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Western University researchers begin work on developing a COVID-19 vaccine

LONDON, Ont. — A team of Western University researchers has begun work on creating a vaccine for the devastating novel coronavirus.
CFL, CFLPA have yet to reach resolution on T.J. Jones contract situation

CFL, CFLPA have yet to reach resolution on T.J. Jones contract situation

TORONTO — Suddenly, the CFL and CFL Players' Association have more to discuss than T.J. Jones's contract situation. The 27-year-old Winnipeg native agreed to a deal reportedly worth $200,000 annually with the Toronto Argonauts on Feb. 14.
CFL commissioner Ambrosie says league discussing COVID-19 contingency plans

CFL commissioner Ambrosie says league discussing COVID-19 contingency plans

TORONTO — The only certainty CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie has these days is uncertainty. Ambrosie can't say definitively that CFL training camps will open on time due to all the unknowns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.
Major League Rugby shuts down season rather than go down uncertain COVID-19 path

Major League Rugby shuts down season rather than go down uncertain COVID-19 path

TORONTO — Major League Rugby has called off the remainder of the 2020 season, deciding it is better to call a halt to games now than keep going down an uncertain path due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Toronto FC coach Greg Vanney juggles family and team needs while on MLS hiatus

Toronto FC coach Greg Vanney juggles family and team needs while on MLS hiatus

TORONTO — With four kids aged eight to 15 at home, Greg Vanney has his hands pretty full these days even without soccer.
National Arts Centre and Facebook partner to support online performances

National Arts Centre and Facebook partner to support online performances

OTTAWA — The National Arts Centre and Facebook Canada have partnered to support online performances by Canadian artists, including Jim Cuddy and Serena Ryder, during the COVID-19 crisis.

TTC employee working at bus maintenance shop tests positive for COVID-19

Toronto's transit agency says one of its employees has tested positive for COVID-19. The Toronto Transit Commission says the employee worked at a maintenance shop for buses.
Review: 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' a treat for creative gamers

Review: 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' a treat for creative gamers

TORONTO — Video games have long been a form of escapism from the banalities of life, often by giving players the chance to act as outsized characters tasked with performing improbable acts of heroism.

Ontario shutters provincial parks due to COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — Ontario is closing provincial parks in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks says it decided to shutter the parks until April 30 to protect the health of employees and visitors.

Ontario reports 25 new COVID-19 cases, provincial total at 214

TORONTO — Ontario reported 25 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the total to 214, as the province grappled with difficulties in assessing people as well as a growing backlog of tests.
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