Toronto Raptors Unveil 3 Of 5 New Uniforms

Ben Hamill - October 16, 2020

The Toronto Raptors this week unveiled three new uniforms to be worn during the coming season. Five new uniforms will be worn, announced the team, of which two will only be revealed closer to the start of the new season. The jerseys, so ...Read More

Police Raid Gambling Den At Toronto Mansion

Ben Hamill - October 07, 2020

Law enforcement authorities have seized a massive mansion in a quiet neighbourhood just north of Toronto – along with alcohol to the value of CA$1.5 million, roughly a million dollars in cash, 11 firearms, and thousands of rounds of...Read More

Score Media And Gaming Upgrades To TSX

Ben Hamill - September 18, 2020

Score Media and Gaming Inc., a major media and sports betting service based in Toronto, has announced having received the final approval needed to migrate from the TSX Venture Exchange to the Toronto Stock Exchange. As a result of the ap...Read More

Carlo LiVolsi Named Potential Wolfpack Buyer

Ben Hamill - September 09, 2020

Canadian entrepreneur Carlo LiVolsi has been named as the man looking to buy the financially struggling Transatlantic rugby club, the Toronto Wolfpack. Team officials reportedly days ago introduced LiVolsi to Rugby’s Super League as...Read More

Nick Nurse Named NBA Coach Of The Year

Ben Hamill - August 25, 2020

Raptors coach Nick Nurse, who has now brought Toronto to the edge of the playoffs’ second round, has been named NBA coach of the year. A landslide winner, Nurse’s 90 first-place votes and 470 points of confidence overall, pla...Read More

Brendan Shanahan Says Time For Talk Is Over

Ben Hamill - August 14, 2020

Words are no longer good enough and certainly won’t fix anything. Such was the nature of the sentiment expressed by Maple Leafs team president Brendan Shanahan following yet another disappointing and certainly embarrassing defeat i...Read More

Toronto Wolfpack Players 2 Paycheques Behind

Ben Hamill - August 12, 2020

Players of transatlantic rugby league squad the Toronto Wolfpack have reportedly not been paid for at least 2 months and are now taking to social media to voice their utter frustration at a situation. The players’ frustration is und...Read More

Raptors Show Support For Black Lives Matter

Ben Hamill - August 06, 2020

Basketball is finally back – and living in a bio-bubble and playing in front of virtual fans only aren’t the only tangible changes to how teams such as the Toronto Raptors and the LA Lakers are now approaching the game. Playe...Read More

Nick Nurse Says He’s Impressed By His Team

Ben Hamill - July 03, 2020

Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse says he’s impressed with his players’ collective state of physique and individual fitness levels; fitness levels all the more impressive because of the Raptors not having played or trained...Read More

Sidewalk Withdraws From Toronto City Project

Ben Hamill - May 08, 2020

A whole lot of years-long noise this week led to a futile dead end when Sidewalk Labs announced its decision to withdraw from the somewhat controversial Toronto Waterfront Smart City project. The company cited economic uncertainty as the...Read More

Plans for Toronto Smart City Ignite Privacy Concerns

Ben Hamill - March 03, 2020

Various privacy concerns have been raised ever since Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs (a sister-company to Google) first announced its plans for creating a “smart city” along ’s eastern waterfront area back in October of 2...Read More

Toronto Fires Babcock And Hires Keefe

Ben Hamill - November 24, 2019

Let it be said that Mike Babcock gives new meaning to what it means to “tumble out the gate”. Not even being handed the plushest of contracts ever offered to any head coach in the history of the NHL worked the kind...Read More

Toronto’s Hum Crowned Main Event Champ

Ben Hamill - November 09, 2019

Part-time Poker player Geoffrey Hum is nothing short of a study of how determination and sheer grit is able to make up for having a lack of sufficient time and resources to really chase down one’s dream 365 days of t...Read More

Sonny Bill Williams May Be Moving To Toronto

Ben Hamill - November 07, 2019

All Blacks World Championship rugby legend Sonny Bill Williams may very well be soon be headed in the direction of the Toronto Wolfpack. Rumours involving a multi-million-dollar deal and a 2-year contract with Wolfpack...Read More

Great Canadian Gaming Celebrates Top Q3

Ben Hamill - November 06, 2019

It’s all milk and honey and money in the land of Great Canadian Gaming. The operator recently revealed its Q3 performance the public and what was shown was none other than a study in management-driven success. The fi...Read More

