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August 15, 2018 9:10 PM Anne With an E gets a third season from CBC and Netflix

The second season of the show, inspired by Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic novel about an orphaned girl in Prince Edward Island, has already debuted internationally on Netflix to mostly glowing reviews. Season 2 continues to explore themes that were not overtly part of the book, including racism, feminism, bullying, gender parity and sexual identity 6

August 14, 2018 8:46 PM Tight races and tight collars as MLB hits stretch drive

The biggest prize of the trade deadline, Machado had disappointed in 24 games with his new team through Monday, batting .250 with a .733 OPS and just five RBIs. Machado will get hot, but it needs to be sooner rather than later as the team deals with bullpen problems (closer Kenley Jansen sidelined by an irregular heartbeat) and the struggles of all-star 6

August 13, 2018 2:16 PM IndyCar leader Scott Dixon signs extension with Ganassi

The New Zealand native has won the Indianapolis 500 and his 44 career victories trail only A.J. Foyt and Mario Andretti on the all-time win list. At 38, he’s leading the series in pursuit of his fifth IndyCar title. Dixon has three wins this season and leads Alexander Rossi by 46 points in the standings with four races remaining. “I think when you mention 9

August 13, 2018 12:36 AM Canada’s Bismark Boateng gets some vindication with relay gold at NACAC Championships

LONG JUMP LEGEND: While several top performers missed this weekend’s meet, two-time NCAA outdoor champion Marquis Dendy entered the long jump competition, then won it on his first attempt with a leap of 8.29 metres. Dendy entered Sunday’s competition with a long résumé. Two years ago, he jumped 8.26 to win a world indoor title, and this winter he won world 10

August 12, 2018 11:45 PM Bargain hunting for school supplies starts early

School supply lists are getting longer and parents can feel financially frazzled by the pressures of back-to-school shopping. The average Canadian family spent a whopping $890 on supplies and clothing, according to a recent survey by RetailMeNot Inc. Driving up those costs, which are double that spent five years ago, are tech items like software, tablets 12

August 12, 2018 11:39 PM New York City FC’s ends Toronto FC’s six-game unbeaten streak

It was Villa’s first game since June 24, also against TFC, following injury and suspension, and his eighth goal in eight appearances against Toronto. Giovinco pulled the home side level at 27 minutes, collecting a short pass from Vazquez outside the area and rifling a right-footed shot past Brad Stuver’s dive and into the bottom-left corner for his eighth 11

August 11, 2018 5:14 PM Theatre Review: Cowboy Versus Samurai is a sharp, funny debut for Calgary's newest theatre company

Travis (Mike Tan), a Korean-American English teacher, arrives in Breakneck, Wyoming carrying a few burdens. One, his heart has been broken, by a woman named Grace whose family didn’t want her to marry — a schoolteacher. Two, he’s attracted to Asian women and there’s none in Breakneck, although that’s about to change. And three, he has the same name as the looney 38

August 10, 2018 11:17 PM No-shows make the biggest splash on opening day of NACAC Championships

Not necessarily in the stands at Varsity Stadium, where organizers expect to attract bigger crowds on Saturday, when stars like Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Brown compete. But Friday’s competitions featured smaller-than-expected fields, as lineups — already depleted by elites who skipped the event entirely — experienced last-minute scratches. So the women’s 11

August 10, 2018 10:13 PM Battling one of the worst fire seasons, Ontario commits millions more to the fight

Dry conditions and frequent lightning have led to one of the province’s worst fire seasons, prompting the Ontario government to spend an extra $100 million to battle the blazes. “This is an additional amount of money to be injected into our fire system,” Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry Jeff Yurek told the Star in a telephone interview Friday 9

August 10, 2018 8:59 PM DeRozan to make his Toronto return in February

The Raptors will play 12 back-to-backs — down from 14 last season. They will appear on ESPN eight times in the United States and on TNT seven. The 15 U.S. national broadcasts are the most for the franchise since the heyday of Vince Carter in 2001-02. • The annual Nelson Mandela Game on Dec. 5 will be against the Philadelphia 76ers. Game times are all over the map. Weekday 12