The Toronto Sun celebrated its 50th anniversary on November 1.
Born in 1971, the Sun was created through the hard work and decisive vision of its founders: Doug Creighton, Peter Worthington, Don Hunt.
Over the past week, several retrospectives have been published that are worth reading. Adrienne Batra, the Sun’s current editor-in-chief has written a piece about the ‘Day Oners’ who took a chance on a dream to start a newspaper from scratch.
Renowned sports writer Steve Simmons writes about how, even at a young age, he was hooked on the Sun.
Columnist Christina Blizzard takes a historical look at the rise of the Sun from the ashes of the Toronto Telegram.
Rita DeMontis, who has been with the Sun 45 years, takes a walk down memory lane and looks back at 50 years of publishing.