common Market and is no longer a part of the EU's unalterable adherence to labour mobility. Since the June 23 vote, the pound has lost almost 18 per cent of its value against the U.S. dollar, and 15 per cent against the euro.
"16.10.2016 02:30:02" thestar.com What the world needs now is a clown takedown: Menon It's time we got rid of these Bozos once and for all Seriously. We need to get rid of ALL the clowns.
"16.10.2016 01:51:20" thestar.com Maple Leafs win home opener 4-1 against Bruins Auston Matthews, Nikita Zaitsev and Mitch Marner played their first regular-season game in front of the hometown crowd. #Breaking The Toronto Maple Leafs marked their home opener with a win. Game 2 of the NHL season was Mitch Marner's night to shine, getting his first goal of his NHL career in a 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins.
"16.10.2016 01:30:03" thestar.com After big bats go silent again, Blue Jays will have work cut out for them down 2-0: Arthur In Cleveland, Toronto's bats have been wrapped up and placed somewhere safe. "I believe in this team," said first baseman Edwin Encarnacion. "I know we can hit."
"16.10.2016 01:00:03" thestar.com Cargo ship expected to launch to International Space Station Sunday evening Orbital ATK aims to launch cargo ship on retooled rocket — their first attempt after an explosion destroyed their rocket on launch in 2014. Orbital ATK, one of NASA's shippers, aims to launch its own cargo ship to the space station on Sunday, two years after an explosion destroyed one of their rockets on launch.
"15.10.2016 23:36:52" thestar.com The rise of the super gonorrhea As antibiotics of last resort start to fail, here's a look back in time to help you get ready for the return of the clap. With the rise of drug-resistant superbugs, and sexually transmitted disease rates rebounding around the world, doctors are once again worrying about a threat that they haven't had to face since pre-war times: untreatable gonorrhea.
"15.10.2016 23:30:03" thestar.com Toronto builders say blocking streets and sidewalks unavoidable Toronto mayor says city won't approve of shutting down streets and sidewalks for long periods of time. "There are truly very few options to safely and efficiently get material and product to the job site," says Steve Deveaux, chairman of the Building Industry and Land Development Association.
"15.10.2016 23:05:59" thestar.com Cleveland wins ALCS Game 2 over Blue Jays Cleveland Indians now lead the best-of-seven American League Championship Series 2-0. #Breaking Toronto Blue Jays' offence once again shut down by Cleveland's pitching staff as the Jays fall 2-1 in Game 2 of ALCS.
"15.10.2016 23:00:03" thestar.com Auston Matthews' debut highlights Maple Leafs home opener Auston Matthews, fresh off a historic NHL debut, will play his first regular-season game in front of the hometown crowd at Air Canada Centre. Welcome to Toronto, Auston Matthews! Follow our live blog for updates from #Leafs100.
"15.10.2016 22:00:03" thestar.com 'Tase his a-- right now:' Michigan judge tears off robe, tackles man in courtroom Video shows an escalated exchange involving Judge John McBain in which he declared that the defendant has “a bad attitude.” The robe came off.
"15.10.2016 21:11:24" Jays nest faithful cheer on Toronto in ALCS Game 2 With a best of seven contest to decide the winner of the ALCS, there's plenty of time for Toronto to take the series, and their fans say they can do it. Follow our live blog for updates of Game 2: http://on.thestar.com/ALCS2
"15.10.2016 21:00:04" thestar.com How to triple your very best moments: Pasricha The Book of Awesome author outlines the benefits of regular journaling for your relationships — and your health. When we write about a positive experience our brains relive the experience as we're writing it. And when we read our own journal, we relive it a third time, says Pasricha.
"15.10.2016 20:30:03" thestar.com Can Twitter go it alone? A 25 per cent drop in the company's market value this year has ratcheted up pressure for a sale. Some have even called for an activist investor like Carl Icahn to take control of Twitter to pare costs, retool strategy and replace senior management.
"15.10.2016 20:00:02" thestar.com Bird's Nest faithful hope Jays can rally after first playoff loss With a best of seven contest, there's still plenty of time for Toronto to get even. The Toronto Blue Jays laid an egg Friday night in Cleveland, but fans are back at the Nest in Nathan Phillips Square to cheer for ALCS Game 2. Follow our live blog for updates.
"15.10.2016 18:00:58" Dwight Powell Talk about real power – both brain and brawn. Power forward Dwight Powell discusses growing up in Toronto inspired by the Toronto Raptors and Canadian icon Steve Nash.
"15.10.2016 17:42:45" thestar.com Blue Jays-Cleveland ALCS Game 2 pregame tipsheet J.A. Happ takes the mound for the Jays, who look to rebound against Cleveland after Friday's Game 1 loss. First pitch: 4:08 p.m. Let's go Jays!
"15.10.2016 17:00:03" thestar.com Professor backs up Toronto writer's assault accusation against Trump A Toronto-based professor and writer is backing former Toronto Star journalist Natasha Stoynoff. Natasha Stoynoff is one of several women who have gone public with allegations that Trump sexually assaulted them.
"15.10.2016 16:00:06" thestar.com Children's book celebrates indigenous cultures and history The Honour Drum is a collaboration between two activists, bridging the rift between their cultures An unlikely collaboration between two activists has produced a children's book they hope will help bridge the rift between their cultures.
"15.10.2016 15:30:02" thestar.com Air Canada bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones from aircraft Travellers will not be permitted to board Air Canada or Air Canada Express aircraft with the device or in their checked luggage. Effective immediately.
"15.10.2016 15:00:03" thestar.com Woman mauled by tiger at Chinese safari park demands compensation The survivor, identified only by her surname Zhao, is requesting 1.5 million yuan ($394,000 Cdn.) for her The woman wants compensation for “serious injuries,” including nerve damage, scarring of her face and psychological trauma, and money for the death of her mother, who was killed when she came to her daughter's assistance.
"15.10.2016 14:00:03" thestar.com Hosting Toronto Expo 2025 would cost $1.9 billion: consultants Cost to host world fair does not include billions in needed infrastructure costs Hosting Expo 2025 in Toronto will cost $1.9 billion, according to consultants, and that does not include the nearly $1 billion to further develop the Port Lands.
"15.10.2016 13:00:03" thestar.com Ethiopian marathoner still running, but not from home After seeking and gaining asylum in Canada, Mesfin Hake is building a new life in Toronto. Ethiopian runner Mesfin Hake came to Canada for a marathon and sought asylum. Now living in Toronto, he will run in the 5K race during Sunday's Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon schedule.
"15.10.2016 12:00:04" thestar.com Dellen Millard trial for murder of Laura Babcock postponed to Sept. 2017 Millard had been planning to represent himself at the February trial, but asked for an adjournment so he could retain a lawyer. Laura Babcock went missing in July 2012. Police did not confirm her death until 2014, when Dellen Millard and Mark Smich were charged with her murder.
"15.10.2016 11:00:02" thestar.com Ontario MP Erin O'Toole joins Conservative leadership race The former veterans affairs minister will be the third official leadership candidate from Ontario. “I think Ontario will be very important, not just in the leadership race but in the next election,” Erin O'Toole said about the race, which is becoming heavy with contenders from Ontario.
"15.10.2016 10:00:03" thestar.com Medical watchdog revokes licence of Toronto doctor for 'sexual impropriety' Dr. Donato Ruggiero still faces a raft of other allegations before the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario's disciplinary committee. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario's discipline committee ruled that Dr. Donato Ruggiero should lose his licence “effective immediately” and pay them $25,000 in costs.
"15.10.2016 09:00:03" thestar.com Video slur exposes racial tensions in Philadelphia gay neighbourhood Black gays and lesbians in the city say video clip, in which a club owner repeatedly utters a racial slur, shows the discrimination they face. Long-simmering racial tensions in one of the country's iconic gay neighbourhoods have reached a boil.
"15.10.2016 05:00:04" thestar.com Photos: Dramatic moments for Blue Jays in Game 1 Moments from the American League Championship Series game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland. In Photos - Exciting, and a times dramatic, moments from the American League Championship Series game between Toronto and Cleveland at Progressive Field.
"15.10.2016 04:06:03" thestar.com How Game 1 went downhill for Blue Jays Estrada was very good for the Blue Jays in Game 1 of the ALCS, but Cleveland was better Devon Travis' injury, Cleveland's air-tight pitching and defence added up to trouble for Toronto in ALCS opener.
"15.10.2016 03:24:46" thestar.com Frustrated Jays' bats go cold, plate umpire works outside the frame: Arthur The Cleveland Indians took Game 1 of the ALCS 2-0, and it's not that Toronto didn't have chances. In Game 1 of the ALCS against Cleveland, yes, the strike zone was artistically interpreted by home plate umpire Laz Diaz, who, if he is a painter in his spare time, must love working outside the frame, writes Bruce Arthur.
"15.10.2016 03:00:37" thestar.com Blue Jays lose to Cleveland in Game 1 of ALCS Blue Jays' Marco Estrada struck out six over eight innings for Toronto. #Breaking Francisco Lindor hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning to give the Cleveland Indians the edge to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0 in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series.
"15.10.2016 02:30:03" thestar.com Brad Pitt reunites with his kids for first time since Angelina filed for divorce The actor met his brood on Oct. 8, for the first time since estranged wife Angelina Jolie filed for divorce last month. Not all of the couple's kids were there, and a therapist was reportedly present during the meeting.
"15.10.2016 02:00:02" thestar.com Donaldson still centre of Jays' universe: Griffin Reigning AL MVP Josh Donaldson rises to the occasion in Jays' post-season run. Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson may not turn out to be the most valuable player in this ALCS, but heading into Game 1 he was the most important.
"15.10.2016 01:30:02" thestar.com Hawaiian Airlines' passenger weight survey prompts new policy — and backlash The airline asked passengers in a voluntary survey to list their weight, which resulted in a policy change where customers can no longer choose their own seat. A new airline seat assignment policy has prompted complaints and claims that people from American Samoa are being targeted because of their weight.
"15.10.2016 01:00:04" thestar.com Dave Keon is No. 1 in Leafs' all-time top 100 Legendary Leaf captain set gold standard for franchise in glory days. Dave Keon is the greatest Maple Leaf of all time, having set a gold standard for the franchise in its glory days.
"15.10.2016 00:30:02" thestar.com First Nation chiefs say Cleveland baseball team's name has got to go Local First Nation and a group of Grade 10 students hope Jays will give a nod to Toronto's original inhabitants. Two Ontario First Nation chiefs say the Cleveland Indian's “cartoonish” and offensive logo and team name needs to go.
"15.10.2016 00:00:03" thestar.com Fans nest at Nathan Phillips Square to watch Blue Jays in Game 1 Between the Blue Jays and the Raptors, Toronto sports fans are sending good vibes to Cleveland. A familiar tale of two cities between Toronto and Cleveland will be retold in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series tonight. Follow our live blog for updates.
