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Canadians setting sail for Gaza Blockade began in ’07 with Israel stopping trade in, out of Gaza, leading to supply shortage PHOEBE HO


Lady Gaga opens the MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto last night, performing her single The Edge of Glory. More coverage, pages 4 & 18. CENTRAL IMAGE AGENCY

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A group of Canadians set off from Pearson airport yesterday to join an international flotilla in an effort to break Israel’s blockade of Gaza. The Canadian ship Tahrir, one of 10 vessels sailing in Freedom Flotilla II, is expected to carry 33 civil society delegates, politicians, journalists, artists, peace and human rights activists, and small business owners to protest the blockade and bring medical aid to Gaza. With more than 1,000 civilians participating in the flotilla, Lyn Adamson said she hopes to put an end to the blockade through citizen action. “It isn’t about them. It isn’t about Israel. It’s about the people in Gaza. They need the aid and they need to be able to use their harbour,” said Adamson, co-chair of Canadi-

an Voice of Women for Peace. “People are just not getting enough. They’re not able to build the economy and they’re drinking from contaminated water because the infrastructure has not been rebuilt.” In May 2010, the first Freedom Flotilla set off to Gaza with seven vessels carrying nearly 700 passengers. Israeli commandos boarded the boats, leading to a confrontation that left nine passengers dead and more than 50 injured. John Greyson, a Toronto filmmaker boarding Freedom Flotilla II, said there is a wide range of possible outcomes in this mission. “The worst-case scenario — which we don’t even need to say — to the best-case scenario, which is that we’re allowed to, as the international law says, to sail into the port,” Greyson said. More coverage {page 3}

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Agencies blast feds’ rating system Two immigration groups lost about $500,000 each in federal funds, despite their passing marks on applications Groups say they were not given opportunity to respond Two Toronto immigrant agencies were given passing marks on their grant applications by two out of three assessors, but still lost their federal funding, documents obtained by the Toronto Star show. The South Asian Women’s Centre, established in 1982, lost its bid for $693,000 — the majority of its overall funding — from Ottawa on April 1 and has been forced to cut services and close satellite offices. It served 14,000 clients in 2010. The Daven-

Pass or fail Immigration spokesperson Tracie LeBlanc said both agencies needed a third assessment by managers because staff was split in their decision. Funding was rejected “based on a number of factors, including their overall assessment scores and feasibility rankings. Both organizations received a ‘D’ feasibility rank,” LeBlanc said.

port-Perth Neighbourhood Centre, a multi-service agency in existence since 1985, was denied $426,000 it sought for family settlement services. The two agencies were among some 34 Ontario organizations — 14 in Toronto — that lost federal funding when Citizenship and Immigration Canada cut $43 million in settlement services in Ontario this year. The groups typically deliver language, employment and integration programs to newcomers.

According to documents obtained under the Access to Information Act, funding proposals submitted by the South Asian Women’s Centre and Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood Centre were each reviewed by three immigration officers. In both cases, two assessors gave the funding requests a score above the passing mark of 105, while a third evaluator failed them. “This is absolutely unfair,” said Kripa Sekhar, executive director of the

women’s centre. She said the agency, which was forced to lay off seven workers, repeatedly requested information, without success, on how the funding decision was reached. Immigration spokesperson Tracie LeBlanc said agencies were informed of the decision-making process. “While an organization may have received a ‘pass,’ this does not imply CIC made the final decision to provide funding,” she wrote in an email.


Stern warning Israel has vowed to prevent the flotilla from docking. Yesterday, an Israel navy commander extended a stern warning to organizers. “The navy has prevented and will continue to prevent the arrival of the ‘hate flotilla’ whose only goals are to clash with (Israel defence forces) soldiers, create media provocation and to delegitimize the state of Israel,”

Toronto filmmaker John Greyson stands with Beth Guthrie, a supporter of Freedom Flotilla II, at Pearson airport before he begins his journey to Gaza.

the film was to “draw a picture of participants involved in Freedom Flotilla II, this cross-section of Canadians, really ordinary Canadians who come from all walks of life and really




Filmmaker’s anxiety inspires flotilla doc The violence that took place last year on board a flotilla to Gaza spurred Toronto filmmaker John Greyson to sign up for Freedom Flotilla II. “What happened last year, it was such an outrage,” said Greyson. “I think that was the motivation for me this year to become more involved.” Greyson took part in creating a video about the first Freedom Flotilla last year, and has since been involved in the cause. “It’s intimidating, it’s nervous-making going on this,” said Greyson. To keep busy, he created a short video on YouTube calling for support of the flotilla. “It was sort of my coping strategy.” Aside from alleviating his anxiety prior to the mission, he said the purpose of


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Admiral Eliezer Marom said during a graduation ceremony of members of Israel’s navy, according to the Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz. Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has called the convoy “provocative.” About a dozen members of the Jewish Defence League turned up at Pearson to criticize the international flotilla. They carried posters saying, “Gaza Flotilla: Ship of Fools” and “Stop the Fauxtilla Propaganda.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/ TORSTAR NEWS SERVICE

want to make a difference.” Greyson has created numerous fictional and documentary films over the last three decades, including Zero Patience, Lilies, and Fig Trees. PHOEBE HO/FOR METRO

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Some fans had slipped into sleeping bags and were taking naps on the sidewalk while waiting for the MuchMusic Video Awards

Hidden from sight in the back of a west Toronto parking lot is a 22,000tonne pile of poisonous waste that, by law, must be destroyed by the end of this year. But Schneider Electric, owners of the largest PCB dump site in the province, say it is unlikely to destroy the toxins sitting on its property by the time a federally imposed deadline comes and goes Dec. 31. The company has known it would have to get rid of the PCBs since 2008. After three years, and a deadline extension, Schneider is only now con-



Woman stabbed in head, police say Hillary Forsythe, Sam Hatoski, Natalie MacCabe and Emily Wild eat lunch while they wait in line for the MuchMusic Video Awards yesterday. The girls arrived at MuchMusic at 5:30 a.m. with blankets and camping chairs to wait for the show. MARIANA IONOVA/FOR METRO



For serious fans, waiting 14 hours on a dusty street corner is a small price to pay for a glimpse of Lady Gaga. By 5:30 a.m. yesterday, Kayla Mitchell, Hillary Forsythe, Sam Hatoski, Natalie MacCabe and Emily Wild were already perched on bright red camping chairs, waiting in line for the MuchMusic Video Awards (MMVAs). Last week, the girls camped out for nearly two days to get wristbands allowing them access to the awards. The five friends from Hamilton were especially eager to see Lady Gaga,

Bruno Mars and Down With Webster perform. “I’m hoping Biebs will show up, too,” said Forsythe. Mitchell, Hatoski and MacCabe have made a tradition out of the MMVAs and have attended every show for the past three years. Forsythe was there for the first time, even though she had to write her most difficult Grade 12 exam the following morning. “It’s worth the wait and the trouble. It’s so much fun,” said Mitchell, who noted the only downside had been the $50 parking fee they had to pay for the day.

Fan Janay Simpson, who started getting ready for the show at 2 a.m.

Janay Simpson, Marcie Fletcher and Devonte MacGlashan started lining up for the MMVAs even earlier, driving in from Oshawa at 4 a.m. yesterday and get-

Winning lotto ticket in Markham A lucky Markham resident is about to become $22.6 million richer after buying a winning lotto ticket. There’s no word yet on

when and where the ticket, drawn from Friday night’s Lotto Max draw, was bought. Those details won’t be known until the winner comes forward.

It’s not clear yet whether the winning ticket belongs to an individual or a group, said Sarah Kiriliuk at OLG. TORSTAR NEWS SERVICE

ting the 42nd spot in line. “I started getting ready at two in the morning for this,” said Simpson, whose eyes, lips and cheeks were covered in silver makeup and jewels. “We were some of the first people to show up.” Others were killing time by playing card games, decorating T-shirts and chanting song lyrics. The odour coming from a garbage truck parked a few feet away from the line didn’t seem to affect the enthusiastic crowd. The line wound around the corner, where fans were shielding themselves from the afternoon sun with umbrellas and posters.


