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Canoe Kayak Canada cancels Olympic and Paralympic team trials due to coronavirus

OTTAWA — Canoe Kayak Canada announced that they have cancelled their upcoming Olympic and Paralympic team trials due to the novel coronavirus.
Canada's Olympic champ Wiebe, teammate Lappage book their Tokyo tickets

Canada's Olympic champ Wiebe, teammate Lappage book their Tokyo tickets

OTTAWA — The official raised Canadian Erica Wiebe's arm to signal a victory, and her guaranteed spot at the Tokyo Olympics. The gesture was more for show, though, with no fans in attendance to recognize her accomplishment.

Ontario severely restricts visitors to long-term care homes

OTTAWA — Ontario's top public health doctor has deemed that only "essential" visitors be allowed in long-term care, retirement and supportive housing as part of the province's effort to quell the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Raptors "travel party" tests negative for coronavirus after contact with Jazz

Raptors "travel party" tests negative for coronavirus after contact with Jazz

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have received a clean bill of health. All players and staff received negative results from their COVID-19 tests, the team said in a statement on Saturday.
Woodbine racetracks closing to general public for minimum of two weeks

Woodbine racetracks closing to general public for minimum of two weeks

TORONTO — Woodbine Mohawk Park and Woodbine Racetrack will be closed to the general public starting tomorrow for a minimum of two weeks.
Mirvish Productions suspends performances to help limit spread of COVID-19

Mirvish Productions suspends performances to help limit spread of COVID-19

TORONTO — Mirvish Productions has suspended performances at all of its Toronto theatres in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Cancellations take effect starting with Saturday's matinees and run until April 12.

Tentative agreement averts strike by 20,000 Toronto inside workers

TORONTO — A potentially devastating strike by Toronto's 20,000 inside workers has been averted.
Raptors "travel party" tests negative for coronavirus after contact with Jazz

Raptors "travel party" tests negative for coronavirus after contact with Jazz

Toronto Raptors players and staff who underwent testing for COVID-19 earlier this week are "all currently negative" for the virus, with one result pending, the team said Friday.
Canadian Coles drops quarterfinal at wrestling qualifier without spectators

Canadian Coles drops quarterfinal at wrestling qualifier without spectators

OTTAWA — Canada's Daniel Coles fell 10-2 to Manuel Alejandro Lopez Salcedo of Mexico on Friday in quarterfinal action at an Olympic wrestling qualifier closed to spectators.

COVID-19 measures could have lasting impact on Ontario courts: experts

TORONTO — Short-term measures aimed at reducing risks related to the novel coronavirus in Ontario courts will likely have a long-lasting impact on the province's justice system, some experts said Friday.
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