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TORONTO — More than 800 airline food service staff at Toronto’s Pearson airport have gone on strike, potentially leaving thousands of passengers without meals.  The union representing employees at Gate Gourmet says they voted 96 per cent against an offer by the Swiss-owned travel catering company on Monday night. The striking workers cook, package and […]

TORONTO — Interac Corp. says it is acquiring the exclusive Canadian rights to use Toronto-based Vouchr Ltd.’s platform, which will allow personalized multimedia messages to be sent alongside money transfers. The national debit network says that once integrated, its e-transfer service will offer customizable notifications that Canadians can use when e-gifting. Another feature will allow […]

TORONTO — Difficulties hiring and retaining enough nurses and personal support workers for long-term care homes could mean the Ontario government may not meet its target for the amount of hands-on care residents receive, the minister responsible for the sector was warned. There is a “systemic shortage of nurses” across all sectors, according to a […]

TORONTO — A pro-Palestine group says some of its supporters have been arrested for protesting inside a Toronto business it claims is linked with Israeli causes. The group, which calls itself Jews Say No To Genocide, says in a statement that dozens of people went into the offices of Awz Ventures around Yonge Street and […]

CASEY, ONTARIO — Teams of searchers have been looking for a motorist missing since the weekend when police say the vehicle he was driving entered a flooded ditch and was pulled into a creek in northern Ontario. Ontario Provincial Police say in a news release that members of their Temiskaming Detachment were called about the […]

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. — The Saginaw Spirit, who lost a rare home game on Saturday, quickly put that setback in the rear-view mirror with a 7-2 victory over the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds on Monday in Ontario Hockey League playoff action at GFL Memorial Gardens. Calem Mangone scored twice for the Spirit, who grabbed […]

TORONTO (AP) — Chris Bassitt pitched into the seventh inning to win his second straight start, Alejandro Kirk reached base three times and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 3-1 on Monday night, handing New York consecutive losses for the first time this season. New York (12-5) lost 8-7 at Cleveland on Sunday when […]

TORONTO — Chris Bassitt provided a quality start and Alejandro Kirk had two hits as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the New York Yankees 3-1 on Monday night at Rogers Centre.  Bassitt (2-2) held the Yankees to one earned run and four hits over his 6 1/3-inning appearance. Yimi Garcia pitched a 1-2-3 ninth inning […]

TORONTO — Ontario has struck a deal with the federal government to proceed with the province’s Highway 413 project while working together to mitigate the effects on species at risk.  The two governments say they have signed a memorandum of understanding that establishes a joint working group to minimize the planned highway’s environmental impacts in […]

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays welcomed back catcher Danny Jansen on Monday after a stint on the injured list and relievers Erik Swanson and closer Jordan Romano will soon be available as well.  All three players missed the first two-plus weeks of the season after sufferinginjuries last month.  Jansen was reinstated before the opener […]