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TORONTO — O.G. Anunoby tied his season high with 32 points and the Toronto Raptors bounced back from a pair of ugly losses with a 121-108 rout of the Orlando Magic on Saturday. Pascal Siakam had 26 points and 10 assists as the Raptors (12-11) sent the Magic — the league’s worst team at 5-19 […]

TORONTO — Deborah Cox said her recognition at this year’s Canada’s Walk of Fame gala event underscored the importance of representation, adding she hoped it would help inspire other Black musicians.  The Juno award-winning R&B singer was among the group of Canadians recognized at Saturday’s event for excellence in their respected fields, which include humanitarianism, […]

Environment Canada says a cold front causing strong winds is making its way across southern Ontario Saturday morning.  Environment Canada advisories for southern and eastern Ontario and parts of northern Ontario warn that winds with gusts up to 90 kilometres per hour are expected, including in the Greater Toronto Area, London and Windsor. Environment Canada […]

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police say one man died following a collision Friday night that has closed Highway 102 northwest of Thunder Bay. Police say they received a call about a collision involving a tractor trailer and a snowplow on the highway at 9:55 p.m. A 52-year-old male driver from Thunder Bay was […]

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO — Peel Regional Police say the body of a man trapped underground Friday after an industrial accident in Mississauga has been recovered.  Emergency crews were called to the site at Hurontario Street and Burnhamthorpe Road around 3:30 p.m., and assisted multiple workers in a water chamber. Police say a pipe had ruptured, causing […]

KITCHENER, Ont. — Oliver Peer recorded a goal and two assists to lead the Windsor Spitfires to a 6-2 win over the Kitchener Rangers in the Ontario Hockey League on Friday.  Colton Smith, Noah Morneau, Matthew Maggio, Alex Christopoulos and Michael Renwick all added a goal apiece for Windsor. Spitfires goaltender Joey Costanzo stopped 25 […]

TORONTO — Pat Tabler’s career as a key member of the Toronto Blue Jays’ broadcast team is coming to an end after 30 years. Sportsnet announced his departure in a statement on Friday afternoon. Tabler spent 17 seasons as part of the network’s Blue Jays broadcasts after playing for the team for parts of three […]

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index closed down Friday while U.S. markets were mixed after a bumpy day of trading following job reports that came in stronger than expected.  The S&P/TSX composite index ended down 39.79 points at 20,485.66 after trading more than a hundred points lower early in the day and pushing briefly into […]

TORONTO — Darryl Sittler was still confident. As the third period of Wednesday’s game melted away with current Maple Leafs star Mitch Marner desperately seeking to extend his point streak to 18 contests, the franchise icon turned to his son, Ryan, and former teammate Jack Valiquette.  “Hey listen,” Sittler recalled telling them in a phone […]

TORONTO — The executive in charge of Pluto TV says Canada’s newest ad-supported streaming service appeals to viewers looking for “simplicity” in TV. Olivier Jollet, the platform’s executive vice president and international general manager, touted the FAST model — Free Ad-Supported Streaming Television — as one that sets itself apart from the crowded digital market […]