Toronto Sun

Crisis In Media Comes As Reliable News Is Needed Most

Jerry Dias | Posted 02.02.2017 | Canada Business
Jerry Dias

Thanks to the digital revolution, Canadians have access to more news and information than ever before. Public consumption of the news is at historic levels. Despite all that, and despite the capacity to reach more people than ever thought possible before, the economic underpinning for gathering and producing reliable news and information is quickly collapsing.

Postmedia Bleeds Millions In 'Unrelentingly Challenging Environment'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2017 | Canada Business

Buying the Sun newspapers didn't help much.

Incoming Sun Boss Says Chow Cartoon Didn't Cross The Line

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada Business

At least one person in Canada thinks The Toronto Sun's cartoon showing Olivia Chow in a Mao suit didn't go too far. That person is Postmedia presid...

Sun's Olivia Chow Cartoon Triggers Racism Accusations

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada Politics

A day before the city’s municipal election, the Toronto Sun sparked controversy by publishing an editorial cartoon of mayoral candidate Olivia Chow....

Meet B.C.'s Ford Nation

Dermod Travis | Posted 09.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

That's what makes Ford Nation so extraordinary -- the incredible dichotomy that exists when it comes to criticism of most politicians and criticism of Rob Ford. Ford effectively gets what amounts to a jaw-dropping free pass from his base (in Toronto or in B.C.) nine times out of 10.

Toronto Sun's Election Front Page Is Totally Ridiculous

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 06.13.2014 | Canada Politics

The Toronto Sun's front page on the Ontario Election is out and it's about as fair and balanced as you would expect. LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, WELCOME ...

The Toronto Sun Front Pages Just Keep Getting Better

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.01.2014 | Canada Politics

The Toronto Sun's Rob Ford front pages have been brilliant throughout the year-long crack scandal and Thursday's edition was no exception. #TOSunF...

Maybe The Greatest Toronto Sun Front Page Ever

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.21.2014 | Canada Politics

Whatever you think about the Sun's political stance, you have to admit that this front page is pure genius. RT @jonmccarthySUN: Ya know, Mean Gene...

Restraints Are Overused on Patients With Mental Illness

Arthur Gallant | Posted 05.10.2014 | Canada Living
Arthur Gallant

In my experience restraints can be traumatic for somebody and usually intensify a situation. I urge the correctional and healthcare system in Ontario to undertake a serious review as to how restraints are used on people because how they're currently being used in my opinion is nothing short of unacceptable, degrading, and inhumane.

Watching the Watchdog: Long Walk of Prisoner #46664

Tim Knight | Posted 02.15.2014 | Canada
Tim Knight

This day in Dublin, Mandela shakes my hand. It's a most peculiar moment. I look into his eyes, he looks into mine, and somehow I know I'm in the presence of sheer, bloody greatness. Not because of what he's done or had done to him, but simply because of who he is.

Why I Do Not Wear A Poppy

Davide Mastracci | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Davide Mastracci

Every year, millions of Canadians take part in this campaign by attaching the poppy to their clothes. I do not wear the poppy, or donate to the RCL, because I believe that this campaign glorifies war instead of calling for peace. I believe that it is of the utmost importance to remember past wars and the soldiers who took part in them, but I remember these things quite a bit differently than how the RCL would like you to remember them.

Watching the Watchdog: Meet the Man Who Designs the Newspapers.

Tim Knight | Posted 10.19.2013 | Canada
Tim Knight

Tony Sutton is bearded, irascible, opinionated, verbose, profane and loves good writing so much that he runs his own website magazine devoted to publishing some of the best political journalism written today. His magazine is called ColdType. Motto: Writing Worth Reading From Around the World.

Glen McGregor asks female MPs if they expense their hair products, not what they are

Warren Kinsella | Posted 10.14.2013 | Canada
Warren Kinsella

Back in June, McGregor -- formerly of Frank Magazine, presently of the Ottawa Citizen -- asked MP Eve Adams about expensing hair-care products during the last election. Adams responded (smartly, I thought) on Twitter, and out in the open. Later, McGregor decided to ask another MP, Michelle Rempel -- who, like Adams, is young, telegenic, Conservative and female.

