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Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell moves the ball past Oklahoma City Thunder forward Domantas Sabonis during second-half NBA basketball action, in Toronto on Thursday.

Raptors gather for lengthy meeting after 123-102 throttling by Thunder

Thunder 123 Raptors 102 TORONTO — After perhaps the poorest effort this…

Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell moves the ball past Oklahoma City Thunder forward Domantas Sabonis during second-half NBA basketball action, in Toronto on Thursday.
Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley embrace after tabling the 2017 provincial budget, in Edmonton on Thursday. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Balanced budget equals layoffs: Notley

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley defended her NDP government’s spending plans…

Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley embrace after tabling the 2017 provincial budget, in Edmonton on Thursday. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                Liz Rizzi, left, allows animal rights activist Michael Dolling to remove the fur collar on her Canada Goose jacket outside the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday. Canada Goose is holding its IPO at the market. Rizzi, who was walking past the exchange when she saw the animal rights protest, agreed to give up her fur collar. “I agree we shouldn’t be killing animals just for fashion,” she said.

Canada Goose CEO vows to continue using animal fur, company shares soar in IPO

TORONTO — The head of Canada Goose vowed Thursday to keep using…

Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                Liz Rizzi, left, allows animal rights activist Michael Dolling to remove the fur collar on her Canada Goose jacket outside the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday. Canada Goose is holding its IPO at the market. Rizzi, who was walking past the exchange when she saw the animal rights protest, agreed to give up her fur collar. “I agree we shouldn’t be killing animals just for fashion,” she said.
Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Anne (Amybeth McNulty) waits at the train station in a handout photo from the television series Anne. The chatty Canadian dreamer that is Anne of Green Gables is internationally beloved for her cheery qualities: a big imagination, bold spirit and face full of freckles. But the new series Anne, debuting Sunday on CBC and later this spring on Netflix, unearths a dark chapter of her life that shaped her resilience.

CBC’s ‘Anne’ shows darker past of ‘accidental feminist’ from Green Gables

TORONTO — The chatty Canadian dreamer that is Anne of Green Gables…

Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Anne (Amybeth McNulty) waits at the train station in a handout photo from the television series Anne. The chatty Canadian dreamer that is Anne of Green Gables is internationally beloved for her cheery qualities: a big imagination, bold spirit and face full of freckles. But the new series Anne, debuting Sunday on CBC and later this spring on Netflix, unearths a dark chapter of her life that shaped her resilience.
Public Services and Procurement Minister Judy Foote answers a question during Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Thursday, Feb.23, 2017. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Feds expected to help Canadian startups in budget by becoming bigger customer

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is expected to announce plans in next…

Public Services and Procurement Minister Judy Foote answers a question during Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Thursday, Feb.23, 2017. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The cast from Come From Away is shown in this undated handout photo. The Canadian musical has scored critical raves in its official Broadway debut. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

From critical raves to Trudeau visit, a whirlwind week for ‘Come From Away’

The Canadian creators behind Come From Away were already riding an emotional…

The cast from Come From Away is shown in this undated handout photo. The Canadian musical has scored critical raves in its official Broadway debut. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Ontario skip Rachel Homan celebrates after defeating Manitoba in the gold medal match at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in St. Catharines, Ont. The next move for Homan at the women’s world curling championship is the top of the podium after silver and bronze medals in previous appearances.

Homan wants to be as good as gold at women’s world curling championship

The next move for Rachel Homan at the women’s world curling championship…

Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Ontario skip Rachel Homan celebrates after defeating Manitoba in the gold medal match at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in St. Catharines, Ont. The next move for Homan at the women’s world curling championship is the top of the podium after silver and bronze medals in previous appearances.
Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                Paul Casey, of England, hits out of a bunker alongside the 10th fairway during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla., Thursday.

Memories of Palmer abound as tournament begins at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. — Sam Saunders stepped onto the first tee at Bay…

Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                Paul Casey, of England, hits out of a bunker alongside the 10th fairway during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla., Thursday.
File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump take part in a joint press conference at the White House in Washington, D.C., in a Feb. 13, file photo. Trudeau tells an American network interview he still believes President Trump’s promise on NAFTA, that adjustments in the Canada-U.S. trading relationship will be minor.

PM says he believes Trump promise only minor tweaks coming on NAFTA

NEW YORK — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he takes President Donald…

File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump take part in a joint press conference at the White House in Washington, D.C., in a Feb. 13, file photo. Trudeau tells an American network interview he still believes President Trump’s promise on NAFTA, that adjustments in the Canada-U.S. trading relationship will be minor.
Plane spotting enthuasist Jean-Charles Hubert takes some photographs as an Air Transat Airbus A330 lands at Montreal’s Trudeau Airport, Sunday, July 31, 2016. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Transat AT says it will survive fierce competition and continuing losses

MONTREAL — Transat AT will add more seats to its transatlantic routes…

Plane spotting enthuasist Jean-Charles Hubert takes some photographs as an Air Transat Airbus A330 lands at Montreal’s Trudeau Airport, Sunday, July 31, 2016. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
’Friends’ star Matthew Perry says he ‘beat up’ Justin Trudeau in grade school

’Friends’ star Matthew Perry says he ‘beat up’ Justin Trudeau in grade school

TORONTO — Former Friends star Matthew Perry says he once beat up…

’Friends’ star Matthew Perry says he ‘beat up’ Justin Trudeau in grade school

Kendall Waston’s own goal costs Whitecaps

Vancouver falls to Mexico’s Tigres UANL 2-0

Sentencing adjourned for parents convicted of neglecting daughter

Husband, wife pleaded guilty last May

Two American snowshoers presumed dead in avalanche

Vehicle found at a trail head

Liberals should consider overhaul of parental leave benefits: study

system leaves out too many families, women

Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci presents a new pair of soccer shoes to 11-year-old Yusef Moalim during a pre-budget photo opportunity in Edmonton, Alta., on Tuesday. The new soccer shoes represent a more affordable lifestyle for families with the upcoming budget.

Politicians spar over government spending ahead of Alberta budget

Alberta on track for a $10.8-billion deficit

Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci presents a new pair of soccer shoes to 11-year-old Yusef Moalim during a pre-budget photo opportunity in Edmonton, Alta., on Tuesday. The new soccer shoes represent a more affordable lifestyle for families with the upcoming budget.

Manitoba government move to lift cap on K-3 class size draws strong reaction

WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative government is lifting a cap that kept…

Agency launches review of business practices at banks

Agency launches review of business practices at banks

TORONTO — Canada’s financial consumer watchdog is launching a review of business…

Agency launches review of business practices at banks