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Canadians Jeff Smith, Matt Campbell learn draw at World Darts Championship


TORONTO - Jeff (The Silencer) Smith will face Keane Barry while fellow Canadian Matt (Ginga Ninja) Campbell takes on Scott Waites in the first round of the William Hill World Darts Championship.

The 2.5-million-pound ($4.3 million) tournament starts Dec. 15 and runs through Jan. 3 at London's Alexandra Palace. The winner earns 500,000 pounds ($868,990).

Enforcement ramps up in parts of Ontario


Officials in southern Ontario fined businesses, charged anti-maskers and busted at least one massive party over the weekend as the province recorded another 1,708 cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.

The enforcement in York, Hamilton and Peel came after a week that saw record-setting viral case counts and the introduction of more stringent public health measures in some regions.

Freeland set to deliver update on federal finances and economic outlook


OTTAWA - The federal Liberals will provide Canadians with a long-awaited update on the health of federal finances later today, and potentially unveil a suite of new spending.

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland will deliver the fall economic statement in the House of Commons around 4 p.m. local time in Ottawa, after markets close.