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July 11, 2018 10:46 PM Companies building Eglinton Crosstown LRT sue Metrolinx for breach of contract

In a five-page notice of action filed with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on Tuesday, Crosslinx claims it’s owed compensation because it has incurred damages and increased costs as a result of Metrolinx’s failure to live up to the project’s contract. The notice doesn’t specify how much the consortium believes it’s owed. Crosslinx is also seeking 9

July 10, 2018 6:47 PM Ottawa to spend $70 million on Atlantic health information service

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I.—The federal government will spend up to $70 million to create a new electronic health prescription service across Atlantic Canada. The money will be invested by Canada Health Infoway, an independent, not-for-profit organization that promotes digital health solutions across Canada. The plan is to modernize the management of health information 10

July 10, 2018 2:34 PM Kerber, Ostapenko to meet in Wimbledon semifinal

LONDON—Angelique Kerber reached her third Wimbledon semifinal after converting her seventh match point to beat Daria Kasatkina 6-3, 7-5 on Tuesday, setting up a meeting with former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko. Ostapenko became the first Latvian woman to make the last four at the All England Club with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Dominika Cibulkova 9

July 6, 2018 6:54 PM Argos' James Franklin looks to lead Toronto out of early funk after Ricky Ray injury

The future starts now for the winless Toronto Argonauts, with James Franklin at the helm instead of talismanic veteran Ricky Ray. And as luck would have it, Franklin will make his first start as an Argo this weekend against his former team, the Edmonton Eskimos. Just to add some extra spice, Saturday’s contest at BMO Field is the first half of a home-and-away 28

July 6, 2018 2:05 PM Donald Trump makes 100 false claims for second consecutive week

After shattering his old record by uttering an astonishing 103 false claims two weeks ago, an average of 14.7 per cent, Trump delivered precisely 100 false claims last week, an average of 14.3 per day. As usual, part of the explanation for the barrage of lies and other dishonesty was simply that Trump talked a lot. He tends to make more false claims 34

June 28, 2018 1:07 AM B.C. First Nation plans emergency meeting as moose population dwindles

Tsilhqot'in chiefs set to meet on July 10 say moose populations have declined dramatically in the Cariboo region over the last two decades, threatening the First Nation's food supply and its Aboriginal rights to social, sustenance and ceremonial food sources. The chiefs say in a news release that last year's wildfires, including the Plateau complex of fires 13

June 27, 2018 5:40 PM Global chemical weapons watchdog gets authority to assign blame for illegal attacks

BRUSSELS — Member nations of the global chemical weapons watchdog voted Wednesday to give the organization the authority to apportion blame for illegal attacks, expanding its powers following a bitter dispute pitting between Britain and its western allies against Russia and Syria. The 82-24 vote provided the necessary two-thirds majority to enlarge the purview 14

June 27, 2018 12:11 PM Time and place for Putin-Trump summit set, Kremlin adviser says

MOSCOW — A foreign affairs adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Moscow and Washington have agreed on the date and location for a summit of Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump. Presidential adviser Yuri Ushakov made the announcement after a meeting in Moscow between Putin and U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton. The time, venue 9

June 24, 2018 2:42 AM Argonauts lose Ricky Ray and home opener to Stampeders

The Argonauts had more than a loss to the Calgary Stampeders on their minds after Saturday night’s Grey Cup rematch at BMO Field. Argos star quarterback Ricky Ray was taken to hospital after he was carted off the field with a suspected neck injury in the third quarter. Ray faked a handoff when Stampeders defensive linemen Ja’Gared Davis and Cordarro 10

June 21, 2018 7:06 PM Michael Thompson broke city council code of conduct, report concludes

Toronto’s economic development chair broke the city council’s code of conduct by “going to bat” for a longtime developer friend, the integrity commissioner ruled in a report released Thursday. Valerie Jepson recommends Michael Thompson’s council colleagues reprimand him, officially note he broke the rules and tell him to cease providing assistance to Albert 14