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More hospitals part of plasma transfusion trial to treat COVID-19 with antibodies

More hospitals part of plasma transfusion trial to treat COVID-19 with antibodies

TORONTO — The first two COVID-19 patients in Canada to receive plasma transfusions rich in antibodies are showing signs of improvement as the experimental treatment expands to trials in more than a dozen sites in Ontario and Quebec.

Municipalities say request for federal, provincial aid unanswered

TORONTO — Some municipalities fear they are stuck in the middle of a lingering stand-off between the federal and Ontario governments over an aid package for hard-hit civic services, as an urgent request for financial help goes unanswered.

Ontario police watchdog reviews death of Toronto woman who fell from balcony

TORONTO — Ontario's police watchdog is investigating the death of a woman in Toronto who fell from a 24th floor apartment balcony.
CTV drama 'Cardinal' leads Canadian Screen Awards TV pack with seven wins

CTV drama 'Cardinal' leads Canadian Screen Awards TV pack with seven wins

TORONTO — Three shows that have left the air for good in the past few months — "Cardinal," "Schitt's Creek" and "Anne with an E" — came out on top in a virtual version of this year's Canadian Screen Awards.

Police identify shooting victim as 21-year-old rapper known as Houdini

Toronto police have identified the man killed in a downtown shooting as 21-year-old Dimarjio Jenkins, a local rapper who went by the name Houdini. Police say a boy and a woman were also wounded when shots rang out shortly after 4 p.m.
Leafs eager for chance to compete in what would be a season like no other

Leafs eager for chance to compete in what would be a season like no other

TORONTO — John Tavares expects hockey's restart — if it gets off the ground — to be a sprint. The Toronto Maple Leafs captain is eager to see how his team matches up.
CFL informs member clubs its allowing limited access to team facilities

CFL informs member clubs its allowing limited access to team facilities

TORONTO — The CFL is allowing its teams to reopen their fitness facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CBC reveals fall/winter lineup including 'Battle of the Blades,' 'Lady Dicks'

CBC reveals fall/winter lineup including 'Battle of the Blades,' 'Lady Dicks'

TORONTO — "Battle of the Blades" won't have a live audience. And "Family Feud Canada" is searching virtually for season 2 contestants.
Quebec nurses, health care workers protest conditions amid COVID-19

Quebec nurses, health care workers protest conditions amid COVID-19

MONTREAL — Nurses and other workers demonstrated in front of health-care centres across the province Wednesday to protest their working conditions and lack of vacation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Toronto releases map showing neighbourhoods hardest hit by COVID-19

TORONTO — Canada's most populous city has released a map of neighbourhoods hardest hit by COVID-19.
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