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Canucks top Leafs 3-2 in OT in return from COVID layoff

Apr. 19, 2021 01:54 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks returned to the ice after a COVID-19 outbreak prompted nearly four weeks of worrying, wondering and waiting. They were finally able to play for the first time since March 24 — and celebrated their first game...

The Latest: Virus slams 6 Challenger tennis events in Canada

Apr. 16, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Six Challenger tennis tournaments scheduled for Canada this year have been canceled because of the pandemic. Tennis Canada said Friday the...

NHL delays Canucks' return to play after COVID-19 outbreak

Apr. 15, 2021 18:00 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The NHL has delayed the Vancouver Canucks' return to competition. The Canucks, who have not played a game since March 24 due to a COVID-19 outbreak, had been scheduled to host the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night. The league announced...

All schools in Ontario to shut and go to online learning

Apr. 12, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — All schools in Canada’s most populous province will be shut down and move to online learning because of a record number of coronavirus infections fueled by more contagious variants, Ontario's premier announced Monday. Premier Doug Ford said his...

Virus-battered Canucks aim to complete condensed season

Apr. 09, 2021 18:40 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks are recovering from the NHL’s worst COVID-19 outbreak and believe they can complete the pandemic-condensed season. An outbreak has ripped through the team over the past week and a half with 25 people — 21...

NHL grapples with vaccine inequity between U.S. and Canada

Apr. 08, 2021 21:01 PM EDT

His smile covered by a light blue surgical mask, Jacob Trouba's eyes shined as the needle went into his left arm. The New York Rangers gave players, coaches and staff a day off this week so they could get vaccinated against COVID-19. “We’re very...