Southwestern Ontario

Have your say on plans to revamp Reading Civic Centre site

People living in Reading can now share their views on plans to redevelop the old Civic Centre site.<p>Households and businesses can have their say on …

Southern Ontario

Bad trip from smoking pot? It could be a sign of mental illness

VANCOUVER—It took years for doctors to figure out why she was hearing voices in her head. It started innocently at first. The voices were distant. …

Mental Health

Sistercharlie All Class in Narrow Diana Score

Peter Brant's Sistercharlie needed every bit of the Saratoga Race Course stretch and all of her class to notch her latest grade 1 triumph July 21 as …

Southern Ontario

Ribfest attendees greeted by animal activists

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Southern Ontario

£80,000 Range Rover once owned by the Royal Family to go under the hammer tomorrow 

Fully restored 43-year-old £80,000 Range Rover once owned by the Royal Family to go under the hammer tomorrow<p><b>A Range Rover owned by the Royal Family</b> …

Royal Family

Kadri addresses his hospital suspension

A local doctor held a news conference Saturday to talk about his suspension from Windsor Regional Hospital.<p>Dr. Albert Kadri was suspended …

Southern Ontario

Secret to a long life? 100-year-old Ontario woman credits family, sherry

An Ontario woman who turned 100 years old this weekend isn’t sure why she’s lived so long, but says that the occasional glass of sherry and a loving …


Guelph university lab is turning cannabis cultivation into a science | The Star

Until recently, clandestine growers have had to rely on homespun techniques to optimize the growth of their plants and to tailor the hundreds of …


Elora Mill Hotel and Spa experience proves to be worth the wait

Grand opening - LEFT: The Elora Mill Hotel and Spa held its ribbon cutting on July 5 and was officially open to the public on July 6, eight years …

Southern Ontario

Wrestling coach openings for 2018-19 season

We will do our best to keep up with each job opening — and hiring — but we do need your help.<p>If you know of any open jobs — or any new coaches — …

Southern Ontario

Kaleigh Rogers, Stuart Thompson

Kaleigh Noel Rogers and Stuart Andrew Thompson were married July 21 at the home of the bride’s parents in Hepworth, Ontario. Curtiss Law, the deputy clerk of Owen Sound, Ontario, and a friend of the couple, officiated.<p>The bride, 29, and groom, 32, met at Western University in London, Ontario, from …

General Hospital

Government admits rabies poster gaffe

<b>The government has admitted "mistakenly" using a spoof poster that suggested parents should shoot children if they had rabies.</b><p>The image appeared in a magazine for civil servants in a feature on the history of government communications.<p>The poster was originally produced by the fictional Scarfolk …

Civil Service

Over half of 17 killed in Missouri duck boat accident were from the same family

BRANSON, Mo. — More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they …


Loblaw recalls No Name chicken nuggets due to possible Salmonella contamination

Loblaw Companies Ltd. is recalling certain No Name brand Chicken Nuggets due to possible salmonella contamination.<p>The nuggets were sold in 907 gram …

Environmental Health

BWW Review: LINGER at Premiere Stages is a Gripping Family Drama that Addresses Current Issues

"We cannot let this take over our lives."<p>By James in <i>Linger</i><p>Premiere Stages at Kean University is now presenting playwright, Craig Garcia's gripping …

Family Drama

Woman charged after incident on Somme Avenue

Windsor police have arrested a woman following an alleged domestic dispute Saturday morning.<p>Police responded to a call in the 2700 block of Somme …

Domestic Violence

Frederic Plesius agrees to terms with Bombers

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have agreed to terms with Canadian linebacker Frederic Plesius, per sources.<p>The 30-year-old registered seven special teams …

Canadian Football League

K-W Humane Society celebrates successful cat adoption drive

The K-W Humane Society says all cats available for adoption have now found new homes.

Pet Adoption

Visitation and funeral set for Bettina Schuurmans

The Elmira woman died on July 9 after a semi-tractor trailer hit the tractor she riding with her husband Henk.

Southern Ontario

Lots to see and do in Waterloo Region this weekend

The weather is warm and, for the most part, it should be sunny skies in Waterloo Region.<p>That’s good news for visitors and organizers of this …


Marchionne replaced as FCA boss due to failing health

Sergio Marchionne has been replaced as chief executive of Fiat Chrysler (FCA).<p>On Saturday, the head of the firm’s Jeep division Mike Manley, made the …

Automotive Industry

Equipment needed to broadcast high school football stolen

Athletics at Chatham-Kent Secondary School took a hit Friday when officials discovered someone broke into the school's announcer’s booth at the …

High School Football

Pipeline protesters defy eviction order

BURNABY, B.C. — Protesters at an anti-pipeline camp in Burnaby, B.C., say they will meet with officials to discuss safety measures, but will not …

Kinder Morgan

NDP leader talking trade and tariffs in visit to Windsor

Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh will be in Windsor Saturday, talking about trade tariffs.


Prince Philip: When was the last time the Duke of Edinburgh was seen in public?

Prince Philip has massively reduced his number of public appearances since retiring from official royal duties in August 2017.<p>Before that, the Duke …

Prince Philip

'Dukes of Hazzard' star John Schneider asks to be locked up to avoid paying ex-wife

Former Dukes of Hazzard star John Schneider is prepared to face a long stretch behind bars after revealing he can’t meet the payments he has been …

Southern Ontario

PAPD cop, firefighter, die of 9/11-related illnesses

Add two more heroes to the growing list of first responders killed by 9/11-related illnesses.<p>A Port Authority Police Department lieutenant and a …

Southern Ontario

Fentanyl seizure in Brantford: police

BRANTFORD, Ont. — Police say a man is facing charges after officers seized a large quantity of fentanyl in Brantford, Ont.<p>They say officers …


Compass Minerals International: An Interesting Choice For Dividend Investors

Compass Minerals International (CMP) is an interesting choice for dividend-oriented investors thanks to the company’s formidable economic moat and …


The Algorithm That Reads Luxury Hotel Reviews To Predict What The Ultra Wealthy Want

The Dorchester Collection<p>The pool at the Beverly Hills Hotel.<p>A computer told Ana Brant that the ultra-rich care deeply about their breakfast options. …