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    Blue Jays deal Aledmys Diaz to Astros for triple-A starter

    Blue Jays deal Aledmys Diaz to Astros for triple-A starter


    The Toronto Blue Jays traded utility infielder Aledmys Diaz to the Houston Astros on Saturday for starting pitcher Trent Thornton. Diaz, 28, hit .263 in 130 games this past season with 18 home runs and 55...

    The Toronto Blue Jays traded utility infielder Aledmys Diaz to the Houston Astros on Saturday for starting pitcher Trent Thornton. Diaz, 28, hit .263 in 130 games this past season with 18 home runs and 55 RBI.

    Parcel backlog mounting as CUPW rejects latest offer from Canada Post

    Parcel backlog mounting as CUPW rejects latest offer from Canada Post


    The union representing postal workers has just rejected an offer from Canada Post. It now seems the Crown corporation will head into its busiest time of year mired in a labour...

    The union representing postal workers has just rejected an offer from Canada Post. It now seems the Crown corporation will head into its busiest time of year mired in a labour dispute.

    Casino isn't 'off the table' as Ford government takes aim at Ontario Place

    Casino isn't 'off the table' as Ford government takes aim at Ontario Place


    Premier Doug Ford's government took a giant step toward taking control of the future of Ontario Place this week, but some critics argue the redevelopment doesn't have to "reinvent the...

    Premier Doug Ford's government took a giant step toward taking control of the future of Ontario Place this week, but some critics argue the redevelopment doesn't have to "reinvent the wheel."

    Well established but not well-off: Canada's authors struggle to make ends meet, says study

    Well established but not well-off: Canada's authors struggle to make ends meet, says study


    In the midst of literary award season, a new report says Canada's authors are struggling more than ever before. Fewer publishing houses, reduced income from educational copying, and publishers' focus on bestsellers are some of the reasons even award...

    In the midst of literary award season, a new report says Canada's authors are struggling more than ever before. Fewer publishing houses, reduced income from educational copying, and publishers' focus on bestsellers are some of the reasons even award winners have to get day jobs.

    Why sex assault veiled as hazing may be viewed as a 'rite of passage'

    Why sex assault veiled as hazing may be viewed as a 'rite of passage'


    The combination of an all-boys private school with a particular emphasis on sports teams could create the environment for sexualized hazing like what is alleged to have occurred at St. Michael's College School in...

    The combination of an all-boys private school with a particular emphasis on sports teams could create the environment for sexualized hazing like what is alleged to have occurred at St. Michael's College School in Toronto.

    Headphones allowed: EQAO makes new resources available to students during tests

    Headphones allowed: EQAO makes new resources available to students during tests


    Students taking standardized tests in Ontario schools this year will be able to wear headphones and access some online calculators and language resources, Ontario's Education Quality and Accountability Office...

    Students taking standardized tests in Ontario schools this year will be able to wear headphones and access some online calculators and language resources, Ontario's Education Quality and Accountability Office says.

    Ontario PCs gather for convention after a victorious but turbulent year

    Ontario PCs gather for convention after a victorious but turbulent year


    The first big gathering of Progressive Conservative party members since Doug Ford’s decisive election victory takes place this weekend in...

    The first big gathering of Progressive Conservative party members since Doug Ford’s decisive election victory takes place this weekend in Toronto.

    Stop sending mail and parcels, Canada Post asks foreign services

    Stop sending mail and parcels, Canada Post asks foreign services


    Canada Post has asked 190 international partners to halt mail and parcel shipments to Canada as it reels under a backlog resulting from a labour dispute. The Trudeau government gave one final push Friday to bring the dispute to a close, suggesting it...

    Canada Post has asked 190 international partners to halt mail and parcel shipments to Canada as it reels under a backlog resulting from a labour dispute. The Trudeau government gave one final push Friday to bring the dispute to a close, suggesting it will act quickly if rotating strikes continue beyond a Saturday midnight deadline.

    St. Michael's private school alerts police to 3rd incident amid ongoing sexual assault investigation

    St. Michael's private school alerts police to 3rd incident amid ongoing sexual assault investigation


    Officials at a Toronto private boys' school announced Friday they've notified police about a third "incident" as the school continues to deal with a crisis sparked by allegations that students have been assaulted or sexually assaulted on...

    Officials at a Toronto private boys' school announced Friday they've notified police about a third "incident" as the school continues to deal with a crisis sparked by allegations that students have been assaulted or sexually assaulted on camera.

    'I was scared to death': Passengers on crash-landed Fly Jamaica flight slam airline

    'I was scared to death': Passengers on crash-landed Fly Jamaica flight slam airline


    Passengers who rode aboard a plane that crash landed in Guyana last week arrived back in Toronto Friday with harrowing stories and harsh criticism for the...

    Passengers who rode aboard a plane that crash landed in Guyana last week arrived back in Toronto Friday with harrowing stories and harsh criticism for the airline.

    OPP charges 2 Toronto city councillors for alleged campaign finance violations

    OPP charges 2 Toronto city councillors for alleged campaign finance violations


    Two Toronto city councillors were charged with campaign finance violations Friday by the Ontario Provincial Police's anti-rackets unit for allegedly failing to disclose tens of thousands of dollars worth of...

    Two Toronto city councillors were charged with campaign finance violations Friday by the Ontario Provincial Police's anti-rackets unit for allegedly failing to disclose tens of thousands of dollars worth of spending.

