‘It’s going to be a battle’: Lightning, Islanders envision tight Stanley Cup semifinal

There’s little the defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning haven’t encountered during deep postseason runs five of the past seven years, but The New York Islanders have progressed enough to not feel like heavy underdogs in the Stanley Cup semifinals.

When international travel resumes, Canada’s borders and airports will be very different

Just as the 9/11 attacks did 20 years ago, the COVID-19 pandemic will transform the way people travel internationally — with hundreds of millions of dollars in new government spending planned for modernizing border security and updating public health measures at airports.

In Quebec, First Nations seek community consultation before searching former residential school sites

In interviews this week, several First Nations leaders in Quebec said they are open to searching the grounds of former residential schools in the province. But many stressed they want to plan next steps in consultation with their communities first.

How a worldwide subscription scam network was traced back to Montreal

A Montreal-based marketing firm is at the heart of a scheme involving a massive network of streaming websites that has scammed thousands of internet users out small amounts totalling hundreds of millions of dollars with promises of free unlimited access to premium content that they do not offer, a Radio-Canada investigation has found.

How Canada can crush the variants with vaccines and make this reopening our last

Canada is poised to battle back more contagious coronavirus variants that threaten to jeopardize reopening plans across the country due to a huge uptick in vaccine supply, a willingness from Canadians to get the shots and some promising new vaccine research. 

Canadian water polo team fine tuning for Tokyo ahead of World League Super Final

Canadian water polo star Monika Eggens has been waiting 500 days for this — a chance to finally play an official competition again. With the Tokyo Olympics just over a month away, the timing for the upcoming World League Super Final in Athens, Greece, couldn’t have come at a better time.

Funeral today for Muslim family in London, Ont., attack seen as a chance to start healing

Four members of the Muslim family killed nearly a week ago in a hit-and-run attack will be honoured at a public funeral today in London, Ont. A local imam who will lead the service for the Afzaal family believes the service is a crucial step in healing a grief-sticken community.