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Joe Thornton on decision to sign with Maple Leafs: 'This team is ready to win now'

Joe Thornton on decision to sign with Maple Leafs: 'This team is ready to win now'

TORONTO — Joe Thornton had plenty of conversations concerning the next, and perhaps final, step in his illustrious NHL career.

Quebec town Asbestos, once home to Canada's largest asbestos mine, getting a new name

ASBESTOS, Que. — The Quebec town of Asbestos will soon know its new name.
Toronto FC upset at decision not to award Supporters' Shield trophy this year

Toronto FC upset at decision not to award Supporters' Shield trophy this year

TORONTO — Inside Toronto FC's training centre, one wall of the two-storey entrance hall is covered with an array of team photos. Another has cubbyholes cut into it to showcase the team's trophies. Hoisting hardware is what the MLS team is all about.
'SNL' airs Canadian-themed 'Drake watch' sketch; Bieber and Carrey also appeared

'SNL' airs Canadian-themed 'Drake watch' sketch; Bieber and Carrey also appeared

TORONTO — The latest episode of "Saturday Night Live" had a Canadian-themed sketch, complete with references to Drake, "Degrassi" and the CBC.
Ontario reports 658 new cases of COVID-19, down from Saturday's 805 cases

Ontario reports 658 new cases of COVID-19, down from Saturday's 805 cases

Ontario reported 658 new cases of COVID-19 and five new deaths related to the virus Sunday, as another region prepared to join three hot spots in reverting to stricter pandemic protocols.

Quebec reports 1,094 new cases of COVID-19, six additional deaths linked to virus

Quebec is reporting 1,094 new cases of COVID-19 today, marking the third straight day that the single-day tally has been over 1,000 cases. The province says six additional deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus have been reported.

Police expand racist yearbook probe as 10 high school students say entries altered

PICKERING, Ont. — Police east of Toronto have expanded an investigation centred on a high school where a Black student's yearbook entry was altered to include a racial slur, saying more students have reported their profiles being tampered with.

Ontario sees 805 new COVID-19 cases amid new restrictions at York Region care homes

TORONTO — Ontario reported 805 new cases of COVID-19 and 10 new deaths related to the virus Saturday, as another Toronto-area public health unit imposed tighter restrictions on local long-term care homes.
Ottawa Senators sign goaltender Joey Daccord to three-year contract

Ottawa Senators sign goaltender Joey Daccord to three-year contract

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have signed goaltender Joey Daccord to a three-year contract.

Quebec reports 1,279 new COVID-19 cases, 15 more deaths linked to novel coronavirus

MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 1,279 new COVID-19 cases today along with 15 more deaths linked to the novel coronavirus. Health officials say the total number of infections in the province stands at 92,297, and 6,032 people have died from the virus.
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