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Maple Leafs embrace Newfoundland culture, for cod and country

13 hours 35 min ago

Normalcy screeches to a halt on the Rock, where it’s been standing room only for scrimmages. Players have been getting a taste of the rich, occasionally slobbery, local culture before the pre-season begins Tuesday.
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'She the North': Thousands come out to celebrate Bianca Andreescu at Mississauga rally

14 hours 26 min ago

The U.S. Open champion gets key to the city, a street named after her and lots of love from her hometown.
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Rap video at centre of ‘brazen’ Mississauga shooting spree

16 hours 40 min ago

Peel Region police homicide detectives are investigating a “brazen” shooting at a parkette in a housing complex in Malton Saturday evening that left a 17-year-old youth, who police say was an innocent bystander, dead.
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Ellen Page urges politicians to ‘show up’ on climate crisis, environmental racism ahead of federal election

17 hours 58 min ago

The Halifax actor and director reflected on Nova Scotia’s environmental injustices and the women fighting for change in a new documentary during the Atlantic International Film Festival.
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Have you won the housing ‘birth-year lottery’?

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 15:00

One expert says those born before the mid-1980s won a sort of lottery by coming of age in a time before the housing market jumped. Of course, other factors — such as the family help or being in a the relationship — also help, says Realosophy’s John Pasalis.
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Mixed recyclables are headed to an Ontario landfill. Here’s why

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 14:00

Waste Connections of Canada has told its institutional, commercial and industrial clients in the Hamilton area that Asian market closures have impacted plastics, metals, paper, glass or cardboard that are all dropped in one recycling bin.
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How do teachers know what they don’t know? Indigenous stories are a place to start

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 14:00

The Ontario education system operates with a high level of trust in teachers’ professional judgment, allowing them flexibility in choosing specific content within a prescribed curriculum. But it falls short on accounting for the diversity of that content.
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Mitch Marner and Maple Leafs reach six-year deal

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 02:09

Marner’s contract worth almost $11 million U.S. per season according to multiple reports.
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Scheer travels in Ford country without Ford

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 02:00

Conservative leader spends early days of 2019 election in Ford’s backyard, as the Ontario premier lays low.
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Five take-aways from eight days of hearings on Airbnb-style rentals

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 23:49

The city says its short-term rental rules are about housing. Landlords say the bylaw invades their property rights.
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Fired deputy OPP commissioner launches $15 million wrongful dismissal suit against Doug Ford

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 22:35

Brad Blair — who exposed the premier’s push for a travel van with a $50,000 customization that included a reclining sofa, mini-fridge and television — launched the legal action Friday, six months after his termination last March.
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Hijabi Ballers inspire Raptors to sell branded sports hijab, the first of its kind in NBA

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 22:35

The inspiration to team up with Nike for a hijab with the Raptors logo came from the Hijabi Ballers, a group of young Muslim women in Toronto who play basketball every Sunday.
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Ontario’s deficit last year was $7.4B — half what Ford claimed

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 20:16

Ontario’s budget deficit was half of the $15 billion the Progressive Conservative government initially claimed after defeating the Liberals last year.
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RCMP employee charged with spilling secrets under rarely-used Security of Information Act

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 19:50

RCMP employee charged under rarely-used national secrets act, charges include communicating special operational information.
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