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Ontario reports 19 new COVID-19 cases, total now at 79

Ontario reports 19 new COVID-19 cases, total now at 79

TORONTO — Ontario's total COVID-19 cases surged to 79 on Friday as the province's top health official recommended the immediate suspension of large public gatherings and most major universities cancelled in-person classes.
Canadian Olympic swim trials postponed because of concerns over COVID-19

Canadian Olympic swim trials postponed because of concerns over COVID-19

TORONTO — The Canadian Olympic and Paralympic swimming trials have been postponed due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19.
Hot Docs festival scheduled for April now postponed due to COVID-19

Hot Docs festival scheduled for April now postponed due to COVID-19

TORONTO — Next month's Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Canadian marathoners left in limbo after COVID-19 cancels global races

Canadian marathoners left in limbo after COVID-19 cancels global races

TORONTO — Krista DuChene knew the bad news was coming. As one global sporting event after another has been wiped out in a rapid-fire COVID-19 string of dominoes, DuChene knew it was likely only a matter of when, not if.

Phoenix Suns to play out rest of 2019-2020 NBA season by video game

TORONTO — The NBA may be on hiatus but the Phoenix Suns plan to complete their season via video game. "The season isn't over yet ... We will continue to play the Suns season games on @NBA2K," the Suns tweeted.

Canada shuts Parliament, Trudeau in quarantine, no travel

TORONTO — Canada shut down Parliament and advised against all nonessential travel outside the country Friday while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau governed remotely from his home, in self-imposed quarantine after his wife tested positive for the new co
Shania Twain moving up, up, up in acting world with 'I Still Believe'

Shania Twain moving up, up, up in acting world with 'I Still Believe'

TORONTO — With her son now 18 and the usual parental demands of school runs and lunches behind her, Canadian pop-country superstar Shania Twain has found herself with more time and mental space to devote to other things. Enter acting.
A guide to who should self-isolate over COVID-19, when to do so and how

A guide to who should self-isolate over COVID-19, when to do so and how

TORONTO — News that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau would remain in self-isolation after she tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday has focused fresh attention on a key strategy meant to contain the disease's spre
Toronto Arrows adjust to new sports reality as Major League Rugby goes on hiatus

Toronto Arrows adjust to new sports reality as Major League Rugby goes on hiatus

TORONTO — Like many North American sports teams, the Toronto Arrows woke up Friday and wondered what's next. Major League Rugby has joined other leagues in suspending play for 30 days because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Veteran defensive lineman Lemon surprised to still be a CFL free agent

Veteran defensive lineman Lemon surprised to still be a CFL free agent

TORONTO — Shawn Lemon never figured to be in this position. After registering a 20 combined sacks the past two seasons with Toronto and B.C., the veteran defensive lineman was expected to generate much interest when he became a free agent Feb. 11.
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