More than half of Canadians support raising flags for Remembrance Day

Article content Canadian flags have been at half-mast since May to mourn those buried in unmarked graves found at former residential schools. Article content Flags will indeed be raised — but lowered again to half-mast on government buildings on Remembrance Day. According to a new Angus Reid poll , that decision likely doesn’t sit well […]

MARCHESE: A poem for our soldiers, returning from war 

I wrote this one morning in November 2009 at a time when Canada’s military mission in Afghanistan was in its eighth year.  As I was walking along Devonshire Place near Varsity Stadium, I saw a group of young soldiers being put through their paces by a senior officer as they prepared for Remembrance Day ceremonies. […]

U.S.-bound motorists cross about border requirements

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA Reopening Canada Ontario News Canada Testing rules deemed a barrier to flow of tourism between Canada and U.S. Author of the article: Scott Laurie Publishing date: Nov 08, 2021  •  28 minutes ago  •  2 minute read  •  Join the conversation People waited up to six hours to cross the […]

LILLEY: We deserve answers about police shooting of 70 year-old man

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA Ontario Columnists Canada Author of the article: Brian Lilley Publishing date: Nov 08, 2021  •  5 hours ago  •  3 minute read  •  14 Comments OPP officers are pictured outside the home of Norfolk gunsmith Rodger Kotanko, 70, on Nov. 4, 2021. The SIU is investigating after Toronto Police shot […]

LILLEY: Trudeau smiles and waves; O’Toole beat up over vaccinations

Breadcrumb Trail Links Columnists Canada Author of the article: Brian Lilley Conservative Leader Erin OToole (L) and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau Article content Justin Trudeau couldn’t help but smile as he addressed the assembled Liberal caucus at their first meeting since the election. Advertisement Story continues below This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your […]

Scottish school follows Spain’s example for Wear A Skirt To School Day

Article content A Scottish primary school has asked male and female students — and teachers — to wear skirts to school in an initiative designed to promote equality. Article content In an effort to show “tolerance and respect” a P6 class of 10-year-old students at the Edinburgh school came up with the idea. It’s an […]

York cops nab 25 motorists on stunt-driving charges in one weekend

Article content More than two dozen motorists were rounded up on charges involving stunt driving and racing-relating incidents over a three-day span last weekend in York Region. Article content York Regional Police say 25 people were arrested between Nov. 5-7, including a 44-year-old man — Anis Abdolmaleki, of Vaughan — who was charged with dangerous […]

Woman with ex’s name tattooed on her back still has it a year later

Article content Remember Scottie from the movie comedy Meet the Millers and his huge misspelled “No Ragrets” tattoo on his upper chest? Article content Well, one TikTok user is actually claiming no regrets — spelled properly — after she got an enormous skin tag of her boyfriend’s name — ALEXANDER — on her back one […]

Parker Bowles caught in the line of fire when Biden passes gas?

Article content World leaders are just like us! Article content As in, they pass gas too. Sometimes in front of each other. Apparently, the Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla Parker Bowles, has been telling anyone who will listen about U.S. President Joe Biden letting out a long, loud fart while speaking to her at the COP26 […]

Oklahoma inmates tortured with Baby Shark song on loop?

Breadcrumb Trail Links World Author of the article: Liz Braun Former inmates have filed a civil lawsuit claiming they were tortured by jail officials in Oklahoma — who forced them to listen to the nursery song Baby Shark for hours. Photo by YOUTUBE SCREENGRAB /TORONTO SUN Article content Former inmates have filed a civil lawsuit claiming […]