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The Toronto Blue Jays are off to a less than ideal start this season, and are currently tied for second in the American League East with a 7-7 record.
Rod Malos was number 41 in line when his wife called to tell him to come home. While he waited his turn, she’d successfully enrolled their children in summer swimming and soccer programs online.
On his way out of the East York Community Centre, moments later, Malos handed his ticket to a man who had just arrived at the end of the line. By the time number 41 was called, less than an hour after registration had begun, however, the man who received Malos’s ticket was out of luck.
On March 9, dozens of people lined up early at the community centre, waiting to register their children for spring and summer recreational programs in East York.
Should terminally ill minors have the right to die? What about those suffering from mental illness?
According to Don Valley West MP Rob Oliphant and the Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying, the answer is yes.
Fifty-two of Ontario’s strongest post-secondary students competed at the Ontario Powerlifting Association’s fourth annual College and University meet on Feb. 6. And they were a lot stronger than last year.
For a second consecutive day, CUPE Local 79 and the City of Toronto have agreed to extend the deadline of their contract discussions by 24 hours.
Today the Toronto Blue Jays will go to arbitration with Josh Donaldson for the second year in a row. Donaldson, the reigning American League MVP, is seeking $11.8 million, and was offered $11.35 million by the team.
Tad Oyagi remembers the Sunday morning, 74 years ago, when his life changed. “I was having a Coke with my friends,” he said. “I even remember the song they were playing on the radio, ‘The Smoke Went up the Chimney Just the Same.’” On Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese Imperial aircraft attacked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Canada was already at war as an ally of Great Britain against Nazi Germany. Fearing sympathy for the Japanese cause inside Canada, the federal government declared all Japanese Canadians enemy aliens. Almost 22,000 Japanese, most of them Canadian citizens, had their belongings confiscated and were forcibly removed from their homes.
The incumbent in Scarborough-Guildwood believes that his victory and the majority win for the Liberals in Monday’s federal election are proof that positive campaigning wins over negative. Liberal MP John McKay held his victory party at his campaign office on Kingston Road, Monday night, when he celebrated his seventh consecutive re-election, and fifth consecutive in the Scarborough-Guildwood riding.