On Thursday, although, none of that mattered because the Raptors stormed to a 118-109 victory in Sport 1 of the best-of-seven collection. You possibly can comply with our full protection of the collection right here, and thru my colleague Marc Stein’s N.B.A. publication. The Raptors will host Sport 2 on Sunday, with a possibility to inch nearer to their first championship. The town is loving each second of the chase.
This week’s Trans Canada and Round The Instances highlights had been compiled by Lindsey Wiebe, the Canada viewers progress editor.
—A nationwide inquiry into the deaths and disappearances of Indigenous ladies and ladies in Canada is coming to a detailed. However some say the investigation has been marred by an absence of transparency and poor communication with households of victims.
—Mexico, China, Japan, Europe, Canada. When you’re struggling to maintain observe of President Trump’s world commerce struggle, take a look at our information.
—Household journey has its personal challenges, as one household discovered on a three-generation biking journey by way of the Laurentian Mountains in Quebec.
—The Raptors star Kawhi Leonard is the discuss of the N.B.A this season — and Toronto’s success exhibits why. “All he talks about is profitable, and it’s been that manner since I met him,” Coach Nick Nurse stated.
—Our newest roundup of what to observe on Netflix Canada consists of “Homicide Thriller,” the primary Netflix pairing for Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler, and the fifth season of the tech-dystopian collection “Black Mirror.”
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—Planning your summer time studying? The Instances has rounded up the most recent and best books to maintain readers blissful, hydrated and funky, wherever they occur to be unwinding.
—For small pockets of the younger, city and progressive, the communal lifetime of the convent is asking.
—An arrest in Japan set off a collection of occasions which will see Fiat Chrysler Vehicles, which employs extra Canadians than another carmaker, change homeowners for the fourth time in recent times. It might additionally arrange an inner battle over the North American market.
—“Say you might be prescribed remedy for despair, nervousness and even simply to sleep,” writes JoAnna Klein, a reporter who contributes to Science Instances. “Would you wish to take it should you knew that the drug had solely been examined on males and male animals?”
—Tesla accepted a pay bundle for its chief govt, Elon Musk, valued at as a lot as $2.three billion. Compensation consultants say it’s not simply the very best sum for final 12 months; it’s the most important ever.