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Defiance will come, but emotion in Ottawa still too raw: Tim Harper

TheStar.com (Tim Harper - National Affairs) — OTTAWA—The strains of O Canada started faintly, but gradually built. It was sung by cabinet ministers, MPs from all parties, public servants on their way to work, a bicycle courier and...
  • New: 5 hr 45 min ago

RCMP brass says attacks are ‘difficult threats to detect’

TheStar.com (Tonda MacCharles - Ottawa Bureau reporter, Michelle Shephard - National Security Report) — OTTAWA—The two Canadians who killed soldiers this week both wanted to go to Syria but, frustrated in their attempts to go abroad, brought terror home instead. “These are difficult...
  • New: 7 hr 6 min ago

China seeks to end Confucius deal with Toronto school board

TheStar.com (Kristin Rushowy - Education Reporter) — The Chinese government wants to immediately “terminate” the agreement between the Toronto District School Board and the Confucius Institute, says a letter sent by an education...
  • New: 7 hr 12 min ago

Steve Nash’s transcendent career has come to a close: Arthur

TheStar.com (Bruce Arthur - Sports Columnist) — You’ve got to understand how unlikely any of this was. In 1992, in British Columbia, Steve Nash’s team won the provincial title at the old Agrodome, and he was in complete control,...
  • New: 8 hr ago

Leafs try to move on past shadow of Ottawa tragedy: Feschuk

TheStar.com (Dave Feschuk - Sports Columnist) — The regular workday was done. Various Maple Leafs were leaving the ice and hitting the hot tub. But Nazem Kadri had a whimsical idea: He could enjoy an in-season spa treatment on any day. Today...
  • New: 9 hr 7 min ago

Doctor being tested for Ebola virus in New York

TheStar.com (Jonathan Lemire - The Associated Press) — NEW YORK—A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa was being tested Thursday for the virus. Mayor Bill de Blasio...
  • New: 9 hr 26 min ago

Cpl. Nathan Cirillo will have full regimental funeral in Hamilton

TheStar.com (Mark McNeil - Hamilton Spectator) — Cpl. Nathan Cirillo will have a full regimental funeral in Hamilton, the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders say. Argylls honorary Colonel Ron Foxcroft said Thursday that details had not been...
  • New: 9 hr 52 min ago

Yale research tempers optimism on stemming Ebola

TheStar.com (Jennifer Yang - Global health reporter) — Are the world’s recently intensified efforts enough to turn the Ebola epidemic around? Not even close, according to new research published in the Lancet on Thursday. The modelling study...
  • New: 10 hr 15 min ago

Where Toronto mayoral candidates live affects policies, values, experts say

TheStar.com (Katrina Clarke - Staff Reporter) — Stand on Doug Ford (open Doug Ford's policard)’s front steps, scan his neighbourhood, and you’ll see families who earn upwards of $200,000 annually, drive to work and own their...
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Mississauga candidate Carolyn Parrish is ready to rumble

TheStar.com (San Grewal - Urban Affairs Reporter) — Carolyn Parrish has never been one to shy away from a challenge. After taking on President George W. Bush for his march to war when she was an MP and holding Hazel McCallion to account for...
  • New: 11 hr 2 min ago

SIU investigating after man falls 19 storeys to his death

TheStar.com (Diana Hall - Staff Reporter) — Ontario’s police watchdog is investigating the circumstances that led to the death of a man who fell 19 storeys to his death in Toronto Thursday afternoon. The Special Investigations Unit...
  • New: 11 hr 37 min ago

Blue Jays increase ticket prices for 2015

TheStar.com (Brendan Kennedy - Sports reporter) — On the 21st anniversary of the last day they were in the post-season, the Toronto Blue Jays — owners of the longest playoff drought in North American professional sports —...
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Passerby Barbara Winters ran to help soldier at War memorial

TheStar.com (Laura Eggertson - The Canadian Press) — OTTAWA—Lawyer Barbara Winters was headed to a meeting Wednesday near her office at the Canada Revenue Agency when she passed the National War Memorial, stopping to snap a few pictures of...
  • 12 hr 20 min ago

