Former Raptors head coach Nick Nurse hired by Philadelphia 76ers: source

NBAFormer Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse has been hired by the Philadelphia 76ers, per reports by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, The Athletic and The Associated Press. The 56-year-old from Carroll, Iowa, won Toronto’s first NBA championship in 2019.Nurse won Toronto’s only NBA championship in 2019, was fired after last seasonDan Gelston · The Associated Press ·…Continue Reading

No charges against former Unifor head Jerry Dias following bribery investigation

WindsorFormer Unifor president Jerry Dias was not charged as the result of an investigation launched last year into allegations that the longtime union leader accepted a bribe, Toronto police said Thursday.’I have consistently acted with integrity and in the best interests of Unifor,’ Dias saidRosa Saba · CBC News · Posted: May 25, 2023 5:02…Continue Reading

Former Olympian Charmaine Crooks elected Canada Soccer president for 1 year

Charmaine Crooks was officially elected as president of Canada Soccer on Saturday, promising to unify the membership and bring the sport “back to its rightful place.”The former Olympic track star beat out former Canada Soccer vice-president Rob Newman for the top elected job at the governing body’s annual meeting in Saint John, N.B. Crooks had…Continue Reading

Former PM Jacinda Ardern bids farewell to N.Z. Parliament in tearful address

World·VideoAll New Zealanders should feel politics can be a home for them, former prime minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday, in a final address to Parliament after leading the nation through the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2019 terror attack in Christchurch.In 2017, she became the world’s youngest female head of government, at age 37Thomson Reuters…Continue Reading

Former UCP candidate who resigned over controversial messages wins restraining order against source

CanadaA former United Conservative Party candidate who resigned after controversial messages she sent came to light has won a permanent restraining order against the man who distributed those messages to the media.Judge labels source ‘untrustworthy,’ with motives based on ‘jealousy and spite’CBC News · Posted: Mar 28, 2023 6:06 PM EDT | Last Updated: March…Continue Reading

5 former Memphis, Tenn., police officers plead not guilty to murder in death of Tyre Nichols

Five former police officers in Memphis, Tenn., pleaded not guilty on Friday to second-degree murder and other charges in the violent arrest and death of Tyre Nichols, with his mother saying afterward that none of them would look her in the eye in court.Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Desmond Mills Jr., Emmitt Martin III and Justin Smith…Continue Reading

Former home of B.C. man guilty of aggravated assault ordered to be sold with proceeds going to victim’s family

British ColumbiaOn Thursday, the B.C. Supreme Court in Kamloops ruled that as Kristopher Teichrieb was aware a civil action would likely be filed against him, he fraudulently sold his home to his parents for a dollar in 2017 in order to avoid any proceeds going to creditors.Kristopher Teichrieb was sentenced to 7 years in prison…Continue Reading

Former St. John’s high school student says sex with teacher was planned on Snapchat

A student who says he had sexual contact with his high school teacher took the stand Friday, telling a St. John’s courtroom that he and Krysta Grimes planned a meeting for sex over a popular messaging app.Grimes, 34,  is facing one count of sexual exploitation. The student was under 18 at the time and can’t be…Continue Reading

Former Iran defence official accused of spying for Britain faces death sentence

WorldIran has sentenced a former deputy defence minister who holds dual Iranian-British citizenship to death on charges of spying for Britain, Iranian state media reported on Wednesday.Alireza Akbari holds dual Iranian-British citizenship and Britain is demanding his releaseThomson Reuters · Posted: Jan 11, 2023 2:51 PM EST | Last Updated: 2 hours agoAn Iranian flag…Continue Reading

Former Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe seeks to contest Canadian sanctions in Federal Court

PoliticsFormer Haitian prime minister Laurent Lamothe is asking a judge to strike down sanctions Canada imposed on him over claims he supported gangs that have unleashed a humanitarian crisis in Haiti.Lamothe said Ottawa never allowed him to tell his side of the storyDylan Robertson · CBC News · Posted: Dec 22, 2022 7:55 PM ET…Continue Reading