GARCIA MARQUEZ NOVEL CLIMBS BESTSELLER LISTS AFTER DEATH ON THURSDAY

A day after the death of literary giant Gabriel Garcia Marquez, his classic 1967 novel “One Hundred Years Of Solitude” has hit the top of the bestseller lists. It already had sold over 50 million copies in 25 languages Garcia … read more

EXERCISE MAY BE A GOOD WAY TO KEEP SKIN YOUNG LOOKING

Exercise could be better than plastic surgery as a way to obtain younger looking skin. That’s the conclusion researchers came to in a McMaster University study that found the appearance of aging seemed to reverse in active people.  And their skin … read more

KEYSTONE XL DEADLINE DELAYED

No decision yet on the Keystone XL pipeline. The U-S State Department announced Friday that more time is being allowed for agencies to submit their views on the controversial pipeline designed to deliver Alberta bitumin to the American Gulf coast. The decision … read more

WE MAY NOT BE ALONE AFTER ALL

There’s a new planet out there, and it looks like ours. It’s an earth-sized planet discovered by astronomers, and NASA says it could support life. It’s close enough to its star to possibly support life, and is roughly 10 percent … read more

EASTER MONDAY FUNERAL FOR PEACHES

A private funeral for Peaches Geldof will take place Monday at the same church where her mother’s funeral was held. The church in Kent, England is also where Geldof married her second husband and where her mother married Irish musician … read more

FORD CAMPAIGN LAUNCH MAKES FIREFIGHTERS SEE RED

Rob Ford officially kicked off his re-election campaign last night at the Toronto Congress Centre. He portrayed himself as a man of the people. Ford touched on his personal problems, describing them as rocky moments and repeating that nobody goes through life … read more

NOBEL WINNER GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ GONE AT 87

Sources close to the family are reporting the death of Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The Nobel Prize-winning author of novels “One Hundred Years of Solitude” and “Love in the Time of Cholera,” is reported to have died at the … read more

A SURE SIGN OF SPRING

Here is a sure sign that spring has finally arrived. Weather permitting, Toronto’s five municipal golf courses will open officially Good Friday. Special twilight rates will be offered until April 30 to motivate people to get outside after the long … read more

TORONTO COUNCILLOR TO TRY FEDERAL POLITICS

A long-time Toronto City Councillor is planning to attempt the leap to federal politics. Adam Vaughan is reportedly going to seek the Liberal nomination for the upcoming by-election in Trinity – Spadina. The riding was vacated by Olivia Chow who … read more

STATEMENT ON UKRAINE ISSUED FROM GENEVA

Diplomats from Russia, Ukraine, the U.S. and the EU issued a joint statement today on the crisis in Ukraine. They are calling for all illegal armed groups to be disarmed, all illegally seized buildings to be returned to their owners, … read more