Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Toronto’ Category

‘The truth will come out’: Raptors president Masai Ujiri calls lawsuit ‘malicious’

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
BKN Raptors President Ujiri 20190625

Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri says a lawsuit filed against him by a northern California sheriff's deputy is "malicious."

California police officer suing Masai Ujiri in wake of championship altercation

Monday, February 10th, 2020
 Masai Ujiri Press Conference, Toronto

Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri is being sued by the California police officer he scuffled with in the moments after his team won the NBA championship last June.

Toronto Blue Jays revive ‘old school’ classic powder blue uniform with new twist

Saturday, January 18th, 2020
BBA Blue Jays Winterfest 20200118

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette, Cavan Biggio, and Randal Grichuk represent the future of the Toronto Blue Jays, and now they have the uniforms to match.

Raptors hold moment of silence for Flight PS752 victims

Sunday, January 12th, 2020
Raptors hold moment of silence for Flight PS752 victims

The Toronto Raptors held a moment of silence for the victims of Flight PS752, which was shot down in Iran, before the team's game against the San Antonio Spurs.

‘Closing the dream gap’: Dozens hit the ice in Toronto in support of women’s hockey

Saturday, January 4th, 2020
Sydney Kidd and Emma Greco

People of all ages turned out in their numbers in Toronto, Calgary and Montreal on Saturday, in support of the future of women’s hockey in Canada, months after the collapse of the Canadian Women's Hockey League.

Masai Ujiri on winning, changing the Raptors culture, and why he doesn’t feel pressure

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
masai-ujiri-raptors

"If we don't win for the next hundred years, we always think we can win. You always believe that you can. That's what a championship does and that's what it does for the city," Raptors president tells CBC Radio's Metro Morning.

Hundreds gather to watch tennis champion Bianca Andreescu light Eaton Centre Christmas tree

Thursday, November 14th, 2019
Eaton Centre Christmas tree

Joined by hundreds of Torontonians eager to witness the official start of the holiday season, tennis champion Bianca Andreescu hosted an official ceremony to light up Toronto Eaton Centre's iconic Christmas tree.  

Liberal Olympian Adam van Koeverden defeats deputy PC leader Lisa Raitt in Milton, Ont.

Monday, October 21st, 2019
Ont Milton Liberals 20190120

Four-time Olympic medal winner and Liberal candidate Adam van Koeverden flipped the traditionally blue riding of Milton, Ont., defeating deputy Conservative party leader and incumbent Lisa Raitt.

‘That means a lot’: New Raptors coach Brittni Donaldson happily takes on job of role model

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
donaldson-brittni-1180

New Raptors assistant coach Brittni Donaldson, the tenth female assistant coach in NBA history, says she takes being a role model for young boys and girls seriously.

Mississauga plans big tribute for tennis star Bianca Andreescu today

Sunday, September 15th, 2019
TENNIS-USOPEN/ANDREESCU-TROPHY

Ten of thousands are expected to gather in Mississauga, Ont., on Sunday to cheer tennis star Bianca Andreescu.