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Latest news from Local2.ca - Ontario feed

  1. Samuel Girard, Kim Boutin qualify for Canada's short track Olympic team

    08.20 / 01:49 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    MONTREAL — Samuel Girard and Kim Boutin will compete at the 2018 Olympics Games in Pyeongchang after qualifying for the provisional Canadian short-track team on Saturday. Girard, from Ferland-et-Boilleau, Q…
  2. Penn Jillette apologizes to Newfoundland for insult comedy

    08.20 / 01:49 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    LOS ANGELES — Penn Jillette is apologizing profusely for his wisecracks insulting Newfoundland. The talkative half of the Penn & Teller magic and comedy act called Newfoundland "a euphemism for stupid" during Friday's "Overtime with Bill M…
  3. Greyhounds ink free agent forward

    08.20 / 01:30 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    Centre Ryan Roth had plans to play NCAA hockey with St. Lawrence before signing with the Soo…
  4. Don Cherry leads seventh inning stretch at Blue Jays game at Wrigley Field

    08.20 / 00:49 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    CHICAGO — Canadian hockey commentator Don Cherry showcased his vocal skills Saturday during the Toronto Blue Jays game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley F…
  5. Wolfpack down Thunder 50-0 in first Super 8s game at Lamport Stadium

    08.19 / 23:31 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    TORONTO — Quentin Laulu-Togaga'e scored two tries in a five-minute span in the second half as the Toronto Wolfpack downed the Newcastle Thunder 50-0 on Saturday in the fourth round of Kingstone Press League 1's Super 8s p…
  6. Message of love, tolerance spread at anti-racism rally in Vancouver

    08.19 / 23:31 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    VANCOUVER — Thousands of people have joined a protest against racism and hate at Vancouver's city h…
  7. MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest 'abusive' treatment

    08.19 / 23:31 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    Major League Baseball umpires are wearing white wristbands during games Saturday, protesting "abusive player behaviour " after Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel…
  8. Wind fans B.C. fires, but growth of two largest blazes is limited

    08.19 / 23:31 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — Two of British Columbia's biggest wildfires haven't grown much over the past few days despite being fanned by strong w…
  9. Duke University removes damaged Robert E. Lee statue

    08.19 / 22:32 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    DURHAM, N.C. — Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday after it was vandalized amid a national debate about monuments to the C…
  10. Happ's bat, Quintana's arm lead Cubs over Blue Jays 4-3

    08.19 / 22:32 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    CHICAGO — Rookie Ian Happ hit his 18th home run, Jose Quintana pitched six effective innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Saturday to keep up their success against AL o…
  11. Police ask for help to local missing young woman

    08.19 / 22:13 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    Riley McPhee was last seen wearing a black sweater and black…
  12. Charlotte's legs are bruised from smacking into walls - she needs a new wheelchair

    08.19 / 22:13 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    Charlotte Cuthbertson's wheelchair was always a lemon. It finally went 'kaput' and her friends and family are raising funds to get her a new…
  13. Saskatchewan Party sets Jan. 27 as date for vote to replace Premier Brad Wall

    08.19 / 21:31 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    MEADOW LAKE, Sask. — The Saskatchewan Party will choose a new leader to replace Premier Brad Wall in J…
  14. Spain investigates missing imam, mysterious explosion

    08.19 / 21:31 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    RIPOLL, Spain — A missing imam and a house that exploded days ago became the focus Saturday of the investigation into an extremist cell responsible for two deadly attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort, as authorities narrowed in on who r…
  15. Suspect in killings of 2 Fla. officers arrested at bar

    08.19 / 20:50 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. — A police officer in Florida died from his injuries Saturday, a day after his colleague was killed when a suspect fired at them during a scuffle while they were on patrol. The suspect was later arrested at a bar. S…
  16. 'Free speech rally' cut short after massive counterprotest

    08.19 / 20:50 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    BOSTON — Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism, dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short their planned "free speech rally" a week a…
  17. Maltais withdraws from Canada's 2018 short-track speedskating team selections

    08.19 / 19:50 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    MONTREAL — Valerie Maltais of Saguenay, Que., withdrew from Canada's 2018 short-track speedskating team Olympic selection competition on Saturday due to a c…
  18. Serpico, others from NYPD, rally in support of Kaepernick

    08.19 / 19:50 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    NEW YORK — A former New York City police officer, whose claims of police corruption in the 1970s were chronicled in an Al Pacino movie, joined dozens of current and former officers Saturday at a rally in support of getting quarterback Colin K…
  19. U.S. signals Trump's Buy American agenda non-negotiable in NAFTA talks

    08.19 / 18:44 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    OTTAWA — The U.S. appears to be signalling that President Donald Trump's vow to aggressively promote a "buy American, hire American" agenda is not open to discussion during negotiations on a new North American Free Trade A…
  20. Magician Penn Jillette apologizes for calling Newfoundlanders 'stupid'

    08.19 / 17:45 local2.ca Local2.ca - Ontario
    LOS ANGELES — Celebrity magician Penn Jillette has apologized after Newfoundlanders took him to task for insulting their intelligence on a talk s…