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Two long-term care home residents die after COVID-19 outbreak

BOBCAYGEON, Ont. — A regional health unit says two members of a long-term care home have died after developing symptoms following a COVID-19 outbreak.
Advocates say Toronto's homeless face dire situation as support collapses

Advocates say Toronto's homeless face dire situation as support collapses

TORONTO — COVID-19 could soon "explode" within Toronto's homeless population as government actions to curb the spread of the illness have the opposite effect on those who live without housing, advocates and front-line workers say.
Authorities report two more deaths in Quebec, bringing COVID-19 toll to eight

Authorities report two more deaths in Quebec, bringing COVID-19 toll to eight

MONTREAL — Quebec reported another large increase in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases Thursday and added two more deaths as Premier Francois Legault called for volunteers to help those unable to buy food.

Toronto's Luminato Festival, launched in wake of SARS, cancelled because of COVID-19

TORONTO — The Luminato Festival, which draws artists from around the world to Toronto, has been cancelled this summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ontario preparing an anti-price gouging order, Ford says

TORONTO — Ontario is preparing an order to fight what Premier Doug Ford is calling "disgusting" price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic, while the province ramps up its testing capacity to handle the growing number of infections.

Expansion Atletico Ottawa adds international talent from Jamaica and England

OTTAWA — Expansion Atletico Ottawa's roster reached double figures Thursday with the signing of Jamaican international midfielder Tevin Shaw.

Toronto Blue Jays send Espinal, Pannone and Waguespack to Buffalo

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays have optioned infielder Santiago Espinal, left-hander Thomas Pannone and right-hander Jacob Waguespack to triple-A Buffalo.
Ontario allows alcohol delivery, takeout with food orders in light of COVID-19

Ontario allows alcohol delivery, takeout with food orders in light of COVID-19

TORONTO — Restaurants and bars in Ontario will temporarily be allowed to sell alcohol with food takeout and delivery orders as part of new measures meant to help businesses and residents weather the COVID-19 pandemic.

Man, 22, charged with first-degree murder in Brantford, Ont., double homicide

Police say they've charged a 22-year-old man with murder in the killing of two people in Brantford, Ont. Sixty-four-year-old Larry Reynolds and 62-year-old Dorothy Lynn VanEvery were found dead in their home on the morning of July 18, 2019.
'Blood Quantum' an eerily timely film on 'what a pandemic does to people'

'Blood Quantum' an eerily timely film on 'what a pandemic does to people'

TORONTO — Picture it: A plague has broken out, resulting in border closures, xenophobia, paranoia and denial of facts.
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