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Health, Society

Montreal Canadiens confirm positive COVID-19 test for one player

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin confirmed on Thursday that one player on the team tested positive for COVID-19. “There was one player that the test came back positive and there was close contact so the league didn’t want to »


Ontario invests $15 million in sports and recreation organizations

The Ontario government announced on Wednesday that it is investing over $15 million to support sports and recreation organizations as well as high performance athletes. According to details given by Ontario Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries Lisa »


RBC Canadian Open cancelled for second year in a row due to pandemic

The 2021 RBC Canadian Open has been cancelled and will not be a part of the PGA Tour for a second year in a row due to challenges related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to an announcement Golf Canada »


National Women’s Hockey League resumes season after COVID-19 pause

The National Women’s Hockey League has announced it plans to resume play and complete its season. According to a press release from the NWHL on Monday, the league will host the Isobel Cup playoffs on March 26-27 at the Warrior Ice »


CF Montreal appoint Wilfried Nancy as new head coach

CF Montreal announced on Monday that it has named Wilfried Nancy as their new head coach. Nancy, who is originally from France, has been an assistant coach with CF Montreal since January 2016 and was part of the coaching staff »


Survey: All-Canadian division in NHL garners positive reactions from fans

This year’s National Hockey League (NHL) season has been unusual to say the least. The season began three months later than it normally would and travel restrictions between the United States and Canada has led to a mix up in »


NWHL suspends season due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic

The National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) has suspended its season due to positive COVID-19 tests and the resulting safety concerns. The league made the announcement in a tweet on Wednesday. “The NWHL and the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) have »


Hockey Alberta sets deadline for reviewing minor hockey league play

Hockey Alberta, the governing body for organized amateur hockey within the province, has set a deadline on deciding whether or not it will continue planning league play. According to a press release from Hockey Alberta on Tuesday, the league said »


Toronto Six take first franchise victory in win over Boston Pride

The Toronto Six, Canada’s first expansion franchise in the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL), took their first-ever victory, beating the Boston Pride 2-1 on Tuesday night. Going into the third period, Toronto was down 1-0 before Brooke Boquist tied the »

International, Sports

Canada’s Olympic athletes say they’ll wait their turn for vaccine

Just a few days after a prominent IOC official said Olympic athletes should get priority for vaccination against COVID, the athletes themselves have spoken up with a different view. Canadian Dick Pound said that to ensure the Tokyo Olympics can »