Tag: Ontario

  • Forest fires in Ontario and beyond lead to higher home insurance rates

    David Suzuki is a world-renowned scientist, broadcaster, activist, co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation and author of more than 30 books on ecology (written with files from senior editor Ian Hanington). The world is on fire. Sometimes it seems not enough people care. If smoke-choked skies and evacuations don’t convince people the climate crisis is real,…

  • An astronomy lover’s guide to stargazing in Ontario

    There’s something infinitely wonderful about looking out at a sky filled with stars — and in Ontario, we have some of the most beautiful spots designated just for stargazing. With roughly 80 per cent of Canada uninhabited, there are vast expanses of untouched and pristine wilderness far from the lights and noise of our biggest…

  • Plan for world’s biggest nuclear plant in Ontario is the wrong solution

    David Suzuki is a world-renowned scientist, broadcaster, activist, co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation and author of more than 30 books on ecology (written with files from senior editor Ian Hanington).   Last week, Ontario announced a plan to expand to nuclear generating station Bruce Power, near Kincardine. The expansion would add a third generating station…

  • The top five Ontario parks for a hiking day trip this weekend

    There are plenty of beautiful Ontario parks close enough to Toronto for a no-muss, no-fuss day trip to enjoy a leisurely hike. Here are our top five within a couple of hours of the city. Mono Cliffs This beautiful slice of forest and cliff sits on the Niagara Escarpment about an hour north and slightly…

  • Maple Leafs' Max Domi happy to be centre of attention in first crack at Battle of Ontario

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto Maple Leafs Sports NHL Hockey Get the latest from Terry Koshan straight to your inbox Sign Up Published Nov 08, 2023  •  Last updated 33 minutes ago  •  3 minute read Leaf Max Domi is preaching some patience as he works to get his game into form.  Getty Images Article content Max…

  • Should Ontario should take over the TTC right now?

    There is no question that the City of Toronto cannot continue to finance its operations on the property tax base alone, and while there have been many “productive” discussions between the provincial and federal governments, there have been few solutions to the problem especially when it comes to the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC). The impact…

  • Maple Leaf notes: Ontario Sports Hall of an honour for Shanahan and more video victories

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto Maple Leafs Sports NHL Hockey Get the latest from Lance Hornby straight to your inbox Sign Up Published Oct 25, 2023  •  Last updated 36 minutes ago  •  3 minute read Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan is going into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame. Photo by Jack Boland /Toronto Sun Article…

  • CAPS Ontario announces winners of 2023 CAPS Cup wine tasting challenge 

    Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers (CAPS) Cup participants represented Ontario’s diverse wine community included students representing the wine education spectrum of Court of Master Sommeliers, CAPS and WSET certified professionals TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2023 – The Ontario chapter of the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers (CAPS) — Canada’s only national non-profit sommelier association — is pleased to announce the…

  • New round of Ontario Place consultations scheduled for tonight

    A second round of community consultation on the much-maligned spa proposal by Therme Group to be located on the public lands at Ontario Place is scheduled for today. According to city information, the meeting will focus on design changes from the original proposal received by the City in November of 2022. The meeting is virtual and will…

  • Ontario is banning athletes and celebrities from appearing in gambling ads

    Athletes and some other celebrities will be banned from appearing in commercials that promote online gambling as of February 2024 in Ontario. The ban, enacted by The Alcohol and Gaming Commission (AGCO), includes active or retired athletes along with cartoon figures, symbols, role models, social media influencers, celebrities or entertainers who “would likely be expected…