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Residents returning to Pikangikum First Nation with forest fire held at bay

Residents evacuated from a northwestern Ontario First Nation have begun to return home as a nearby wildfire is held at bay. The chief of Pikangikum First Nation said the community is remaining alert but residents who had to leave are heading home.
Win or lose, Toronto Raptors' deep playoff run puts franchise in the spotlight

Win or lose, Toronto Raptors' deep playoff run puts franchise in the spotlight

TORONTO — Win or lose, the Toronto Raptors' deep run into the basketball post-season has put Canada's lone NBA team in the spotlight around the league and across the country.

Ontario wants anti-carbon tax gas pump stickers displayed by Aug. 30

TORONTO — Ontario wants gas station operators to display mandatory anti-carbon tax stickers by the end of the summer — just as long weekend travellers fill up and before the federal election campaign gets underway.

Man can press part of suit against cop he says framed him, Appeal Court says

TORONTO — A man who claims Toronto police officers framed him over a car crash can pursue some of his civil lawsuit against a constable and others involved in the alleged conspiracy, Ontario's top court ruled on Tuesday.

Raptors fans' cheers after Durant injury 'overstated,' Toronto mayor says

Toronto's mayor is defending his city's basketball fans, saying cheers from Raptors supporters when a star Golden State Warriors player got injured in Monday's nail-biter playoff game are being "overstated.
Oprah appearance gets cancelled by Toronto Raptors as NBA Finals push ahead

Oprah appearance gets cancelled by Toronto Raptors as NBA Finals push ahead

TORONTO — Oprah Winfrey is stepping aside to make way for the Toronto Raptors. The famed TV host's plans to bring her "Your Path Made Clear'' speaking engagement to the Scotiabank Arena on Friday have been cancelled, announced promoter Live Nation.
Raptors look to regroup after eerie Game 5; Take 3-2 lead to Oakland

Raptors look to regroup after eerie Game 5; Take 3-2 lead to Oakland

TORONTO — Raptors championship hats and T-shirts sat stacked in bins at Scotiabank Arena, ready to be distributed to players on Monday night.
Dog who saved owner from bear among 3 rescues inducted into hall of fame

Dog who saved owner from bear among 3 rescues inducted into hall of fame

TORONTO — A 14-year-old rescue dog who laid her life on the line to save her owner from a charging black bear is among the new inductees into the Purina Animal Hall of Fame.

Ticats change time of opener to try to avoid big overlap with Raptors game

HAMILTON — The 2019 CFL season will start 30 minutes earlier than expected thanks to the Toronto Raptors. Thursday's game between the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and visiting Saskatchewan Roughriders will begin at 7 p.m.

Analysis: Golden State won, but both teams lost Game 5

TORONTO — The scoreboard said Golden State 106, Toronto 105. The reality was that both teams lost. It's almost unimaginable: an NBA Finals game where neither team felt like celebrating afterward.
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