"14.10.2016 23:30:05" thestar.com Woman says Trump sexually assaulted her at a Manhattan nightspot in the '90s Kristin Anderson says the Republican nominee reached under her skirt and groped her. Two more women came forward on Friday to accuse Donald Trump of sexual misconduct, while Trump said said "phoney accusers" were making accusations "for a little fame" and that he "has no idea who these women are."
"14.10.2016 23:00:04" thestar.com Rescued raccoon Scoop is a girl, and she's feisty Toronto Wildlife Centre staff said Scoop was weak, thin and malnourished when she was rescued. The baby raccoon recently rescued from a fourth floor window ledge of 1 Yonge St. is a girl, and unfortunately, she is not in ideal health.
"14.10.2016 22:30:03" thestar.com Judge dismisses Sandy Hook lawsuit against gun maker Newtown families were seeking to hold the gun maker Remington Arms accountable for selling a rifle that is too dangerous for the public. A judge on Friday dismissed a wrongful-death lawsuit by Newtown families against the maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
"14.10.2016 22:00:03" thestar.com Family still reeling years after pregnant woman's hospital fall After seven years of anguish, uncertainty over living arrangements, and thousands of dollars in care costs, her family is finally getting some relief. "It's been like a nightmare that you never wake up from," says Heather MacDonald-Archer of her daughter's devastating injuries suffered in the wake of a fall at St. Michael's hospital in 2009.
"14.10.2016 21:30:03" thestar.com Vancouver's housing market may have seen 'final hurrah,' says Royal LePage Royal LePage CEO says he expects house prices in Vancouver to slow down in the months ahead. Royal LePage says the average house price in the region soared to $1.19 million in the three-month period. By comparison, the average price of a home in Greater Toronto rose to $693,154.
"14.10.2016 21:00:04" thestar.com The Toronto—a namesake cocktail you've never heard of This drink's history may date back to pre-Prohibition times Why doesn't Toronto have a namesake cocktail? Turns out, we do — and have for nearly a hundred years.
"14.10.2016 20:00:47" Alyssa Jerome The future of women's b-ball? Two words: Alyssa Jerome.
"14.10.2016 19:30:02" thestar.com A black doctor wanted to help on a flight — but had to prove she was an 'actual physician' The doctor on the Delta Airlines flight said a flight attendant told her 'we don't have time to talk to you' when she offered to help a man who fell ill. “She said to me, 'Oh, no sweetie, put Ur hand down, we are looking for actual physicians or nurses or some type of medical personnel, we don't have time to talk to you,'” Cross wrote in a Facebook post that has gone viral.
"14.10.2016 19:00:00" thestar.com My ex-wife wants only my money: Ellie Couple faces painful money battles after deciding to end their marriage. Hurt, anger, disappointment precede divorce battles over money, writes Ellie Tesher.
"14.10.2016 18:00:03" thestar.com Growth plan fuelling GTA housing prices, developers told CIBC economist says the province's policy is driving up home prices. Land supply restrictions resulting from the plan called, Places to Grow, is "the number one reason GTA house prices are rising," a leading Canadian economist says.
"14.10.2016 17:12:07" thestar.com Fox's Lou Dobbs tweets Trump accuser's address, phone number “My Retweet, My Mistake, My Apology to Jessica Leeds,” wrote Dobbs in a follow-up tweet. It was shared more than 1,200 times and liked more than 1,500 times before it was deleted.
"14.10.2016 16:37:01" thestar.com Jim Prentice killed in plane crash Aircraft with four people on board went down at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday after taking off from Kelowna on a flight to Alberta. #Breaking Jim Prentice, former federal cabinet minister and Alberta premier among four people killed in B.C. plane crash Thursday night.
"14.10.2016 15:00:03" thestar.com Holland Bloorview hospital partners with school to study concussions Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is partnering with Crescent School to gather data on concussions and raise awareness about the need to recognize and report them. A generation ago it was deemed "soft" or not consistent with the tough notion of manhood to talk about concussions. But that's changing.
"14.10.2016 14:33:04" thestar.com Ronald McDonald is taking a break after creepy clown sightings The fast-food giant refuses to retire the mascot despite pressure from organizations Ronald McDonald is taking a hiatus, but he was keeping a low profile long before creepy clown sightings.
"14.10.2016 14:03:04" thestar.com Sometimes Donald Trump makes sense: Walkom He may be a horrible person, but his position on Syria is more practical than Hillary Clinton's. Trump's recipe for dealing with Russia and Syria makes more sense than Hillary Clinton's, writes Tom Walkom. Do you agree?
"14.10.2016 13:33:02" thestar.com 'I was told I was a horrible mother': Leah Parsons on being bullied after daughter Rehtaeh's death At a talk at Sheridan College in Oakville, Parsons speaks out on bullying, sex assault and victim-blaming three years after her daughter killed herself. Three years after her daughter's death, Parsons is still working to teach others about the consequences of sexual assault, victim-blaming, and teen bullying.
"14.10.2016 13:00:03" thestar.com Queen Elizabeth II becomes longest-reigning monarch after Thai king's death ueen Elizabeth II became the world's longest reigning monarch on Thursday, following the death of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The 90-year-old British royal has been Queen for 64 years and eight months. Here's a look at other longest reigning monarchs.
"14.10.2016 12:33:03" thestar.com Sick isn't weak: SickKids embraces fierce new ad campaign SickKids has launched a bold new campaign that shifts the attitude from sick to fierce and features patients and staff posing bravely. Instead of tugging on heartstrings with sad stories to inspire donors, this campaign displays the fierceness of patients and staff.
"14.10.2016 11:55:14" thestar.com Lisa Raitt makes move towards Conservative party leadership bid Ontario MP moves to the back bench with Conservative leadership hopefuls, with an announcement expected soon. The clearest sign yet that Lisa Raitt will enter the race to lead the Conservative Party.
"14.10.2016 11:30:03" thestar.com Peel board settles final education contract Peel board settles final education contract as 13 local deals across Ontario still need to be hammered out. The Peel board has now wrapped up bargaining with all its teacher and staff unions after reaching a deal with adult instructors, leaving just two education contracts in Greater Toronto to be settled.
"14.10.2016 11:15:00" Baby raccoon Scoop rescued from Toronto Star building Scoop's rescue on Thursday was tricky for firefighters, dramatic for observers and left the young raccoon "pretty stressed out." The efforts proved how much the little one nibbled at our hearts.
"14.10.2016 11:00:03" thestar.com Senior accused of murder was 'risk' to frail, elderly patients, psychiatrist testifies Brooks was arrested at the Wexford nursing home after allegedly killing Joycelyn Dickson, 72, and injuring another resident, Lourdes Missier, 91. A year before Peter Brooks, 72, allegedly murdered a fellow nursing home resident, a psychiatrist recommended he be moved to a psychiatric group home "where there might not be frail, elderly people he could prey upon."
"14.10.2016 10:30:03" thestar.com Rail deck park can happen, because it happened in Weston: Keenan Little-known green space shows what can happen when a community rallies. For such a large and fairly significant project, Weston's rail deck seems to have more or less flown under the radar.
"14.10.2016 10:00:03" thestar.com Doctors worry about patient privacy as they speculate on government plans for eHealth The province's doctors are expressing 'grave concerns' about the government's plans for the electronic health records agency. The province's doctors are expressing “grave concerns” about the Liberal government's plans for eHealth Ontario.
"14.10.2016 09:30:03" thestar.com Ontario appeal court ruling sides with Trump Tower investors Thursday's ruling by an Ontario court of appeal will allow some of the small investors in Toronto's troubled Trump Tower an escape from losses that, in at least one case, amounted to nearly $1 million. Small investors who say they racked up hundreds of thousands of dollars in bills by investing in Toronto's troubled Trump Tower should be released from their obligations and compensated for their losses.
"14.10.2016 09:00:02" thestar.com Nigeria faces one of the world's biggest humanitarian disasters Over 3 million people have been displaced, isolated and fighting starvation and illness. Every day in Nigeria, more children are dying because there isn't enough food. Curable illnesses are killing others. Even polio has returned.
"14.10.2016 08:00:03" thestar.com 'Eyes wide open' on risks of Africa mission, says Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan The Liberal government is ready to put Canadian troops in harm's way in Africa but only where it can be assured the mission will have a meaningful impact “Once we look at the various options where we can have the most impact, that's when we start looking at how we can mitigate the risk, making sure our troops have the right training, the right equipment,” Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said about sending
"14.10.2016 04:00:03" thestar.com The future is never far from the Blue Jays' present: Arthur The Jays' success this year, on the field and at the box office, could force Toronto to spend in the off-season. "They come into this series swinging big bats, with superior starting pitching and a bullpen that is holding together, if by a thread. They are a collection of big, loud talent. We just don't know what their future is, when all this is over."
"14.10.2016 03:22:42" thestar.com Gord Downie talks about memory loss as he battles cancer in CBC interview The Tragically Hip frontman sat down with CBC's Peter Mansbridge to also discuss his upcoming solo project. Gord Downie "can't remember hardly anything," but is resigned to the direction he is heading, saying he is thankful — even lucky — because his particular cancer and treatment have given him time to do the things he wants to do.
"14.10.2016 02:36:37" thestar.com The oldest map of New York will cost you $10 million The map was created by a Genoese cartographer in 1531 and is one of the first depictions of America's eastern seaboard. The map was drawn on goat skin in 1531 and is one of the first depictions of America's eastern seaboard.
"14.10.2016 02:00:03" thestar.com Deny Nestle water-taking permit in Ontario town, activists urge province The government has to decide between the competing interests of multinational companies and the public's need for drinking water, activists say. Environmentalists are urging the Ontario government to deny Nestle a water-taking permit at a well it purchased that was also wanted by Centre Wellington, a community about 100 kilometres west of Toronto.
"14.10.2016 01:30:02" thestar.com Houston 911 operator hung up on thousands of calls, police say Williams has been charged with two counts of interference with an emergency telephone call. "Ain't nobody got time for this," 911 operator Crenshanda Williams said to one caller.
"14.10.2016 01:00:03" thestar.com Paralyzed man uses mind-controlled robot hand to greet Obama Nathan Copeland's robotic hand is helping restore his sense of touch. Tiny chips implanted in Nathan Copeland's brain let him use his thoughts to move the metal arm attached to his wheelchair.
"14.10.2016 00:30:03" thestar.com Victoria best city for women in Canada, Windsor the worst: report A new study looks at gaps in men and women's access to economic security, personal security, education, health. A new study ranks Victoria as the best city to be a woman in Canada, while Windsor, Ont., rated last of the country's 25 largest metropolitan areas.
"14.10.2016 00:00:04" thestar.com Clinton admits she turns to cat GIFs to cope with negative campaign Without mentioning allegations of sexual assault against Trump, Clinton said, “disturbing stories just keep on coming” about him. "It makes you want to unplug the Internet or just look at cat GIFs,” Hillary Clinton said.
"13.10.2016 23:30:04" thestar.com Uber driver charged in sexual assault Police have charged a Toronto man in connection to a sexual assault investigation involving an incident that occurred during an Uber trip. An Uber driver has been arrested after a 20-year-old woman was sexually assaulted during an Uber ride, last month. Investigators are concerned that there may be more victims.
