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Former Maple Leafs captain George Armstrong dies

Former Maple Leafs captain George Armstrong dies

TORONTO — George Armstrong, who captained the Toronto Maple Leafs to four Stanley Cups in the '60s and wore the blue and white his entire career, has died. He was 90. The Maple Leafs confirmed the death Sunday on Twitter.

Quebec reports1,457 new COVID-19 cases and 41 deaths as hospitalizations drop

MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 1,457 new cases of COVID-19 as well as 41 additional deaths linked to the virus. Twelve of the deaths occurred in the last 24 hours, while the rest occurred earlier or at an unknown date.
'You don't want to fall into that three per cent category,' says Toronto ICU doctor

'You don't want to fall into that three per cent category,' says Toronto ICU doctor

TORONTO — Dr. Jamie Spiegelman at first refused the COVID-19 vaccine. As a critical care doctor at Humber River Hospital in northwest Toronto, one of the worst COVID-ravaged regions in the country, he meets the definition of a front-line worker.
Canada Post workers self-isolating after outbreak at facility in Mississauga, Ont.

Canada Post workers self-isolating after outbreak at facility in Mississauga, Ont.

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Canada Post employees and contractors who typically work the afternoon shift are self-isolating after a COVID-19 outbreak at a key mail facility in Mississauga, Ont.
Police break up three large gatherings in Montreal's Outremont area in under 24 hours

Police break up three large gatherings in Montreal's Outremont area in under 24 hours

Montreal police say they responded this morning to two large gatherings in the city's Outremont neighbourhood, their third such intervention in the area in under 24 hours.
Hospitalizations drop as Quebec reports 1,685 new COVID-19 cases, 76 new deaths

Hospitalizations drop as Quebec reports 1,685 new COVID-19 cases, 76 new deaths

MONTREAL — Quebec reported a continued drop in overall COVID-19 case numbers on Saturday, as Premier Francois Legault called on residents to hold strong amid tougher restrictions on daily life.
Suspension of licence renewal requirements for drivers 80 and older raises concerns

Suspension of licence renewal requirements for drivers 80 and older raises concerns

A decision to waive vision tests and other screening typically required to renew driver's licences for Ontarians aged 80 and older during the pandemic has some in the medical community raising concerns about the risks the move poses to those on the r
No Matthews, No Problem: Minus their star centre, Maple Leafs down Oilers 4-2

No Matthews, No Problem: Minus their star centre, Maple Leafs down Oilers 4-2

TORONTO — The Maple Leafs needed all hands on deck without two-thirds of their top line. Minus both Auston Matthews and Joe Thornton, Toronto didn't miss a beat Friday.

Niagara Region investigates barbershop operating as film production studio

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — A representative for the Niagara Region says an investigation has started into a St. Catharines, Ont., barbershop that reopened during the COVID-19 lockdown as a film production studio.
Blood thinners help moderate COVID cases and may reduce strain on ICUs, trials show

Blood thinners help moderate COVID cases and may reduce strain on ICUs, trials show

TORONTO — Canadian scientists say blood thinners appear to prevent some COVID-19 patients with moderate illness from deteriorating further, offering a "massive" advance in treatment they expect will ease suffering and lesson strain on hospital ICUs.
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