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Oakville city Councillor Max Khan dies

TheStar.com (Diana Hall - Staff Reporter) — Max Khan, an Oakville town councillor and the federal Liberal candidate for Oakville North-Burlington, has died, according to a Liberal Party representative. Khan represented Ward 6 in Oakville,...
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Forty years ago, Celsius came to Canada. Its reception? Brrrrrrrrr

TheStar.com (Katie Daubs - GTA) — April 1, 1975, was unseasonably cool, with 100 per cent chance of complaints owing to the rare gust of bureaucratic change. On his 6 p.m. broadcast the day Fahrenheit died, CBC weatherman Bill...
  • New: 4 hr 8 min ago

From a Djibouti refugee camp to sanctuary in Canada

TheStar.com (Melissa Renwick - Toronto Star) — Completely isolated and cut off from communication networks, the Ali Addeh refugee camp slumbers in Djibouti’s desert. Near the borders of Ethiopia and Somalia, this is a place of...
  • New: 4 hr 8 min ago

At least 23 taken to hospital after Air Canada flight crash lands in Halifax

TheStar.com (Jackie Hong - Staff Reporter) — Several people remain in hospital after an Air Canada flight from Toronto to Halifax crashed shortly after touching down at Halifax Stanfield International Airport early Sunday. The RCMP and...
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Police investigate suspicious death in Brampton

TheStar.com (Jackie Hong - Staff Reporter) — Peel police’s homicide unit are investigating after a woman was found dead in a Brampton home early Sunday. Police were called to a home on Nanwood Dr. around 12:35 a.m. for a disturbance,...
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Justin Bieber’s roast to redemption: Menon

TheStar.com (Vinay Menon - Columnist) — Justin Bieber has a message for everyone who thinks they know Justin Bieber: you don’t know Justin Bieber . Personally, I thought he was a little hellion with more tattoos than a...
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Should poor seniors have to pay to volunteer: Porter

TheStar.com (Catherine Porter - Columnist) — Do you think very poor seniors should have to pay to volunteer? By very poor, I mean Phillip Dufresne. He turns 65 in a few months. He lives on about $1,000 a month, all in the form of...
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Former Wildrose Party leader loses Tory nomination months after crossing floor

TheStar.com (Bill Graveland - The Canadian Press) — HIGH RIVER, Alta.— The former leader of Alberta’s Official Opposition paid a high political price on Saturday after creating a national stir when she crossed the floor to join the...
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Man dead after police standoff at Peterborough Walmart

TheStar.com (Nick Westoll - Staff Reporter) — A man is dead after a standoff at a Peterborough Walmart location Saturday evening and the province’s Special Investigations Unit is now investigating the incident. The Peterborough Police...
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Maple Leafs rally to beat Senators in OT

TheStar.com (Mark Zwolinski - Sports reporter) — According to the scoreboard, the Maple Leafs did not have a lead at any time during their 4-3 overtime loss to the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night at the ACC. According to statistics, another...
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Team Canada defeats U.S. in world curling opener

TheStar.com (Gregory Strong - The Canadian Press) — HALIFAX—Canada’s Pat Simmons outscored American John Shuster 11-10 in a wild opening game Saturday night at the world men’s curling championship at Scotiabank Centre. Simmons...
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Lights dim around the GTA as Toronto marks Earth Hour

TheStar.com Landmarks around the world and residents in the GTA flipped off the light switches at 8:30 p.m. Saturday night as Earth Hour moved around the globe. An unprecedented 172 countries and...
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Why it's wrong to underestimate the Islamic State's female recruits

TheStar.com (Michelle Shephard - National Security Reporter) — Umm Jihad may very well be who she claims to be, a 20-year-old American university student who was studying business in Virginia until she left to join the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS,...
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Sick Kids reassigns oversight of Motherisk program

TheStar.com (Rachel Mendleson - News reporter) — The Hospital for Sick Children says it has temporarily “reassigned medical oversight” of its controversial Motherisk lab program, in the wake of questions from the Star about ties...
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The secret Toronto summit that no one noticed: Cohn

TheStar.com (Martin Regg Cohn - Provincial Politics) — It didn’t attract the attention of a G20 summit — no protests, no police and virtually no press coverage. Leaders from 28 rival governments slipped quietly into town this past week,...
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NDP pursues oversight after health scandals

TheStar.com (Theresa Boyle - Health, Ontario) — Provincial New Democrats are pushing ahead with legislation to improve the transparency and accountability of health services after a string of scandals, including infection outbreaks at private...
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Three suspended OPP union leaders all on "sunshine list"

TheStar.com (Lauren Pelley - Staff Reporter) — The three Ontario Provincial Police officers who have been suspended with pay amid an ongoing RCMP investigation into the OPP union’s top brass are all on the “sunshine list.”...
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Fire kills three adults in Alberta First Nation home

TheStar.com (The Canadian Press) — GLEICHEN, ALTA.—Three people were found dead in a fire in a First Nation community east of Calgary. The Mounties said the bodies of two men, both aged 28, and a woman, 25, were discovered...
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No bodies found intact, says Germanwings investigator

TheStar.com (Lori Hinnant, Greg Keller - The Associated Press) — SEYNE-LES-ALPES, FRANCE—The ravine echoes with helicopter rotors, the scrape of metal on stone, the rumble of sliding scree as the remnants of Germanwings Flight 9525 dislodge from the...
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Dalhousie students kicked out of residence over lewd Instagram content

TheStar.com HALIFAX—A Nova Scotia university has confirmed it has recently dealt with a second case involving allegations of inappropriate content posted to social media, just weeks after lifting the...
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Blog Articles

