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Crowd in Ontario cheers on anti-vaccine mandate truck convoy

Jan. 27, 2022 19:51 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Crowds cheered, waved flags and hoisted signs in Ontario on Thursday as parts of a convoy of truckers headed for Ottawa to protest the Canadian government’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for cross-border drivers. Several thousand people are expected in Ottawa as early...

Charlotte's Washington, Toronto's Champagnie fined $15,000

Jan. 27, 2022 13:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has announced Charlotte Hornets forward PJ Washington and Toronto Raptors forward Justin Champagnie have been fined $15,000 apiece for their roles in an on-court altercation on Tuesday. On the play before the confrontation, Washington knocked Champagnie to...

DeRozan powers Bulls to 111-105 win over Raptors

Jan. 26, 2022 23:47 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 29 points, Zach LaVine added 23 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Toronto Raptors 111-105 on Wednesday night. Nikola Vucevic also scored 17 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, notching his fifth straight double-double and helping the Bulls win...

Matthews lifts Maple Leafs over Ducks 4-3 in shootout

Jan. 26, 2022 23:38 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews scored the shootout winner and the Toronto Maple Leafs got three power-play goals Wednesday night in a 4-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks. Mitch Marner, William Nylander and John Tavares all scored with the man advantage to give Toronto a two-goal...

Siakam and Trent Jr. lead Raptors past Hornets, 125-113

Jan. 25, 2022 23:06 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam had 24 points and matched his career high with 12 assists, and Gary Trent Jr. scored a season-best 32 for the Toronto Raptors in a 125-113 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday night. OG Anunoby added 24 points, Chris Boucher had 12, Malachi...

Insider Q&A: Internet guardian Ron Deibert of Citizen Lab

Jan. 24, 2022 09:48 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The internet watchdog Citizen Lab has been remarkably effective in calling to account governments and private sector firms that use information technology to put people in peril. Its digital sleuths at the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs are...

McCollum, Nurkic lead Trail Blazers over Raptors, 114-105

Jan. 23, 2022 21:41 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — CJ McCollum had 19 points and 10 rebounds, Jusuf Nurkic had 11 points and 11 rebounds for his fifth straight double-double, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Toronto Raptors 114-105 on Sunday night. Anfernee Simons and Nassir Little each had 19 points and Ben...

Rielly, Mrazek lead Maple Leafs to 3-1 win over Islanders

Jan. 22, 2022 22:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Rielly had a goal and an assist, Petr Mrazek stopped 25 shots and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the New York Islanders 3-1 Saturday night. Mitch Marner and Pierre Engvall also scored as the Maple Leafs finished a six-game road trip at 3-2-1. ...

VanVleet rescues Raptors late in 109-105 win over Wizards

Jan. 21, 2022 23:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fred VanVleet hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 59 seconds to play, and the Toronto Raptors hung on after blowing an 18-point fourth-quarter lead to beat the Washington Wizards 109-105 on Friday night. Rookie Scottie Barnes scored a career-high 27 points, VanVleet...

Doncic leads streaking Mavericks to 102-98 win over Raptors

Jan. 20, 2022 00:18 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic scored a season-high 41 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:01 to play, and tied his season best with 14 rebounds as the surging Dallas Mavericks held off the Toronto Raptors 102-98 on Wednesday night. Kristaps Porzingis had 18 points and seven...