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COVID-19: Premier orders most Quebec stores closed Sundays to give workers a break

MONTREAL — In an attempt to give frontline retail workers a break during the COVID-19 pandemic, Quebec Premier Francois Legault on Monday ordered most of the stores still allowed to operate to close on Sundays during the month of April.
CFL postpones the start of training camps due to COVID-19 pandemic

CFL postpones the start of training camps due to COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — Henoc Muamba's two-year-old daughter, Thea, will remain a part of the Montreal Alouettes linebacker's off-season workouts for a little while longer.
Soccer may be on hold but Toronto FC's Jonathan Osorio still making his mark

Soccer may be on hold but Toronto FC's Jonathan Osorio still making his mark

TORONTO — While unable to perform on the field, Toronto FC midfielder Jonathan Osorio is still managing to leave his mark during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Grand Theatre postpones $8 million renovation, puts most staff on 'emergency leave'

LONDON, Ont. — The Grand Theatre in London, Ont., is postponing a planned $8-million renovation because of the uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 crisis. The theatre was set to overhaul one of its lobby spaces in May.
RBC Canadian Open regional qualifiers postponed due to COVID-19

RBC Canadian Open regional qualifiers postponed due to COVID-19

TORONTO — Golf Canada has postponed three regional qualifying tournaments for the 2020 RBC Canadian Open due to the COVID-19 pandemic The tournaments were slated to start May 14 at TPC Toronto at Osprey Valley in Caledon, Ont.
Hasidic Jewish community north of Montreal quarantined after COVID-19 outbreak

Hasidic Jewish community north of Montreal quarantined after COVID-19 outbreak

MONTREAL — An Orthodox Jewish community north of Montreal is under lockdown after some of its members tested positive for COVID-19. Public health authorities on Sunday ordered the 4,000-person Tosh community of Boisbriand, Que.
Former CFL coach/GM Rita feeling sad for Italy's COVID-19 pandemic anguish

Former CFL coach/GM Rita feeling sad for Italy's COVID-19 pandemic anguish

TORONTO — Adam Rita's heart aches over the toll the COVID-19 pandemic is taking on Italy. Italy, which had over 97,000 confirmed cases of the disease with more than 10,000 fatalities as of Sunday, is near and dear to Rita's heart.

This year's Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour to be feted at 2021 gala

ORILLIA, Ont. — The Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour will be awarded this summer, but the winner will have to wait a year to celebrate with their peers.

Ontario reports 211 new cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths

TORONTO — Ontario reported its largest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Sunday as various groups looked at ways to slow the spread of the virus while preparing for lasting effects.

Quebec says number of new COVID-19 cases appears to be stabilizing

Quebec's premier and public health director struck a cautiously optimistic tone on Sunday, saying aggressive physical distancing measures appear to be working to slow the spread of COVID-19.
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