It’s Meghan Markle’s Birthday! Here’s Her Big Year In Pictures

Meghan Markle has had a big year. As the Duchess of Sussex celebrates her 39th birthday on Tuesday, she has a lot to look back on: she traveled to South Africa, spend time in B.C. and L.A., guest-edited British Vogue’s prestigious September issue, launched a charitable clothing line and sued British tabloids. Oh yeah, and […]

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Lawsuit Claims $600M In Damages Against Ontario Long-Term Care Homes

Innis Ingram says that at one point during the has nine representative plaintiffs. Rochon also said the firm has received hundreds of calls about the lawsuit, so the number of plaintiffs could grow. As of Tuesday, 1,845 residents and eight staff members have died from COVID-19 in Ontario, according to the province’s data. “It was […]

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How book publishing has filled the coronavirus entertainment void

August is known in the book industry as the “dead zone,” when agents and editors take their vacations ahead of one of the busiest months of the publishing calendar, September. But there are no summer doldrums this year: with movies and new television on pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, books have remained one of […]

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Kanye West scraps effort to get on New Jersey ballot after challenge to ‘egregiously bad’ petition

Kanye West’s alleged presidential bid is abandoning the Garden State. West, the rapper whose announcement that he’d be entering the 2020 presidential race last month was met with widespread skepticism, has scrapped his effort to appear on the ballot in New Jersey, the New Jersey Globe reports. West had submitted the petition signatures required to […]

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Toronto Raptors Wear Support For Black Lives Matter On Their Jerseys

After a four-month hiatus, basketball is back — but it looks different now than it did before the NBA shut down in March. The league is taking increasingly surreal precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, with officials and reporters wearing masks, referees using A post shared by Toronto Raptors (@raptors) on Aug 2, 2020 […]

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Man Accused Of Killing Girlfriend Broke Order To Not Contact Her 4 Times

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police west of Toronto say a man now facing a murder charge in the death of his long-time girlfriend had repeatedly breached a judicial order barring him from being in contact with her. Peel Regional Police say 27-year-old Darnell Reid had violated the order four times since it was first issued, and […]

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Ontario Eviction Ban Ending Will Intensify Housing Crisis: NDP

The Ontario NDP pleaded Friday for the Ford government to extend a pandemic-related ban on rental evictions that is due to expire on the weekend as critics fear a looming expansion of Toronto’s housing crisis. “It is the eleventh hour,” NDP tenant rights critic Suze Morrison said. “Either he (Premier Doug Ford) changes course today, […]

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Unclear Self-Isolation Guidelines Another Hurdle For Arriving International Students

Most international students are currently barred from entering Canada because of the federal government’s latest Canada Makes Exception For U.S. Students To Enter During Pandemic Most International Students Barred From Canada Right Now: Government International Med Students Fear Risks In Flying To Canada For Mandatory Exam Some students say isolation guidelines are unclear Anthonie Fan […]

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Ryan Reynolds Is Pledging Salary To ‘Group Effort Initiative’ To Tackle Hollywood’s Diversity Issues

TORONTO — Ryan Reynolds is using his Hollywood star power to launch an on-set film production diversity program for marginalized communities. The Vancouver-born “Deadpool” actor has announced plans for the Group Effort Initiative, which will bring together 10 to 20 recruits, who are either people of colour or from other groups underrepresented in filmmaking, to […]

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