USA overtakes Canada in World Cup gold-medal match

Doug Feinberg, The Associated Press Published Fri Sep 30, 2022 7:31AM EST Sydney (AFP) – Brianna Stewart and the United States used a dominant defensive effort to beat Canada and reach the World Cup gold medal for the fourth consecutive year. Stewart scored 17 points and the Americans raced into an early lead to snuff … Read more

Top bureaucrats investigate cryptocurrency after Poilievre campaign comments

Nujoud Al-Males, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, September 29, 2022 5:56AM ET Senior federal bureaucrats examined whether cryptocurrencies protect against inflation shortly after opposition leader Pierre Boliever was announced as a candidate in the Conservative leadership race, according to an internal government document. The Privy Council Office, whose role is to provide nonpartisan advice to … Read more

Top bureaucrats investigate cryptocurrency after Poilievre campaign comments

Nujoud Al-Males, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, September 29, 2022, 5:56AM EST Senior federal bureaucrats examined whether cryptocurrencies protect against inflation shortly after opposition leader Pierre Boliever was announced as a candidate in the Conservative leadership race, according to an internal government document. The Privy Council Office, whose role is to provide nonpartisan advice to … Read more

Yankees slugger Aaron Judge ties AL record with 61st home run of the season

Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees celebrates his record 61st this season, a two-stage shot, against the Jays in the seventh inning in Toronto on September 28, 2022.Nathan Dennett/The Canadian Press Aaron Judge sent his long-awaited historic 61st home run at the Blue Jays on Wednesday on an unforgettable night inside Toronto’s Rogers Center. … Read more

The Tenant’s Curse: In some neighborhoods, it costs more to not own a home now than to own a home

When Amanda Kotiesen moved to Yonge and St. Clair in Toronto a decade ago lived in a 330-square-foot condo above a bar, paying more than $1,100 a month for rent. Here, her life blossomed: she fell in love with a neighbor, and together they moved to a larger apartment nearby with a slightly higher rent … Read more

Report: Labor shortages, pandemic savings to ease short-term recession

Nujoud Al-Males, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022 5:52AM EST Last update Wednesday, September 28, 2022 5:52AM EST A tight job market and higher savings during the pandemic will mitigate the impact of the recession on Canadians, says a new report from Deloitte. Deloitte’s latest economic outlook report expects Canada to enter a … Read more

Blue Jays’ Manoah Receives $100,000 in Charitable Sponsorship for Defending Kirk

After defending his teammate in the wake of a bout of cyberbullying, Alec Manoah was awarded the “Sportsmanship Sponsorship” award for the first time by Dove Men + Care. The sponsorship, which will be officially given to Manoah ahead of Tuesday’s game against the New York Yankees at Rogers Center, comes with $100,000 in proceeds … Read more

Report: Labor shortages, pandemic savings to ease short-term recession

Nujoud Al-Males, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022 5:52AM EST Last update Wednesday, September 28, 2022 5:52AM EST A tight job market and higher savings during the pandemic will mitigate the impact of the recession on Canadians, says a new report from Deloitte. Deloitte’s latest economic outlook report expects Canada to enter a … Read more

Municipalities make developers wait longer, pay more for housing construction, says study of GTA homebuilders

Toronto-area municipalities take an average of 40 percent to approve housing development applications than it did two years ago, and the cost of processing these permits has risen more than 30 percent in the same period. Fees and delay costs are among the highest in the country and are passed directly to GTA homebuyers while … Read more

Masai Ujiri says teams need to look at their culture amid the recent chaos in the NBA

The last few explosive weeks in the NBA have seen Phoenix owner Robert Sarver and Boston coach I.M. Odoka suspended. Anthony Edwards of Minnesota has been reprimanded for his homophobic comments. Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant were at the center of Brooklyn’s off-season chaos. The NBA’s training camps fell on Tuesday after some of the … Read more