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Toronto's Controversial Mayor Withdraws From Race

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 09.12.2014 | World

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdrew his re-election bid Friday as he seeks treatment for a tumor in his abdomen, dramatically ending a ca...

City Official: Rob Ford Withdrawing From Toronto Mayoral Election

AP | Posted 09.12.2014 | World

TORONTO (AP) — City official says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is withdrawing from mayor's race ....

How's Your Grammarly? Mine's Great!

Bill_Robinson | Posted 09.11.2014 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

Grammarly does everything I used to need to bug my editor/friends to do. It checks over 250 intricacies of grammar such as subject-verb agreement; article use; and modifier use, all the really gnarly details and sometimes arcane small-stuff of the written word.

Tim Hortons Reassures Wary Canadians: 'Our Coffee Still Sucks'

Kipp Friedman | Posted 09.02.2014 | Comedy
Kipp Friedman

Following news that Burger King has purchased the ubiquitous Canadian Tim Hortons coffee chain, executives rushed to reassure skeptical Canadians that the acquisition will not affect the quality of its coffee and Timbits doughnut holes.

You Have to Spend Money to Make Money and the Leafs Have Money

Emily Cornelius | Posted 08.31.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

Following the trend of "Moneypuck" - how can the Leafs spend more money, to see the highest ROI? The cap is the cap - you can't change that. So where else can they invest in?

Buffalo Bills Fans Huddle to Block Hail Mary Pass to Canada

Holly Cara Price | Posted 08.28.2014 | Sports
Holly Cara Price

Several groups have emerged as potential buyers, but one group, led by John Francis Bongiovi, Jr., also known as "Jon Bon Jovi," has received the most attention from furious Buffalo Bills fans. That's because Bon Jovi's investors are made up of a group of Toronto, Canada-based businessmen.

Are the Leafs in a 'Re-Building' Rut?

Emily Cornelius | Posted 08.15.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

It is anyone's best guess who Shanahan will hire next week as the new assistant GM to work with Dubas and Nonis. Though the changes do seem exciting - they beg the question 'when will we be a winning organization?' How long will this promised "Culture Change" take?

Why Do Leafs Fans Hate the Leafs?

Emily Cornelius | Posted 08.12.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

There is so much positive press out there for Toronto being a huge market that could support two NHL teams... I suppose they mean financially support two teams, cause the way I see it -- we can't emotionally support the team we have.

The Live Wire: Tsonga's Triumph

Joe Singh | Posted 08.11.2014 | Sports
Joe Singh

Outside of Nadal, every member of the Big 4 rolled into Toronto for the Rogers Cup at the start of this week, and every single one fell to Tsonga.

Them Truck Drivers

T. Sher Singh | Posted 08.06.2014 | Religion
T. Sher Singh

Sometimes when I'm not feeling like a longer walk to the coffee shop at the far end of our village, I venture into the one around the corner. It's a different crowd that frequents this café. I, and many like me, like coming here because of its better ambience.

5 Reasons You Shouldn't Count Out the Maple Leafs Just Yet...

Emily Cornelius | Posted 08.06.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

If you have been a Leafs fan for long, or any Toronto sports team for that matter, you know not to get your hopes up too high. It's an emotional roller coaster, and we all take the ride.

Google Shows People Around The World Have Lots Of The Same Questions

The Huffington Post | Gregory Beyer | Posted 08.12.2014 | World

If you are in New York and type the words "why am" into Google's search bar, the first two suggestions offered by Google's Autocomplete function are "...

20 Photos of the Fabulous World Dyke March (Toronto 2014)

Kelly Cogswell | Posted 09.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Kelly Cogswell

Led by Dykes on Bikes, the World Dyke March on June 28 included a rainbow of marchers from women's health collectives and craftivists, to Canadian unions and individual dykes. Some marched for politics. Some just for fun.

Climate Change This Week: Patriots Win the Fracking War, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.05.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, July 5, 2014 H...

Rob Ford Can't Promise He Will Stay Sober

AP | Posted 07.04.2014 | World

TORONTO (AP) — Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford said Friday that he won't guarantee he will stay sober if he's re-elected, telling a radio show that...

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Returns To Work After Rehab Stay

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 08.30.2014 | World

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford acknowledged a drug problem for the first time and vowed that his commitment to "living clean is now unwaverin...

Man Convicted Of Killing Ex, Scattering Body Parts Around City

AP | Posted 06.27.2014 | Crime

TORONTO (AP) — A Toronto man has been convicted of second-degree murder for killing and dismembering his ex-girlfriend, then scattering the pieces a...

Wineries to Pair With a City Break

Travelzoo | Posted 08.18.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

Exploring a new city this summer? We have the perfect accompaniment: wine. Check out six wine regions within driving distance of six great cities. Tip: Steal away during the week when city dwellers are back in the office and you can sip vino without the crowds.

Toronto Mayor Locked Out Of Office After Rehab Stint

Posted 06.18.2014 | World

By ROB GILLIES -- The Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford plans to return to work June 30 after a two-month stay in rehab. ...

Toronto's Neighborhood Watch Is Apparently All Superheroes

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 06.16.2014 | Entertainment

If these signs are accurate, Toronto is officially the safest, and coolest, place on Earth right now. Artist Andrew Lamb, or so he calls himself o...

Gay Muslims Come Out In Toronto Photo Exhibit

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 06.14.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Many Muslims leave Islam when they find their sexuality and faith incompatible. But a new photo exhibit of gay and queer Muslims challenges that...

AMBI's Monika Bacardi and Andrea Iervolino: Changing the World, One Film at a Time

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 08.12.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

I'm always pleasantly surprised when I sit down to interview a powerful, beautiful, intelligent woman who is not afraid to mix her wisdom with her femininity. And even more amazed when she's accompanied by a man, a partner confident enough to be by her side.

How Gavin Sheppard Is Rallying a City's Creative Community

Herbert Lui | Posted 08.11.2014 | Arts
Herbert Lui

Consider the change in Mike Tyson's life after meeting his trainer, Cus D'Amato. The difference here is scale, and type of development: Sheppard is equally focused on each youth's personal development as he is in their artistic and professional development.

Vintage Shops and Gothic Rock in Toronto

La Carmina | Posted 08.11.2014 | Travel
La Carmina

The "Scott Pilgrim" movie showed a different side of Toronto: twenty-somethings in vintage clothes and neon hair, rocking out at indie concerts. On a ...

Security Report Documents Rob Ford's City Hall Antics Before Rehab

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 06.06.2014 | World

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford "appeared intoxicated" and invited an unidentified woman into his office for an hour when City Hall was closed...