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Montreal transit authority "strongly recommends" that passengers wear masks

Montreal transit authority "strongly recommends" that passengers wear masks

Montreal's transit authority is strongly recommending that passengers wear a mask when riding the bus or subway.

Ontario judge does away with signature requirement due to COVID-19 fears

An Ontario judge has dispensed with the need for a signature on a probation order due to the risks of COVID-19. Justice Glen Donald, who presides over a courtroom in St. Thomas, Ont.
Heritage Canada outlines distribution of $500 million of arts and culture COVID-19 support

Heritage Canada outlines distribution of $500 million of arts and culture COVID-19 support

OTTAWA — Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault is offering more details on which Canadian arts and culture organizations will benefit from $500 million of COVID-19 government support.
Canadian amateur sport to receive $72 million in pandemic relief money

Canadian amateur sport to receive $72 million in pandemic relief money

OTTAWA — Canada's amateur sports system will receive $72 million from a federal government emergency support fund to alleviate the pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Toronto woman who killed stranger may be allowed to live in community: review board

Toronto woman who killed stranger may be allowed to live in community: review board

TORONTO — A woman found not criminally responsible for stabbing a stranger to death in a Toronto drug store has been ordered detained at a mental health hospital, but may be allowed to live in the community.

Ontario wants to change PPE directive for long-term care workers: CUPE

TORONTO — A union representing health-care workers in long-term care homes says the province wants to change a directive that gives all workers access N95 masks.
Dan Aykroyd: COVID-19 is 'the closest thing to an alien invasion that we'll see'

Dan Aykroyd: COVID-19 is 'the closest thing to an alien invasion that we'll see'

TORONTO — Dan Aykroyd is on the line from his home in Frontenac County in Eastern Ontario, "holed up, hunkered down," adhering to physical distancing rules of the COVID-19 pandemic. "It's fine.
Ontario lays groundwork for scheduled surgeries to resume as COVID spread slows

Ontario lays groundwork for scheduled surgeries to resume as COVID spread slows

TORONTO — Ontario is planning to resume thousands of surgeries that have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, though those operations are likely still weeks away and the backlog will take months to clear.
CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie admits 2020 season likely to be wiped out

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie admits 2020 season likely to be wiped out

OTTAWA — CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie says the most likely scenario for the league is a cancelled 2020 season during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mirvish tells ticket-holders it aims to reopen 'Hamilton' within 18 months

Mirvish tells ticket-holders it aims to reopen 'Hamilton' within 18 months

TORONTO — Mirvish Productions says it expects "Hamilton" will return to Toronto after the much-hyped musical's Canadian run was cut short because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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