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Why an eastern Ontario township is turning to volunteers to build infrastructureThe township of North Frontenac is turning to a volunteering concept known as "
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The township of North Frontenac is turning to a volunteering concept known as "contributionism" to help build community projects and improve the local economy. Contributionism was coined by South African author Michael Tellinger in his book Ubuntu... Read more
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Oilers hire Paul Coffey as skills development coachEDMONTON — The Oilers have hired former Edmonton star and Hockey Hall of Fame i
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 8 hours ago
EDMONTON — The Oilers have hired former Edmonton star and Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Paul Coffey as a skills development coach. The team announced the hiring Sunday in a release. Coffey, who played over 21 seasons in the NHL, won four Stanley... Read more
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Amazon would have been welcome, say Canadian tech sector CEOs whose cities were snubbedfears they would have seen increased competition for scarce skilled talent. Th
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fears they would have seen increased competition for scarce skilled talent. They say the American online giant's promised contribution of $5 billion in construction and up to 50,000 high-paying jobs would have been good for their city's economy and... Read more
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How Canadian NBA players are faring at the midseason markthat Paul Millsap would require surgery on his left wrist in late November, all
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 9 hours ago
that Paul Millsap would require surgery on his left wrist in late November, all eyes turned to Murray. The Kitchener, Ont., native struggled to start the season, shooting under 30 per cent from three and scarcely creating opportunities for his... Read more
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Less than half the people deported from Canada last year went voluntarilysay that Canada's immigration system has integrity, then attention to this back
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say that Canada's immigration system has integrity, then attention to this back-end problem is equally important as the front end," she said. The federal government, facing an influx of illegal border crossers, has been working to allay concerns... Read more
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Lowry continues push for all-star game vs. WolvesWhen the lineups were announced this game seemed like a likely win for Toronto.
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 19 hours ago
When the lineups were announced this game seemed like a likely win for Toronto. For Toronto, Fred VanVleet returned after missing the last two games with a right knee contusion. Things started well for Toronto with five assists on its first six... Read more
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Maple Leafs get swagger back in comeback win over SenatorsKANATA, ONT. – Another blown lead. Another short-handed goal with the first pow
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 22 hours ago
KANATA, ONT. – Another blown lead. Another short-handed goal with the first power-play unit on the ice. Frederik Andersen’s pointed words at his teammates were both heard and adhered to Saturday night, when the Toronto Maple Leafs snapped their... Read more
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Carrick caps 3rd period comeback, Maple Leafs beat SenatorsOTTAWA — Veteran Patrick Marleau didn’t have to score to spark Toronto’s comeba
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 22 hours ago
OTTAWA — Veteran Patrick Marleau didn’t have to score to spark Toronto’s comeback. Toronto went into the second intermission down 3-1, and got an earful from Marleau in the locker room before returning to the ice for the final 20 minutes. "When... Read more
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Late Effort Not Enough as #12 MHKY Falls at #20 Michigan, 3their lead on the power-play midway through the first period as Dexter Dancs fi
GoPSUsports.com / Posted 22 hours ago
their lead on the power-play midway through the first period as Dexter Dancs finished off a feed from Joe Cecconi out front of the crease for the 2-0 lead at 9:47. Midway through the second period, Penn State had its best chance as just after a... Read more
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Remembering the time I met my hero, Danny Gallivanthe greatest announcer to ever pick up a mic or put on a head set: Danny Galliv
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the greatest announcer to ever pick up a mic or put on a head set: Danny Gallivan. Gallivan was the voice of the iconic Montreal Canadiens teams of the 1970s that I cheered for during my Golden Age of hockey. I was between the ages of about 10... Read more
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Young filmmakers, homeless seniors form unlikely bondFifteen aspiring young filmmakers from Brampton, Ont., formed an unlikely bond
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Fifteen aspiring young filmmakers from Brampton, Ont., formed an unlikely bond with a group of homeless seniors in their community. They were trying something they’d never done before: making films to spread awareness about homelessness. Over seven... Read more
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Canadians rally with a new focus on women in politicspeople, many sporting pink hats. "It was really a feeling of being at a festiv
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people, many sporting pink hats. "It was really a feeling of being at a festival," Bingham, who lives in Kitchener, Ont., said in an interview this week. At the march, she waded through the tightly packed crowd toward the stage and heard... Read more
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Matthews: Andersen’s message marks ‘tipping point’ for Maple LeafsKANATA, ONT. – A deafening message from the mouth of the softest-spoken player
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 2 days ago
