Canada opens with pair of wins at women's World Rugby Sevens

Canada defeated Spain 26-17 in its opening match at the women's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series event in Japan on Friday.

Game Wrap: Pozuelo, Hamilton each score two in TFC win

Toronto came from behind twice to beat Minnesota United FC 4-3 on Friday.

Stroman shuts down A's for 1st win of season

Marcus Stroman struck out six and pitched into the ninth, Brandon Drury homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Friday night to snap a seven-game losing streak in the series.

Flames out of Stanley Cup running after 5-1 loss to Avalanche in game 5

The Calgary Flames are no longer in the running for the Stanley Cup after game five's 5-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche, Friday.

Avs sting Flames with series-clinching win

The Calgary Flames have been eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Colorado Avalanche beat Calgary 5-1 on Friday to oust the Flames from their best-of-seven first-round series in five games.

First responders rush to Langley, B.C., home after deck collapses

Langley RCMP say there are several injuries after a deck collapsed at a Langley, B.C., home during a celebration. 

Easter service church collapse leaves 13 dead, at least 29 injured in South Africa

13 people are dead after a church collapsed during an Easter service in South Africa. Officials say, a wall at a Pentecostal church came down yesterday, after days of heavy rains and strong winds. The inside of the church is now filled with bricks and piles of debris, showing the devastation. At least 29 people suffered injuries in the collapse.

These 12-year-old twins have never cut their hair — until now

These boys have never cut their hair. Now, as part of a Cree coming-of-age ceremony, they are. And with it, they’re bringing back a tradition that had been lost. Watch now.

P.E.I. Green Party candidate dies days before provincial election

All Green Party election activities suspended for the remainder of the campaign, according to Green party leader Peter Bevan-Baker.

Stanley Cup playoffs schedule and TV info

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First responders respond to deck collapse in Langley, B.C.

Around 5:40 p.m. PT a deck collapsed at a Langley home where a celebration was taking place.

Full Mueller report subpoenaed by U.S. House judiciary committee, Justice Department says it's 'premature'

The American Justice Department calls the subpoena for the full Mueller report, 'premature'. The U.S. House judiciary committee led by Democrat Jerrold Nadler has issued a subpoena to obtain the full Russia investigation report by Robert Mueller. Nadler says he cannot accept a redacted version that "leaves most of Congress in the dark."

Stanley Cup playoffs on Hockey Night in Canada: Avalanche vs. Flames Game 5

The Colorado Avalanche take on the Calgary Flames in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs continuing Friday at 10 p.m. ET on Hockey Night in Canada. Watch coverage with our free live stream on the CBC Sports app.

Stanley Cup playoffs on Hockey Night in Canada: Avalanche vs. Flames Game 5

Watch live on television and online as the Colorado Avalanche take on the Calgary Flames in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs on Hockey Night on Canada.

29-year-old journalist, Lyra McKee, shot dead while observing riot in Northern Ireland, police suspect New IRA

A journalist in Northern Ireland is dead after she was shot during a riot last night. It happened during overnight rioting in Derry/Londonderry. Police in Northern Ireland say 29-year-old Lyra McKee was probably shot by a stray bullet. She later died in hospital. Police say the dissident group, the New IRA, is most likely responsible and searching for multiple suspects. Sara Canning, McKee's partner spoke at a vigil today. Police are treating the incident as an act of terrorism.

American, 2 Austrians presumed dead after Banff avalanche

Three of the world's best alpine mountain climbers are believed to have died in the Canadian Rockies. The climbers are thought to have been caught in an avalanche while ascending Howse Peak on the Alberta, BC border. They have been missing since Wednesday and are presumed dead.

The National for April 19, 2019

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Hip Check: A Tale of Two Goalie Interference Calls

Both the Toronto Maple Leafs and Calgary Flames had a goal reviewed due to goalie interference on Friday, but with two very different game results.

Maple Leafs beat Bruins 2-1 in game 5 to take a 3-2 series lead

With Andersen's 28 saves, and Matthews and Kapanen's goals, the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 in Friday night's game 5, to take a 3-2 series lead.

Brooke Henderson tied for 1st in effort to defend Lotte Championship title

Defending champion Brooke Henderson shot a 3-under 69 on Friday at blustery Ko Olina Golf Club for a share of the third-round lead with Nelly Korda in the Lotte Championship.

Raptors grab 2-1 series lead after 98-93 victory over Magic

Pascal Siakam poured in 30 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Toronto Raptors in their 98-93 victory over the Orlando Magic Friday night, helping the Raptors grab a 2-1 series lead.

Jordan Hamilton lifts Toronto FC with pair of late goals to 4-3 win over Minnesota United

With a couple of late goals, Jordan Hamilton capped Toronto FC's comeback, lifting the team to a 4-3 win over Minnesota United.

Raptors edge Magic to grab series lead

Pascal Siakam had 30 points and 11 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors edged the Orlando Magic 98-93 on Friday, taking a 2-1 lead in their best-of-seven opening-round playoff series.

Hockey Night in Canada: The Stanley Cup Playoffs

Facing elimination, Winnipeg needs another big win in St. Louis to keep their season alive. Can the Jets take Game 6 or will the Blues send them packing? Watch now.

Game Wrap: Siakam's big night pushes Raptors past Magic

Pascal Siakam's game-high 30 points led Toronto to a 98-93 win over Orlando, giving the Raptors a 2-1 series lead.