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The Tragically Hip sues Mill Street Brewery over 100th Meridian beer
The Tragically Hip is suing a Toronto brewery for alleged trademark infringement in the promotion of its 100th Meridian lager.
Consent at heart of Ontario's vaccination plan for remote First Nations communities
Ontario's plan to vaccinate the populations of its most remote First Nations communities against COVID-19 faces many challenges, but Indigenous leaders say that earning the trust of the people must be a priority.
Talks continue between NHL, provinces about season start as league releases schedule
The NHL released its 2021 schedule today but Ontario's minister of sport says discussions are still ongoing about how the all-Canadian North division will operate.
Ontario Hockey League delays season start again as province heads into lockdown
The OHL announced Wednesday the season will not start on Feb. 4, the date targeted earlier this year. Players were scheduled to report to their teams in early January.
NHL considering moving Canadian teams south of border: reports
The NHL was reportedly planning to realign its divisions for the 2020-21 campaign with a seven-team, all-Canadian division that would play with no cross-border travel. However, reports Thursday night suggest that every Canadian team may have to head south instead to adhere to provincial guidelines around COVID-19.
Mobile COVID-19 testing sites in Toronto a success, city says
A small fleet of mobile COVID-19 testing centres is helping Toronto communities track the spread of the virus.
Toronto church files constitutional challenge over COVID-19 restrictions
A church in Toronto's northeast corner has filed a constitutional challenge over Ontario's COVID-19 health regulations.
Survey of university students, faculty suggests online learning has negative impact
A survey of university students, faculty, and academic librarians in Ontario suggests that the shift to online learning during the pandemic has negatively affected the quality of the educational experience.
No bodychecking allowed in upcoming OHL season, says Ontario sport minister
The Ontario Hockey League will not have bodychecking this coming season, according to Lisa MacLeod. Ontario's minister of sport said Friday afternoon in a speech delivered to the Empire Club of Canada that removing purposeful physical contact is a necessity for all sports in the province to slow the spread of COVID-19
Toronto mayor asks city's public health unit for gym reopening plan
Toronto's public health unit is developing a plan to reopen the city's gyms safely when the province allows them to operate again, the mayor said Wednesday, noting that the facilities will be increasingly important in the winter months.