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Stratford Festival launches streaming service with mix of films and original content

Stratford Festival launches streaming service with mix of films and original content

STRATFORD, Ont. — To binge or not to binge will be the question for Shakespeare fans as the renowned Stratford Festival in southwestern Ontario launches its own streaming service.
Traditional Halloween not recommended in hot spots regions says Ontario's top doctor

Traditional Halloween not recommended in hot spots regions says Ontario's top doctor

TORONTO — Children in Ontario's four COVID-19 hot spots should not go trick-or-treating this Halloween, Premier Doug Ford said Monday, stressing that the extent to which that advice is followed could affect the upcoming holiday season.
Nick Nurse continues push for Americans living abroad to vote in U.S. election

Nick Nurse continues push for Americans living abroad to vote in U.S. election

TORONTO — Website traffic for voter registration by Americans living abroad is triple what it was for the 2016 U.S. presidential election, according to Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse.

Toronto police ask public to help identify man who allegedly made threat to school

Toronto police are asking for help identifying a man they say threatened to commit a shooting at an area school. Police say they were notified of an online threat made against an unnamed Toronto school early Friday morning.
Ottawa Senators sign forward J.C. Beaudin to one-year, two-way contract

Ottawa Senators sign forward J.C. Beaudin to one-year, two-way contract

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have signed forward J.C. Beaudin to a one-year, two-way contract. The deal is worth US$700,000 in the NHL and $80,000 in the American Hockey League. Beaudin a 23-year-old from Longueuil, Que.
MLS unveils programs to combat racism and fight for social justice

MLS unveils programs to combat racism and fight for social justice

TORONTO — Major League Soccer unveiled a series of initiatives Monday to combat racism, advocate for social justice and increase representation in the sport.
Challenges wanted. Former NHLer, broadcaster, Nick Kypreos likes the climb

Challenges wanted. Former NHLer, broadcaster, Nick Kypreos likes the climb

TORONTO — Asked for his take on the Maple Leafs' recent free-agent shopping spree, Nick Kypreos pauses.
Suicide the leading cause of Ontario gun deaths : CMAJ study

Suicide the leading cause of Ontario gun deaths : CMAJ study

A new study indicates that suicide is the leading cause of firearm-related death in Ontario, with older men in rural areas making up the majority of those fatalities.

Cabinet ministers request emergency debate over Nova Scotia treaty dispute

OTTAWA — Four cabinet ministers and the NDP have requested an emergency debate in the House of Commons over a treaty dispute between commercial fishermen and Mi'kmaq fishers.
Universities say cancelled exams in high schools won't hamper post-secondary plans

Universities say cancelled exams in high schools won't hamper post-secondary plans

TORONTO — As several school boards in Ontario decide to scrap exams during the pandemic, universities are reassuring students that the move won't affect their post-secondary plans.
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