As Ontario gears up to reopen, we asked experts which businesses will open first — you won’t like the answer

As Ontario gears up to reopen, we asked experts which businesses will open first — you won’t like the answer

As political leaders and planners take aim at reopening the economy, they should consider the archery target, says a top University of Toronto economist. With Ontario and other jurisdictions looking to ease COVID-19 rules as early as May, officials should first concentrate on industries and services critical to life — the centre of the target […]

WestJet shareholders won’t get December dividend as Onex acquisition closes

WestJet shareholders won’t get December dividend as Onex acquisition closes

CALGARY – WestJet Airlines Ltd. shareholders won’t be receiving a quarterly dividend this month after Onex Corp. announced the completion of its acquisition of the Calgary-based airline. WestJet and Onex say the payment won’t be made because the deal has closed before Dec. 18. The airline’s board of directors had declared a 14 cents per […]

Arrivals: Five domestic thrillers you won’t be able to put down

Arrivals: Five domestic thrillers you won’t be able to put down

A gripping handful of the latest domestic thrillers, each guaranteed to keep you flipping the pages. Woman on the Edge, Samantha M. Bailey Here’s a debut by a Toronto writer that’s tough to resist. Social worker Morgan is standing on a subway platform when she’s approached by a dishevelled, wild-eyed stranger with a baby. After […]

DA won’t prosecute Antonio Brown because of statute of limitations

DA won’t prosecute Antonio Brown because of statute of limitations

New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown won’t be prosecuted on sexual assault accusations because of the statute of limitations, according to Pittsburgh-area law enforcement. Britney Taylor is bringing a civil lawsuit against Brown for an alleged incident in June 2017. “Our office, along with the Allegheny County Police Department, made contact with counsel for […]

When one stop sign won’t do, then put up two

When one stop sign won’t do, then put up two

Drivers should be forgiven for thinking they are seeing double at the corner of Ivy and Prust Aves., at least when it comes to stop signs. And it seems that putting up two stop signs where only one is needed is not as isolated as we thought when we first reported earlier this month about […]

Wiggins and a Canada Basketball fit won’t just be up to him

Wiggins and a Canada Basketball fit won’t just be up to him

Sitting there Monday night wrapping up the Staples Center doubleheader watching Shai Gilgeous-Alexander debut as an NBA starter with the Clippers while Andrew Wiggins once again was just another guy on the court for Minnesota, the thought, of course, went to Canada’s senior men’s team and what the future might hold for it. And you […]

Johnny Miller’s leaving and golf on TV won’t be as good

Johnny Miller’s leaving and golf on TV won’t be as good

A few little things to wrap up what turned out to be a very  long and difficult week, although I suspect we’ll be back here tomorrow sometime with the post-game, morning-after Raptors stuff. But seeing as tomorrow’s Saturday and normally a morning of loafing, don’t be looking for it at the crack of dawn. – […]

Painting over a sinkhole won’t make it go away

Painting over a sinkhole won’t make it go away

Repairing a sinkhole can be a challenge, but it won’t get any smaller by slapping a coat of paint on it. When a sinkhole forms in the pavement, it’s usually an indication the road bed beneath it has washed away, creating an unseen cavern into which the asphalt collapses as vehicles pass over it. An […]

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