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Team Ontario youngster tosses no-hitter at Canadian Little League Championships

The Little League Baseball Canadian Championship is a place where kids can make memories for a lifetime, all while chasing a title. On Tuesday, team Ontario’s Roman Figueroa did just that.  Pitching against the Prairies, Figueroa spun a gem, throwing the first no-hitter of his young baseball career en route to a 2-0 victory. “It’s just a rush of all ...

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Humboldt Broncos player Matthieu Gomercic signs with Ontario university hockey team

A Humboldt Broncos player injured in a deadly crash in Saskatchewan has signed with a hockey team at an Ontario post-secondary institution. Matthieu Gomercic, a 20-year-old forward from Winnipeg, is joining the Ridgebacks at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa. Coach Curtis Hodgins says in a news release that Gomercic has a big frame, protects pucks well ...

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Former NHL goalie Ray Emery identified as drowning victim in Ontario

Former NHL goaltender Ray Emery was found dead Sunday in Hamilton, Ontario, a victim of an apparent drowning. The 35-year-old Emery was identified by Hamilton Police as the man pulled from Hamilton Harbour.  According to initial reports, Emery was visiting friends when the group decided to go swimm… CBSSports.com Headlines

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Noel Edison, Grammy-Nominated Ontario Conductor, Subject Of Sexual Misconduct Probe

TORONTO — The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir says it has placed its Grammy-nominated conductor Noel Edison on a personal leave of absence while it investigates allegations of sexual misconduct. In a joint statement with the director of the Elora Singers, a southwestern Ontario choir that Edison also conducted, the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir’s chair and ex… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All ...

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Ontario PC Leadership Hopefuls Have Heated Exchanges At Ottawa Debate

Sparks flew at the Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership debate in Ottawa Wednesday — with Doug Ford in the thick of most of it. Ford used the second and final debate in the six-week race to take pointed shots at former MPP Christine Elliott, an old family friend, and lawyer Caroline Mulroney. But the former Toronto city councillor kept his powder ...

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Doug Ford Was Actually Speechless For A Few Seconds During Ontario PC Debate

OTTAWA — Doug Ford isn’t known for being speechless, but he found himself briefly at a loss of words on Wednesday during the Ontario PC leadership debate on the topic of #MeToo. The former Toronto city councillor responded first to a question asking candidates what they would do to ensure sexual harassment has no place in politics. Ford was succinct, ...

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Ontario PC Leadership Debate Adds To The Political Drama

The race to lead the Ontario Progressive Conservatives might be the most captivating political drama in Canada right now. And on Wednesday, it will continue in a possibly make-or-break debate, hosted by HuffPost Canada’s Ottawa bureau chief Althia Raj and livestreamed on Facebook. The race took another turn this week when Patrick Brown — who sparked the contest by resigning ...

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Ulla Theoret, Victim In Ontario Triple Murder-Suicide, Was Stalked By Killer: Son

A man whose mother, brother and grandmother died in what Ontario provincial police are calling a triple murder-suicide said Monday that his loved ones were killed by a neighbour who had been “stalking” his parent. Thomas Theoret said his mother Ulla Theoret, 55, brother Paul Theoret, 28, and his grandmother Raija Turanen, 88, were found dead at their rural home ...

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Eric Hoskins, Ontario Health Minister, Resigns To Work On National Pharmacare Plan

OTTAWA — Tuesday’s federal budget will establish a national advisory group with former Ontario health minister Eric Hoskins at the helm that will work towards setting up a Canada-wide pharmacare plan, sources say. Hoskins himself dropped a major clue about the no-longer-so-secret plan Monday when he abruptly resigned both his cabinet position and his seat in the provincial legislature, saying ...

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