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Calgary piano prodigy, 9, accepted to Juilliard School summer program

Ryan Rumbolt, Postmedia Network Mar 19, 2017 , Last Updated: 12:14 AM ET CALGARY – How do you get to Carnegie Hall? For one nine-year-old Calgary pianist the…

What was a great sports story loses some of its lustre the second time around

What was a great sports story loses some of its lustre the second time around

One word for today: Beware. – An interesting development over in the world of European club soccer and I’m wondering whether an amazing story is still an amazing…

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Jimmy Cliff Connection

Jimmy Cliff Connection

Jennifer Edwards was born in England but at age one her family took her on…

1793 Kroy Beer being Launched by Azim Capital

1793 Kroy Beer being Launched by Azim Capital

Located in Southern Ontario on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario, Toronto is the pulsating…

Paul Tobey: Author, Keynote Speaker & Award Winning Jazz Pianist

Paul Tobey: Author, Keynote Speaker & Award Winning Jazz Pianist

Paul Collins–Tell us about your background. Who you are, where you are from? Paul Tobey- …

PolitiChicks Ann-Marie Murrell Interview

PolitiChicks Ann-Marie Murrell Interview

Toronto News, January 15, 2015 Paul Collins–Tell us about your background. Who you are, where…


Business

Sydney airline grounds 5 planes after propeller drops off

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA—Five Regional Express Airlines passenger planes had been grounded as a precaution after a near disaster in which a propeller fell off an airliner as it approached…

‘This pace cannot last forever’: 2 big banks sound alarm on Toronto house prices

‘This pace cannot last forever’: 2 big banks sound alarm on Toronto house prices

Two big banks are waving red flags about Toronto housing prices, calling them “simply unsustainable” and a “bubble” in separate reports. The Canadian Real Estate Association said this…

‘We must earn our customers’ trust’: TD Bank on defensive after CBC stories

‘We must earn our customers’ trust’: TD Bank on defensive after CBC stories

TD Bank says it is reviewing “all of the concerns raised” by recent CBC News stories that revealed unscrupulous sales tactics by front-line bank employees. “TD is in the trust business.…

Caterpillar denies skirting tax laws

WASHINGTON—Caterpillar, a week after its headquarters and other facilities were raided by a number of federal agencies including the Internal Revenue Service, denied that it had broken any…

Entertainment

Kim Kardashian West ‘mentally prepped’ for rape during robbery in Paris

LOS ANGELES—Kim Kardashian West says she “mentally prepped” herself to be raped while being held at gunpoint during a Paris jewelry…

Factory Theatre play Trigonometry is not quite the sum of its parts: review

Trigonometry Written and directed by Rob Kempson. Until March 25 at Factory Theatre Studio, 125 Bathurst St. TrigonometrythePlay.com or 416-504-9971. Inspired…

Great Toronto

For four years, a sidewalk on Deerpath Rd. has been waiting for repairs: The Fixer

Four years and counting is far too long to replace a section of sidewalk that was damaged during new home construction. We recently got a note from…

Health

Q&A with writer and director Michael McNamara

It was the diagnosis of a long-time friend — a successful professional in his 50s and father of three — that triggered Michael McNamara’s interest in ADHD.…

Entertainment

What Trumps a hated president? An even worse one: Menon

Donald Trump has turned George W. Bush into a beloved star. This became clear on Thursday night when the former president stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! to…

Sports

Canadian Pospisil stuns world No. 1 Murray at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, CALIF.—Andy Murray was stunned in his opening match at the BNP Paribas Open by a man ranked 128 places below him, losing 6-4, 7-6 (4)…

Real Estate

New condo lets family stay in North York neighbourhood

When work brought Anand Prakash to the GTA from India in 2012, transit was a key factor in deciding where his family would live. He chose an…

Technology

Tiger crushed to death by rescue workers in northern India

Indian conservation authorities are investigating the death of a tiger that was crushed by an earthmover in a bungled operation by rescue workers to move the animal…

Money

How new tax changes squeeze parents

Tax season is upon us, and if you live in Toronto, have more than one child and are in a single-income household, be prepared for a real…

Business

Mortgage rules have cut purchasing power by 20% for new buyers, brokers say

Mortgage rules have cut purchasing power by 20% for new buyers, brokers say

The group that represents mortgage brokers across Canada was in Ottawa on Tuesday to urge parliamentarians to tinker with their recent homeownership rule changes and hit the brakes…