Mayor John Tory throws support behind Ontario Line in deal with...

The city and provincial government have reached a deal that paves the way for council to back Premier Doug Ford’s transit plans, while...

Police find two witnesses wanted in Scarborough hit-and-run that injured three...

Police have found two witnesses that they were seeking in the Scarborough hit-and-run that left a 20-month-old baby, his mother and grandmother with...

Two dead after collision involving transport truck in Mississauga

Two people are dead following a collision with a transport truck in Mississauga, Peel police say.Police received the call about the crash between...

New Canadians to buoy GTA housing demand: Survey

New Canadians account for one in five of all housing purchases and are expected to buoy the market in the Toronto region and...

Trudeau Liberals set to back new Ontario Line subway

The federal Liberals are prepared to back Toronto’s new Ontario Line with billions in transit funding, the Star has learned.If re-elected on Monday,...

More than 31 arrested following human trafficking ring bust in York...

York Region police say they’ve arrested 31 people as part of an investigation into human trafficking and organized crime spanning several provinces.Investigators in...

Whose news is it anyway?

With a series that launched Tuesday, the Star looks more closely at a new report by the International News Media Association: How to...

Scheer pitches Quebec with laundry list of promises

OTTAWA—Call it a love letter to Quebec.Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer made an impassioned pitch to voters in that province Tuesday night, delivering a...

Why even Toronto advocates calling for a handgun ban say the...

Dwayne Brown says it was fun to be a 10-year-old growing up in The Lane.He remembers running up and down the courtyards between...

Here’s what can happen if no party wins a majority

OTTAWA—Let’s get something straight right off the bat: the party that wins the most seats doesn’t always form the next government. That’s a...

LGBTQ issues are set to bubble up in the U.S. election...

Asked last week what she’d say to a supporter who told her their faith dictated that marriage could only be between one man...

Canada needs better protections for migrant workers, federal parties say

Federal political parties say they back stronger protections for migrant farm workers, following a Star investigation that exposed thousands of complaints made by...

Barry and Honey Sherman murder probe receives ‘significant contribution’ from Toronto...

The Toronto Police intelligence unit has been called in to the Barry and Honey Sherman murder probe and has recently made a “significant...

An Alberta man made history by voting twice. Here’s how it...

BROOKS, ALTA — Alberta’s election watchdog has admonished a voter for casting multiple ballots in a provincial election — the first such offence...

Ontario high school teachers to hold strike votes

The union representing Ontario’s public high school teachers will hold strike votes over the next month, saying talks with the provincial government are...

‘Right this wrong’: Canadian TV star Eugene Levy urges Ontario government...

The Progressive Conservatives’ decision to cut funding for the families of grown children with severe autism is no laughing matter to Canadian comedy...

Joyriding 13-year-old driver collides with fuel truck at North York intersection,...

Two 13-year-olds joyriding in a family car were speeding through a North York intersection early Tuesday morning when they collided with a fuel...

Toronto police release image of fourth person wanted in Scarborough hit-and-run...

Toronto police have released an image of a fourth person they believe is involved in a hit-and-run incident that injured two women and...

Children’s aid societies weren’t told psychologist was cautioned and ordered to...

An Ontario psychologist completed at least four assessments in child protection cases without children’s aid societies being told he had been cautioned and...

Needy north Scarborough getting shortchanged by city, report shows

Scarborough has long complained of its second-class status as part of the Toronto megacity.And when it comes to poverty, a new report suggests...