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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.

Athletics Canada cancels numerous camps, tells athletes to return home

OTTAWA — Canada's governing body for track and field has asked all of its athletes training abroad to return home.

Ontario issues directives to Peel school board after review on anti-black racism

TORONTO — Ontario's education minister has issued more than two dozen directives to the Peel District School Board following a review of the board looking at anti-black racism.
Rachel Homan curling team announces split with lead Lisa Weagle

Rachel Homan curling team announces split with lead Lisa Weagle

OTTAWA — Rachel Homan's curling team has parted company with all-star lead Lisa Weagle.

Hockey Canada, Canadian Hockey League, American Hockey League suspend schedules

TORONTO — Hockey Canada announced Thursday it was cancelling all its sanctioned activities, including national championships, until further notice because of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Ontario to shutter public schools for two weeks amid COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — Ontario is closing all public schools for two weeks following March break amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier Doug Ford announced Thursday.
North American soccer slams on the brakes in face of COVID-19 outbreak

North American soccer slams on the brakes in face of COVID-19 outbreak

TORONTO — North American soccer slammed on the brakes Thursday in the face of the growing COVID-19 outbreak. Major League Soccer suspended its season for 30 days, joining the NBA in downing tools.
Major League Rugby joins other leagues in suspending play for 30 days

Major League Rugby joins other leagues in suspending play for 30 days

TORONTO — Major League Rugby joined other leagues Thursday in suspending play for 30 days because of COVID-19 outbreak. The 12-team North American league has already played five rounds of matches this season.

English Catholic teachers reach tentative deal with Ontario government

TORONTO — Ontario's English Catholic teachers announced Thursday that they reached a tentative contract with the province, the first of the four major unions to get a deal in a highly contentious round of bargaining.
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