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Quebec SAQ liquor store employees give green light for limited strike

Quebec SAQ liquor store employees give green light for limited strike

MONTREAL — Members of a union representing more than 5,000 Société des alcools du Québec employees have voted in favour of a strike that threatens to temporarily close some of the province's government-owned liquor stores.
Blue Jays pitcher Alek Manoah bumped from spring start due to right shoulder soreness

Blue Jays pitcher Alek Manoah bumped from spring start due to right shoulder soreness

DUNEDIN, Fla. — The Toronto Blue Jays say right-hander Alek Manoah has been bumped from his next scheduled pre-season start due to right shoulder soreness.
Canada men continue to struggle on HSBC SVNS circuit, losing second straight in L.A.

Canada men continue to struggle on HSBC SVNS circuit, losing second straight in L.A.

CARSON, Calif. — Canada's men lost their second straight game at the HSBC SVNS Los Angeles, blanked 40-0 by high-flying Fiji on Saturday. On Friday, the Canadians were beaten 24-7 by France, which finished third last week in Vancouver.
Canada's Eliot Grondin wins silver in World Cup snowboard cross

Canada's Eliot Grondin wins silver in World Cup snowboard cross

SIERRA NEVADA, Spain — Canada's Eliot Grondin won silver at a World Cup snowboard cross competition Saturday. Grondin, from Sainte-Marie, Que.
Canada's McKay, Miller place fourth in women's 10-metre synchro at diving World Cup

Canada's McKay, Miller place fourth in women's 10-metre synchro at diving World Cup

MONTREAL — Canada's Caeli McKay and Kate Miller placed fourth in the women's 10-metre synchronized event Saturday at the World Aquatics Diving World Cup.
Canucks sign star centre Elias Pettersson to eight-year contract extension

Canucks sign star centre Elias Pettersson to eight-year contract extension

VANCOUVER — A commitment to supporting a winning team, a strong relationship with management and talk of the club's long-term vision helped convince Vancouver star centre Elias Pettersson to tie his long-term future to the Canucks.
Former Newcastle midfielder Matty Longstaff looks forward to new start with TFC

Former Newcastle midfielder Matty Longstaff looks forward to new start with TFC

TORONTO — Just 23, Matty Longstaff arrives at Toronto FC with some memorable markers already on his footballing resume.
Watchdog investigating after officers shoot, kill man at home in Oakville, Ont.

Watchdog investigating after officers shoot, kill man at home in Oakville, Ont.

OAKVILLE — Ontario's police watchdog says it has launched an investigation after a man was allegedly shot and killed by police at a home in Oakville, Ont.
Skiing or golf? Spring break choices follow Canada's weird winter

Skiing or golf? Spring break choices follow Canada's weird winter

VANCOUVER — Bin Xie's children typically spend spring break at ski camps but, after unseasonably warm and unpredictable weather upended much of this year's ski season, his family decided to rent an RV to go camping in British Columbia's Interior inst
LGBTQ students look ahead after Alberta town bans Pride flags, rainbow crosswalks

LGBTQ students look ahead after Alberta town bans Pride flags, rainbow crosswalks

WESTLOCK, Alta. — Shaylin Lussier went home and screamed after the student's town voted for a bylaw banning Pride flags and rainbow crosswalks from municipal property. Lussier, a member of the gay-straight alliance in Westlock, Alta.