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  • Game Centre: Lightning’s Vasilevskiy steals one from Maple Leafs

    December 14, 2018 3:36 AM 4

    As it turned out, here was the chief takeaway from Toronto’s 4-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning: Sometimes you get beat by a superior goaltender — or possibly, a super human. In this case it was Andrei Vasilevskiy, who announced his return from a 15-game injury absence with a monstrous 48-save performance in the crease. Toronto outshot the Lightning

  • Toronto council approves using 11 surplus properties for affordable housing

    December 13, 2018 6:21 PM 6

    Council unanimously approved using 11 city-owned surplus lands to try to build new affordable housing on Thursday. The vote followed a move by Mayor John Tory announcing the use of those city lands, what would contribute to the existing “Open Door” housing program started under Tory’s tenure last term. But it’s not yet clear how the lands will be developed

  • Tilray names several former politicians to international advisory board

    December 13, 2018 5:45 PM 5

    NANAIMO, B.C.—Pot producer Tilray Inc. has added some political heft to its international advisory board, including former foreign affairs ministers from around the world and former chairmen of the U.S. Democratic and Republican national committees. The inaugural members announced by the cannabis grower include former Canadian minister of foreign affairs

  • Canada’s envoy to China decries Huawei arrest as U.S.-inspired

    December 13, 2018 5:37 PM 6

    “The detention of Ms. Meng is not a mere judicial case, but a premeditated political action in which the United States wields its regime power to witch-hunt a Chinese high-tech company out of political consideration,” Lu said. “The reason behind all the bullying behaviours of the United States is that it pursues power politics against other countries

  • Toyota recalls some models from 2002 to 2004 for faulty airbag inflators

    December 13, 2018 5:36 PM 5

    Toyota Canada Inc. has issued a recall some older model Toyota and Lexus vehicles because of defective airbag inflators that could explode and hurl shrapnel at passengers. The company says the vehicles include certain 2003-2004 Corollas, 2002-2003 Sequoias, 2003 Tundras and 2002-2003 Lexus SCs that had previous been recalled and had the inflators replaced

  • Leafs can be measured against Bolts in more ways than one

    December 13, 2018 4:57 PM 4

    Tired of getting close but not close enough, the Tampa Bay Lightning are in it to win it. The Lightning – who host the Maple Leafs tonight at Amalie Arena -- are also an example of a roster that has been very, very good, for a long time and has yet to win the Stanley Cup. And while tonight’s game will be easily viewed as a measuring stick by the Leafs

  • Teen, officers exchange gunfire at Indiana middle school

    December 13, 2018 4:57 PM 5

    RICHMOND, IND.—A teenage suspect and police officers exchanged gunfire outside an eastern Indiana middle school Thursday morning before the boy ran inside and killed himself, authorities said. Indiana State Police Sgt. John Bowling said no one else at Dennis Intermediate School or any officers were injured during the shooting in Richmond, which is near the Indiana-Ohio

  • Toronto and Vancouver most ‘vulnerable’ to interest rate hikes, says CMHC

    December 13, 2018 3:45 PM 5

    Canadians living in two of the country’s largest cities may find themselves more “vulnerable” to interest rate increases as personal debt levels in Toronto and Vancouver continue to hit record-levels, warns a report by Canada Mortgage Housing Corp. The housing agency says the debt-to-income (DTI) ratio for those living in Vancouver climbed to 242 per cent in the second

  • French police try to catch Christmas market attack suspect dead or alive

    December 13, 2018 3:09 PM 4

    French authorities said that the suspect, born in Strasbourg, had run-ins with police starting at age 10 and his first conviction at age 13. Chekatt had been convicted 27 times, mostly in France but also in Switzerland and Germany, for crimes including armed robbery. He had been flagged for extremism and was on a watch list. French President Emmanuel

  • Transat AT beats profit expectations, moving ahead with hotel plans

    December 13, 2018 2:22 PM 5

    MONTREAL—Transat A.T. Inc. says it earned $7.8 million in its latest quarter, down from a year ago when its results were boosted by the sale of its interest in Ocean Hotels. The Montreal-based travel company says its fourth-quarter profit amounted to 21 cents per share for the quarter ended Oct. 31, compared with a profit of $148.1 million or $3.97 per share