Category: Canadian News

Curry and Warriors get jump on Blazers in Game 1 of NBA Western final

OAKLAND, CALIF.—Stephen Curry made nine three-pointers and scored 36 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 116-94 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference final despite playing without injured star Kevin Durant once again. Curry shot 12 for 23 in his fourth 30-point performance this post-season, finding…

Montreal mayor says secularism bill targets minorities and violates freedoms

Quebec’s secularism bill is causing tension in society and Montrealers feel powerless to do anything about it, Mayor Valerie Plante told committee members studying the controversial legislation Tuesday. Montreal’s mayor was firm in her criticism of the bill, but she was also careful not to come off as confrontational. Plante acknowledged during her presentation that…

Alex Trebek in Ottawa to open Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s new HQ

OTTAWA—Canadian Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek recently completed what he hopes will be his last chemotherapy treatment, he told the Royal Canadian Geographical Society Monday afternoon as he helped open the group’s new headquarters in Ottawa. “That stuff really kicks the slats out of you,” he told his audience. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Alex Trebek,…