"13.10.2016 23:00:04" thestar.com How plowed snow could keep Canadians cool in the summer Snow cooling technology is already used in several other countries, including Sweden where piles of stored winter snow is used to cool the Sundsvall Hospital during the summer. In Canada, it would take about a playground's worth of snow to cool a neighbourhood of 200 to 300 homes for the summer. In the winter, the snow could be compacted and used as a skating rink.
"13.10.2016 22:30:02" thestar.com Alex Trebek mocks 'Jeopardy!' contestant's choice of music as for 'losers' The “Jeopardy!” host made fun of Maryland contestant's favourite type of music, which is “Nerdcore hip-hop.” After Alex Trebek called those into Nerdcore hip-hop "losers," the contestant won the competition, racking up $20,600 (U.S.).
"13.10.2016 22:00:02" thestar.com Hidden fee for online school payments a 'shock' to some GTA parents Many GTA school boards are using School Cash Online, a software platform that allows parents to make payments for school activities and fundraisers. The convenience comes with a cost — and it's one that some school boards are choosing to download onto parents through a hidden administrative fee — whether they're making the payments online or not.
"13.10.2016 21:45:05" thestar.com Ontario taxpayers on hook for $25 million over stalled wind power project Energy company wins legal fight after province pulled the plug on off-shore turbines. An American firm fighting Ontario's halt on offshore wind power has won a landmark $25-million claim for a stalled energy project in Lake Ontario near Kingston.
"13.10.2016 21:30:05" thestar.com Gord Downie releases new single online Tragically Hip front man Gord Downie has just released the video for a new track — “The Stranger.” Tragically Hip front man Gord Downie has just released the video for a new track — “The Stranger” — from his upcoming Secret Path solo project.
"13.10.2016 21:12:27" thestar.com Coroner's inquest deems man's police shooting death was suicide Ross, 21, died on April 13, 2014 after he was shot twice by a York police officer in Aurora, north of Toronto. The jury at the coroner's inquest into the fatal police shooting of John Caleb Ross has ruled the young man's death was a suicide.
"13.10.2016 20:45:55" Raccoon saved from ledge of Toronto Star building #ICYMI Scoop the raccoon was saved from his fourth floor ledge of the Toronto Star building on Thursday afternoon. Watch the exciting and dramatic moments. http://on.thestar.com/ScoopSaved
"13.10.2016 20:30:02" thestar.com A look at Donald Trump's accusers Here's a look at several women who have accused Donald Trump of inappropriate behaviour, including sexual assault. Ten women have come forward saying Trump sexually assaulted them.
"13.10.2016 20:00:02" thestar.com Montreal Canadiens fan protests Subban trade with full-page ad in the Gazette | Toronto Star The distraught Habs fan also says he and his family will boycott the team this season — except when Montreal plays Nashville on March 2. The fan, identified as Dr. CK, said he was filled with “anger, disappointment and embarrassment” over the trade, the fan thanked Subban for his service to the Canadiens.
"13.10.2016 19:30:02" thestar.com Michelle Obama 'shaken' to the core over Trump's sexual assault comments Obama called the comments made in the 2005 video by Donald Trump “shocking and demeaning.” “I can't stop thinking about this. It has shaken to me to my core in a way that I couldn't have predicted,” the first lady said.
"13.10.2016 19:08:34" thestar.com Baby raccoon Scoop rescued from Toronto Star building Scoop, the baby raccoon, was rescued by Toronto firefighters after he spent days stranded on a ledge at 1 Yonge St. Security staff at the building said they first noticed Scoop on Tuesday, and contacted the Toronto Wildlife Centre to help bring the animal down to safety.
"13.10.2016 18:00:03" thestar.com 'Trumpkins' offer added fright factor this Halloween Donald Trump's image is appearing — in all of its round-faced orange glory — on the streets as Halloween approaches. As if the real thing isn't scary enough.
"13.10.2016 17:00:03" thestar.com Twitter lights up after Auston's four-goal debut Auston Matthews is generating plenty of buzz from fellow athletes. Roberto Luongo: "I've just decided that Reims will play ALL of the games versus the leafs this year...... #Matthews"
"13.10.2016 16:37:00" thestar.com Wynne takes a swing at Cleveland baseball team's name Premier Kathleen Wynne is praising sportscasters for not using “Indians” in their broadcasts. “It's really a good thing that we see sportscasters changing their language,” Ontario's most politically powerful Jays' fan said.
"13.10.2016 16:16:32" thestar.com eHealth audit sends Liberals scrambling The Liberal government wants to get a valuation of its problem plagued agency before the auditor general releases what is expected to be a damning report. Sources said officials are worried about what is expected to be a damning report by the auditor general.
"13.10.2016 15:04:49" thestar.com UN General Assembly elects Antonio Guterres as secretary-general The former prime minister of Portugal will take up the job on Jan. 1. BREAKING: Antonio Guterres, the former prime minister of Portugal, will take up the job of UN secretary-general on Jan. 1 when Ban Ki-moon's second five-year term ends.
"13.10.2016 15:00:04" thestar.com The 905 feels the heat from Toronto's hot housing market Strongest home price gains in the third quarter of 2016 were in 905 areas, says Royal LePage. The average Toronto-area home price rose 13.6 per cent to $693,154 in the third quarter compared to the same period last year.
"13.10.2016 13:30:02" thestar.com Cycling strategies need to focus on women, report says Much of the GTHA's untapped cycling potential rests with women, who currently make up less than 30 per cent of bicycle riders in the region. The report recommends conducting more research on women's cycling patterns and potential barriers to bicycle use in order to inform policies that would bridge cycling's gender gap.
"13.10.2016 13:00:02" thestar.com Former Toronto Star journalist accuses Donald Trump of sexual assault Natasha Stoynoff says she was attacked by Trump when she interviewed him for People magazine in 2005. “Within seconds he was pushing me against the wall and forcing his tongue down my throat.”
"13.10.2016 12:22:23" thestar.com Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, world's longest-reigning monarch, dies at 88 During a reign that spanned 70 years, the U.S.-born Bhumibol became much more than Thailand's constitutional monarch. BREAKING: King Bhumibol Adulyadej, revered in Thailand as a demigod, a humble father figure and an anchor of stability through decades of upheaval at home and abroad, died Thursday. He was 88.
"13.10.2016 12:00:02" thestar.com Old mattress dumped on public property: The Fixer For months, a reader has been asking the city to remove it. But his complaints were misdirected. Cajoling the city into removing an abandoned mattress from public property is easier said than done.
"13.10.2016 11:18:37" thestar.com Bob Dylan wins 2016 Nobel Prize in literature The Swedish Academy cited the American musician for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” BREAKING: Bob Dylan wins 2016 Nobel Prize in literature, the first time the prestigious award has been given to someone primarily seen as a musician.
"13.10.2016 11:00:02" thestar.com Ajax mayor wants Carruthers Creek headwaters in Greenbelt Mayor Steve Parish is leading a push to stop development and place the area northeast of Pickering inside the Greenbelt. As far as Ajax Mayor Steve Parish is concerned, the swath of land northeast of Pickering is prime turf that needs to be included in the soon-to-expand Greenbelt.
"13.10.2016 10:00:02" thestar.com Ajax doctor stripped of licence over allegations of sex abuse, harassment, drugging Rajinder Singh Sekhon did not contest CPSO's finding that he is incompetent and failed to maintain the standard of practice of the profession. Rajinder Singh Sekhon pleaded no contest to accusations he sexually abused and harassed patients, inappropriately prescribed narcotics and obstructed the college's investigation on numerous occasions.
"13.10.2016 09:00:02" thestar.com Leafs' Legends Row grows to 10 on Thursday Sculptor Erik Blome will be at Maple Leaf Square to unveil statues of Dave Keon, Turk Broda and Tim Horton. Likenesses of Dave Keon, Tim Horton, and Turk Broda are the latest statues to join the Maple Leaf Square display.
"13.10.2016 03:06:18" thestar.com Leafs' Matthews offers a tour de four in debut: Feschuk Leafs' top pick scores four goals in his first NHL game, but Senators win in overtime. Result aside, it began as a dream debut.
"13.10.2016 03:00:03" thestar.com Attention shoppers, Gwyneth Paltrow is wandering the aisles in her bathing suit: Menon Harper's Bazaar's grocery store shoot offers a dose of relief from the current U.S. political climate. "The image is sublimely ridiculous," writes Vinay Menon.
"13.10.2016 02:00:03" thestar.com Wayne Gretzky 'thrilled' to be named partner and VP of Oilers The Edmonton Oilers made the announcement today at an unveiling of the iconic Gretzky statue at the team's new arena, Rogers Place. In case you forgot, Gretzky spent much of his Hall of Fame career in Edmonton, leading the Oilers to four Stanley Cup titles in the 1980s.
"13.10.2016 01:58:46" thestar.com Leafs No. 1 pick Auston Matthews scores 4 goals in NHL debut The No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 draft is the first player to score four goals in his NHL debut. 4uston Matthews!!!
"13.10.2016 01:00:02" thestar.com Law & Order TV series to air episode based on Donald Trump theme SVU spin-off's Trump-themed episode will be entitled 'Unstoppable,' according to the Hollywood Reporter. Story may feature 'some sort of brash demagogue with political ambitions.' The episode will air on Wednesday, Oct. 26, less than two weeks before Election Day, Nov. 8.
"13.10.2016 00:30:02" thestar.com Meet CoverGirl's first CoverBoy, 17-year-old YouTube sensation James Charles Charles who rose to fame on social meida creating videos in which he teaches men and women how to apply makeup will follow in the footsteps of models such as, Christie Brinkley and Jennifer O'Neill. For the first time since it was founded in 1961, CoverGirl's representative will be male.
"13.10.2016 00:01:12" I Ate This: Vodka Spiked Snapple Vodka Spiked Snapple:
"After a few sips from the can, I've had enough," writes Ariel Teplitsky in the latest I Ate This. Read the review here: http://on.thestar.com/2dYh3S3
"12.10.2016 23:30:02" thestar.com Baby raccoon trapped on ledge of Toronto Star building On Wednesday afternoon, the raccoon made several attempts to lower itself back down to the ground, but slipped and nearly fell several times before finding refuge in the corner of the ledge. "It can be more dangerous for a rescue crew to try and save it."
"12.10.2016 23:00:03" thestar.com TripAdvisor takes a stand on animal welfare Travel website TripAdvisor will no longer sell bookings to attractions where travellers can come in contact with captive wild animals TripAdvisor will no longer sell bookings to attractions where travellers can make physical contact with captive wild animals or endangered species.
"12.10.2016 22:00:03" thestar.com Drizzy's new booze tops LCBO launch sales Drake's Virginia Black Decadent American Whiskey hit stores in September Drake's Virginia Black Decadent American Whiskey retails for $39.95 and had been on back order online since an exclusive tasting preview last April for about 100 fans at the Summerhill location.
"12.10.2016 21:49:51" thestar.com Leafs tickets available for game in Ottawa tonight Hundreds of tickets were available for the Toronto Maple Leafs first game as of mid-afternoon. Toronto Maple Leafs fans are in for a treat . . . if they can get to Ottawa in time.