Backbone To Enjoy A Canadian Hall Of Fame Moment

Ben Hamill - October 28, 2019

The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame isn’t easy pickings. Those doing their thing on the local rap music scene will be the first to confirm the fact. After all, no rap song has ever been inducted into the league of ...Read More

Maple Leafs Want To Turn It All Around

Ben Hamill - October 28, 2019

Reprimanding one’s team members; even resorting to a smash of yelling here and there; isn’t beneath Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews. In fact, a stern talking to and yanking of the discipline-chains may be the on...Read More

Toronto Wolfpack Shows Their True Colours

Ben Hamill - October 09, 2019

It’s true; there’s nothing quite like the excitement of nail-biting rugby league action. Saturday’s Million Pound Game proved no exception as Toronto’s Wolfpack made a comeback that is fit for the books. The Be...Read More

John Tavares Named New Maple Leafs Captain

Ben Hamill - October 06, 2019

John Tavares never envisioned a “C” appearing on his jersey back in the days when playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs was but a dream. But life has a way of topping our dreams and desires and Tavares, for one, can ...Read More

Bo Horvat Ready To Take the Reigns

Ben Hamill - September 09, 2019

The Vancouver Canucks are currently sans captain, but 24-year-old Bo Horvat says that if the stars were to so decide, he is able and willing to take on the responsibility of wearing the “C” on his attire. It would ...Read More

Barenaked Ladies Musician In Art Scam

Ben Hamill - September 05, 2019

Being famous, it turns out, doesn’t necessarily exempt one from being scammed. Just ask indigenous artist and musician Kevin Hearn of the band the Barenaked Ladies. Hearn was allegedly sold a fake Norval Morrisseau p...Read More

Maple Leaf’s Re-Acquires David Clarkson

Ben Hamill - July 28, 2019

Toronto has officially re-acquired forward David Clarkson, a man at the receiving end of a notoriously hefty contract. What’s more, the Maple Leafs was willing to trade off goaltender Garret Sparks for the privilege of a welcome bac...Read More

How Seabin Makes For A Clean Toronto Marina

Ben Hamill - July 28, 2019

Low-cost floating garbage cans may seem too simple and good a solution to be true, but considering the fact that Toronto’s Outer Harbour Marina is now visibly cleaner than ever before, the proof appears to be in the pudding after a...Read More

Toronto Teen To Star In New Netflix Series

Ben Hamill - July 17, 2019

Toronto-based teen Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is more than just a pretty face with big plans to become a famous actress. Ramakrishnan only recently graduated from Meadowvale Secondary school but is obviously up to the challenge of taking on th...Read More

Sidewalk Labs Big Tech Plans For Toronto Waterfront

Ben Hamill - July 01, 2019

A run-down section of the Toronto Waterfront is in for a major tech-first city revamp, if Google sibling-company Sidewalk Labs has any say in the matter. But what Sidewalk is proposing is much more than what most peopl...Read More

Kyle Lowry Included In Team USA Prep Camp

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2019

Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry is one of only 20 basketball players to have been selected to attend a USA Basketball national training camp that is scheduled to take place in the immediate run-up to the FIBA Ba...Read More

How Toronto’s Raptor-Foot Came To Be

Ben Hamill - June 20, 2019

The reggae-infused movement referred to as Raptor-foot may have started in downtown Toronto, but its quickly sweeping through all of Canada. It’s all about basketball fever and it’s become the unofficial NBA anthem for a count...Read More

Raptors Now Most Profitable Team In Canada

Ben Hamill - June 14, 2019

In 2014 Forbes valued the Toronto Raptors at $520 million. But a lot has changed since 2014 and so has that particular figure because as it stands right now, team Raptors is worth more than Kylie Jenner. The official f...Read More

Toronto Headed Towards A New Housing Crisis

Ben Hamill - June 11, 2019

The city of Toronto is growing at rate more rapid than any other city in Canada and the US combined. This may seem like good news when thinking in terms of general growth, but property experts now warn that it’s quite the opposite o...Read More

Toronto Calls On Ont. To Discuss OP Venue

Ben Hamill - June 07, 2019

With the decision that Toronto’s Ontario Place will remain casino-free now having been finally made and officially announced, Toronto’s provincial government has again invited Ontario to enter discussions with regards to suita...Read More

