News stories from the Star you should know about on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023

Good morning. This is the Wednesday, Feb. 1 edition of First Up, the Star’s daily morning digest. Sign up to get it earlier each day, in your inbox. Here’s the latest on national long-term-care standards, Toronto schools possibly swapping Shakespeare for Indigenous authors and Trudeau’s health-care offer to provinces. DON’T MISS: New long-term-care standards have … Read more

News stories from the Star you should know about on Monday, Jan. 23, 2023

Good morning. This is the Monday, Jan. 23 edition of First Up, the Star’s daily morning digest. Sign up to get it earlier each day, in your inbox. Sewage repairs are causing TTC service changes in the west end. Here’s what you need to know. Plus, the latest on GTA housing prices, Scarborough residents fighting … Read more

News stories from the Star you should know about on Friday, Jan. 20, 2023

Good morning. This is the Friday, Jan. 20 edition of First Up, the Star’s daily morning digest. Sign up to get it earlier each day, in your inbox. Here’s the latest on sexual assaults at Toronto Metropolitan University, a public health line referring patients to services not covered by OHIP, and the so-called “Freedom Convoy,” … Read more

News stories from the Star you should know about on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023

Good morning. This is the Thursday, Jan. 19 edition of First Up, the Star’s daily morning digest. Sign up to get it earlier each day, in your inbox. Here’s the latest on the plans to develop the Greenbelt, why a judge tossed a firearm case and the revival of Zellers. DON’T MISS: Ontario’s integrity commissioner … Read more

News stories from the Star you should know about on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023

Good morning. This is the Wednesday, Jan. 18 edition of First Up, the Star’s daily morning digest. Sign up to get it earlier each day, in your inbox. Here’s the latest on possible unmarked graves at former residential school sites, a surge in an Omicron subvariant and the King street transit corridor. DON’T MISS: 171 … Read more

News stories from the Star you should know about on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023

Good morning. This is the Monday, Jan. 16 edition of First Up, the Star’s daily morning digest. Sign up to get it earlier each day, in your inbox. Here’s the latest on a strained Toronto food bank, how Ontario children’s hospitals narrowly escaped disaster and the death of an immigration detainee in custody. DON’T MISS: … Read more

News stories from the Star you should know about on Friday, Jan. 13, 2023

Good morning. This is the Friday, Jan. 13 edition of First Up, the Star’s daily morning digest. Sign up to get it earlier each day, in your inbox. Doug Ford’s proposal to open private surgery centers will actually hurt — not help — hospitals, the doctors’ college is warning. Plus, the latest on findings at … Read more

News stories from the Star you should know about on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023

Good morning. This is the Thursday, Jan. 12 edition of First Up, the Star’s daily morning digest. Sign up to get it earlier each day, in your inbox. GTA commuters might have a challenging trip home this evening due to heavy rain. Here’s what you need to know. Plus, the latest on federal health-care funding … Read more

News stories from the Star you should know about on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023

Good morning. This is the Wednesday, Jan. 11 edition of First Up, the Star’s daily morning digest. Sign up to get it earlier each day, in your inbox. Here’s the latest on Toronto’s 2023 budget, the homeless man killed in a “swarming” attack and high mortgage rates in the pre-construction market. DON’T MISS: Toronto’s 2023 … Read more

News stories from the Star you should know about on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023

Good morning. This is the Tuesday, Jan. 10 edition of First Up, the Star’s daily morning digest. Sign up to get it earlier each day, in your inbox. Here’s the latest on plans to buy F-35 fighter jets, financial hardship ahead for homeowners and the Toronto police budget. DON’T MISS: In a massive about-face, the … Read more