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A 50-year-old Toronto man is charged with stabbing his ex-girlfriend in the head early yesterday morning.

Two drown in separate incidents A Toronto teenager has died after being pulled from a pond at a Mennonite camp near Stratford. Hours later, in a separate incident, a 21-yearold Mississauga man died while swimming at a trailer park and resort in Port Colborne. The Toronto teen, 14year-old Malcolm Gyamfi, was swimming with a group of young people just after 4 p.m. Saturday at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp. Some members of the group went beyond the roped-off area into deeper water and the teen disappeared under the surface. Firefighters pulled him from the water.

Health hazard PCBs, once widely used in paint, ink and lubricants and in certain electrical equipment, are man-made toxins that can cause birth defects, affect human reproduction and cause kidney and liver cancer.

sulting the community about how best to do it. It sent out letters to residents in the community earlier this month advising them of the situation, and are now asking them to provide input on disposing of the PCBs. TORSTAR NEWS SERVICE

Police say the 39year-old woman had just returned to her home in the Dufferin Street and Lawrence Avenue West area about 2 a.m. when she was attacked at her door. She was stabbed once on the top of the head and was treated and released from hospital. The man is charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and assault with a weapon. THE CANADIAN PRESS

Gyamfi was taken to Stratford General Hospital and then to London’s Victoria Hospital where he died about 11 p.m. Saturday. The second incident occurred at about 9 p.m. Saturday in Port Colborne, when four visitors at a resort went swimming in an inland body of water, Niagara Regional Police say. Police say the 21-yearold man jumped into the water from a height of up to six metres, surfaced and was talking with his companions. But a short time later, he slipped beneath the water and did not resurface. His friends tried but were unable to find him. His body was found at 12:40 a.m. yesterday by police divers. THE CANADIAN PRESS

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Water polo player sorry for role in riot A rising star on Canada’s junior water polo team has made an emotional public apology for his role in the Stanley Cup riots that rocked Vancouver last week. A sobbing Nathan Kotylak told a local television station on camera that what he did was “dumb” and he was prepared to face the consequences and take responsibility for what occurred. “I want to apologize to mom and dad, what I did

does not reflect the love, values, lessons and great opportunities that you have provided for me,” the teen from Maple Ridge, B.C., said in a report by Global News B.C. “I’m not looking for any sympathy, I just want to make sure that people know there have already been serious consequences and I anticipate there will be more,” Kotylak said before he was embraced by both his tearful parents.

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Smartphones track your every move Dangers of automatically collecting personal data from mobile devices will only increase as technology evolves, privacy commissioner warns There are unintended consequences of having our smartphones and other wireless devices automatically collect data on our whereabouts, warns Ontario information and privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian. Privacy should be designed into cellphones and Wi-Fi systems to prevent the automatic collection and storage of personal data by the devices, which only continue to grow in popularity, Cavoukian said in a special report. Most people had no idea their location and other data were being recorded and compiled until Apple recently said its iPhone 4

Privacy by design Making privacy a default feature on mobile devices can protect people from unknowingly sending out personal information, said privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian.

tracked and stored phone location data on the user’s home computers, without the user’s knowledge, she said. “We’re getting a lot more interest in the notion of embedding privacy as a default feature in the design of technology as they’re being designed, so it’s not an afterthought,” Cavoukian said in an interview. “Whenever you have incidents like this with Apple, it’s a wake-up call for the rest of the industry that they’ve got to get serious about this.” There is a lot of concern about the capability of mobile systems to track our lives, without our

knowledge, concludes Cavoukian's report, “Wi-Fi Positioning Systems: Beware of Unintended Consequences,” which was jointly written with Microsoft’s former chief architect of identity, Kim Cameron. “It is no wonder that smartphone researchers state that

today’s smartphone operating systems frequently fail to provide users with adequate control over and visibility into how thirdparty applications use their private data,” concludes the report. THE CANADIAN PRESS

“Privacy by design is now the international standard for privacy and should be considered at the outset,” she wrote. “Technologists will save a lot of trouble if they make their mobile location systems conform with reasonable expectations of privacy and security, starting now.”


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Military looks at suicides The Canadian military is trying to understand why female personnel in their early 40s were more than twice as likely to die from suicide as their civilian counterparts. Unique research by

news Defence and Statistics Canada shows an increased rate of suicide among women between 40 and 44. Investigators looked at mortality rates of 188,000 serving and released forces personnel who enrolled between 1972 and 2006. Col. Colin MacKay said they were surprised to find the elevated suicide rate for women both serving and no longer in the military.

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NATO choppers attack field as Canadian troops exit Afghan town


Al-Qaida changes tactics Pressured by increased scrutiny of terrorist money sources, al-Qaida’s core organization in Pakistan has turned to kidnapping for ransom to offset dwindling cash reserves, according to U.S. officials and information in files retrieved from Osama bin Laden’s compound. The group’s affiliates have targeted diplomats,

At the $30M time of the Sept. 11 attacks, the al-Qaida network took in as much as $30 million US annually, U.S. Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberge said. tourists and merchants. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Pte. Danny Drapeau, of Alpha Company 1st Battalion Royal 22e Regiment, waits to lower the Canadian flag for the last time yesterday at Forward Operating Base Zangabad in Afghanistan.

$1M for 4 dead in ‘salesman’ N.Y. robbery Canada has spent $1 million on a travelling salesman peddling a fledgling, still unproven technology that has been a darling of the Conservative government, internal documents show. THE CANADIAN PRESS

A gunman fatally shot four people inside a pharmacy in a New York suburb yesterday morning, killing everyone inside the store in what police said looked like a robbery gone wrong. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


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The road to Zangabad, Afghanistan, is lined with graves and for many years was littered with mines, but for Canadian troops it is now memory lane. The place they fought hard for over so many years, a place they occupied for the first time last fall, was quietly handed over to the Americans yesterday as the withdrawal of the Canadian army from Kandahar hit full stride. Alpha Company 1st Battalion Royal 22e Regiment, which rolled into the notorious Taliban redoubt as part of NATO’s major offensive last year, pulled back to Kandahar Airfield as a first step on the long journey home. “Au revoir, Zangabad,” the radio crackled yesterday morning as the last Canadian light armoured vehicles rolled out the gate

Taliban haven Zangabad Scorched and depopulated by the Soviets in the 1980s, the Taliban found sanctuary among ruined compounds and abandoned farms in Zangabad, turning them into bomb-making factories ready to unleash with deadly precision against Canadian troops.

of the region’s main forward operating base. It’s also been called “Zanga-not-so-bad” when compared with even wilder communities, such as Mushan to the west. “There is real a sense of accomplishment,” said Maj. Pierre Leroux, the company commander, shortly after the Canadian flag was hauled down at the base. THE CANADIAN PRESS

Wounded soldier aims high Reaching Africa’s highest peak is difficult enough. Doing so without the use of your legs is a challenge few would dare attempt. But 26-year-old Canadian soldier Mark Fuchko of Calgary is used to taking adversity head on and plans to climb Mount Kili-

manjaro in Tanzania. “He’s pretty determined, slightly stubborn,” chuckled his father Jack Fuchko. Jack’s comments refer to years of rehabilitation Mark has endured after losing both legs below the knee after driving over an

explosive device in Afghanistan in March 2008. Mark began walking again before the year was out. Mark credits much of his recovery to “overwhelming” support from family and fellow soldiers. JEREMY NOLAIS

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Rich bride, poor bride — both overspending in Afghanistan: Ministry

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Government wants to curb expensive wedding trends Under Taliban rule, lavish ceremonies were forbidden Some brides in Afghanistan change their outfits up to 10 times. Throw in the six-hour trips to the beauty parlours and the meals for 1,000 guests — and one wedding alone could bankrupt many Afghans. Now, the justice ministry is proposing limits on the lavish events to cut down on the pressure poor Afghans face to match the elite’s elaborate weddings. The government is specifically targeting party halls — and threatening to fine owners who flout the austerity rules. “It is breaking the back of the groom and of the


The rules are also aimed at protecting grooms’ families from spending too much money on gifts, with brides only being allowed to receive two dresses — one for an engagement party and one for the wedding. family,” Justice Minister Habibullah Ghaleb said of the lavish nuptials. “It creates an immoral corruption.” Under the proposed wedding law, which still needs to be passed by par-

liament, locations would be barred from allowing more than 300 attendees for an engagement party and more than 500 people at a wedding, Ghaleb said. Those halls caught breaking the law would be subject to serious fines or other possible penalties. However, it remains unclear what enforcement powers authorities would have to go after the wedding halls, especially in a country where bribery remains common. “We don’t want to put pressure on the people,” the minister said. “We want to put pressure on the wedding halls.” THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Brides compete yesterday in a race in central Belgrade, Serbia. MARKO DROBNJAKOVIC/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Got the ring, now put a sneaker on it About 50 brides participated in an annual bridal race in the Serbian capital yesterday, competing for numerous prizes, including the gowns they chose to race in.

