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Ontario says drive-in movie theatres are clear to reopen on Sunday

TORONTO — Ontario is giving drive-in movie theatres the clear to reopen. The province says existing outdoor big screens will allowed to resume business starting on Sunday.

Protesters prepare to rally in Toronto against anti-black, Indigenous racism

TORONTO — A rally is set to take place in Toronto today in protest of what organizers describe as anti-black and anti-Indigenous racism around the world.

Ontario proposes extending endangered species act exemption for forestry sector

Ontario has proposed extending an exemption to the Endangered Species Act for the forestry sector, a move that environmental groups say is another step towards decimating species at risk.

Ambrosie says CFL not interested in partnership with The Spring League

TORONTO — Randy Ambrosie wanted to set the record straight Friday. The CFL commissioner said he did speak via telephone Wednesday with the head of an American developmental football league for about 10 minutes.
Ontario mulls regional reopening due to expected increase in testing data

Ontario mulls regional reopening due to expected increase in testing data

TORONTO — Ontario is implementing an expanded COVID-19 testing strategy, including targeting specific sectors and using mobile teams, and the increased data that's expected to follow is prompting the premier to consider a regional approach to reopeni
Quebec says 41 students and staff tested positive for COVID-19 since reopening

Quebec says 41 students and staff tested positive for COVID-19 since reopening

MONTREAL — More than 40 staff and students tested positive for COVID-19 in the first two weeks after elementary schools outside the Montreal area opened on May 11, Quebec's Education Department confirmed Friday.

Toronto police chief calls for calm in wake of death of woman who fell from balcony

TORONTO — The Toronto police chief called for calm Friday and promised to fast-track the use of body-worn cameras after the death of a 29-year-old woman who fell from a 24th-floor balcony while officers were in her home.
N.B. health authority CEO says COVID-19 outbreak is 'worst possible scenario'

N.B. health authority CEO says COVID-19 outbreak is 'worst possible scenario'

FREDERICTON — The chief executive of a New Brunswick health network says the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in the north of the province is a worst-case scenario in a region with underlying health issues and an older population.
Proposed COVID-19 rule changes by World Rugby could improve the sport

Proposed COVID-19 rule changes by World Rugby could improve the sport

TORONTO — Proposed law amendments to the game of rugby to reduce the COVID-19 transmission risk could improve the sport, according to top Canadian rugby officials.

Ontario says more heath providers can reopen including dentists, optometrists

TORONTO — Dentists, optometrists and massage therapists are part of a list of health-care providers that the Ontario government says can gradually reopen following a months-long shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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