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Ontario reports 151 new cases of COVID-19 as premier limits gatherings

Ontario reports 151 new cases of COVID-19 as premier limits gatherings

TORONTO — Ontario has introduced steep fines for price gouging and reduced the maximum size of gatherings as it works to curb the economic impact of COVID-19 while stemming its spread.
COVID-19: Quebec to add checkpoints, forbid non-essential travel to eight regions

COVID-19: Quebec to add checkpoints, forbid non-essential travel to eight regions

MONTREAL — The Quebec government is moving to protect some of the province's more remote regions from the spread of COVID-19 by setting up checkpoints to block non-essential travel.
Brian's Custom Sports shifts to producing medical supplies to fight COVID-19

Brian's Custom Sports shifts to producing medical supplies to fight COVID-19

It only took a single text message for the sewing team at Brian's Custom Sports to join the fight against the spread of COVID-19.

Quebec lawyer recovering after being shot in leg at home: law firm

MONTREAL — A Montreal law firm says one of its lawyers was shot in an attack at his home Thursday evening. Nicholas Daudelin was at home in Mont-St-Hilaire, Que., when people unknown to him showed up at his door.
Ontario reports three new COVID-19 deaths, including nursing home residents

Ontario reports three new COVID-19 deaths, including nursing home residents

TORONTO — Ontario reported 135 new COVID-19 cases and three new deaths Friday, including two at a nursing home that local officials say is the site of the province's largest outbreak.
The Canadian Opera Company cancels the rest of its season amid outbreak

The Canadian Opera Company cancels the rest of its season amid outbreak

TORONTO — The Canadian Opera Company is dropping the rest of its 2019/2020 season amid the COVID-19 outbreak. General director Alexander Neef says the move was taken to protect its audiences, artists and staff from infection by the novel coronavirus.
Avoid travel to COVID-19 hot spots Montreal and Eastern Townships: Quebec Premier

Avoid travel to COVID-19 hot spots Montreal and Eastern Townships: Quebec Premier

MONTREAL — Premier Francois Legault on Friday warned against travelling to Montreal or the Eastern Townships — the two hardest-hit regions in the province for COVID-19 — and urged people who lived in those two hot spots to stay there.
Commissioner Randy Ambrosie says CFL draft still on for April 30

Commissioner Randy Ambrosie says CFL draft still on for April 30

TORONTO — CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie says the league's draft remains on schedule — at least for now. Ambrosie addressed the status of the April 30 draft during a question-and-answer video conference Friday with CFL fans.
Toronto FC players busy behind closed doors thanks to some quick thinking

Toronto FC players busy behind closed doors thanks to some quick thinking

TORONTO — It's been 20-plus years since Jim Liston used to train Greg Vanney and Dan Calichman in a small space in Pasadena, Calif. "We had very little space," Liston recalled. "About 2,000 square feet where we'd do physical therapy and training.

Ontario NDP calls for financial support for renters and making evictions illegal

NDP leader Andrea Horwath is calling on the Ontario government to help tenants who can't pay rent during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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