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June 16, 2018 2:31 AM Cornish's huge play gives Stampeders boost in beating Eskimos

If you just read the box score and saw ‘Mitchell 78-yard pass to Cornish,’ you might have expected it to be a long bomb behind coverage. The major was anything but that, but even more beautiful than a deep connection. It will be long remembered as one of the defining plays in the Calgary Stampeders’ 43-18 West final over the Edmonton Eskimos 9

June 15, 2018 8:00 AM Reducing waste by banning plastic straws shouldn't come at the expense of accessibility

Single-use plastic straws are currently the best option available to people with certain disabilities There's a group of people whose needs are often overlooked when we talk about banning single-use plastic straws: people with disabilities. These are people who rely on using plastic straws on a daily basis — people like myself, a Canadian thalidomide 16

June 14, 2018 12:13 AM Benefits of Toronto hosting World Cup games outweigh the costs, Mayor Tory says

There will also be significant costs associated with security for the event, but Tory said the city is counting on the partnerships with other governments to make that happen. “They have at their disposal not only the financial resources but, more importantly, the policing and security resources to make sure we do that well,” he said. Tory pointed to the city’s 13

June 13, 2018 11:12 PM Accountant from St. Catharines a World Cup referee

The World Cup is a favourite tournament for Fletcher, who called his experience in Brazil “incredible.” “I got an absolute appreciation for how much the world stops for soccer when that tournament is on,” he said. “Because news and stuff comes in from every part of the globe. Different to any other tournament I ever go to, the World Cup’s the one where 8

June 12, 2018 5:01 PM B.C. Lions’ Buono says he’s not thinking about end of Hall of Fame career — at least not yet

The 2018 season will be the last of Buono’s Hall of Fame career, but the B.C. Lions’ venerable head coach says that fact hasn’t sunk in yet. “No because there’s way too much to do and focus on,” Buono said. “If I stop focusing then I shouldn’t be here because I’m already gone. “If this was us going into the Grey Cup in Edmonton and it was going to be my last game, yes, I would 11

June 12, 2018 4:55 PM 58-year-old cyclist killed in collision with flatbed truck at Bloor and St. George

Police were called to the intersection of St. George St. and Bloor St. W. around 12 p.m. Tuesday by the report of a collision between a cyclist and a truck. When emergency services arrived, the woman was found without vital signs, and pronounced dead shortly after. Paramedics originally said they believed her to be in her 20s, but police later confirmed 10

June 9, 2018 10:31 PM Warriors still looking to grow after third NBA crown in four seasons

Houston probably isn’t going away and remember, the Rockets gave the Warriors all they wanted this season. Had Chris Paul not gotten hurt, who knows if the Warriors even win that Game 7 in Houston and take the West title. The East might be a wild race, with Toronto, Philadelphia and Boston probably all likely to enter the year thinking they have NBA final 8

June 8, 2018 6:05 PM All that NHL free-agent glitter isn’t really gold

If it’s to make a splash and attempt to convince skeptical home fans that management is doing everything in its power to win, signing unrestricted NHL free agents to massive contracts can absolutely be an effective tool. But if it’s to actually win, well, most of the time it’s best to stay away. Fish for talent somewhere else. For the most part, with the unrestricted 7

June 7, 2018 9:05 PM Epilepsy double the national average in First Nations population: study

A new study suggests that the incidence of epilepsy among First Nations people is twice that of the non-Indigenous population. A new study suggests that the incidence of epilepsy among First Nations people in Canada is twice that of the non-Indigenous population. Research from the University of Saskatchewan showed a national rate annually of 62 new cases 6

May 31, 2018 9:36 PM The King of Donair expanding its empire to Western Canada

HALIFAX—King of Donair (KOD), an institution of the Halifax donair scene, is continuing to expand its dominion with a brand new shop in Edmonton and 10 Western Canadian shops expected by the end of the year. KOD owner Nicholas Nahas of Halifax said the Edmonton store, which opened last week, is the first franchise to open outside the Maritimes. A Grand 7