Pastors flout same-sex marriage ban A growing number of pastors in the United Methodist Church say they are no longer willing to obey a rule banning them from officiating same-sex

marriages. In some parts of the U.S., Methodist pastors have been marrying same-sex couples or conducting blessing ceremonies for

same-sex unions with no backlash from the denomination, but the threat of being put on trial for violating a church prohibition is real. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Disaster drill held a week before tsunami apparently didn’t aid workers A new report says Japan’s tsunami-ravaged nuclear plant was so unprepared for the disaster that workers had to bring protective gear and an emergency manual from distant buildings and borrow equipment from a contractor. The report, released Saturday by plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co., is based on interviews of workers and plant data. It portrays chaos amid the desperate and ultimately unsuccessful battle to protect the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant from meltdown, and shows that workers struggled with unfamiliar equipment and fear of radiation exposure. The March 11 earth-

Investigation Tokyo Electric Power Co. officials have said the tsunami created obstacles that were impossible to anticipate. An investigation by an independent panel is pending.

quake and tsunami destroyed the plant’s power and crucial cooling systems, causing three reactor cores to melt and causing several explosions. TEPCO has been criticized for dragging its feet on venting and sea-water cooling — the two crucial steps experts say could have mitigated the damage. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

New York State Park Police officers are pulled from a stranded boat on the upper Niagara River Saturday morning in Niagara Falls. LARRY KENSINGER/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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It’s Thursday night at Kensington Market’s Longboard Living, and that means one thing: It’s time for LIA GRAINGER some traffic surfing. It’s nearMETRO TORONTO ly 8 p.m., and one by one, lanky young men roll up and congregate outside the graffiti-covered shop that sells their preferred mode of transportation: The longboard. In a few minutes, this pack of helmeted travellers will traverse the city, ripping and weaving down quiet side streets, main thoroughfares, through traffic, until it’s too dark to see. “Longboarding is experiencing a surge in popularity,” says Ryan Rubin, the 25-year-old leader of this motley assortment of young men. He should know — he has opened two longboarding shops in Kensington Market since March. For Rubin, the love affair with this niche boarding subculture started a decade ago when he got his first longboard — essentially a longer skateboard, ideal for cruising city streets. He was instantly enamoured with the smooth ride his board provided. “It’s surf-inspired island living in your daily Toronto commute,” says Rubin. Yet he laments the lack of community around the sport: “There was no culture at that time, no encouragement.” Slowly, he has seen that change. “I’d be cruising around the Annex, and people would stop me and say, ‘Where do you get a board like that?’” says Rubin. “Eventually, I started saying, ‘You get it from me.’” What started as a word-of-mouth shop in a friend’s basement in 2008 is now two stores stocked with everything a budding longboarding enthusiast could want, from helmets and kneepads to decks from across North America. The shops are thriving, but for Rubin, it’s the sense of community surrounding the sport that is his prime motivation. It’s the reason he hosts free surf sessions four times a week: Tuesdays there are free lessons, Wednesdays is side street surfing, Thursdays is traffic surfing, and Sunday there’s a special session that’s just for the ladies. Some sessions draw close to 40 boarders. “I want to be able to share this lifestyle with as many people as possible,” says Rubin, and then throws in some longboarding lingo: “It’s all about spreading the stoke.”






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A Saudi woman defiantly drove through the nation’s capital while others brazenly cruised by police patrols in the first forays of a campaign that hopes to ignite a road rebellion against the male-only driving rules in the ultraconservative kingdom. It was a rare grassroots challenge to the Westernbacked Saudi monarchy as it tries to ride out the Arab world’s wave of change, and a lesson in how the uprisings are taking root in different ways. In this case, the driver’s seat was turned into a powerful platform for women’s rights Friday in a country where women have almost no political voice. “We’ve seen that change is possible,” said Maha al-Qahtani. She said she drove for 45 minutes around the capital, Riyadh, with her husband in the passenger seat. “This is Saudi women saying, ‘This is our time to make a change.’” About 40 women took part in Friday’s show of defiance. No arrests or violence were reported, though al-Qahtani was later ticketed for driving without a licence.


Freeloaders not allowed in space The billionaire businessman behind Virgin Galactic says William Shatner, and other celebrities, shouldn’t expect any free rides into space. The space tourism enterprise is already taking reservations for flights, which could begin next year. But it’s become clear that the actor who played Captain James T. Kirk, perhaps the world’s most famous fictional spaceman, is not among the

440 people from 40 countries planning to go up. “William Shatner has said that he’s scared to go into space and it’s quite ironic really when you think of his career,” company founder Sir Richard Branson told The Canadian Press. “And, like most celebrities, he would like a freebie.” The cost of a seat is $200,000 US. The 80-year-old actor recently admitted he did not want to boldly go anywhere beyond the Earth’s atmosphere. Branson suggested the Star Trek actor is in the minority. “Most people are unlike William Shatner. I would say nine out of 10 people — if they could afford it — would love to go into space.” THE CANADIAN PRESS


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Co-host Selena Gomez and boyfriend Justin Bieber steal show Performers include Avril Lavigne, Bruno Mars, Simple Plan Justin Bieber shocked his shrieking fans by appearing at the MuchMusic Video Awards last night — and he didn’t have to wait long to claim a trophy for his effort. Frenzied teens lining the show’s red carpet erupted when the 17-yearold — who wasn’t scheduled to appear at the show — arrived in a nondescript SUV. Soon afterward, he was climbing the stage to accept the award for international video of the year by a Canadian, an honour he shared with Toronto rapper Drake. “I want to say thank you so much to all my fans, you guys are amazing,” said Bieber, clad in a pink blazer, white graphic T-shirt and jeans, a pink scarf hanging from his back pocket. “I love you Toronto.” Lady Gaga opened the show with a tame — by her standard, anyway — take on her latest hit The Edge of Glo-

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ry, clad in a studded leather jumper, her hair coloured bright turquoise. It was the first of two performances expected from the eccentric Grammy winner, who made headlines with a raunchy performance at the MMVAs two years ago. She made another MMVA memory early in this show, claiming the award for international video of the year. “Thank you, I’m so, so happy,” said Gaga, who then pointed out that the video’s co-director, Laurieann Gibson, was Canadian. “Always stick by what you believe in. Always stand by your vision. We did it!” Early winners included Bieber, Vancouver dancepunk outfit You Say Party, former So You Think You Can Dance contestant Blake McGrath, Toronto rapper JDiggz and hardedged Toronto rockers Abandon All Ships. A leather-clad Fefe Dobson manoeuvred around a red convertible while she belted out Stuttering, while Far East Movement performed a medley of their club hits that ended with Snoop Dogg emerging from a coffin surrounded by — what else? — a haze of smoke.

