Fernandez overcomes first-round test in Toronto

Canadian Leylah Fernandez plays a shot against Storm Sanders of Australia during the National Bank Open, part of the Hologic WTA Tour, at Sobeys Stadium. Fernandez won in three sets on Aug. 8, 2022 in Toronto.VAUGHN RIDLEY/Getty Images Leylah Annie Fernandez is off to the second round of the National Bank Open, after a tense … Read more

Letters to the editor: ‘Once again, Ontario has been caught flat-footed … people are suffering and in dire need of health care.’ The crisis continues, plus other letters to the editor for Aug. 7

Ontario nursing organizations are calling for a faster licensing process for the thousands of internationally trained nurses awaiting a decision from the profession’s regulator.Tijana Martin/The Canadian Press Keep your Opinions sharp and informed. Get the Opinion newsletter. Sign up today. SOS Re Emergency Departments Are In Crisis. Supporting Nurses Is Our Immediate Priority (Aug. 5): … Read more

Months of construction on Adelaide Street set to begin

A months-long street renewal project is set to get underway on a major downtown artery this month in order to make way for the expected start of construction on the Ontario Line. Work on the new subway line is expected to start in 2023 and will require the long-term closure of a stretch of Queen … Read more

Global News at 5:30 Toronto: August 5, 2022

Global News at 5:30 Toronto The Greater Toronto Airports Authority provides a status update amid ongoing delays at Pearson International Airport. Travellers requesting new passports continue to experience extended waits. And, Toronto residents seeking to have animal carcasses removed are seeing slow response times.

You can now get gold-covered Egyptian donuts just outside Toronto

We’ve seen it all in Toronto when it comes to gold-covered food, from ice cream to cheesecake to burgers, but now you can get gold-covered Egyptian donuts in Mississauga. Zalabya is named after their signature treat. Zalabya, somewhat similar to Greek loukoumades, are tiny bite-sized pieces of fried dough that are also sort of like mini donuts. The … Read more