Tag: Rosie DiManno
12 months ago
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Canada’s Milos Raonic triumphs in long-awaited return to Wimbledon

Injuries looked ready to end his career, yet there he was walking off the court a winner — 1,461 days since he last p...

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over 1 year ago
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John Tory should not have resigned as mayor

Tory is no less fit to occupy the mayor’s office today than he was less than four months ago, when voters overwhelmin...

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over 1 year ago
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Random attacks on transit. A city in profound decline. Is a safe subway really a fantasy too far?

Yes, the challenges are complex and the institutional resources insufficient to deal with this recent spate of violen...

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over 1 year ago
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Man guilty of the violent murder of the Ottey sisters gets day parole

Grief, unlike a life in prison sentence, really is a life sentence, writes Rosie DiManno.

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over 1 year ago
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Opinion | Halton school board’s failure to deal with prosthetic-breasts controversy makes a mocke...

After a report was presented to trustees, the board claimed it couldn’t implement a teacher dress code, although stud...

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over 1 year ago
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Opinion | Baby drivers, baby robbers: Toronto teens jacking cars. What next?

A 14-year-old finger on the trigger of a gun is just one twitch away from unintended disaster, writes Rosie DiManno.

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over 1 year ago
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January 6 Committee to subpoena Donald Trump for testimony on his role in fomenting attack on U.S...

Crucial testimony, damaging evidence, and never-before-seen audio and video, nailed down case against former presiden...

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almost 2 years ago
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Opinion | Serena Williams staves off retirement — and the No. 2 seed — with a throwback performan...

Who would dare bet against a 24th Grand Slam for the greatest tennis player of her era, Rosie DiManno writes, after a...

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almost 2 years ago
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A 14-year-old boy stabs a boy, 15, to death brutally in a for-profit group home for foster adoles...

Two boys were failed by the system, by agencies, by adults, by family, writes Rosie DiManno.

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almost 2 years ago
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Opinion | Will losing millions in lawsuits stop Alex Jones from stop spewing conspiracy theories?...

While conspiracy theories may have always been with us, this is indisputably it’s “golden” age, writes Rosie DiManno.

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almost 2 years ago
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Opinion | Homelessness is a complex issue, and encampment dwellers deserve sympathy — but parks a...

Encampments in public parks were defensible during the pandemic, Rosie DiManno writes, but that didn’t give residents...

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almost 2 years ago
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How the U.K’s summer of strikes points toward a resurgence of union clout

Railway workers, teachers, doctors, fire fighters and more have all either already hit the picket lines or given noti...

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almost 2 years ago
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Results of investigation into allegations of Meghan’s “belittling” of staff absent from Royal report

Probe looked into claims Meghan’s behaviour drove two female personal assistants out, and “undermined” confidence of ...

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about 2 years ago
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Gun activity so prevalent in Toronto it scarcely gets mentioned any more

Toronto is awash with guns, mostly illegal firearms, so this scourge won’t be affected by a national gun ban, writes ...

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about 2 years ago
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Opinion | Heads are rolling for the Capitol riot. When will it be Trump’s turn?

More than 800 criminal charges laid by the FBI and yet not a move on one Donald Trump, instigator of the Jan. 6 mayhe...

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about 2 years ago
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Need to renew your passport? Good luck!

The travel-hopeful citizenry is facing a completely dysfunctional and incompetent bureaucracy that can scarcely proce...

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about 2 years ago
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Abetted by a neutered UN, the feckless West gives half-hearted succour to embattled Ukraine

The EU has given 35 billion euros to Russia in energy payments since the start of the war, compared to one billion Eu...

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over 2 years ago
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Fixation with Israel a righteous cause among ‘enlightened’ academics

It’s antisemitism, dressed up as pious principle, the demonizing of Israel by a tireless echelon of privileged pedant...

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over 2 years ago
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Actor Jussie Smollett sentenced to 150 days in jail in hoax racial attack incident

Smollett, who, at one time, had a starting role in the TV series “Empire,” was making $2 million a year, enjoyed spla...

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over 2 years ago
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In the south of Ukraine, the city of Kherson has fallen … and the worst is yet to come

Most alarming to the populace is what they’ve heard: that these occupying troops will soon be replaced by more war-ha...

