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Quebec looks to doctors, military for help amid COVID-19 nursing home outbreaks

Quebec looks to doctors, military for help amid COVID-19 nursing home outbreaks

MONTREAL — Quebec expanded its push to fill staffing shortages at nursing homes ravaged by COVID-19 Thursday, taking the unusual step of calling on the military to join in the effort.

Child care advocates say providers need pandemic relief from government

TORONTO — The province must offer financial relief to child-care providers across Ontario to ensure none close as a result of COVID-19, a coalition of advocates said Thursday, warning many centres won't be able to pay their bills as the pandemic drag
Canadian premiere of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' delayed to 2021

Canadian premiere of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' delayed to 2021

TORONTO — Mirvish Productions is delaying the opening of a Canadian production of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Ontario allows auto insurance companies to provide rebates due to pandemic

TORONTO — Ontario has made a regulatory change that will more easily allow auto insurance companies to provide breaks to their customers because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ontario expands guidelines for priority COVID-19 testing

TORONTO — Ontario expanded its priority COVID-19 testing Thursday to include essential workers, residents and staff of homeless shelters and group homes, and people living with health-care workers.
Former CFL star quarterback Flutie feels commissioner Ambrosie's pain

Former CFL star quarterback Flutie feels commissioner Ambrosie's pain

TORONTO — Doug Flutie can feel CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie's pain. Ambrosie continues to discuss potential contingency plans for the 2020 CFL season in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Former Jays exec Pat Gillick remembers Damaso Garcia as good player, good person

Former Jays exec Pat Gillick remembers Damaso Garcia as good player, good person

TORONTO — Former Blue Jays executive Pat Gillick remembers former Toronto second baseman Damaso Garcia as a "very good player and a very good person.
Alessia Cara practically willed 'The Willoughbys' role into being

Alessia Cara practically willed 'The Willoughbys' role into being

TORONTO — Alessia Cara is a big believer in the "Fake it 'til you make it" mantra — and for good reason. Ever since she was young, the Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter from Brampton, Ont.
Wolfpack rue missing home opener originally slated for Saturday in Toronto

Wolfpack rue missing home opener originally slated for Saturday in Toronto

TORONTO — This weekend was to have been Sonny Bill Williams' coming-out party in Toronto, with the former All Blacks star slated to make his Canadian debut for the Wolfpack before an expected sellout at Lamport Stadium.
Citytv to air #COVIDheroes special honouring front-line workers

Citytv to air #COVIDheroes special honouring front-line workers

It will air Saturday evening
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