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TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian Football League is investigating allegations made by a former Toronto Argonauts strength and conditioning coach that they were wrongfully dismissed and quarterback Chad Kelly harassed them, the league said Wednesday. The coach filed a statement of claim with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice last week alleging a pattern of […]

TORONTO — Spin Master Corp. reported a loss of US$30.1 million in the fourth quarter, compared with a loss of US$13.8 million a year earlier. The Toronto-based toy and entertainment company says revenues rose to US$502.6 million, up from $465.8 million during the same quarter in 2022. Loss per diluted share amounted to 29 cents […]

TORONTO — Rasmus Dahlin is comfortable feeling slightly uncomfortable. The Buffalo Sabres all-star defenceman actually enjoys it. A left-shooting Swede, Dahlin has staked his claim to the right side of the ice on his club’s top pair the last few seasons. It was an adjustment — and a move that isn’t for everyone. “If you’re […]

TORONTO — Shelley White applauds officials for their management of Canada’s only open market single-game sports betting industry. However, the CEO of the Responsible Gambling Council cautions against complacency in an ever-changing marketplace. The industry opened fully in Ontario on April 4, 2022. The province’s regulated market generated total gaming revenues of just over $1.48 […]

TORONTO — Major League Soccer has fined Toronto FC midfielder Richie Laryea and forwards Federico Bernardeschi and Lorenzo Insigne an undisclosed amount “for inciting and/or escalating a mass confrontation” in Sunday’s season opener at FC Cincinnati. The incident occurred in the 56th minute at TQL Stadium when Cincinnati forward Sergio Santos bodied Toronto defender Kevin […]

TORONTO — Canada’s main index moved lower Wednesday, led by weakness in base metals, while U.S. markets also continued to move down from last week’s highs.  The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 75.13 points at 21,243.77. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 23.39 points at 38,949.02. The S&P 500 index was […]

TORONTO — Employees of Public Health Ontario labs are set to receive an additional 5.25 per cent in pay increases to compensate for a provincial wage restraint law that was found unconstitutional and has now been repealed. The law known as Bill 124 capped salary increases for broader public sector workers at one per cent […]

TORONTO — The Canadian Football League says it’s conducting its own investigation into a lawsuit issued by a former Toronto Argonauts strength-and-conditioning coach against the club for wrongful dismissal and quarterback Chad Kelly for alleged violations of the Ontario Human Rights Code. “​We take the allegations against the Toronto Argonauts and Mr. Kelly very seriously,” […]

TORONTO — The Professional Women’s Hockey League is adding more outside-the-box rules for its inaugural season. The first-year circuit announced Wednesday that four of its six teams are set to make the playoffs — with a twist. The No. 1 seed will have the option to choose its semifinal opponent from the third- and fourth-place […]

LONDON, Ont. — Five former members of Canada’s world junior hockey team who are charged with sexual assault in a 2018 incident in London, Ont., have chosen to be tried by a jury. Dillon Dube, Carter Hart, Michael McLeod, Cal Foote and Alex Formenton were charged with sexual assault last month. McLeod is also facing […]