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June 19, 2018 3:24 AM Humboldt Broncos survivors to be honoured, reunite at NHL awards

Awards will commemorate survivors and first responders from 3 tragedies in Canada and U.S. This year's NHL awards will recognize more than just professional hockey standouts — it will honour survivors and first responders from recent tragedies in Canada and the U.S. The award show will feature "special commemorations of three tragedies that touched the hockey 6

June 18, 2018 5:38 PM Advertising giant Procter & Gamble wants female directors on half of product commercials

The world’s biggest advertiser wants female directors for at least half of its product commercials by 2023, up from about one in 10 today. It’s a direct challenge to the male-dominated agency world, from a client that spent more than $7 billion (U.S.) on advertising last year. “Equality drives growth,” said Marc Pritchard, the company’s chief brand officer 5

June 18, 2018 4:02 AM Police suspect fire at Edson mosque was deliberately set

The fire happened in the middle of the three days when members of the mosque were celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the holiday which marks the end of Ramadan. Baterdouk said the mosque members who were in the parking lot phoned the fire department, and he said firefighters arrived quickly, which helped minimize the damage. “Each parent is trying to find the best way to explain 5

June 18, 2018 1:35 AM Having dad as caddy at U.S. Open makes Father’s Day extra special

“He stinks now,” Matt said. “I’d have to play pretty bad to let him win. He used to be much better than he is now.” Matt says he was 14 the first time he beat his dad. Vic says his son was 15. Either way, once Matt beat Vic’s 73 by a stroke as a teenager, it was game over. “Golf skipped a generation for sure,” Vic said. “Because I don’t play like him.” As the first 7

June 16, 2018 2:07 AM Blue Jays edge Nationals for fifth straight home win

Perhaps it was Adam Eaton’s lack of familiarity with Rogers Centre sightlines. Perhaps it was the fact that he was making just his fifth appearance in right field since 2016. But in the late evening twilight on Friday, the Nationals outfielder lost sight of a high fly ball by Blue Jay Teoscar Hernandez to the warning track that bounced over the fence 9

June 15, 2018 6:17 PM TWU law school ruling: 'limiting diversity' or 'a game-changer for LGBTQ rights'?

Supreme Court ruled that law societies do not have to accredit Trinity Western's students Trinity Western University says it is disappointed with a Supreme Court verdict that law societies in B.C. and Ontario can refuse to accredit its graduates because of the school's internal code of conduct. TWU, a small Christian university in Langley, B.C., has a community 4

June 14, 2018 1:42 PM Greek opposition head plans to call no-confidence vote over Macedonia name deal

Tsipras has a four-seat majority in the 300-member parliament, but the name deal has led to a rift within the government. The stance of Defence Minister Panos Kammenos, who heads the coalition’s junior partner, the right-wing Independent Greeks party, will be crucial. Kammenos said before the deal was announced that he would oppose the agreement in a parliamentary 13

June 13, 2018 5:05 PM North Macedonian name deal hits hurdles right out of the gate

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’s deal with Greece to end their decades-long name dispute hit its first hurdles a day after its unveiling as detractors in both countries mounted opposition to the accord. By agreeing to call the Balkan state of 2 million people “the Republic of North Macedonia”, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and his Greek counterpart 6

June 12, 2018 8:59 PM Toronto will charge manufacturers to join blue-bin program

Manufacturers of currently nonrecyclable items like coffee pods will have to pay if they want their products accepted into the city’s recycling system, according to a staff proposal adopted by the city’s public works and infrastructure committee Tuesday. But the general manager of solid waste management services says the city likely won’t add any new items 7

June 12, 2018 2:49 PM Canada to host Netherlands in Davis Cup tie in Toronto

Winner advances to elite World Group in 2019 Tennis Canada announced Tuesday that the World Group playoff tie between Canada and the Netherlands will be held at the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto from Sept. 14-16. The winner of the tie will earn a spot in the elite World Group in 2019, while the loser is relegated to Zonal Group 1. Canada has been in the 16-team 9