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LIVE: Raptors take on the Magic in Game 3, hope to reclaim homecourt advantage

LIVE: Raptors take on the Magic in Game 3, hope to reclaim homecourt advantage

ORLANDO, FLA.—If there’s one thing the Raptors and Orlando Magic know after two games of their NBA playoff series, it’s that they may have no bearing on Friday’s Game 3.“My answer is probably...
Toronto’s heritage advocates have a responsibility to find room for new people

Toronto’s heritage advocates have a responsibility to find room for new people

The Toronto I moved to nearly two decades ago seemed like a marvel of historic preservation. There were entire neighbourhoods such as Cabbagetown, The Annex, Little Italy and many others that were and...
Majority of Torontonians disagree with province withdrawing funds for supervised drug consumption sites, poll finds

Majority of Torontonians disagree with province withdrawing funds for supervised drug consumption sites, poll...

Christine Zinni says she has lost count of the number of friends, colleagues and loved ones who have died of opioid overdoses over the past three years. “There are so many I don’t...
Eight things we learned from the Mueller report

Eight things we learned from the Mueller report

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump mounted an extensive effort to stop or interfere with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into him and his campaign, Mueller concluded in a final report that suggested Trump may...
Ontario abandons property ownership as source of jurors

Ontario abandons property ownership as source of jurors

Ontario is making a fundamental change to the province’s justice system by vastly expanding the pool of potential jurors to better reflect economic and racial diversity following a 2018 Toronto Star/Ryerson School of...
Budget cut a sign that Doug Ford’s contempt for libraries persists

Budget cut a sign that Doug Ford’s contempt for libraries persists

If I have a litmus test for politicians, it might be this: if they don’t understand the value of public libraries, then I don’t trust them. Because a person who doesn’t understand public...
New NAFTA will have positive but small impact on U.S. economy, study finds

New NAFTA will have positive but small impact on U.S. economy, study finds

WASHINGTON—An independent arm of the U.S. government has concluded that the new NAFTA agreement with Canada and Mexico is likely to have a positive, but small impact on the U.S. economy.The U.S. International...
Canada recycles just 9 per cent of its plastics. A new ‘circular economy’ could change that — and create jobs, report says

Canada recycles just 9 per cent of its plastics. A new ‘circular economy’ could...

Canada recycles just 9 per cent of its plastics with the rest dumped in landfill and incinerators or tossed away as litter, a new report shows.After 30 years of recycling programs that force...
A crime reporter’s complex relationship with convicted Hamilton mobster Tony Musitano, who died this week at 72

A crime reporter’s complex relationship with convicted Hamilton mobster Tony Musitano, who died this...

The last time I chatted with Tony Musitano was a couple of days before his death when the former mobster sent me his annual Easter blessing.“I send you the first palm of the...
NDP accuses Ford government of violating federal election law with mandatory blue gas-pump stickers

NDP accuses Ford government of violating federal election law with mandatory blue gas-pump stickers

The provincial New Democrats have complained to Elections Canada that the Progressive Conservative government’s mandatory gas pump stickers may violate federal campaign laws.NDP MPP Taras Natyshak has written to Canada’s chief electoral officer...