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Canadian filmmakers hope small Toronto film fest slate will help them stand out

Canadian filmmakers hope small Toronto film fest slate will help them stand out

TORONTO — Michelle Latimer was celebrating word that her documentary "Inconvenient Indian" made it into this year's Toronto International Film Festival when she got a phone call with even bigger news.

Ontario court rules boy should attend school in person over father's objections

TORONTO — Ontario's courts are wading into the debate over sending students back to school during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with one judge ruling a nine-year-old boy should return to in-person classes despite his father's objections.
TIFF invites 500 frontline works to free 'Concrete Cowboy' screening

TIFF invites 500 frontline works to free 'Concrete Cowboy' screening

TORONTO — Hundreds of workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 fight are set to receive virtual tickets to one of the hottest titles at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Sherbrooke police allege two bars broke COVID-19 rules

Sherbrooke police allege two bars broke COVID-19 rules

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Police arrest two people for allegedly violating injuction in Caledonia, Ont.

TORONTO — Police say they arrested two people Saturday for allegedly violating a court injunction and entering disputed land in Caledonia, Ont. Haldimand County OPP say a 34-year-old and 31-year-old from Guelph, Ont.
England international Kallum Watkins leaves Wolfpack for Salford Red Devils

England international Kallum Watkins leaves Wolfpack for Salford Red Devils

TORONTO — England international Kallum Watkins, who joined the Toronto Wolfpack in May but never got to play for the transatlantic rugby league team because of the COVID-19 pandemic, has signed a three-year deal with Salford Red Devils.

York health unit says COVID-19 cases linked to GTA wedding events grows to 23

TORONTO — Public health officials say the number of COVID-19 cases linked to a single wedding that took place recently in the Greater Toronto Area has grown.

Toronto man, 20, dies after being pulled from the water at Sauble Beach, Ont.

TORONTO — A 20-year-old Toronto man has died after he was pulled from the water at Sauble Beach, Ont. on Friday night. Grey Bruce OPP say bystanders called police after seeing the man go below the surface and losing sight of him.

Woman dies after being struck by Pearson airport train, police investigating

TORONTO — A women has died after being struck by a train on the rail link to Toronto's Pearson International Airport. Toronto police say they are investigating the incident, which took place early this morning near the UP Express' Weston station.
Filmmakers relying on virtual world to build buzz at Toronto film festival

Filmmakers relying on virtual world to build buzz at Toronto film festival

TORONTO — For many filmmakers, a festival is often a crucial first step in the birth of a project or career.
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