Omar Khadr wins right expand lawsuit against Ottawa

TheStar.com (Colin Perkel - The Canadian Press) — Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr should be allowed to claim the Canadian government conspired with the Americans to torture him and breach his rights, a Federal Court judge ruled...
  • 12 hr 36 min ago

Movember: A Game-Changing Approach to Men’s Health

TheStar.com (Antonia Zerbisias - Feature Writer) — So a couple of Australian mates go into this pub for a few drinks – and then things get fuzzy. Fuzzy as in reviving the manly art of the moustache, Tom Selleck and Burt Reynolds style. ...
  • 12 hr 38 min ago

We didn’t lose our innocence. We never had it: Salutin

TheStar.com (Rick Salutin - Columnist) — After Wednesday’s events in Ottawa , I want to comment on one version or account (yes, the dread “narrative”) which was dominant in the reporting. It’s the...
  • 13 hr 23 min ago

Health Canada approves Aspirin as emergency heart attack drug

TheStar.com (Riley Sparks - Staff Reporter) — Health Canada has approved low-dose Aspirin as an emergency heart attack treatment. Acetylsalicylic acid, the active ingredient in Aspirin, prevents platelets from sticking together and can help...
  • 14 hr 52 min ago

Bruce nuclear waste site is safe, says OPG

TheStar.com (John Spears - Business reporter) — Burying nuclear waste deep underground near the Bruce nuclear station is safe and sustainable, Ontario Power Generation says in its final submission to a federal panel. But part of OPG’s...
  • 15 hr 10 min ago

Venezuelan victory is bad news for Washington

TheStar.com (Oakland Ross - Feature Writer) — This month’s election of socialist Venezuela to a two-year term on the UN Security Council is one more sign of dwindling U.S. influence in Latin America, a part of the world once regarded...
  • 15 hr 35 min ago

Cpl. Nathan Cirillo loved life, especially being a dad, friend says

TheStar.com (Peter Edwards - Star Reporter) — Cpl. Nathan Cirillo of Hamilton loved plenty of things about life, but nothing more than being with his five-year-old son. His face routinely glowed when he talked about his son, whom he raised...
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Blog Articles

The Crossover: Five Questions About The New York Knicks

SBN: Raptors HQ (steven_lebron) — Training camps have started around the league and the season opener will be here before you know it. To prepare for the new season, we're speaking with other SB Nation sites about their teams....
  • 17 hr 15 min ago
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The 2014-15 GM Survey, and Whether The Raptors Showed Up In It

SBN: Raptors HQ (steven_lebron) — The annual GM survey was released yesterday. Find out if our team got mentioned at all. Every year, the 30 general managers in the league answer a bunch of questions including predictions, best...
  • 20 hr 15 min ago

Raps down Maccabi Haifa, Bebe debuts, blocks everything

Raptors Republic (Garrett Hinchey) — Nogeuira shines in a forgettable affair. Seven day countdown to the regular season. The post Raps down Maccabi Haifa, Bebe debuts, blocks everything appeared first on Raptors Republic: ESPN...
  • 21 hr 15 min ago

Morning Coffee – Thu, Oct 23

Raptors Republic (Sam Holako) — Raptors bench beat Haifa; get trashed talked for their trouble | Bebe makes the most from his first appearance; wins game and hearts | Ross makes a 360 pretty | Cherry plays his way...
  • 23 hr 9 min ago
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Game Recap: The Legend of Bebe Begins Against Maccabi Haifa

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Reynolds) — In what began as a ho-hum Raptors preseason game against a visiting Maccabi Haifa team became a furious comeback victory and the beginning of the legend of Bebe. In the locker room before the...
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Reaction: Raptors 92, Maccabi 85

Raptors Republic (William Lou) — 15 feet of Brazilian wingspan saves the day. Seriously. Maccabi Haifa 85 FinalRecap | Box Score 92 Toronto Raptors Amir Johnson, PF 15 MIN | 2-3 FG | 2-2 FT | 3 REB | 0...
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Game Thread: Raptors Return Home to Host Maccabi Haifa