KANATA, ONT. – A deafening message from the mouth of the softest-spoken player on the team. As seasoned coach Mike Babcock has seen so often, things have to get worse before they can get better. The screaming from the bench, the callouts in the... Read more
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Freeze it and they will come: unique skating trail a 'dream coming true' for creatoryour skates, Ottawa: a new skating trail that winds its way through an old grow
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
your skates, Ottawa: a new skating trail that winds its way through an old growth apple orchard is now open near Metcalfe, Ont., about 30 kilometres southeast of Ottawa. "It's untouched. It's natural. These trees have just grown on their own over... Read more
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Quick Shifts: Mike Babcock loves the media gameweek of hockey, serious and less so, and rolling four lines deep. 1. You proba
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 2 days ago
week of hockey, serious and less so, and rolling four lines deep. 1. You probably know Mike Babcock is hockey’s longest-contracted and highest-paid coach. He has five and a half more seasons of fan and media scrutiny ahead of him in Toronto. So,... Read more
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Tim Hortons franchise owners tell workers to blame Wynne for benefit cuts and to 'not vote Liberal'A staff memo written by a couple of Tim Hortons franchise owners in Whitby, Ont
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
A staff memo written by a couple of Tim Hortons franchise owners in Whitby, Ont., blames cuts to employee benefits on the Ontario government and its minimum wage hike. The notice also suggests employees contact Premier Kathleen Wynne if they have... Read more
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What we know about the suspect in the disappearances from Toronto's Gay VillageThe arrest of a 66-year-old landscaper in the presumed deaths of two gay men, w
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
The arrest of a 66-year-old landscaper in the presumed deaths of two gay men, who disappeared from downtown Toronto last year, stunned many in the city's LGBT community when the news broke on Thursday. Bruce McArthur, of Toronto, faces two counts of... Read more
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What really happens to old clothes dropped in those in-store recycling binsin landfills — which amounts to more than 11 billion kilograms a year.Business
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in landfills — which amounts to more than 11 billion kilograms a year.Business model to blame? Claudia Marsales, Markham, Ont.'s senior manager of waste and environmental management, says the city north of Toronto banned textiles from its... Read more
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Canucks' Bo Horvat medically cleared to travel, practicesince fracturing his foot on Dec. 5, they did say that he would return to the l
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 3 days ago
since fracturing his foot on Dec. 5, they did say that he would return to the lineup soon. Friday’s game against the Edmonton Oilers marks the first of back-to-back games the Canucks will play on the road. They play the Winnipeg Jets on... Read more
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​Man charged after allegedly shooting girl with Q-Tips fired from a BB gunA 25-year-old Bancroft, Ont., man is facing charges after allegedly shooting a
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
A 25-year-old Bancroft, Ont., man is facing charges after allegedly shooting a young girl with a BB gun loaded with Q-Tips. Police say the accused was living with his girlfriend and her children in Kingston, Ont., last year, but after allegations of... Read more
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Eric Lindros to have No. 88 retired by Flyers with Maple Leafs in townretire Big E's No. 88 and raise his jersey to the rafters Thursday at the Wells
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retire Big E's No. 88 and raise his jersey to the rafters Thursday at the Wells Fargo Center before playing host to the Toronto Maple Leafs shortly after 8 p.m. ET. ​"It's going to be exciting," Lindros, 44, told Postmedia Network this week. "I... Read more
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Australian Open: Bouchard ousted by top-seed Halep22nd seed Milos Raonic was stunned by unseeded Lukas Lacko of Slovakia in four
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
22nd seed Milos Raonic was stunned by unseeded Lukas Lacko of Slovakia in four sets in the opening round. The Thornhill, Ont., resident, who is coming off an injury-filled season, had reached at least the quarterfinals in Melbourne Park the last... Read more
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'Insanity' to allow nuclear waste storage near Ottawa River, Indigenous groups sayIndigenous groups say a plan to store nuclear waste near the Ottawa River in ea
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
Indigenous groups say a plan to store nuclear waste near the Ottawa River in eastern Ontario is "insanity" and want the federal government to intervene. Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, a private company, wants a 10-year licence to keep running the... Read more
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Why 2 London, Ont., school boards pulled funding for a gay prom musicalTwo school boards in London, Ont., have pulled their financial backing of a pla
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
Two school boards in London, Ont., have pulled their financial backing of a play about a gay student's fight to take his boyfriend to the prom, CBC News has learned. Prom Queen: The Musical is based on the story of Marc Hall, a gay teenager who won... Read more
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Groups opposed to new nuclear licence march in OttawaLaboratories gets the 10-year licence the private consortium wants to keep runn
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
Laboratories gets the 10-year licence the private consortium wants to keep running the Chalk River nuclear labs in eastern Ontario, approval of a proposed nuclear waste site won't be far behind. Hendrickson will be among the concerned citizens,... Read more
