Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Toronto’ Category

Jose Bautista’s bat flip home run ball up for sale in online auction

Friday, January 4th, 2019
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The ball that former Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista launched into the stands before his legendary bat flip is up for auction. It's believed to be the most significant Blue Jays-related game ball ever put up for sale.

Canadian para-cyclist hopes to inspire other people with disabilities to get active

Sunday, December 23rd, 2018
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Decorated Parapan American and Paralympic cyclist Shelley Gautier is going for gold at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics while trying to inspire more people with disabilities to get into the sport.

Toronto police arrest 7th St. Michael’s College School student

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
St. Michael's

Toronto police have arrested another St. Michael's College School student, a month after allegations of sexual assault and assault rocked the private Catholic school for boys.

Mississauga to remove Indigenous-themed mascots, imagery from sports facilities

Thursday, December 13th, 2018
Hockey kids

Mississauga will take down all "Indigenous-themed" imagery, symbols and names from city-owned sports facilities as part of a settlement worked out in part before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.

Toronto private school cancels basketball, football seasons amid sex assault scandal

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
St. Michael's

A prestigious Toronto private school rocked by allegations of assault and sexual assault by students has cancelled several sports programs.

Oshawa Generals ‘steeped in history’: no immediate plan to change name after GM plant closure

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
Oshawa Generals Doug Sanders

Oshawa Generals team president and governor Rocco Tullio says the five-time Memorial Cup-winning club hasn't explored the possibility of changing its name now that General Motors plans to leave the city.

Young fan whose moves went viral meets NBA’s Stephen Curry ahead of Raptors game

Saturday, December 1st, 2018
Zachary Walker and Steph Curry

Zachary Walker went viral after he showed off his handles during a halftime exhibition at a Toronto Raptors game.

Toronto police charge 6 students in St. Michael’s College School investigation

Monday, November 19th, 2018
Toronto St. Michael's School Police Presence

Toronto police have charged six students in connection with an alleged gang sexual assault at St. Michael's College School that was captured on camera and shared on social media.

‘We have to do better’: St. Michael’s private school principal acknowledges problems amid police probe

Sunday, November 18th, 2018
St. Michael's College School principal Greg Reeves

The principal of a Toronto private boys' school at the centre of a police probe following allegations that students have been assaulted or sexually assaulted on camera said there is a problem at the school and it needs to do better.

‘An indescribable thing’: 25 years later, Jays fan recalls ‘euphoria’ of 2nd straight World Series win

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
Joe Carter 1993 World Series Home Run

A die-hard fan is remembering the moment 25 years ago when Joe Carter hit the winning home run to clinch the Toronto Blue Jays' second-straight World Series in 1993 — a moment he celebrated at the time by joining the legendary player as he ran on the field.