"12.10.2016 21:00:03" thestar.com LGBTQ sports bar makes a home near Toronto's Gay Village Striker, believed to be the first of its kind in Toronto, opened on Labour Day weekend. “We had a feeling we weren't the only ones that wanted to enjoy a sports bar for gay people.”
"12.10.2016 20:30:03" thestar.com Five key match-ups in ALCS between Blue Jays and Cleveland Both teams have won six straight heading into Game 1 on Friday. No. 5: Gibby vs. Tito
They may be evenly matched in the nickname department, but Francona, who won two World Series with the Boston Red Sox, has the edge over Gibbons in terms of playoff experience.
"12.10.2016 20:00:03" thestar.com Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders takes public's questions on Twitter Members of public can ask questions with hashtag #AskChiefSaunders LIVE Q&A: “I hope this . . . will help us hear from everyone on the modernization of policing in Toronto,” police chief says. Twitter users can direct their questions to @MarkSaundersTPS, with the hashtag #AskChiefSaunders.
"12.10.2016 19:00:06" thestar.com U of T students demand apology from professor over 'transphobic' comments Psychology prof Jordan Peterson refuses to honour non-binary students' request for gender neutral pronouns. Peterson says he has no plans to either apologize or retract his statements. http://on.thestar.com/2dcBRRk
"12.10.2016 18:30:03" thestar.com Citizenship applications plummet as fees soar The number of immigrants applying for citizenship has dropped significantly for the second year in a row after fees went up from $100 to $530. According to the latest government data, only 36,000 citizenship applications were received from January to June in 2016, just a little more than one-third of the number for the same period last year.
"12.10.2016 18:00:03" thestar.com Predictions for the Leafs' 100th season The Leafs are sure to be better than last year. More fun to watch too. A lottery ticket is more likely than a playoff spot, predicts Kevin McGran.
"12.10.2016 17:00:03" thestar.com Federal Conservative leadership race wide open, poll suggests Quebec MP Maxime Bernier led with 14 per cent followed by fellow former cabinet minister Tony Clement at 9 per cent in the Forum Research survey. Don't know who the candidates are to permanently replace Stephen Harper? You're not alone. And now your second favourite has left the race.
"12.10.2016 16:30:03" thestar.com Counterfeit cheese scheme leaves former executive with $5K fine, probation The FDA and federal prosecutors contend customers were being cheated by paying for more expensive Italian cheese while getting cheaper varieties. Her family sold grated Swiss and mozzarella cheeses and called them Parmesan and Romano instead.
"12.10.2016 16:00:04" thestar.com Humiliated by strip search, Toronto man wants watchdog's ruling quashed Needless strip searching will never be eliminated when the police treat the behaviour as a “less serious” form of misconduct, says the man's lawyer. Matthew Green was arrested for public intoxication and unlawfully strip searched by police in November 2013. Now he wants to know the punishment the officer received, but it's being kept quiet.
"12.10.2016 15:12:12" thestar.com Tony Clement bows out of federal Conservative leadership race Clement issued a statement Wednesday saying that his campaign had fallen short of goals he set when he launched his leadership bid in July. Tony Clement said he was pulling out of the race now so as not to subject his family to any further financial stress.
"12.10.2016 15:00:03" thestar.com Presto card rollout on TTC running millions over budget Metrolinx declines to estimate the final cost of implementing the new fare payment system. And the project is still not complete.
"12.10.2016 14:30:02" thestar.com The Bachelorette Canada recap: A villain outlasts his victim No kiss means no rose for one man on The Bachelorette Canada. If you haven't swapped spit with Jasmine Lorimer at this stage of The Bachelorette Canada they're warming up a spot for you on the After Show couch.
"12.10.2016 14:00:02" thestar.com Are Trump's claims about Canada's health care system true? The presidential candidate said “in many cases” Canadians are going to the US for treatment. Donald Trump called the Canadian health care system "catastrophic" at Sunday night's presidential town hall.
"12.10.2016 13:30:02" thestar.com The tweet that launched thousands of revelations of sex assault A Twitter thread started by a Canadian writer after Donald Trump's vulgar boast has turned into an "unprecedented" conversation about violence against women. It started with a simple request. “Women: tweet me your first assaults,” Canadian writer Kelly Oxford posted on Friday, after video surfaced of Donald Trump boasting in 2005 that he could “grab (women) by the p---y.” At one point the next day, Oxford
"12.10.2016 13:00:03" thestar.com At-risk youth get another shot at high school through Richmond Hill program A shelter for young people in York Region offers far more than just housing. The draw for 17-year-old Sabrina Wilson-Moore and other youth like her staying at the hub? A chance to finish high school.
"12.10.2016 12:00:04" thestar.com Rental property built in residential North York neighbourhood leads to 5-year fight with City After permit for family home was rejected, two brothers built a 21-room residence and rented units to international high school students. "Show me a legal student rental. Show me one."
"12.10.2016 11:00:03" thestar.com Ontario cap-and-trade system will come next year, aims to reduce emissions: Wynne Kathleen Wynne has called Ontarians 'very bad actors' when it comes to greenhouse gas produced. "We're very bad actors in terms of our per capita creation of emissions."
"12.10.2016 10:00:03" thestar.com Child marriage a growing international issue, report says Nonprofit Save the Children estimates that the number of women married in childhood will grow to 1.2 billion by 2050. Despite global efforts to combat the enduring practice, Save the Children estimates that the total number of women married in childhood will grow to 950 million by 2030 and to 1.2 billion by 2050.
"12.10.2016 09:00:03" thestar.com Liberals ready to invest in Bombardier, minister says Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains has announced up to $54 million in funds for a Bombardier-led aerospace-research consortium. It's not a matter of if but how, said Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains.
"12.10.2016 08:00:03" thestar.com New dwarf planet discovered far beyond Pluto The Iowa-sized object, named 2014 UZ224, was discovered by University of Michigan astrophysicist David Gerdes and his team. It's about half as big as Pluto and twice as distant
"12.10.2016 04:00:04" thestar.com How Trump tape unleashed a national conversation about sexual assault The Republican nominee's “grab 'em by the p-----” comment has prompted a tsunami of stories from women about their own sexual assaults. "It's not just about rape. There's all these things that women have endured, these violations of our bodies, that Trump says you can get away with."
"12.10.2016 03:00:03" thestar.com Fresh Bites: How to pick the right cooking apple What's the best apple for baking a pie? What about for applesauce? 'Tis the season of apple pie.
"12.10.2016 02:00:03" thestar.com Law allowing exemptions to Ontario's endangered species rules upheld Ontario's Court of Appeal upheld a decision to allow the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry to grant exemptions to industries such as forestry, oil and gas and mining. Environmental groups say the decision will leave many species without legal protection.
"12.10.2016 01:00:05" thestar.com Molson Coors set to increase beer selection in Canada with Miller deal More imported beers are poised to make their way into Canada after a $12-billion acquisition. Cheers!
"12.10.2016 00:00:03" thestar.com Rod Stewart becomes Sir Rod at Buckingham Palace The 71-year-old rocker was knighted by Prince William on Tuesday. The raspy-voiced singer of “Maggie May,” “Da Ya Think I'm Sexy” and “You Wear It Well” was honoured “for services to music and charity.”
"11.10.2016 23:30:04" thestar.com Shailene Woodley live-streams arrest at pipeline protest on Facebook Officials said the 'Divergent' star was arrested Monday for criminal trespass and engaging in a riot during a protest at a construction site. Morton County Sheriff's Department spokesman said actress Shailene Woodley was arrested Monday for criminal trespass and engaging in a riot during a protest at a construction site that involved about 300 people.
"11.10.2016 23:00:02" thestar.com Jerry Howarth refuses to say Cleveland team name Don't expect to hear the word “Indian” when Jerry Howarth calls the play-by-play in the Blue Jays' ALCS vs. Cleveland. Jerry Howarth said he made the decision back after the 1992 series, when the Blue Jays won their first World Series against Atlanta.
"11.10.2016 22:30:03" thestar.com Cleanup begins in Atlantic Canada after storm, heavy rains wreak havoc Atlantic Canada subjected to hours of rainfall, leading many communities to declare states of emergency. The effects of the tail end of Hurricane Matthew brought hours of rainfall across Atlantic Canada.
"11.10.2016 22:00:04" thestar.com Pink Ladoo Project aims to give sweet welcome to baby girls The Pink Ladoo Project, whose goal is to eliminate gender bias in South Asian communities. When a boy is born, South Asian families distribute yellow-coloured ladoo. The Pink Ladoo Project encourages families to distribute pink ladoo for their daughters' births.
"11.10.2016 21:30:03" thestar.com North York Councillor Shelley Carroll seeking provincial Liberal nomination After 13 years at city hall, Carroll has eyes on representing new Don Valley North provincial constituency. “To me this is about renewal. You shouldn't necessarily sit in one place forever and ever, amen,” said Carroll.
"11.10.2016 21:00:03" thestar.com Beware of mob justice in the age of social media: opinion We must ensure fundamental rights are not eroded by this new trend of social media crowdsourced evidence gathering. "By social media taking on these functions of judge, jury and sentencing, we not only leave ourselves open to having our lives ruined by being misidentified as a perpetrator ... We also put at risk our shared cultural understandings around how justice
"11.10.2016 20:30:02" thestar.com Is creating a reusable coffee cup a planet saver or a mug's game? One expert estimated that the plastic liner of a paper coffee cup could take about 30 years to break down. Something needs to be done. It had to be odourless, safe and able to withstand that British cuppa made with boiling water. The result, creator Andrew Brooks says, is stable, insulated, attractive and incredibly durable.
"11.10.2016 20:00:02" thestar.com City fires contractor on College St. sidewalk project The city says the contractor failed to live up to its contract but the contractor blames the city for delays. Does this look like beautification to you?
"11.10.2016 19:30:02" thestar.com Blue Jays turn to Marco Estrada to start Game 1 of ALCS Right-hander was brilliant for Toronto in ALDS opener vs. Texas. Estrada was brilliant for Toronto in the opener of their American League Division Series with Texas on Thursday.
"11.10.2016 19:00:04" thestar.com Gibbons remains perfect fit for Jays: DiManno The Jays' roster will change and new management might play favourites, but manager John Gibbons has done his part to earn a contract extension. What the suits upstairs should do is extend John Gibbons' contract because he's earned loyalty from above, writes Rosie DiManno.
"11.10.2016 18:30:03" thestar.com Kim Kardashian 'not doing that well' after Paris robbery, sister Khloe says Khloe went on 'Ellen' to address the incident in which Kim was robbed of $10 million worth of jewelry. "This is a really serious matter, and for Kim, I think that's really personal as to when that emotional terror — you could move on from that," says Khloe Kardashian.
"11.10.2016 18:00:05" thestar.com 'Hell' breaks out as student, police clashes escalate in South Africa Students hurled rocks at security guards and police fired stun grenades as demonstrators' protests for free education intensify. Police fired tear gas at protesters, a bus was set on fire and a priest was shot in the mouth with a rubber bullet.
