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October 10, 2018 10:47 PM CFL picks: B.C. Lions QB Travis Lulay returns from DL just in time for tough test against Calgary Stampeders

Calgary has already clinched a home playoff game but the defending West champion is looking to cement top spot and a bye to the conference final. B.C., which has climbed back into playoff contention by winning four of its last five games, will have quarterback Travis Lulay under centre again as the 35-year-old returns from a left shoulder injury suffered 5

October 7, 2018 1:00 PM Pompeo cites progress made with Kim Jong Un on North Korea trip

Moon’s office said in a statement later that Pompeo told Moon that the North Korean leader had agreed a second summit with Trump “should be held as soon as possible,” and that talks on the timing and location would continue. In Pyongyang, Pompeo and Kim met for about 3 1/2 hours, first in a business session and then in a 90-minute luncheon that the North 7

October 3, 2018 11:39 AM Female scientist awarded Nobel Prize in chemistry

The 2018 Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded Wednesday to Frances H. Arnold of the United States, and jointly to George P. Smith of the United States and Gregory P. Winter of Britain for their work on evolutionary science. Arnold is the second woman to be awarded the prize this year. University of Waterloo scientist Donna Strickland was awarded the prize 12

October 2, 2018 8:19 PM Ten games every Maple Leafs fan should circle on their calendar

Oct. 13 at Capitals: First meeting of the season between the Maple Leafs and the defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals. One of those measuring-stick games that also happens to boast the always-exciting Alex Ovechkin. Oct. 18 vs. Penguins: Pittsburgh’s still-potent offence, led by Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel, takes on Toronto’s highly 10

October 2, 2018 6:53 PM CMHC passes stress test for severe scenarios such as cyber attack and earthquake

Mennill added that one of these situations also accounted for an interest rate hike, a move anticipated to happen later this month when the Bank of Canada meets. The Bank of Canada’s trend-setting interest rate currently sits at 1.5 per cent after four increases since the middle of last year. “We are quite confident we can withstand even fairly extreme 9

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 22

August 25, 2018 10:10 PM Grassroots Conservatives at policy convention target carbon tax, irregular migrants

The party rank-and-file also approved a motion calling for the renegotiation of the Safe Third Country Agreement, a deal with the United States governing asylum claims. The Conservatives have argued the agreement should be extended to the entire border, not simply official ports of entry, so that Canada could turn away refugees trying to enter the country 16

August 21, 2018 2:12 PM Canadian IndyCar driver Robert Wickens has rods and screws placed into spine after crash

Hinchcliffe and Wickens drive for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, and Wickens had been surprisingly competitive since his series debut. He was on his way to winning the season opener at St. Petersburg, Florida, until he was spun in the closing laps. Wickens has one pole, four podiums, a pair of runner-up finishes and was sixth in the standings before his crash 22

August 4, 2018 9:32 PM Bright skies, good times. Caribbean Carnival hits T.O

That welcome vibe was in full force Saturday as Toronto kicked off another Caribbean Carnival Grande Parade (formerly Caribana), a celebration of Caribbean culture marking its 51st year. “Oh my God, this is great,” enthused Bobby Galupe, 20, a recent high school graduate from the Toronto area and first-timer to the parade. “I love the environment, the vibe. It makes 20

July 31, 2018 11:50 PM Federal government stalls on the release of a new Canadian citizenship guide that was intended to launch last year

OTTAWA—It’s been more than two years since work began on revising the controversial study guide for Canada’s citizenship test, but the federal government says it needs more time to work on the publication and has no set timeline for release. Internal emails from the Immigration department dating back to 2016 show officials were hoping the launch of the new guide 17