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Music video Friday that went viral with 160M views is pulled off YouTube Song stars Rebecca Black, 13 Rebecca Black’s official Friday music video has been taken off YouTube. The page where the video starring the 13-yearold singer once played now says it “is no longer available due to a copyright claim by Rebecca Black.” Black’s spokesman says

her team sent a takedown notice to YouTube because of a dispute over the video with Ark Music Factory, the company Black’s parents paid $4,000 to produce the song and video. Earlier this week, the firm began charging viewers $2.99 to watch the clip. Lawyers for Black and


Ark Music have been haggling over who owns the rights to everything associated with Friday since it became a sensation earlier this year. The video had amassed more than 160 million views and more than three million “dislikes.”

Beyoncé may join academy Beyoncé Knowles, Russell Brand, David Duchovny and King’s Speech director Tom Hooper have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The film academy said Friday it has invited 178 film-industry workers to join its ranks this year.

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Calgary-based director mixes actors and real-life scenarios in documentary Film offers up positive insights on today’s world

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Jim Brown, left, and Gary Burns co-directed The Future is Now!



Gary Burns is not your typical filmmaker. Having made award-winning comedies like Waydowntown and The Suburbanators, the Calgary-based director is now gaining notoriety by mixing actors

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and real-life encounters with the forthcoming documentary The Future is Now! “I thought we were going to get beat up a bit,” said Burns of the potential backlash from documentary purists. “Someone said to me ‘explain how this is a documentary’ and we’re like, ‘really?…we’re not breaking new ground here; people have been doing this for 50 years.” If you require proof of that, Burns (and co-director Jim Brown) based The Future is Now! on a 1949 French documentary called Life Begins Tomorrow. As with Burns’ movie, the idea is philosophical but the plot is simple. “It’s about a guy who’s having a hard time adjusting to the modern world,” says Burns. “A journalist takes him under her wing and introduces him to leading

minds in arts and sciences and that’s the plot I guess. For us, it’s really the idea that it’s a taking stock of now as opposed to projecting (the future).” As such, the cynic (and moviegoer) are introduced to real-life thinkers like innovative architect Shigeru Ban and artist Marlene Dumas to provide optimistic insights on today’s world. “(The film is) heavily scripted. You don’t know what the experts are going to say but you have a pretty good idea,” said Burns while admitting making a film with the sub-heading A Cynic’s Guide to Optimism was not a total breeze. “It was tough for us to take the optimist line…It’s so much easier of course to be the cynic. It’s very easy to look at something and go, ‘this sucks and I’ll show you why’ but to take the opposite steps is actually a lot harder.”



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The divorce syndrome Earlier this month, researcher Hyun Sik Kim of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, released an eye-opening study Children of divorced parents often fall behind their classmates in math and social skills We talk to Kim about the possible long-term impact THINKSTOCK.COM



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The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers often polls its members about what they’ve seen or done lately. Here’s what they said.

You studied children during the first two years after the divorce. Why is that period so crucial?

I studied that period mainly due to data availability — information was available only up to spring of fifth grade, although now, information up to eighth grade is available, which enables me to extend my analyses. But one of the main controversies around divorce is whether children of divorce catch up with children from intact families some time after divorce. That’s why it was very important to examine development of children of divorce after divorce occurs. What surprised you the most?

That I failed to find negative impacts of divorce in the pre-divorce stage. People tend to think that couples go through intense marital conflict before they decide to divorce — otherwise why choose to divorce? And it’s widely accepted that children under parents’ marital discord experience devel-



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81% Of those polled said they use social media evidence (like Facebook posts) to help win a divorce case for clients. 48% Have seen a spike in couples going to court, rather than settling civilly. 40% saw a downturn in their business three years back, when the recession hit and folks put divorces on hold.

“Children of divorce would not want others to know,” researcher Hyun Sik Kim says.

opmental setbacks, such as retardation in cognitive skills and high frequency of problem behaviours. However, my study finds that there is no differential growth in the pre-divorce stage. Yet you found their social skills were stunted?

I found that children of divorce lagged behind children from intact families in the growth of interpersonal social skills in the during-divorce stage. Why, I can only speculate. One possibility is that children of divorce go through


emotional problems, which is consistent with my finding that children of divorce experienced problems in internalizing their problem behaviours. Another reason may be related to stigma attached to parental divorce, so that children of divorce would not want others to know their own situations, which may lead to less frequent interactions with others. It should also be added that these behaviours were reported by teachers. Do you have any good news


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I found that development of children of divorce did not worsen in the post-divorce stage even though they did not catch up with children from intact families. In other words, children of divorce developed as similarly as children from intact families in the post-divorce stage.

This is really a hard question to answer from my study. One very important finding in my study is that children from intact families suffer more compared to children of divorce if the former children were in families plagued by marital conflicts. In this case, we can predict positive effects of divorce for those children. But remember, I just examined children two years after divorce. I cannot at all predict how children of divorce develop until they become adults.

Divorce is so common these days. Do you think, eventually, anti-social behaviour and low math scores will be the norm for most kids? In other words, will we have to redefine what we expect from


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App of the week Kick to Pick Of the many dumb apps for prospective parents, this is one of the dumbest — and the most fun. You scroll through a list of names, put the iPhone over your belly and wait for the baby to make a move. It’ll stop on his or her “selection.” Barely works, but it’s a nice database of names anyway. MWN







Stanley Ann Dunham met Barack Obama Sr. in a Russian-language class in Hawaii. They married a year later, in 1961, but divorced in 1964, after he moved on to Harvard. They had one son: Barack Jr. He did drugs in high school but otherwise turned out all right.

Her divorced parents, Dina and Michael Lohan, appear in the media frequently to discuss their fractured family, blaming their daughter’s struggles on their breakup. The in-andout-of-rehab actress is currently under house arrest after a shoplifting conviction.

The 22-year-old daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, who divorced in 2000, became a successful television and film actress (The House Bunny and 90210). She is also notable for surviving her new stepfather: Ashton Kutcher.

After his parents split in 1992, the Olympian lived with his mom and remains close. “The person I love the most is sitting in the front row — my mom — for everything she’s done,” he said at the Beijing Olympics. Meanwhile, he and he dad don’t talk much.

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until smooth.

Rub inside of fondue pot with garlic clove. Pour in wine and bring to a boil; reduce to low heat. Add Emmenthal and Gruyere cheeses. Stir gently in a figureeight pattern to avoid lumps. Add drops of lemon juice if cheese does not blend in easily.

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Mix together cornstarch and kirsch until smooth; stir into cheese mixture. Season with pepper and nutmeg while stirring

Preparation: Using fondue forks, dip bread cubes in fondue. Stir occasionally to keep fondue smooth. When fondue pot is nearly empty, layer of lightly browned cheese will form on bottom. Scrape with wooden spatula for real connoisseurs.




cheese, diced • Juice of half lemon • 15 ml (1 tbsp) cornstarch • 50 ml (1/4 cup) kirsch • Ground pepper and nutmeg, to taste • 1 fresh large baguette, cubed

Ingredients: • 1 garlic clove, peeled • 250 ml (1 cup) dry white wine • 300 g (10 oz) Emmenthal cheese, diced • 300 g (10 oz) Gruyere

This recipe makes enough fondue to serve six.

Place fondue pot over tabletop burner and serve with bread.


Using large holes of a box-cheese grater, grate apple and squeeze out juice; set grated apple aside. In bowl, using hand mixer, beat cream cheese and cream until smooth. Stir in grated apple, cheese, maple syrup, chives, mustard and garlic; combine. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to blend flavours. Transfer to serving container, garnish with chives and apple slices. Serve with crackers or celery.




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Oh, and she’s 79 offers,” Betty tells me with a chuckle. “I’m going to miss all my friends but there’s a whole new adventure out there and I’m going to find it.” Go get ‘em, Dynamo Betty.


