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July 16, 2018 12:29 PM An aisle-by-aisle look at how to buy Canadian at the grocery store

TORONTO—Some consumers have vowed to take their patriotism to the supermarket and buy only made-in-Canada products after the federal government slapped retaliatory tariffs on dozens of U.S. goods as part of an escalating trade war with the country’s biggest trading partner. However, avoiding products from south of the border that are on the tariff list is easier 9

July 15, 2018 8:38 PM Former NHL goalie Ray Emery drowns in Hamilton Harbour

“Ray was instrumental in our run to the 2007 Stanley Cup Final, and at his best he brought a competitive edge and combative mentality to the game,” Eugene Melnyk, owner of the Senators, said in a statement. “On behalf of our entire organization, I wish to extend my deepest sympathies to Ray's family, friends and loved ones." “My wife and I were just talking 7

July 15, 2018 4:52 PM Kevin Pillar likely out six weeks with shoulder injury

Pillar left the game in the third inning with a right clavicle injury after making a diving catch on a Brock Holt shallow fly. He rolled on the ground before throwing the ball to second for an inning-ending double play. Gurriel got a foot to the back of his helmet from Red Sox started Eduardo Rodriguez while Gurriel was diving into first base on an infield 6

July 15, 2018 3:15 AM Toronto FC winless in six after loss in Orlando

Schuler, a 30-year-old defender, headed home the rebound of a long-range shot by Dom Dwyer from point-blank range in the 34th minute. Dwyer doubled the advantage in the 48th when he blasted a left-footer from the top of the arc past the outstretched arms of a diving Alex Bono. Earl Edwards Jr., making his second career appearance, made three saves in his first 9

July 14, 2018 9:19 PM Defending champion Josef Newgarden wins Honda Indy Toronto pole

Newgarden took advantage of a rapidly drying track on Saturday afternoon, passing Scott Dixon by just 0.1964 seconds to take the best starting position for the IndyCar race. The 27-year-old Newgarden had gambled on a slow start in the final qualifying segment, but a light drizzle made it seem like he’d miscalculated with Dixon getting a sizable lead. However 8

July 12, 2018 7:03 PM Luminato artistic director departing after two seasons

Josephine Ridge, artistic director of Toronto’s Luminato Festival, has resigned after only two seasons. Luminato’s board of directors issued a statement praising ridge for her “hard work, passion and vision” and noted she has left the annual cultural event well-prepared for the future. “(Ridge) has been instrumental in transitioning Luminato into its next decade 9

July 12, 2018 12:31 AM There’s no tally of close calls on Toronto streets. So pedestrians are turning to #NearMissToronto

Abigail Pugh had just dropped her 9-year-old daughter off at school in Dufferin Grove when she witnessed a near miss. A driver didn’t see a boy crossing at a pedestrian crosswalk and slammed on the brakes, narrowly avoiding another headline-making tragedy. The experience spurred Pugh to create the hashtag and ensuing campaign #NearMissToronto. “I just decided 7

July 11, 2018 8:30 PM Series preview: Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox

It’s no secret Kendrys Morales had a tough start to the season, hitting .143 as of May 10. But in the last two months, he’s slashing .304/.355/.529 with an OPS of .884, to go along with seven home runs and 18 RBIs. He comes up against stiff competition in the Red Sox’s J.D. Martinez, the American League’s starting designated hitter at next week’s all-star 9

July 10, 2018 7:06 PM Soulpepper Theatre features female, minority artists in 2018-2019 season

Soulpepper reported more than $12.5 million in revenues in 2017, around 16 per cent of which came from grants, according to an annual report released in June. After an embattled year, the theatre’s lineup for next season will showcase female and minority playwrights, directors and characters. Productions include Oraltorio: a Theatrical Mixtape, which 10

July 10, 2018 4:53 PM Toronto condo starts hit 30-year high to lead Canadian home surge

The June numbers reveal a resiliency that continues to surprise policy-makers and analysts, particularly since sales in some of the country’s priciest real estate markets have been cooling. Economists forecast annualized housing starts of 210,000 units in June, from 193,902 in May. Demand for condos seems to be high given low levels of inventory, the Ottawa-based 8