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April 24, 2018 4:07 PM U.S. veteran who survived blast receives unusual penis transplant

Patient, who asked to remain anonymous, is expected to recover urinary and, eventually, sexual function A U.S. veteran who lost his genitals from a blast in Afghanistan has received the world's most extensive penis transplant, and doctors say he is recovering well and expected to leave the hospital this week. Saying they wanted to address "an unspoken 14

April 19, 2018 1:56 PM Erin Popovich, wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, dies at 67

“She was a strong, wonderful, kind, intelligent woman who provided love, support and humour to all of us,” Spurs general manager said in a statement. SAN ANTONIO — The wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has died. She was 67. The Spurs confirmed Erin Popovich’s death Wednesday. The team didn’t provide further details. “We mourn the loss of Erin,” Spurs 15

April 17, 2018 8:28 PM Flames fire head coach Glen Gulutzan, assistants after disappointing year

Calgary missed playoffs with 37-35-10 record The Calgary Flames fired head coach Glen Gulutzan on Tuesday after two years with the club. Assistant coaches Dave Cameron and Paul Jerrard were also relieved of their duties. Gulutzan led the Flames to the playoffs in his first season in Calgary, eventually being swept by the Anaheim Ducks. But the club missed 11

April 17, 2018 5:50 PM Females get top billing at National Canadian Film Day 2018

NCFD screening events happening nationwide Wednesday now number 850, including 100 in the GTA, and this year there’s a big emphasis on female filmmakers and stories told by Canadian women, now and in decades past. “The Future is Female,” as the popular slogan goes, but the fifth edition of Reel Canada’s National Canadian Film Day is showing how that affirmation 15

April 16, 2018 9:26 PM Trump businesses made millions off of Republican groups, report says

The spending, thought to be much higher, went to the U.S. president’s airplanes, hotels, golf courses and bottled-water company. Before he was sworn into office, Trump eschewed calls to fully separate from his business interests. Instead he put his holdings in a trust designed to hold assets for his “exclusive benefit,” which he can receive at any time without 16

April 16, 2018 12:12 PM Justin Trudeau discusses Mali peacekeeping mission with Michaelle Jean

Former Canadian governor general Michaelle Jean thanked Canada for agreeing to send forces to Mali, which is a former French colony and current member of the Francophonie, adding: “The Sahel region, for Mali and for all of us, is a question of high importance.” She went on to thank Canada for agreeing to send forces to Mali, which is a former French 12

April 13, 2018 6:15 PM Convicted killer Paul Bernardo facing weapons possession charge

Bernardo was reportedly found with a homemade shank made from a screw and pen on Feb. 9. Schoolgirl killer and serial rapist Paul Bernardo has been charged with one count of possession of a weapon, says a spokesperson for the Ministry of the Attorney General. The 53-year-old made a video appearance in a Napanee, Ont., courtroom Friday. He is serving 16

April 12, 2018 9:15 PM Eglinton Crosstown construction site shut down after resident complains about workers smoking pot

Metrolinx describes incident as “shocking” and “completely irresponsible” Metrolinx spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins called the incident “shocking.” “It was completely irresponsible, against all of our fit-for-duty policies and our commitment to safety ... We expect our contractors to respond appropriately, immediately, and swiftly to any allegation like this. They must follow 9

April 11, 2018 1:20 AM Josh Donaldson could be first and foremost for the Jays

Justin Smoak is a solid player, but moving Donaldson to first could be a long-term solution. Ever since the Blue Jays’ first opening day in 1977, when Doug Ault slammed two home runs to help beat the White Sox at Exhibition Stadium, first base has been an important position to the team’s success. Ault was the primary Jays’ first baseman for just that one season 7

April 10, 2018 9:00 AM Supply teacher shortage wreaks havoc in schools across province

Toronto Catholic board sounds alarm on growing shortage, rising sick days, urges ministry to ‘take immediate action.’ The education ministry “will be responding shortly,” said spokesperson Derek Luk. He said Naidoo-Harris recently hosted a day-long symposium with dozens of education partners to discuss teacher supply and demand challenges and solutions 9