Latest Ontario News

Svechnikov's shootout goal sends Canes over Senators 3-2

Jan. 27, 2022 23:16 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov scored the shootout winner for the Carolina Hurricanes in their 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night. Carolina's Nino Niederreiter scored with just about three minutes remaining in regulation to force overtime, and Derek...

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...

Officials ID Indian family who died trying to cross into US

Jan. 27, 2022 15:33 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Officials in Ottawa said Thursday they have confirmed the identities of four Indian nationals whose bodies were found frozen in Manitoba near the Canada-U. S. border last week. The High Commission of India released a notice saying the four who died were...

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...

Canada police fear violence at trucker vaccine protest

Jan. 26, 2022 19:13 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A convoy of truckers set to descend on Ottawa to protest a vaccine mandate for cross-border drivers is prompting Canadian police to prepare for violence and politicians to warn against escalating rhetoric linked to the demonstration. Ottawa police Chief Peter...

Ennis' hat trick is all Ottawa needs vs. Buffalo in 5-0 win

Jan. 25, 2022 23:34 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Tyler Ennis had a hat trick to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 5-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. Drake Batherson and Alex Formenton also scored for Ottawa, while Matt Murray made 32 saves for his third win of the season and 14th career shutout....

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...