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TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Food inflation The House of Commons committee looking at food price inflation will hear from executives from some of Canada’s biggest grocers on Monday. Executives from Loblaw Companies Ltd. and Empire Co. Ltd. as well as other experts are […]

The Canadian Red Cross says it’s coming to help the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario amid a surge of children and youth with respiratory illnesses. Red Cross spokesperson Leianne Musselman confirmed in an email that the organization will be providing small teams to support CHEO hospital staff. She said there’s no firm start date to […]

TORONTO — It’s that much harder for celebrities to escape the glare of the spotlight when social media has given them a direct line to the public’s adoration — and acrimony. The online overexposure has driven some A-listers to go on social media hiatus or log off permanently in the name of preserving their mental […]

Thousands of Ontario residents were without power Saturday, the province’s largest electricity utility said, after strong winds caused by a cold front buffeted most of the province’s southern and eastern regions as well as some areas in the north. Hydro One said it had restored power to 81,000 customers by Saturday evening but anticipated some […]

TORONTO — O.G. Anunoby tied his season high with 32 points and the Toronto Raptors bounced back from a pair of ugly losses with a 121-108 rout of the Orlando Magic on Saturday. Pascal Siakam had 26 points and 10 assists as the Raptors (12-11) sent the Magic — the league’s worst team at 5-19 […]

TORONTO — Deborah Cox said her recognition at this year’s Canada’s Walk of Fame gala event underscored the importance of representation, adding she hoped it would help inspire other Black musicians.  The Juno award-winning R&B singer was among the group of Canadians recognized at Saturday’s event for excellence in their respected fields, which include humanitarianism, […]

Environment Canada says a cold front causing strong winds is making its way across southern Ontario Saturday morning.  Environment Canada advisories for southern and eastern Ontario and parts of northern Ontario warn that winds with gusts up to 90 kilometres per hour are expected, including in the Greater Toronto Area, London and Windsor. Environment Canada […]

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police say one man died following a collision Friday night that has closed Highway 102 northwest of Thunder Bay. Police say they received a call about a collision involving a tractor trailer and a snowplow on the highway at 9:55 p.m. A 52-year-old male driver from Thunder Bay was […]

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO — Peel Regional Police say the body of a man trapped underground Friday after an industrial accident in Mississauga has been recovered.  Emergency crews were called to the site at Hurontario Street and Burnhamthorpe Road around 3:30 p.m., and assisted multiple workers in a water chamber. Police say a pipe had ruptured, causing […]

KITCHENER, Ont. — Oliver Peer recorded a goal and two assists to lead the Windsor Spitfires to a 6-2 win over the Kitchener Rangers in the Ontario Hockey League on Friday.  Colton Smith, Noah Morneau, Matthew Maggio, Alex Christopoulos and Michael Renwick all added a goal apiece for Windsor. Spitfires goaltender Joey Costanzo stopped 25 […]