The Fury Turns To Arbitration In USL Issue

Ben Hamill - April 27, 2019

Ottawa Fury FC has no intention of abiding by the decision of CONCACAF to disallow it from playing in the USL. Fury is currently the only remaining Canadian team in the United Soccer League’s top tier, and opting to play in the USL ...Read More

Alo Tops Canada’s 100 Bests For Third Year

Ben Hamill - April 25, 2019

Good food breeds more good food, and by default; according to magazine editor Jacob Richler; attracts money, people, and the world’s top chefs. According to the latest Top 100 Canadian restaurants list, Montreal and Toronto are home...Read More

New GO Station To Be Funded By Gaming Group

Ben Hamill - March 15, 2019

If it’s true that a country is only as strong as its public transit system, then Toronto-based Woodbine Entertainment is to the region as what spinach was to Popeye. A brand new GO station is in the pipeline for the community in the...Read More

Toronto’s Auston Matthews Makes The Big 100

Ben Hamill - February 22, 2019

It’s a great occasion to be responsible for leading your team to a golden victory, but it’s the making of a legendary year when during that same game, you reach one of the NHL’s most celebrated career-milestones:...Read More

Jeremy Lin To Join The Toronto Raptors

Ben Hamill - February 18, 2019

There was a definite tinge of being happy to be leaving the ranks of the Atlanta Hawks when veteran guard Jeremy Lin recently proclaimed that Atlanta, in his opinion, had a bright future, but that he was “hyped” to be joining ...Read More

Auston Matthews Signs 5 Year Maple Leaf Contract

Ben Hamill - February 11, 2019

Star-center Auston Matthews says that he is proud to be a Maple Leaf. Matthews has just signed a 5-year extension contract with the team, just shy of his becoming a restricted free agent on July 1st. But listening to Matthews d...Read More

$5 Million Lotto 6-49 Jackpot Still Up For Grabs

Ben Hamill - January 07, 2019

According to officials in Toronto, no winning ticket has been sold for the mouth-watering $5 million jackpot on offer in Saturday night’s Lotto 6-49 draw. For gambling enthusiasts who still want a shot at the dream prize, now is the...Read More

Jam City Bingo Sets Up Shop in Toronto

Ben Hamill - December 04, 2018

Mobile entertainment giant Jam City revealed on November 28 that it has purchased Bingo Pop – one of the world’s leading mobile bingo games – from its developer, Uken Games. The seasoned team of the smash hit offering h...Read More

Ford Government Mulls Ontario Place Plans

Ben Hamill - November 21, 2018

The government of Premier Doug Ford has taken yet another step towards seizing control of the future of Ontario Place over the past week. However, some opponents are arguing against the planned redevelopment, saying that it is not necessa...Read More

TheScore’s New eSports App Makes Its Debut

Ben Hamill - November 15, 2018

Recently, Toronto-headquartered media company TheScore revealed that it would be launching a brand new eSports-based mobile app and matching website. The offering is intended to help the company cover its share of the rapidly growing pro ...Read More

Toronto Marathon Runners Smash Records

Ben Hamill - October 25, 2018

Cam Levins set a new record in his marathon debut, Benson Kipruto and Mimi Belete won the men’s and women’s races, personal bests were achieved, and some serious money was raised for charity. All of this went down at the 2018 ...Read More

Disabled Fan Attends Dream Maple Leafs Game

Ben Hamill - October 15, 2018

Mick Roberts from Bishop’s Falls in Newfoundland and Labrador finally got the chance to see his beloved Toronto Hockey team, the , playing live. The weekend of the 6th of October saw...Read More

Premier D. Ford Plans Ontario Place Casino

Ben Hamill - September 24, 2018

Canadian Premier Doug Ford’s plans to revamp Toronto’s waterfront has garnered plenty of interest in the gambling industry. Now, it seems that a downtown casino complex could once again be o...Read More

Nylander In It For The Long Haul

Ben Hamill - August 12, 2018

William Nylander, the restricted free agent who is the first of the Maple Leaf team’s younger starts to play out a deal at the entry level, has made it more than clear that he would prefer to stick with Toronto for the near future. It is ...Read More

Toronto Maple Leafs at the Halfway Mark

Ben Hamill - January 12, 2015

The National Hockey League (NHL) season has reached the halfway mark. It's a long season; the teams play 82 games before the playoffs start. Given that the season is so long, each team will go through up periods and down periods. The ...Read More