Hockey Canada’s strategy of deflecting serves no one but its disgraced leadership

Hockey Canada’s strategy of deflecting serves no one but its disgraced leadership

Witnesses Scott Smith, Hockey Canada President and Chief Operating Officer, left, and Hockey Canada Chief Financial Officer Brian Cairo, appear at the standing committee on Canadian Heritage in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 27, 2022.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press Awhile back, I had a job in a movie theatre. The theater at the foot of an atrium … Read more

Ikea buys 65 acres of land in Hamilton for $82 million

Ikea buys 65 acres of land in Hamilton for  million

Ikea buys 65 acres of land in Hamilton for $82 million | TheSpec.com “,”heading”:””,”fullWindow”:false,”fullBleed”:false,”showFullBleedOnMobile”:false,”headColor”:””,”type”:”html5mobile”,”textColor”:””,” mobileImageUrl”:””,”bgColor”:””,”imageUrl”:””,”registeredOnly”:false,”linkUrl”:””,”aodaTitle”:”locater map”,”internalScroll”:false,”displayStyle “:”small-up”},{“text”:”Ikea Canada confirmed the news with The Spectator in an email response Thursday.”,”type”:”text”,”isParagraph”:true,”isHeading”:false },{“text”:”The multinational company’s Canada division said the “future land asset” purchased in Hamilton area will be used “for fulfillment operations.””,”type”:”text”,”isParagraph”:true,” isHeading”:false},{“text”:”“We are in the early stages … Read more

‘Prison cell’-sized apartment for rent for $550 in Hamilton

‘Prison cell’-sized apartment for rent for 0 in Hamilton

The rectangular-shaped room is fitted with a shower, a sink, and a toilet. There is one window, and a shelving unit above the latrine. But this room isn’t just any old bathroom. It’s actually an apartment listed for rent in Hamilton’s east-end. Just steps away from the shower, there is a kitchenette with a handful … Read more

Blue Jays must act fast to secure bright future

Blue Jays must act fast to secure bright future

Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Santiago Espinal scores a run and celebrates with shortstop Bo Bichette against the Kansas City Royals at Rogers Center on July 17.Nick Turchiaro/USA TODAY Sports via Reuters Coming out of the All-Star Game, the news from the Toronto perspective is that second baseman Santiago Espinal has added assistant GM to … Read more

Nick Kyrgios has decided to become tennis’s Voldemort

Nick Kyrgios has decided to become tennis’s Voldemort

Nick Kyrgios of Australia reacts after winning match point against Cristian Garin of Chile during their Men’s Singles Quarter Final match on day ten of The Championships Wimbledon 2022 on July 6.Ryan Pierse/Getty Images It hasn’t been a bad Wimbledon at this point. Just not a particularly electrifying one. Emma Raducanu was only here for … Read more

All of Stelco’s Hamilton land sold in deal that would see it transformed into ‘world class’ industrial park

All of Stelco’s Hamilton land sold in deal that would see it transformed into ‘world class’ industrial park

A $518-million deal to purchase all of Stelco’s prime waterfront land is poised to transform the massive former steelmaking territory into a “state-of-the-art” industrial park. In a media release Wednesday, Slate Asset Management announced its plans to purchase and transform around 800 acres of industrial land once dedicated to steelmaking into a revitalized commercial district … Read more

Jays fan who gave homer to young Yankees fan share their story

Jays fan who gave homer to young Yankees fan share their story

Mike Lanzilotta remembers the first ball he took home from a Blue Jays game. He was 12 years old and reached over the railing, before netting was around, to grab a slow-rolling foul ball. “My grandfather held my legacy as I grabbed the ball. And then he pulled me back in,” he said. To this … Read more

Canada’s vaccine rules mean Red Sox pitcher Tanner Houck won’t face the Blue Jays, but that’s only part of the story

Canada’s vaccine rules mean Red Sox pitcher Tanner Houck won’t face the Blue Jays, but that’s only part of the story

Boston Red Sox pitcher Tanner Houck looks on during the second inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on April 21.Maddie Meyer/Getty Images In that one-way-mirror approach that Americans bring to anything happening outside their own borders, the story of the Toronto Blue Jays and vaccination restrictions is missing a key detail. Yes, … Read more

Extreme heat from climate change is deadly—how you can prepare

Extreme heat from climate change is deadly—how you can prepare

It’s floods that lead to repairs costing billions of dollars. It’s fires that burn images of charred buildings and communities into our minds. But of all the extreme weather events made more likely by climate change, it’s another — extreme heat — that is the deadliest. And a new report by Canadian experts on climate … Read more

Six ways the federal budget on housing could affect the GTA

Six ways the federal budget on housing could affect the GTA

There is no silver bullet for Canada’s housing woes, federal Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland cautioned while delivering the federal budget this week — a road map that includes an array of pitches to build more homes, stifle flippers, and overhaul housing programs that have faced scrutiny. The Toronto area has felt the weight of overlapping … Read more