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Ottawa to host 2026 world wheelchair basketball championships

Ottawa to host 2026 world wheelchair basketball championships

Ottawa has been named host city for the 2026 world men's and women's wheelchair basketball championships.
Elliot Page coming out offers historic visibility for trans and non-binary community

Elliot Page coming out offers historic visibility for trans and non-binary community

TORONTO — One of the first things Alexandher Brandy wanted to do after reading Elliot Page's coming out letter was break into a dance. The urge to celebrate the Oscar-nominated performer's announcement was undeniable.

Ontario reports 1,824 new COVID-19 cases today, and 14 new deaths from the virus

Ontario is reporting 1,824 new cases of COVID-19 today, and 14 new deaths due to the virus. Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 592 new cases in Peel Region, 396 cases in Toronto, and 187 cases in York Region.

18 Defund Hamilton Police protesters ticketed over sit-in at city hall

HAMILTON — Eighteen protesters from the Defund Hamilton Police group were arrested and charged last night for allegedly refusing to leave a sit-in at city hall.

Child dead, another injured after being hit by vehicle while waiting for bus: police

PORT HOPE, Ont. — Provincial police say a child has died and another was injured after they were hit by a vehicle in rural southern Ontario. The incident happened on a country road in Port Hope yesterday morning just after 8:05 a.m.
MLSE reopens giant kitchen to prep meals for local agencies, front-line workers

MLSE reopens giant kitchen to prep meals for local agencies, front-line workers

TORONTO — Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment's giant kitchen is open again.
Toronto actor-brothers Stephan James and Shamier Anderson launch The Black Academy

Toronto actor-brothers Stephan James and Shamier Anderson launch The Black Academy

TORONTO — When Toronto-raised actor Stephan James got the inaugural Radius Award at last year's Canadian Screen Awards, he felt incredibly honoured but also a bittersweetness.
Community-led solutions urged to address gaps in health-care for Indigenous patients

Community-led solutions urged to address gaps in health-care for Indigenous patients

TORONTO — As a pediatrician with extensive experience working with marginalized groups, Anna Banerji believed herself more than equipped to advocate for her Inuk son when he began to display signs of deep depression.
First newborn tested for spinal muscular atrophy in Canada hits new milestones

First newborn tested for spinal muscular atrophy in Canada hits new milestones

OTTAWA — Amanda Sully had tried to get pregnant for six years, but she's grateful that her "miracle" son arrived six days after Ontario became the only province to start a newborn screening test that revealed he had a progressive and irreversible dis
Doctors and nurses worried as COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations rise

Doctors and nurses worried as COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations rise

MONTREAL — Organizations representing doctors and nurses in Quebec say they're increasingly worried as COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to climb heading into what is normally one of the busiest times of the year for the province's hospitals.
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