Doug Smith has been a sportswriter for more than 30 years, and has been covering the Toronto Raptors since their inception in 1995. Visit his blog to read more tales from the hardwood and talk sports with our resident expert. Read more . . .
Damien Cox, the Star's hockey columnist, takes turns stirring up trouble and chuckling at the foibles of the sporting world. He'll start with hockey, Canada's ongoing passion play, and stick his nose into a few other games and places where athletes reside.You'll love some of his thoughts, hate others and get a chance to give your two cents on all of them. Read more . . .
The Star's foreign desk covers the best stories, photography and video from the around the globe. An in-depth file on current affairs, science & technology, global health and slices of daily life, updated throughout the day. Read more . . .
Since 2004, reporter Jack Lakey, also known as The Fixer, has fielded thousands of complaints from readers about ailing municipal services across the city. From potholes to parking, and streetcars to street lights, Jack's goal is to get to the bottom of the problem and get it fixed for you. Read more . . .
Hippos, koalas, kittens and bears, oh my. Cute, fuzzy, often wacky and always entertaining, The Daily Beast blog by picture editor Wanda Goodwin showcases animals in their element … and often out of it. Here you’ll find a taste of the animal kingdom from around the world. There's a new entry every day, so come back often. Read more
Thousands of photos come across the news wire everyday but only a few get in the paper or on thestar.com. Toronto Star Photo Editors share with readers the photos or stories of the day that have commanded their attention.Read more . . .
Susan Delacourt, the Star's Senior Political Writer in Ottawa blogs about politics. Susan has covered federal politics for more than two decades as a reporter and bureau chief and as a frequent guest on CBC Newsworld. Read more . . .
Richard Griffin began his career in major-league baseball with the Montreal Expos in 1973, and has been the Star's baseball columnist since 1995. Richard answers your questions on the Toronto Blue Jays or anything baseball related. Read more . . .
The Toronto Star Photography staff share with readers the photos and the stories from behind-the-scenes as they cover events for the Toronto Star and thestar.com. Read more . . .
Jim's blog has travel news/updates for everyone from high-rollers looking for the next French Riviera to budget-minded folks hoping for a bargain in southern Ontario or Canada. He also offers opinions on what's happening in the ever-changing world of travel and suggests places for readers to comment on travel issues. Read more . . .
Welcome to the Star's Visual Arts Blog. Our goal is to provide an image-based showcase from Toronto-area galleries. Read more . . .
Star Homes shopping guru Vicky Sanderson dishes on the hottest new products and trends for around the house. Vicky is also the DIY editor for Reno and Decor magazine. More from Vicky Sanderson can be found on her community page at www.CasaGuru.com. Read more . . .
Calling all car aficionados! Get the scoop on the world of motorsports from former supermodified owner and driver Norris McDonald, and get chief auto correspondent Jim Kenzie's point of view on everything auto-related, from driving habits to new vehicle design. Read more . . .
Cam Harvey is professor of international business at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and editor of the Journal of Finance. His blog offers opinions and analysis of the issues facing our global financial system. Read more . . .
There's so much more to Africa than predictable headlines about war, famine and AIDS. From Ghanaian beauty pageants to music in Malawi, Africa Without Maps provides a rare glimpse of life in Africa from Journalist for Human Rights interns on the ground. Read more . . .