Trevor Harris’s record-setting performance has the Redblacks in the Grey Cup.

The Ottawa quarterback threw for 367 yards, and set a new CFL playoff record by throwing six touchdowns as the Redblacks beat the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 46-27 in the East Division final at TD Place

Ottawa will play the Calgary Stampeders who beat Winnipeg 22-14 in the west division final.

The Grey Cup is next Sunday in Edmonton.


The Ottawa Redblacks sent out a statement hours after winning the east division title saying they were now investigating reports of unruly fans.

A story in the Toronto Sun, reported that snow was dumped on a young Hamilton Tiger-Cats fan with special needs after Ottawa’s big win.

Mark Goudie – OSEG’s CEO – said… This type of situation is not at all in line with the Redblacks culture.

He explained that they take pride in being an inclusive, fun and welcoming community… And to hear that this happened – is unacceptable.

Goudie says they’ll be looking at all the facts before responding accordingly.


Police are investigating after a number of firearms were stolen from a residence in the Ottawa area.

Provincial police say it happened between November 10th and 16th at a home in the village of Embrun.

The stolen weapons include an 1892 Winchester rifle.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact them.


The principal of the prestigious private boys school in Toronto at the centre of a criminal investigation is explaining why he held off on promptly informing police about an alleged sexual assault involving students on campus.

Greg Reeves of St. Michael’s College School says he received a “horrific” video of the alleged incident Monday night, but waited until Wednesday morning to call police and share the video because the student victim hadn’t told his family yet — and he helped him do so.

Police sources have said the incident — one of three under investigation at the school — involved a group of football players pinning down another student in a locker room and allegedly sexually assaulting him with a broom handle.

Reeves said he received another video by email Sunday morning and immediately forwarded it to police.


Andrew Scheer says he has “expressed his concerns” to the premier about the cancellation of plans to build Ontario’s first French-language university.

But the federal Conservative leader says he has not asked Doug Ford to reverse the decision.

Scheer told a news conference yesterday that be brought up the issue with Ford at this weekend’s Progressive Conservative convention in Toronto, but that ultimately the decision is the premier’s to make.

Ford’s government announced it would scrap plans for the university on Thursday in its first fiscal update since taking office.


The Trudeau government is fielding requests from several fronts about bringing an end to a month of backlog-causing rotating postal strikes.

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers rejected the time-sensitive offer for its 50-thousand members from Canada Post before Saturday night’s deadline.

The union says it responded by submitting a counter-offer it believes forms the basis for a negotiated agreement — then asked Ottawa to appoint a mediator to the talks.

But CUP-W says as of Sunday at 6 p-m, it has not heard back from either Canada Post or the labour minister.

The Retail Council of Canada is urging Ottawa to enact back-to-work legislation, saying the postal system is grinding to a halt as the retail industry enters the busiest time of the year.


The House of Commons will resume sitting today after a week-long break, and on the agenda this week will be the Trudeau government’s fall economic update.

The market price of Canadian oil will play prominently in Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s report .

He says the big challenge in Alberta right now is the oil-price differential, where Alberta crude hit a record-low price of 14-dollars-a-barrel last week.


A Canadian citizen who was aboard a plane that crashed through a fence at Guyana’s main international airport earlier this month has died.

A spokesperson for Global Affairs in Ottawa said yesterday the agency was providing consular assistance to the family, and noted that officials are in touch with local authorities to gather more information.

Global Affairs had previously said 82 Canadians were on board a Toronto-bound Fly Jamaica aircraft that skidded off the runway after a hydraulics failure moments after departing from a Georgetown, Guyana airport on November 9th — but that none were hurt.

Immediately after the crash, the airline reported that two elderly passengers had been taken to hospital as a precaution, but no serious injuries.

An airline spokesman has now identified the victim who died as Rookia Kalloo, and in an email, said that while she is not recorded as having been treated in hospital after the accident, it is “investigating the position further and lending all possible assistance and support to Mrs. Kalloo’s relatives.”


A 10-dollar bill officially goes into circulation today, featuring Nova Scotia civil rights pioneer Viola Desmond.

It will be the first regularly-circulating banknote to ever feature a Canadian woman.

Desmond’s sister, 91-year-old Wanda Robson, will attend a special ceremony at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg and will be the first to make a purchase with the new bill.

Desmond was arrested in 1946 after refusing to leave the whites-only section of a New Glasgow movie theatre.


Rain in the mid-week forecast could bring relief for crews battling a devastating northern California fire, but it could also bring frustration for those searching for remains of victims.

The search for bodies or bone fragments left behind in the Camp Fire that incinerated the town of Paradise has taken on new urgency.

Hundreds of searchers fanned out Sunday to poke through the ashen rubble before rain can wash away signs of the dead.

At least 77 people have been killed, and the list of those still unaccounted for totals about one-thousand.


White House chief of staff John Kelly is receiving praise, and criticism, from his boss — U-S President Donald Trump — and that’s raising expectations Kelly could soon be replaced.

In an interview on “Fox News Sunday,” Trump commended the retired Marine general’s work ethic and much of what he brings to the job, but also said Kelly does some things he doesn’t like.

And he wouldn’t commit to keeping Kelly on as chief of staff for the remaining two years of his term.


Austria’s minister for Europe says the Brexit deal on the table is “the best possible compromise” and he doesn’t expect any delay in Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.

Last week’s announcement by British Prime Minister Theresa May of a draft divorce agreement triggered a political crisis in Britain, with calls for the hard-won deal to be renegotiated and her Conservative Party leadership placed in jeopardy.

At a foreign ministers’ meeting in Brussels today, Austria’s E-U affairs minister said he hopes the deal as it stands will be approved, but he notes “a painful week in European politics is starting.”

The Netherlands and Luxembourg also said there is no better Brexit deal for Britain.

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