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January 10, 2019 2:14 AM Raptors adding to depth at guard with former Warrior Patrick McCaw

He would appear to be a solid fit for the Raptors, who can assume his minimum salary without any significant tax implications and who have a need for a promising backcourt player. Toronto waived guard Lorenzo Brown earlier this week and filling that hole with a proven NBA player makes sense, providing depth behind Kyle Lowry, Fred VanVleet, Norm Powell 125

January 8, 2019 3:48 PM Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash pleads guilty to all charges

The bus was travelling north on Highway 35 and the semi was westbound on Highway 335, which has a stop sign. A safety review of the rural crossroads done by a consulting firm for the Saskatchewan government was released last month. It said sight lines are a safety concern at the spot. A stand of trees, mostly on private property, obstructs the view of drivers 119

January 7, 2019 11:22 PM Adam Hadwin aims for Presidents Cup, return to PGA majors

With the Presidents Cup in his sights and high hopes to return to major championship fields, Adam Hadwin knows a strong start to 2019 is essential. The Abbotsford, B.C., golfer is in the field this week at the Sony Open in Hawaii — the first full-field event of the 2019 portion of the PGA Tour season — alongside fellow Canadians Mackenzie Hughes, Ben Silverman 154

December 24, 2018 10:00 AM Medicine is the real pot of gold for the cannabis industry

Politics, or geopolitics, will also determine Trudeau’s decisions in this debacle. Among the ideal options is to release Meng Wanzhou in exchange for freeing the Canadian nationals. And to grant Huawei, which employs about 500 people in its extensive Canadian R&D operations, the access it craves to Canada’s 5G network, provided Huawei share its technology 152

December 17, 2018 10:42 PM Some fine-tuning should help Toronto Raptors get to the next level

Much of the confusion and disruption is the result of injuries and absences for a variety of reasons, but coach Nick Nurse is still doing a lot of experimenting with groupings at this point in the season. They’ve yet to come up with a consistent rotation that staggers the playing time of key components like Leonard and Lowry to ensure one of them is on the court 133

December 14, 2018 6:53 PM Fresh start for Warriors extends to roster as Richardson focuses on local talent

After a new ownership group moved and rebranded Vancouver’s National Lacrosse League franchise, new general manager Dan Richardson was given a mandate to remake the entire roster. Canucks Sports and Entertainment bought the NLL’s Stealth in the off-season, moved them from the Langley Events Centre to Rogers Arena in downtown Vancouver and renamed them the Warriors 120

December 14, 2018 3:36 AM Game Centre: Lightning’s Vasilevskiy steals one from Maple Leafs

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 119

December 13, 2018 4:57 PM Teen, officers exchange gunfire at Indiana middle school

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 72

December 11, 2018 6:22 PM David Shoemaker named chief executive officer of Canadian Olympic Committee

“It is a dream job and a homecoming too, to be able to come back to Canada after spending so much time abroad in sport and be able to contribute to Team Canada.” Prior to joining the NBA, Shoemaker served as WTA president from 2009 to 2011. He was promoted to that position from Beijing where he’d spent almost two years heading up the WTA’s Asia-Pacific 148

December 2, 2018 7:47 PM Canadian boxer Adonis Stevenson in critical condition after knockout

The Montreal-based fighter was making his 10th title defence since winning the belt against Chad Dawson in 2013, and was ahead on points when he was stopped. The 31-year-old Gvozdyk improved to 16-0. The Ukrainian landed several solid blows at the beginning of the round, which left Stevenson faltering in the corner. Stevenson appeared to recover, but a second 92