Four Observations From Being at a Raptors Game

Raptors Republic (Zarar Siddiqi) — I went to the game, and noticed some things that you may not have while watching on TV. The post Four Observations From Being at a Raptors Game appeared first on Raptors Republic: ESPN...
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Raptors exist in second half to beat Lakers; Bruno commits two turnovers

Raptors Republic (Scott Hastie) — After listless first half, Toronto rebounds to even season series with the Los Angeles Lakers. The post Raptors exist in second half to beat Lakers; Bruno commits two turnovers appeared first...
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Recap: Raptors Pull Away 94-83 vs. Lakers, Win the Atlantic Division

SBN: Raptors HQ (James Park) — After a lacklustre first half, the Raptors won at home against the Lakers, 94-83. Looking to get things on track in the home stretch before the playoffs, the Raptors welcomed the Lakers in...
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Quick Reaction: Raptors 94, Lakers 83

Raptors Republic (Garrett Hinchey) — Hey, we won the division, so we've got that going for us, which is nice. The post Quick Reaction: Raptors 94, Lakers 83 appeared first on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
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Report: Raptors Would ‘Love’ to Have PBL’s Rochester Razorsharks as D-League Affiliate

Raptors Republic (Zarar Siddiqi) — The Raptors are reportedly interested in getting PBL's Rochester Razorsharks as a D-League affiliate, though the interest doesn't appear to be mutual. The post Report: Raptors Would...
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Can the Raptors Recapture Magic From Last Season in 10-Games?

Raptors Republic (Tamberlyn Richardson) — Can the Raptors recapture the magic chemistry of a season ago with just ten games remaining? The post Can the Raptors Recapture Magic From Last Season in 10-Games? appeared first on Raptors...
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The Doctor Is In Podcast, March 27 – The Road to 50 is a Dead End

Raptors Republic (Steve Gennaro) — Is the “Road to 50″ wins a dead end? Can the Raptors save the season? Or is all hope lost and now its time to look at the Final Four for ideas about the NBA draft and start to prepare...
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This Week In Social: The Greivis Vasquez Promotional Tour

SBN: Raptors HQ (John Gaudes) — Your weekly look inside the lives of the Toronto Raptors. Did you hear Greivis Vasquez has a new shoe? The Toronto Raptors have been somewhat restless on social media the past couple weeks,...
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Want to pay $60 for a T-Shirt? Head over to Raptors.com NOW!

Raptors Republic (Zarar Siddiqi) — Drake has gotten his hands on some Bangladeshi garment designed in Indonesia, slapped a silhouette of an owl, coloured the Raptors logo in gold, and is minting money. In case you were wondering,...
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Friday Night's FanDuel Tournament and Roster Advice for Raptors Fans

SBN: Raptors HQ (Russell Peddle) — The NBA has a full 13-game slate tonight, including the Los Angeles Lakers coming to town to take on your Toronto Raptors. Play along in a one-day fantasy basketball tournament, presented by...
  • 2 days ago

Gameday: Raptors vs. Lakers

Raptors Republic (Andrew Thompson) — The Raptors look to pick up a win and prevent their fans heads from exploding against the team that used to be the Lakers. The post Gameday: Raptors vs. Lakers appeared first on Raptors...
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ESPN Ranks Dwane Casey 13th Best Coach in the NBA

SBN: Raptors HQ (Harsh Dave) — Dwane Casey's reputation remains high around league circles, but how will the front office evaluate the 3 month long slump. It was so rosy at 24-8. The Cavaliers were still figuring themselves...
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Morning Coffee – Fri, Mar 27

Raptors Republic (Sam Holako) — Ujiri still confident in team | Wizards? Bucks? Heat? All pose different problems | Vasquez a marketing phenom | RealGM on the Noah pass | Raptors vs Lakers The post Morning...
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Kyle Lowry Out Indefinitely – Is it a Blessing in Disguise?

Raptors Republic (Zarar Siddiqi) — Kyle Lowry is unlikely to be fully fit and 100% heading into the playoffs. That is not good. The post Kyle Lowry Out Indefinitely – Is it a Blessing in Disguise? appeared first on ...
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Is Masai Ujiri Too Risk Averse?

Raptors Republic (Tim W.) — While lots of fans have been blaming coach Dwane Casey or some of the players for the Raptor's recent woes, it might be time to place a good chunk of the blame a little higher up the totem pole. ...
  • 2 days ago

Raptors draft targets to watch in the NCAA Tournament

SBN: Raptors HQ (Sean Woodley) — March Madness is a time for NBA prospects to solidify their draft positions. As it turns out, many of the players making an impact in this year's tournament could also be on the Raptors radar in...
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In Case You Missed It, The Raptors Clinched A Playoff Spot. No Parades Planned.

SBN: Raptors HQ (steven_lebron) — Anyone want to celebrate? We clinched a playoff spot! Somehow, it doesn't feel as nice, not after another discouraging loss to the Chicago Bulls at home last night. Anyways, losses by Boston...
  • 3 days ago

Another day, another fourth quarter collapse

Raptors Republic (William Lou) — Raptors run out of steam, concede 39 points in the fourth quarter the Chicago Bulls. What is there left to say about this team? It’s the same thing game. It’s the same clueless...
  • 3 days ago

Discuss: Is There Anything This Team Can Do To Fix The Defense?

SBN: Raptors HQ (steven_lebron) — 10 games left in the season to fix something. Just going to leave these two stats here, and let you all discuss. The Raptors gave up 39 fourth-quarter points to the Bulls and managed just three...
  • 3 days ago

Morning Coffee – Thu, Mar 26

Raptors Republic (Sam Holako) — Now it's time to panic, people? | Raptors lose again, but hey....we made the playoffs; buy your expensive tickets now :) The post Morning Coffee – Thu, Mar 26 appeared first on ...
  • 3 days ago