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    Prince Harry praises athletes for service as he helps kick off Invictus Games
    Sep24

    Prince Harry praises athletes for service as he helps kick off Invictus Games

    TORONTO — The Invictus Games got off to a rollicking start Saturday as scores of war-wounded athletes marched, limped or wheeled their way to thumping martial music, dazzling lights and supportive cheers into a downtown Toronto arena, where they heard Prince Harry praise them for the courage that had brought them to the event he co-founded. The...

    Free speech, free trade and failure: how federal politics touched us this week
    Sep23

    Free speech, free trade and failure: how federal politics touched us this week

    OTTAWA — The winner of the first week back from summer on Parliament Hill? A banner-dragging aircraft-for-rent. On Monday, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation hired one to welcome MPs back to Ottawa for the fall session, pulling a giant banner that denounced Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s tax proposals as too anti-business. Not to be...

    Government will move forward with process to put Ukraine on weapons export list: Trudeau
    Sep23

    Government will move forward with process to put Ukraine on weapons export list: Trudeau

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Canadian government will place Ukraine on a list of countries to which it will permit certain weapons exports. Trudeau made the comments after a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Toronto on Friday. Trudeau says the government has begun to move forward with the lengthy process that would...

    Justin Trudeau backs UN peacekeeping mission in Ukraine, but stops short of offering to join in
    Sep23

    Justin Trudeau backs UN peacekeeping mission in Ukraine, but stops short of offering to join in

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed support for a potential United Nations peacekeeping mission in war-torn Ukraine on Friday, but stopped short of committing Canadian troops. “I think this is a situation where there is definitely a very strong potential role for peacekeepers, and that’s something we look forward to having discussions...

    In debut at UN, Trump to offer assurances, warnings
    Sep16

    In debut at UN, Trump to offer assurances, warnings

    NEW YORK — President Donald Trump will use his debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly next week to offer warmth to the United States’ allies and warnings to its adversaries. “He slaps the right people, he hugs the right people and he comes out very strong in the end,” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said...

    Svitolina beats Wozniacki 6-4, 6-0 for WTA’s Rogers title
    Aug14

    Svitolina beats Wozniacki 6-4, 6-0 for WTA’s Rogers title

    TORONTO — Elina Svitolina beat Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-0 to win the Rogers Cup final Sunday, giving her a fifth WTA Tour title this season. The 22-year-old Ukrainian used powerful groundstrokes and a big serve to keep the sixth-ranked Wozniacki off balance. A break at love in the ninth game gave the fifth-ranked Svitolina the edge in the first...

    Elina Svitolina beats Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-0 to win Rogers Cup
    Aug13

    Elina Svitolina beats Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-0 to win Rogers Cup

    TORONTO — Elina Svitolina defeated Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-0 to win the Rogers Cup women’s tennis tournament on Sunday at Aviva Centre. It was Svitolina’s fifth WTA Tour title of the season. The 22-year-old Ukrainian used powerful groundstrokes and a big serve to keep the sixth-ranked Wozniacki off balance. A break at love at 4-4...

    Wozniacki beats Stephens to reach Rogers Cup women’s tennis final
    Aug12

    Wozniacki beats Stephens to reach Rogers Cup women’s tennis final

    TORONTO — Sixth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki defeated Sloane Stephens 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday afternoon to reach the final of the Rogers Cup women’s tennis tournament. Wozniacki will play either defending champion Simona Halep of Romania or Elina Svitolina of Ukraine in the championship on Sunday. Stephens had her serve broken in the opening game...

    Top-ranked Pliskova eliminated by former world No. 1 Wozniacki at Rogers Cup
    Aug12

    Top-ranked Pliskova eliminated by former world No. 1 Wozniacki at Rogers Cup

    TORONTO — Caroline Wozniacki made some changes this week to try to change her fortune in a city that has not been kind on the tennis front. Personal driver? Not needed this time around. Same hotel as before? Switch that booking. Wozniacki is not only winning in Toronto for the first time in her career, she’s doing it against the...

    Bouchard bows out of Rogers Cup with doubles loss, partner Pliskova advances in singles
    Aug11

    Bouchard bows out of Rogers Cup with doubles loss, partner Pliskova advances in singles

    TORONTO — The old-school Eugenie Bouchard returned to the court Thursday at the Rogers Cup. Her smile was back and there was spring in her step. She looked like the player who enjoyed a breakout season in 2014. The only thing missing was a victory. Bouchard, who has been unable to shake a long singles slump, teamed with Karolina Pliskova for a...

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