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July 27, 2018 6:49 PM Kevin Tway clubhouse leader in second round at RBC Canadian Open

Nick Taylor of Abbotsford, B.C., was the low Canadian after the morning round. He fired a 5-under 67 on Friday to move to 9 under at the $6.2-million (U.S.) PGA Tour event. “I hit it great off the tee, which set me up for a lot of short irons, and I gave myself a lot of chances,” said Taylor. “I actually missed a couple chances that I had on the back, as well, so I had a lot of chances 15

July 26, 2018 7:45 PM Garrigus bounces back to lead at the RBC Canadian Open

Adam Hadwin of Abbotsford, B.C., the top-ranked Canadian, fired a 2-under 70. Victoria’s Pat Fletcher, who was born in England, was the last Canadian to win the country’s national championship, claiming the event all the way back in 1954. Carl Keffer is the only Canadian-born champion, winning in 1909 and 1914. Thursday’s round was a nice bounce-back 13

July 25, 2018 11:44 PM Demi Lovato’s Echo Beach show cancelled in wake of overdose

A benefit concert that was to feature pop singer Demi Lovato at Toronto’s Echo Beach this weekend has been cancelled. RBC says tickets will automatically be refunded for Sunday’s RBCxMusic, which was to also include singer-songwriter Jason Mraz. Lovato was reportedly hospitalized for an overdose this week. A representative for the pop star said in a statement 17

July 25, 2018 9:27 PM It’s a two-sport day on the eve of the Canadian Open

Dustin Johnson pulled on the Edmonton Oilers jersey with “Gretzky 99” on the back, lined up his shot, and drove over the water and on to the green at No. 7 on Glen Abbey Golf Course. American through-and-through, the RBC Canadian Open is Johnson’s home tournament by marriage, with future father-in-law Wayne Gretzky growing up in nearby Brantford, Ont. But playing 22

July 20, 2018 3:09 PM This year could be Glen Abbey’s last as owners plan redevelopment for condos and offices

For over four decades, the Glen Abbey Golf Club has been synonymous with the Canadian Open. When the lone Canadian stop on the PGA Tour gets underway next week, it will mark the 30th time the venerable course in suburban Toronto has hosted the event. It might also be the last. Glen Abbey’s owner, ClubLink Corp., announced plans to redevelop the site last year and the future 10

May 16, 2018 6:27 PM Canadian manufacturing sales point to growth in overall economy, analysts say

OTTAWA—Canadian manufacturing sales rose a better-than-expected 1.4 per cent in March, as weakness in motor vehicle sales was more than offset by gains in the metals and aerospace industries, Statistics Canada reported Wednesday. Economists had expected an increase of 1.2 per cent, according to Thomson Reuters Eikon. Sales rose to $57.1 billion in March 19

April 5, 2018 5:24 PM Houses became more affordable for 1st time in over 2 years, says RBC, but there's a catch

Rising Toronto house prices, higher interest rates, and new regulations will weigh on affordability Buying a house became more affordable in Canada for the first time in more than two years in the last quarter of 2017, according to a new report from the Royal Bank of Canada, but the relief for buyers will likely not last. RBC's overall housing affordability 22

April 3, 2018 4:41 PM Albertans would be hardest hit by interest rate hikes, Royal Bank says

Households in Alberta will feel the most pressure from rising interest rates, because residents in the province carry the highest debt loads in the country, according to a new report from the Royal Bank of Canada. Households in Alberta will feel the most pressure from rising interest rates because residents in the province carry the highest debt loads 28

March 23, 2018 7:24 PM CRA audits just 5 Canadians out of hundreds of RBC Panama Papers accounts

Tax agency says it has informed other countries of dozens of foreigners it found in files Two years after it took aim at hundreds of Royal Bank clients exposed in the Panama Papers leak, the Canada Revenue Agency has decided just five cases require an audit. That's because most of the offshore accounts it unearthed ended up belonging to foreigners, the CRA says. The revenue 85

February 26, 2018 7:33 PM The Star’s Tanya Talaga wins RBC Taylor Prize for ‘Seven Fallen Feathers’

The $30,000 prize was awarded Monday to Talaga, who wrote the non-fiction book that traces the lives and deaths of several teens in northern Ontario. Toronto Star writer Tanya Talaga has won the $30,000 RBC Taylor Prize for Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City (House of Anansi Press). The book, which traces the lives 38