High-flying Hawks baseball team set sights on OCAA title
Entering the 2021-22 school year as back-to-back Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) champions, the Humber Hawks men’s baseball team have high expectations again this season. Unable to play at all in the 2020-21 school year as COVID-19 restrictions cancelled OCAA competitions, the Hawks are back, and off to a... Read more
Podcast: Canadian soccer roundup with Mitchell Tierney and Emily Wilson
On this Canadian soccer roundup podcast, host Benedict Rhodes speaks to two journalists about the biggest stories in the sport in this country. Mitchell Tierney comes on the show to talk about the men’s national team and their World Cup Qualifying campaign, before Emily Wilson joins to discuss the... Read more
After winning new term, Liberal Party faces pressure to deliver long-term transit promises
It takes a long time for a federal government to make significant change to big infrastructure projects like public transit, from the planning and preparation stages to the actual construction, but with voters giving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau another minority government on September 20, transit advocates are saying the... Read more
Sheriff Tiraspol win in Madrid focal point of second Champions League matchday
Another busy week of UEFA Champions League matches wrapped up on Wednesday, and featured a pair of major upsets. The most notable result came in Madrid, as Moldovan side Sheriff Tiraspol headed to the Spanish capital for a match with Real Madrid, where the winner seemed like a foregone... Read more
Trudeau calls for Canadians to unite on National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
REUTERS — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged Canadians to unite on the eve of the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation during a sombre ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday. “Do not tell me or try to explain that the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation... Read more
Blue Jays beat Yankees, remain one game back in wild card race
An eighth inning home run from Bo Bichette was the difference on Wednesday night, as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 6-5, keeping them in the hunt for an American League wild card spot. Marcus Semien’s first inning home run got the Blue Jays off to... Read more
Electrification, service capacity at the transit forefront ahead of federal election
With the Canadian federal election rapidly approaching, funding for public transportation is back in the headlines, as people look for more efficient, greener ways of getting from Point A to Point B. A major topic around public transit and the election on Sept. 20 is the electrification of transit... Read more
COVID vaccine shortage closes Toronto clinics
Shortages of COVID-19 vaccines have forced two health networks in Toronto to limit or close their immunization clinics, the Globe and Mail reports. Scarborough Health Network says it closed ts Centennial College and Centenary hospital clinics on Wednesday. Scarborough Health Network’s clinics were focusing on the vaccination of locals... Read more
First blood clot case  linked to AstraZeneca vaccine reported in Quebec
Canada has reported its first case of blood clots linked to the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine. The patient, a Quebec woman, is now recovering at home, according to CTV News. Quebec’s Ministry of Health did not confirm the age or location of the patient, but Health Minister Christian Dubé later identified... Read more
U.S. halts Johnson and Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine due to rare clot risk
(REUTERS) – U.S. federal health agencies have paused the use of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine. The decision follows the cases of six women under the age of 50 who developed rare blood clots after receiving their shots and deals a fresh setback in efforts to tackle the pandemic.... Read more