A family affair For many, the annual pre-season is a chance to see their favourite team in action for the first time since the off-season. For others, it’s a chance to spend quality time with their families and transcend the sport of baseball to their kin. The Brault family, who travelled all the way […]
Bill 148 states victims of domestic or sexual violence can receive job-protected leave. By law, a person is entitled to 10 days or 15 weeks in a calendar year time off when an employee or an employee’s children have experienced domestic or sexual violence. The first five days in a calendar year are paid and […]
It wasn’t looking good for Aidan Wallace’s University of Toronto Blues men’s hockey team last Saturday night. They had just lost to McGill the night before, and now they were down 4-1 to Concordia with four minutes left in the third period. The smattering of U of T fans inside Varsity Arena had started to […]
As Syria continues to crumble, Syrian refugees in Canada have been quietly settling into their new lives. And although the initial wave of Syrians being processed through Canada’s airports is over, many more are scheduled to arrive in 2018. The Toronto Observer checked in with some of the recent Syrian newcomers to see how they are adjusting to their new lives — and also spoke with some refugees who are still waiting to come to Canada.