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April 25, 2018 3:41 AM Wednesday Game 7 preview: Toronto Maple Leafs at Boston Bruins

Zdeno Chara and Mitch Marner matchup to watch at TD Garden. David vs. Goliath. Bruins defenceman Zdeno Chara’s six-foot-nine, 250-pound frame and long reach will try to contain wiry Leafs winger Mitch Marner — six feet tall, 175 pounds and bouncing off every check. Chara leads the Bruins in ice time per game (22:35), while Marner tops the Leafs in scoring 6

April 24, 2018 7:21 PM Raptors’ Masai Ujiri urges Toronto not to be afraid after van attack

Raptors president Masai Ujiri made a plea for Torontonians to come together and support one another in the wake of the horrific van attack that killed 10 and left 15 injured. Ujiri addressed the media after practice Tuesday, urging people not to be afraid and asking them “to believe in our city.” Ujiri, a native of Nigeria, says he brags about Toronto 8

April 24, 2018 5:14 PM Canadian rugby sevens star John Moonlight retires to become a firefighter

The 30-year-old Moonlight leaves as Canada’s all-time caps leader in sevens. A longtime captain and co-captain of the sevens squad, Moonlight is a physical specimen with a seemingly bottomless gas tank. Whether he had the ball in hand or was hunting down an opponent who had it, the six-foot-one, 226-pound Moonlight left a mark. “He would do anything 8

April 24, 2018 4:54 PM Toronto van attack suspect Alek Minassian was quickly in and out of Canadian Forces last fall

He has been charged with 10 counts of 1st-degree murder and 13 counts of attempted murder Alek Minassian, the suspect in Monday's van attack in Toronto, joined the Canadian Forces last August and turned up for basic training at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., in September, CBC News has learned. Sixteen days into his 13-week basic training courses he asked 14

April 24, 2018 12:40 PM Spring in the forecast this week in Toronto

Periods of rain, fog, and double-digit highs will make this week feel balmy. The frigid winter is slowly giving way to spring, if Environment Canada’s latest forecast is any indication. With double-digit highs, a good chance of rain, and above-zero overnight lows, it appears as though this year’s winter has hung up its hat for good. Tuesday is going 11

April 24, 2018 11:14 AM Cambridge researcher downplays his work amid Facebook data harvesting

Aleksandr Kogan tells U.K. parliamentary committee his dataset wouldn't aid microtargeting A researcher at the centre of a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of nearly 100 million Facebook users said on Tuesday that the work he did was not useful for micro-targeted advertisements. Aleksandr Kogan, who worked for the University of Cambridge 13

April 23, 2018 4:43 PM Toys "R" Us ends Canadian stores auction with Fairfax as sole bidder

Hearing to approve sale to be held Tuesday in a Virginia court Toys "R" Us Inc. will seek approval to sell its Canadian unit to Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. after cancelling an auction for the company's Canadian operations. According to U.S. bankruptcy court documents, the auction received no qualified bids other than the stalking horse offer from Toronto-based 11

April 23, 2018 3:41 PM Don’t have a ticket for Game 6? Get there early for Maple Leaf Square tailgate party

A few Winnipeg fans were dismissive of the scene outside Air Canada Centre. While Babcock has been impressed by the turnout, a couple of Jets fans were dismissive of the Leafs fans at the square. Winnipeg police were forced to close the Portage and Main intersection Friday night as the Jets eliminated the Minnesota Wild to advance to the second round 12

April 23, 2018 2:23 PM Canadian gaming company Stars Group buys Sky Betting for $4.7B

Canadian online-gambling company Stars Group Inc., formerly known as Amaya, says it is buying U.K.-based Sky Betting & Gaming in a deal worth $4.7 billion. Canadian online-gambling company Stars Group Inc. says it is buying U.K.-based Sky Betting & Gaming in a deal worth $4.7 billion. Stars Group, which owns PokerStars, said Saturday the purchase will create 10

April 22, 2018 9:20 PM Blue Jays’ bats cool in New York

Yankees limit Jays to four hits for second straight day, take three of four games from Toronto. Toronto dropped a second straight game to the New York Yankees on Sunday, a 5-1 decision that ensured the Blue Jays’ first series loss of the season. Jays left-hander Jaime Garcia wasn’t particularly sharp, allowing four runs, six hits and three walks over 5 1/3 innings 10