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Argos down Ticats 32-15 to give Trestman win in Toronto head coaching debut

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 6:57pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 7:30pm

TORONTO — Ricky Ray wasted no time excelling in Marc Trestman's offence.

Ray threw for a career-high 506 yards and a TD as Toronto beat the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 32-15 on...

Pride group in Taber says their flag was burned after previous one was stolen

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 5:52pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 7:00pm

TABER, Alta. — Organizers of a southern Alberta town's first Pride event say they'll raise a third rainbow flag after the first was stolen and the one they replaced it with was...

Osuna back on mound, finishes off Toronto's 8-2 win over KC

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 5:21pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 5:45pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Back on the mound, Roberto Osuna settled into his comfort zone.

The Toronto closer struck out three in a scoreless ninth inning a day after saying he...

"Happy Pride!": Trudeau attends Toronto parade absent of police floats

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 5:18pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 5:45pm

TORONTO — Thousands cheered on Toronto's annual Pride parade Sunday and waved rainbow flags, though continued debate over the exclusion of the city's police force swirled amid...

NB police arrest two people after report of gunshots

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 3:57pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 4:15pm

MONCTON, N.B. — Police in New Brunswick have arrested two people in connection with a shooting incident in downtown Moncton on Sunday.

Sgt. Andre Pepin of the Codiac...

Rising right whale death toll could be "catastrophic": marine biologist

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 3:28pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 4:00pm

MONCTON, N.B. — A marine mammal expert says the fate of a critically endangered species could hang in the balance with the death of six North Atlantic right whales found...

Veteran Ashley Steacy bows out as Canada finishes third in rugby sevens finale

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 3:12pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 3:45pm

CLERMONT FERRAND, France — Veteran Ashley Steacy ended her international rugby sevens career on a winning note Sunday as Canada thumped France 36-7 to win the bronze medal at...

Canada's Lance Stroll defies critics with impressive podium in Azerbaijan

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 2:24pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 3:00pm

BAKU, Azerbaijan — When the critics were speculating over how he got a seat in Formula One, teenager Lance Stroll simply ignored them.

The 18-year-old Canadian driver,...

Daniel Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Canada's Lance Stroll finishes third

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 2:06pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 2:45pm

BAKU, Azerbaijan — Canadian Lance Stroll wrote his name in Formula One's history books — and made countryman Jacques Villeneuve eat his words — all in the same race.


Van der Merwe makes Canada rugby history but still rues 28-28 draw with U.S.

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 1:52pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 2:15pm

TORONTO — After hobbling into the post-game interview room, co-captain DTH van der Merwe took little pleasure in making Canadian rugby history in a 28-28 tie with the United...

Erin Andrews, ex-NHL player Jarret Stoll marry in Montana

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 12:45pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 1:15pm

NEW YORK — Sportscaster Erin Andrews and former NHL player Jarret Stoll have tied the knot.

Publicists for Andrews confirm that the 39-year-old Fox Sports sideline...

U.S. coach helps out Toronto FC, leaving Altidore and Bradley more club time

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 12:21pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 2:00pm

TORONTO — Bruce Arena has given Toronto FC a helping hand in its Major League Soccer campaign.

The U.S. national team coach opted not to pluck captain Michael Bradley...