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TORONTO — The injury-ravaged Toronto Arrows’ winless streak in Major League Rugby now stands at 11 after a 48-26 loss to the Houston SaberCats. The Arrows (1-11-2, 15 points) have gone 0-9-2 since posting their lone win of the season, 27-26 over the expansion Chicago Hounds on March 11 in Bridgeview, Ill. Houston (9-5-0, 48 […]

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Bank of Canada The Bank of Canada will release its latest interest rate decision on Wednesday followed by a speech by deputy governor Paul Beaudry on Thursday. The rate decision comes after reports last month that inflation ticked higher […]

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays placed right-handed pitcher Chris Bassitt on the paternity list on Saturday. In a corresponding move, the Blue Jays recalled right-hander Jay Jackson from triple-A affiliate Buffalo. Bassitt shut down his former team, the New York Mets, allowing three hits with eight strikeouts and no walks in seven-and-a-half innings on […]

TORONTO — Police are investigating two more incidents of alleged violence on Toronto’s public transit system, both of which occurred Friday in the city’s east end. In the first, five boys between the ages of 12 and 15 are facing multiple charges after someone was allegedly stabbed at Kennedy Subway Station. Police say six people […]

BRAMPTON, Ont. — One person is dead and a child is one of two people injured after a house fire in Brampton, Ont. Peel Regional Police say emergency services were called to the Jade Crescent and Jayfield Road area around 11 p.m. Friday. Two adults and one child were rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries. […]

TORONTO — Rory McIlroy will look for a record third straight Canadian Open title when the national golf championship tees off next week. The world No. 3 was part of the full field of competitors announced Friday by Golf Canada and event sponsor RBC for the June 8-11 PGA Tour event at Toronto’s Oakdale Golf […]

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is proposing to balance its budget for the coming fiscal year, but getting into the black will mean cuts.  A draft budget for 2023-24 tabled this week finds $19 million in savings, including cuts to what are described as “discretionary” education positions. The president of the Ottawa-Carleton chapter of the […]

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index jumped more than 350 points Friday, driven by gains in energy, industrials, financials and metals, while U.S. stock markets also rose. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 352.38 points, or 1.79 per cent, to 20,024.63. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 701.19 points, or over […]

TORONTO — The global launch of a new non-profit group against authoritarianism will include an invitation-only Toronto screening of Sean Penn’s documentary about Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy next week.  “Superpower,” co-directed by Penn and Aaron Kaufman, focuses on Zelenskyy’s leadership amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and his country’s battle for survival.  Organizers say the June […]

Marineland failed to provide three bear cubs permanent and adequate water sources as well as climbing structures, Ontario alleges in court documents. Animal Welfare Services, the provincial inspectorate that enforces animal cruelty laws, laid three charges against the Niagara Falls, Ont., tourist attraction on Tuesday for failing to comply with an order related to the […]