"11.10.2016 17:30:02" thestar.com Hannah Georgas is performing at Mill Street Beer Hall tonight Fans and music lovers are invited to watch a live performance and interview with the four-time Juno Award nominee and indie pop musician. Hannah is giving away two pairs of tickets to her Dec. 7 show at the Mod Club in Toronto. The first 50 people to arrive for the show tonight at the Mill Street Beer Hall will be entered into a draw. It's a 19+ show and you must be there to win.
"11.10.2016 17:00:03" thestar.com Woman stripped of refugee status after questions raised over identity In a rare appeal case, Ottawa has overturned a decision to grant refugee status to a Nigerian woman, in part because of a misspelling of her name in a government birth document. A typo could be costly, especially when it's in the name on the ID of a refugee claimant.
"11.10.2016 16:00:04" thestar.com This former Toronto rooming house is now listed on Airbnb Airbnb rentals are putting pressure on affordable housing, critics say. For 30 years the boxy, Second Empire-style building at 180 Sherbourne St. operated as a licensed rooming house for some of Toronto's neediest residents. Today, it is listed on Airbnb for travellers looking for a bargain.
"11.10.2016 15:30:04" thestar.com Sophie Gregoire Trudeau opens TSX to mark International Day of the Girl The CEO of G(irls)20 says it's natural to involve Gregoire Trudeau, who she describes as a "champion for girls and young women." Yes, that is Sophie Gregoire Trudeau opening the TSX.
"11.10.2016 15:00:02" thestar.com Toronto vs. Cleveland has a familiar ring to it Second time the two cities have squared off in semifinals in five months after the Raptors fell to the Cavaliers in Eastern Conference Finals. Watch Raptor Kyle Lowry's front-and-centre video of Josh Donaldson's dash to home plate for the winning run against the Rangers.
"11.10.2016 14:30:03" thestar.com Autism system needs 'massive change,' minister says “It's going to be tough transforming a system overnight,” Michael Coteau tells the Star in a sit-down interview. The provincial minister in charge of children's autism services says the overhaul will address concerns such as the age cap on intensive care.
"11.10.2016 13:30:02" thestar.com Court slams refugee judge's rejection of Roma case Federal court justice calls refugee judge's rejection of Roma case "neither intelligible nor transparent." The federal judge criticized the refugee judge for challenging the claim by one of the family members that he was detained and struck by police officers for five hours because it didn't leave marks on his body.
"11.10.2016 13:00:03" thestar.com Doctors Without Borders pleads for access to Syria's embattled Aleppo The international charity says medical workers in Aleppo are exhausted and only 35 doctors remain in the area. Doctors Without Borders pleaded on Monday for access to treat the wounded in the rebel-held part of Syria's Aleppo, as the charity says their medical workers are exhausted.
"11.10.2016 12:30:27" thestar.com Fiat-Chrysler and Unifor reach last-minute deal, avert strike The tentative agreement has averted a threatened strike by 9,750 workers at Fiat-Chrysler's operations in Ontario. Unifor president Jerry Dias says the agreement includes a $325M investment at an assembly plant in Brampton and a pledge to upgrade its old paint shop.
"11.10.2016 12:00:04" thestar.com Phone bank hopes Americans in Canada are 'secret swing state' Activist network's volunteers mention no candidates to would-be voters, but they the Star on Monday that they find Republican nominee 'very scary.' An activist group hopes to help defeat Donald Trump in the upcoming U.S. election with a secret weapon: American expats living in Canada.
"11.10.2016 11:20:39" thestar.com Samsung stops making Galaxy Note 7 a day after halting sales Samsung Canada is asking all retail outlets to stop sales and exchanges of the Galaxy Note 7. Samsung Canada says consumers with either an original Galaxy Note 7 or replacement Galaxy Note 7 device should power down and stop using the device.
"11.10.2016 11:00:03" thestar.com Boom and bust, all at once: America's education divide fuels political polarization If it seems like Clinton and Trump are not only prescribing different economic solutions but describing different economic worlds, they are. Education and socio-economic status have a big impact not only only how the voter votes, but if they even know what they are voting for.
"11.10.2016 10:30:02" thestar.com Inflammatory article about Mississauga finds new home online As withdrawn column resurfaces, Ohio man says photo of him has become photo of writer — a use he calls 'fraudulent.' An article made incendiary claims about Mayor Bonnie Crombie — specifically that she "is converting Mississauga into a dangerous Islamic war zone" so that "they can kill her son just for being gay" — has quickly reappeared on another website.
"11.10.2016 10:00:03" thestar.com U of T project tracks the city's physical cultural diversity Researchers launch database looking at the waves of sports and activities introduced to the GTA by immigrants. From aboriginal snowshoeing to feather dancing to pan-African dance, new sports are introduced into Canada through immigration.
"11.10.2016 09:00:03" thestar.com Emails released by WikiLeaks show tension, turmoil within Clinton Foundation John Podesta, who acknowledges his emails were hacked, says the messages may have been altered. In the land of presidential candidate drama, newly leaked emails show tension and turmoil within Clinton Foundation.
"11.10.2016 08:00:03" thestar.com Zika cases to rise in Asia-Pacific, WHO predicts Authorities in the region are increasing surveillance and sharing information about the disease. Zika infections are on the rise in the Asia-Pacific region, and authorities are preparing for the fight.
"11.10.2016 05:00:03" thestar.com Why Yahoo users are struggling to switch services after mass breach | Toronto Star Yahoo disabled its email forwarding service in the wake of the hack. Yahoo has disabled its automatic email forwarding system, leaving those who want to quit over hacking concerns struggling to switch to rival services.
"11.10.2016 04:30:04" thestar.com Argonauts serve up Thanksgiving turkey vs. Stampeders Argos' playoff hopes even slimmer after blowout loss at BMO Field. Looks like the Argos got served this Thanksgiving — and we're not talking mashed potatoes and gravy.
"11.10.2016 03:58:53" thestar.com Fiat-Chrysler and Unifor reach tentative agreement Unifor has said its top priority is securing jobs for its members by persuading the company to commit to investment in its Canadian operations. #Breaking After a long weekend of bargaining, Unifor and Fiat-Chrysler's Canadian operations have reached a tentative agreement.
"11.10.2016 03:30:05" thestar.com Tiger Woods withdraws from Safeway Open and expected PGA Tour comeback Woods said his health is good but his game isn't quite ready for that level of competition. Tiger Woods is not quite ready for the PGA Tour, saying his game is "not where it needs to be."
"11.10.2016 03:14:00" thestar.com 4 dead in Brampton car crash that left cars 'engulfed in flames' Police advised late Monday that Bovaird Dr. will be closed in the area for 'at least a few hours' after two-car crash killed four people. A fiery two-car crash in Brampton on Monday night has left four people dead, Peel Regional Police say.
"11.10.2016 02:54:07" thestar.com Drake cancels remaining tour dates because of ankle injury Just two days after bringing the Summer Sixteen tour to Toronto, Drake has cancelled his last stops. Drake is cancelling the rest of his summer tour because of an ongoing ankle injury.
"11.10.2016 02:30:03" thestar.com Ontario's 'broad' medical pot vaping consultation involved only 2 people The Liberals' consultation was behind the exemption allowing medical marijuana users to vaporize anywhere. The new e-cigarette regulations banned the use of the devices anywhere regular cigarettes were prohibited. But the government provided a brief exemption for medical marijuana users based on what they said was a "broad consultation." That included two
"11.10.2016 02:02:53" thestar.com Cleveland Indians win ALDS series against Red Sox After a three game sweep in best-of-five series, the Cleveland Indians will now face the Toronto Blue Jays in ALCS. #Breaking After a 4-3 win against the Boston Red Sox tonight, the Cleveland Indians will now face the Toronto Blue Jays in the American League Championship Series.
"11.10.2016 01:45:11" thestar.com Bowmanville Zoo closes for good Zoo offered free admission to visitors, with an option to donate at the gate to fund the relocation of the zoo's animals. The controversial zoo, billed as North America's oldest, closed Monday after controversy regarding animal treatment, with animals' future homes unknown.
"11.10.2016 01:30:03" thestar.com Service resumes at New Jersey rail station after fatal crash The return of partial service was welcomed by commuters, despite painful memories of the accident. NJ Transit workers stood next to the platform to greet commuters, handing out free water bottles next to a sign that said “Thanks for your patience.”
"11.10.2016 00:58:54" thestar.com Hannah Georgas to perform at Mill Street Beer Hall on October 11 You're invited to watch a live performance and interview with the indie pop musician. Fans and music lovers, you're invited! Star Newsroom Concert Series presents Hannah Georgas at Mill Street Beer Hall.
"11.10.2016 00:30:03" thestar.com Cities' homelessness plans doomed to fail without federal cash: Report National housing plan urgently needed to replace patchwork of meagre, short-term funding, according to a new report. One of the fastest growing groups of homeless people in Toronto is older adults. About 29 per cent are over age 50, more than double the proportion who were homeless four years ago, according to city statistics.
"11.10.2016 00:00:03" thestar.com Releasing anger through exercise increases risk of heart attack, Canadian study finds The new research was collected by the Population Health Research Institute at McMaster University. If you're angry or stressed, simmer down before heading to the gym. This Canadian study ties heavy exertion while stressed or mad to a tripled risk of having a heart attack.
"10.10.2016 23:30:03" thestar.com Public Health denies project funds to historically-funded HIV organizations Several HIV/AIDS networks whose projects were funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada have had their new applications rejected. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has denied or cut back project funding requests of several HIV/AIDS organizations, leaving some worrying where they'll find financial resources to keep operating.
"10.10.2016 23:00:03" thestar.com Daily Bread, others may cut ties with troubled Flemingdon Community Food Bank Owing $90,000 in rent, local food bank sounds alarm as other groups consider starting fresh in Flemingdon Park. The Flemingdon Community Food Bank is now $90,000 in rent arrears, and regularly experiences food shortages. But, given how much food has been sent there, administration at Daily Bread are left scratching their heads about why.
"10.10.2016 22:00:03" thestar.com What the French really mean when they say 'bonjour' Authors Julie Barlow and Jean-Benoit Nadeau explore the “secret codes” of French speakers in their book The Bonjour Effect. Saying 'Bonjour' does not necessarily mean hello.
"10.10.2016 21:30:02" Timeline Photos Hurricane Matthew is gone, but it left behind a water-logged landscape in North Carolina where flooding was expected to persist for the rest of the week. http://on.thestar.com/2dL3lk6
"10.10.2016 21:00:03" thestar.com Drake breaks record for most American Music Awards nominations in a single year The Toronto rapper earned 13 nominations — surpassing Michael Jackson's 11 in 1984. Drake broke Michael Jackson's mark of 11 nominations in a single year from 1984.
"10.10.2016 20:00:04" thestar.com Why more women are ditching the birth control pill When the birth control pill was introduced in the 1960s, it brought women a revolutionary sense of freedom and choice. Today, the pill's popularity is on the decline as women embrace alternatives. “All of my friends are not on the pill,” Benedict says.
