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September 16, 2018 4:43 PM Women lead trucking industry charge to get more female big-riggers behind wheel

Linda Young, head of human resources for Winnipeg-based Bison Transport, chairs the trucking HR association’s Women With Drive initiative. Launched in 2016, it aims to raise the number of women entering the 18-wheeler workforce through awareness campaigns and resources for employers. “In the last two years it has gotten worse,” Young said. “This year in particular 18

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 4, 2018 4:24 PM Steve Bannon dropped from New Yorker Festival after outrage from speakers

Jim Carrey played his disapproval with a little more lightheartedness. “Bannon? And me? On the same program?” he wrote. “Could never happen.” Writer and activist Roxane Gay also spoke out against the magazine’s invitation. “The New Yorker has been my holy grail for the whole of my writing life. There is no publishing credit I want more. I was writing 12

September 4, 2018 12:47 AM Bryson DeChambeau makes it two in a row in his FedEx Cup quest

Cameron Smith, of Australia, tried to make a run at him with a pair of late birdies. But DeChambeau answered with a birdie on No. 15 to keep his lead at two shots. Needing an eagle to catch him on the par-5 18th, Smith came up short and into the hazard that left him with a bogey. Justin Rose birdied three of his last four holes for a 68 and wound up alone 16

August 26, 2018 9:22 PM Fires disrupting visitors at Montana’s Glacier National Park

KALISPELL, MT.—Wildfires that have kept portions of Glacier National Park closed for two weeks are scrambling visitors’ plans and prompting some to cancel their trips. Much of Glacier’s famous Going-to-the-Sun Road has been closed since August 12 because of a fire that’s burned more than 50 square kilometres and destroyed historic cabins and other structures 22

August 18, 2018 11:39 PM Toronto Wolfpack edged by Hull Kingston Rovers in Super 8s Qualifiers play

Former Wolfpack captain Craig Hall gave HKR a 12-6 lead after intercepting a Gareth O’Brien pass near the visitors’ try-line and racing 90 yards for the 25th-minute score. A late penalty made it 14-6 at the break. The Wolfpack turned up the pressure in the second half and the visitors began to make mistakes. Toronto led 16-14 — on an Andrew Dixon converted 13

August 14, 2018 9:03 PM Canadians give Ottawa mixed reviews for its handling of Saudi Arabia spat

OTTAWA — Canadians are giving the federal government mixed reviews for its handling of the diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia, a new poll shows. A poll done by Forum Research shows that 44 per cent say they approve Ottawa’s response to the surprise tiff, with almost one-quarter saying they strongly approve. But almost one-third of those surveyed (30 per cent) 13

August 13, 2018 1:55 AM A Rogers Cup roll ends at the feet of Rafa

He high-fived Tsitsipas right back Sunday, first beaming on the sidelines as the young Greek took his speechifying turn before an adoring audience, especially the flag-waving Hellenic contingent. “I had the week of my life. The support I got this week, I never received such a warm welcome from people during competition, so thank you for that.” Nadal 18

August 6, 2018 3:16 PM Party nominates cricket star turned politician Imran Khan to be Pakistan’s next PM

Khan’s Tahreek-e-Insaf party won the most parliament seats in last month’s general elections — 115 — but fell short of a majority in the 342-seat assembly, requiring it to form a coalition. Many lawmakers who won as independents in the July 25 vote have joined his coalition. Tahreek-e-Insaf leader Arif Alvi, a lawmaker elected from Karachi, said Khan was formally 18

August 4, 2018 11:00 AM Famous legal defender Alan Dershowitz is back in the headlines at almost 80

Sample snark: “I had no idea that ‘McCarthyism’ meant not wanting to meet Alan Dershowitz for a glass of Crémant Rosé on Martha’s Vineyard. My sympathies.” Alas, speaking of Martha’s Vineyard, Dershowitz’s own dinner parties there in the past have — as he once shared with New York magazine — included guests ranging from Yo Yo Ma to Larry David to … Harvey 22