They call her Dynamo Betty. At the age of 79, Betty Ford is one of the top sales people at ArrKann RV and Trailer in Edmonton and is showing no signs of slowing down. Ford has worked since she was 13 years old in numerous office and sales jobs. She taught Dale Carnegie courses and sold high-end condos. She was 69 when a former sales manager gave her a call. “Ford, you’re dying on the vine.” Betty recalls

Betty’s advice An Octogenarian’s View on Life and Work I don’t even understand the concept of age or retiring. I think life is an adventure and you should go with it. Find something you want to do and make sure you like it.

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When â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;hey budâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; turns into â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;hey bossâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; A promotion can be painful when the lucky employee loses friends over the switch DREW HINSHAW


Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hard to say who to feel sorrier for: the coworker who misses out on a big promotion, or the unlucky knave who gets it. Officemates who watch their old friend move up a floor often lose hope, career counsellors note â&#x20AC;&#x201D; as if their career is dogpaddling in place. But the newly-crowned boss? They lose friendships, embark on a life of solitary lunches without that exhilarating sprit of workplace camaraderie. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Most everyone does it wrong, and it becomes a total disaster,â&#x20AC;? executive coach Cynthia Shapiro says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You lose all your friends. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a serious issue and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s very common.â&#x20AC;? But it doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have to be. Hereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s how to handle that transition when one workplace pauper becomes the new company prince. Going from Worker to Boss

New boss task number one, Shapiro says, isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t to strongarm your old equals into respecting â&#x20AC;&#x201D; or worse, fearing â&#x20AC;&#x201D; you. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s to make them comfortable with the uneasy arrangement. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t come in and tell them what to do â&#x20AC;&#x201D; youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not above them,â&#x20AC;? she cautions. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The first thing you want to do is ask â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;What can I do for you? What can be done better? What can I do to make your work better?â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Make sure they know you advocating for them.â&#x20AC;? That doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t mean, however, that you should get too chummy. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want to be on either end of the spectrum,â&#x20AC;? says Meredith Haberfeld, founder of the Institute for Coaching. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be getting drunk after work with who used to be your peers or start acting like youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re above them. Be yourself.â&#x20AC;? And donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t downplay your promotion, either, she adds. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Fake humility is thin veneer, and people can see right through it.â&#x20AC;?

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Watching an old pal become your overseer can boil up a pot of resentments, Shapiro notes, but it really shouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Your friend is now the person in charge of whether you get a raise, what your job security is like,â&#x20AC;? he says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a great place to be.â&#x20AC;? Make sure you express that, too, she adds. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You definitely always want to say â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m really happy for you,â&#x20AC;&#x2122; just so they know youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not feeling threatened,â&#x20AC;? she states. And if you are feeling threatened? Grow up. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Keep your eye on the prize,â&#x20AC;? Haberfeld says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Give yourself one weekend to go have a drink, be pissed off, talk to your family, and then wrap it up in a bow and leave it alone.â&#x20AC;?

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â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;How â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;bout adding on another zeroâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;? Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve landed your first big gig but the salary isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t suiting you

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are feeling a little bit of entitlement,â&#x20AC;? said Robert Orndorff, associate director of Career Services at Pennsylvania State University. Each studentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s situation is different, of course, and the first thing career counsellors do when a student comes in with a job offer is to ask a lot of questions, Orndorff said. How badly does the student really want this position? Does it match their values? Is it something theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d love to do? Are there any other job prospects? Are they willing to move back in with mom and dad if this offer falls through? How much risk is the student willing to take? As for negotiations, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not going to be a lot of room if there isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t a lot of experience,â&#x20AC;? cautioned Jack Chapman, author of Negotiating Your Salary: How to Make $1,000 a Minute (Mount Vernon Press). But that doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t necessarily mean you shouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t try, depending on how

much risk you can tolerate. Those willing to take a risk often take a hard line: Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d like the job, but I need more money. The danger is that the employer can just turn to other candidates, Orndorff said. At Penn State, he said, students generally are advised to pursue a softer approach, telling the employer they intend to take the job but would like to be paid more, and then outlining the reasons. Be specific, he advised. A third option is for students to ask a potential employer if theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d be willing to reconsider salary after six months or so. John Challenger, CEO of the outplacement firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas, calls that a â&#x20AC;&#x153;very reasonable approach.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Get the job, go to work and prove yourself,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Then ask for a raise because of your track record.â&#x20AC;? THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Meet the man with the iron wardrobe Metro chats with Wang Kang, a 25-year-old whose slightly unorthodox office attire is causing quite the stir An ordinary office day may be boring, but it might cheer you up when you find out that your colleague is a superhero. A telecoms company employee, Wang Kang stunned his office colleagues and boss in Shanghai, China, when he strutted into the office in his homemade Iron Man suit on June 3. Wang, age 25, told Metro that his Iron Man MK 1 suit is made of high-density foam, wires and tubes and then painted the colour of aged iron. It took three months and 3,000 yuan ($465) to finish this 50 kg armor costume. What inspired you to make this Iron Man suit? I have

been a crazy fan since the first Iron Man film was released in 2008, and I like doing handmade stuff. I thought it would be so cool if I could make Iron Man armor so simply. Maybe I just wanted to be cool at the beginning. But it’s much cooler than I thought after I finished it. How did you feel when you walked into the office like that? I felt so cool and

excited when I walked into the office with this Iron Man suit on, and some of my colleagues didn’t recognize me and even got scared of me. It was great fun that people saw me as

if I was a real superhero. Then I was so happy that everyone praised my effort, even my boss complimented me.

years getting used to making things with my hands with the goal of making this suit. But it was a boring and lonely thing to do, because everyday when I fin-

ished work, I would have to start working on the costume. It was a big challenge on my perseverance. There was one time I got sick, because the painting

material was toxic. Do you plan to make profit out of this Iron Man suit? How much would you sell it?

I just do it for fun not for

profit. I think it would be very expensive because the making process was so complicated and time-consuming. METRO

Has this Iron Man suit changed your life? I never

thought I could be famous because of it, now I have become very busy replying to all kinds of emails and messages from my own fans, which I enjoy. In fact many women want to know me and be my girlfriend, because they think I am a creative and interesting guy. And the other day, I received an email from The Embassy VFX Team, the visual effects company that created the Mk 1 sequence for Iron Man film. They think I am great to make such a suit, that was just an incredible experience. How long does it take to put this suit on? Is it easy to move in this suit? With

someone's help, it takes about four or five minutes to put it on. It has a skeleton-like frame inside, so it is not so heavy to move. I can’t dance but I can go to the toilet by myself with this suit on. What is the hardest part during your making process?

Before this suit, I made lots of models of Iron Man. Actually I spent the last three

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“Edwin talked to the staff this morning. It’s been a rollercoaster, let’s put it that way, the past few weeks. It’s disappointing. Edwin is a good man and a good manager. I thought our guys handled it well.” FLORIDA MARLINS BENCH COACH BRANDON HYDE, WHO TOOK ON THE ROLE OF MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011

Major domination by McIlroy NICK WASS/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Irishman erases Masters collapse, wins U.S. Open in record fashion Every time Rory McIlroy lined up a shot yesterday, there was some sort of record on the line, some kind of history to be made. That was this year’s U.S. Open version of suspense. There was never any doubt that the kid from Northern Ireland was going to win it. In complete control of his emotions and his game, McIlroy never slipped. He won his first major championship by shooting a 2-under 69 at Congressional and closed his four-day onslaught at 16-under 268, eight shots ahead of Jason Day and four shots better than the U.S. Open scoring record formerly held by four players, including two named Woods and Nicklaus. After the final tap-in, Gerry McIlroy met his son as he walked off the green. “Happy Father’s Day,” the new champion said. Happy Father’s Day, indeed. All week, McIlroy’s performance was compared to Tiger Woods’ 15-shot blowout at Pebble Beach in 2000. “I was trying to go out there today and emulate him in some way,” McIlroy said. “I played great for four days and I couldn’t be happier.” The win comes two months after a collapse so thorough, some wondered if McIlroy could recover. He took a four-shot lead into the final day of the Masters, but after hitting his 10th

“I think this kid’s going to have a great career. I don’t think there’s any question about it. He’s got all the components.” GOLF LEGEND JACK NICKLAUS IN AN INTERVIEW WITH NBC

tee shot near a cabin on the grounds of Augusta National, he melted down, shot 80 and finished 15th. His shot on the 10th hole yesterday wasn’t comparable. On the 214-yard par-3, a downhill shot over water, McIlroy knocked the ball above the hole, then watched as it stopped for a split second and started spinning backward before stopping an inch or two from the hole. He tapped in for a birdie that got him to 17-under par at a tournament that had never seen a score lower than 12 under before Friday. “That was the point in the round that I really felt it was mine to lose,” McIlroy said. McIlroy now owns the scoring records for 36, 54 and 72 holes at the toughest test in golf and he became only the third player to break 70 in all four rounds of the U.S. Open.

