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Toronto, ON, Canada

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Recent articles by Rob:

Trudeau turns down White House invitation amid pandemic

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned down a White House invitation to celebrate the new regional free trade agreement in Washington with U → Read More

Trudeau turns down White House invitation amid pandemic

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned down a White House invitation to celebrate the new regional free trade agreement in Washington with U. S President Donald Trump and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Trump and López Obrador are due to meet Wednesday Washington, but Trudeau spokesperson Chantal Gagnon said Monday that while Canada wishes the U. S. and Mexico… → Read More

Man who crashed gate where Trudeau lives facing 22 charges

A military reservist who allegedly crashed his truck through a gate on the grounds where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lives has been charged with 22 crimes, including weapons offenses and uttering threats → Read More

Blue Jays granted exemption to train in Toronto

TORONTO (AP) — All 30 Major League Baseball teams will train at their regular-season ballparks for the pandemic-shortened season after the Toronto Blue Jays received a Canadian federal government exemption → Read More

Travel between US, Canada complicating MLB Toronto approval

TORONTO (AP) — The Ontario government says the necessity of frequent travel between the U.S. and Canada is the complicating factor holding up approval for Major League League Baseball to → Read More

Travel between US, Canada complicating MLB Toronto approval

TORONTO - The Ontario government says the necessity of frequent travel between the U.S. and Canada is the complicating factor holding up approval for Major League League Baseball to play in Toronto amid the coronavirus pandemic. Lisa Anne MacLeod, Ontario’s Minister of Tourism, Culture, and Sport, said MLB's plan is more difficult to approve because all 30 teams plan to be travelling. → Read More

Toronto mayor wants masks mandatory, citing U.S. problems

TORONTO (AP) — The mayor of Canada's largest city is asking the Toronto city council to make masks mandatory in public indoor spaces. Mayor of Toronto John Tory speaks during the 2018 TIFF Tribute Gala, honoring Piers Handling and celebrating women in film, at Fairmont Royal York on September 7, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images) → Read More

Ontario premier says MLB approval to play in Toronto close

TORONTO (AP) — Major League Baseball is close to winning approval to play in Toronto amid the coronavirus pandemic, the premier of Ontario said Monday. → Read More

Canada's Justin Trudeau Rules out Releasing Huawei Tech Executive

Canada's Prime Minister ruled out releasing a Chinese tech executive in an attempt to win the release of two Canadians detained by Beijing → Read More

MLB submits plan to Canadian government to play in Toronto

TORONTO (AP) — Major League Baseball has submitted a plan to the Canadian government to play in Toronto this year and health authorities are examining it. → Read More

Canada open to MLB in Toronto but MLB has not submitted plan

TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian government is open to Major League Baseball playing in Toronto this summer, but the league has not submitted the required plan to health authorities, Canadian → Read More

Canada approves plan to play hockey in Canada amid pandemic

TORONTO (AP) — Canada has approved a National Hockey League plan to play in Canada during the coronavirus pandemic, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said Friday. → Read More

NHL's focus shifts to Canadian cities as possible hubs

Canada has approved the NHL’s return-to-play proposal that could lead to one or more cities north of the border serving as host sites for the league's 24-team playoff format. Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland announced Friday that the nation’s top public health officer, and health officials in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario had signed off on the NHL plan. → Read More

Canada to introduce virus tracing app in July

TORONTO (AP) — Canada is introducing a contact tracing smartphone app that will notify Canadians of exposure to the new coronavirus. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday the app will be voluntary and that if someone tests positive, other users who have the app and have been in proximity will then be alerted they've been exposed to someone who has tested positive. Trudeau said privacy will… → Read More

Canada, US and Mexico extend border restrictions to July 21

The U.S., Canada and Mexico have agreed to extend their agreements to keep their shared borders closed to non-essential travel to July 21 during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Canada, U.S. and Mexico extend border restrictions to July 21.

TORONTO — The U.S., Canada and Mexico have agreed to extend their agreements to keep their shared borders closed to non-essential travel to July 21 during the coronavirus pandemic → Read More

Trudeau: police video of aboriginal chief arrest shocking

TORONTO — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday that black and indigenous people in Canada do not feel safe around police after a police dashcam video emerged of the violent arrest of a Canadian aboriginal chief.The arrest has received attention in Canada as a backlash against racism grows worldwide in the wake of the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white… → Read More

Trudeau: police video of aboriginal chief arrest shocking

TORONTO — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday that black and indigenous people in Canada do not feel safe around police after a police dashcam video emerged of the violent arrest of a Canadian aboriginal chief.The arrest has received attention in Canada as a backlash against racism grows worldwide in the wake of the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white… → Read More

Trudeau: police video of aboriginal chief arrest shocking

TORONTO (AP) " Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday that police dashcam video of the violent arrest of a Canadian aboriginal chief is shocking and said black Canadians and indigenous people do not feel safe around police. The arrest has received attention in Canada as a backlash against racism grows worldwide in the wake of the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a… → Read More

Canada eases border restriction, allows immediate family in

TORONTO (AP) — Canada is slightly easing border restrictions enacted due to the coronavirus pandemic and will allow immediate family members of citizens or permanent residents to come to the country, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday. Trudeau stressed anyone entering the country will be required to quarantine for 14 days or face serious penalties. → Read More