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Major League Rugby shuts down season rather than go down uncertain COVID-19 path

Major League Rugby shuts down season rather than go down uncertain COVID-19 path

TORONTO — Major League Rugby has called off the remainder of the 2020 season, deciding it is better to call a halt to games now than keep going down an uncertain path due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Toronto FC coach Greg Vanney juggles family and team needs while on MLS hiatus

Toronto FC coach Greg Vanney juggles family and team needs while on MLS hiatus

TORONTO — With four kids aged eight to 15 at home, Greg Vanney has his hands pretty full these days even without soccer.
National Arts Centre and Facebook partner to support online performances

National Arts Centre and Facebook partner to support online performances

OTTAWA — The National Arts Centre and Facebook Canada have partnered to support online performances by Canadian artists, including Jim Cuddy and Serena Ryder, during the COVID-19 crisis.

TTC employee working at bus maintenance shop tests positive for COVID-19

Toronto's transit agency says one of its employees has tested positive for COVID-19. The Toronto Transit Commission says the employee worked at a maintenance shop for buses.
Review: 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' a treat for creative gamers

Review: 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' a treat for creative gamers

TORONTO — Video games have long been a form of escapism from the banalities of life, often by giving players the chance to act as outsized characters tasked with performing improbable acts of heroism.

Ontario shutters provincial parks due to COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — Ontario is closing provincial parks in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks says it decided to shutter the parks until April 30 to protect the health of employees and visitors.

Ontario reports 25 new COVID-19 cases, provincial total at 214

TORONTO — Ontario reported 25 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the total to 214, as the province grappled with difficulties in assessing people as well as a growing backlog of tests.
Lawson unsure if Woodbine thoroughbred racing season will start on time

Lawson unsure if Woodbine thoroughbred racing season will start on time

TORONTO — Jim Lawson can't say with certainty Woodbine Racetrack's thoroughbred season will begin on time. It's tentatively scheduled to open April 18, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made that a very soft start date.
Officials in border city of Windsor, Ont., say closure is for the best

Officials in border city of Windsor, Ont., say closure is for the best

The federal government's decision to drastically limit traffic across the U.S-Canada border will be well worth the economic consequences if it helps curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials for a major Ontario border city said Wednesday.
Toronto FC players working out apart but together thanks to video conferencing

Toronto FC players working out apart but together thanks to video conferencing

TORONTO — The new normal for Toronto FC players includes working out at home — connected via video conferencing — with the MLS club setting up a meal delivery service.
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