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Toronto Blue Jays agree to terms with left-hander Robbie Ray on one-year contract

Toronto Blue Jays agree to terms with left-hander Robbie Ray on one-year contract

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays agreed to terms on a US$8-million, one-year contract with left-hander Robbie Ray on Saturday. He is the first of 181 free agents to get a new contract.
Two more Toronto Wolfpack players sign on with new rugby league clubs

Two more Toronto Wolfpack players sign on with new rugby league clubs

TORONTO — Two more members of the defunct Toronto Wolfpack have found new rugby league clubs. Scottish international winger Matty Russell signed Saturday with the Leigh Centurions for the 2021 season.

'Deeply disturbing,' judge says of Ontario man who killed entire family in their home

The crimes of a 24-year-old man who, one by one, slit the throats of his entire family to protect his secret double life are "deeply disturbing," an Ontario judge said Friday as she sentenced him to life in prison with no chance of parole for 40 year
After yet another tight U.S. election, do protest songs make a difference?

After yet another tight U.S. election, do protest songs make a difference?

TORONTO — When the dust settles from the U.S. election, Canadian musician Dan Mangan wants it to be clear where he stood on President Donald Trump. The Vancouver singer-songwriter isn’t a U.S.
Absent funding details for long-term care standard in budget troubling: advocates

Absent funding details for long-term care standard in budget troubling: advocates

TORONTO — Health-care advocates criticized the Ontario government Friday for not providing any funding details in the provincial budget for a major pledge to improve long-term care, saying the promise will require significant investment.

Peel Region only one in COVID-19 red zone as Ontario switches to colour-coded system

TORONTO — Peel Region will be under the highest COVID-19 alert level short of a lockdown as Ontario shifts to a tiered and colour-coded system for managing pandemic measures, though the restrictions it will face fall short of what local health offici

Trial of man who killed pedestrians open to public at Toronto convention centre

TORONTO — The trial of a man who killed 10 people when he drove a van down a Toronto sidewalk starts next week by Zoom and will be streamed for the public at a convention centre.
'Kim's Convenience' star Paul Sun-Hyung Lee lands "dream" role in 'The Mandalorian'

'Kim's Convenience' star Paul Sun-Hyung Lee lands "dream" role in 'The Mandalorian'

TORONTO — Disney has recruited another star of the Canadian comedy series "Kim's Convenience" — this time Paul Sun-Hyung Lee.
COVID-19 cases in Quebec not expected to exceed hospital capacity: institute

COVID-19 cases in Quebec not expected to exceed hospital capacity: institute

MONTREAL — The number of new COVID-19 cases in Quebec topped 1,000 for the third straight day Friday, but a provincial public health institute says the province's hospitals are not expected to be overwhelmed over the next four weeks.
MLS playoffs to open Nov. 20 with 17 matches ending with Dec. 12 MLS Cup final

MLS playoffs to open Nov. 20 with 17 matches ending with Dec. 12 MLS Cup final

TORONTO — MLS teams will have time to prepare for the playoffs after the regular season closes Sunday. But the schedule will be compressed with the 17-match, 23-day post-season kicking off after the Nov. 9-17 FIFA international match window.
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