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Raptors Uprising completes perfect regular season with 16th straight esports win

Raptors Uprising completes perfect regular season with 16th straight esports win

TORONTO — Raptors Uprising GC completed its perfect NBA 2K League season Friday night, sweeping Cavs Legion GC for a record 16th straight victory. Including tournament play, Toronto (16-0) is a remarkable 25-0 this season.
Canadiens upset Penguins 2-0 to advance to first round of NHL playoffs

Canadiens upset Penguins 2-0 to advance to first round of NHL playoffs

TORONTO — Barely making the cut for the NHL's 24-team return to play, few hockey observers gave the Montreal Canadiens much of a chance in the qualification round against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Approval from Public Health Agency of Canada crucial for CFL quest for fed money

Approval from Public Health Agency of Canada crucial for CFL quest for fed money

TORONTO — The CFL's quest for federal funding in order to stage an abbreviated season received a huge boost Friday.
Man appears in court for alleged threats against Quebec's public health director

Man appears in court for alleged threats against Quebec's public health director

MONTREAL — A 45-year-old man appeared in court via telephone Friday for allegedly making threats against Quebec's public health director, Horacio Arruda. The man was arrested Thursday in Drummondville, Que.

Toronto Public Health criticizes public school board's reopening plan

Toronto's public health agency is calling on the local public school board to reduce class sizes in September, suggesting the province's back-to-school plan doesn't go far enough to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Ontario, federal governments announce $234.6M in new funding for child care

TORONTO — Ontario's child-care centres will be receiving about three per cent of a major influx of cash from the federal government meant to help cope with the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, the province's premier said Friday.

Ontario government's autism program not enough, families and critics say

TORONTO — The Ontario government began rolling out the first phase of its new program for families with autistic children on Friday, but critics and parents remain skeptical of the plan.
Flyers looking good in expanded playoffs, but Vigneault fine with 16-team format

Flyers looking good in expanded playoffs, but Vigneault fine with 16-team format

TORONTO — The Philadelphia Flyers have looked right at home playing in the NHL's expanded 24-team playoff format, but head coach Alain Vigneault isn't big on the idea of doing it for more than one season.

36-year-old wanted on arson and mischief charges, Toronto police say

Toronto police are asking for help locating the suspect in a string of arson and mischief incidents on the city's east side.

Islanders advance with 5-1 win over Panthers

TORONTO — The New York Islanders like to rely on defenceman Ryan Pulock's blistering point shot to help generate offence .
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