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Canada men's soccer team forms players association as World Cup money talks continue

Canada men's soccer team forms players association as World Cup money talks continue

TORONTO — The Canadian men's soccer team has formed a players association as compensation negotiations continue with Canada Soccer. The players and their governing body are attempting to strike a deal in advance of the November World Cup in Qatar.
Pacific, York United swap midfielders with Baldisimo heading east and Toussaint west

Pacific, York United swap midfielders with Baldisimo heading east and Toussaint west

TORONTO — York United FC and Pacific have swapped midfielders, with Cedric Toussaint headed to Pacific and Matthew Baldisimo to York.
Pianist Oscar Peterson becomes first Black Canadian featured on a circulation coin

Pianist Oscar Peterson becomes first Black Canadian featured on a circulation coin

TORONTO — Canadians will soon be able to carry a piece of national music history in their wallets with the launch of a coin commemorating legendary jazz pianist Oscar Peterson.
Ontario health minister says health-care access through OHIP won't change

Ontario health minister says health-care access through OHIP won't change

TORONTO — Ontarians will not have to pay out of pocket for health-care services, the province's health minister said Thursday, a day after she came under fire for refusing to rule out further privatization in the system.

Ontario education union planning strike votes, says doesn't mean strike will happen

TORONTO — A union representing Ontario education workers is planning to talk about organizing strike votes at a meeting later this month, a move the education minister calls "needless escalation.
Backup Matt Shiltz to start for Ticats in rematch with Argonauts

Backup Matt Shiltz to start for Ticats in rematch with Argonauts

HAMILTON — Matt Shiltz is going from insurance policy to starter. The veteran backup will be Hamilton's starting quarterback when the Tiger-Cats (2-6) host the Toronto Argonauts (4-3) on Friday night.
Centre/wing Mitch Richardson returning to Toronto Arrows for a fifth MLR season

Centre/wing Mitch Richardson returning to Toronto Arrows for a fifth MLR season

TORONTO — The Toronto Arrows have re-signed Mitch Richardson, bringing the centre/wing back for a fifth Major League Rugby season. The 26-year-old from Stoney Creek, Ont.

London cops to look into why officers called trans activist by wrong name, gender

LONDON, Ont. — Police in London, Ont. say they will look into why officers addressed a popular online streamer and transgender activist by the wrong name and gender while she was in police custody.
Hospital in southwestern Ontario cancels surgeries due to ongoing staff shortages

Hospital in southwestern Ontario cancels surgeries due to ongoing staff shortages

A hospital in southwestern Ontario says it has been forced to cancel several surgeries this week to create capacity as it deals with ongoing staff and bed shortages.
Experts see Canada’s euthanasia laws as threat to disabled

Experts see Canada’s euthanasia laws as threat to disabled

TORONTO (AP) — Alan Nichols had a history of depression and other medical issues, but none were life-threatening.
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