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Maple Leafs, Raptors, TFC create perfect storm of sports buzz in Toronto

Maple Leafs, Raptors, TFC create perfect storm of sports buzz in Toronto

TORONTO — The Raptors are hosting, but supporters of the Maple Leafs and Toronto FC will be welcome to Wednesday's party at Air Canada Centre on a dream night for Toronto sports fans.
Opposition motion calls for action to stop the flow of illegal border crossings

Opposition motion calls for action to stop the flow of illegal border crossings

OTTAWA — As an influx of illegal border crossings by asylum seekers continues to cause pressures in Quebec, the issue is creating mounting tensions between the Liberals and Conservatives in the House of Commons.
Police officer 'gave himself the space and time' in high-stakes arrest: experts

Police officer 'gave himself the space and time' in high-stakes arrest: experts

Experts say the powerful video of Alek Minassian's arrest reveals a textbook case of an officer defusing danger through a series of life-and-death choices based on training and a calm mind.
Could Toronto van attack signal more reasoned social media? Experts are divided.

Could Toronto van attack signal more reasoned social media? Experts are divided.

TORONTO — Within minutes after a white van hopped the sidewalk and began mowing down pedestrians on a Toronto street, photographs and videos of the incident began pouring onto social media platforms.
'How sorry I am:' Teen guilty in fatal beating apologizes to victim's family

'How sorry I am:' Teen guilty in fatal beating apologizes to victim's family

WINNIPEG — A teenager who helped beat a young Manitoba woman and shared the footage of her bloody death apologized to the victim's family at a sentencing hearing Tuesday.

'Not me. No connection,' says man with similar name as accused van attack killer

TORONTO — It was a series of unfortunate events that led to the mixup, and Alex Minassian has spent the last 24 hours trying to set the record straight — he's not the driver of a van that mowed down pedestrians on a busy Toronto street.
W7 summit urges leaders to go beyond 'platitudes' of calling themselves feminist

W7 summit urges leaders to go beyond 'platitudes' of calling themselves feminist

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to bring his lauded feminist credentials to hosting the G7 summit — and dozens of gender equality activists are gathering in Ottawa this week to make sure he does.
Group wants Ottawa to protect huge Hudson Bay beluga calving area

Group wants Ottawa to protect huge Hudson Bay beluga calving area

Environmentalist say the federal government should step in to protect an area of Hudson Bay that is the world's largest calving area for beluga whales.
Doctor sees healing power in psychedelic plant as Peru investigates deaths

Doctor sees healing power in psychedelic plant as Peru investigates deaths

VANCOUVER — A retired doctor who spent years treating drug addiction says he has seen the healing powers of a psychedelic plant that a Vancouver Island man was studying in Peru before he was killed by a mob that blamed him for a shaman's death. Dr.
Arresting officer's actions 'one shining moment' in Toronto van attack

Arresting officer's actions 'one shining moment' in Toronto van attack

TORONTO — The president of Toronto's police union said an officer's actions in arresting a suspect in Monday's deadly van attack without firing a single shot was "one shining moment" in an otherwise horrific day.