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Ontario to shift testing focus to vulnerable groups, raise daily capacity to 16k

TORONTO — Ontario will quadruple its COVID-19 testing capacity over the next month while shifting focus to those most vulnerable, officials announced Friday as a group home for disabled adults reported an outbreak led all but four caregivers to walk
Snow crab fishing delayed in Gulf of St. Lawrence due to COVID-19 concerns

Snow crab fishing delayed in Gulf of St. Lawrence due to COVID-19 concerns

The federal government has delayed snow crab fishing season in the Gulf of St. Lawrence due to concerns over spreading COVID-19.

Canada match in Montreal against French Barbarians called off due to pandemic

TORONTO — Canada's rugby international against the French Barbarians on July 4 in Montreal has been called off due to the COVID-10 pandemic.
Tavares, group of Leafs make donation to front-line workers amid pandemic

Tavares, group of Leafs make donation to front-line workers amid pandemic

TORONTO — John Tavares lived in New York and his wife has worked in a hospital.
Ontario jail guards battle with province over use of protective gear in COVID-19 crisis

Ontario jail guards battle with province over use of protective gear in COVID-19 crisis

The union representing correctional officers in Ontario says some of its members have refused to work after they were not allowed to wear protective gear amid the spread of COVID-19 in provincial jails.
Summit Series star, longtime Blackhawks defenceman Pat Stapleton dead at 79

Summit Series star, longtime Blackhawks defenceman Pat Stapleton dead at 79

TORONTO — Pat Stapleton, a longtime NHL defenceman who famously kept an air of mystery over whether he possessed the puck from the goal that won the 1972 Summit Series, has died. He was 79.

Panel recommends light-rail or bus rapid transit for Hamilton

TORONTO — A panel created to recommend how Hamilton should spend a billion dollars on transit says the city needs a project like its recently cancelled light-rail line.
Leafs' Matthews hoping to take care of 'unfinished business' if season resumes

Leafs' Matthews hoping to take care of 'unfinished business' if season resumes

TORONTO — Auston Matthews has been wheeling around his property in Arizona on rollerblades trying to stay in shape.
Mayor John Tory and sports stars join forces in Team Toronto video

Mayor John Tory and sports stars join forces in Team Toronto video

Toronto sports figures from Mitch Marner to Michael Bradley have joined forces with Mayor John Tory in a video urging people to "come together by staying home" during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Quebec preparing plan to reopen economy, as infection rate stabilizes

Quebec preparing plan to reopen economy, as infection rate stabilizes

MONTREAL — Quebec Premier Francois Legault said Thursday health risks for younger people returning to work are limited considering almost all Quebecers who have died of COVID-19 are over the age of 60.
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