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Sinclair’s milestone performance helps Thorns to Challenge Cup title in penalties

Canada captain Christine Sinclair added to her legend Saturday, helping the Portland Thorns win the NWSL Challenge Cup tournament in a penalty shootout over Gotham FC. Sinclair opened the scoring in the eighth minute to became the National Women’s Soccer League’s active leader with 60 career goals. North Carolina’s Lynn Williams has 59. The Portland […]

Catholic church unveils new system for reporting sexual abuse committed or covered up by bishops

Victims and advocates say a new system for reporting sexual abuse and cover-ups by Catholic bishops appears to be a case of “optics over substance” and may not go far enough to protect those at risk of being abused. This week, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) announced the unveiling of a national and bilingual service […]

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Friday

The latest: Nova Scotia topped its previous high daily confirmed COVID-19 case tally for the fourth consecutive day, reporting 227 new cases on Friday, as the province moved to impose tighter border restrictions.  Officials in the province, which also recorded one related death Friday, said Nova Scotia’s border will close to people coming from Prince Edward Island […]

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