Month: March 2021

Torstar to launch online casino to help fund its journalism

Torstar Corp., owner of the Toronto Star, the Hamilton Spectator and other papers, announced on Monday it plans to launch an online casino betting brand in Ontario this year. “We are excited at the prospect of participating in a regulated online Ontario gaming market with a made-in-Ontario product,” said Corey Goodman, Torstar’s chief corporate development officer, in a news release. After decades […]

The Mauritanian’s Canadian connection: What the new film about Guantanamo detainee left out

It was a good night at the Golden Globes for The Mauritanian.  Jodie Foster won the award for best supporting actress in a drama, while co-star Tahar Rahim was nominated for best actor; that award was given posthumously to Chadwick Boseman. The Mauritanian tells the story of Mohamedou Ould Salahi, a man of Mauritanian origin who spent 14 years […]

Morvant man shot dead

News Ryan Hamilton-Davis 4 Hrs Ago File photo – A 56-year-old man was shot dead in Morvant on Saturday morning, bringing the murder toll to 26 for the year. He has been identified as Terrence “Boycou” Blackman of Charpentier Hill, Mon Repos Road, Morvant. Police said at about 5 am on Saturday, residents heard a […]

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