Rory McIlroy hoists the U.S. Open trophy yesterday.



Canada’s Findlay wins yet another triathlon


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Edmonton’s Paula Findlay edged Helen Jenkins by four seconds to win the triathlon world series event in Kitzbuehel, Austria, yesterday and extend her lead at the top of the overall standings. Findlay finished in 2:05:52. “I’m thrilled again. Wow, that was a real hard race. I was running maximum the

whole way,” she said. Findlay had emerged from the swim more than a minute down on the leaders, Jenkins and Sarah Haskins. She caught Jenkins at the end of the fourth bike leg. Findlay leads the world series with 2,400 points. The win is her fifth in six races over the last 11 months. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Paula Findlay celebrates yesterday.

Sports in brief

Cards’ Pujols leaves game with injury

Police accused of shocking Serbian striker

MLB. St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols was hurt on a play at first base yesterday against the Kansas City Royals. He went down while trying to tag Wilson Betemit. He will be further evaluated today.

RUSSIA. Zenit St. Petersburg yesterday accused riot police of zapping Danko Lazovic with an electric shock as he tried to throw his shirt into the stands during a match. Footage shows the Serbian being approached by police officers as he moved toward the away fans in the match Saturday.




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INTERLEAGUE Saturday’s results Washington 4 Baltimore 2 N.Y. Yankees 4 Chicago Cubs 3 Texas 5 Atlanta 4 (10 ings) Cleveland 5 Pittsburgh 1 Tampa Bay 7 Florida 4 N.Y. Mets 6 L.A. Angels 1 Milwaukee 4 Boston 2 Minnesota 1 San Diego 0 Toronto 4 Cincinnati 0 St. Louis 5 Kansas City 4 Chicago White Sox 6 Arizona 2 Colorado 5 Detroit 4 Oakland 4 San Francisco 2 Philadelphia 5 Seattle 1 Yesterday’s results Cleveland 5 Pittsburgh 2 (11 ings) L.A. Angels 7 N.Y. Mets 3 Cincinnati 2 Toronto 1 Baltimore 7 Washington 4 Boston 12 Milwaukee 3 Atlanta 4 Texas 2 Tampa Bay 2 Florida 1 Minnesota 5 San Diego 4 St. Louis 5 Kansas City 4 Detroit 9 Colorado 1 Oakland 2 San Francisco 1 Chicago White Sox 8 Arizona 2 Seattle 2 Philadelphia 0 N.Y. Yankees at Chicago Cubs Tonight’s games Baltimore (Arrieta 8-4) at Pittsburgh (Morton 7-3), 7:05 p.m. Colorado (Nicasio 2-1) at Cleveland (Carmona 4-8), 7:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (Weaver 8-4) at Florida (Ani.Sanchez 6-1), 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Nova 6-4) at Cincinnati (Cueto 4-2), 7:10 p.m. San Diego (LeBlanc 0-2) at Boston (Miller 00), 7:10 p.m. Toronto (R.Romero 6-6) at Atlanta (T.Hudson 5-6), 7:10 p.m. Houston (Happ 3-8) at Texas (D.Holland 5-2), 8:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Zambrano 5-4) at Chicago White Sox (Floyd 6-6), 8:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Niemann 1-4) at Milwaukee (Narveson 4-4), 8:10 p.m. Detroit (Penny 5-5) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 6-3), 10:10 p.m.

San Francisco Arizona Colorado Los Angeles San Diego

Yesterday’s result L.A. Dodgers 1 Houston 0 Saturday’s result Houston 7 L.A. Dodgers 0 Tomorrow’s game Philadelphia at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m.

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CALENDAR July 12 — All-Star game, Phoenix. July 24 — Hall of Fame induction, Cooperstown, N.Y. July 31 — Last day to trade a player without securing waivers. Aug. 15 — Last day to sign selections from 2011 amateur draft who have not exhausted college eligibility. Sept. 1 — Active rosters expand to 40 players. Sept. 30 or Oct. 1 — Playoffs begin. Oct. 19 — World Series begins. November — Free agent period to sign exclusively with former teams, first 15 days after World Series ends.

Rory McIlroy, $1,440,000 Jason Day, $865,000 Kevin Chappell, $364,241 Robert Garrigus, $364,241 Lee Westwood, $364,241 Y.E. Yang, $364,241 Peter Hanson, $228,416 Sergio Garcia, $228,416 Charl Schwartzel, $192,962 Louis Oosthuizen, $192,962 Brandt Snedeker, $163,083 Heath Slocum, $163,083 Davis Love III, $163,083 Graeme McDowell, $129,517 Webb Simpson, $129,517 Bo Van Pelt, $129,517 Matt Kuchar, $129,517 Fredrik Jacobson, $129,517 Johan Edfors, $105,905 Steve Stricker, $105,905 Ryan Palmer, $97,242 a-Patrick Cantlay Robert Rock, $76,455 Gary Woodland, $76,455 Retief Goosen, $76,455 Dustin Johnson, $76,455 Bill Haas, $76,455 Brandt Jobe, $76,455 Henrik Stenson, $76,455 Ryo Ishikawa, $50,436 Gregory Havret, $50,436 Seung Yul Noh, $50,436 Rory Sabbatini, $50,436 John Senden, $50,436 Dohoon Kim, $50,436 Harrison Frazar, $50,436 Zach Johnson, $50,436 Kyung-Tae Kim, $50,436 Adam Hadwin, $41,154 Martin Kaymer, $41,154 Sunghoon Kang, $41,154 Sangmoon Bae, $37,351 Lucas Glover, $37,351 a-Russell Henley Charley Hoffman, $31,264 Luke Donald, $31,264 Michael Putnam, $31,264 Chez Reavie, $31,264 Robert Karlsson, $31,264 Padraig Harrington, $31,264 Scott Piercy, $24,708 Alexander Noren, $24,708 Marc Leishman, $24,708 J.J. Henry, $21,792 Anthony Kim, $21,792 Phil Mickelson, $21,792 Matteo Manassero, $21,792 Edoardo Molinari, $21,792 Alvaro Quiros, $21,792 Todd Hamilton, $19,763 Justin Hicks, $19,763 Marcel Siem, $19,763 Bubba Watson, $18,620 Brian Gay, $18,620 Jeff Overton, $18,620 Bud Cauley, $18,620 Kevin Streelman, $17,819 Alexandre Rocha, $17,178 Christo Greyling, $17,178 Kenichi Kuboya, $17,178 Wes Heffernan, $16,539 a-Brad Benjamin

