Antonella Artuso, Toronto Sun

Antonella Artuso began her career as a cop reporter at the Toronto Sun in 1989. After a 2 1/2 year stint covering the crime beat, she moved to Toronto City Hall where she reported on municipal politics for another three years. Just prior to the 1995 Ontario election, Artuso moved to Queen's Park where she has covered NDP, Conservative and Liberal governments and four provincial elections.


Minnie the Yorkie was rescued from a garbage can at Lawrence Square Plaza on July 11, 2017.

Puppy sealed in bags, dumped in trash can: Cops

Toronto Police want public assistance in tracking down a man believed to have sealed a three-month-old puppy in several plastic bags and dumped it in a trash can in a North York plaza.

Teachers demonstrate outside of Queen's Park in Toronto on Tuesday August 28, 2012. (Ernest Doroszuk/QMI Agency)

Ontario takes teachers to labour board over planned walkout

The province and the union representing Ontario's 76,000 elementary school teachers remained locked in a pitched legal battle into the late hours Thursday over whether a planned one-day walkout should be allowed to go ahead.

Robin Pickell, a 'freegan', eats a green bean that was scavenged in Vancouver, British Columbia April 11, 2012. A 'Freegan' is someone who gathers edible food from the garbage bins of grocery stores or food stands that would otherwise have been thrown away. REUTERS/Ben Nelms

Canadians waste billions in food each year

A new report from Ontario Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller highlights the stress on the environment of growing, packaging, transporting and then throwing out food.