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Genie Bouchard falls in straight sets to Simona Halep22nd seed Milos Raonic was stunned by unseeded Lukas Lacko of Slovakia in four
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 3 days ago
22nd seed Milos Raonic was stunned by unseeded Lukas Lacko of Slovakia in four sets in the opening round. The Thornhill, Ont., resident, who is coming off an injury-filled season, had reached at least the quarterfinals in Melbourne Park the last... Read more
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How Rogers employees say they are coached to upsell you"high pressure" and geared to make a sale with every customer. An employee who
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
"high pressure" and geared to make a sale with every customer. An employee who worked at a Rogers call centre in Brampton, Ont., for four years before leaving in 2015 says he and his colleagues were instructed not to mention cancellation fees from... Read more
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Groups opposed to new nuclear licence to march in OttawaLaboratories gets the 10-year licence the private consortium wants to keep runn
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
Laboratories gets the 10-year licence the private consortium wants to keep running the Chalk River nuclear labs in eastern Ontario, approval of a proposed nuclear waste site won't be far behind. Hendrickson will be among the concerned citizens,... Read more
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Minister uses profanity as he criticizes companies' excuses not to hire diverse leadersBains used profanity as he criticized the lack of diversity in corporate leader
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
Bains used profanity as he criticized the lack of diversity in corporate leadership positions to a group of Windsor, Ont., law students on Wednesday. "One of the issues I hear from people is 'Well, we just don't have the people. We don't... Read more
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Ty Smith named captain of Team Orr for Top Prospects GameBy Spokane Chiefs SPOKANE, Wash. / TORONTO, Ont. – Spokane Chiefs’ defenseman
KHQ Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
By Spokane Chiefs SPOKANE, Wash. / TORONTO, Ont. – Spokane Chiefs’ defenseman Ty Smith has been named captain of Team Orr at the upcoming 2018 Sherwin-Williams Top Prospects Game in Guelph, Ontario, as announced by the Canadian Hockey League on... Read more
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Wynne Liberals bring in new blood with cabinet shuffleOntario Premier Kathleen Wynne is trying to raise the profile of three backbenc
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is trying to raise the profile of three backbenchers by promoting them to cabinet less than four months before the election campaign begins. The shuffle is prompted by three of Wynne's veteran cabinet ministers... Read more
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Canada baseball notebook: Jim Henderson considering run at MLBTORONTO – Canadian right-hander Jim Henderson is considering another run at the
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 4 days ago
TORONTO – Canadian right-hander Jim Henderson is considering another run at the big leagues, buoyed by a restorative summer off and a brief stint with Aguilas de Zulia in Venezuela’s winter league. The Calgary right-hander last pitched in the majors... Read more
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Hidden black hole caught flinging star back and forth in distant clusterclusters are ancient — nearly 10 billion years old (our universe is thought to
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
clusters are ancient — nearly 10 billion years old (our universe is thought to be about 13.8 billion years old). They contain tens of thousands or even millions of stars in a tight sphere. Our own galaxy is home to more than 150, though some... Read more
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Canadians R.J. Barrett, Simisola Shittu named McDonald's All-AmericansThe 2018 McDonald’s All-American Game will be getting an injection of maple syr
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 4 days ago
The 2018 McDonald’s All-American Game will be getting an injection of maple syrup. Mississauga, Ont.’s R.J. Barrett and Burlington, Ont., native Simisola Shittu have been named McDonald’s All-Americans. Announced on Tuesday, Barrett and Shittu join... Read more
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Penguins' Matt Murray out indefinitely after passing of fatherMurray left the Penguins on Friday to attend to what was called “a personal mat
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 4 days ago
Murray left the Penguins on Friday to attend to what was called “a personal matter” back at his home in Thunder Bay, Ont. The 23-year-old is 15-12-1 this season, with a 2.93 goals-against average and .903 save rate. Tristan Jarry will be expected... Read more
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CBC.ca
Cannabis cross-breeds sow uncertainty for pot buyersthey have on the user." Cole Cacciavillani, co-founder of Aphria Inc., inspect
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
they have on the user." Cole Cacciavillani, co-founder of Aphria Inc., inspects a crop of cannabis buds. Leamington, Ont.-based Aphria is one of Canada's largest growers of medicinal cannabis. (Susan Ormiston/CBC) THC levels, which indicate... Read more
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Cannabis cross-breeds sow uncertainty for pot buyersthey have on the user." Cole Cacciavillani, co-founder of Aphria Inc., inspect
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
they have on the user." Cole Cacciavillani, co-founder of Aphria Inc., inspects a crop of cannabis buds. Leamington, Ont.-based Aphria is one of Canada's largest growers of medicinal cannabis.(Susan Ormiston/CBC)THC levels, which indicate the... Read more
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Let's keep some perspective here — one false story does not mean Islamophobia doesn't existThe small bit of good news in the update from Toronto police Monday about an al
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
The small bit of good news in the update from Toronto police Monday about an alleged attack on an 11-year-old girl, which we now know did not happen, is that there is one fewer victim of Islamophobia in Canada. The report was false: an elementary... Read more
