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Microphone cut after Mormon girl reveals she’s gay in church speech

TheStar.com (Brady McCombs - The Associated Press) — SALT LAKE CITY—A video of a young Mormon girl revealing to her congregation that she is lesbian and still loved by God — before her microphone is turned off by local church...
  • New: 41 min ago

Over 120 people buried by massive landslide in China

TheStar.com (Gillian Wong - The Associated Press) — BEIJING—More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early...
  • New: 1 hr 6 min ago

Hundreds evacuated from London towers amid fire safety concerns

TheStar.com (Sylvia Hui And Danica Kirka - The Associated Press) — LONDON—The scope of Britain’s fire-safety crisis broadened Saturday as London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers due to concerns about external cladding,...
  • New: 1 hr 19 min ago

How laneway housing could ease Toronto real estate woes

TheStar.com (Bryan Tuckey - Special to the Star) — With the ongoing housing crunch in the GTA, laneway housing deserves a look as a potential way to help increase supply and provide much-needed rental units. Local councillors Ana Bailao and...
  • New: 2 hr 35 min ago

Mississauga set to build boxed soccer pitch

TheStar.com (Scott Wheeler - Staff Reporter) — As Mississauga’s urbanization intensifies, the city and a local builder have entered into a partnership to construct a downtown boxed soccer pitch. The pitch, part of a nine-year...
  • New: 3 hr 35 min ago

Toronto’s Glad Day bookshop is a beacon for pride

TheStar.com (Trevor Corkum - Special to the Star) — Unnoticed by passersby and often unmarked by plaques, numerous Toronto addresses with big parts to play in cultural history sit mostly uncelebrated. In the Star’s new series, Local...
  • New: 4 hr 35 min ago

As he prepares to sign off air, Peter Mansbridge says ‘significant change is coming’ to The National

TheStar.com (Vinay Menon - Columnist) — Peter Mansbridge is ready for his goodbye. We are sitting in his condo, a modern space with an oddly rustic vibe that floats in the sky like a UFO, more than 40 floors above a bustling...
  • New: 5 hr 35 min ago

Craig Russell brought fame to Toronto’s gay village. The drag queens who remain keep its sparkle alive

TheStar.com (Brian Bradley - Toronto Star) — At Woody’s on Church St., Joseph Philpott has just gone on stage. He is decked out in a black velvet gown, with a bouffant blond wig, detailed makeup and countless rhinestones. He...
  • New: 5 hr 35 min ago

Three TTC transit enforcement officers found guilty in fake ticket case

TheStar.com (Alina Bykova - Staff Reporter) — Four years after they were charged, three TTC employees were found guilty on Friday of obstructing justice and fabricating evidence. Michael Schmidt, Tony Catic and Jan Posthumus were among...
  • 14 hr 36 min ago

Ottawa wants clarification in rights tribunal ruling on services for Indigenous kids

TheStar.com (Tanya Talaga - Staff Reporter) — Ottawa is asking the Federal Court to “review” two items in the latest Human Rights Tribunal ruling that said Canada was still discriminating against Indigenous children over...
  • 14 hr 53 min ago

Toronto suffers inchworm infestation for the first time in 17 years

TheStar.com (Laura Howells - Staff Writer) — Craig Weaver was walking his dog through High Park earlier this month, when he heard the caterpillars feasting. “They were everywhere,” he said. “All you could hear was...
  • 15 hr 15 min ago

Tsunamis on the Great Lakes? Researchers are looking into it

TheStar.com (Rob Ferguson - Queen's Park Bureau) — May 27, 2012 was an unusually hot and sticky spring day. A severe thunderstorm rumbled over London and south across Lake Erie toward Ohio just after 1 p.m. The mercury topped out at 31C and...
  • 15 hr 36 min ago

Mulcair raises concerns about Canadian sniper story

TheStar.com (Lee Berthiaume - The Canadian Press) — OTTAWA—NDP leader Tom Mulcair is forgoing the celebration and raising red flags following reports that a Canadian sniper in Iraq shattered the world record for the longest confirmed...
  • 15 hr 47 min ago

