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Ontario NDP calls for financial support for renters and making evictions illegal

NDP leader Andrea Horwath is calling on the Ontario government to help tenants who can't pay rent during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Academy postpones reveal of Canadian Screen Award winners until 'time is right'

Academy postpones reveal of Canadian Screen Award winners until 'time is right'

TORONTO — This year's Canadian Screen Award nominees will have to wait a little longer to find out if they're receiving a trophy.
McDonald's employee charged after faking COVID-19, forcing restaurant to close

McDonald's employee charged after faking COVID-19, forcing restaurant to close

Hamilton police say they've charged a teenage fast-food employee after she allegedly faked a doctor's note saying she had COVID-19.
US cases now most in world, US capital sees more infections

US cases now most in world, US capital sees more infections

TORONTO — The United States' caseload of coronavirus infections surged to the most in the world and its capital reported more infections, as Italy shut most of its industry and masses of Indian day labourers received food rations after a lockdown put

Two long-term care home residents die after COVID-19 outbreak

BOBCAYGEON, Ont. — A regional health unit says two members of a long-term care home have died after developing symptoms following a COVID-19 outbreak.
Advocates say Toronto's homeless face dire situation as support collapses

Advocates say Toronto's homeless face dire situation as support collapses

TORONTO — COVID-19 could soon "explode" within Toronto's homeless population as government actions to curb the spread of the illness have the opposite effect on those who live without housing, advocates and front-line workers say.
Authorities report two more deaths in Quebec, bringing COVID-19 toll to eight

Authorities report two more deaths in Quebec, bringing COVID-19 toll to eight

MONTREAL — Quebec reported another large increase in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases Thursday and added two more deaths as Premier Francois Legault called for volunteers to help those unable to buy food.

Toronto's Luminato Festival, launched in wake of SARS, cancelled because of COVID-19

TORONTO — The Luminato Festival, which draws artists from around the world to Toronto, has been cancelled this summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ontario preparing an anti-price gouging order, Ford says

TORONTO — Ontario is preparing an order to fight what Premier Doug Ford is calling "disgusting" price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic, while the province ramps up its testing capacity to handle the growing number of infections.

Expansion Atletico Ottawa adds international talent from Jamaica and England

OTTAWA — Expansion Atletico Ottawa's roster reached double figures Thursday with the signing of Jamaican international midfielder Tevin Shaw.
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