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Canadian subsidiary of French defence giant gets $5.2 billion contract

OTTAWA—The Canadian subsidiary of French defence giant Thales has been awarded a multibillion-dollar contract to service Canada’s new fleet of Arctic offshore patrol ships and joint support vessels. The federal government said Thursday Thales Canada, in a joint venture with the company’s Australian arm, will provide in-service support for the vessels under a contract that could total $5.2 billion over …

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Denis Shapovalov isn’t letting Rogers Cup success go to his head

Denis Shapovalov reached a career-high ranking of 67 after reaching the semifinals of the Rogers Cup last week, but the 18-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ont., isn’t letting the success go to his head. “Personally, I don’t feel like I’m that ranking,” Shapovalov said Thursday after a 75-minute workout with coach Martin Laurendeau at the National Training Centre. “It was one …

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Pens goalie keepin’ it low-key with Cup

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Matt Murray is sitting at a hotel restaurant in his hometown, where he has one eye on his omelette and the other on his phone, which he picks up between bites to check the time. He’s on a tight schedule to get out of here. At exactly 10 a.m., the Pittsburgh Penguins goalie begins his day …

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