Groups vow to fight sexist, racist coverage of Kamala Harris after VP pick
Within minutes of Joe Biden's announcement Tuesday, false information was circulating on social media, claiming that Harris had called Biden a ``racist'' and that she is not eligible to be president.
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U.S. seeks more support from U.N. council to permanently extend Iran arms embargo
A new, much shorter draft of the resolution circulated by the U.S. states that the arms embargo ``shall continue to apply until the Security Council decides otherwise.''
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Lighting, Jackets make some Stanley Cup history in eight-period classic
Records were set. Emotions were raw. Yes, social media feeds worked overtime too.
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Accountability remains elusive in the case of Soleiman Faqiri
The case is one more example of why little trust exists between communities of colour and state institutions, Amira Elghawaby writes.
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Trump supporters won’t just disappear
Years of Islamophobia, racism, protectionism, nationalism and anti-intellectualism can’t be undone overnight, writer Avik Jain says.
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Heather Mallick: Women facing a firestorm of vicious hate
Heather Mallick despairs for women and their rights after ever more examples of misogynism.
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Universal, permanent paid sick days needed now
As the economy reopens in the midst of the pandemic and in the lead-up to flu season, the denial of paid sick days for many workers remains a public health threat, Drs. Kate Hayman and Jesse McLaren write.
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As Hong Kongers seek to emigrate over new national security law, many can’t leave
Most people in most countries either cannot or would not consider moving away to escape their governments. But many living in Hong Kong chose to escape the communist mainland or are descended from people who did.
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Suspect sought in what police believe was attempted sex assault in Edmonton’s Mill Creek Ravine
Police are looking for a suspect after they believe a man tried to sexually assault a 63-year-old woman in Edmonton's Mill Creek Ravine on Monday morning.
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How Joe Biden landed on Kamala Harris as his historic running mate
On Tuesday, Biden tapped California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his running mate, making her the first Black woman to serve on a major party presidential ticket.
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Toronto man finishes 355-km kayak journey through Lake Ontario
Toronto-native Mario Rigby recently completed a 355-kilometre kayak journey from Hamilton, Ont., to the Thousand Islands -- all while raising money for MyStand, a mentorship program for vulnerable youth in Toronto.
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Rosie DiManno: Blue Jays blow a three-run lead in the ninth against Marlins, but rally to win in the 10th
Two-out homer off Bass leaves Ryu with a no-decision, but Shaw delivers clutch hit.
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Man in critical condition after motorcycle crash near Radium, B.C.
A man is in critical condition after a motorcycle crash near Radium, B.C. on Tuesday afternoon.
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Top tips for watching the Perseid meteor shower, which peaks Aug. 11 and 12
The Canadian Space Agency says that up to 50 to 80 meteors per hour can streak across the sky.
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Rosie DiManno: The Jays, finally, have a better-than-expected home away from the dome
They’re still living out of a hotel, but it’ll be the same hotel for half the season.
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Australia reports deadliest day of coronavirus pandemic as cases escalate
Victoria reported 21 deaths - two more than the previous deadliest days earlier this week - and 410 new cases in the past 24 hours, ending a run of three consecutive days with new infections below 400.
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NHL pushes game back a day after Lightning, Blue Jackets go into 5th OT
The Tampa Bay Lightning and Columbus Blue Jackets competed in an extraordinarily long NHL playoff game on Tuesday, prompting the league to postpone the Eastern Conference game that was set to follow at Toronto's Scotiabank Arena.
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The best reactions to Lightning vs. Blue Jackets: the NHL’s fourth-longest game ever
Brayden Point and the Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets in “quintuple overtime” by a score of 3-2, ending the game after more than 150 minutes of playing time.
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Former Mexican president Pena Nieto investigated over alleged campaign corruption
Enrique Pena Nieto is being accused of partially funding his 2012 election campaign with bribes from the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht, which has admitted to involvement in widespread corruption in Latin America.
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Joonas Korpisalo makes 85 saves but Jackets lose to Lightning in five overtimes
The two teams play the fourth-longest game in NHL history.
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#ICYMI: Legault confident, Biden picks Kamala Harris for VP, port strike continues
Lots of stories to catch up on from today.
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Spotlight will shine on goalies in Canadiens-Flyers playoff series
Montreal will be hoping to rattle young Philadelphia goalie Carter Hart, who grew up idolizing Carey Price.
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Escape 2020 by stepping back into the '90s, with an Airbnb stay at the last Blockbuster
In Deschutes Country, Ore., a few people are getting the change to briefly escape the pandemic and step back into the '90s -- by partaking in a special AirBnB experience inside the world’s last Blockbuster Video.
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Another $20M wrongful death lawsuit filed against Mississauga long-term-care home operator
Peel Public Health reports show that both Erin Mills and Village of Erin Meadows have had 21 resident deaths, which is the third-most among long-term-care and retirement homes across Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga.
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U.S. inks deal with Moderna for 100M doses of potential COVID-19 vaccine
The U.S. government previously gave Moderna around $1 billion to fund its research efforts, bringing total U.S. funding to around $2.5 billion.
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Man charged in attempted kidnapping of Montreal teen has history of convicted sexual assault
His his previous crimes were committed between 2002 and 2004. He was convicted of sexually assaulting eight victims between the ages of 14 and 25.
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Calgary Flames beat the Dallas Stars, strike first in NHL playoff series
The game also featured a title bout of team super pests Corey Perry and Calgary’s Matthew Tkachuk. The two dropped the gloves off the draw in the first period and exchanged haymakers.
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Coronavirus: Lethbridge university and college prepare for students in residences
The 2020 fall semester is just around the corner and some students attending the University of Lethbridge will be settling into residency to begin a new and untraditional year of post-secondary education.
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‘This is normal for us’: Indigenous leaders want help to end suicide crisis
The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations hosted several chiefs at a news conference Tuesday near a teepee erected on the lawn across from the legislature to draw attention to the suicide problem.
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Stu Cowan: Only thing predictable about Canadiens is unpredictability
After pulling off an upset victory over Penguins in qualifying round, can they do it again against the Flyers in first round of playoffs?
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Manitoba storm chasers hope to shave precious seconds off emergency alerts
Storm chasers are broadcasting video of developing weather systems live through social media and relaying what they're seeing to Environment Canada.
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Keeping chronic wasting disease in mind as Saskatchewan hunting season approaches
The Saskatchewan government's chronic wasting disease (CWD) surveillance program detected 528 positive cases last hunting season.
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