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October 11, 2018 12:34 PM 7-Eleven launches Foodora delivery offering

TORONTO—Some Canadians will be able to get Slurpees, condoms, medicine and ice cream delivered to them at the touch of a button. Berlin-based food delivery app Foodora launched an offering Thursday that will allow customers to order products from convenience store chain 7-Eleven in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton. The partnership will make use of 48 7-Eleven 8

October 1, 2018 9:00 AM Child poverty plagues every corner of Toronto, census data shows

Ten city wards — almost half in the new 25-ward system — have child poverty rates between 30 per cent and 45.2 per cent. But at the census tract level, rates soar as high as 72.3 per cent. The report shows children in Indigenous, racialized and newcomer families are struggling the most, with child poverty rates of 84 per cent, 33 per cent and 40 per cent respectively 6

June 27, 2018 10:24 PM American women could lose abortion rights after Supreme Court judge announces his retirement

Women in no-abortion states who still wanted to terminate their pregnancies would be forced to choose between travelling to liberal states, getting an illegal abortion, or reluctantly allowing the pregnancy to continue. “Women with money could get abortions no matter what the law said, because they could travel out of state or even out of the country 23

June 26, 2018 6:36 PM U.S. Supreme Court rules against California law that forced crisis pregnancy centres to provide abortion info

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra called the decision “unfortunate” but said “our work to ensure that Californians receive accurate information about their health care options will continue.” The abortion-rights group NARAL Pro-Choice California was a prime sponsor of the California law. NARAL contends the centres mislead women about their options 16

June 23, 2018 2:26 AM Hundreds of women march in Rio to demand legal abortion

RIO DE JANEIRO—Hundreds of women marched in Rio de Janeiro on Friday to demand the legalization of abortion in Brazil. The march followed a breakthrough for abortion supporters in neighbouring Argentina, where the lower house of Congress approved a bill this month that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. Carrying banners 21

June 8, 2018 1:02 AM Pippa Middleton reveals she's pregnant

Sister of Duchess of Cambridge says she has passed her 1st trimester Pippa Middleton is following in her sister's footsteps — she's about to be a mother. The younger sister of Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, revealed the "happy news" of her pregnancy in the magazine put out by British grocery chain Waitrose. She says she has passed her first trimester 38

June 1, 2018 8:03 PM Demulen 30 birth control packages may contain broken pills, Health Canada warns

Women encouraged to check their packages of birth control pills and report any problems Packages of Demulen 30, a prescription birth control pill, may contain broken or chipped pills, Health Canada says. Health Canada said in advisory Friday that Pfizer Canada has notified it of complaints about Demulen 30 (28-day package, DIN 00471526). Women are reminded 42

May 20, 2018 11:00 AM Stargazing: David Cross and his blue man group

For some reason photos of Meghan Markle have been hard to come by this week, but you can turn to the print edition of your Sunday Star — possibly every single page of it this week — for that. Bradley Cooper’s girlfriend Irina Shayk is recounting his filmography to their infant daughter and from the looks of things has finally reached Aloha. Or The A-Team 35

April 4, 2018 10:35 PM Zika infection after birth causes brain damage in monkeys

Findings have implications for monitoring Zika in young children, pediatric researcher says Complications from the Zika virus in babies born to women who were infected during pregnancy are well known. Now researchers working with monkeys say infections after birth could also result in brain abnormalities. When the World Health Organization (WHO) declared 28

March 26, 2018 5:22 PM Michael Bublé announces wife’s pregnancy on Juno Awards

The pop crooner picked his gig hosting the Juno Awards in Vancouver to reveal he and his wife Luisana Lopilato are expecting their third child. Five years ago he led the Juno ceremony from Regina, right around the same time his wife was expecting their first child. The baby announcement comes a year and a half after the Burnaby, B.C.-native revealed 27