Toronto Symphony Orchestra cancels 2020-21 season, announces plans for smaller events
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra has cancelled its previously announced 2020-21 season of concerts and will instead perform in smaller ensembles across the Greater Toronto Area for audience sizes that align with COVID-19 health regulations.
NHL, players' union reach tentative agreement for return to play, CBA extension
The NHL and NHL Players' Association have taken a massive step toward resuming the pandemic-hit 2019-20 season later this summer — and securing labour peace for the foreseeable future.
COVID-19 pandemic threatens to set back battle against AIDS by 10 years, UN warns
The global fight against AIDS was faltering even before the new coronavirus pandemic, and it now threatens to put progress against HIV back by 10 years or more, the United Nations AIDS agency said Monday.
Country music star Charlie Daniels dead at 83
Charlie Daniels, who went from being an in-demand session musician to a staple of southern rock with his hit The Devil Went Down to Georgia, has died at 83 after suffering a stroke.
Clearview AI stops offering facial recognition software in Canada amid privacy probe
A controversial U.S. tech firm will no longer make its facial recognition software available in Canada. A statement issued by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada on Monday said Clearview had advised officials of the move in response to an ongoing investigation by privacy authorities.
Trump demands Bubba Wallace apology, alleges noose incident was 'a hoax'
NASCAR's layered relationship with Donald Trump took a sharp turn Monday when the U.S. president blasted the series for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport's only full-time Black driver of perpetrating "a hoax" when a crew member found a noose in the team garage stall.