The Canadian Press

Red Deer man charged with giving youths alcohol after one youth overdoses

Red Deer man charged with giving drugs to youths A Red Deer…

Ottawa Senators defenceman Erik Karlsson celebrates his goal against the New York Rangers with teammates centre Jean-Gabriel Pageau and defenceman Marc Methot during the third period in game one of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Ottawa. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Karlsson beats Lundqvist late as Sens win Game 1

OTTAWA — Erik Karlsson scored the go-ahead goal late in regulation as…

Ottawa Senators defenceman Erik Karlsson celebrates his goal against the New York Rangers with teammates centre Jean-Gabriel Pageau and defenceman Marc Methot during the third period in game one of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Ottawa. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo and Toronto Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan battle for a loose ball during the second half of Game 6 of an NBA first-round playoff series basketball game Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Milwaukee. The Raptors won 92-89 to win the series. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

On to semis: Raptors hold off Bucks 92-89

MILWAUKEE, Minn. — The Toronto Raptors are headed to the Eastern Conference…

Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo and Toronto Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan battle for a loose ball during the second half of Game 6 of an NBA first-round playoff series basketball game Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Milwaukee. The Raptors won 92-89 to win the series. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid, left, Leon Draisaitl, centre, of Germany, and Matthew Benning celebrate their win following overtime NHL hockey round one playoff action against the San Jose Sharks, in Edmonton, Thursday, April 20, 2017. In the forthcoming battle of Orange Crush versus Orange County, the Edmonton Oilers say they can no longer be characterized as green. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Draisaitl can thrive for Oilers in Anaheim

ANAHEIM, Calif. — For Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl, the happiest place…

Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid, left, Leon Draisaitl, centre, of Germany, and Matthew Benning celebrate their win following overtime NHL hockey round one playoff action against the San Jose Sharks, in Edmonton, Thursday, April 20, 2017. In the forthcoming battle of Orange Crush versus Orange County, the Edmonton Oilers say they can no longer be characterized as green. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Class action lawsuit against OHL to proceed

TORONTO — A class action lawsuit against the Ontario Hockey League got…

Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock speaks to the media during the year end press conference in Toronto on Tuesday April 25, 2017. The Maple Leafs were eliminated from in round one of the playoffs by the Washington Capitals in six games. Leafs defenceman Morgan Rielly was asking the question rhetorically in his praise of Toronto head coach Mike Babcock.”What hasn’t he won?” Rielly said after describing Babcock as “probably one of the best coaches in sports.” (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

The case for Mike Babcock’s first Jack Adams

Maple Leafs defenceman Morgan Rielly was asking the question rhetorically in his…

Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock speaks to the media during the year end press conference in Toronto on Tuesday April 25, 2017. The Maple Leafs were eliminated from in round one of the playoffs by the Washington Capitals in six games. Leafs defenceman Morgan Rielly was asking the question rhetorically in his praise of Toronto head coach Mike Babcock.”What hasn’t he won?” Rielly said after describing Babcock as “probably one of the best coaches in sports.” (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Maria Sharapova, of Russia right, is congratulated by Eugenie Bouchard, of Canada, after winning their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia. If Bouchard had her way, Sharapova would have been banned from tennis for life. The 2014 Wimbledon finalist from Canada, who has been ranked as high as fifth in the world, called Sharapova a cheater upon the Russian’s return from a 15-month doping suspension for using the banned substance meldonium. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Bouchard: Sharapova should be banned for life

ISTANBUL — If Eugenie Bouchard had her way, Maria Sharapova would have…

Maria Sharapova, of Russia right, is congratulated by Eugenie Bouchard, of Canada, after winning their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia. If Bouchard had her way, Sharapova would have been banned from tennis for life. The 2014 Wimbledon finalist from Canada, who has been ranked as high as fifth in the world, called Sharapova a cheater upon the Russian’s return from a 15-month doping suspension for using the banned substance meldonium. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Canada’s Phil Brown competes during a men’s giant slalom at the alpine ski World Championships, in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Giant slalom racing is going to be prettier to watch and a lot more fun to ski, according to the Canadian men’s team. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

GS ski flip-flop a relief to Canadian men

Giant slalom racing is going to be prettier to watch and a…

Canada’s Phil Brown competes during a men’s giant slalom at the alpine ski World Championships, in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Giant slalom racing is going to be prettier to watch and a lot more fun to ski, according to the Canadian men’s team. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Edmonton to host UFC216 in September

EDMONTON — The UFC will make its return to Canada this summer…

Red Deer Rebel Austin Glover tries to get control of a flying puck as Kootenay Ice Matt Alfaro checks him in front of Ice goaltender Payton Lee during first period action at the Centrium Friday. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

WHL board approves sale of Kootenay Ice

CALGARY — The sale of the Kootenay Ice was unanimously approved by…

Red Deer Rebel Austin Glover tries to get control of a flying puck as Kootenay Ice Matt Alfaro checks him in front of Ice goaltender Payton Lee during first period action at the Centrium Friday. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

BlackBerry with physical keyboard coming

TORONTO — Canadians will be able to buy a new BlackBerry-branded smartphone…

Canam nearly doubles on going-private offer

MONTREAL — Canam Group is preparing to end its 33-year run as…

Jones beats Muirhead at Champions Cup

CALGARY — Jennifer Jones remained undefeated at the Champions Cup curling competition…

Judge orders Volkswagen to pay $2.1B

TORONTO — Members of a Canadian class-action lawsuit against Volkswagen can submit…

Lemire explores addiction, violence in ‘Roughneck’

Lemire explores addiction, violence in ‘Roughneck’

TORONTO — Jeff Lemire’s “Roughneck” wasn’t supposed to be a companion piece…

Lemire explores addiction, violence in ‘Roughneck’

Microdistilleries booming in Canada

TORONTO — A boom in craft distilling in the United States and…

Morris tops de Cruz at Champions Cup

CALGARY — Canada’s John Morris defeated Switzerland’s Peter de Cruz 7-5 on…

Ontario balances budget, but debt still rises

TORONTO — Ontario’s Liberal government has finally eliminated its deficit, but its…

Suncor looking for deals in oilsands ‘exodus’

Suncor looking for deals in oilsands ‘exodus’

CALGARY — Suncor Energy (TSX:SU) has a potential opportunity to make further…

Suncor looking for deals in oilsands ‘exodus’

Toyota recalls 250K Tacoma pickups; rear wheels can lock up

DETROIT — Toyota is recalling about 250,000 small pickup trucks mainly in…