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June 12, 2018 10:05 PM Washington Capitals have tough off-season ahead before they can defend title

Inexperience was considered this team’s greatest flaw going into the season, but the development of its youth could results in an even better position next year. Rookies Jakub Vrana, Chandler Stephenson and Christian Djoos all played the majority of the post-season and are expected to improve in sophomore campaigns. Centre Evgeny Kuznetsov solidified 10

June 12, 2018 8:59 PM Toronto will charge manufacturers to join blue-bin program

Manufacturers of currently nonrecyclable items like coffee pods will have to pay if they want their products accepted into the city’s recycling system, according to a staff proposal adopted by the city’s public works and infrastructure committee Tuesday. But the general manager of solid waste management services says the city likely won’t add any new items 7

June 3, 2018 4:49 PM Sick whale with dozens of plastic bags in stomach dies

Pilot whale vomited up 5 bags, but later died with 80 bags still inside About 80 plastic bags were found in the stomach of a small male pilot whale that died in Thailand after a five-day effort to save it, marine officials said on Sunday. The whale was discovered last Monday in a canal in the southern province of Songkhla and received treatment from a team of veterinarians 57

June 1, 2018 2:15 PM Andrea Horwath campaigns in Kathleen Wynne’s backyard

On Wednesday, Wynne took her campaign to Hamilton Centre to stump directly against her NDP rival. In the wake of a Globe and Mail investigation that former Liberal cabinet minister Glen Murray, who retired from Wynne’s government last summer, pressured the then mayor of Caledon in 2013 to back a Bolton property development, Horwath promised action if elected 12

May 20, 2018 4:01 PM Johnny Manziel has 1st practice with Tiger-Cats

Former Heisman Trophy winner draws a crowd It hasn't taken long to see Johnny Manziel's impact with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Roughly 200 fans took in the opening day of the CFL team's training camp at Ron Joyce Stadium, which also happened to be Manziel's first practice with the Ticats after signing with the club Saturday. And although the Ticats sold roughly 16

April 26, 2018 12:12 AM Thousands raised through #TorontoStrong, GoFundMe campaigns to help van victims

In the wake of tragedy, people are rallying together to support the victims and their families. Islamic Relief Canada has also launched a campaign for victims of the rampage and has raised more than $6,000. The campaign states that it will also be passing along the money raised to the #TorontoStrong fund. “We are working closely with the Toronto Foundation 22

April 8, 2018 4:00 AM In Ontario, get ready for a grudge match

Kathleen Wynne and Doug Ford believe in their bones that their view for Ontario’s future is the right one. Neither can understand the perspective of the other. These are very difficult campaigns for incumbent governments because not only are voters not listening to the new ideas and policies the government is campaigning on, they dismiss messaging that suggests 19

April 4, 2018 7:29 PM Facebook says more than 620,000 Canadians had data ‘improperly shared’ with Cambridge Analytica

In total, Facebook believes that 85 million users — mostly in the United States — had their personal information shared with Cambridge Analytica, the U.K.-based firm with ties to both the Trump presidential campaign and Brexit. OTTAWA—More than 600,000 Canadian Facebook users had their personal information harvested by Cambridge Analytica, the political 23

March 28, 2018 10:00 AM Jagmeet Singh's brother Gurratan shares passion for politics, is seeking NDP seat in Ontario

When Jagmeet Singh left the Ontario legislature to take over the federal NDP, he left a vacancy that his brother is now hoping to fill. Gurratan Singh announced Monday he is seeking the NDP nomination in Brampton East for the province's upcoming spring election. Gurratan Singh, the younger brother of federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, is trying to keep a seat at the Ontario 18

March 24, 2018 1:32 PM U.K. information watchdog assessing evidence from raid on Cambridge Analytica offices

LONDON—Britain’s information regulator says it is assessing evidence gathered from a raid on the office of data firm Cambridge Analytica, carried out as part of an investigation into alleged misuse of personal information by political campaigns and social media companies. More than a dozen investigators from the Information Commissioner’s Office entered 23