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Backxwash wins Polaris Music Prize for her album "God Has Nothing to Do With This..."

Backxwash wins Polaris Music Prize for her album "God Has Nothing to Do With This..."

TORONTO — Backxwash has won the 2020 Polaris Music Prize for her gothic rap-metal album "God Has Nothing to Do With This Leave Him Out of It.

World junior hockey championship opens on Christmas Day for first time since 2005

TORONTO — There has been a slight tweak to the schedule for the next world junior hockey championship.
Rain could present big challenge in Mighty Heart's quest to capture Triple Crown

Rain could present big challenge in Mighty Heart's quest to capture Triple Crown

TORONTO — She's a Hall of Fame trainer, but Josie Carroll will also be an amateur meteorologist this week.
Toronto police 'regret that mistakes were made' during G20 summit in 2010

Toronto police 'regret that mistakes were made' during G20 summit in 2010

TORONTO — More than ten years after mass arrests during the G20 summit in Toronto, the city's police force said Monday that it regrets that "mistakes were made" when hundreds were detained at the time.
Nurses block bridges in Montreal and Quebec City in protest over working conditions

Nurses block bridges in Montreal and Quebec City in protest over working conditions

MONTREAL — Nurses and other health-care workers blocked two major bridges in Montreal and Quebec City Monday, escalating pressure tactics to push the province to address working conditions they say have worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Queen's University officially drops John A. Macdonald's name from law building

KINGSTON, Ont. — A board of trustees has approved Queen's University's decision to remove the name of Sir John A. Macdonald from its law school building.

Canada-China spat heats up over ambassador's alleged threat

TORONTO — The diplomatic spat between Canada and China grew more heated on Monday as Beijing denounced press criticism of its ambassador to Ottawa, only to have Canada's deputy prime minister and opposition leader echo the criticism.
Stratford Festival launches streaming service with mix of films and original content

Stratford Festival launches streaming service with mix of films and original content

STRATFORD, Ont. — To binge or not to binge will be the question for Shakespeare fans as the renowned Stratford Festival in southwestern Ontario launches its own streaming service.
Traditional Halloween not recommended in hot spots regions says Ontario's top doctor

Traditional Halloween not recommended in hot spots regions says Ontario's top doctor

TORONTO — Children in Ontario's four COVID-19 hot spots should not go trick-or-treating this Halloween, Premier Doug Ford said Monday, stressing that the extent to which that advice is followed could affect the upcoming holiday season.
Nick Nurse continues push for Americans living abroad to vote in U.S. election

Nick Nurse continues push for Americans living abroad to vote in U.S. election

TORONTO — Website traffic for voter registration by Americans living abroad is triple what it was for the 2016 U.S. presidential election, according to Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse.
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