Toronto to open voluntary COVID-19 isolation centres

By Liam Casey, The Canadian PressSept 11 2020 13:19:02 Toronto will soon open a centre for those with COVID-19 who cannot self-isolate at home, a service the federal government said is open to other cities across the country. Health Minister Patty Hajdu said Friday the federal government is providing $13.9 million to Toronto Public Health […]

Justices reject bid by Kanye West to get on Ohio ballot

By The Associated PressFri Sep 11 2020 10:14 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Rapper Kanye West will remain off Ohio’s fall presidential ballot after a decision Thursday by the state’s high court. In a unanimous ruling, the Ohio Supreme Court found that Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose acted lawfully when he rejected the nearly 15,000 signatures […]

$30M in improvements coming for B.C. logging road where two students died

By The Canadian PressFri Sep 11 2020 16:15 VICTORIA — Improvements are coming to a narrow logging road on Vancouver Island where members of the local First Nations as well as two university students have lost their lives. Indigenous Relations Minister Scott Fraser announced today that just over $30 million will be spent over three […]

NY Fashion Week 2020: pared down, and virtually all virtual

By Jocelyn Noveck, The Associated PressFri Sep 11 2020 13:58 NEW YORK — No celebs packing the front rows. No paparazzi chasing models down the streets. No stiletto−heeled crowds. No crowds at all, actually. Is there even a point to doing New York Fashion Week in 2020? Well, yes, say organizers: It’s about economic survival. […]

Trudeau defends WE deal, despite battered charity’s plan to close in Canada

By The Canadian PressFri Sep 11 2020 14:01 OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau isn’t second−guessing his government’s choice of WE Charity to administer a student service grant — a move that sparked controversy and ultimately prompted the organization to close its Canadian operations. Opposition MPs have been grilling the government for months over the […]

Toronto Raptors hope for Game 7 win against Boston Celtics tonight

By The Canadian PressFri Sep 11 2020 04:00 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — For the first time since the most famous shot in team history, the Toronto Raptors will play a Game 7 tonight. The Raptors and the Boston Celtics square off at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida in the finale of their Eastern […]

Academy Museum details plan for inaugural Miyazaki exhibit

By Lindsey Bahr, The Associated PressFri Sep 11 2020 10:10 The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is finally opening its doors in Los Angeles in April with an exhibit celebrating the works of the legendary Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki. Envisioned as a journey through his six−decade career, it’s the first of its kind in North […]