Mar 18, 2013 18:44 EDT
Japanese pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka was told by the Cleveland Indians on Monday that he will not be on the roster for the team's Major League Baseball season opener on April 2 at Toronto.
Mar 16, 2013 02:20 EDT
Bloggers who oppose Russian President Vladimir Putin are targeting top lawmakers loyal to the Kremlin with scandalous revelations about their luxury apartments and jet-setting lifestyles which run counter to their patriotic rhetoric.
Mar 14, 2013 18:54 EDT
Sparked by the return of the Jets to Winnipeg the board of governors approved its realignment plan on Thursday, the National Hockey League announced.
Mar 14, 2013 16:14 EDT
If Europe can secure a free trade deal with Canada, it would lay the groundwork for a planned, much larger accord with the United States, French and Canadian leaders said Thursday.
Mar 13, 2013 19:21 EDT
France's Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault landed in Ottawa on Wednesday for a four-day visit that includes talks with his Canadian counterpart on quickening Canada-EU free trade negotiations.
Mar 13, 2013 13:41 EDT
Canadian fund Fairfax Holdings has expressed interest in helping recapitalise Greece's leading lender, National Bank, the bank said on Wednesday.
Mar 12, 2013 23:03 EDT
Dwyane Wade scored 23 points while LeBron James added 15 to spark the defending NBA champion Miami Heat to their 19th consecutive victory in a 99-81 rout of the Atlanta Hawks.
Mar 11, 2013 15:41 EDT
A former porn actor dubbed the "Canadian Psycho" appeared in court on Monday for a hearing on whether a trial can proceed in the grisly murder and dismembering of a Chinese man.
Mar 11, 2013 06:33 EDT
The epilogue of the most significant Canadian crime story in years begins Monday in Montreal with the trial of Luka Rocco Magnotta, accused of slaying and dismembering a Chinese student.
Mar 07, 2013 15:48 EST
Phoenix Suns starting center Marcin Gortat will miss about the next three to four weeks of the NBA season with a sprained foot, the team announced on Thursday.
Mar 04, 2013 15:48 EST
French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault announced Monday he will travel this month to "Canada and Quebec", singling out the French-speaking province whose status within Canada has been a source of friction between the two countries.
Feb 27, 2013 00:07 EST
The National Hockey League unveiled a proposed realignment plan based on geographic proximity and featuring a playoff format that would include wild card entrants.
Feb 24, 2013 15:26 EST
Before the smartphone, riders summoned a taxi by waving an arm or calling a dispatcher -- but mobile apps are changing that, helping both drivers and passengers.
Feb 24, 2013 10:01 EST
A 101-year-old Sikh believed to be the world's oldest distance runner retired after ending his last race in Hong Kong on a high, describing it as one of the "happiest days" of his long life.
Feb 22, 2013 15:07 EST
Justin Timberlake stepped up his return to the forefront of pop music Friday with news that he'll team up with Jay-Z this summer for full-scale concerts in a dozen major North American cities.
Feb 21, 2013 13:37 EST
A 101-year-old Sikh believed to be the world's oldest marathon runner said Thursday he felt sad to be retiring from competitive events, as he prepared for his last race this weekend.
Feb 14, 2013 17:15 EST
The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra announced Thursday it will perform a series of concerts in Toronto and New York starting later this month.
Feb 14, 2013 12:19 EST
Jim Balsillie, the former co-CEO and a driving force behind BlackBerry, no longer owns shares in the Canadian smartphone maker, according to a US securities filing Thursday.
Feb 11, 2013 18:02 EST
A showdown of National Hockey League division leaders postponed from last Saturday by a blizzard that struck the northeastern United States has been rescheduled for April 25, the NHL announced on Monday.
Feb 03, 2013 18:38 EST
Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra will guide the Eastern Conference squad in the 62nd NBA All-Star Game thanks to the reigning NBA champions' 100-85 victory on Sunday at Toronto.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|City of Toronto|
|Nickname(s): T.O., T-Dot, Hogtown, The Queen City, The Big Smoke, Toronto the Good, The City Within a Park|
|Motto: Diversity Our Strength|
|census metropolitan area in the province of Ontario|
|Districts||East York, Etobicoke, North York, Old Toronto, Scarborough, York|
|Established||August 27, 1793|
|Incorporated||March 6, 1834|
|Amalgamated||January 1, 1998 from Metropolitan Toronto|
|- Mayor||David Miller|
|- Council||Toronto City Council|
|- City||630 km2 (243.2 sq mi)|
|- Urban||1,749 km2 (675.3 sq mi)|
|- Metro||7,125 km2 (2,751 sq mi)|
|Elevation||76 m (249 ft)|
|- Density||3,972/km2 (10,287.4/sq mi)|
|- Golden Horseshoe||8,102,163|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|- Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Postal code span||M|
|Area code(s)||(416) and (647)|