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over 2 years ago
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Opinion | Are the Beijing Olympics going well? It’s hard to tell from inside the media bubble

As the days pass and we all remain hermetically confined inside our COVID-proof cocoon — the closed loop holds some 3...

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over 2 years ago
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Opinion | Will Olympic rings prove to be handcuffs for sponsors of China’s games?

U.S.-based top sponsors are accused of putting profits ahead of gross abuses, including genocide, writes Rosie DiManno.

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over 2 years ago
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IOC’s quota decision leaves more Black winter athletes on the outside looking in

A quota system is set to help small-country athletes two years from now at Paris 2024, but not at the Winter Games in...

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over 2 years ago
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Opinion | Welcome to Beijing, where everything is COVID-shielded and shrink-wrapped. Now don’t to...

Rosie Dimanno still remembers China’s natural wonders and its lovely people from previous trips. Unfortunately, none ...

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over 2 years ago
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Former Pope, Benedict, in spotlight for allegedly turning a blind eye to case of priest accused o...

There can be no sanctifying grace for anyone who looked away from the dreadful harm caused by sexual abusers wearing ...

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over 2 years ago
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Opinion | Descending into a world of MAGA stupidity, that of the so-called Oath Keepers

The group, established in the wake of Barack Obama’s election, are among the most gaga of extremist right-wing cabals...

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over 2 years ago
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Melania’s hat sale shows she’s brimming with ... something

She wore the lid during the Trump administration’s first State Visit, by French President Emmanuel Macron and his wif...

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over 2 years ago
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Opinion | Australia aims to be shot of tennis star Novak Djokovic, a.k.a. No-Vax

World No. 1 barred from The Land Down Under, a place where nobody should expect special treatment, writes Rosie Di Ma...

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over 2 years ago
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Opinion | Prince Andrew’s attempt to dismiss sex assault case hits roadblocks

The Duke of York has been accused of committing sexual assault and battery against Virginia Giuffre more than two dec...

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over 2 years ago
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Opinion | Trial must make sense of Minneapolis police officer Kim Potter shooting Daunte Wright, ...

Wright was pulled over for a wrong-turn signal, expired car registration tabs and an air freshener dangling from his ...

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over 2 years ago
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Opinion | Jussie Smollett’s criminal offence an insult to the genuine victims of hate crimes

The actor was the puppet-master behind an elaborate hoax that featured, among its props, bleach and a noose, writes R...

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over 2 years ago
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Opinion | Craven International Olympic Committee a doormat to Chinese Communist Party

The Games are image-buffing gloss. Handing them to Beijing again, for 2022, was a further indictment of the Internati...

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over 2 years ago
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At this point in the pandemic, there’s no more time for nonsense

Anti-vaccination folk spouting gibberish should button their lips as the new Omicron variant emerges, as it may be hi...

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over 2 years ago
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Opinion | Don’t buy China’s assurances on tennis star Peng Shuai’s well-being — Beijing has littl...

If the West is genuinely serious about China’s bullying, it should hit Beijing where it hurts by having athletes not ...

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over 2 years ago
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It’s not the jury that’s wrong in the Kyle Rittenhouse case; it’s the culture

A jury in Kenosha, Wis., on Friday acquitted the 18-year-old on all charges in a trial laden with controversy that ca...

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over 2 years ago
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Trying to fathom the Toronto school board’s inane knee-jerk attempt at censoring authors

The TDSB lost the plot and misguidedly banned books, including one by lawyer Marie Henein and another by Nadia Murad,...

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over 2 years ago
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Opinion | Rapid-test restriction just Ontario’s latest rule that gets COVID wrong

In other places, these quick, cheap, imperfect tests have let some unwitting COVID carriers know to stay home. But in...

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over 2 years ago
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Public does not get the info it needs when people abscond from mental health centre

Strange police jargon “elopee” is confusing, and information is scarce on people who go missing who are subject to a ...

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over 2 years ago
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Never mind “Succession”! What a drama the Rogers’ family saga is!

Edward Rogers was plotting the ouster of CEO Joe Natale, but family members turfed him from the board … which he cont...

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