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Decision time for Raptors’ Ujiri and MLSE: Arthur

With help from former MLSE boss Tim Leiweke, no less, the Knicks ramp up recruiting of Raptors boss Masai Ujiri to replace outgoing Zen master Phil Jackson. The ball’s...

‘I took a hostage. Are you listening to me?’

Wednesday morning, a man called the Toronto Star saying he was “at a breaking point.” It was clear this was unlike any other call into the newsroom. Source: Canada...

Former city bureaucrat Jim Hart appointed to Ward 44 seat

Hart beat former city councillor David Soknacki and 35 other candidates for the job as steward for the once-vacant ward. Source: Canada News TS Link: Former city bureaucrat Jim...

North Korea warns U.S. and the rest of the world it will keep building nuclear arsenal

“No matter what others say, whatever sanctions, pressure and military attack may follow, we will not flinch from the road to build up nuclear forces,” says North Korea’s UN...

Selling off Hydro One is Wynne’s biggest blunder as premier: Cohn

Liberals sold off Hydro One despite lack of public support, wrongly counting on the inattention of the last election. Source: Canada News TS Link: Selling off Hydro One is...

David Suzuki ‘delighted’ that $85M slated for mercury cleanup

That the $85-million mercury cleanup announcement came the day before environmentalist David Suzuki was scheduled to visit Grassy Narrows was “a rather amazing coincidence” Suzuki said. Source: Canada News...

Police searching for suspect in alleged sexual assault on TTC bus

The suspect is described as in his 20s, about five-foot-six with a slim build and a moustache. Source: Canada News TS Link: Police searching for suspect in alleged sexual...

Toronto waterfront receives $1.25 billion to clean up and protect the Port Lands

Canada, Ontario and Toronto governments will pitch in to restore and flood-protect Toronto’s southeastern waterfront. Source: Canada News TS Link: Toronto waterfront receives .25 billion to clean up and...

‘I bet she treats you well’: Trump interrupts call to compliment Irish reporter’s ‘nice smile’

The exchange, which was widely shared on social media, drew immediate criticism about how the U.S. president treats women. “Oh, Lord. I wish I could say this is a...

Surgical blade mistakenly left inside Quebec woman after surgery

After complaining of pain after surgery, an emergency room scan indicated a “flexible blade”, 33-centimetres long, had been left inside her abdomen during surgery. Source: Canada News TS Link:...