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TORONTO — Soap star-turned-activist Tonya Williams says being recognized by Canada’s Black community at Sunday’s Legacy Awards holds special meaning. Williams, who gained fame on “The Young and the Restless” and went on to found the Reelworld Screen Institute and the Reelworld Foundation, is this year’s winner of the Visionary Award for her philanthropic work. […]

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Passengers on a ride at a popular Toronto-area amusement park got more of a scare than a thrill on Saturday after the roller coaster they were riding on got stuck upside down for nearly half an hour.  A spokeswoman for Canada’s Wonderland, north of Toronto, said the incident happened aboard the Lumberjack […]

TORONTO — The union representing 5,600 workers at Ford Motor Co. facilities in Canada says workers have voted to accept a deal with the automaker. Unifor and Ford reached a tentative agreement Tuesday after extending a strike deadline by 24 hours. The union has said the three-year deal addresses all issues raised by members for […]

TORONTO — Two people are dead and at least two others are injured after late-night shootings in Toronto’s northwest end on Saturday.  City police allege one group of people drove up to another shortly after 11:30 p.m. in the Kipling Avenue and Mount Olive Drive area and an unspecified number of shots were fired.  Const. […]

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Tech conference The Canadian tech community will gather in Toronto over three days for the annual Elevate conference, which starts on Tuesday. The regulation of artificial intelligence is expected to be one of the top subjects discussed by speakers […]

TORONTO — On the hunt for a rental home in Calgary over the last six weeks, Marissa Giesinger and her boyfriend trawled through listings morning, noon and night, only to find most come along with dozens of applications and a steep price tag. As an added difficulty, many landlords are unwelcoming to the couple’s brood […]

TORONTO — Ontario’s legislature resumes sitting Monday on the heels of two cabinet ministers’ resignations, a cabinet shuffle, and a major policy reversal – and that was just in the past week. Politicians will return to the business of the legislature after its 15-week summer break that saw the release of two damning reports from […]

TORONTO — The Legacy Awards return for a second annual bash tonight with TV host and singer Keshia Chanté leading a celebration of Black Canadian talent. R&B singer Jully Black, filmmaker Director X, actress Tonya Williams and pop artist Lu Kala are among the honourees in fields including arts, entertainment and sports.  Black will receive […]

TORONTO — Chad Kelly threw two touchdown passes as the Toronto Argonauts defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 29-14 on Saturday night to sweep the season series. Toronto (12-1) earned its first four-game sweep of Hamilton since 2006. The Argos have downed their arch rivals in six straight contests and 10-of-11 overall, delighting the energetic BMO Field […]

TORONTO — The Canadian payment processing firm Moneris says credit and debit card transactions were interrupted by a network outage reported earlier in the day. Complaints about outages started rolling in to the website before noon eastern time on Saturday, but Moneris did not say when the outage started. About three hours later, Moneris […]

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