"10.10.2016 19:30:03" thestar.com Blue Jays strike out with service dog Human rights complaint says team won't let him buy accessible seats online. People who need accessible seating can't buy it via the ballclub's website or Ticketmaster's but instead must do so via phone, and Andrew Sprague, who identifies himself as an “experienced accessibility advocate,” says that's discriminatory.
"10.10.2016 18:59:21" thestar.com Sidney Crosby diagnosed with concussion Crosby was reportedly concussed at practice Friday, and missed practice Monday to undergo concussion testing. The Pittsburgh Penguins say captain Sidney Crosby has been diagnosed with a concussion, just days before the team is scheduled to open the regular season at home against Washington.
"10.10.2016 18:37:00" thestar.com Good Shepherd Centre feeds the needy for Thanksgiving The centre made about 1,600 meals for people struggling with poverty and homelessness in this annual event. With the help of 170 turkeys, 100 litres of gravy and over 50 volunteers, the Good Shepherd Centre is hosting its annual Thanksgiving feast on Monday afternoon.
"10.10.2016 18:00:03" thestar.com Dying man stuck in hospital psych ward for almost three years 'I'm dying in the worst possible way,” says the 42-year-old refugee from Iran who was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease and is seeking a spot in long-term care. Hassan Ason Mazianani is no longer able to walk due to the onset of Lou Gehrig's disease. He is stuck at St. Mike's psychiatric ward but what he really needs is long term care.
"10.10.2016 17:00:03" thestar.com Canadian military to consider leaving sex crimes with civilian courts The first internal review of the military justice system will also look at how evidence is used in courts martial and whether the military has the right offences and punishments. First internal review of the military justice system will look at how evidence is used and whether the military has the right offences and punishments.
"10.10.2016 16:00:04" thestar.com The real store that became Kim's Convenience The shop featured in the CBC show exists in downtown Toronto, but it's not the one that first inspired creator Ins Choi Recognize the shop on the new CBC series 'Kim's Convenience'? Head over to Mimi's Variety on Queen St. E. near Sherbourne St.
"10.10.2016 15:30:02" thestar.com Fact check: Donald Trump made 33 false claims at second debate For a second straight debate, Donald Trump uttered far more false claims than Hillary Clinton did. Trump made 33 false claims. Clinton made five.
"10.10.2016 15:00:03" thestar.com Samsung stops production of Galaxy Note 7 after reports of devices catching fire Reports of the new cellphone — even the replacement version — catching fire have been circulating for weeks. Samsung Electronics has temporarily halted production of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones.
"10.10.2016 14:30:03" thestar.com 'Turkey Dump' a holiday breakup tradition Handling the aftermath of 'Dumpsgiving' can be tricky, no matter which side of the breakup you're on. Known widely as the “Turkey Dump” or “Dumpsgiving,” it's the phenomenon of first-year university and college students, immersed in their new academic and social lives, ending things with their high school sweethearts the very next time they see them —
"10.10.2016 14:00:03" thestar.com As TTC's new streetcars lag behind, Detroit and L.A. stay on track As Bombardier concedes it 'failed to meet expectations' in Toronto, deals with other companies bear fruit. As major delays continue to plague the TTC's order of 204 new streetcars from Bombardier, other cities like Detroit and Los Angeles are celebrating the arrival of their fresh transit vehicles, built by other manufacturers, on — and in the case of Detroit,
"10.10.2016 13:00:03" thestar.com This Is Us scrutinized for treatment of overweight character NBC series shows a plus-size woman courting a genuine love interest in a non-comedic way. 'This is Us' is drawing some scrutiny for the seemingly one-dimensional storyline of an overweight character.
"10.10.2016 12:00:03" thestar.com Pregnancy loss bill provides comfort to grieving families MPP Mike Colle introduced act to support parents after watching the pain his daughter went through after three miscarriages. A private member's bill proclaims October 15 as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day, in addition to promising more resources and support for parents who suffer through a miscarriage or stillbirth.
"10.10.2016 11:30:03" thestar.com No break, but no deal as Fiat-Chrysler contract talks extend through long weekend The two sides are bargaining through the long weekend in hopes of reaching a contract. Unifor, the union representing workers in Brampton and Windsor, has threatened job action if a deal isn't reached by 11:59 p.m. Monday night.
"10.10.2016 11:00:01" Timeline Photos This work often creates tensions with architects, who don't want to modify their designs, and developers, who don't want to pay for suggested changes.
"10.10.2016 10:00:03" thestar.com Social assistance cuts making it harder to regain custody Children's aid societies want Ontario to stop making it tougher to get kids back by cutting housing and other benefits. The slashing of Ontario Works or disability benefits forces parents into deeper poverty and makes it “very difficult, if not impossible” to get their kids back, the tribunal has ruled.
"10.10.2016 09:00:04" thestar.com When 'Joe' the 'Plumber' earned a licence to shill During the U.S. presidential race eight years ago, Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher's clash with Obama inspired and infuriated America. Oct. 12, 2008: Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama answers a question from Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher in Holland, Ohio. His musings on taxes somehow propelled him to an improbably star status among Republicans.
"10.10.2016 08:00:00" thestar.com Virginia teacher charged with assault after writing 'focus' on student's forehead The 46-year-old math teacher reportedly got upset with the student for asking questions and not focusing in class. The 46-year-old math teacher got upset with the student for asking questions and not focusing in class, according to a criminal complaint cited by the paper.
"10.10.2016 05:28:21" thestar.com Five key moments from Blue Jays win over Rangers Toronto once again capitalized on mistakes by Texas, completing a three-game sweep Sunday. Here are five key moments from Sunday's game that set the stage for the dramatic end.
"10.10.2016 04:00:03" thestar.com Hurricane Matthew cleanup goes on in Florida despite alligators nearby All in all, Florida's oldest tourist attractions fared well during the storm. Hurricane cleanup is underway at St. Augustine Alligator Farm, where picking up debris is a little more complicated than usual.
"10.10.2016 03:15:08" thestar.com Blue Jays sweep ALDS series after home turf win Toronto will play the winner of the division series between the Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians in the AL Championship Series. #Breaking The Toronto Blue Jays won the third best-of-five game of the ALDS 7-6 against the Texas Rangers.
"10.10.2016 03:00:03" thestar.com UKIP lawmaker released from French hospital 3 days after altercation Steven Woolfe was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries after collapsing following an altercation of some type with fellow UKIP legislator Mike Hookem. Steven Woolfe, who had been a leading contender in the race for party leadership, is thought to be returning to Britain.
"10.10.2016 02:26:30" Timeline Photos Hillary Clinton is stepping up her game in tonight's debate. Follow the last minutes: http://on.thestar.com/USdebate
"10.10.2016 02:00:03" thestar.com Kim's Convenience mines Korean grocery store for laughs The sharp, sometimes subversive CBC comedy expands award-winning play into a 13-episode sitcom. “It was my first high school job. I didn't know it was research back then,” laughs Ins Choi, the creator of Kim's Convenience.
"10.10.2016 01:48:19" Timeline Photos Donald Trump had something to say about respect for women in the second U.S. presidential debate. Follow for video and live blog: http://on.thestar.com/USdebate
"10.10.2016 01:30:03" thestar.com Mississauga website yanks inflammatory article about Muslims, mayor Column alleging violence at local high school replaced by statement claiming “freedom of speech is dead.” Statement claims staff got death threats. The Mississauga Gazette has pulled the inflammatory article, replacing it with a statement claiming "freedom of speech is dead."
"10.10.2016 01:00:03" thestar.com Is natural gas the saviour for rural Ontarians struggling with steep hydro bills? At Thanksgiving, farmers facing high hydro bills prod government for natural gas to lower their heating costs Forget about mashed potatoes and apple pie — this is about natural gas that would bring the option of cheaper heating than the expensive electricity thousands of rural ratepayers rely upon.
"10.10.2016 00:55:03" thestar.com LIVE: Second U.S. presidential debate begins Debate kicks off just after Donald Trump appeared with a panel of women who have previously accused Bill Clinton of sexual misconduct. Will Donald Trump be able to turn the tables on Hillary Clinton in the second U.S. presidential debate? Follow our file for video and blog updates.
"10.10.2016 00:30:13" thestar.com Billy Bush, embroiled in Trump tape scandal, asked to take break from 'Today' The co-anchor Bush has been asked to take a break after audio of him exchanging sexist remarks with Donald Trump ran heavily over the weekend. NBC News executives say there are no plans to suspend or fire Today Show co-host Billy Bush over the leaked conversation that took place before he and Trump taped a 2005 segment for "Access Hollywood."
"10.10.2016 00:00:06" thestar.com Hurricane Matthew downgraded, triggers severe flooding in North Carolina At least seven people dead in North Carolina as the state faces “major destruction” from Hurricane Matthew, says the governor. Forecasters said North Carolina and Virginia could get even more rain and warned of the danger of life-threatening flooding through Monday night.
"09.10.2016 23:32:43" thestar.com Jays fans rooting for a sweep of ALDS series Fans following from the Rogers Centre and The Nest at Nathan Phillips Square think the Jays will have the home field advantage in Game 3. Get your brooms out — our hometown Blue Jays are ready for a sweep. Follow our live blog for updates if you can't be there in person.
"09.10.2016 23:30:03" thestar.com Mourning girlfriend questions SIU account of killing After watchdog clears police in Port Perry slaying, a Durham woman wants answers. "I'll never get it out of my mind: 'Drop it now! Drop it now! Pop. Pop,'" she told the Star last week.
"09.10.2016 22:48:07" thestar.com Meet the ex-convict leading the mayor's race in Richmond, Va. | Toronto Star Joe Morrissey is leading despite a recent conviction for his relationship with an underage girl — now his wife. A hothead with a mug shot. Shunned by his city's political elite. Blunt, unapologetic, quirkily charismatic, frequently dishonest. If the Joe Morrissey story sounds familiar, it is. Except that the late Rob Ford had nothing on him.
"09.10.2016 22:30:02" thestar.com Attempts to clarify surrogacy rules could hurt altruistic surrogates in Canada Reimbursements are about to come under the microscope as Health Canada moves to bring clarity to the area of surrogacy financing — a move experts fear could either kill surrogacy in Canada or drive it underground. Paying surrogates for their services is illegal in Canada. But with plenty of room for interpretation in Canada's imprecise federal law, reimbursements for expenses such as lost wages, extra groceries and travel to medical appointments have become common
"09.10.2016 22:06:57" thestar.com Trump slams GOP ahead of debate, raises Clinton scandals Donald Trump has signalled that he may try to turn the focus of Sunday's debate to Bill Clinton's treatment of women. Even Trump's most loyal supporters have struggled to defend the Republican presidential nominee.
"09.10.2016 21:50:18" thestar.com Virginia teacher charged with assault after writing 'focus' on student's forehead The 46-year-old math teacher reportedly got upset with the student for asking questions and not focusing in class. A Virginia math teacher allegedly became upset with an eighth-grade student for failing to focus in class.
