Border Crossing

Toronto Star

New data show 69% of illegal border-crossers are being granted asylum
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:22:18 EDT

The acceptance rate for the border-crossers is even higher than the 63-per-cent overall rate for asylum-seekers in 2016.
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‘I don’t want to leave’: Parkdale tenants protest eviction as landlord says renovation is needed
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:50:42 EDT

Three tenants, paying between $575 and $750 in rent, don’t want to leave, despite their landlord’s plans for major repairs and renovations
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Deals scarce in Sears Canada liquidation sale
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:33:52 EDT

Sears Canada timed its liquidation sales to take advantage of the busy holiday shopping season.
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Former U.S. president George W. Bush slams Trump’s ‘America first’ policy in scathing speech
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:36:45 EDT

Although the former president did not name Trump by name during his remarks, his warning about the current U.S. chief executive was clear.
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Toronto’s tech talent being used to woo Amazon
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:58:27 EDT

More than 100 bids, most of them from U.S. cities and regions, are expected to flood Amazon’s inbox in response to the company’s Sept. 7 call for “Amazon HQ2” proposals. Amazon says the host could win, over time, investments of up to $5 billion and 50,000 jobs.
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Toronto police continue search for two men
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:08:09 EDT

Andrew Kinsman was last seen in June near Winchester and Parliament streets and Selim Esen was last seen in April near Bloor and Yonge streets.
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Downie was one of us, part of us, with us, even for those of us who were never really fans: Keenan
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:28:34 EDT

Name a Hip song, there’s probably a memory to go with it. This is our life, and Downie was there for it, helping define it.
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Bill Morneau does the right thing two years too late: Tim Harper
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:02:41 EDT

The finance minister wants to look ahead, but he can’t erase his dubious financial dealings of the past two years.
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‘I need to do more’: Morneau says he’ll sell off shares in his former company to avoid conflict
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:00:02 EDT

At a news conference Thursday morning, Finance Minister Bill Morneau insisted that he followed the advice of Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson “to the letter” and is not in a conflict of interest, as alleged by the Opposition.
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Brampton man hit with six charges in alleged online rental scam
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:56:15 EDT

Police say a 27-year-old woman was allegedly defrauded by the suspect, 33, after responding to an online ad to rent an apartment.
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John Kelly kept his own tragedy out of politics. Then Donald Trump brought it up
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:39:56 EDT

Donald Trump’s chief of staff has rarely discussed his son’s 2010 death in Afghanistan.
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North Korea months away from perfecting nuclear weapons capabilities, CIA director says
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:31:25 EDT

“They are close enough now in their capabilities that from a U.S. policy perspective we ought to behave as if we are on the cusp of them achieving” their objective of being able to strike the United States, Pompeo said.
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