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No word on whether Ontario will accept Ottawa's offer to send health-care workers

No word on whether Ontario will accept Ottawa's offer to send health-care workers

TORONTO — Calls for Ontario Premier Doug Ford to undo new wide-ranging COVID-19 restrictions on outdoor recreational activities grew louder Sunday amid pledges of federal help to ease the toll on the province's strained health-care system.
Quebec reports 1,344 COVID-19 cases and nine deaths as hospitalizations drop slightly

Quebec reports 1,344 COVID-19 cases and nine deaths as hospitalizations drop slightly

MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 1,344 COVID-19 cases and nine deaths, including two in the past 24 hours. Hospitalizations in the province declined slightly for the first time since early April, falling by nine to 683.

Toronto Raptors give Freddie Gillespie another 10-day contract

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors will keep forward Freddie Gillespie around longer. Toronto signed Gillespie to a second 10-day contract Sunday. The six-foot-nine, 245-pound player from Saint Paul, Minn., averaged 5.8 points, 4.

Quebec records 10th femicide of 2020 amid domestic violence crisis

MONTREAL — Provincial police have identified two bodies discovered Friday in a home on Montreal's South Shore, saying the deaths resulted from domestic violence as Quebec's femicide crisis continues.

Ontario's new restrictions on outdoor gatherings raise eyebrows

Public health experts are raising their eyebrows at Ontario's decision to close recreational facilities, saying science shows COVID-19 transmission outside is extremely rare.
Quebec hospitalizations and ICU cases highest since second wave

Quebec hospitalizations and ICU cases highest since second wave

MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting its highest number of hospitalizations and intensive care cases due to COVID-19 since the second wave.
Canadian boxer Mandy Bujold 'heartbroken' after Olympic qualifier scrapped

Canadian boxer Mandy Bujold 'heartbroken' after Olympic qualifier scrapped

TORONTO — Canadian boxer Mandy Bujold has hit another huge road block in Tokyo Olympic qualifying. This one might be insurmountable. After a competitive year wiped out by COVID-19, the 11-time national flyweight champion from Kitchener, Ont.

Highlights of new COVID-19 restrictions in Ontario

TORONTO — Ontario extended a stay-at-home order and announced new restrictions to fight COVID-19 on Friday, while giving police new powers to enforce the measures.
Quebec to deploy sound trucks in Montreal to announce mobile vaccine clinics

Quebec to deploy sound trucks in Montreal to announce mobile vaccine clinics

MONTREAL — Quebec will deploy sound trucks in hard-hit Montreal neighbourhoods to announce the presence of mobile clinics offering Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines, Health Minister Christian Dube said Friday.
Tennis Canada announces cancellation of six Challenger events due to COVID-19

Tennis Canada announces cancellation of six Challenger events due to COVID-19

TORONTO — Six Challenger-tier tennis tournaments scheduled to be held in Canada this year have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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