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Hello from Doug … and so much thanks

Hello from Doug … and so much thanks

Hey, remember me? Anything happen while I’ve been away? Veteran Star basketball writer Doug Smith is on the road to recovery after suffering a heart attack at the…

Raptors did what they had to: Remember to work harder, longer

Like I said on The Magic Tweeter Machine, I don’t care if Tiger goes wire-to-wire this weekend, this will be the enduring moment at Augusta this year. That’s…

Featured

What Tenants Need to Know About the New Standard Lease in Ontario

What Tenants Need to Know About the New Standard Lease in Ontario

Ontario is taking steps to protect renters’ rights with the introduction of a standardized lease on April…

These are the MOST IN-DEMAND CONDOS in Toronto

These are the MOST IN-DEMAND CONDOS in Toronto

You could argue that all condos in Toronto are experiencing an extremely high level of…

The GTA Real Estate Market Activity Showed a Slower Start than Expected

The GTA Real Estate Market Activity Showed a Slower Start than Expected

The 2018 housing market is chillier than last year’s thus far, but activity promises to…

10 Best Android Nutrition and Diet Applications

10 Best Android Nutrition and Diet Applications

One of the more difficult tasks in staying healthy is maintaining a good diet. Exercise…

Business

Condo prices buoying GTA’s new-home market, even as sales drop

Condo prices buoying GTA’s new-home market, even as sales drop

Condominiums are buoying the GTA’s new-home market, with prices ahead by 25 per cent, year over year in May, to $ 758,370 despite a drop in sales, says…

Saputo urges end to milk ingredients pricing system opposed by U.S.

Saputo urges end to milk ingredients pricing system opposed by U.S.

Saputo Inc., one of Canada’s largest dairy companies, wants to end a domestic milk ingredient pricing system that has angered the United States, chief executive Lino Saputo Jr. said…

Trump administration slaps tariffs on $50B US in China imports

Trump administration slaps tariffs on $50B US in China imports

The Trump administration is announcing a 25 per cent tariff on $ 50 billion US worth of Chinese imports, escalating a trade dispute between the world’s two largest…

Toronto Star launches partnership with Wall Street Journal

Toronto Star launches partnership with Wall Street Journal

Mon., June 11, 2018 The Wall Street Journal’s award-winning business news and analysis is coming to Canada. Starting today, we are excited to announce our exclusive partnership with…

Entertainment

ABC orders Roseanne spinoff, minus Roseanne Barr

ABC orders Roseanne spinoff, minus Roseanne Barr

ABC, which cancelled its Roseanne revival over its star’s racist tweet, said Thursday it will air a Conner family sitcom minus Roseanne…

Willie Nelson, Oprah, Judd Apatow and many others decry U.S. border policy

Willie Nelson, Oprah, Judd Apatow and many others decry U.S. border policy

Country music icon Willie Nelson has extended an offer to meet President Donald Trump at one of the detention centres at…

Great Toronto

Water main repair sinks Fir Ave. sinkhole

Water main repair sinks Fir Ave. sinkhole

Drivers no longer need to swerve to avoid a big sinkhole on tiny Fir Ave. after Toronto Water perfectly timed a repair of the problem that caused…

Health

Kids detained at U.S. border at risk for long-term health problems

Kids detained at U.S. border at risk for long-term health problems

After several days of domestic and international condemnation of a U.S. immigration policy that has allowed more than 2,000 children to be taken away from their parents and…

Entertainment

Fashion designer Kate Spade found dead in New York

Fashion designer Kate Spade found dead in New York

Kate Spade, a fashion designer known for her sleek handbags, was found dead in her Park Avenue apartment in New York Tuesday in an apparent suicide, police…

Sports

Why signing John Tavares is an idea the Maple Leafs should pursue

Why signing John Tavares is an idea the Maple Leafs should pursue

John Tavares to the Maple Leafs. The idea has been floated a million times. It’s taking on a life of its own. And it can work so…

Real Estate

Why condo owners must stick to basics in meetings

Why condo owners must stick to basics in meetings

During our annual general meeting, can an owner make a motion to dismiss the board? No. The Condominium Act provides that at a meeting of owners, no…

Technology

University of Waterloo invites Indigenous girls to explore tech careers

University of Waterloo invites Indigenous girls to explore tech careers

Emma Smith remembers being a girl on the Western University campus in London taking part in a health sciences camp specifically for Indigenous girls. Smith, who is…

Money

Trade wars will eventually end, demographic shifts won’t

Trade wars will eventually end, demographic shifts won’t

By By Gordon PapeSpecial to the Star Fri., June 22, 2018 Everybody’s attention is focused on the rapidly escalating global trade wars, and with good reason. Canada…

Business

Funding for several ‘promises remain unknown’: Business reacts to Doug Ford’s win in Ont.

Funding for several ‘promises remain unknown’: Business reacts to Doug Ford’s win in Ont.

Doug Ford’s resounding election win to become the next premier of Ontario after campaigning on tax cuts, less regulation and smaller government makes him sound favourable to the…