NATIONWIDE WICHITA OPEN At Wichita, Kan. Par 71 Final Round 65-66-68-69—268 71-72-65-68—276 76-67-69-66—278 70-70-68-70—278 75-68-65-70—278 68-69-70-71—278 72-71-69-67—279 69-71-69-70—279 68-74-72-66—280 69-73-71-67—280 70-70-72-69—281 71-70-70-70—281 70-71-70-70—281 70-74-69-69—282 75-71-66-70—282 76-67-68-71—282 72-68-69-73—282 74-69-66-73—282 70-72-74-67—283 75-69-69-70—283 69-72-73-70—284 75-67-70-72—284 70-71-76-68—285 73-71-73-68—285 73-73-71-68—285 75-71-69-70—285 73-73-68-71—285 71-70-70-74—285 70-72-69-74—285 74-70-74-68—286 77-69-71-69—286 72-70-73-71—286 72-73-70-71—286 70-72-72-72—286 73-71-70-72—286 72-73-68-73—286 71-69-72-74—286 69-72-69-76—286 75-71-73-68—287 74-70-72-71—287 74-72-70-71—287 75-71-75-67—288 76-69-73-70—288 73-69-71-75—288 71-74-75-69—289 74-72-74-69—289 74-71-73-71—289 70-75-72-72—289 79-67-71-72—289 71-73-72-73—289 73-71-76-70—290 75-67-74-74—290 73-69-72-76—290 72-73-76-70—291 74-72-75-70—291 74-69-77-71—291 74-72-73-72—291 74-70-74-73—291 70-71-72-78—291 73-72-77-70—292 74-71-76-71—292 79-66-74-73—292 71-75-74-73—293 73-71-74-75—293 72-72-74-75—293 71-72-74-76—293 73-73-74-75—295 69-76-76-76—297 72-74-75-76—297 73-73-74-77—297 75-71-79-78—303 72-73-80-80—305


2011 — Rory McIlroy 2010 — Graeme McDowell 2009 — Lucas Glover 2008 — Tiger Woods 2007 — Angel Cabrera 2006 — Geoff Ogilvy 2005 — Michael Campbell 2004 — Retief Goosen 2003 — Jim Furyk 2002 — Tiger Woods 2001 — Retief Goosen 2000 — Tiger Woods

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At Schaffhausen, Switzerland Final Stage 32.1 Kilometres 1. Fabian Cancellara, Switzerland, LeopardTrek, 41 minutes, one second; 2. Andreas Kloeden, Germany, RadioShack, nine seconds behind leader; 3. Levi Leipheimer, U.S., RadioShack, 0:13; 4. Nelson Oliveira, Portugal, RadioShack, 0:25; 5. Tom Danielson, U.S., Garmin-Cervelo, 0:38; 6. Gustav Larsson, Sweden, Saxo Bank-Sungard, 0:41; 7. Jakob Fuglsang, Denmark, Leopard-Trek, 0:44; 8. Thomas De Gendt, Belgium, Vacansoleil-DCM, 0:48; 9. Chris Froome, Britain, Team Sky, 1:02; 10. Christian Vandevelde, U.S., GarminCervelo, 1:04. Canadian: 24. Ryder Hesjedal, Victoria, Team Garmin-Cervelo, 1:57.

OVERALL STANDINGS (final after nine stages) 1. Levi Leipheimer, U.S., RadioShack, 27 hours, nine minutes, 49 seconds; 2. Damiano Cunego, Italy, Lampre, four seconds behind; 3. Steven Kruijswijk, Netherlands, Rabobank, 1:02; 4. Jakob Fuglsang, Denmark, LeopardTrek, 1:10; 5. Bauke Mollema, Netherlands, Rabobank, 2:05; 6. Mathias Frank, Switzerland, BMC Racing, 2:24; 7. Frank Schleck, Luxembourg, Leopard-Trek, 2:35; 8. Laurens ten Dam, Netherlands, Rabobank, 3:11; 9. Tom Danielson, U.S., Garmin-Cervelo, 3:17; 10. Maxime Monfort, Belgium, Leopard-Trek, 4:12. Canadian: 20. Ryder Hesjedal, Victoria, Team Garmin-Cervelo, 20:14.


MEN 1. Rafael Nadal, Spain; 2. Novak Djokovic, Serbia; 3. Roger Federer, Switzerland; 4. Andy Murray, Britain; 5. Robin Soderling, Sweden; 6. Tomas Berdych, Czech Republic; 7. David Ferrer, Spain; 8. Andy Roddick, U.S.; 9. Gael Monfils, France; 10. Mardy Fish, U.S. 11. Jurgen Melzer, Austria; 12. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, France; 13. Viktor Troicki, Serbia; 14. Stanislas Wawrinka, Switzerland; 15. Gilles Simon, France; 16. Nicolas Almagro, Spain; 17. Richard Gasquet, France; 18. Mikhail Youzhny, Russia; 19. Michael Llodra, France; 20. Florian Mayer, Germany. 21. Fernando Verdasco, Spain; 22. Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukraine; 23. Janko Tipsarevic, Serbia; 24. Juan Martin del Potro, Argentina; 25. Juan Ignacio Chela, Argentina; 26. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Spain; 27. Marin Cilic, Croatia; 28. David Nalbandian, Argentina; 29. Nikolay Davydenko, Russia; 30. Thomaz Bellucci, Brazil. 31. Milos Raonic, Thornhill, Ont.; 32. Marcos Baghdatis, Cyprus. Other Canadian — Frank Dancevic, Niagara Falls, Ont.

WOMEN 1. Caroline Wozniacki, Denmark; 2. Vera Zvonareva, Russia; 3. Li Na, China; 4. Victoria Azarenka, Belarus; 5. Maria Sharapova, Russia; 6. Francesca Schiavone, Italy; 7. Serena Williams, U.S.; 8. Petra Kvitova, Czech Republic; 9. Marion Bartoli, France; 10. Sam Stosur, Australia. 11. Andrea Petkovic, Germany; 12. Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia; 13. Agnieszka Radwanska, Poland; 14. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia; 15. Jelena Jankovic, Serbia; 16. Julia Goerges, Germany; 17. Kaia Kanepi, Estonia; 18. Ana Ivanovic, Serbia; 19. Yanina Wickmayer, Belgium; 20. Peng Shuai, China. 21. Flavia Pennetta (21), Italy; 22. Shahar Peer, Israel; 23. Venus Williams, U.S.; 24. Dominika Cibulkova, Slovakia; 25. Daniela Hantuchova, Slovakia; 26. Maria Kirilenko, Russia; 27. Jarmila Gajdosova, Australia; 28. Ekaterina Makarova, Russia; 29. Roberta Vinci, Italy; 30, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, U.S. 31. Lucie Safarova, Czech Republic; 32. Tsvetana Pironkova, Bulgaria. Canadians — Stephanie Dubois, Laval, Que.; Rebecca Marino, Vancouver; and Aleksandra Wozniak, Blainville, Que.

INTERNATIONAL IRL THE MILWAUKEE 225 AEGON At Eastbourne, England At West Allis, Wisc. Yesterday’s results 1. (1) Dario Franchitti, 225; 2. (12) Graham Rahal, 225; 3. (10) Oriol Servia, 225; 4. (17) Will Power, 225; 5. (15) Danica Patrick, 225; 6. (16) James Hinchcliffe, Toronto, 225; 7. (3) Scott Dixon, 225; 8. (5) Takuma Sato, 225; 9. (2) Helio Castroneves, 225; 10. (13) Justin Wilson, 225. 11. (8) Ryan Briscoe, 225; 12. (20) Mike Conway, 225; 13. (9) Marco Andretti, 225; 14. (21) Charlie Kimball, 224; 15. (23) James Jakes, 223; 16. (25) Ed Carpenter, 223; 17. (11) Ana Beatriz, 222; 18. (19) Alex Tagliani, Lachenaie, Que., 196; 19. (4) Tony Kanaan, 194, contact; 20. (6) E.J. Viso, 163, contact. 21. (18) J.R. Hildebrand, 120; 22. (14) Alex Lloyd, 79, contact; 23. (24) Sebastian Saavedra, 78, contact; 24. (22) Vitor Meira, 69, mechanical; 25. (26) Simona de Silvestro, 11, handling; 26. (7) Ryan Hunter-Reay, 0, contact.

MEN Singles — Championship Andreas Seppi, Italy, def. Janko Tipsarevic (3), Serbia, 7-6 (5), 3-6, 5-3, retired.

WOMEN Singles — Championship Marion Bartoli (6), France, def. Petra Kvitova (5), Czech Republic, 6-1, 4-6, 7-5.

