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Sam Roberts Band, Marie-Mai, Shad part of RBC Bluesfest drive-in concert series

OTTAWA — An array of Canadian musicians spanning various genres are taking the stage at a weekend drive-in concert series on the Ottawa River.
Raptors Uprising rolls over Blazers, Lakers in NBA 2K League Tipoff Tournament

Raptors Uprising rolls over Blazers, Lakers in NBA 2K League Tipoff Tournament

TORONTO — Raptors Uprising GC, unbeaten in regular-season play, kept rolling Wednesday by thumping Blazer5 Gaming and Lakers Gaming in the NBA 2K League's Tipoff esports tournament.
Canadian star Andreescu tweets in support of summer U.S Open despite pandemic

Canadian star Andreescu tweets in support of summer U.S Open despite pandemic

TORONTO — Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu says she supports the United States Tennis Association's decision to hold this year's U.S. Open this summer despite concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ford pleads with Ontario's 'scared' migrant workers to get tested for COVID-19

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford pleaded with Ontario's "scared" migrant workers Wednesday to get tested for COVID-19, acknowledging that the current testing strategy has captured only a small slice of the migrant population in a region with several outbr
COVID-19 uncertainty pushes Grand Theatre to delay shows until fall 2021

COVID-19 uncertainty pushes Grand Theatre to delay shows until fall 2021

LONDON, Ont. — Live theatre at southern Ontario's Grand Theatre will not return until fall 2021. The London, Ont.

TTC board votes in favour of mandatory masks for customers starting July 2

TORONTO — The Toronto Transit Commission's board voted Wednesday to make face coverings mandatory for all customers starting July 2.

Toronto police board to review anti-racism measures at Friday meeting

TORONTO — The body that oversees the Toronto Police Service will consider recommendations to immediately bolster mental health services and gather community input on the police budget at a meeting this week in an effort to combat anti-Black racism wi
Toronto arts agency lays off staff as live events 'ravaged' by pandemic

Toronto arts agency lays off staff as live events 'ravaged' by pandemic

TORONTO — The Toronto agency that operates three prestigious arts venues says additional layoffs mean 115 full-time positions have now been affected by the pandemic.
Quebec coroner announces vast public inquiry into COVID-19 long-term care deaths

Quebec coroner announces vast public inquiry into COVID-19 long-term care deaths

MONTREAL — Quebec's coroner's office has ordered a vast public inquiry into COVID-19 deaths at some of the province's long-term care homes, private seniors' residences and other accommodations for vulnerable people.
SickKids doctors expect safe return to school for Ontario students in September

SickKids doctors expect safe return to school for Ontario students in September

TORONTO — Medical experts from Toronto's SickKids Hospital say children in Ontario should be able to return to school in September, even though the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 likely won't be eradicated by then.
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