FANTASY FARE: Tavares’ recent Sundin role is costing him points

John Tavares took ownership of a rough outing on Wednesday against the Jets, but it’s been a dull homestand overall for both the Maple Leafs captain and his linemates, William Nylander and Alexander Kerfoot, with nary a point between them. The problem here is not a new one for the Leafs. Like Mats Sundin two […]

Iran’s president confirms human error in Ukrainian jet unintentionally shot down

OTTAWA — The president of Iran says a military investigation has concluded that missiles fired due to human error caused the horrific crash of a Ukrainian plane and the deaths of 176 innocent people. “The Islamic Republic of Iran deeply regrets this disastrous mistake,” Hassan Rouhani said late Friday in a post on Twitter. “My […]

John Crosbie was a politician unafraid of matching action to words

John Crosbie was born a Newfoundlander in 1931, long before his fellow citizens voted to join the country called Canada. At home, he was a towering political figure. A Liberal who stood up to Joey Smallwood and challenged the leadership of his mentor, the legendary premier who had dragged Newfoundland and Labrador into Confederation, Crosbie […]