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Ottawa Senators sign forward Chris Tierney to two-year deal, avoiding arbitration

Ottawa Senators sign forward Chris Tierney to two-year deal, avoiding arbitration

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have avoided arbitration with Chris Tierney, signing the forward to a two-year contract with an average annual value of US$3.5 million. Tierney, 26, will earn $2.8 million in 2020-21 and $4.2 million in 2021-22.

Police investigating Montreal apartment fire that claimed life of young woman

Montreal police are investigating after a young woman lost her life in an apartment fire early this morning. Police say the woman -- who they believe was around 17 years old -- was found unconscious by firefighters inside the apartment.

Mayors, construction industry, call on Ontario and feds for infrastructure money

Ontario's largest municipalities are asking the federal and provincial governments to provide an immediate funding boost for infrastructure projects, saying cities need the help to stimulate economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Quebec orders gyms, bars and other entertainment venues closed for another 4 weeks

Quebec orders gyms, bars and other entertainment venues closed for another 4 weeks

MONTREAL — Quebecers in the province's biggest cities will have to live with COVID-19 restrictions for another four weeks, Premier Francois Legault said Monday.

Halton Region on 'border line' for restrictions: Dr. Williams

TORONTO — Another region in the Greater Toronto Area is "on the border line" of requiring stricter restrictions to combat COVID-19, Ontario's top doctor said Monday, but more data is needed before the province decides on the move. Dr.
Canada Soccer Hall of Fame administrator Alan Southard passes away at 92

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame administrator Alan Southard passes away at 92

TORONTO — Longtime soccer administrator Alan Southard, the first president of the Canadian Minor Soccer Association, has died at the age of 92. He passed away on Oct. 20.
Analysis: Braley could be gruff and stubborn but owner always had soft spot for CFL

Analysis: Braley could be gruff and stubborn but owner always had soft spot for CFL

TORONTO — It's hard to imagine the CFL existing in its present state without David Braley. The longtime B.C. Lions owner and chairman died Monday at his home in Burlington, Ont. He was 79.
Strippers' advocacy group seeks judicial review of Ontario strip club closure

Strippers' advocacy group seeks judicial review of Ontario strip club closure

TORONTO — An advocacy group representing Ontario strippers is asking a judge to declare the province's closure of all strip clubs in response to COVID-19 unconstitutional.

TDSB says 5,500 fewer students enrolled to school this fall

TORONTO — The Toronto District School Board says it has seen 5,500 fewer students enrolled in classes this fall compared to what it had anticipated for the school year.

Man who killed his family in Markham, Ont., apologizes during sentencing hearing

A 24-year-old Ontario man who killed his entire family apologized Monday to anyone he had "impacted negatively" with his actions, as lawyers asked a judge to hand him a life sentence with no parole for 40 years.
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