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Canadian Shapovalov out of Australian Open after final-set collapsein three hours 37 minutes. He smashed nine aces and converted on 3-of-8 break p
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in three hours 37 minutes. He smashed nine aces and converted on 3-of-8 break points. The 18-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ont., was making his Australian Open debut — the first major of the year. Shapovalov got out to a good start and had an... Read more
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Blues' Vince Dunn burns childhood-favourite Maple LeafsAbout an hour (game time) after Tuesday’s puck drop, the 21-year-old Mississaug
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 4 days ago
About an hour (game time) after Tuesday’s puck drop, the 21-year-old Mississauga, Ont., native found himself in the eye of a great, swirling group hockey-hug hurricane, his St. Louis Blues mates smothering the local boy in joy as he snapped the... Read more
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Anthony Bennett isn't giving up on his NBA dreamsAnthony Bennett has experienced peaks and valleys that many professional basket
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
Anthony Bennett has experienced peaks and valleys that many professional basketball players have not. The Brampton, Ont., native parlayed a strong season at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas — where he drew comparisons to former UNLV standout and... Read more
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How hockey refereeing taught Ron MacLean a greater purposeOn Jan. 2, I went to a rink in Oakville, Ont., for a scheduled men’s league hoc
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 5 days ago
On Jan. 2, I went to a rink in Oakville, Ont., for a scheduled men’s league hockey game. I’m strictly a player these days, but for 23 years in the prime of my life I was a referee. I stopped officiating a few years ago when age and work-related... Read more
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Air Canada flight diverted to Thunder Bay, Ont., so police can remove 'unruly' passengerA traveller onboard an Air Canada flight from Edmonton to Toronto says he was s
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
A traveller onboard an Air Canada flight from Edmonton to Toronto says he was surprised to see police officers remove a passenger from the plane after it was diverted to Thunder Bay, Ont., last Friday. Alan Bell told CBC News that on Jan. 12, his... Read more
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Australian Open: Bouchard advances, Raonic stunnedLukas Lacko of Slovakia 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Tuesday in the first roun
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
Lukas Lacko of Slovakia 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Tuesday in the first round of the Grand Slam event. The Thornhill, Ont., product is coming off an injury-filled season that saw his ranking drop to No. 24 from a career-high of No. 3 in... Read more
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Liberals hope new national youth initiative will build a 'culture of service'to "instil a culture of service" among young people, recalling how, as the dire
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
to "instil a culture of service" among young people, recalling how, as the director of a homeless shelter in Thunder Bay, Ont., there was often a concern about the lack of young people involved. "Young people may not have considered volunteering... Read more
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Minimum wage increases will prove the power of capitalism to adjust to change: Don Pittisthat instead of raising the minimum wage, governments should use tax money to t
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
that instead of raising the minimum wage, governments should use tax money to top up low wages, allowing businesses to continue employing just as many workers. That idea would horrify a lot of pro-market economists. But Robson had another... Read more
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'In the dark': Canadian eyed by CSIS blocked from visiting dying father in U.S.from young Muslim men. It believes many people with complaints likely don't com
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
from young Muslim men. It believes many people with complaints likely don't come forward. What the man does know is that months before being refused entry to the U.S., he'd returned home from a two-year trip teaching English and studying Arabic in... Read more
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Milos Raonic stunned in first round of Australian Open by Lukas LackoLukas Lacko of Slovakia 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Tuesday in the first roun
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 5 days ago
Lukas Lacko of Slovakia 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Tuesday in the first round of the Grand Slam event. The Thornhill, Ont., product is coming off an injury-filled season that saw his ranking drop to No. 24 from a career-high of No. 3 in... Read more
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Former NBA players finding front office opportunities in G LeagueMISSISSAGUA— Tucked into a courtside seat at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga,
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 6 days ago
MISSISSAGUA— Tucked into a courtside seat at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga, Ont., Allan Houston, who helped lead the New York Knicks to the NBA Finals in 1999 under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden, is watching his current team, the... Read more
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Australian Open: Shapovalov cruises past Tsitsipas in straight setsStefanos Tsitsipas on Monday. It's the first main-draw win at the Australian O
CBC.ca / Posted 6 days ago
Stefanos Tsitsipas on Monday. It's the first main-draw win at the Australian Open for the 18-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ont. Shapovalov won 57 per cent of his first service points and converted on 5-of-8 break points. He also had nine aces and... Read more
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