Change your perspective with Sky Walker: The Moves

If the dark days of winter and the dark side of the news have you feeling down, why not shift your perspective? Inverted yoga poses such as Headstand teach us to breathe and remain level-headed when things get topsy-turvy. Our daring version of Headstand, called Sky Walker, was inspired by the luminous Samuel Hall Currelly […]

GTA condos make a statement with their lobbies

While floor plans and amenities top the shopping list for condo buyers, each building has another unique calling card: the lobby. “Lobbies are very important when you live vertically,” says Jared Menkes, vice-president of highrise and residential development for Menkes Developments, the builders of Pears on the Avenue, a 20-storey condominium in Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood. […]

Ontario to resume contract talks with doctors

Negotiations will soon restart for Ontario’s doctors, who have been without a physician services agreement for three years, with arbitration as the first order of business. Amid a lengthy and messy dispute, the Ontario Medical Association had said doctors wouldn’t return to the bargaining table unless the government introduced binding arbitration. The province replied it […]

At 45 Jaromir Jagr has no plans to hang up skates

CORAL SPRINGS, FLA.—On the rare days that Jaromir Jagr feels like talking, there are few subjects that are off limits. Want to know who is his favourite wrestler? “I like the Rock,” Jagr growls in a deep, gravelly voice. “I’ve seen all of his movies.” Was he inspired by Serena Williams and Roger Federer both […]

Is this the man who could replace Tom Mulcair as federal NDP leader?

Is this the man who could replace Tom Mulcair as federal NDP leader?

Jagmeet Singh’s eclectic range of accomplishments include Sikh of the Year, jiu-jitsu champion and Toronto Life magazine’s Best Dressed award.  Will he soon try adding leader of the federal NDP to his list? Singh, 38, is a member of the Ontario Legislature, representing the Toronto suburb of Brampton. According to federal party activists, there’s a groundswell of […]

‘Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?’ Harrison Ford involved in airplane incident: reports

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it is investigating an incident involving a single-engine private plane that flew over an American Airlines Boeing 737 jet in Santa Ana, Calif. NBC News reported that actor Harrison Ford was piloting the private plane, an Aviat Husky, that was involved in an incident at John Wayne […]

St. Michael’s Hospital fired 31 employees for $200,000 in alleged benefits plan misuse

A Toronto hospital and research centre fired dozens of employees for alleged misuse of its employee benefits plan. St. Michael’s Hospital spokesperson Leslie Shepherd said in a statement Tuesday that 31 employees were fired after $ 200,000 in irregularities was discovered during a routine audit. “The hospital takes its role as custodian of the public […]