March Madness: No. 16 UMBC stuns top-seeded Virginia in historic upset

UMBC has made NCAA Tournament history. The University of Maryland-Baltimore County became the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1 seed after upsetting Virginia 74-54.

Paralympic Winter Games | Day 8 | Cross-Country Skiing: Men's and women's classic style- Gold medal events

Watch Paralympic cross-country skiing finals featuring the men's 10km and women's 7.5km classic - standing and visually impaired and the men's 7.5km and women's 5km sitting, in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Paralympic Winter Games | Day 8 | Ice Hockey: Bronze Medal Match - KOR vs ITA

Watch Paralympic coverage of the hockey bronze medal match in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Carbon tax to add $1.2M to Winnipeg Transit costs

The new provincial carbon tax will add $1.2 million a year to Winnipeg Transit's operating costs — but Mayor Brian Bowman is ruling out another fare hike.

Andrew McCabe, ex-FBI Deputy Director, sacked by Sessions

Ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has been sacked by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. This comes 2 days before McCabe had planned on retiring.

CBC Winnipeg News March 16, 2018

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Paralympic Winter Games | Day 8 | Wheelchair Curling: Bronze Medal Match - CAN vs KOR

Watch Paralympic coverage of the curling bronze medal match in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Emily Young races to podium finish in cross-country skiing

Young captured her first medal of Pyeongchang, winning bronze and joining teammate Natalie Wilkie on the podium of the 7.5km classic

Natalie Wilkie wins her first-ever Paralympic gold

Wilkie finished atop the podium in the women's standing 7.5km classic, to claim her first Paralympic gold medal, adding to the bronze she won in the 1.5km sprint.

Sharks' Evander Kane scores 4 goals to push Flames further from playoffs

Evander Kane scored a career-high four goals to lead the San Jose Sharks to a crazy 7-4 victory over the Calgary Flames in NHL action Friday night in Calgary.

Raptors rally to down Mavs in OT, tie consecutive wins record

Playing a seventh game in 11 nights, with all-star guard Kyle Lowry given the evening off, the Raptors were pushed to the limit Friday by the struggling Dallas Mavericks.

Sens edge Stars on Mike Hoffman's OT winner

Mike Hoffman scored in overtime as Ottawa edged the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Friday and the Senators won their third game in a row for just the second time this season.

Man in critical condition after being hit by large delivery truck on Higgins Avenue

Police have closed part of Higgins, between Argyle Street and Waterfront Drive after a "serious motor vehicle collision."

Game Wrap: DeRozan, Raptors tie franchise record with 11th straight win

Toronto defeats Dallas 122-115, Demar DeRozan game-high 29 points.

Game Wrap: DeRozan, Raptors tie franchise record with 11th straight win

Toronto defeats Dallas 122-115, Demar DeRozan game-high 29 points.

CBC Toronto News March 16, 2018

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Canadian speed skaters have 'perfect day' at world short track championships

Canadian Olympic speedskaters Kim Boutin, Samuel Girard and Charles Hamelin all had a perfect day in qualifying at the world short track championships on Friday.

CBC Montreal News March 16, 2018

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Pedestrian critically injured in collision near downtown

Ouellette Ave. collision leaves one man with life-threatening injuries, and another with minor injuries, police say.

Calgary researchers develop tool to literally shine light on concussions

Researchers at the University of Calgary say they have developed a portable brain-imaging system that would literally shed light on concussions.

Calgary researchers shed light on concussions


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Canadian roundup: McKeever clinches country's best-ever Winter Paralympics performance

The 38-year-old of Canmore, Alta., raced to a rare "triple treble" — sweeping all three individual men's cross-country events for the third consecutive Winter Paralympics.

(Live at 11:25 pm ET) Paralympic Winter Games | Day 9 | Alpine Skiing: Women's slalom - Gold medal event

Watch Paralympic Alpine skiing coverage of the women's standing, sitting and visually impaired slalom - second runs from Pyeongchang, South Korea.