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Canadian Screen Awards brace for 'disastrous' financial impact after cancellation

Canadian Screen Awards brace for 'disastrous' financial impact after cancellation

TORONTO — The COVID-19 pandemic gripping the world also rocked Canada's film and TV industry Thursday when organizers behind the Canadian Screen Awards cancelled this month's star-studded event and braced for a "disastrous" financial fallout.
CFL announces the cancellation of its regional, national combines

CFL announces the cancellation of its regional, national combines

TORONTO — The CFL has cancelled its regional and national combines in the wake of the growing COVID-19 outbreak. The league made the announcement Thursday. "At our very core, we are about bringing people together," the CFL said in a statement.

B.C. Lions postpone two tryout camps scheduled for this weekend in Texas

TORONTO — The B.C. Lions postponed tryouts in Texas indefinitely Thursday in the wake of the growing COVID-19 outbreak. The CFL club made the announcement on its Twitter account. B.C.
FIFA delegation meets with Canadian 2026 World Cup candidate cities

FIFA delegation meets with Canadian 2026 World Cup candidate cities

TORONTO — While much of the sports world was going into lockdown due to COVID-19, FIFA was in Toronto on Thursday planning for the future.

Man charged with murder after trailer park incident leaves 1 dead, 4 injured

DRYDEN, Ont. — Provincial police have charged a man with second-degree murder after an incident at a northern Ontario trailer park that left one person dead and four others injured. Police in Dryden, Ont.
Toronto Raptors players, staff advised to go into self-isolation

Toronto Raptors players, staff advised to go into self-isolation

TORONTO — Three days after the Toronto Raptors played in Utah, the players, coaches and travelling staff have gone into self-isolation amid the threat of COVID-19.

One of two suspects arrested in connection to shooting of boy in Hamilton

Hamilton police say they've charged a man they say was involved in the shooting of a seven-year-old boy. The incident happened on the evening of Jan.

OHL Roundup: Defenceman Connor Punnett scores twice to lead Colts over Attack

OWEN SOUND, Ont. — Defenceman Connor Punnett scored twice as the Barrie Colts beat the Owen Sound Attack 4-1 on Wednesday in Ontario Hockey League action.
Raptors head coach launches Nick Nurse Foundation to support children's programs

Raptors head coach launches Nick Nurse Foundation to support children's programs

TORONTO — Raptors head coach Nick Nurse hopes to leave a legacy in Toronto that goes far beyond basketball.
Ontario reports more cases of COVID-19, announces $100M contingency fund

Ontario reports more cases of COVID-19, announces $100M contingency fund

TORONTO — Ontario reported five more cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, bringing the total to 42, as the government announced a $100-million contingency fund to deal with the global pandemic in this province, where it will likely continue spreading.
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