Coronavirus: Western Canadian Baseball League cancels 2020 season

The Western Canadian Baseball League has cancelled its 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic. The league’s board of governors voted unanimously in favour of the decision on Wednesday. READ MORE: Western Canadian Baseball League delays start to 2020 season…

CFL looking at September start, Regina no longer guaranteed 2020 Grey Cup host

Saskatchewan may have to wait until 2022 to host the Grey Cup. The 2020 Grey Cup was initially awarded to the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 2019, but due to the uncertainty surrounding the CFL season caused by the coronavirus pandemic, it’s…

Trudeau responds to Joe Biden’s statement that if elected, his government would tear up approval for Keystone XL

Speaking to reporters outside Rideau Cottage in Ottawa on Tuesday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he would continue to advocate for the Keystone XL pipeline to U.S. government officials, after U.S. Democratic Party Presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s campaign announced…

Coronavirus outbreak: Scheer asks Morneau ‘is this it?’ when it comes to support for oil and gas sector

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced Monday that the federal government says it will provide loans and financing to the country’s largest employers to help them weather the COVID-19 economic crisis. Speaking to reporters in Ottawa on Monday, Conservative leader…

Coronavirus outbreak: Scheer addresses COVID-19 outbreak at Cargill meat-packing plant

A wave of COVID-19 infections has hit meat-packing plants across the country. The union representing workers at these facilities says 18 of 37 inspectors working at the Cargill plant in High River, Alta., have tested positive for the virus. Speaking…

Coronavirus outbreak: COVID-19 outbreak declared at Canada Post plant in Calgary

Alberta health officials declared a COVID-19 outbreak at a Canada Post processing plant in north Calgary on Friday. The Crown corporation said that in the last month, it informed Alberta Health Services about six positive cases at the sorting facility.

Coronavirus outbreak: Trudeau says federal government has ‘a role to play’ in keeping workers at meat-packing plants safe

The Cargill meat-packing plant in High River, Alta., has reopened as discussions continue between the company and the union representing its employees. The plant closed temporarily on April 20 due to an outbreak of COVID-19. Speaking to reporters outside Rideau…

Western Canadian Baseball League delays start to 2020 season amid coronavirus pandemic

The Western Canadian Baseball League says it wasn’t an easy decision, but it is delaying the start of the 2020 season. Its goal, at this point, is to begin sometime in late June or early July depending on the state…

Coronavirus: Saskatchewan golf courses will have new rules when they open

Golfing will be a little bit different when courses in Saskatchewan are allowed to open starting May 15. When the Saskatchewan government rolled out its five-phase reopening plan from the novel coronavirus on April 24, golf was deemed a low-risk…

CFL player’s assocation seeks answers from league as COVID-19 shutdown continues

The Canadian Football League Players’ Association is asking for more cooperation from the league during the COVID-19 pandemic. CFLPA president and Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Solomon Elimimian said the CFL and the players’ association were having regular conversations on how to…