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TORONTO — Dr. Chika Stacy Oriuwa remembers dressing up her Barbies as doctors, poets and performers when she was a young girl, but none of the dolls looked quite like the woman she aspired to be. Now, the Canadian physician, spoken word poet and advocate is not only living out her childhood dreams, but has […]

TORONTO — Ontario’s highest court has upheld a ruling that found a government directive making some post-secondary student fees optional to be unlawful. A lower court had previously struck down the government’s so-called Student Choice Initiative, but the government took the case to the Court of Appeal for Ontario, which reached the same conclusion. The […]

SUDBURY, Ont. — The first strike at Vale Canada in more than a decade is drawing to a close after unionized workers at the Sudbury, Ont., mine ratified a collective agreement. Members of United Steelworkers Local 6500 voted 85 per cent in favour of the five-year deal that takes effect immediately. In a message to […]

TORONTO — Cannes-winning horror sensation “Titane” and a documentary on the late Canadian jazz legend Oscar Peterson are among the titles added to the Toronto International Film Festival. “Titane,” winner of the prestigious Palme d’Or prize at last month’s Cannes Film Festival, will open TIFF’s horror-focused Midnight Madness program. Julia Ducournau of France wrote and […]

TORONTO — Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce says every classroom in schools without mechanical ventilation systems will have a standalone HEPA unit upon students’ return this fall. He says about 70 per cent of schools in the province have mechanical ventilation and nearly all of them are using higher-grade filters and changing them more frequently. […]

DRYDEN, Ont. — Provincial officials say they expect more wildfires to start burning in northwestern Ontario due to recent lightning and the intensity of existing fires during dry conditions.  Four new wildfires have been reported in the region, bringing the area’s total active fires to 109.  Seventeen fires are not under control, four are being […]

TORONTO — “Come From Away” is landing on Apple TV Plus in September. The streaming service says a live filmed version of the Tony-winning musical will debut Sept. 10 on the platform. The premiere coincides with the eve of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. “Come From Away” […]

TORONTO — The financials sector helped to push Canada’s main stock index to a record high despite lower crude oil prices in late-morning trading. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 34.66 points at 20,400.51. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 263.45 points at 34,852.95. The S&P 500 index was down 16.12 […]

SUDBURY, Ont. — The first strike at Vale Canada in more than a decade is ending after unionized workers at the Sudbury, Ont., mine ratified a collective agreement. The company says members of United Steelworkers Local 6500 voted 85 per cent in favour of the five-year deal that takes effect immediately. Employees will return to […]

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 139 new COVID-19 cases today, and 11 deaths. The Ministry of Health says that seven of those deaths happened between December and February, and are being added due to a data clean-up. The new cases are based on more than 17,100 tests completed in the past day. There were 26 […]