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Reynolds) — After a successful three game road trip (for preseason standards, anyway), the Raptors are back at the ACC tonight to host the visiting Maccabi Haifa. Preseason Record: TOR, 5-1 Game Time:...
  • 1 day 12 hr ago
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The Crossover: Five Questions About The Cleveland Cavaliers

SBN: Raptors HQ (steven_lebron) — Training camps have started around the league and the season opener will be here before you know it. To prepare for the new season, we're speaking with other SB Nation sites about their teams....
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NBA GM Survey: Raptors to win Atlantic, Valanciunas to break out

Raptors Republic (William Lou) — 30 NBA GM polled, top Raptors-related answers on the board. John Schuhmann of of NBA.com published the results to the 13th annual NBA GM survey on Wednesday. 30 general managers were polled,...
  • 1 day 17 hr ago
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Bad Ideas: Jordan Hamilton Throws Shade At LeBron James On Instagram

SBN: Raptors HQ (steven_lebron) — LEAVE. THE. KING. ALONE. WHY, JORDAN HAMILTON, WHY???? Twins! A photo posted by Jordan Hamilton (@jordanhamilton1) on Oct 10, 2014 at 8:55pm PDT Have we not learned to not...
  • 1 day 21 hr ago
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Morning Coffee – Wed, Oct 22

Raptors Republic (Sam Holako) — Raptors host Maccabi Haifa | Managing not way to keep Amir healthy | Ross to make leap this season | If you want Lowry's shoe, now is the time The post Morning Coffee – Wed,...
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Respect Earned: The Raptors' ESPN NBA Rank Finale

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Reynolds) — Our final look at ESPN's NBA Rank and some comments on the placement of the Raptors' two best players: DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry. To be clear, the ongoing ESPN NBA Rank is not over.  The...
  • 2 days ago
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The Crossover: Five Questions About The Atlanta Hawks

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Reynolds) — Training camps have started around the league and the season opener will be here before you know it. To prepare for the new season, we're speaking with other SB Nation sites about their teams....
  • 2 days ago
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How does Bruno Caboclo develop from here?

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — Bruno Caboclo highlights the need for an eventual exclusive D-League affiliation. The post How does Bruno Caboclo develop from here? appeared first on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network...
  • 2 days ago
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Your Fantasy Basketball Guide: Toronto Raptors Edition

SBN: Raptors HQ (Russell Peddle) — Do you play fantasy hoops and have a draft coming up this week? Wondering when it's safe to select your favourite Raptors without looking like a total "homer"? We've got you covered. The NBA...
  • 2 days ago
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Free Tickets to Raptors vs Maccabi – Here’s How to Get Them – #RRTix

Raptors Republic (Zarar Siddiqi) — We’ve giving away two tickets to the Raptors vs Maccabi Haifa game this Wednesday at at 7:30pm at the ACC. To win, all you have to do is post a Vine or Instagram using the hashtag #RRTix...
  • 2 days ago
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Dinos & Digits Countdown: A Look At Vince Carter's 2000-01 Season

SBN: Raptors HQ (Russell Peddle) — We finish our countdown of the best individual seasons in Raptors history with a look at Vince Carter's transcendent 2000-01 season. In case you missed it, we're doing a countdown of the...
  • 3 days ago
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Wayne Embry Inducted Into NCAS Hall of Fame

SBN: Raptors HQ (ChrisWalder) — Embry, a senior advisor for the Toronto Raptors and former interim general manager, is the latest inductee into the Hall of Fame of the National Consortium for Academics and Sports. As the first...
  • 3 days ago
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Raptors Weekly Podcast, Oct 20 – Preseason All-Star Reserves

Raptors Republic (Zarar Siddiqi) — We look at what the Raptors are doing in preseason, including trying to figure out what to do with Jordan Hamilton and Landry fields. There's also Drake. The post Raptors Weekly Podcast, Oct 20...
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Morning Coffee – Mon, Oct 20

Raptors Republic (Sam Holako) — Drake has given Raptors what he's given them | Open practice a huge success | Is Terrence Ross more Ray Allen or Sonny Weems? | Slow Monday morning... The post Morning Coffee...
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