Latest Canada News

Goran Dragic leaves Raptors because of personal matter

Nov. 28, 2021 17:19 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Goran Dragic has left the Toronto Raptors because of a personal matter. The Raptors said Sunday before their game against Boston Celtics that the 35-year-old guard — acquired along with Precious Achiuwa in the offseason deal that sent Kyle Lowry to...

Northwest flooding evolving in areas hit by prior storm

Nov. 28, 2021 16:59 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Though flooding that was expected to threaten parts of the Northwest didn't end up being too bad Sunday, weather officials urged residents to remain alert because more rain was on the way to an area where there's lingering water from extreme weather earlier this month. ...

Mexican regulators approve $31 billion railroad merger deal

Nov. 28, 2021 15:25 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mexican regulators have approved Canadian Pacific's $31 billion plan to acquire Kansas City Southern and create a railroad linking Mexico, Canada and the United States. The deal could close as soon as mid-December if shareholders of both...

World Cup super-G called off in Canada due to too much snow

Nov. 28, 2021 15:23 PM EST

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — What was supposed to be a three-race World Cup weekend turned into a one-race weekend in Lake Louise with the cancellation of Sunday’s men’s super-G. Heavy, wet snow continued to blanket Banff National Park and made it too hard to groom...

Britain, Kazakhstan, Croatia advance at Davis Cup Finals

Nov. 28, 2021 12:54 PM EST

Britain, Kazakhstan and Croatia each advanced to the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup Finals by winning their groups on Sunday. Britain beat the Czech Republic 2-1 to win Group C in Innsbruck, Austria, setting up a quarterfinal against either Serbia and top-ranked Novak...

Sapporo expected to announce cost cuts to land 2030 Olympics

Nov. 28, 2021 06:00 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — The northern Japanese city of Sapporo is set to announce what it says will be a reduction in costs that will make it an attractive venue for the 2030 Winter Olympics. City officials were expect to announce details on Monday. The...

Rantanen's hat trick lifts Avalanche past Predators 6-2

Nov. 28, 2021 01:06 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Mikko Rantanen changed positions, but not his game. He’s still piling up the goals and assists. Rantanen had a hat trick and an assist, Bo Byram scored in his return to the lineup, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Nashville Predators 6-2 on Saturday...

Kings knock off Senators 4-2 to halt losing streak at 5

Nov. 28, 2021 00:58 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carl Grundstrom scored twice and the Los Angeles Kings snapped a five-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night. Viktor Arvidsson had a power-play goal and Arthur Kaliyev also scored for the Kings. Cal Petersen made...

Montreal scores 5 times in third for 6-3 win over Pittsburgh

Nov. 27, 2021 23:12 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens scored five third-period goals, and the most important one came shortly after Pittsburgh tied the game. Christian Dvorak scored the first of those five, helping the Canadiens end a lengthy road drought by beating the Penguins 6-3...

Koskinen stops 36 shots, Edmonton tops Golden Knights, 3-2

Nov. 27, 2021 22:51 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mikko Koskinen stopped 36 shots and earned his 11th victory as the Edmonton Oilers beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 on Saturday night. Koskinen’s win total is tied for the NHL’s best this season. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Zach Hyman and Jesse Puljujarvi...