Nothing wrong with ‘reasonable’ drinking in parks, Doug Ford says 14 August 2020, 9:35 pm

Having a quiet beer in a park is fine but a fine for having a quiet beer is not, says Premier Doug Ford

Doug Ford blasts Ontario’s gambling agency for bonuses to ‘fat cats’ during the pandemic 14 August 2020, 9:14 pm

“For all these big smart guys, they aren’t too frigging smart,” the premier thundered Friday.

Maple Leafs report card: C-level seasons don’t win Cups 14 August 2020, 9:00 pm

Auston Matthews and the rest of the highly paid star forwards weren’t the problem in a season that ended before the round of 16. Here’s how we rate their performances, and what we think lies in the future.

‘We are not going away’: Family of mentally ill man who died in Ontario jail set to hold Toronto rally 14 August 2020, 8:53 pm

Meanwhile, several dozen mental health, legal, prisoner, faith-based and national advocacy organizations are publicly condemning the OPP’s decision not to charge any of the jail guards involved in Soleiman Faqiri’s death.

Canada and China: It’s complicated 14 August 2020, 8:00 pm

Joanna Chiu, who covers China-Canada relations for the Star, joins This Matters to discuss the state of relations between the two nations, and the issues that are causing friction between them.

Ryan Reynolds to B.C. partiers spreading COVID: ‘Don’t kill my mom’ 14 August 2020, 6:32 pm

Voice message comes after premier’s plea for help from ‘Deadpool’.

Thousands of Americans are expected to float down the St. Clair River this Sunday. The border is closed. The current is strong. The pandemic persists. What could possibly go wrong? 14 August 2020, 4:34 pm

Drifting into Canada without a passport used to be the biggest hassle for participants. But with high COVID-19 case counts in Michigan and a closed border, the RCMP is letting Americans know there are repercussions to floating across the river.

Are Canadian doctors sending their kids to school this fall? Here's how they're weighing the risks of COVID-19 14 August 2020, 4:31 pm

Five Canadian doctors and health researchers said they would send their kids back to school with adequate PPE such as face masks and an adherence to social distancing

Toronto school board says it needs more space, more time to prepare for smaller classes. The city says it can help 14 August 2020, 4:05 pm

In order to create smaller class sizes, school reopening may need to be delayed a week, TDSB chair Alexander Brown says.

Brass Rail strip club issued non-compliance order after some 550 people potentially exposed to COVID-19, Toronto Public Health says 14 August 2020, 1:27 pm

An employee who tested positive for COVID-19 was at the club located at 701 Yonge St., on four separate occasions.

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