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Dave Bidini on why artists are well equipped to cope with COVID-19 pandemic

Dave Bidini on why artists are well equipped to cope with COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — Musician and writer Dave Bidini believes artists may be at a bit of an advantage in confronting the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ontario coroner calls inquest into death of teen at school for the blind

Ontario coroner calls inquest into death of teen at school for the blind

The parents of a disabled teen who died in the care of an Ontario residential school for the blind say they're hopeful a newly called inquest into their son's death may protect a future generation of vulnerable students.

Toronto mayor says he hopes investigation into woman's death will bring answers

Toronto's mayor says he hopes an investigation into the death of a woman who reportedly fell from her 24th-floor balcony while police were in her home will give the community the answers it needs.
Atletico Ottawa unveils jersey, adding a dash of blue to familiar red and white

Atletico Ottawa unveils jersey, adding a dash of blue to familiar red and white

OTTAWA — Atletico Ottawa unveiled its home jersey on Thursday, adding a Maple Leaf to the traditional red-and-white colours of its Atletico Madrid parent club.
'Antigone' wins five trophies, including best picture, at Canadian Screen Awards

'Antigone' wins five trophies, including best picture, at Canadian Screen Awards

TORONTO — The refugee drama "Antigone" was declared best motion picture on the final night of the Canadian Screen Awards as the film won five trophies, tying with "The Song of Names," which got the same amount.
Inspectors wouldn't go into long-term care homes fearing for their safety: Ford

Inspectors wouldn't go into long-term care homes fearing for their safety: Ford

TORONTO — Inspectors refused to go into long-term care homes in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic because they feared for their safety, prompting the government to call in the military, Premier Doug Ford said Thursday.
Montreal hitting optimistic targets in COVID-19 projections but future uncertain

Montreal hitting optimistic targets in COVID-19 projections but future uncertain

MONTREAL — Quebec's public health institute on Thursday released fresh projections on the evolution of the novel coronavirus in the province but said it was still too difficult to determine the trajectory of the pandemic across the greater Montreal a
Major League Soccer moves to allow small group training pending local approval

Major League Soccer moves to allow small group training pending local approval

TORONTO — Major League Soccer is moving ahead with small group training sessions, providing they are not in conflict with local health or government policies.

Tam: NHL proposal being 'reviewed,' mandatory quarantine remains in place

OTTAWA — Canada's top health official says proposals are being reviewed from sports leagues looking to resume play — including the NHL — but the mandatory 14-day quarantine for people entering the country remains in place for now. Dr.
Rapper lethally targeted in brazen gunplay on downtown Toronto street

Rapper lethally targeted in brazen gunplay on downtown Toronto street

TORONTO — A brazen daylight ambush and shootout on a busy downtown street that cost an up-and-coming rap artist his life this week could have caused numerous casualties among bystanders, police in Toronto said on Thursday.
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