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TORONTO — New York Yankees star Aaron Judge hit his 61st home run of the season Wednesday to tie Roger Maris’ American League single-season home run record at Rogers Centre. More coming. The Canadian Press

TORONTO (AP) — Aaron Judge tied Roger Maris’ American League record of 61 home runs in a season, going deep for the New York Yankees against the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night. The 30-year-old slugger drove a full-count pitch from Tim Mayza over the left-field fence in the seventh inning at Rogers Centre. Judge […]

TORONTO (AP) — New York Yankees infielder DJ LeMahieu is expected to be activated off the injured list before Friday’s series opener against Baltimore. LeMahieu has not played since Sept. 4 because of a sore toe on his right foot. He is batting .262 with 12 homers and 46 RBIs in 120 games. Before the […]

TORONTO — With the American League East title in the bag, Yankees manager Aaron Boone has more flexibility to tinker with his lineup and get players rested ahead of the post-season. Some of his regulars got the night off Wednesday against Toronto. To the delight of fans hoping baseball history will be made at Rogers […]

TORONTO — Ontario will need more than 138,000 new workers in the public sector, long-term care, home care and child care over the next five years and may need to increase wages to attract enough people, the province’s financial watchdog says. The Financial Accountability Office released a report Wednesday on public sector compensation and said […]

TORONTO — The S&P/TSX composite index snapped a six-day losing streak Wednesday as it made substantial gains along with U.S. markets after U.S. Treasury yields retreated on speculation central banks may ease up on restrictive, inflation-fighting policies. Markets in Canada and the U.S. were up around two per cent on the day after the Bank […]

The University of Toronto says that less than one per cent of the 8,400 students living in its campus residences have requested an exemption to its triple-COVID-19-shot mandate. The school says the “vast majority” of those living on campus were vaccinated with a booster shot before moving into residence and that it is supporting students […]

TORONTO — More than 90 per cent of Ontario’s long-term care homes are now providing air conditioning in all resident rooms — an update that comes now that temperatures across the province are dropping. Legislation passed last year required that homes meet that air conditioning standard by June 22 of this year, but many did […]

WIKWEMIKONG, Ont. — A stay-at-home order has been lifted for the Wiikwemkoong First Nation on Manitoulin Island after a person believed to be armed and dangerous turned himself in.  The order had been in place since Tuesday as police searched for the man.  Chief Rachel Manitowabi says the man turned himself in “safely and peacefully” […]

TORONTO — As sky-high inflation and supply chain bottlenecks put pressure on the zero-emissions vehicle industry and getting infrastructure built to accelerate adoption, the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) is looking to fill that “uncertainty gap.” On Wednesday, the bank launched its $500-million initiative to boost zero-emission vehicle charging and refuelling infrastructure. First announced in the […]