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October 19, 2018 4:08 PM Eagles fan finds fame after running into a pole

The moment in the spotlight isn’t over yet for a Philadelphia Eagles fan who stumbled into fame as a viral video star after running into a subway pillar earlier this year. Jigar Desai is now the subject of an NFL digital short feature, shot ahead of the Eagles game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in London on Oct. 28. In the short, he’s surprised with tickets 4

October 16, 2018 11:37 PM Eight games every Raptors fan should circle on their calendar

Wednesday vs. Cleveland: The season opener will give fans a first glimpse at these new-look Raptors, plus the Cavaliers without LeBron James. Does the rivalry persist without the King on the court? This game could give us an answer. Friday vs. Boston: This could be a preview of next spring’s Eastern Conference final. It will be a good early test for Kawhi 6

October 11, 2018 6:56 PM Promoter of failed Fyre Festival gets 6 years in prison

The festival, with entry fees costing between $4,000 to $12,000, lured revellers with a glitzy social media campaign featuring models, including Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid and Emily Ratajkowski. It billed itself as a glamorous party where guests would be flown to an island purportedly once owned by infamous drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, and provided with luxurious 11

October 10, 2018 7:03 PM Ottawa to spend $4.1 million on cannabis education campaigns in Toronto

Oliver says the program will help educate young people about the health effects of cannabis and the dangers of drug-impaired driving. Three Toronto-based organizations — Operation Springboard, the Ontario Physical and Health Education Association, and St. Stephen’s Community House — will receive the funding over the next three years. The federal funding 9

October 9, 2018 5:57 PM Leafs veteran Kadri learns to roll with the punches as new season brings new role

He has more followers on Twitter than any other Maple Leaf. His cat, @JazzyKadri, has an Instagram following. A fan recently named her baby boy “Kadri.” “That’s surreal,” said Kadri. “I love the name for a first name. I’m privileged and honoured to try to be a role model for youth. I’m sure his parents are great fans of ours.” Kadri has more than 239,000 followers 11

October 7, 2018 1:53 AM Canadian legal minds call Brett Kavanaugh U.S. Supreme Court confirmation ‘hugely disappointing’

But while the Canadian legal system operates very differently than the American one, there can still be some impacts on discourses in Canadian law. Adam Goldenberg , a lawyer at McCarthy Tétrault LLP, said that sometimes, US Supreme Court judges can have what he calls “persuasive authority” in Canadian law. “That means, while they aren’t binding on our courts 12

October 7, 2018 1:08 AM Mormons told they can spend less time at church on Sundays

SALT LAKE CITY — Mormons will start spending less time at church each Sunday — two hours instead of three — after a change announced Saturday aimed at making worship more manageable for members around the globe. The switch, which takes effect in January, is a significant one for Mormons, who since 1980 have been expected to attend all three hours each Sunday 11

October 5, 2018 1:04 PM Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc says cancer is in remission

MONCTON, N. B.—Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc, who was hit with a cancer diagnosis late last year, says he has a clean bill of health after undergoing treatment for his leukemia. He made the announcement on social media Thursday with a joint statement with his oncologist, Dr. Nicholas Finn, who says LeBlanc’s leukemia is in “complete 6

October 3, 2018 9:07 PM Cubs’ Addison Russell suspended 40 games for violating MLB’s domestic abuse policy

CHICAGO—Addison Russell’s future with the Cubs became more uncertain Wednesday after he accepted a 40-game suspension without pay for violating Major League Baseball’s Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy. Russell’s unpaid suspension is retroactive to Sept. 21 and he has agreed not to appeal the suspension. “My office has completed 12

October 1, 2018 9:20 PM Ontario to kick off sex-ed consultations in three phases

Education Minister Lisa Thompson told reporters at Queen’s Park Monday that her ministry had “reached out to our school boards and they are promoting it as well within their regions, and of course we’ll be talking about our phases.” The ministry contacted school boards on Friday to say the online written submission phase had opened, with the only survey 7