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June 14, 2018 6:56 PM Ontario home prices expected to rise moderately

OTTAWA— The recent easing of home prices in Ontario isn’t expected to last long, thanks to solid economic growth projections and rising interest rates. The province will see “moderate” increases in home prices driven by the state of the province’s economy, the lack of ownership affordability and the balance between supply and demand, predicted the Canada 12

June 10, 2018 4:00 PM Canadian women's rugby team captures 7s bronze

Men's team falls to New Zealand in bronze final at World Series event in Paris Canada's women's rugby sevens team beat host France 17-10 on Sunday for the bronze medal at the HSBC Paris tournament while the Canadian men placed fourth after a 38-5 loss to New Zealand. Bianca Farella scored two tries and Ghislaine Landry and Charity Williams had the others 14

June 9, 2018 10:59 PM Justify captures Triple Crown with Belmont Stakes win

1st to achieve feat since American Pharoah in 2015 Justify and Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith captured the Triple Crown after successfully winning the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. Justify became horse racing's 13th Triple Crown winner and second since 2015. With the win, Bob Baffert became just the second trainer to win the Triple Crown twice. He did so in 2015 with American 18

June 9, 2018 10:31 PM Warriors still looking to grow after third NBA crown in four seasons

Houston probably isn’t going away and remember, the Rockets gave the Warriors all they wanted this season. Had Chris Paul not gotten hurt, who knows if the Warriors even win that Game 7 in Houston and take the West title. The East might be a wild race, with Toronto, Philadelphia and Boston probably all likely to enter the year thinking they have NBA final 10

June 8, 2018 11:08 PM Wonder Gadot, Telekinesis both running for spot in Queen’s Plate

Casse will send two solid entries postward at Woodbine Racetrack. Filly Wonder Gadot headlines the five-horse field in the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks while Telekinesis makes his Toronto oval debut in the $125,000 Plate Trial Stakes. Both aim to punch their tickets to the $1-million Queen’s Plate, the opening jewel of Canada’s Triple Crown on June 30 at Woodbine 11

June 8, 2018 1:19 PM Trump says he may pardon Muhammad Ali — but lawyer says it's 'unnecessary'

Boxing great's 1967 conviction was already reversed by Supreme Court in 1971 President Donald Trump says he may pardon another late heavyweight boxing champion — this time, Muhammad Ali, whose draft-evasion conviction was reversed 47 years ago. Ali, who died on June 3, 2016, refused to enter the military during the Vietnam War, declaring himself a conscientious 8

May 28, 2018 7:06 PM Elizabeth May pleads guilty to criminal contempt for pipeline protest

The Green Party leader must pay $1,500 fine for arrest at Kinder Morgan's Burnaby Mountain facility Green Party Leader Elizabeth May has pleaded guilty in B.C. Supreme Court to criminal contempt for her role in a Trans Mountain pipeline protest. The 63-year-old politician initially was ordered in court Monday morning to pay a $500 fine. Then Justice 25

May 15, 2018 2:59 PM Supreme Court orders new trial for Alberta parents convicted in meningitis death of toddler

7-judge panel agrees that the trial judge erred in instructions to jury Seven Supreme Court of Canada judges have agreed with the legal team of a former Alberta couple, Collet and David Stephan, that the original trial judge erred in instructions to the 2016 jury, who convicted the couple in the death of their toddler son. The decision was delivered 39

May 13, 2018 12:02 AM Netta Barzilai wins Eurovision Song Contest for Israel

There was a strong field of contestants at Eurovision 2018, which largely shed its traditional hallmarks of glitz and glitter in favour of a more restrained tone. LISBON, Portugal - Netta Barzilai has won the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest for Israel with her song "Toy." Barzilai, who was the favourite to win ahead of Saturday's Grand Final, saw off competition 18

May 12, 2018 9:30 PM Israel's Netta Barzilai wins Eurovision 2018

Popularity of contest led to inclusion of Israel and Australia among the performers Netta Barzilai has won the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest for Israel with her song Toy. Barzilai, who was the favourite to win ahead of Saturday's Grand Final, fended off competition from 42 other countries' performers to claim the music extravaganza's annual crown at a show in Lisbon 35