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Non-profit workers offered chance to join Ontario government pension plan 24 September 2018, 9:00 am


Up to one million people who work for registered charities and non-profit organizations will be eligible to join the defined-benefit pension plan — a move that will help non-profits attract and retain staff, advocates say.

Drug-dealing pharmacists are feeding Ontario’s opioid crisis 24 September 2018, 9:00 am


Pharmacists are entrusted to manage some of the most potent controlled substances in our society, but the province’s drug-tracking system is not flagging the few who steal opioids to sell them on the street — and the results can be deadly.

David Olive: A waterfront casino in Toronto? Don’t bet on it 24 September 2018, 9:00 am


The casino business across North America has been in stagnation for more than a decade, having long ago saturated the market.

Doug Ford’s bombshell has left Toronto’s mayoral race in neutral 24 September 2018, 12:50 am


The turmoil triggered by the premier’s move to slash city council in half has overshadowed the campaign to lead Canada’s biggest city.

East York woman opening parent-friendly office space with child care 23 September 2018, 9:39 pm


Amanda Munday launched The Workaround, a start-up offering adults a parent-friendly workspace and child-centric programing, after realizing work-at-home parents need a space of their own during her two maternity leaves.

Toronto man, 19, killed in Hamilton 23 September 2018, 6:18 pm


Natshon Defreitas, 19, died after a raucous gathering of young people in Hamilton’s east end early Sunday. It was the city’s sixth homicide of the year.

Gov. Gen. Julie Payette faces questions over her workload and schedule 23 September 2018, 2:56 pm


Julie Payette has done one-third fewer public events in her first year in office than her predecessor David Johnston, a Star analysis shows.

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