    Ontario excludes OHL players from provincial employment standards

    Ontario excludes OHL players from provincial employment standards


    The provincial government is excluding Ontario Hockey League players from employment standards legislation in order to keep a "level playing field" with other major junior hockey...

    The provincial government is excluding Ontario Hockey League players from employment standards legislation in order to keep a "level playing field" with other major junior hockey leagues.

    Doctors' group slams move to allow employers to require doctor's note for minor illnesses

    Doctors' group slams move to allow employers to require doctor's note for minor illnesses


    A national doctors' group is raising concerns about the Ontario government's move to allow employers to require workers to provide a doctor's note to explain even minor illnesses, such as the common...

    A national doctors' group is raising concerns about the Ontario government's move to allow employers to require workers to provide a doctor's note to explain even minor illnesses, such as the common cold.

    Mix of snow and rain could make for messy morning commute

    Mix of snow and rain could make for messy morning commute


    A messy mix of snow and rain fell across the GTA overnight making for tough driving conditions that could slow down commuters on Friday...

    A messy mix of snow and rain fell across the GTA overnight making for tough driving conditions that could slow down commuters on Friday morning.

    Santa Claus Parade will have visions of transit diversions dancing in your head

    Santa Claus Parade will have visions of transit diversions dancing in your head


    A warning to commuters this weekend — Sunday's Santa Claus Parade means fun for the whole family, but watch out for the usual public transit diversions. Also, the TTC's Line 3 Scarborough will be closed on Saturday for maintenance and track...

    A warning to commuters this weekend — Sunday's Santa Claus Parade means fun for the whole family, but watch out for the usual public transit diversions. Also, the TTC's Line 3 Scarborough will be closed on Saturday for maintenance and track work.

    Doug Ford's spending cuts are not as deep as many feared, or hoped

    Doug Ford's spending cuts are not as deep as many feared, or hoped


    Ontarians who were bracing for slashing and burning by the Doug Ford government may be relieved that no huge program cuts were unveiled in Thursday's...

    Ontarians who were bracing for slashing and burning by the Doug Ford government may be relieved that no huge program cuts were unveiled in Thursday's mini-budget.

    Hospitals profiting from private cord blood bank didn't disclose financial ties to patients

    Hospitals profiting from private cord blood bank didn't disclose financial ties to patients


    Two Toronto hospitals that have a financial relationship with a private company that banks blood from babies' umbilical cords say they need to be more upfront about their affiliation after an investigation by CBC’s The Fifth Estate raised questions...

    Two Toronto hospitals that have a financial relationship with a private company that banks blood from babies' umbilical cords say they need to be more upfront about their affiliation after an investigation by CBC’s The Fifth Estate raised questions about their practices.

    Ontario workplace safety board reviewing Uber Eats following Marketplace investigation

    Ontario workplace safety board reviewing Uber Eats following Marketplace investigation


    On any given day in downtown Toronto, you'll see a flurry of bike couriers pedalling their way through traffic, bags strapped to their backs, on their way to deliver your next meal. But if those couriers get hurt on the job, a Marketplace investigation...

    On any given day in downtown Toronto, you'll see a flurry of bike couriers pedalling their way through traffic, bags strapped to their backs, on their way to deliver your next meal. But if those couriers get hurt on the job, a Marketplace investigation has found their eligibility for work-related compensation depends on which app they deliver for.

    Ford's move to axe child advocate office 'a nightmare,' children's rights lawyer says

    Ford's move to axe child advocate office 'a nightmare,' children's rights lawyer says


    Child welfare advocates are critical of the Ontario government's announcement Thursday during its fall economic statement that it was shutting down the office of the children and youth advocate for...

    Child welfare advocates are critical of the Ontario government's announcement Thursday during its fall economic statement that it was shutting down the office of the children and youth advocate for Ontario.

    Federal government issues permanent postal ban on hate speech publication

    Federal government issues permanent postal ban on hate speech publication


    A Toronto-based publication widely criticized for disseminating hate speech against minorities, Jews, women and the LGBTQ community has been permanently banned from distribution through Canada...

    A Toronto-based publication widely criticized for disseminating hate speech against minorities, Jews, women and the LGBTQ community has been permanently banned from distribution through Canada Post.

    Locked-out stagehands ratify new deal with Exhibition Place board

    Locked-out stagehands ratify new deal with Exhibition Place board


    Stagehands who had been locked out of work at Toronto's Exhibition Place have reached a new collective agreement, ending a months-long labour...

    Stagehands who had been locked out of work at Toronto's Exhibition Place have reached a new collective agreement, ending a months-long labour dispute.

    Ontario PCs slash spending and oversight, unveil tax cut and new LCBO hours in 1st economic plan

    Ontario PCs slash spending and oversight, unveil tax cut and new LCBO hours in 1st economic plan


    Months after Ontario's finance minister said finding fiscal balance will "require everyone to make sacrifices without exception," the public got its first glance at how the government will try to do...

    Months after Ontario's finance minister said finding fiscal balance will "require everyone to make sacrifices without exception," the public got its first glance at how the government will try to do it.

    CBC Toronto's Sounds of the Season

    CBC Toronto's Sounds of the Season


    Join us for our annual charity drive in support of local food...

    Join us for our annual charity drive in support of local food banks!