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TORONTO — Bradley Beal scored 23 points, Montrezl Harrell had 22, and the Washington Wizards spoiled the Raptors’ long-awaited return to Toronto with a 98-83 victory on Wednesday. Fred VanVleet and rookie Scottie Barnes had 12 points apiece to top Toronto. OG Anunoby had 11 points and 10 rebounds, while Goran Dragic and Montreal native […]

OAKVILLE, Ont. — With fans bellowing encouragement, the occasional smattering of applause after a quality shot and even the intermittent ringing of a cowbell, it certainly felt like old times at the curling rink on Wednesday.  A long-awaited return to a more normal version of the Roaring Game was experienced upon entry at the Sixteen […]

Toronto Public Health is rolling out resources to help parents of young children prepare for the approval of COVID-19 shots. The city’s top doctor says clinics for children aged five to 11 are being considered at mass vaccination sites, community clinics and schools. Dr. Eileen De Villa says she’s hopeful vaccines will be approved for […]

TORONTO — A northern Ontario Liberal says he regrets asking the government for accommodations for a personal support worker in his constituency who refused to get vaccinated.  Michael Gravelle, who represents Thunder Bay-Superior North in the legislature, wrote last week to the ministers of health and long-term care and said he hoped some accommodations could […]

The association representing undergraduate students at Queen’s University says it will be conducting a review of the history of misogynistic signs at the school’s homecoming parties after several appeared at rowdy gatherings over the weekend.  The Alma Mater Society says it will also be reviewing the harmful effects of such signs and how students can […]

TORONTO — As he took on the colossal task of building “Dune” for the big screen, filmmaker Denis Villeneuve turned to close Canadian collaborators, including fellow Montrealer and production designer Patrice Vermette. The two had already worked together on several films, including the 2016 alien-invasion drama “Arrival,” which earned both Vermette and Villeneuve Oscar nominations. […]

TORONTO — The Toronto Arrows have acquired veteran Canadian international forward Kyle Baillie from the NOLA Gold in exchange for a second-round selection in the 2022 Major League Rugby collegiate draft. The 30-year-old lock/back-rower from Summerside, P.E.I., has spent the last three seasons with the New Orleans team. He has won 32 caps for Canada […]

TORONTO — Ontario is set to release its fall economic statement on Nov. 4. The economic outlook and fiscal review will provide an update on the province’s finances, such as its deficit projections. Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy says the pandemic elevates the importance of the upcoming financial statement. He says it will focus on investments […]

LONDON, Ont. — A London, Ont., man facing terror charges in an incident that killed four members of a Muslim family has had his case adjourned until next month. Nathaniel Veltman, 20, is accused of deliberately hitting the family with his truck on June 6. He is charged with four counts of first-degree murder and […]

TORONTO — Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes must be vaccinated to compete at the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing. The Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Committees announced a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on Wednesday, saying the decision was made with support of the boards of directors and athlete commissions. Canadian Olympic Committee CEO David Shoemaker pointed out […]