begins phase 3 of amateur sports restart, B.C. Henry said British Columbians need to consider how activities like sports fit into the bigger picture. COVID-19 has necessitated the cancellation of several winter sports by Canada West, a decision that will have ramifications for the University of Regina’s athletic program. In the Okanagan, the Kelowna Minor Hockey Association issued a note to parents that said only one parent can attend games for players in the under-7 and under-9 age levels. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. However, the province has removed two fatalities from its death toll. Henry said now is the time for athletes to limit their risk to exposure. “All trends are going in the wrong direction.”. Around schools in the province, there are 76 that have had outbreaks declared, meaning there have been at least two cases among students and staff within a 14-day stretch. The National Multisport Services Organization (MSO) component funds eligible MSOs for programs and services offered to the national sport community to advance the development of sport in Canada. The search continues for a women's head coach to succeed Kenneth Heiner-Moller, who has returned to his native Denmark. It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. In Quebec, the second most populous, premier Francois Legault said financial support for businesses hurt by new COVID-19 restrictions would be announced soon. "We never wanted to use the surplus in that fashion, but that's what it's there for. On Friday, Oct. 9, jurisdictions around Canada reported 2,558 new cases of COVID-19, along with 31 fatalities and 2,016 recently recovered patients. This call for proposals invites a single recognized university to submit, on its own or on behalf of a partnership with other higher education institutions, a proposal to lead and coordinate the Gender Equity in Sport Research Hub, which will provide credible thought leadership and generate an evidence base to support gender equity in sport. Henry announced 549 new COVID-19 cases of a four-day span as well as five new deaths. However, the province’s active case count went up to 933. Canada Soccer has called off the camp, where the Canadian women, currently ranked eighth in the world, were to have played No. Those who haven’t been contacted will be able to continue to attend school when it reopens. One of the 13 cases is travel-related, as investigations into the other patients continue. Dr. Bonnie Henry said some sports facilities have had to close as a result of the exposures. Down the highway in London, Ont., former Major League Baseball player Adam Stern is facing similar concerns. The Sport Support Program supports the development of Canadian athletes and coaches. 8 ranked women's national team was set to travel to take on No. There has been one new health-care facility outbreak at the Good Samaritan Delta View Care Centre. The province is closing bars and dine-in services at restaurants in hot spots for 28 days. The Sport Support Program supports the development of Canadian athletes and coaches. How do they work? Even though there is no action on the ice, most clubs and associations are in the midst of registering players for next season. In that same stretch, 26 more schools reported their first case of COVID-19, while the province removed 41 class bubbles that they previously reported had shut down. It's unclear how these businesses will emerge from all of this. Quebec working on getting pro and amateur sports back into training facilities, CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. In addition, 724 patients have recently recovered. By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. "It will be a critical point for us, for sure.". The Sport for Social Development in Indigenous Communities (SSDIC) component funds eligible organizations to deliver sport for social development projects in Indigenous communities in Canada. Like most businesses in this country, Canada’s billion dollar youth sports industry has been devastated by COVID-19. Alberta - 2,225 active cases (19,995 total cases, including 282 deaths, 17,488 resolved), British Columbia - 1,406 active cases (10,185 total cases, 245 deaths, 8,502 resolved), Manitoba - 933 active cases (2,428 total cases, 30 deaths, 1,465 resolved), New Brunswick - 37 active cases (238 cases, 2 deaths, 199 resolved), Newfoundland and Labrador - 6 active case (279 total cases, 4 deaths, 269 resolved), Northwest Territories - 0 active cases (5 total cases, 5 resolved), Nova Scotia - 3 active cases (1,089 total cases, 65 deaths 1,021 resolved), Ontario - 5,652 active cases (57,681 total cases, 2,997 deaths, 49,032 resolved), Prince Edward Island - 3 active case (61 total cases, 58 resolved), Quebec - 8,572 active cases (84,094 total cases, 5,936 deaths, 69,586 resolved), Saskatchewan - 139 active cases (2,034 total cases, 24 deaths, 1,871 resolved), Yukon - 0 active cases (15 total cases, 15 resolved), Nunavut - 0 active cases (no resident cases), CFB Trenton - 0 active cases (13 total cases, 13 resolved). "We listened to our federal public health officials and authorities, who offered us guidance," said Canada Soccer general secretary Peter Montopoli. Twelve of the patients involve long-term care residents and 12 involve health-care workers. CBC Sports' Jamie Strashin reports on the effects COVID-19 is having on minor sports in Canada. “What I’m really talking about is the concerns that we’ve seen where there’s been some situations where parents have been together on the sidelines or the teams get together afterward,” Dr. Bonnie Henry said at a media briefing on Tuesday afternoon. He runs an even larger facility and this would usually be his busiest and most profitable time of year. Ontario, the most Officials are “asking people who travelled on Air Canada Flight 690 from Toronto to St. John’s on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, to call 811 to arrange for COVID-19 testing.”