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Verdict in Toronto's van attack trial to be broadcast on YouTube

Verdict in Toronto's van attack trial to be broadcast on YouTube

TORONTO — The verdict in Toronto's van attack trial will be broadcast on YouTube on Wednesday. Alek Minassian has pleaded not guilty to 10 counts of first-degree murder and 16 counts of attempted murder.

Two more schools in Sudbury, Ont., ordered to close amid COVID-19 outbreaks

SUDBURY, Ont. — Public health officials have ordered the closure of two more schools in Sudbury, Ont., after more COVID-19 cases were linked to outbreaks.

A look at promising and overhyped COVID therapies after a tumultuous year of research

TORONTO — Alongside the headline-grabbing race for a COVID-19 vaccine, the hunt for effective treatments has unfolded with its own share of flameouts and triumphs.

The Weeknd's 'Blinding Lights' hits 2 billion plays on Spotify, sets Canadian record

TORONTO — The Weeknd's "Blinding Lights" is making Canadian history on Spotify. The Toronto-raised singer's hit single has become the first song by a Canadian artist to pass two billion plays on the streaming platform.

Tragically Hip to receive humanitarian award at this year's Juno Awards

TORONTO — The Tragically Hip will be toasted with this year's humanitarian award at the 2021 Juno Awards. The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences says it selected the Kingston, Ont.

Canada's screen world 'decades behind' on Black representation, say industry members

TORONTO — The Toronto Black Film Festival is hosting a panel discussion series with a title that speaks to a pervasive problem in the industry: Show Me the Money.

Strumbellas lead singer Simon Ward on path to healing after mental health crisis

TORONTO — A few days before the Strumbellas were set to embark on a Canadian concert tour in January 2020, they dropped a bombshell announcement: the entire 14-city run of shows was being postponed as one of the band's own sought treatment for an uns

Strategic antibody tests touted as tool in road to achieving broad COVID immunity

TORONTO — Health Canada has approved two more rapid tests that can indicate the prevalence of COVID-19 immunity, devices experts say should be used judiciously but can help ensure the success of vaccines.

New Heritage Minute toasts life of Black Canadian piano virtuoso Oscar Peterson

TORONTO — Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson’s legendary career is being celebrated in a Heritage Minute.
Miss 'Succession'? Watch finance drama 'Bad Banks' in March streaming highlights

Miss 'Succession'? Watch finance drama 'Bad Banks' in March streaming highlights

TORONTO — Money vanishes in the banking world and an off-Broadway illusionist delivers his own disappearing act in March’s streaming highlights.
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