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Why Ottawa is hedging when it comes to handguns

Politics·Analysis A weekend of extreme violence in Toronto has renewed calls for a national ban on handguns. But the federal Liberals are deferring action until after the fall election. The proliferation of handguns on Canada's streets, like these 25 weapons seized by Toronto Police in February, 2018, has led to …

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Canada needs to cash in on basketball’s high times

Basketball·Analysis Canada's quest to qualify for basketball at the 2020 Olympics starts Wednesday night with an exhibition game against Nigeria — just two days into training camp and ahead of next month's World Cup in China. Head coach of the Canadian men's basketball team, Nick Nurse, watches a scrimmage during …

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