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The Toronto Stock Exchange just had its worst day since 1940. Yes, that’s 80 years

Canadian stocks suffered one of their worst days in decades on Thursday, plunging by more than 12 per cent amid a steady stream of negative headlines connected to the new coronavirus. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell by 12.34 per cent, or more than 1,760 points, as the chief benchmark for Canadian stocks finished at an […]

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How do you build an island in Toronto?

David Kusturin stands at the top of a scaffold five metres above the ground just south of Commissioners Street in Toronto’s Port Lands and surveys the busy construction scene before him. Crews operate massive cranes, augers and concrete pump trucks in a grey landscape vaguely resembling the lunar surface. Kusturin points to a row of […]

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Freezing rain warning issued for parts of GTA ahead of storm Sunday

Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for parts of the Greater Toronto Area ahead of a storm Sunday. Some areas north, west and east of Toronto are under the warning, including northern York and Durham regions and southern Durham Region. Caledon, Newmarket, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Markham, Pickering, Uxbridge and Oshawa are among the […]

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Toronto cops search for missing ‘violent’ man

Toronto Police are turning to the public for help with their search for a 66-year-old man who went “missing” close to the intersection where numerous CAMH patients have disappeared in the past. Barry Arymowicz, who vanished on Dec. 10, was last seen near Queen St. W. and Ossington Ave. “He is considered violent,” police said […]

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Kawhi leaves Toronto a winner once again after a flat performance from Raptors

Such an emotional night that held so much promise. An amped up crowd reliving the greatest year in franchise history and most meteorically great player that may ever play in Toronto. A high-quality opponent that should have forced the Raptors to be at their best. An energetic start. And then, pfft. Flat as a pancake, […]

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‘Peace and love and joy’: The Tenors bring surprise Yuletide treat to the annual Toronto Star Christmas Carol Concert

Three men — wise in the ways of melody and harmony — travelled from far to bestow their gifts of music to a surprised and grateful audience at the Toronto Star’s 41st annual Christmas Carol Concert. The award-winning Canadian trio, The Tenors — Victor Micallef, Fraser Walters and Clifton Murray —- took a break from […]

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Toronto subway busker stunned by sweet Christmas payday

TORONTO — A Toronto busker got the biggest payday of his life when a group of people he believed were commuters suddenly tipped him hundreds of dollars as he serenaded them at a subway station. Mo Guzman, 26, a full-time busker for five years, told CTVNews.ca he was ”shocked and surprised” when people starting dropping […]

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12-vehicle crash in downtown Toronto as roads grow icy and treacherous

Cars crashed, ice rained down and Santa stayed home. That was the kind of day the GTA had to endure Sunday as the weather took an apocalyptic turn overnight. Toronto Hydro tweeted that they are responding to a west-end power outage impacting approximately 6,000 people. People living near Islington Avenue, South Kingsway, Bloor Street and […]

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Toronto Eaton Centre killer sentenced to life in prison but could be eligible for parole in 16 months

TORONTO — The man who opened fire inside Eaton Centre’s food court has been sentenced to life in prison but he could be eligible for parole in as little as 16 months. Christopher Husbands drew a handgun and opened fire in the food court in June 2012, killing two people and wounding several others. Ahmed […]

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This Toronto couple makes $150,000 together. They buy organic, take foodie getaways and spoil their dog. Can they save for a home?

In our new Smart Money series, #MillennialMoney, we ask members of the Toronto avocado toast generation to record every penny they spend in a week. Then, using tips from a financial adviser, we ask them to record another week’s spending to see how much they can save. Will they fail or succeed? On a typical […]

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