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World Cup 2022 live updates: Canada needs at least a draw against Croatia

Sun, 11/27/2022 - 15:43

After an opening 1-0 loss to Belgium in Qatar, Canada will take on Croatia, who drew its first match against Morocco. Follow here for live updates.
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My homeland under threat, I saw my own situation: do I fight on or compromise in my own life?

Sun, 11/27/2022 - 14:00

Russian aggression in Ukraine has brought me closer to my family’s Lithuanian ancestry, and inspired me for my own struggle.
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How Stephen Harper and an Italian love of terroir drove Alberta farmers into a trade war

Sun, 11/27/2022 - 13:00

In Italy, durum wheat is sown in the autumn and harvested in June. In Canada, wheat is sowed in March and harvest in wet September.
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Meet three Indigenous Two-Spirit TikTokers who are cultivating community online and offline

Sun, 11/27/2022 - 13:00

The Star spoke to three Two-Spirit TikTokers on how they have used the platform to connect to communities and carry forward their roles and responsibilities.
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Canada-Croatia World Cup keys to victory: Shut down Luka Modric, and break the shutout

Sun, 11/27/2022 - 12:00

Canada needs at least a draw Sunday to stay alive through to the final group game. Here's how the can pull it off.
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Remembering respected emergency physician Paul Hannam

Sun, 11/27/2022 - 12:00

The late ER doctor and Olympic sailor was ‘a rare gem’
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Why BMV may be the best store of its kind in Toronto

Sun, 11/27/2022 - 12:00

In an increasingly digital world, physical media is the attraction
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A mainstay of the Danforth, the Big Carrot has been setting healthy trends for nearly 40 years. An upcoming book looks at how it could take its approach to the world

Sun, 11/27/2022 - 12:00

Independent grocer the Big Carrot has an edge on the competition from major chains trying to get into fair trade and organic products.
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Mitch Marner’s points streak hits sweet 16 in Leafs’ road win over Penguins

Sun, 11/27/2022 - 05:10

For the Leafs, it was their third win in a row. They’ve gone six games without a regulation loss (4-0-2) and are 9-1-4 in their last 14.
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Raptors lean on O.G. Anunoby to wear out Luka Doncic and the Mavericks

Sun, 11/27/2022 - 04:15

Anunoby stifled Doncic, as much as he can be stifled, while scoring 26 points in 43 grinding minutes of a 105-100 win over the Dallas Mavericks at Scotiabank Arena on Saturday.
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Rosie DiManno: Only Australia stands between Canada and the Davis Cup: ‘We are dialed in’

Sun, 11/27/2022 - 03:06

Félix Auger-Aliassime did double duty, straight-setting his singles match and substituting in the doubles crunch for a wrung-out Denis Shapovalov to eliminate Italy 2-1 in the semis.
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Bruce Arthur: ‘We have Leo.’ Lionel Messi’s World Cup master class tugs Argentina back from the brink

Sun, 11/27/2022 - 01:57

Argentina has not won a World Cup since Maradona, and a second loss would have been a national disaster in Messi’s last stand. Crisis averted, in spectacular style.
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‘They’re nervous as hell’: Gun deaths highlight simmering traumas inside Toronto schools

Sat, 11/26/2022 - 23:39

The students of Woburn C.I. knew a fight was brewing.
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Bruce Arthur: This is Canada’s World Cup moment. Fear Croatia? Not any more

Sat, 11/26/2022 - 20:59

The last four years have led to Sunday’s Group F clash in Qatar. Remarkably, a win over the 2018 World Cup finalists seems within reach.
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An inside look at how a Toronto city council revolt against ‘strong mayor’ powers came together — and why it fell apart

Sat, 11/26/2022 - 14:00

A co-ordinated attempt to force a council vote on the extraordinary powers being granted John Tory was defeated by a single vote this week.
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Is there pesticide in your spaghetti? Canada’s golden wheat reputation hangs on the outcome of a pasta war

Sat, 11/26/2022 - 14:00

Is our wheat as impeccable as we like to believe? Or is its cultivation tainted by the use of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup?
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Alberta wheat farmers who prepare fields with glyphosate say their durum isn’t sprayed — and worry about alternatives if controversial product is banned

Sat, 11/26/2022 - 14:00

Glyphosate helps farmers keep from having to plow their fields to pull weeds up. Plowing is terrible for soil and destroys the things that prevent erosion.
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He says he was arrested unfairly by Toronto police. His complaint was dismissed by the officers’ colleague

Sat, 11/26/2022 - 12:00

Corey David believes it’s unfair that the OIPRD assigned his complaint to an investigator at the same Toronto police 14 Division where he was arrested.
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Justin Trudeau gives Emergencies Act inquiry scathing assessment of police during ‘Freedom Convoy’ occupation

Sat, 11/26/2022 - 07:42

The prime minister gave a scathing description of what he saw as police mishandling of the crisis in the nation’s capital, which he said helped justify resorting to the emergency powers.
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Freedom Convoy lawyer called ‘idiot’ after mistaken identity

Fri, 11/25/2022 - 03:47

Brendan Miller seemed to think a man attending the Emergencies Act inquiry was the man he accused of carrying a Nazi flag to the protests. Informed otherwise, he said ‘Apparently there’s a hole in my case.’
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