When “Sweat,” a contemporary drama between laid-off factory workers in rural America, had a run in Washington, D.C. in January 2016, the Washington Post theatre critic Peter Marks thought it had all been done before. torstar.co/s6rB50xZvJv

Blame may ease our anger. But it may also be counterproductive at this sensitive time, writes Penny Collenette. thestar.com/opinion/contributo

Bong Joon Ho’s darkly funny thriller “Parasite” made history at the . It was the first time that award has gone to a film not in the English language.

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See what’s available — and for how much — with a selection of GTA Open Houses.

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Global politics, big money, high technology and the intricacies of Canadian law will come together Monday when the extradition hearing of Meng Wanzhou begins in a Vancouver courtroom. torstar.co/mNxW50xZuN0

At least 114 people were injured at protests outside the country's Parliament on Sunday, according to the Red Cross and the Lebanese Civil Defence teams. thestar.com/news/world/middlee

Schiff believes the U.S. intelligence agencies are withholding documents from Congress on Ukraine that could be pertinent to President Trump's impeachment trial. thestar.com/news/world/us/2020

One can only hope the love Harry and Meghan have for each other — and their yearning to be free — has made all this fracturing of family, rupturing of traditions, worth it, @RDiManno@twitter.com writes. torstar.co/eUBu50xZrHO

City of Toronto planning staff have been told to oppose downtown homeowners who want approval to build parking pads on the basis they need access to a charger for an electric vehicle. torstar.co/OTvr50xZr61

: Plans to buy a Tesla have helped a Parkdale man get a front-yard parking spot over the protests of City of Toronto officials and his local councillor.

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Alternating between 2000 and 2008, before and after a local factory lays off hundreds for outsourcing, automization and cheaper non-unionized jobs, Lynn Nottage’s script is a modern tragedy in a sitcom setting, writes Carly Maga. thestar.com/entertainment/stag

A new take on the Barber of Seville, spooky ghost monologues and the movie version of "Cats" (well . . . if you want it to become the new “Rocky Horror.”)

Here are nine things to do in Toronto this week: thestar.com/entertainment/2020

: A popular University of Toronto Mississauga professor is defending his decision to reward marks to his students if they buy his book and follow him on social media.

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Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne wrote Sunday to his Iranian counterpart to stress Canada’s view that the black boxes should be sent quickly for analysis by experts in either France or Ukraine. thestar.com/news/canada/2020/0

The federal government is spending $500,000 to lure investors to develop untapped mineral resources in Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. thestar.com/news/canada/2020/0

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is taking his country down a dangerous and divisive path, writes the Star editorial board. thestar.com/opinion/editorials

Seventeen more people in central China have been diagnosed with a new form of viral pneumonia that has killed two patients and placed other countries on alert. thestar.com/news/world/asia/20

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