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‘Please, just make decisions based on the evidence’: Halton mayors lobby against expanding Stage 2 restrictions as COVID-19 hits new highs in Ontario
Open letters — one to Premier Doug Ford and one to Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. David Williams — argue the province shouldn’t impose new restrictions in the Halton region.
Elderly pedestrian dies after she was struck by driver near Davenport neighbourhood
Writer RM Vaughan lived with me during COVID-19, before he died — we were friends, confidantes, collaborators
‘I waver between awe and sadness.’ How 12 Nigerian-Canadians feel about the #EndSARS uprising against police brutality and what they want you to know
GM is gone, but Trump’s support hasn’t left this Ohio factory town (nor has the casual racism)
Justin Trudeau got what he wanted from Jagmeet Singh — but at what cost?
My fitness levels took a dive under COVID-19 … and then my sons got involved
In the ‘Borat’ sequel, a duped Rudy Giuliani gets a taste of his own poison
‘He was the gentlest soul I had ever met.’ Doug Griffin, NNA-winning photographer for the Toronto Star, has died at age 92
Active open spaces, homes near work, walkable neighbourhoods — has COVID-19 changed the way the suburbs will look in the future?
Compact neighbourhoods that put work, recreation, nature and a mix of housing together predate the pandemic, but they could also help fix the inequities laid bare by COVID-19.
Toronto police create tip line in Christine Jessop case to learn more details of suspected killer
14 of the week’s best long reads from the Star, Oct. 17 to 23, 2020
Canadians react to sudden closure of beloved retailer Le Château
Here comes the bridge: A sneak peek at Toronto’s new Cherry St. bridge — set to make the trip from Nova Scotia
Is trick-or-treating off the table? Crafty Torontonians bring Halloween cheer safely
‘It’s pretty devastating’: Two outbreaks give a glimpse of the dangers — and lingering questions — around group living in a second wave of COVID-19
Doug Ford defends closure of indoor restaurant and bar service as industry warns tens of thousands of jobs will be lost
COVID-19 had a devastating effect on the quality of life of nursing home residents. We may never know how much because some homes hit pause on assessing it
COVID-19 cases have been quietly mounting up and killing in long-term-care homes: These 3 charts explain what many seem to have missed
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The lives they lived: Remembering the Canadians lost to COVID-19
Alberta ends OPEC-style curbs after oilsands production drops
David Olive: Canada’s airlines need a federal bailout before it’s too late — but all carriers should offer customers cash refunds first
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Magna’s new boss, Seetarama (Swamy) Kotagiri, on coping with the pandemic — personally and professionally
B.C. votes as NDP Leader John Horgan tries to turn a minority into a majority
Fredericton Police say writer RM Vaughan found dead days after going missing
As standoff at ‘1492 Land Back Lane’ heats up in Caledonia, land defenders say, ‘This is a moment for our people to say no’
‘It’s a racist system’: Some couples say Canada’s visa system is cruelly extending their COVID-19 separations
‘Dramatic’ decline in Canadians who say discrimination against Black and Chinese communities is not a problem here
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Trump’s strategic chaos and what it means for Canada on the global stage
Martin Regg Cohn: Doug Ford’s embrace of preacher Charles McVety should offend us all
He gave Ontario cities the right to try a new voting system. Now Ted McMeekin can’t understand why Doug Ford is taking it away.
Just two companies have been approved for Ottawa’s emergency COVID-19 loans. Where are the rest?
New education program provides updates and a code-of-conduct refresher for RenoMark renovators
Condo renos must have documents proving they’re legal when selling the suite