The destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian is seen from the air, in Marsh Harbor, Abaco Island, Bahamas, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. The death toll from Hurricane Dorian has climbed to 20. Bahamian Health Minister Duane Sands released the figure Wednesday evening and warned that more fatalities were likely. (AP Photo/Gonzalo Gaudenzi)
International

Ontario woman among Hurricane Dorian victims in the Bahamas

The family of a woman from Windsor, Ont., says she has died in the Bahamas as a result of hurricane Dorian. A GoFundMe page has been set up to raise money to bring the body of Alishia Sabrina Liolli back to Canada. The page says Liolli died from the impact of hurricane Dorian, which authorities […]

NBA Sports

Kings of the NBA: Toronto Raptors capture 1st crown in thrilling win over Warriors

Franchise wins NBA title 24 years after entering league Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard, centre, celebrates with the Larry O’Brien NBA Championship Trophy after defeating the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press) The Toronto Raptors are bringing the Larry O’Brien Trophy as NBA champions home to […]

Sofiane Ghazi, 37, is seen in this undated police handout photo. A Montreal man charged with fatally stabbing his unborn baby pleaded guilty today to modified charges of second-degree murder and aggravated assault. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Montreal Police
Canada

Montreal man pleads guilty to murder of unborn child

MONTREAL — A Montreal man charged with fatally stabbing his unborn baby pleaded guilty today to modified charges of second-degree murder and aggravated assault. The surprise pleas from Sofiane Ghazi, 39, came on the second day of his jury trial. He had initially been charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder in the stabbing of […]

This image uploaded to Instagram appears to show a mouse inside the new Chick-Fil-A location at 1 Bloor Street East. (Stephanie Cozzette)
Health & Wellness

Health inspectors visit Bloor Street Chick-Fil-A after video surfaces showing mouse on premises

This image uploaded to Instagram appears to show a mouse inside the new Chick-Fil-A location at 1 Bloor Street East. (Stephanie Cozzette) Chick-Fil-A’s first location in Toronto received a visit from health inspectors this week following the surfacing of a video that appeared to show a mouse inside the soon to open restaurant. The video […]

Canada's Khem Birch, right, looks to take the ball past Senegal's Youssoupha Ndoye, left, during their group H match in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 game in Dongguan in south China's Guangdong province, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. (AP Photo)
NBA Sports

Canada earns its first World Cup victory in 17 years by beating Senegal

DONGGUAN, China — Canada’s men’s basketball team finally has a World Cup victory — and some positive momentum in a FIBA World Cup tournament that had been a non-stop narrative of disappointment. Cory Joseph will take it. “It’s always good when there’s a little bit of light at the end of the tunnel, that’s always […]

A truck damaged by a spike belt in Durham Region on Sept. 4, 2019, is shown in footage from DRPS chopper Air1.
Canada

Armed man leads DRPS officers, chopper on 100km chase

A 49-year-old man is facing numerous charges after allegedly leading police on a chase through Bowmanville and Whitby on Wednesday night that lasted 100 kilometres. Durham Regional Police say that at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, they were called to the Owasco RV compound on Rundle Road in Clarington for a report of a pickup truck behaving […]

Finance Minister Rod Phillips says motorists can now display their insurance slip on their phone.
Canada

Pink auto insurance card goes digital for Ontario drivers

TORONTO – Ontario drivers can now carry electronic proof of their auto insurance on their smartphones or other devices. Finance Minister Rod Phillips says the pink paper insurance slip isn’t being eliminated yet, but being able to display the information on a phone can save drivers from rummaging through their glove compartments. He says there […]

African News

United States and Ghana Sign Declaration of Partnership on Food Security

The new Country Plan provides a blueprint to accelerate agriculture-led growth ACCRA, Ghana, September 5, 2019/ — On September 5, 2019, the governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Ghana signed a Declaration of Partnership at the African Green Revolution Forum hosted in Accra.  The Declaration launches a five-year Feed the […]