Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Toronto’ Category

Owner reunited with Blue Jays World Series ring stolen 23 years ago

Monday, October 16th, 2017
Authentic Jays rings

Two authentic Blue Jays rings stolen from a Mississauga residence decades ago were found and returned to their owners last Wednesday, Peel police say.

Obstacle course racing is becoming a serious sport and attracting big business

Saturday, October 14th, 2017
curved wall

Thousands of competitors from around the world are competing this weekend at the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships near Collingwood, Ont. - a testament to the growing popularity of the sport, which is attracting corporate sponsors and serious athletes.

Meet the Canadian composer who’s created a basketball symphony

Saturday, September 30th, 2017
Jared Miller

Fresh off a PhD from the prestigious Juilliard School in New York city, Jared Miller was commissioned to create a piece for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Victoria Symphony Orchestra

Meet the Mr. Fix-Its of the Invictus Games

Thursday, September 28th, 2017
Dave Caldwell

While wheelchair athletes competing in this year's Invictus Games in Toronto are focused on their performance, Dave Caldwell is making sure their equipment is in tip-top shape.

1st day of competition to get underway at Invictus Games in Toronto

Sunday, September 24th, 2017
Canada Invictus Games

Sunday marks the first day of competition for the Invictus Games.

‘My deepest respect’: Mike Myers gives tribute to Invictus athletes

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
'My deepest respect': Mike Myers gives tribute to Invictus athletes

Comedian brought to tears thanking wounded soldiers participating in games

Invictus Games to open Saturday night in Toronto

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
Invictus Games Training 20170922

The Invictus Games opening ceremony is set for tonight in Toronto.

This Canadian army corporal’s Invictus training inspired her to revisit old dreams

Friday, September 22nd, 2017
Kelly Scanlan

Kelly Scanlan, a 26-year-old veteran of the Canadian Forces, was inspired by her Invictus training to revisit a dream she thought was lost to her after a pre-deployment injury.

Crowd of royal watchers greet Prince Harry in Toronto on eve of Invictus Games

Friday, September 22nd, 2017
Prince Harry arrives at Invictus Games

Prince Harry, the founder of the multinational competition for wounded, injured and sick soldiers and veterans, has started a busy week in Toronto.

Toronto rolls out the welcome mat for Team Canada ahead of Invictus Games

Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Invictus Games Team Canada

The 90 athletes representing Canada at the upcoming Invictus Games have arrived in Toronto. They'll be competing in 12 sports but say the power of the games goes far beyond podium results.