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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…

Playing hard brings big dividends to the Raptors

Playing hard brings big dividends to the Raptors

The penultimate home game is done, we’ve got Fanapalooza on Sunday and that’s gonna be loud if nothing else. And before one last quick look back at Friday,…

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

Starbucks to open new China store every 15 hours until 2022

Starbucks to open new China store every 15 hours until 2022

SHANGHAI—Starbucks Corp. unveiled a bold plan to more than triple revenue in China over the next five years, at a time when other American corporates worry that simmering…

Frustrated by fine print, car-buying couple learns you don’t always get what you pay for

Frustrated by fine print, car-buying couple learns you don’t always get what you pay for

They paid for one thing — but got something else — and when they complained they were told they should have read the fine print. That’s the message a car-buying…

WestJet Airlines pilots vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike action

WestJet Airlines pilots vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike action

CALGARY — WestJet pilots have overwhelmingly voted to give their union a strike mandate. The Air Line Pilots Association says members voted 91 per cent in favour of…

Nestle to pay Starbucks $7B for rights to sell its coffee around the world

Swiss-based food giant Nestle will pay Starbucks $ 7.15 billion US in cash for the rights to sell the U.S. coffee chain’s products around the world, tying a premium…

Entertainment

Alanis Morissette’s trailblazing album becomes a jagged little play

Alanis Morissette’s trailblazing album becomes a jagged little play

By JOSHUA BARONE New York Times Thu., May 17, 2018 CAMBRIDGE, MASS.—Everyone seems to have a story about hearing Alanis Morissette’s…

Superman actress Margot Kidder dead at age 69

Superman actress Margot Kidder dead at age 69

The sister of Canadian-born Superman actress Margot Kidder says she shared a courageous spirit with the tough-as-nails journalist she played on screen…

Great Toronto

Car dangling from bridge cut down, but mystery of how it got there leaves city hanging

Car dangling from bridge cut down, but mystery of how it got there leaves city hanging

Toronto police are scratching their heads over who left a car dangling from a cable on the Leaside Bridge. Commuters found themselves doing double takes on Wednesday morning…

Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re taking a moment to highlight how anyone can be there for the people in their lives by starting a…

Entertainment

Ashley Judd sues Harvey Weinstein, alleging he sabotaged her acting career

Ashley Judd sues Harvey Weinstein, alleging he sabotaged her acting career

Ashley Judd is taking Harvey Weinstein to court, claiming he tried to destroy her acting career after she refused his sexual advances. The actress, one of the…

Sports

Ticats have low-key approach but high expectations

Ticats have low-key approach but high expectations

By Drew EdwardsHamilton Spectator Tues., May 8, 2018 After June Jones took over as head coach of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats midway through last season, players raved about…

Real Estate

How to make your garden take wing

How to make your garden take wing

By Mark CullenSpecial to the StarBen Cullen Sun., May 13, 2018 In the symphony that is a living garden, our favourite section is the singing birds. A…

Technology

How huge dinosaurs nested without crushing their eggs

How huge dinosaurs nested without crushing their eggs

Comparison of medium-sized and giant oviraptorosaurs nesting. The smaller one distributes its weight over both the eggs and the central opening of the nest during incubation. The…

Money

You may have to fight to get repairs covered — even under warranty

You may have to fight to get repairs covered — even under warranty

Sandra Radcliffe had a two-year-old Whirlpool gas range whose grates became warped and sank into the stove top. “It is dangerous to put a pot on four…

Business

Here’s who the CRA was targeting in Panama Papers raids

Here’s who the CRA was targeting in Panama Papers raids

An Alberta businessman who has quietly been teeing up hundreds of millions of dollars in deals for Chinese investors to buy oilpatch assets is the first person…