Girl, 13, lounging on roof of parked subway train, arrested, then released

TheStar.com (Alex McKeen - Staff Reporter) — A 13-year-old girl, discovered lounging on a parked subway car Friday at the TTC’s Davisville Yard, was arrested by TTC special constables and taken to Toronto Police 53 division, after...
  • 16 hr 13 min ago

Why getting a drink and a doctor may soon be easier: Cohn

TheStar.com (Martin Regg Cohn - Ontario Politics Columnist) — Need a drink? Or a doctor? Fear not. Ontario’s Liberal government is pulling out all the stops to prevent any work stoppages from breaching the labour peace. That means letting ...
  • 16 hr 49 min ago

Algoma University students refuse to participate in Canada 150 events

TheStar.com (Jaren Kerr - Staff Reporter) — As many in the nation gear up for Canada Day festivities, students at Algoma University in Sault Ste. Marie have decided against celebrating the 150th anniversary of the country’s...
  • 17 hr 41 min ago

Yes-in-my-backyard: the new mantra of young urbanites pushing for denser development

TheStar.com (Tess Kalinowski - Real Estate Reporter) — At 29, Michelle German is part of a generation increasingly frustrated by the rising cost of housing that shuts young professionals, less affluent residents and newcomers out of the...
  • 17 hr 47 min ago

In Quebec, the sovereignty issue is in deep freeze: Hébert

TheStar.com (Chantal Hébert - National Affairs Columnist) — MONTREAL—There was time not so long ago when the very notion of a federal government funding some June 24th festivities in Quebec would have raised eyebrows on both sides of the...
  • 19 hr 15 min ago

Andrew Loku coroner’s inquest revealed crucial new details

TheStar.com (Wendy Gillis - News reporter) — With each passing day of the Andrew Loku coroner’s inquest, more was revealed about the fatal Toronto police shooting, the investigation that followed and the man who died on a hot July...
  • 19 hr 35 min ago

Learning lessons from September’s school bus bungle: Keenan

TheStar.com (Edward Keenan - Columnist) — Remember the bus chaos that kicked off the school year back in September? There was a somehow unanticipated shortage of drivers for the routes that serve Toronto public and Catholic schools,...
  • 20 hr 4 min ago
Blog Articles

Weekend Open Thread

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — All things OG. Weekend Open Thread originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
  • New: 2 hr 19 min ago

Watch: Here’s OG Anunoby’s official introduction to the Toronto Raptors

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Reynolds) — The Raptors’ newest rookie is in Toronto today to say hello to the city (and the media). We’ve covered this every which way we could by now , so I’ll just get out of the way with this...
  • 20 hr 27 min ago

VIDEO: OG Anunoby introductory press conference

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — The "I'll let my play do the talking" type. VIDEO: OG Anunoby introductory press conference originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
  • 21 hr 25 min ago

How does OG Anunoby fit on the Raptors next season?

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Reynolds) — Does the latest rookie factor into Toronto’s plans for 2017-18? Where does he fit on the roster? Let’s discuss. With the 23rd pick in the 2017 NBA Draft , the Raptors selected Indiana’s OG...
  • 21 hr 35 min ago

NBA Draft 2017: Grading the Raptors’ pick of OG Anunoby

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Reynolds) — Toronto got their man with the 23rd pick, but what do the “experts” think? Let’s see. The 2017 NBA Draft is finally in the books. Now: the hangover, such as it is. The Raptors did not do...
  • 23 hr 35 min ago

Watch: Masai Ujiri, Dwane Casey, and OG Anunoby speak on draft night

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Reynolds) — Let’s run the tape on last night’s NBA Draft. With the 23rd pick in the 2017 NBA Draft , the Raptors selected Indiana’s OG Anunoby . As is tradition, the newest Raptor took to the mic to say...
  • 1 day 1 hr ago

