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August 14, 2018 8:42 PM Maxime Bernier’s ill-advised tweets on diversity simply don’t make sense

“Trudeau keeps pushing his ‘diversity is our strength’ slogan. Yes, Canada is a huge and diverse country. This diversity is part of us and should be celebrated. But where do we draw the line? “… Canada is today one of the countries where people have the most freedom to express their identity. But why should we promote ever more diversity? If anything 9

August 13, 2018 4:38 PM Conservative MP Maxime Bernier criticizes Trudeau for promoting ‘ever more’ diversity

OTTAWA—Conservative MP Maxime Bernier is taking issue with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s oft-repeated message of diversity in Canada, calling it a form of “radical multiculturalism.” In a series of tweets published late Sunday, Bernier says he believes promoting too much diversity could have the effect of dividing Canada into “little tribes” that cause 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 8, 2018 8:53 PM Browns’ Baker Mayfield spikes nerves as NFL spotlight awaits

CLEVELAND—Baker Mayfield played on a big stage at Oklahoma, so he’s not scared of stepping onto football’s biggest one. The Browns rookie quarterback — and perhaps their QB of the future — will make his NFL exhibition debut Thursday night as Cleveland visits the New York Giants in a game that will feature the top two overall picks in this year’s draft 12

August 7, 2018 8:30 PM Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita dead at 78

He was named one of the top 100 NHL players of all time by The Canadian Press in 2017. Mikita remains the only NHL player in history to win the Art Ross (scoring champion), Hart (MVP) and Lady Byng (sportsmanship) trophies in the same season, and he accomplished the feat in consecutive years in 1967 and 1968. He became the first player to have his jersey 13

August 6, 2018 12:45 AM Justin Thomas dominates to win the Bridgestone Invitational

Firestone has held tour events since the Rubber City Open in 1954. The World Series of Golf began in 1962, and it became an official PGA Tour event in 1976. In many respects, it was the precursor to the World Golf Championships by bringing in winners from around the world. Bridgestone shifted its title sponsorship to the PGA Tour Champions, which will bring 15

August 5, 2018 1:26 AM Patrick Stewart to reprise ‘Star Trek’ role in new series

CBS All Access said Saturday Stewart has been tapped to headline a new Star Trek series, reprising his Star Trek: The Next Generation character, Captain Jean-Luc Picard. The new series is not a Next Generation reboot but will tell the story of the next chapter of Picard’s life. No title or air date was revealed. Stewart headlined his Star Trek series 10

August 2, 2018 10:44 PM Casting is now open for Season 7 of Big Brother Canada

The series was put on hiatus in 2017 before a fan outcry brought it back to the network’s schedule and Global says ratings grew year over year, with a 21 per cent increase in the coveted 18 to 34 demographic. Anyone who thinks they’ve got what it takes to live in a “house” full of strangers, be monitored 24/7, and scheme, network and connive their way to a $100,000 prize 13

August 2, 2018 7:14 PM Tyler Clippard gets the ball to kick off another bullpen day in Blue Jays’ series opener in Seattle

The Nationals converted Clippard to the bullpen in 2009, a move he told the Star earlier this season he wasn’t initially on board with but one where he began to find success. He was named an all-star in 2011 and saved 32 games for the Nationals in 2012. Toronto is 0-2 in its previous bullpen days, the first started by Luis Santos against the Minnesota 14

July 30, 2018 7:40 PM 50 years on, McDonald’s isn’t messing with its Big Mac

McDonald’s agreed to let Delligatti sell the sandwich at a single location, on the condition that he use the company’s standard bun. It didn’t work. Delligatti tried a bigger sesame seed bun, and the burger soon lifted sales by more than 12 per cent. After similar results at more stores, the Big Mac was added to the national menu in 1968. Other ideas 19