. "So you hope that that confidence comes back in the parents and the players once the initial impact subsides. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. The school has since temporarily closed, while students will learn remotely on Oct. 13 and Oct. 14. No link has been found between the outbreaks in Moncton and Campbellton upon an initial investigation. National Multisport Services Organization, Sport for Social Development in Indigenous Communities. to increase as province moves to Phase 3 of Return to Sport guidlines, “If you’re in a busy workplace, have children in school, then it is all the more important to limit your time with others, whether it’s social events or recreational sports and other areas.”. Throughout the province, there are now 8,572 currently infected patients, which includes 433 in hospital (up by eight since Thursday) and 67 in intensive care (down by one). The latest modelling data was presented Friday by Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam. We reserve the right to close comments at any time. So, too, have the wide array of businesses that support and supplement young athletes. It’s now the 12th time in the past 14 days that it has hit a new record high for currently infected Manitobans. The cases range in age from 20-79 years old. "Do players need the track suits, the new hockey pants, new jerseys, new hockey bags every season?" Once we get to July, we're going have to make some hard decisions about whether to shut down. Like most businesses in this country, Canada's billion dollar youth sports industry has been crippled by COVID-19. There are 266 new cases among those 40-59, 156 among those 19 and under, and 153 involving those who are at least 60 years old. Now we have to do something about it," Oakman told CBC Sports. But it also had to use surplus funds saved over the last decade to help in times of crisis. In New Brunswick, the first school related case has been identified in the Campbellton region, forcing a temporary closure of the high school. The update is part of a worrisome trend that has been developing in Canada’s most populous province, which has led to Premier Doug Ford announcing new restrictions for its three hotspots. Scott Oakman knows that whenever Canada emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, his sport and others will be confronted with a new economic reality. For more on today’s top stories and the spread of the novel coronavirus across the country, please refer to our live updates below throughout the day, as well as our COVID-19 news hub. Eighteen other fatalities from previous dates were also added to its death toll, while one was recently removed following an investigation into the cause of death. Irving says savings can also be found by limiting travel and reducing tournament participation. 8 ranked women's national team was set to travel to take on No. Funding is provided to eligible organizations for programming that is aligned with the goals of the Canadian Sport Policy. Closed Captioning and Described Video is available for many CBC shows offered on CBC Gem. “If you are playing in a sports league, pick one league, don’t pick multiple leagues,” she said. Skate Canada International has been cancelled amid concern of rising COVID-19 cases in Ontario. The Leaside Hockey Association in Toronto is home to more than a thousand players and offers programs from learn-to-play to more competitive teams. Audience Relations, CBC P.O. All three are needed as minor hockey associations across Canada try to get kids on the ice while keeping the players, coaches, and volunteers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about who can submit a pilot project concept through the Innovation Initiative component of the Sport Support Program. The other case is a man in his 40s in the Eastern Health region. But I think this is just a stark contrast of basically nothing, you have nothing, you don't have any revenue coming in," Stern told CBC Sports. COMMENTARY: COVID-19 cloth mask FAQs — What fabric is best? Before, he spent 15 years covering everything from city hall to courts and breaking news as a reporter for CBC News. Please read our Commenting Policy first. Caution urged after COVID-19 exposures linked to recreational sports, B.C. The ID NOW is not an antigen test, but the instruments used to analyze it can be run outside of a major lab, giving rapid results at a clinic or hospital. For more on today’s top stories and the spread of the novel coronavirus across the country, please refer to our live updates below throughout the day, as well as our COVID-19 news hub.