UNICEF OPEN At Den Bosch, Netherlands

MEN Singles — Championship Dmitry Tursunov, Russia, def. Ivan Dodig (4), Croatia, 6-3, 6-2.

WOMEN Singles — Championship Roberta Vinci (7), Italy, def. Jelena Dokic, Australia, 6-7 (7), 6-3, 7-5.

CFL PRE-SEASON WEEK ONE Wednesday’s result B.C. 24 Calgary 0 Thursday’s result Montreal 27 Winnipeg 15 Friday’s result Saskatchewan 23 Edmonton 22 Saturday’s result Toronto 31 Hamilton 12

WEEK TWO Wednesday’s game Montreal at Hamilton, 7 p.m. Saskatchewan at B.C., 10 p.m. Thursday, June 23 Toronto at Winnipeg, 8 p.m. Friday, June 24 Calgary at Edmonton, 9 p.m.


REGULAR SEASON WEEK ONE Thursday, June 30 B.C. at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 1 Winnipeg at Hamilton, 6 p.m. Toronto at Calgary, 9 p.m. Sunday, July 3 Edmonton at Saskatchewan, 7 p.m.

SOCC ER MLS Last night’s result New York at Portland Saturday’s results Vancouver 1 Philadelphia 0 Seattle 1 Toronto 0 Chicago 1 New England 1 Columbus 2 Houston 0 Dallas 2 Chivas USA 1 Los Angeles 3 Colorado 1 Real Salt Lake 1 D.C. United 1 Friday’s result Kansas City 1 San Jose 0 Wednesday’s games Kansas City at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.


Yesterday’s results At Washington U.S. 2 Jamaica 0 Panama 1. El Salvador 1 (Panama advances 5-3 on penalty kicks) Saturday’s results At East Rutherford, N.J. Honduras 1 Costa Rica 1 (Honduras advances 4-2 on penalty kicks) Mexico 2 Guatemala 1


Wednesday’s games At Houston U.S. vs. Panama, 7 p.m. Honduras vs. Mexico, 10 p.m.


Saturday, June 25 At Pasadena, Calif. Semifinal Winners, 9 p.m.

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Reds end scoreless streak against Blue Jays Bruins captain Zdeno Chara lifts the Stanley Cup at Fenway Park yesterday.

Miguel Cairo’s two-run blast good enough for win against Toronto Bronson Arroyo reverses fortunes against Jays for eight strong innings JOE ROBBINS/GETTY IMAGES

Bruins feted at Fenway The Boston Red Sox honoured the Stanley Cup champion Bruins with a 15-minute on-field ceremony before yesterday’s baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers. Members of the Bruins, who captured the cup with a Game 7 win over Vancouver Wednesday, rode in on four Duck Boats. As they entered, Bruins players, dressed in their black jerseys, threw soft baseballs and pucks to the fans in Fenway Park, many of whom wore Bruins jerseys. Red Sox employees waved Bruins flags in a ring around the upper seating park. When they finished the loop on the boats, the players got off and — led by captain Zdeno Chara carrying the cup — walked into the infield for a ceremonial first pitch to members of the Red Sox. Chara left the cup on the pitcher’s rubber during the ceremonial pitch before picking it up and raising it high above his head as the players left the field. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Jay Bruce steals second base ahead of the tag by Aaron Hill at Great American Ball Park yesterday in Cincinnati.

Miguel Cairo hit a tworun homer in the sixth off Carlos Villanueva, stopping Cincinnati’s streak of 16 scoreless innings, and the Reds got their first win over an American League team this season, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 yesterday. The Reds had dropped their previous five interleague games against Cleveland and Toronto. Bronson Arroyo (6-6) ended his streak of dismal days against the Blue Jays. The right-hander gave up

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five hits, including Aaron Hill’s homer, in a seasonhigh eight innings. Arroyo had lost his last three starts and five straight decisions against Toronto. Villanueva (4-1) lost for the first time since Aug.


The Toronto Blue Jays signed shortstop Yunel Escobar to a two-year contract extension yesterday worth $10 million US. He will earn $5 million in 2012 and 2013. 17, 2009, with Milwaukee, where he was a reliever the last two years. Francisco Cordero pitched the ninth for his

U.S. through to Gold Cup semis MITCHELL LAYTON/GETTY IMAGES

Jermaine Jones scored in the 49th minute and Clint Dempsey added a goal in the 80th in the United States’ 2-0 victory over Jamaica yesterday in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarter-finals. The United States will face Panama in Wednesday’s semifinal in Houston. Jones fired a shot from outside the penalty area and Jamaica defender Jermaine Taylor stuck out his foot, deflecting the ball past

U.S. players celebrate their second goal yesterday against Jamaica.

goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts. Taylor came out on the

losing end of another exchange nearly 20 minutes later. Jones beat the defence

in the middle of Jamaica’s half and was about to break free for a 1-on-1 chance when Taylor tackled him from behind, earning a red card. With Jamaica down a man, Dempsey added the second goal with 10 minutes to play. Juan Agudelo’s cross found Dempsey at the left side of the goal. Ricketts came out to contest, and Dempsey avoided the tackle and put the ball in the open net. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

15th save in 17 tries. He moved one ahead of Jeff Montgomery for sole possession of 19th on the career list with 305 saves. Hall of Famer Goose Gossage is next at 310. First baseman Joey Votto had three hits after failing to reach base in the first two games of the series. The Toronto native received the Lou Marsh Trophy before Saturday’s game. The award honours him as Canada’s top athlete for 2010. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


Franchitti races to third win of season Dario Franchitti took over the lead when Helio Castroneves had a tire problem, then held on to win the IndyCar Series race at the Milwaukee Mile yesterday. It was the third victory of the season for

Four men primed and ready at Wimbledon Having won four of the past five Grand Slam tournaments and 10 in all, Rafael Nadal was asked on the eve of Wimbledon about quickly closing in on Roger Federer’s record of 16. Nadal cut in to clarify. “Very close? No. I am very far,” Nadal said yesterday. “Six is a lot.” Perhaps. Still, the 25year-old Spaniard is looking more and more like someone who will be able to challenge, if not surpass, whatever Federer’s final tally is. As long as a couple of other guys don’t get in the way, that is. For years, Federer and Nadal were the men to beat at major tournaments. These days, they’re joined at what is a competitive and compelling top of the game by a pair of 24-yearolds, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray. That Big Four filled out the semifinals at the French Open two weeks ago, and most everyone expects them to be the final four standing in a fortnight’s time at Wimbledon, where play begins today with Nadal as the defending champion. “That’s maybe something that’s a bit different than maybe in the past, where maybe one of the top four guys wouldn’t feel so comfortable on grass,” said Federer, a sixtime winner at Wimbledon. “But this year, it seems like all of us are, which is a good thing.” THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Franchitti, who stayed out of trouble as two fellow contenders fell by the wayside. Tony Kanaan crashed with 31 laps to go, and Castroneves gave up the lead when he had to make a late extra pit stop to change a tire that was going flat. Castroneves fell all the way to ninth place. Toronto rookie James Hinchcliffe was sixth, while fellow Canadian Alex Tagliani of Lachenaie, Que., finished 18th. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Leo July 23-Aug.23 Is there something you secretly feel guilty about? Do something about it. Virgo Aug. 24- Sept. 22 Strive to maintain an open and optimistic attitude. It’s about perspective, make yours wide and deep. Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 23 Sometimes you just have to follow your instincts, so trust them — and act. Scorpio Oct. 24-Nov. 22 The more you try to move in one direction today, the more events will conspire to push you in another. Perhaps you should take the hint.

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Sagittarius Nov. 23-Dec. 21 What happens today will be removed from your usual experience. It may be difficult to make sense of.

Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 20 Something will happen today that will encourage you to become a more tolerant human being.


Aquarius Jan. 21-Feb. 18 You may find that your powers of persuasion let you down today. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20. If a friend suggests you do something unethical today, turn him or her down flat. SALLY BROMPTON

“You should’ve seen the bird!” MARCUS

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