"09.10.2016 21:00:03" thestar.com Blue Jays fever in Sioux Lookout takes on deeper meaning Toronto Blue Jays' donation of a new diamond to First Nation high school part of plan to reduce injuries — and dropouts Blue Jays fever goes very far north, and a $100,000 donation from the Jays Care Foundation's Field of Dreams grant program will go a long way for local kids.
"09.10.2016 20:41:44" thestar.com Ryan Reynolds pens birthday tribute to Newfoundland-born cancer victim The Canadian actor visited the boy in an Edmonton hospital earlier this year and gave him an advance screening of his film “Deadpool.” Canadian-born Ryan Reynolds previously visited Connor McGrath at an Edmonton hospital and has written an emotional tribute on what would have been McGrath's 14th birthday.
"09.10.2016 20:00:03" thestar.com The race for equality in Ontario Coates is considering a protest at provincial championships to highlight that women race a shorter course than men. Cross-country runner Victoria Coates is speaking out for women who want to run the same distance as men in Ontario, which hasn't followed the lead of the sport's world and national bodies in quest for fairness.
"09.10.2016 19:00:04" thestar.com Stop detaining migrant children in holding centres: Editorial An average of 242 children were held in immigration detention centres with a parent or their family each year between 2010 and 2014. This practice must be stopped. Editorial: How is it possible that a toddler could be held in a cell in Canada for two years, never mind searched?
"09.10.2016 18:30:03" thestar.com Neil Young rocks at Desert Trip music festival for 2 hours Wearing his trademark black hat, Young opened the second night of the music festival in California alone before his band joined him onstage. Wearing his trademark black hat, Young started his set alone behind the piano, opening with “After the Gold Rush,” accompanying himself on harmonica.
"09.10.2016 18:00:01" thestar.com A little superstition can be a good thing in baseball A psychological boost can help a player's performance, researchers say. Let's be honest: No sport is rifer with superstitions than baseball.
"09.10.2016 17:00:03" thestar.com Study says apes have ability to think like humans in an important way Researchers have found that great apes can see the world from someone else's point of view — even when they know that point of view is dead wrong. Our primate cousins might be more like us than we originally thought.
"09.10.2016 16:58:06" thestar.com Beer will be poured in cups for remainder of Blue Jays' postseason at Rogers Centre The Blue Jays send Aaron Sanchez to the mound with the chance to sweep the Texas Rangers in the best-of-five ALDS. Here's your Blue Jays-Rangers ALDS Game 3 tip sheet. Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said the beer tossing “needs to stop,” but he praised Jays' fans for being “one of the more loud raucous crowds I've seen in baseball.
"09.10.2016 16:00:04" thestar.com It's official: Tiger Woods set to return to PGA Tour next week Woods has entered Safeway Open in Napa, first event on wraparound schedule. After more than a one-year hiatus, Tiger Woods is returning to golf.
"09.10.2016 15:30:03" thestar.com Mississauga mayor files hate-crime complaint after inflammatory article Bonnie Crombie says local web publication crossed the line with article headlined, 'Bonnie's Muslims Are Molesting Teenage Girls in Mississauga Highschools.' Crombie said it's not the attacks on her she's most disturbed by, it's the article's attacks on her family, as well as the entire Muslim community.
"09.10.2016 15:00:03" thestar.com LeBron James backing Hillary Clinton alters endorsement game Times have changed since Michael Jordan's infamous “Republicans buy sneakers, too” line, opening door for LeBron and other athletes to speak more freely with less financial risk. The winner in Ohio has gone on to win each of the last 10 presidential elections. A Clinton win could speed James' evolution from athlete to businessman to political power broker.
"09.10.2016 14:00:03" thestar.com Basic income is coming to Ontario: now what? Basic income on its own will not be enough to eliminate poverty or achieve the other objectives its proponents are pursuing How do we ensure all Canadians need live in poverty? Ontario has an opportunity to lead, but all governments will have to be at the table. #Commentary
"09.10.2016 13:00:03" thestar.com Maple Leafs captains look back at franchise's glory days We asked three who wore the 'C' about their favourite Leafs, past and present. This year — the Leafs centennial season — alumni will be called upon to relive their glory days.
"09.10.2016 12:00:03" thestar.com Ahmadiyya Caliph criticizes 'extremist mullahs' The true teaching of Islam has been misinterpreted by clerics, says the leader of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community. “These clerics or so called extremist mullahs — they have really misconstrued the true teachings of the Holy Qur'an and most of the Muslims are just ignorant of the true teachings,” said the Caliph in Mississauga.
"09.10.2016 11:00:02" thestar.com Leaderless NDP looks to rising star Jagmeet Singh: Cohn A poster child for ethnic outreach and youthful style, Jagmeet Singh is the jolt of energy a moribund NDP needs now. Jagmeet Singh is the jolt of energy a moribund NDP needs now, writes Martin Regg Cohn.
"09.10.2016 10:00:03" thestar.com Heritage won with the Wellington Destructor, lost in Mimico: Micallef The heritage designation saved the Wellington Destructor and could have saved 1 Audley St. in Mimico. The Wellington Destructor. Is there a better-named building in Toronto?
"09.10.2016 09:00:03" thestar.com What's open and closed on Thanksgiving weekend in Toronto A round up of news on transit and road closures, stores that are open and those that are closed, and special events in the city. The Thanksgiving long weekend means fall colours, huge meals and . . . plenty of road closures.
"09.10.2016 08:00:03" thestar.com The Star's Rachel Mendleson wins Tracey Tyler Award Star reporter honoured for work on Motherisk lab. The Toronto Star's Rachel Mendleson is the winner of Innocence Canada's second Tracey Tyler Award, for her investigative work on the Motherisk lab.
"09.10.2016 05:00:03" thestar.com How one family transformed this Roncesvalles home Window placement, a central kitchen for entertaining and added space with a three-storey addition combine to create one family's sanctuary. They bought this Roncesvalles home for $1 million in 2012. Here's what it looks like after a $600,000 makeover.
"09.10.2016 04:00:03" thestar.com Dating Diaries: It was totally hot, and so were we…but his motto was 'no commitment' Talia got the ball rolling by asking Drew out. They connected over music and the conversation flowed easily. But Drew's motto was “No commitment” and Taila wanted more. "I wanted more."
"09.10.2016 03:00:04" thestar.com Probability of Netflix entering Chinese market 'doesn't look good,' CEO says Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings said the company is Netflix shares had plunged as much as 4.8 per cent in early trading following the CEO's comments.
"09.10.2016 02:30:03" thestar.com 'Champagne celebrations are ridiculous': I'll Have Another, Ep. 18 Hosts Laura Armstrong and Doug Smith have a lot to say about the Jays. Is another champagne toast in store for the Blue Jays if they win Game 3 of ALDS? I'll Have Another's Doug Smith and Laura Armstrong frown on that.
"09.10.2016 02:15:02" thestar.com Blue Jays pin their hopes on Aaron Sanchez in Game 3 Team manager John Gibbons is pleased with the series thus far. On Sunday the Toronto Blue Jays will hand the ball to Aaron Sanchez, their best pitcher, with a chance to sweep the Texas Rangers, at home, in the best-of-five American League Division Series.
"09.10.2016 02:00:03" thestar.com The wild convention that launched Bill Davis's premiership The 1971 Ontario PC leadership race was no cakewalk for Bill Davis — although not much went right for anyone. An excerpt from Steve Paikin's new biography of the premier. An excerpt from Steve Paikin's new biography of Bill Davis.
"09.10.2016 01:42:06" thestar.com Hannah Georgas to perform at Mill Street Beer Hall on October 11 The performance will take place on Oct. 11 at the Mill Street Beer Hall, in Toronto's Distillery District. You've heard her song “You've Got a Place Called Home” — Hannah Georgas is bringing the "incredible depth" of her new album to our Toronto Star Newsroom Concert Series next week.
"09.10.2016 01:30:03" thestar.com Shawn Mendes wants to be John Mayer when he grows up With a second No. 1 album under his belt, the teen pop-guitar god is ready for rock. "That album was when I stopped listening to music and started feeling music," said Shawn Mendes of John Mayer's album 2006 album Continuum.
"09.10.2016 00:47:40" thestar.com Donald Trump's candidacy imploding over sexual assault remarks Trump's 2005 remarks about women has sent his campaign into a historic crisis that looks a lot like an unstoppable death spiral. Has Donald Trump's remarks about kissing and groping a woman without consent cost him an election win?
"09.10.2016 00:25:05" thestar.com Two police officers killed, one injured in Palm Springs shooting Police said the shooting occurred after officers arrived at a home following a report of a domestic disturbance. Two police officers have been killed, and one injured after a shooting in Palm Springs, California as law enforcement responded to a family dispute.
"08.10.2016 23:57:58" thestar.com Queen's Park protest aims at pit-bull ban Cheri DiNovo, NDP MPP, is re-tabling her bill to repeal breed-specific legislation. Cheri DiNovo, NDP MPP for Parkdale-High Park, is re-tabling her bill to repeal breed-specific legislation. "The ban is cruel and unscientific," she said. "If it's a bite by a Chihuahua, it doesn't make the news. If it's a pit bull, it makes it news."
"08.10.2016 23:30:04" thestar.com Long weekend will have weather to be thankful for Many Torontonians ditched their comfy fall sweaters for T-shirts and shorts on Toronto streets on Saturday. Thanksgiving Monday will be bright and 15 C. You might want to move that family dinner outdoors. #StarWeather
"08.10.2016 23:00:03" thestar.com Judge upholds Toronto hookah ban A Superior Court of Ontario judge ruled Friday that Toronto's hookah ban is valid The ban was passed by Toronto's city council in December of 2015.
"08.10.2016 22:30:04" thestar.com Four beers worthy of a Thanksgiving feast These choices can pair with everything on your plate, from well-seasoned turkey to pumpkin pie. Ditch the wine this Thanksgiving — turkey belongs with beer.
"08.10.2016 22:00:04" thestar.com Robert De Niro says 'I'd like to punch Trump in the face' Actor went on a Raging Bull-esque rant aimed at Trump, while also encouraging America to vote. Robert De Niro took a Raging Bull-esque aim at Donald Trump, noting: "He's a punk, he's a dog, he's a pig..." It didn't end there.
"08.10.2016 21:30:02" thestar.com Checking on zoo pandas' progress just before birthday Another lazy Saturday, but that's just how the young stars at Toronto Zoo like it. Almost a year after their birth, we check on the adorable Toronto Zoo pandas.
"08.10.2016 21:00:03" thestar.com Toronto's skyline is about to join the big-leagues: What the city could look like in 2020 Toronto's skyline is entering the stratosphere... at least by North American standards. A look at what 10 new projects will mean to the city, its residents and its image. "It's actually magical."
"08.10.2016 20:30:04" thestar.com Inside Toronto's new cassette store Toronto's Dupe Shop, a store specializing in cassettes, is celebrating its grand opening Saturday. Have you saved all those mix tapes you made in the '80s and '90s? This is your day for vindication.
