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June 22, 2018 8:50 PM Rating NBA draft winners (nice work, Mavs) and losers (those cruel Sixers)

They got the player many consider the most NBA-ready of them in all in Slovenian wunderkind Luka Doncic and at little cost. They swapped No. 5 with Atlanta for No. 3 and only had to give up a protected first-round pick in the deal. The teenager won the European championship with Slovenia and then was the EuroLeague MVP with Real Madrid — a heady double 7

June 21, 2018 12:57 PM U.S. universities quiet on ties to team doctor in sexual abuse inquiry

The resume says he was a medical resident at Rutgers from 1974-75; a research fellow in medicine at Harvard Medical School and Boston’s Peter Bent Brigham Hospital from 1975-77; and a fellow in sports medicine at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Boston before becoming an Ohio State assistant professor. The resume also lists him as a “physician for university 7

June 20, 2018 5:10 PM National Film Board funds 35 Indigenous-led projects; says more work to be done

Backing Indigenous-led projects, launch of Indigenous cinema screening site among highlights The National Film Board of Canada says it has made gains towards fostering Indigenous talent, but there's more work to be done. The board says it backed 35 Indigenous-directed projects, representing 10 per cent of overall production spending, in the first year of its Indigenous 27

June 20, 2018 2:18 AM It’s all fun and big-league games as Canadian Mike Soroka returns to Toronto

For Mike Soroka, the Atlanta Braves’ 20-year-old right-hander, it was going to be a tough act to follow. The Calgary native on Tuesday became the second Canadian pitcher to start a game at Rogers Centre in 2018. The first, Seattle left-hander James Paxton, from Richmond, B.C., tossed a no-hitter May 8, something accomplished just once previously by a Canadian 7

June 19, 2018 3:26 PM Suman Virk, mother of slain B.C. teen Reena Virk, dies at 58 years old

VICTORIA—Suman Virk, a grieving mother who “pioneered” the conversation about bullying after her daughter was murdered, has died in Victoria. She was the mother of 14-year-old Reena Virk, whose death more than two decades ago made international headlines about youth bullying. “Suman’s tireless work to end bullying has helped make life better for countless 4

June 18, 2018 6:29 PM The best Group of Seven work you’ve never seen — and it’s not a landscape

In hindsight, its single-mindedness produced damning exclusions, namely of Indigenous people inhabiting those disappearing wilds. This image, on view at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection’s “Director’s Cut” exhibition, is another of those things: A snippet of Canadian social and cultural history relegated to the margins while narrow myth-building 8

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 6

June 17, 2018 4:23 PM Ontario makes history with record number of female MPPs

“I’m just absolutely thrilled” by the number of female MPPs heading to Queen’s Park, she said. “A record number of women means that, collectively, we all bring something to the table that’s sometimes lacking.” Peckford said the record number of women in the house “really sets the bar” and she expects to see a “strong representation of women” in Premier-designate 8

June 16, 2018 3:08 PM An inside look at the new House of Commons

In January, MPs will move across the parliamentary precinct to the West Block In January, MPs will move across the parliamentary precinct from the Centre Block to the newly renovated West Block. The building will act as a temporary home for the House of Commons for the next 10 years as the Centre Block closes for construction. The West Block closed in 2011 for its $863 million 5

June 15, 2018 1:09 AM Wind puts Dustin Johnson to test at U.S. Open

Piercy, the last man in the 156-man field as an alternate from qualifying, was so disgusted with his game in his final practice round that he walked off the course. He dropped only two shots, both on par 3s, and was the first to post a 69. Poulter also played in the morning, while Johnson and Henley played in the afternoon as the wind reached its full strength 9