One dead in Kennedy subway station stabbing

A man is dead after being stabbed in Kennedy subway station Saturday night, Toronto police say. Toronto paramedics responded to reports of a...

Construction ‘boot camp’ led to coveted trades jobs. But according to...

Annemarie Shrouder looked out over the sea of white, middle-aged male faces gathered at the convention of Ontario’s building and construction trade unions,...

Privacy expert steps down from advisory role with Sidewalk Labs

One of the world’s leading privacy experts has stepped down from her advisory role with Sidewalk Labs, Google’s sister company, which is preparing...

Patrick Brown holds narrow lead in Brampton mayoral race, poll finds

By Premila D'SaStaff ReporterSat., Oct. 20, 2018A new poll suggests former Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown holds a narrow lead over incumbent Linda...

Digging deep: a look at the Well and the massive hole...

You wouldn’t want to fall down this Well.There’s a wide and enormously deep, abyss-like hole — 20 metres down — at the corner...

Police watchdog investigating after fatal shooting of Hamilton woman

The Special Investigations Unit is investigating a police-involved shooting early Saturday that resulted in the death of a woman in downtown Hamilton.The SIU...

Turkey won’t ‘allow a coverup’ of Khashoggi killing

ISTANBUL—Turkey will “never allow a coverup” of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, a senior official...

Toronto police shut down five marijuana dispensaries, vow to close more

Toronto police have shut down five pot shops in a co-ordinated raid Friday afternoon.Police spokesman Gary Long says the drug squad charged and...

The health system in Canada’s North is failing — but not...

SIOUX LOOKOUT, ONT.—Dr. Mike Kirlew meets me at the Sioux Lookout Airport because it is -40 C and my rental car won’t start....

OMA to tackle thorny issue of pay gaps between medical specialties

Meantime, the OMA is seeking redress for fee cuts and freezes that doctors have been hit with in recent years.But it’s patients who...

Displaced by blaze at 650 Parliament St., some tenants will shortly...

It has been three months since a fire at 650 Parliament forced hundreds of tenants onto the street and now some of the...

Internal TTC briefing slams Presto’s ‘continued performance below targets’

The Presto system continues to experience unacceptably high failure rates, can’t perform some transactions that it’s supposed to, and its fare card readers...

The vile and immoral smearing of Jamal Khashoggi

On Friday morning, MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough framed it best: “I guess if people want to ask how low the far right — the...

The real swing voters of Orange County: Wealthy California districts that...

ORANGE COUNTY, CALIF.—Cindy Hopkins grimaces a little when she talks about the president she voted for.Hopkins is a Republican-leaning fiscal conservative, a corporate...

Doug Ford’s patronage pigginess can’t pass the smell test

When voters think the worst of politicians in power, the impulse is to “throw the bums out.”More often than not, however, the replacement...

He knew he had the right to film the arrest. His...

Waseem Khan knew he had the right to use his phone to film Toronto police officers as they arrested and Tasered a man...

Toronto’s ‘atrocious’ commutes make gridlock a key election issue

By Ben SpurrTransportation ReporterFri., Oct. 19, 2018As the Oct. 22 municipal election nears, we look at some of the most pressing challenges facing...

Ontario rape crisis centres waiting for promised extra funding

Ontario’s rape crisis centres are waiting for a boost in funding promised by the previous Liberal government — news that came in the...

John Tory is the best choice for Toronto now

Toronto didn’t get the full-out, in-depth debate on city issues it needed and deserved this election season, and that’s on Doug Ford.His decision...

The language of hockey is universal, from Kenya to Canada

When Benard Azegere first announced he’d discovered his life’s great passion on a hockey rink, his family assumed he’d gone mad. Azegere, after...