"08.10.2016 20:00:03" thestar.com Fund to prevent homelessness stacked against kids, disabled, advocates say A Toronto single mother's struggle to get help from a city fund after a bedbug infestation prompts review of program. Under a city-run emergency housing fund, Laura Bardeau was eligible for up to $1,500 to buy new beds.
But when she applied, she got nothing.
"08.10.2016 19:30:02" thestar.com Trump's misogynistic comments prompt Republican backlash, calls to resign The U.S. presidential nominee vows to 'never' resign after the Trump Tapes revealed a damning conversation he had in 2005. Running mate Mike Pence says he was "offended by the words and actions described by Donald Trump" and he could not "condone his remarks and cannot defend them."
"08.10.2016 19:00:03" thestar.com Carbon tax boils down to choices: Paul Wells If the price of gas gets so high it stings, you know what to do: Use less gas. There are many ways to do this. At $50 per tonne of carbon emissions after five years, the Liberal carbon tax isn't designed to wipe out human life on this planet or send Canada hurtling backward to Robert Borden's time, writes Paul Wells.
"08.10.2016 18:37:10" thestar.com Anti-transgender law backfires on North Carolina Republicans HB2, the "bathroom bill" targeted at transgender people, may cost North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory his job. HB2 (for House Bill 2), is straight out of a Republican electoral playbook: pick a fight about LGBT people, rile up social conservatives, ride the fury turnout to victory. This time, it is not working.
"08.10.2016 18:00:03" thestar.com First woman to have a baby after receiving a womb transplant used her mother's uterus Swedish doctor, Dr. Mats Brannstrom, makes science history as the only doctor to perform the procedure. Emelie Eriksson and her son were born from the same womb.
"08.10.2016 17:00:03" thestar.com Readers still care about language use: Public Editor Rarely a day goes by without several Toronto Star readers emailing the public editor's office to point out mistakes. Whatever cutbacks newsrooms have been hit with, whatever new challenges multi-tasking journalists face, readers still expect excellence in how journalists use the language, writes Public Editor Kathy English.
"08.10.2016 16:00:03" thestar.com TTC labour complaint says union condoned illegal strike TTC needed about 40 drivers for overtime shift, but only nine signed up, and the agency used supervisors to drive the trains instead. The TTC has filed an application with the Ontario Labour Relations Board claiming that transit agency's union condoned an illegal strike during Nuit Blanche.
"08.10.2016 15:00:03" thestar.com New standards will tighten rules governing sperm and egg banks The Canadian Standards Association at the request of Health Canada have drafted new standards. Sperm and egg banks will be required to review donors' medical records and conduct more genetic testing under proposed new Canadian standards for assisted reproduction.
"08.10.2016 14:03:00" thestar.com Trump issues apology for lewd conversation about women in 2005 Late Friday night, following sharp criticism by Republican leaders, Trump issued a short video statement saying, “I said it, I was wrong, and I apologize.” "I've never said I'm a perfect person, nor pretended to be someone that I'm not."
"08.10.2016 14:00:04" thestar.com Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski calls election for Nov. 7 This will be the 38th general election in the territory and the second for Pasloski as premier and leader of the Yukon Party. After weeks of unofficial campaigning by all the parties in the legislature, Premier Darrell Pasloski ended the wait by calling the election for Nov. 7.
"08.10.2016 13:00:03" thestar.com Lessons of Haiti quake crucial in hurricane: Porter Central government's official death toll reached almost 300, Reuters news agency's tally was more than 800. Haiti taught the world something six years ago, it is this: unco-ordinated international aid cannot rebuild a country, writes The Star's Catherine Porter.
"08.10.2016 12:00:03" thestar.com Trump dismisses prep for second debate, calling mock sessions 'annoying' Trump is flat-out refusing to participate in mock sessions, saying such play-acting is annoying. Donald Trump is resisting suggestions from his advisers to practise exhaustively for the second presidential debate, which will be held Sunday night.
"08.10.2016 11:00:03" thestar.com Jays take charge with four swings — and a prayer: Arthur Fears for Francisco Liriano after line drive to the head linger as Jays, with a big hand from Roberto Osuna, fly home with commanding lead in ALDS. The Toronto Blue Jays had spent the better part of two games reducing the best arms of the Texas Rangers to soot and ash, and midway through the second game it felt like last year: ridiculous, triumphant, absurd.
"08.10.2016 10:00:04" thestar.com What toxicology can — and can't — tell us about alcohol and consent There is no blood alcohol level that automatically means someone is unable to consent to sex. There is also no way to definitively establish cognitive capacity by looking at a blood-alcohol level.
"08.10.2016 09:00:03" thestar.com Prosit! Trudeau taps into Kitchener's Oktoberfest spirits The prime minister did the ceremonial tapping of the keg in front of city hall in Kitchener to set the suds flowing and get a week of Oktoberfest celebrations underway. “But when you get a crowd like this and you get to tap a keg, I have to say: How can this not be one of the favourite things on the calendar?” Trudeau said.
"08.10.2016 05:00:03" thestar.com Maple Leafs fall to Red Wings in pre-season action The teams will meet again Saturday night in Detroit to wrap up the pre-season. Detroit forward Ben Street also suffered a skate cut to the neck in the exhibition clash in Hamilton.
"08.10.2016 04:00:04" thestar.com Five key moments in Blue Jays' Game 2 victory The Jays' Game 2 success starts with Tulowitzki and ends with Osuna. The Jays hit three homers in the top of the fifth — the first time in Texas Rangers starter Yu Darvish's career he'd allowed three in a single inning.
"08.10.2016 03:00:04" thestar.com Alberta deaths confirm opioid deadlier than fentanyl circulating in province Carfentanil is about 100 times more toxic than fentanyl and about 10,000 times more toxic than morphine. Alberta health officials say two recent deaths confirm an opioid deadlier than fentanyl is circulating in the province.
"08.10.2016 02:03:42" thestar.com Jean Francois Lisee elected Parti Québécois leader Lisee beat out fellow members of the legislature Alexandre Cloutier and Martine Ouellet and the unelected Paul St-Pierre Plamondon. #Breaking Jean-François Lisée has been elected leader of the sovereigntist Parti Québécois. He has been a member of the legislature since 2012.
"08.10.2016 01:35:02" thestar.com No capacity to consent, judge rules in sex assault case Woman was too intoxicated to have the ability to consent to sex – and accused ignored the clear signs, judge rules. When a sexual assault victim could not remember, surveillance videos filled in the missing pieces.
"08.10.2016 01:15:02" thestar.com Coldplay will finally return to Toronto next summer The U.K. superstars have scheduled their first local date in five years for Aug. 21 at the Rogers Centre. Coldplay is coming back to town, and they will try to fix you.
"08.10.2016 01:00:04" thestar.com 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' on indefinite hiatus after Kim's robbery in Paris Many claimed her avid social media use put her at high risk of such an attack. Kim Kardashian West's popular reality show "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" is on an indefinite hiatus.
"08.10.2016 00:30:02" thestar.com Sarnia mayor harassed, bullied city workers, report finds A workplace investigation found Mike Bradley harassed and bullied four complainants. After he harassed and bullied four employees, a report with recommendations for Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley is in the hands of the town's city council.
"08.10.2016 00:15:03" thestar.com Watch Sarah Paulson bust a rhyme on Jimmy Fallon The recent Emmy-winner owned a cover of 'Shoop.' Even Salt-N-Pepa loved it. Sarah Paulson slayed Salt-N-Pepa's 'Shoop.' The internet went wild.
"08.10.2016 00:00:03" thestar.com Toronto man cleared of charges he already served time for Nosakhare Ohenhen was recently acquitted of a number of drug and firearm offences. Three years after he was released from a six-year prison stay, Nosakhare Ohenhen was acquitted of all charges.
"07.10.2016 23:30:03" thestar.com Jays' Josh Donaldson tweets 'Hello' to Adele Adele performed wearing a Jays jersey during her Air Canada Centre concert Thursday after the Jays beat the Rangers 10-1. Jays' star Josh Donaldson said "Hello" to British singer/songwriter Adele from the other side (of Twitter).
"07.10.2016 23:08:04" thestar.com Online trolls take a run at The Fixer over shopping cart: The Fixer Lots of bile was posted on The Star's Facebook page by people who think we should have dragged the cart out ourselves. Many Star readers were upset with our Fixer column on a shopping cart in Pickering's Duffins Creek. Here is a look at how we do our part.
"07.10.2016 22:49:55" thestar.com Ken Pagan goes from local favourite to Public Enemy No. 1 His friends never imagined Pagan would have gone from a beloved sports reporter and fan to Public Enemy No. 1 overnight. Who is Ken Pagan? His friends speak out.
"07.10.2016 22:30:02" thestar.com Surveillance video appears to show woman pocketing engagement ring left at resto Durham police say the woman hid the ring when its owner came back to retrieve it and pretended to help find it Surveillance video appears to show the woman finding the ring, showing it to the man, then hiding it, said Durham Regional Police. Video then shows the woman help the victim search for the ring, which is valued at $3,000.
"07.10.2016 22:15:03" thestar.com Hannah Georgas to perform at Mill Street Beer Hall on October 11 Show starts at 7 p.m., but come early — it's a limited-capacity, first-come, first-served event. Fans and music lovers are invited to watch a live performance and interview with four-time Juno Award nominee and indie pop musician Hannah Georgas.
"07.10.2016 22:00:03" thestar.com Hurricane Matthew forces Caribbean-bound Disney cruise to Maritimes instead The ship, with a passenger capacity of 2,700, arrives Tuesday in Halifax, along with three other previously scheduled ships. The Disney Magic was to leave New York City Friday for the Bahamas and Florida, but is now heading to the Nova Scotia ports of Sydney and Halifax as well as Saint John, N.B.
"07.10.2016 21:51:59" Hannah Georgas: Live at Mill Street Beer Hall Hannah Georgas: Live at Mill Street Beer Hall Fans and music lovers are invited to watch a live performance and interview with four-time Juno Award nominee and indie pop musician Hannah Georgas.
Part of season two of the Toronto Star's Newsroom Concert Series, the show starts at 7 p.m., but come
"07.10.2016 21:15:05" thestar.com 'When you're a star they let you do it': Trump's vulgar boasts about women captured on tape The 2005 conversation captured Trump bragging about trying to have sex with women while he was married to Melania. "I moved on her like a bitch, but I couldn't get there. And she was married," Donald Trump says, in a 2005 conversation caught on a hot microphone.
"07.10.2016 20:50:02" thestar.com Blue Jays shock Rangers with home run parade, take 2-0 series lead in ALDS The Jays have now won five straight post-season games against the Rangers going back to last year. #Breaking The Blue Jays took a 5-3 win over the Texas Rangers on Friday, commanding a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five American League Division Series.
"07.10.2016 20:21:18" thestar.com RCMP opens investigation into Manitoba switched-at-birth cases The force said the investigation into the Manitoba men will be separate from the review the federal government has already announced. The RCMP says it has started an investigation into two cases of babies who were switched at birth at a northern Manitoba hospital more than 40 years ago.