Hamilton Bulldogs battling through early adversity

When you’re a franchise trying to establish major junior hockey in a long-time AHL city, injuries are the last thing you need. Worst-case scenario became a reality for the Hamilton Bulldogs in an Oct. 4 game versus the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. Just two shifts into his first game as captain, Justin Lemcke was carried […]

Liberal sweep across Toronto

The Liberals painted the town red last Monday night in the 2015 federal election. Justin Trudeau is the new Prime Minister of Canada, leading the Liberal party to their first victory since 2004. “Canadians from all across this great country sent a clear message tonight,” Trudeau said immediately after his win. He credited the Liberal victory […]

Bulldogs end busy road weekend on high note

Stephen Harper extended his point-streak to 11 games as the Hamilton Bulldogs split a pair of weekend road games. Blake Speers’ power-play goal at 16:51 of the second period proved to be the winner as the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds defeated the Hamilton Bulldogs 3-2 on Saturday night. Harper, who had recorded a point in […]

Toronto-Danforth candidates differ on alternative election formula

How Canadians actually choose their federal government got a full airing at Tuesday night’s all-candidates meeting in the Toronto-Danforth riding. Candidates contesting the riding offered their views about replacing the traditional “first-past-the-post” election with proportional representation. The latter would see percentage divisions in the electorate represented in the House of Commons.

Harper’s late goal sinks Generals in Bulldogs home opener

HAMILTON – Stephen Harper’s go-ahead goal at 15:12 of the third period led the Hamilton Bulldogs to a 4-3 win over the Oshawa Generals in the teams’ inaugural home opener Saturday night. After Jalen Smereck was sent off for interference late in the third period, Harper put the Bulldogs (1-1) ahead for good when his […]

Scarborough resident questions Harper’s ‘Islamicism’ remark

When Prime Minister Stephen Harper called “Islamicism” the biggest threat to Canada in an interview with the CBC’s Peter Mansbridge, Scarborough resident and PhD student Asma Bala found it hurtful and shocking to hear such language from her own prime minister.