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Runoff Election in Niger

Runoff Election in Niger

Former interior minister Mohamed Bazoum. Photo credit: Issouf Sanago/AFP Niger’s presidential election will hold a runoff poll in February after Mohamed Bazoum failed to secure enough votes in the first round of voting, according to provisional results announced by...

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New Year’s Bowl Games

New Year’s Bowl Games

Photo credit: Michael Woods/Associated Press Get ready with your munchies and drinks for a lazy New Year’s Day watching the U.S. College bowl games on TV.  Below is the lineup for Jan. 1 and 2, 2021. All times are eastern standard time, and the schedule is...

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Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year!!

Image credit: Getty Images G98.7 FM wishes all of our listeners peace, love, and health in 2021. May every day of the new year inspire you to grow! Be well and stay safe.  From everyone at the G98.7FM family to yours!

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Raptors 0-3

Raptors 0-3

Kyle Lowry. Photo Credit: nba.com For the first time since 2005, the Toronto Raptors are 0-3 to start the 2020-2021 NBA season and tied for last in the Eastern Conference after losing 100-93 against the Philadelphia 76ers on Dec.29.  The Raptors’ defence played...

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Caribbean Celebrates VP

Caribbean Celebrates VP

Kamala Harris. Photo Credit: Sait Serkan Gurbuz/ Wall Street Journal The Caribbean Community is gearing up to celebrate Vice President Kamala Harris, the first female Caribbean American to be inaugurated. The virtual event is spearheaded by Invest Caribbean (ICN) the...

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Principal Joe Clark Dies

Principal Joe Clark Dies

Joe Clark. Photo Credit: AP Photo/Peter Cannata, File Principal Joe Clark, who inspired the 1989 film “Lean on Me,” died at his Florida home on Dec. 29 after a long battle with an unspecified illness, his family said. He was 82.  Clark was the principal of crime...

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2020 in Review – Part 2

2020 in Review – Part 2

Photo Credit: Turgut Yeter/CBC As 2020 draws to a close, G-98.7FM looks back at some of the iconic events in Toronto this year. In June, a group of Grade 6 students at the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Lab School made posters to voice their feelings about...

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Jazz and Blues 2021

Jazz and Blues 2021

Photo Credit: Jamaica Jazz and Blues Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival returns virtually from January 28 -30, 2021, after a four-year hiatus from the music arena. The event is licensed to Florida based Adrian Allen from steady image media and is in partnership with...

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Davies Wins CP Award

Davies Wins CP Award

Alphonso Davies. Photo credit: Canada Soccer via Twitter Canadian soccer star Alphonso Davies added another award to his ever-expanding trophy case when he won the Lionel Conacher Award as The Canadian Press male athlete of the year on Dec. 29. Davies, who turned 20...

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2020 in Review – Part 1

2020 in Review – Part 1

Photo credit: Turgut Yeter/CBC As 2020 draws to a close, G-98.7FM looks back at some of the iconic events in Toronto this year. In June, as thousands of people worldwide marched to protest the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police, graffiti...

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Excavations in Italy

Excavations in Italy

Photo Credit: Reuters The great city of Pompeii in Italy is the hotspot for the latest excavation of an ancient fast-food counter. The shop was engulfed by a volcanic eruption from Mount Vesuvius in AD79 almost 2000 years ago. The food counter known as a thermopolium,...

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Osaka Wins Award

Osaka Wins Award

Naomi Osaka. Photo credit: Getty Images Three-time Grand Slam winner and activist Naomi Osaka was named Female Athlete of the Year by The Associated Press on Dec. 27.  During the U.S. Open, Osaka prominently wore face masks bearing the names of Black Americans...

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