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OAKVILLE, Ont. — A teenage suspect is facing charges after video surfaced on social media of a male throwing a steel road sign from an overpass above the Queen Elizabeth Way west of Toronto. Halton Region Police say that on Wednesday around 8 p.m. a teenager was captured on a “Snap Chat” video hurling a large steel […]

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $30 million jackpot in Friday night’s Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Aug. 27 will grow to approximately $40 million. The Canadian Press

AURORA, Ont. — Nicole Broch Larsen shot her second consecutive 6-under 66 on Friday for a one-shot lead over top-ranked Jin Young Ko midway through the CP Women’s Open. Broch Larsen, who started on the back nine, birdied three of her last four holes to push ahead of Ko and post 12-under 132 at Magna […]

AURORA, Ont. — After Brooke Henderson birdied No. 15 she stood back from the green to check her notes and watch groupmates Stacy Lewis and Min-Jee Lee finish the hole. A small voice behind her called her name and she turned, giving a smile and a quick fist bump to a young fan decked out in […]

TORONTO — Long-distance runner Sylvia Ruegger, who held the Canadian women’s marathon record for 28 years, has died. She was 58. Athletics Canada confirmed Ruegger’s death on its Twitter account on Friday. She was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in 2017. A native of Oshawa, Ont., Ruegger finished eighth in a time of two hours 29 […]

TORONTO — North American stock markets plummeted Friday after the U.S.-Sino trade war heated up with President Donald Trump angrily responding to China’s tariff retaliation. China kicked off a political firestorm by announcing tariff hikes on US$75 billion of U.S. products including some agricultural products, crude oil and small aircraft in retaliation to U.S. tariffs. China […]

PICTON, Ont. — Provincial police say a man rolled through cow manure in an effort to evade officers in Prince Edward County this week. OPP allege the 23-year-old man was involved in an early morning collision on Friday and ran from the scene. They got reports around 1 a.m. of a grey vehicle found in a ditch, and […]

AURORA, Ont. — Just four years ago, Canadian amateur Michelle Liu was leaning on the ropes at the CP Women’s Open to ask LPGA Tour professionals for autographs. This week at Magna Golf Club it was the 12-year-old Liu who was thrilling fans with her signature. After carding a 10-over-par 82 on Friday, Liu spent 15 minutes signing mementoes and taking […]

TORONTO — China’s embassy in Canada says the U.S. is trying to suppress a Chinese tech giant with unwarranted charges in what it calls “typical bullying behaviour.” A spokesman for the embassy said Friday in a statement to The Associated Press the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Canada is “of course different” from […]

OTTAWA — Some Canadian environment groups are urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to put the brakes on attempts to seal a free trade agreement with Brazil until stronger policies to protect the Amazon rainforest are in place. Trudeau landed Friday in the French resort town of Biarritz for his final international summit before the fall […]