Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Ottawa’ Category

Handwriting expert sides with casino in Melnyk suit

Friday, December 6th, 2019
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A handwriting expert testifying in a lawsuit filed by a Connecticut casino against Eugene Melnyk said it's "highly probable" the Ottawa Senators owner signed all the bank drafts at the centre of the dispute.

Borocop incident manna from heaven for sagging Sens, but will it last?

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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The Senators social media team has earned a lot of likes since the D-man-turned-G-man foiled a robbery attempt in Vancouver, but one sports marketing expert says it's a mere blip for the troubled team.

Fury owners blame ‘politics’ for decision to suspend operations

Friday, November 8th, 2019
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The owners of the Ottawa Fury say the club team failed to obtain sanctioning from governing bodies that oversee the United Soccer League (USL).

Ottawa Fury won’t take the field next season

Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Ottawa Fury FC will suspend operations for the 2020 season, CBC News has learned.

Dismal season a ‘major test’ for Redblacks fans

Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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After seeing their team advance to three of the last four Grey Cups, 2019 wasn't the kind of season Ottawa Redblacks fans have grown used to.

Former Rough Riders coach George Brancato dead at 88

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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George Brancato, who won Grey Cups with the Ottawa Rough Riders as a player, assistant coach and head coach, has died. He was 88.

Eugene Melnyk’s organ transplant charity ‘on hold’ until April

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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Its social media posts have dried up, its phone number is out of service and its annual gala didn't happen in 2019. But Eugene Melnyk insists his charity, The Organ Project, is still alive, and is refocusing its efforts for a relaunch next year.

Erik Karlsson and wife welcome baby girl 18 months after tragic death of son

Friday, October 4th, 2019
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Erik and Melinda Karlsson are the proud parents of a baby girl. The former Ottawa Senators captain, now a defenceman with the San Jose Sharks, shared the good news in an Instagram post on Thursday night.

Eugene Melnyk goes to court to get jet back

Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk was forced to go to court to get his company's private jet back from an aviation company that was holding it over an unpaid debt.

U.S. casino sues Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk for more than $900K

Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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A casino in Connecticut is suing Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk for more than $900,000, saying he tried and failed to pay them with bank drafts over a winter weekend in 2017.