UKRAINE’S PRIME MINISTER RESIGNS

More political turmoil in Ukraine as Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and his cabinet resign. He did so after two parties said they’d be pulling out of the governing coalition. Some political experts believe Yatsenyuk and his cabinet will remain in … read more

AIR CANADA RESUMES FLIGHTS TO TEL AVIV

The next Air Canada flight out of Pearson International is leaving tonight as scheduled. Flight AC84 will take off for Ben Gurion International at 6:15 p.m. A spokesperson for Air Canada says the decision to resume flights after two days … read more

FORD SAYS HE WASN’T ON WATERFRONT TORONTO BOARD; EVIDENCE SAYS HE WAS

Mayor Rob Ford denies he ever had a seat on the board of Waterfront Toronto, despite solid evidence to the contrary. Ford has been on the attack against the agency in charge of developing Toronto’s waterfront over the cost of … read more

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE CHOOSES FIRST BROADWAY SHOW

Britain’s National Theatre is preparing its first Broadway show for broadcast into movie theatres. National Theatre Live has filmed more than 20 British productions since 2009. Now, for the first time, it’s expanding to include a hit production from Broadway. … read more

FAA LIFTS TRAVEL BAN IN AND OUT OF ISRAEL’S TEL AVIV AIRPORT

A ban on American flights in and out of Israel has been lifted by the Federal Aviation Administration.  The pause was discontinued last night.  The temporary ban was first ordered on Tuesday after a Hamas rocked landed within 2 kilometres … read more

LEGENDARY TORONTO SPORTSCASTER BILL STEPHENSON DIES AT 85

Hall of Fame Sportscaster Bill Stephenson has died.  Bill spent several decades on Canadian radio and television.  In 1960, he began a long career at CFRB in Toronto, where he covered the Toronto Argonauts as well as several other major sports events, including … read more

WORKERS AT THE MET GET LETTERS WARNING OF A LOCKOUT

Labor strife at the Metropolitan Opera has taken on a new urgency. General Manager Peter Gelb has sent members of the orchestra, chorus, stagehands and other union members letters – warnings them to prepare for a lockout – if contracts … read more

BAIRD SLAMS U.N. HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

Canada’s foreign affairs minister is ripping the United Nations, accusing its human rights council of singling out Israel and not mentioning Hamas in a resolution on the Gaza conflict. John Baird says Canada is frustrated and deeply disappointed by the resolution … read more

FIRST MALAYSIAN AIRLINES’ VICTIMS ARRIVE IN THE NETHERLANDS

Six days after the Boeing 777 was shot down over eastern Ukraine, two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins of some of the victims have landed in Eindhoven. A Dutch Hercules C-130 transported 16 coffins. An Australian C-17 Globemaster carried … read more

AIR CANADA CANCELS ISRAEL FLIGHT FOR A SECOND DAY

Following today’s announcement from the FAA that it is extending it’s U.S. flight ban to Israel – Air Canada has cancelled tonight’s flight to and from Tel Aviv – from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. This is the second day in … read more