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August 13, 2018 4:38 PM Conservative MP Maxime Bernier criticizes Trudeau for promoting ‘ever more’ diversity

OTTAWA—Conservative MP Maxime Bernier is taking issue with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s oft-repeated message of diversity in Canada, calling it a form of “radical multiculturalism.” In a series of tweets published late Sunday, Bernier says he believes promoting too much diversity could have the effect of dividing Canada into “little tribes” that cause 5

August 13, 2018 12:36 AM Canada’s Bismark Boateng gets some vindication with relay gold at NACAC Championships

LONG JUMP LEGEND: While several top performers missed this weekend’s meet, two-time NCAA outdoor champion Marquis Dendy entered the long jump competition, then won it on his first attempt with a leap of 8.29 metres. Dendy entered Sunday’s competition with a long résumé. Two years ago, he jumped 8.26 to win a world indoor title, and this winter he won world 8

August 9, 2018 5:25 PM Hamilton’s Kia Nurse signs one-year deal with Australian basketball team

The 22-year-old guard from Hamilton is currently playing in her first season with the New York Liberty of the WNBA. She scored 20 points Monday in her first career start. Earlier this season she scored 34 points off the bench in a game against Indiana, setting franchise records for most points in a game by a rookie and most points by a reserve. The six-foot 12

August 9, 2018 2:05 PM Chelsea signs Kovacic on loan from Madrid

The 24-year-old Kovacic was part of Croatia’s run to the World Cup final, where it lost to France. Kovacic has been at Madrid since 2015, joining from Inter Milan. Chelsea has also sold a player — goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois — to Real Madrid. The Belgian was replaced by Kepa Arrizabalaga after Chelsea met the goalkeeper’s 80 million euro ($120 million) 6

August 8, 2018 5:28 PM Some vets forced to wait months for case manager, records show

Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino was warned in May that nearly 300 veterans had been waiting months for a case manager to help them gain access to support services. The warning, contained in internal documents obtained by the Citizen, was delivered as Fantino prepared to defend millions of dollars in Veterans Affairs Canada budget cuts. Veterans 22

August 6, 2018 11:00 PM A tee time tale of Johnson & Johnson

Unable to decide, they put J on the birth certificate and left the choice for later. Turns out, “J’’ sounded pretty good, so they stuck with that. And if Zach H. Johnson (The H stands for Harrison, his mother’s maiden name) hadn’t won the Masters (2007) and British Open (2015), would he be going by “Zach H” this week? Imagine Zach J. Johnson’s surprise 16

August 3, 2018 7:12 PM Groundbreaking Crazy Rich Asians instils hope among Asian-Americans

Keodara said his experience has driven him to fight back and he is now in the process of filing a class-action lawsuit against Grindr, a decision he made about a month ago. But the negative perception of Asian men as romantic partners is not limited to the LGBT community. In a 2014 study published by the dating site OkCupid, statistics showed that Asian 13

August 3, 2018 2:53 PM A hidden Amazon fortune: Jeff Bezos’ parents could be worth billions, a stake that could be worth $30 billion today

In 1995, Jackie and Mike Bezos plowed $245,573 into their son’s fledgling e-commerce website, according to a prospectus two years later. It was a big gamble, Mike Bezos, the stepfather of Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos, recalled onstage during a 2015 event at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. “I want you to know how risky this is,” the son told his parents 12

August 2, 2018 10:56 PM Is it Parkdale or Vegandale? Fight intensifies over neighbourhood’s identity

A battle over a neighbourhood’s identity is pitting some Parkdale residents against an emerging vegan movement in the area. Over this coming weekend, Vegandale, the branding used for a chain of vegan restaurants and retail businesses on a stretch of Queen St. between Dufferin and Brock, is holding a block party to celebrate the launch of new ventures 7

August 1, 2018 10:44 PM Quebec labour tribunal rules against worker alleging harassment after cat’s death

MONTREAL—A Quebec labour tribunal has sided with an employer who refused a woman’s request to work from home on the day her cat died. Chantal Dumais filed a complaint alleging she was forced to leave her job in 2015 due to various incidents of alleged psychological harassment. She says in an interview one example was when she wasn’t paid after staying 11