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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 8

September 19, 2018 7:17 PM U.S. Supreme Court candidate Brett Kavanaugh thrives by mixing sports and politics

Last week Christine Blasey Ford gave an interview to the Washington Post alleging that Brett Kavanaugh, the U.S. Supreme Court nominee now undergoing confirmation hearings in the U.S. senate, sexually assaulted her at a house party when they were both teenagers. Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, has been invited to testify before 7

September 18, 2018 5:41 PM Former DC mayor Marion Barry, who staged comeback after 1990 crack cocaine arrest, dead at 78

WASHINGTON - Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Council. Instead, Barry will be remembered for a single night 15

September 17, 2018 5:45 PM Salesforce billionaire Benioff to buy Time magazine, boosting influence

Marc Benioff, the billionaire co-founder of software maker Salesforce.com Inc., is making a play to project his influence far beyond Silicon Valley with the purchase of Time magazine. The 53-year-old entrepreneur and his wife, Lynne, agreed to pay $190 million in cash to Meredith Corp. for the venerable but struggling print publication, stoking comparisons 7

September 17, 2018 12:00 PM Quebec’s Hubert Lenoir breaks through with genre-bending album Darlène

Woe to thee if you think you’ve come up with a surefire winner for the 2018 Polaris Music Prize, because I’ve done time in that grand-jury room myself and, believe you me, this year could go anywhere. If you want to single out the artist who’s benefited most from his nomination, though, the answer is easy: Hubert Lenoir. A generous “guesstimate” would 7

September 17, 2018 3:18 AM Recovering Robert Wickens vows to race again

Wickens’ car sailed into the fence at Pocono on Aug. 19 and he suffered a thoracic spinal fracture, spinal cord injury, neck fracture, tibia and fibula fractures to both legs, fractures in both hands, a fractured right forearm, a fractured elbow, four fractured ribs and a pulmonary contusion. In his post, Wickens said: “I’m in rehab now, trying to get back to 100 per cent as soon as possible 7

September 14, 2018 11:02 PM Delta Prince enters $800,000 Woodbine Mile as the early favourite

Vanish was coming off an allowance win when claimed for $40,000 from the stable of Hall of Fame trainer Mark Casse. The move paid immediate dividends as Vanish rallied to finish second to Mr Havercamp — who’ll start Saturday’s race from the No. 5 post — in the Grade 2 Play the King Stakes turf race at 54/1 odds. “The turf was soft, he was slipping and sliding 12

September 12, 2018 7:04 PM First-past-the-post enables ‘fringe’ candidates like Doug Ford, says Jagmeet Singh

SURREY, B.C.—Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has taken aim at Conservative politicians while lambasting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for abandoning a campaign promise to bring in electoral reform. Singh told his caucus during a retreat in Surrey, B.C., that Trudeau’s explanation for disavowing the promise was that he was worried a new electoral system 10

September 11, 2018 5:25 PM Real estate companies threatened by TREB after posting GTA sales data

The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) continues to stall on the online publication of sold information, according to some Toronto brokers who have received cease and desist letters telling them to pull sold prices from the listings on their password-protected sites. Zoocasa CEO Lauren Haw accused the board of anti-competitive behaviour, but said, because 5

September 10, 2018 4:01 PM Henderson looking to cap off successful year with Evian Championship win

“Hopefully all the pieces come together for the week and I can play well again.” With more than $1.2 million (U.S.) earned this season, Henderson sits second on the LPGA Tour money list with seven tournaments left. She’s also third on the year-long Race to the CME Globe. If she tops that points list after the CME Group Tour Championship, the final event 8