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Never mind the provincial election—can Steven Del Duca win his own riding?

With the election heating up, local candidates are busy trying to prove they’re the best fit to represent constituents at Queen’s Park. But the races are tight — and all kinds of factors could swing the outcome. Today, we take a closer look at three compelling ridings, and what candidates are up against. Steven Del …

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Liberals reviewing Etobicoke Center candidate Noel Semple

A Liberal candidate has apologized for what he now calls a “hurtful” and “offensive” column on the gay community that included his observation “the term homophobia is being tossed around like confetti.” But Noel Semple of Etobicoke Center has escaped the fate of three other Liberal candidates fired by party leader Steven Del Duca this …

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Long lines at airports could get worse in coming months as staff shortage continues, strikes loom

The long wait times at major Canadian airports and on tarmacs will likely drag on for months, thanks to a shortage of workers and a training backlog. And after weeks of passengers waiting in hours-long lines, missing flights and being stranded on planes, the blame for the ongoing delays at major Canadian airports is starting …

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Kendrick Lamar’s new album ‘Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers’ has arrived. Here’s everything you need to know

Brace yourselves, music fans. It’s been a long and tumultuous five years since Kendrick Lamar released “DAMN,” the chart-topping, critically-acclaimed album that earned him a Grammy for Best Rap Album and a Pulitzer Prize — the first non-jazz or classical work to receive the award — while cementing the Compton rapper as one of the …

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Liberals fire candidate who baselessly claims that ‘rebreathing’ by infants causes homosexuality

The Liberals have fired a second candidate in two days after the Star revealed the party’s standard-bearer in Parry Sound-Muskoka claimed — without evidence — that homosexuality is caused by infants “rebreathing” their own air shortly after birth. Barry Stanley — a long-shot in the cottage country Tory stronghold for the June 2 provincial election, …

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Liberals fire candidate who baselessly claims that ‘rebreathing’ by infants causes homosexuality

The Liberals have fired a second candidate in two days after the Star revealed the party’s standard-bearer in Parry Sound-Muskoka claimed — without evidence — that homosexuality is caused by infants “rebreathing” their own air shortly after birth. A long-shot in the cottage country Tory stronghold for the June 2 provincial election, retired York Region …

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Rivals focus on Doug Ford’s COVID-19 response in first leaders’ debate of Ontario election campaign

NORTH BAY — Doug Ford was forced on the defensive Tuesday in the first leaders’ debate as the two-year COVID-19 pandemic exploded as a dominant issue in Ontario’s June 2 election campaign. The Progressive Conservative leader insisted the province performed relatively well compared with other provinces and US states during the world’s worst public-health crisis …

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