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.


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


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.


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.


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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