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May 24, 2018 2:59 PM Fuwa Fuwa: Japanese pancakes find their happy place

Something local to be happy about: fluffy pancakes. Specifically, the Japanese soufflé pancakes of Fuwa Fuwa, newly opened on Bloor St. W. at Brunswick Ave. “In Japan, people eat pancakes and it makes them happy, and we wanted to bring the same happiness to the people of Toronto,” says co-owner Benson Lau, 27. He runs this place with Yuka Naka, 24, who’s 4

May 24, 2018 2:30 PM Four new shows join Street Legal on CBC TV’s fall slate

But apart from the already announced reboot of Street Legal, the new CBC season appears to be light on content and marquee names — at least compared to the impressive fall slate launched last year, which included Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace starring Sarah Gadon, a legal drama starring Kristin Kreuk, and new shows from Allan Hawco (Republic of Doyle) 5

May 18, 2018 7:33 PM Unions approve process to help resolve issues in Nova Scotia health bargaining

The Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Unions, which represents non-nursing professions such as physiotherapists, pharmacists, social workers and psychologists, will be the first to go through mediation-arbitration July 30 to Aug. 3, with a target date for an agreement of Sept. 1. “This agreement will bring more stability to our health care system, avoid 12

May 18, 2018 2:06 PM YouTube picks Toronto-raised Jessie Reyez to launch new marketing blitz platform

YouTube says it will launch a marketing campaign for each Artist on the Rise that includes commercial spots before YouTube videos, physical advertisements on billboards and public transit, and clips about the artist produced by the streaming company. Each chosen performer will also appear in ads on social media and in-person for fan events held at YouTube’s 12

May 16, 2018 12:44 PM Yanny or Laurel? Audio clip spurs social media debate

That’s the question as a short audio clip has sparked a social media debate about whether the word is “yanny” or “laurel.” How one hears it is similar to how people viewed a dress on the Internet three years ago. The debate began on Reddit and expanded throughout social media. Ellen DeGeneres tweeted everything at her show stopped to see what people 13

May 14, 2018 7:41 PM Facebook suspends about 200 apps that may have misused data

Based on results of investigation into apps that accessed lots of data before 2014 policy change Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may have misused data. The social media giant said in a blog post Monday that the suspensions resulted from its investigation into all apps that had access to large amounts of information before Facebook 8

May 11, 2018 3:07 PM Veteran CFL quarterback Darian Durant announces retirement after 12 seasons

The abrupt decision caught the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, who signed Durant in January, off guard. Durant spent most of his career with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, winning the Grey Cup in 2013. Durant spent 11 seasons with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, leading the club to consecutive Grey Cup appearances (2009-10) before winning in 2013. The native of Florence 8

May 7, 2018 10:47 PM Families, staff, push Peel school board to hoist rainbow flag for Pride month

Trustees to hear from supporters of LGBTQ community at Tuesday board meeting. The proposal has been a year in the works since it was raised by an employee group representing LGBTQ teachers and other staff. But progress stalled and “it didn’t happen as fast as it should have,” former superintendent Carol Speers, a spokesperson for the group said Monday 10

May 7, 2018 5:40 PM Mohawk mother angry her teenage sons were 'racially profiled' during campus tour

A parent on the tour called 911 because the boys were 'quiet' and made her 'feel sick' Two Native American Mohawk teens were unable to finish a campus tour of Colorado State University after the mother of another potential student called 911 about them. "I'm saddened and angry about how some other parent could judge someone's child in that horrible way," Lorraine 11

May 7, 2018 10:13 AM Ontario leaders to hold first of three debates ahead of June election

Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne, Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will face off in Toronto. University of Toronto professor Nelson Wiseman says debating two seasoned politicians like Wynne and Horwath will provide new challenges for Ford, who is a former Toronto city councillor. Horwath has led the NDP since 2009, and is trying 7