Workers who faced off with SARS hope ‘harsh’ lessons of 2003...

VANCOUVER—To Randy Wax, a critical care specialist physician, there are two generations of health care workers in Canada: “There’s those of us who...

TTC reveals plans to spend billions in funding on transit improvements

The TTC plans to use a major injection of funding to make vital subway improvements, expand its busiest station and help pay for...

Teachers’ strikes get mixed marks from parents in Toronto

Like many parents, Nancy Augusto is feeling the impact of the massive teachers’ strikes that have caused disruption provincewide.But for this already-struggling Toronto...

Ontario doctors ordered to report suspected cases of coronavirus

There are no cases of the potentially deadly new coronavirus from China in Ontario yet, but doctors are now required to report any...

Six commuters share their tales of today’s TTC chaos

It was a chaotic morning Wednesday as thousands of TTC commuters on Line 2, between Jane and Ossington stations, were forced to use...

‘He didn’t deserve to die.’ Family, community mourn 15-year-old gunned down...

Mourners are gathering at a mosque Wednesday to remember Safiullah Khosrawi, the kind and quiet Grade 10 student who was gunned down just...

Travellers could pay the price as airlines pull Boeing 737 Max...

OTTAWA—Air Canada and WestJet have removed the Boeing 737 Max from their schedules into the summer busy season and passengers could be left...

Toronto cop named to human rights watchdog by Premier Doug Ford...

The Toronto police officer named to the Ontario Human Rights Commission by Premier Doug Ford is defending the controversial appointment revealed by the...

Volkswagen pleads guilty to all Canadian charges in emissions-cheating scandal

TORONTO - Volkswagen has pleaded guilty to all of the Canadian charges it faced in the emissions-cheating scandal.The German automaker and the Crown...

Partial derailment causing commuter chaos between Jane and Ossington stations

There are major delays along the Bloor subway line this morning. The portion of the line between Jane and Ossington stations is closed...

Cases of new viral respiratory illness rise sharply in China

BEIJING - Chinese health authorities urged people in the city of Wuhan to avoid crowds and public gatherings, after warning that a new...

Motorist drives into Queens Quay tunnel and gets stuck near Union...

The area of the 510 streetcar track around Union station closed for hours Wednesday morning after a motorist drove into the tunnel going...

Fat choy, the lucky, but not so environmentally-friendly Lunar New Year...

The centrepiece of every Lunar New Year meal at my family table is something called Lo Han Jai, or Buddha’s Delight. At its...

‘We need to do this.’ On the picket lines with Liz...

On a day of massive strike action, Education Minister Stephen Lecce and Catholic teachers’ union chief Liz Stuart spoke to the Star separately,...

Ontario’s human rights watchdog made a shortlist for new commissioners. Doug...

Premier Doug Ford has quietly appointed a Toronto police officer and a professor with Progressive Conservative links to sit on the Ontario Human...

Poilievre says he’d let Conservative MPs introduce abortion legislation, but that...

OTTAWA—Pierre Poilievre says that under his leadership, Conservative MPs would be free to bring forward legislation on abortion and vote according to their...

A frustrated Education Minister Stephen Lecce says it’s ‘unacceptable’ that anyone...

Ontario’s education minister is frustrated with the current labour unrest in the school system, calling it “unacceptable” for anyone who is committed to...

Canadian Larry Walker takes his place among baseball’s greats in Hall...

Larry Walker has made history by becoming the second Canadian inducted into the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.Walker...

‘What am I protesting? What am I doing here?’ How one...

VANCOUVER—Ken Bonson was nearing the end of her graveyard shift early Monday morning when she got a call from a friend with an...

Toronto, Peel boards say no winter report cards for elementary students

A handful of school boards — including the two largest in the province, Toronto and Peel — are cancelling the winter report card...