Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Toronto’ Category

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.

Kenya’s Philemon Rono sets new record at Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
Philemon Rono

Kenyan runner Philemon Rono ran a historic Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday, crossing the finish line at 2:06:51 — winning the race and setting a new record for the fastest marathon run on Canadian soil.

‘You will live forever in the hearts of Canadians’: Maple Leafs honour Gord Downie at ACC

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
Gord Downie Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs mourned Canadian rock icon Gord Downie with a moment of silence before the puck dropped at Wednesday's game against the Detroit Red Wings.

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.