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March 19, 2018 5:40 PM London, Ont., fire chief retires amid allegations of departmentwide harassment

In the reports, which do not name John Kobarda specifically, firefighters allege that they are shouted at or discriminated against by superiors, and punished for standing up for their colleagues. LONDON, Ont.—A fire chief in southwestern Ontario has retired amid allegations that his department was plagued by a culture of harassment and retaliation 6

March 19, 2018 2:19 AM Syracuse continues unlikely March Madness run with win over Michigan State

After barely making tournament, Orange are through to the Sweet 16 “It’s one of those shots you shoot as a kid,” he said softly. “I just came up short.” The Spartans came up short, long and wide all afternoon and didn’t make a basket in the last 5:41. The Orange forced the Spartans (30-5) to settle for three-pointers all afternoon and it worked brilliantly 7

March 17, 2018 6:16 AM No. 16 UMBC knocks off No. 1 Virginia in a March Madness stunner

“These are the moments that you dream of,” Lyles said. “It’s always exciting to make history.” Chaminade’s 77-72 stunner over Ralph Sampson and then No. 1-ranked Cavaliers in 1982 in Hawaii was generally considered the most remarkable upset in college basketball. But that was the regular season. “Unbelievable — it’s really all you can say,” UMBC coach 6

March 16, 2018 2:00 PM Bitcoin pop culture moment fades as craze attracts regulators

The 2018 lull shows just how quickly investment fads can come and go. Online searches for “bitcoin” fell 82 per cent from December highs, according to Google Trends. Tweets that mention the coin peaked Dec. 7, at 155,600, and are now down to about 63,000, BitInfoCharts says. And the number of bitcoin transactions is off 60 per cent from its record on Dec. 13, according 9

March 15, 2018 7:50 PM 2026 World Cup bid includes Edmonton, Montreal, Toronto

The North American bid for the 2026 World Cup includes 23 candidate host cities, including Edmonton, Montreal and Toronto. FIFA will select up to 16 host cities from the list of 23 if the so-called unified bid gets the nod over Morocco at the FIFA Congress in June. The potential host cities were announced in advance of the final bid submission from Canada 9

March 14, 2018 6:16 PM Men’s curling world championship returns to Alberta as Lethbridge named 2019 host

The World Curling Federation and Curling Canada issued a joint statement Wednesday confirming the 2019 event will be held at the ENMAX Centre in Lethbridge from March 30-April 7. Canada will be represented at the tournament by the winner of the 2019 Tim Hortons Brier in Brandon, Man. It’s the fourth time the men’s championship will be hosted in Alberta 8

March 13, 2018 7:59 PM Kathy Griffin's North American comeback tour to start in Canada

The comedian will launch her tour with 4 Canadian dates following Trump photo backlash Beleaguered comedian Kathy Griffin is launching her North American comeback on the stages of Canada. The insult comic and celebrity gossip hound — who became embroiled in controversy after posing in a photo holding a fake severed head that shared a likeness with U.S. President 15

March 13, 2018 12:41 AM 'Uncontrolled party' in rented West Vancouver home leaves 14-year-old and parents on the hook for damage

Police say officers at the scene had 'basically swarms of teenagers leaving the house' A 14-year-old girl and her family are on the hook for thousands of dollars after a party the teen held at a rented house got out of control. The girl had rented the house online using her parents' card, which they did not authorize. West Vancouver police said they were called 34

March 11, 2018 11:52 PM Calgary holds off Ryerson to claim 1st U Sports men's basketball title

Lady Ravens complete statement season with blowout over Huskies in final The Calgary Dinos have won their first U Sports men's basketball title. David Kapinga had 25 points as the No. 2 Dinos held on to beat the No. 5 Ryerson Rams 79-77 on Sunday in the championship game. Calgary was ahead 39-30 at the break and led by as much as 12 before Ryerson attempted 4

March 11, 2018 10:12 PM Montreal seniors’ resident holds birthday party for its 20 centenarians

The residence held a birthday party for its centenarians, including nine who will hit the hundred-year mark in 2018. MONTREAL—A seniors’ residence in Montreal is celebrating as 20 of its residents are set to turn 100 years old or more this year. The residence held a birthday party today for its centenarians, including nine who will hit the hundred-year 12