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September 18, 2018 10:19 PM Chrystia Freeland monitoring suspected poisoning of Canadian Pussy Riot member

Freeland said Tuesday that she spoke with Verzilov’s mother on Friday and assured his family he will have the government’s full support because he is a Canadian citizen. “Pyotr’s situation is one that our government is following with very close interest and it is one that I am personally very closely engaged in,” she said Tuesday. “This is something 7

September 16, 2018 8:59 PM Raonic seals Canada’s Davis Cup win over Netherlands

Raonic, No. 20 on the ATP Tour, was the highest-ranked player in the tie. Despite being a lopsided matchup on paper, Griekspoor came out strong, taking a 3-1 lead in the first set. Raonic leaned more and more on his big serve, firing nine aces to Griekspoor’s one to battle back and take the set. Raonic took firm control of the match in the second set. He added 8

September 14, 2018 12:14 AM Milos Raonic good to go in Davis Cup tie for Canada

The 46-year-old Nestor, ranked 135th in doubles, is playing in his final Davis Cup. Pospisil has been focusing on his singles career so his doubles ranking has slumped to 1,253, but he peaked at No. 4 in 2015. The singles matchups will flip on Sunday, with Raonic playing Haase and Shapovalov taking on de Bakker. Montreal’s Felix Auger-Aliassime, 18, is Canada’s 14

September 10, 2018 4:01 PM Henderson looking to cap off successful year with Evian Championship win

“Hopefully all the pieces come together for the week and I can play well again.” With more than $1.2 million (U.S.) earned this season, Henderson sits second on the LPGA Tour money list with seven tournaments left. She’s also third on the year-long Race to the CME Globe. If she tops that points list after the CME Group Tour Championship, the final event 8

September 6, 2018 9:00 AM Home prices rise against tighter supply in August

August appears to have cemented the Toronto region’s real estate recovery, with average resale home prices up 4.7 per cent year over year to $765,270, including single-family homes and highrise apartments. That is about $34,000 higher than the average a year ago. The number of detached-house sales increased 19.2 per cent in the 905 areas outside of Toronto 12

September 5, 2018 1:31 AM Democrats love Canada. Republicans, not so much, U.S. poll finds

WASHINGTON—Americans of all political stripes still like Canada. But Democrats are currently much fonder than Republicans, a new poll has found. In a Pew Research survey in August, 63 per cent of Democrats said their feelings toward Canada were “very warm.” Just 39 per cent of Republicans said the same. Eleven per cent of Democrats said they were somewhat 17

September 4, 2018 9:27 PM Milos Raonic, Denis Shapovalov give Canada strong 1-2 against Netherlands

The Netherlands’ top player is No. 49 Robin Haase. The visitors also are bringing Thiemo de Bakker, Scott Griekspoor, Jean-Julien Rojer and Matwe Middelkoop. Raonic, 16-6 in Davis Cup play, is scheduled to play his first tie since 2015. He lost in the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Sunday against American John Isner. Shapovalov, 19, is playing his fifth 20

September 4, 2018 1:04 PM Two dead, 3,000 stranded at airport as typhoon Jebi slams west Japan

TOKYO—A powerful typhoon slammed into western Japan on Tuesday, causing heavy rain to flood the region’s main international airport and strong winds to blow a tanker into a bridge, disrupting land and air travel and leaving thousands stranded. The storm left at least two people dead. Jebi, reportedly the strongest typhoon to make landfall in Japan since 10

September 1, 2018 11:54 PM A.J. McCarron traded to Oakland Raiders

McCarron returned to lead the Bills to a late comeback victory at Chicago on Thursday night, though his performance was spotty. The Bills chose not to hold onto Coleman, who has been a disappointment since the Browns made him the 15th overall selection two years ago. Buffalo traded a seventh-round pick in 2020 for him. Other notable releases include 12

August 31, 2018 12:16 AM Max Domi anxious to get started on the other side of the rivalry

Max Domi’s skating and training sessions at the BioSteel hockey camp this week helped tune his body and mind toward an upcoming NHL season with a new team. But the 23-year-old Montreal Canadiens forward, who grew up in Toronto as a diehard Leafs fan — especially with his father, Tie Domi, playing for the home side — had a few things to straighten out. Domi, traded 11