The coronavirus effect: COVID-19’s impact on sporting, cultural, civic events across Canada

Ongoing concerns about the new coronavirus have resulted in the cancellation of a number of sporting and cultural events across Canada.

While the organizers of many events — including Sunday’s Juno Awards in Saskatoon — are intending to go ahead as scheduled, a number of others have cancelled or rescheduled due to COVID-19 concerns.

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF)’s world women’s hockey championship — set to take place in Halifax and Truro, N.S., later this month — have been cancelled.

Halifax Mayor Mike Savage told Global News that cancellation was disappointing but that it was “the right decision.”

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