Canadian teen Bianca Andreescu tops Hogenkamp to win Fed Cup opener

Canadian teen Bianca Andreescu tops Hogenkamp to win Fed Cup opener

‘S-HERTOGENBOSCH, NETHERLANDS—Canada took a 2-0 lead over the Netherlands in the best-of-five Fed Cup tie with a pair of singles victories on Saturday. Teenager Bianca Andreescu defeated Richel Hogenkamp 6-4, 6-1 in the first rubber to give Canada a 1-0 lead and Montreal’s Francoise Abanda followed with a 7-6 (8), 4-6, 6-4 victory over Arantxa […]

Saudi teen on the run from her family arrives in Canada

Saudi teen on the run from her family arrives in Canada

A Saudi teen who was granted asylum in Canada after fleeing from her allegedly abusive family has arrived in Canada. Her flight from Seoul, South Korea, landed in Toronto a day after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his government would accept 18-year-old Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun as a refugee. Al-Qunun, wearing a hoodie emblazoned with the […]

Teen vaping in Canada has taken a ‘worrisome’ turn

Teen vaping in Canada has taken a ‘worrisome’ turn

As he tallied his latest data on vaping rates among Canadian teens, University of Waterloo Prof. David Hammond tried to find reasons not to believe his own research. That’s because the results were troubling. According to his numbers, Canadian teenage vaping rates have increased substantially, similar to the dramatic increase in the U.S. where rates shot […]

Teen charged in alleged Toronto Raptors ticket fraud: police

Teen charged in alleged Toronto Raptors ticket fraud: police

A teenager is facing a dozen charges related to what police describe as a fraud scheme involving Toronto Raptors tickets. City police say the alleged fraud was carried out between April and November 2017 on Twitter by a boy who was 17 at the time. They allege he reached out to Raptors fans through a […]

Police identify teen killed in Yonge-Dundas Square shooting

Police identify teen killed in Yonge-Dundas Square shooting

Toronto police have identified the man killed in a shooting near Yonge-Dundas Square late Wednesday night as 18-year-old Israel Edwards of Pickering.  Police and paramedics were called to the area shortly after 11 p.m. for reports of gunshots, according to Toronto police homicide Det. Stephen Henkel. Heavily armed officers and a police dog patrol the scene of a […]

How this Peterborough teen snagged an invite to the Royal Wedding

How this Peterborough teen snagged an invite to the Royal Wedding

Justin Trudeau, Barack Obama and Donald Trump all missed out on an invite to the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. But a 15-year-old girl from Peterborough, Ont. scored one.  Faith Dickinson is one of seven Diana Award recipients who will be on the grounds of Windsor Castle for the wedding, according to a news […]

David Cassidy, former Partridge Family teen actor, dead at 67

David Cassidy, former Partridge Family teen actor, dead at 67

David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom The Partridge Family and sold millions of records as the musical group’s lead singer, died Tuesday at age 67. Cassidy, who announced earlier this year that he had been diagnosed with dementia, died surrounded by his family, a family statement released by publicist […]

GTA’s teen tennis phenom Denis Shapovalov stuns Nadal at Rogers Cup

GTA’s teen tennis phenom Denis Shapovalov stuns Nadal at Rogers Cup

Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov didn’t bend an inch against tennis superstar Rafael Nadal. Shapovalov upset Nadal 3-6, 6-4,7-6 (4) in the Rogers Cup third round on Thursday night at a sold out Uniprix Stadium in Montreal, where crowds roared with every point scored by the 18-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ont. He advanced to a quarter-final […]