Toronto taxi driver killed after shooting, crash in city’s east end
Toronto Police were called to Pharmacy and Eglinton avenues for reports that a taxi driver had crashed into a fence and was unresponsive.
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Toronto police investigate 7 shootings over weekend, including 4 fatal
Toronto police say 28-year-old Kamal Daley was shot dead early Saturday morning, less than two hours before Donald Leroy (Smokey) Marson died of a gunshot wound.
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Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario and B.C. lifting capacity limits as cases ease
Meanwhile, children as young as 3 will start receiving COVID-19 vaccines in China, where authorities are maintaining a zero-tolerance policy toward outbreaks.
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Defence set to make closing submissions in Ajax, Ont., triple murder case
Cory Fenn has pleaded not guilty to three counts of second-degree murder for the deaths of Krassimira Pejcinovski, her 13-year-old daughter, Venellia, and her 15-year-old son, Roy.
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Ontario lifts COVID capacity limits in restaurants, gyms, casinos
Ontario is lifting capacity limits today at restaurants, gyms, casinos and some other locations where proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is required.
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Montreal weather: Get used to carrying an umbrella
Cloudy with periods of rain beginning near noon.
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Allison Hanes: Mobility as big an issue as ever in Montreal
Curbing congestions was a key battleground of the mayoral campaign in 2017, and again now — perhaps even more so. What are the candidates for mayor planning to do about it?
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Delean: Do your survivors a favour: don't leave them a mess
Author and financial adviser Catherine Rahal advises not only decluttering, but preparing a detailed lists with key information.
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Robot at Montreal Children's Hospital helps find source of seizures in 6-year-old patient
A rare condition causes hundreds of benign masses to grow through Santiago's body, affecting vital organs such as his eyes, heart, lungs, kidney and brain.
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I distanced myself from my mother’s toxic behaviour, but I’m worried about my brother: Ask Ellie
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Here’s how desperate Canadian provinces are trying to lure nurses — and what those in the field say they’re getting wrong
Provinces and territories are offering varying cash incentives, but what nurses really want is not to be overworked, say experts.
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Saweetie and a cast of sex positive puppets, Halloween specials, plus more for Canadians to stream on Netflix and Amazon Prime this week
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Canada’s voting system regularly elects legislative assemblies that distort voters’ views
In this election, the NDP attracted 17.8 per cent of the vote but received only 25 seats. The Bloc Québécois received only 7.7 per cent of the vote — yet elected 33 MPs. The PPC attracted more than 840,000 votes, but they didn’t elect a single MP. This is Canada’s version of gerrymandering.
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‘Going out green’: consider your options for eco-friendly burials
Green burials are not just an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional practices — they’re the oldest form of disposition practiced by human civilization.
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Inclusionary zoning is one piece of Toronto’s affordable housing puzzle
The concept for IZ is simple — require new developments to include a percentage of affordable housing. All affordable units would remain so for 99 years, ensuring rents and resale prices are restricted over the long term.
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Heather Mallick: It’s hard to be a ‘woman,’ so let us keep our word
Things women go through: Dress codes. Body-shaming. Violence. Childbirth. Breastfeeding. Worse jobs. Lower pay. Stigma. Being a woman is a dirty old road; I didn’t choose it. But I am a woman and you must call me that.
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Ontario seniors and patients will pay the price of the developing home-care crisis
Strain on the home-care sector will put more pressure on the long-term-care sector and hospitals, resulting in increased hallway health care, Sandra Ketchen writes.
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What the ‘Squid Game’ can teach you about managing your money
The main character of the ‘Squid Game’ competes in deadly contests to win his escape from massive debts. Luckily, there are simple, less dangerous ways to deal with debts you’ve piled up, Leslie Scorgie writes.
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People were caught flat-footed by the pandemic and 2013’s ice storm. Here’s how to prepare for the next emergency
Peanut butter, yes, nuts, no; soup, yes, but not with tomatoes. Here’s what to stash — and don’t forget water.
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Buried in after-hours emails? Ontario to propose ‘right-to-disconnect’ laws
Legislation expected to be introduced this week will, if passed, require workplaces with more than 25 employees to develop internal right-to-disconnect standards. Ontario would be the first province in Canada to implement such a measure.
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Ontario school board staff claiming medical exemptions for COVID-19 vaccines at far higher rate than expected
A Star analysis of vaccine data at 45 Ontario school boards found medical exemptions being claimed at a rate 42 times higher then expected in the general population.
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‘Call Me Mother’ part of a wave of reality shows with ‘RuPaul’ alumni being produced by OutTV
New competition series premiering Oct. 25, which follows a format that has been compared to “The Voice,” shines a spotlight on the diversity of drag artistry.
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Rosie DiManno: Truth Social is merely Donald Trump’s latest attempt at seizing a bullhorn
Cast out into the online wilderness, Trump has been limited to releasing statements by email and on the platforms of allies who’ve not been similarly banned, via his Save America political action committee, Rosie DiManno writes.
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I’m saving for a long-term goal — should I use an RRSP or a TFSA?
We asked personal finance expert Chuck Grace whether contributing to an RRSP or a TFSA is a wiser option for long-haul savings.
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Have your say: Which is your preferred option for long-term savings?
You’ve got a bit of extra money, and you’d like to sock it away for the long term. But what’s the best way to do it?
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Chris Johnston: Inside the NHL: Lost weekend stirs doubts about the Leafs, Bergevin vs. Molson, Jets play it smart
More than 17 years removed from a playoff series victory and more than five years deep on this core, the blue and white must win to maintain the trust of their customers. That relationship is on shaky ground, Chris Johnston writes.
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Edward Rogers fought plans to keep Raptors’ Masai Ujiri, but was thwarted by MLSE head, sources say
The former Rogers Communications chair said Raptors could be managed without Ujiri, demanded right to spin MLSE stake into a separate company in return for approving contract renewal.
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'Everybody knows everybody:' Nunavut voters head to the polls in territorial election
Campaigning in Nunavut's territorial election is a little like competing against your neighbours and friends, says former premier Paul Quassa.
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COVID-19: Capacity limits out, optimism in for London, Ont. businesses
For some London, Ont., businesses, Monday marks an important step in their journey back to a pre-pandemic "normal" as Ontario restaurants, bars and gyms lift capacity limits.
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Path to Trudeau's new cabinet hits final stretch ahead of swearing-in ceremony
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's tricky task of crafting a new cabinet is hitting its final hours before the team of ministers is unveiled.
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Horoscope for Monday, Oct. 25, 2021
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Baldwin careful with guns before fatal shooting: crew member
A camera operator told authorities that Alec Baldwin had been careful with weapons on the set of the film 'Rust' before the actor shot and killed a cinematographer with a gun he'd been told was safe to use, court records released Sunday show.
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Calgary Police investigating swatting incident in U.S.
CPS says there is no reason to believe the threats are targeting any school in Calgary and officers will continue to work with law enforcement south of the border. 
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