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TORONTO — Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s time toiling in minor-league cities is over. Next stop: Toronto. Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo announced after Toronto’s 4-0 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday that Guerrero, baseball’s top prospect, would join the big league team Friday to make his MLB debut against the Oakland Athletics. The much anticipated […]

TORONTO — The clock is ticking, but CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie remains confident the league and its players can agree on a new contract in time for the start of training camp. The present deal is set to expire May 18, with training camps scheduled to open the following day. The CFL and CFL Players’ Association […]

OTTAWA — A new law requiring online platforms to publish a digital registry of all political ads posted during the coming federal election campaign will apply only to paid advertisements. And that leaves lots of room for parties and advocacy groups to find other innovative ways to get their messages out to voters, without regulation. As guidelines issued […]

OTTAWA — A resolution to the row between Canada and the Philippines over rotting refuse appears imminent. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said Wednesday she thinks a solution can be found “in the coming weeks” to the argument over who’s responsible for dozens of containers of Canadian garbage that have been sitting in a port in […]

TORONTO — The Bank of Canada’s more dovish outlook Wednesday drove the loonie to a near four-month low and helped to pull the Toronto stock market down from its record high. The Canadian dollar traded at an average of 74.21 cents US, the lowest level since Jan. 3 and compared with an average of 74.51 cents US […]

Ontario researchers have led an international team that tracked an “incredible” 20,000-kilometre voyage by a tiny songbird in an effort to understand why its population has collapsed and how it can be saved. Ryan Norris, an ecology professor at the University of Guelph, and his team discovered that the blackpoll warbler, which weighs the same as two […]

TORONTO — Ontario is considering ending a government-run travel insurance program that partly covers the cost of emergency health services abroad. A spokeswoman for Health Minister Christine Elliott says the government is reviewing OHIP’s Out-of-Country Traveller’s Program as part of efforts to address the province’s $11.7 billion deficit. The program currently covers out-of-country inpatient services to a maximum […]

TORONTO — It’s taken more than 30 years, but Terry Greer and Condredge Holloway are together again. Greer, 61, headlines the 2019 class named for induction into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame on Wednesday at BMO Field. He joins former Toronto Argonauts teammate Holloway, who entered the hallowed shrine in 1999. Joining Greer for induction […]

BRACEBRIDGE, Ont. — Officials in a small town in Ontario’s cottage country went door-to-door asking residents of a flood-prone neighbourhood to relocate Wednesday after the community declared a state of emergency over rising water levels. The Town of Bracebridge, about 150 kilometres north of Toronto, activated its emergency plan Tuesday afternoon after a number of local […]

TORONTO — A Toronto man who killed and dismembered a woman then dumped her remains in the garbage has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 22 years. Ian Ohab was convicted in January of second-degree murder in the death of Melissa Cooper, a 30-year-old woman last seen alive in […]

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