Someone At The Sun Is Kicking Themselves Right Now

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.29.2013 | Canada Politics

Toronto Sun Editor-in-Chief James Wallace said he feels “a little bit stupid” after learning one of his editors disregarded a tipster who had appr...

What I Learned About Life From my Father's Death

Danielle Crittenden Frum | Posted 07.24.2013 | Canada
Danielle Crittenden Frum

People will say Peter Worthington faced death bravely, and he did. But he also faced it with that same curiosity that led him to run away and enlist in WW2 and again in Korea; that eventually led him to every major crisis and hotspot of the second half of the 20th century; to the farthest places of the earth; to the most interesting people on the planet; and sometimes, simply, just to see what something felt like, such as jack-knifing off a cliff.

If You Live in the Beaches, Don't Complain About the Noise

Peter Worthington | Posted 10.01.2012 | Canada Living
Peter Worthington

While one can be sympathetic with Kate Wise's desire to live quietly and peacefully in her condo on the boardwalk off Toronto's Woodbine beach, it's also puzzling why she chose to live where it was obvious people would gather in summer. Just as we can talk about the weather without having the power to change it, so people will continue coming to the beaches regardless those who want solitude. That's just the way it is.

If Rob Ford Wants to Find the Gravy, He Should Follow Scott Walker's Recipe

Peter Worthington | Posted 08.07.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker inherited a $30 billion debt in 2010 and has since reduced it to a $150 surplus. If Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is really looking to cut back on his city's debt, he should take out a page from Walker's book and cut the bonuses that city managers receive for simply turning up for work.

Toronto Sun Rises at 40 as Newspapers Fade

Peter Worthington | Posted 12.31.2011 | Canada
Peter Worthington

Over the past 40 years it has become something of an institution in Toronto -- beloved by some, despised by others, but always competitive, periodically incestuous, often irritatingly cheerful, occasionally naughty, and ever determined to be itself and to hell with what critics think.

Occupy Toronto: Memo to Police--"Oh Behave!"

Justin Beach | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada Politics
Justin Beach

With Occupy Toronto approaching, I wrote a letter to Toronto Police and asked others to sign on. The letter listed many of the abuses of the G20 and asked the police not to repeat their mistakes. It asked them to behave calmly, rationally and professionally. My goal was 2,500 and I'd managed to push past 200 signatures.

Why Did the Sun Hang Hudak Out to Dry?

Peter Worthington | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada
Peter Worthington

By not endorsing -- even reluctantly -- any party leader, the Sun is saying a pox on all of them. So whatever goes wrong in the province in the future, the Sun is seemingly absolving itself of any responsibility.

Tim Hudak's Empty Rhetoric

Peter Worthington | Posted 11.30.2011 | Canada
Peter Worthington

When asked, should he become premier, if he'd ban the practice of Muslim Imams coming to some public schools to conduct prayer meetings and relegating girls to the back of the room and not to mix with the boys, Hudak said no one was going to discriminate against his daughter (which wasn't the issue) and that he trusted school principals to do the right thing (again, not the issue). Why couldn't he say he opposed such discrimination, and promise to have his education minister take action if Conservatives form the government? Sharia law, anyone? His faith that principals would not be intimidated or pressured by minority groups or human rights zealots verged on the naïve... or cynical.

Sun News Parent Company Logs Higher Earnings

CP | Posted 10.10.2011 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Quebecor Inc. (TSX:QBR.A) says it made $55.2 million in net income in the second quarter, or 86 cents per share. That compares with $60.8 ...

Who's Watching Canadian Media?

The Canadian Press | Paola Loriggio | Posted 09.15.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - Sun Media's decision to pull out of the Ontario Press Council has raised questions about who's policing Canada's news ...

Politically Correct? Press Council Rejects Sun Media Claims

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.14.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS — TORONTO - The Ontario Press Council is denying allegations of a "politically correct mentality" after Sun Media withdrew its me...