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Weekend horse race in Lethbridge postponed due to confusion over COVID-19 testing

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Lethbridge’s Rocky Mountain Turf Club was all set for its first horse race on Saturday. But on Friday, they got word it couldn’t go ahead. “We were approved to go, then we found out we had a test that needed to be taken and required 48 hours,” said Rocky …

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COVID-19: Some Manitoba golf courses running out of memberships amid third wave

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Golf courses across the province are selling memberships at an extremely high rate, and in some cases selling out completely. Bridges golf course in Starbuck, Man., is no longer offering memberships for purchase due to high demand. Junior memberships at St. Boniface golf course in Winnipeg are sold out …

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Golf community livid about Ontario extending ban on sport

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Chris Barber can’t help but think Ontario Premier Doug Ford has something against golf. Barber, the executive professional/GM at The Landings Golf Course and Teaching Centre in Kingston, Ont., can’t understand why Ford has extended the ban on golf in Ontario until at least June 2. It was part …

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Golf community livid about Ontario government extending ban on sport

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Chris Barber can’t help but think Ontario Premier Doug Ford has something against golf. Barber, the executive professional/GM at The Landings Golf Course and Teaching Centre in Kingston, Ont., can’t understand why Ford has extended the ban on golf in Ontario until at least June 2. It was part …

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COVID-19: Ontario hasn’t provided verbal approval of CFL’s return to play plans, MacLeod says

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

TORONTO — Lisa MacLeod, Ontario’s Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, says the province hasn’t verbally approved the CFL‘s return-to-play protocols and there’s no timeline for it to do so. “No, we have not added our name yet to signing off on that,” MacLeod told reporters Thursday …

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COVID-19: Tennis Canada could move top tournaments to US if Toronto, Montreal plan not approved

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Tennis Canada hopes to hold its top professional tournaments in Toronto and Montreal this summer, but isn’t ruling out moving the events to the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tennis Canada says the National Bank Open women’s tournament in Montreal and men’s event in Toronto remain on the schedule for Aug. 7-15. …

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As Montreal Canadiens clinch playoff berth, COVID-19 is ruining the fun for some

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

After picking up one point in their overtime loss against the Edmonton Oilers Monday night, the Montreal Canadiens are officially in the playoffs. Like last season, however, COVID-19 will put a damper on the the usual playoff energy that takes over the city. While the season is not over …

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Sports organizations say Saskatchewan’s return-to-play date is too late

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Baseball Sask is hoping it can begin playing sooner rather than later. As of right now, groups are restricted to eight participants and up to two coaches in a training capacity with physical distancing in place. The province recently announced it would be allowing sports to be in full …

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Canadian teams ‘jealous’ of clubs that can take advantage of NHL’s relaxed COVID-19 rules

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Winnipeg Jets winger Andrew Copp is envious. Edmonton Oilers defenceman Tyson Barrie, meanwhile, described the situation as “awesome” for the teams in question. And Toronto Maple goalie Jack Campbell is simply glad to see life shifting back to normal — just not for NHL players in Canada. The league …

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Lethbridge Hurricanes proud of efforts through pandemic-friendly WHL season

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

It was a Western Hockey League (WHL) season full of unknowns. Three-hundred fifty-six days after playing their last game, the Lethbridge Hurricanes kicked off their 24-game schedule at the end of February, and Tuesday the season concluded with a 3-2 overtime loss. Read more: Lethbridge Hurricanes prepare for unusual …

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