Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Toronto’ Category

After a record-setting season, TFC sets its sights on a Champions League title

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Not satisfied after capturing the first ever domestic treble in MLS history, Toronto FC is gearing up to take the best club teams from North and Central America in the cutthroat CONCACAF Champions League.

Mississauga gymnastics coach charged after allegedly sexually assaulting teen girl

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
Scott McFarlane gymanastics coach

A 28-year-old gymnastics coach who has worked in Mississauga, Ont., Oakville, Ont. and B.C. faces five charges after he allegedly sexually assaulted a teenaged student over a period of several years.

Tory says he supports proposal for Toronto to co-host 2026 FIFA World Cup

Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Toronto Mayor John Tory year-end

John Tory endorsed on Monday a report by city staff recommending that Toronto pursue a co-host position for the international sporting event, widely considered the largest in the world by viewership and interest.

There will be poutine: First look at Canada Olympic House for Pyeongchang 2018

Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Homesick Canadian Olympians can cheer up by eating poutine in the freezing cold at Team Canada's headquarters for the upcoming Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Leafs legend Johnny Bower to be honoured at public memorial

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

A roster of hockey legends is set to pay tribute to the late Toronto Maple Leaf goaltender Johnny Bower Wednesday afternoon.

‘There may not be a more loved Toronto Maple Leaf’: City mourns hockey legend Johnny Bower

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

An outpouring of love and sympathy was tangible Tuesday night as friends and fans alike commented the retired Leafs' goaltender's legacy.

Toronto FC victory parade, fan rally to take over downtown today

Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Toronto FC is set to celebrate its weekend Major League Soccer Cup win over the Seattle Sounders with a downtown parade and fan rally on Monday.

Argos show off Grey Cup at championship rally

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

The Toronto Argonoauts will celebrate with fans and show off their hard-won Grey Cup during a rally at Nathan Phillips Square.

Argos to host Nathan Phillips Square rally to celebrate snowy Grey Cup win

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Toronto fans will get a chance this week to congratulate the Argonauts for their wild Grey Cup win against the Calgary Stampeders.

Roy Halladay fan who met him through Make-A-Wish recalls ‘3 of the best days of my life’

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
Sean Clayton

Toronto Blue Jays great Roy Halladay, who died Tuesday in a plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico, is not only being remembered for his on-field accomplishments. “Doc” is also being honoured for his charity work that particularly helped sick children forget their circumstances, if even for a short while.