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September 24, 2018 6:51 PM Mirvish Productions shows off snippets of 2018/2019 season

“Growing up in Toronto, R&B was a huge thing. There was a soul movement and we all fell madly in love with Motown, this is an important signpost in life, bringing this show about The Temptations back to my hometown. It’s really meaningful,” said McAnuff. “I think what’s important about Ain’t Too Proud, beyond the music and choreography, is the story 5

September 24, 2018 12:22 PM Indonesian teenager rescued after drifting seven weeks at sea

“I was on the raft for one month and 18 days. My food ran out after the first week,” said Adilang. When it didn’t rain for days, “I had to soak my clothes in the sea, then I squeezed and drank the water.” The teen’s father, Alfian Adilang, said the family is overjoyed at his return but angry with his employer. The rafts are anchored with ropes and Adilang 5

September 22, 2018 11:16 PM Wedding with a twist: Tornado throws wrench in couple's plans

As a tornado tore through Ottawa's Dunrobin neighbourhood uprooting trees, tearing off roofs and downing power lines, McEvoy, who lives in the Centretown West part of Ottawa, said he started to get more nervous. Though the PhD student at Queen's University in Kingston, Ont., was spared the worst of the storm at about 6 p.m. on Friday, he lost power 7

September 22, 2018 8:08 PM 10 notable tornado-related events from Canada’s history

1912: Known as the “Regina Cyclone,” Canada’s deadliest tornado ripped through six city blocks in Regina, Sask., on June 30, killing at least 28 people, injuring 300 others, and leaving a quarter of the city’s population homeless. While it only lasted for a few minutes, it took the city almost 50 years to pay for the damages. 1922: Multiple tornadoes 5

September 21, 2018 7:37 PM Woman stabs five people at New York neighbourhood nursery

NEW YORK — A woman stabbed five people — including three newborn babies — early Friday inside a New York City home that was apparently being used as a neighbourhood nursery, then slashed her wrist, police said. All of those wounded in the attack, which happened before 4 a.m., were hospitalized but expected to survive. The 52-year-old suspect was taken 9

September 20, 2018 3:48 PM GO Transit adding trips on Lakeshore train lines

At a news conference at GO’s Willowbrook yard in Etobicoke on Thursday, Transportation Minister John Yakabuski announced a 21-per-cent increase to service on the Lakeshore West and Lakeshore East GO corridors. Starting Monday, GO will add 220 new trips per week on the two lines. “With these new trips there will be more than 400,000 train seats available 10

September 20, 2018 12:59 AM Winning is all in a day’s work — at the Star amateur golf championships

“Busy day,” Reid said, matter of factly, after a quick celebration at Markland Wood Golf Club, where the Star staged the 20th edition of its championships. Reid, like many of the 64 golfers who participated in the Star’s event over the last three days, mixes a love of golf with work, family and daily responsibilities. Reid won the women’s title, and the Ruth Atkinson 11

September 18, 2018 10:22 PM Torontonians want more housing, but many don’t want development too close to home, polls shows

But the “quite high degree of opposition” to the kind of construction the city needs is disheartening, he said. That resistance comes despite a finding that shows four out of 10 respondents — 26 per cent — strongly believe municipal zoning bylaws should be reviewed to allow for more mid-density housing types such as town homes. The poll is the second 9

September 18, 2018 10:19 PM Chrystia Freeland monitoring suspected poisoning of Canadian Pussy Riot member

Freeland said Tuesday that she spoke with Verzilov’s mother on Friday and assured his family he will have the government’s full support because he is a Canadian citizen. “Pyotr’s situation is one that our government is following with very close interest and it is one that I am personally very closely engaged in,” she said Tuesday. “This is something 8

September 18, 2018 6:03 PM Raptors president Masai Ujiri won’t change things up for Kawhi Leonard

Confident as always in the man he is, the personalities of the men and women around him and the culture he has built around his basketball team, Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri knows of only one way to face one of the trickiest situations of his professional career: Stay true to himself and what he stands for. “There is nothing we are going to do different 11