Voter turnout in federal election about average despite pandemic challenges

OTTAWA — Sixty-two per cent of eligible voters cast ballots in last week’s federal election — about average turnout for recent Canadian elections despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Elections Canada says almost 17 million Canadians voted, out of 27.4 million eligible electors. That does not include voters who registered on election day so […]

Retired Olympian Georgia Simmerling launches sports agency for female athletes

Everything about four-time Olympian Georgia Simmerling’s career has been anything but ordinary, so who would expect anything less from her in retirement? Less than two weeks into retirement the B.C. native announced that she was launching the female-focused sports agency AG Sports Inc. Simmerling made history in 2016 when she became the first Canadian athlete […]

Reagan shooter John Hinckley apologizes to Jodie Foster as he wins unconditional release

Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission from purchases made through links on this page. Article content John Hinckley, Jr., the man who shot and wounded former U.S. leader Ronald Reagan, has apologized to Jodie Foster for dragging her into the 1981 drama. Article content The […]

Ontario optometrists call on premier to step up

Article content Premier Doug Ford needs to step in to help resolve an impasse that has impacted eye care treatment for many residents of the province, cautions the president of the Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO). Article content Close to 95% of OAO members are no longer providing OHIP-covered services for patients, including children, teens […]

Toronto cops arrest 16 alleged drunk drivers over weekend

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA Crime Author of the article: Jane Stevenson Toronto Sun files Photo by File photo /Toronto Sun Article content Complaining that the numbers are too high, Toronto Police arrested 16 people for drunk driving offences over the weekend. Advertisement Story continues below This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your […]

LILLEY: Ignore China’s warning that Canada should learn its lesson

Breadcrumb Trail Links Columnists Canada Author of the article: Brian Lilley Publishing date: Sep 27, 2021  •  16 minutes ago  •  3 minute read  •  Join the conversation Chinese President Xi Jinping waves as he attends the art performance celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Founding of the Communist Party of China on June 28, 2021 […]

Toronto bistro says it will not accept vaccine exemption letters

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA News Restaurant faces backlash, support as it prepares to reopen October 4 Author of the article: Scott Laurie Publishing date: Sep 27, 2021  •  6 hours ago  •  2 minute read  •  57 Comments An image taken from Bistro on Avenue’s Instagram site. Photo by Instagram/ Article content The battle […]

Homicide cops probing discovery of body near Toronto Zoo

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA Crime Police could not confirm if the deceased suffered from burns Author of the article: Denette Wilford Police tape Photo by file photo /Postmedia Network Article content Toronto Police are investigating after a body was found near the Toronto Zoo early Monday morning. Article content Officers received a call […]

Oakville town hall one of few needing a double-vaccinated public

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA Reopening Canada PostPandemic Ontario News One woman outraged she could not enter to pay her taxes Author of the article: Scott Laurie Oakville town hall Photo by Facebook/Town of Oakville /Toronto Sun Article content She just wanted to pay her property taxes in person at Oakville town hall. Advertisement […]