Report: Raptors sign Kennedy Meeks to partially guaranteed deal

SBN: Raptors HQ (Mitch_Robson) — Toronto takes a chance on the UNC big man who finished his collegiate career a champion. While Adrian Wojnarowski was surely getting some extra needed rest this morning, the Robin to his Batman,...
  • 1 day 1 hr ago

Report: Raptors agree to deal with Kennedy Meeks

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — Let's get filling out that Summer League roster! Report: Raptors agree to deal with Kennedy Meeks originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
  • 1 day 2 hr ago

Raptors Weekly Extra Podcast, June 23 – Draft reaction

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — OG season. Raptors Weekly Extra Podcast, June 23 – Draft reaction originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
  • 1 day 3 hr ago

VIDEO: Dwane Casey and Masai Ujiri discuss Anunoby selection

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — Casey seems pretty pleased. VIDEO: Dwane Casey and Masai Ujiri discuss Anunoby selection originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

Top undrafted free agents

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — Let's try to fill out the Summer League roster. Top undrafted free agents originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
  • 1 day 11 hr ago

NBA Draft 2017: It’s the OG Anunoby Facebook Live!

SBN: Raptors HQ (Sean Woodley) — Sean Woodley goes live on Facebook to discuss the pick of OG Anunoby, Jimmy Butler leaving the East and more. Sean Woodley goes live on Facebook from BioSteel Centre to discuss the Raptors ...
  • 1 day 11 hr ago

NBA Draft 2017: Dwane Casey discusses the selection of OG Anunoby

SBN: Raptors HQ (Sean Woodley) — Raptors head coach Dwane Casey addressed the media after the Raptors made their pick at 23. Here’s what he said about OG Anunoby. Shortly after the Raptors selected Indiana’s OG Anunoby with...
  • 1 day 12 hr ago

VIDEO: OG Anunoby strength, weaknesses, highlights, and draft interview

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — Get to know the newest Raptor. VIDEO: OG Anunoby strength, weaknesses, highlights, and draft interview originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
  • 1 day 12 hr ago

Raptors select OG Anunoby with No. 23 pick

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — As with all draft picks: He's the best until proven otherwise. Right? Raptors select OG Anunoby with No. 23 pick originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
  • 1 day 13 hr ago

NBA Draft 2017: Raptors select OG Anunoby with the 23rd pick

SBN: Raptors HQ (Sean Woodley) — Toronto gets the “sexy blogger pick” after selecting Indiana’s OG Anunoby with the 23rd pick in the draft. Toronto is taking a swing with the 23rd-overall pick in the NBA Draft , selecting...
  • 1 day 13 hr ago

NBA Trade: The Celtics didn’t get Jimmy Butler

SBN: Raptors HQ (Sean Woodley) — Butler to the West? And not to the Celtics? This deserves a post. Jimmy Butler is the newest member of the “stars the Celtics could have traded for but didn’t” list. According to ESPN’s...
  • 1 day 15 hr ago
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NBA Draft 2017 Live: Open thread and pick-by-pick results

SBN: Raptors HQ (Mitch_Robson) — We’ll be watching the draft and providing updates as they come. It’s here: the 2017 NBA Draft ! In 30 minutes, we’ll all be watching as our favourite team (including the Raptors ) try to...
  • 1 day 15 hr ago
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NBA Trade Rumour: Raptors reportedly looking into trading Jonas Valanciunas and the 23rd pick.

SBN: Raptors HQ (Sean Woodley) — Michael Grange has your first bit of Raptors intrigue of the evening. Draft night might not be as quiet in Toronto as we once expected. Per Sportsnet’s Michael Grange, Jonas Valanciunas and...
  • 1 day 16 hr ago

NBA Draft 2017: Top 10 ranking of potential Raptors picks at no. 23

SBN: Raptors HQ (Mitch_Robson) — Here’s the HQ ranking on the possible players who will be on the board at 23 when the Raptors go for their pick. Earlier today I wrote on why the Raps should be looking to trade this pick , but...
  • 1 day 20 hr ago