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41 min ago | Canada.com

Mall construction boom is fuelled by the tastes of Canada's wealthiest

While big box retailers like Target have struggled to get a foothold in Canadian markets, demand for luxury retailers is strong and fuelling massive expansion projects at shopping malls across the country.

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4 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Ex-engineer loses bid to keep parts of Elliot Lake mall collapse report secret

A discredited former engineer has lost his bid to keep parts of a report into the deadly collapse of a northern Ontario mall secret until after his criminal trial.

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4 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Korean War monument unveiled in Burlington, Ont., to honour eight navy ships

A monument dedicated to eight Royal Canadian Navy ships that served in the Korean War was unveiled in Burlington, Ont., Monday, to mark the 61st anniversary of the armistice to end the war.

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Related Topix: Canada, Life, Veteran Affairs

9 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

First Nation says report shows government played down scope of mercury poisoning

A northern Ontario First Nation says it has obtained an unreleased report that shows the federal and provincial governments failed to properly address widespread mercury poisoning among its members.

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13 hrs ago | CBC News

Fatal crash closes intersection of March Road and Carling Avenue

Ottawa Fire Services spokesperson Marc Messier said they were called to a serious collision at the intersection of March Road and Carling Avenue at 1:10 p.m. Two people trapped in a vehicle were both freed by firefighters who removed both doors from the driver's side, according to Messier.

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17 hrs ago | CFRB

Funnel clouds spotted in south-west Ontario

Witnesses reported a funnel cloud near Grand Bend while rain and high winds pelted the region Sunday evening.

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Related Topix: Canada, Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters

Sun Jul 27, 2014

680News

Man arrested in North York sex assault & robbery, 2nd suspect sought

Toronto police have arrested one man and are on the search for a second suspect in connection with an alleged sexual assault and robbery in North York.

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Northern Life

Ontario's 75 utilities hinder rise of electri...

A power cable runs from an electrical outlet to recharge an electric vehicle in downtown Vancouver, B.C. Tuesday, Sept.

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Prince George Citizen

Six-year-old dead after car rams Costco in London on Friday

Police investigate after a car backed through the entrance of Costco in London, Ont., on Friday, July 25, 2014.

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ContactMusic.com

R-E-S-P-E-C-T Was Not Served To Aretha Franklin In Ontario Fast Food Joint

Who could even have the nerve to treat Aretha Franklin without R-E-S-P-E-C-T? A Johnny Rockets server in Niagara Falls, Ontario, apparently.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Soul, Life, Food, Fast Food, Canada

Detroit Free Press

Parrotheads flock in for fun at Jimmy Buffett's Comerica Park concert

Carmen Morris from Shelby Township sports a large hat with a parrot at the Jimmy Buffet tailgate event on Saturday at Comerica Park in Detroit.

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JAM! Showbiz

Lionel Richie calls Canadian fans 'loyal to the core'

Lionel Richie poses for a photo at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto on Monday March 19, 2012.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Lionel Richie, Canada, Country, Shania Twain

Sat Jul 26, 2014

CBC News

Canadian Blood Services trailer damaged in Ottawa fire

Electrical failure in a Canadian Blood Services trailer is the suspected cause of a south Ottawa warehouse fire Saturday morning.

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CBC News

Polar vortex's silver lining: 'really, really good' Ontario wine

The grape crops damaged by last winter's bitter cold are recovering from injuries, thanks to this mild summer's favourable conditions, experts say.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Canada,

KMIZ

Dad: Man on SWAT-stormed jet 'mentally ill'

A cellphone video from Friday shows at least a half-dozen heavily armed authorities storming onto an airplane while shouting at passengers to get their hands up.

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Related Topix: Canada, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

CNews

Ontario teen Annaleise Carr ends Lake Erie swim

Annaleise Carr of Walsh, Ontario began her quest to swim across Lake Erie at about 5 a.m. on Friday, July 25, 2014.

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The Windsor Star

Kingsville greenhouse charged for fraudulent Canadian labels on vegetables

The head office for Mucci Farms is pictured on Seacliff Drive in Kingsville, Ont.

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CBC News

TransForce secures trucking might with Contrans takeover

Canada's largest trucking company, TransForce Inc., is set to become a national powerhouse in the specialized trucking business with a proposed friendly takeover of Ontario-based Contrans Group.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Barriere Star Journal

Goal! Stolen jersey signed by Pele returned

A soccer fan in London, Ont., has been reunited with a jersey autographed by legendary Brazilian footballer Pele nearly 20 years after it was stolen.

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Brandon Sun

2 from Ontario on board private plane that crashed in northern Saskatchewan

Mounties say a 53-year-old male pilot and a 29-year-old male co-pilot, both from Thorndale, Ont., were on a private Seabee plane en route to Yellowknife when it crashed Friday into water near Points North Landing, a permanent camp near Wollaston Lake.

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