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3 hrs ago | Canada.com

Egan: Rural infrastructure a looming crisis in Ontario

This is all wonderful, except if you don't live in one, like the 700,000 people in a big swath of country around the capital.

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5 hrs ago | WISN-TV

Search continues for Grafton teen accused of firing shots

HOW THE SEARCH FOR THIS ARMED AND DANGEROUS TEEN IN OZAUKEE COUNTY MAY BE TIED TO ONE OF THE AREA'S MOST WELL-KNOWN PHILANTHROPISTS.

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Related Topix: Ozaukee County, WI, Canada, Grafton, WI, Violent Crime

5 hrs ago | 680News

Officera s preliminary hearing underway in Sammy Yatim shooting death

A preliminary hearing was underway Tuesday for a Toronto police officer accused of shooting and killing a teenager on a TTC streetcar last summer.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Canada,

7 hrs ago | Baytoday.ca

More fines, less warnings for dog owners this summer

The city plans to take a bigger bite out of the wallets of dog owners who allow their pets to run loose or foul city beaches this summer.

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12 hrs ago | BlogTO

The top 10 music festivals in Ontario for 2014

The top music festivals in Ontario for 2014 will take you all around the province.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Canada Travel, Toronto, Canada Travel, Travel, Canada, North America, World News, Music, Entertainment

15 hrs ago | Squamish Chief

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A man who killed a Toronto police officer with a snow plow is requesting to be moved to a less secure unit at the mental health facility where he is detained.

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17 hrs ago | CBC News

Woman finds mystery snake in her bathroom at 3 a.m.

A snake made its way into a Toronto woman's bathroom in her apartment early Tuesday, but it's uncertain how it got there.

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22 hrs ago | CNews

Hidden cameras show cruelty at Quebec veal farm

An animal rights group has released hidden-camera video of what its says are calves in chains being beaten, punched and kicked at a factory farm in Quebec.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

CNews

Drunk motorcyclist clocked 86km/h over limit: Cops

A motorcyclist was charged after being clocked going 146 km/h in a 60km/h zone while his licence was under suspension -- and then blowing twice the legal limit for alcohol.

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Canada.com

Artisanal cheese market growing with consumers' desire to know milk source

Caseophile is just a five-dollar word for cheese lover, from the Latin "caseus," meaning cheese, and although we're well behind countries such as France, where annual per capita cheese consumption tops 26 kilograms , Canadians still manage to put away more than 12 kilograms of cheese a year each.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Cheese, North America, Canada, World News,

Brandon Sun

Canadian authors remember Alistair MacLeod as a great writer and person

The Canadian literary world is remembering Alistair MacLeod as not only a great writer but also an amiable person and gifted academic who inspired generations of students and scribes.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Arts, Literature

CBC News

4 Toronto fire trucks taken out of service

The Toronto Professional Fire Fighters' Association says that the decommissioning of four fire trucks in the city due to budget cuts will put people and infrastructure at risk and lead to longer response times.

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Daily Journal

TreeHouse Foods buying Protenergy for about $150M

TreeHouse Foods is buying private label food and beverage company Protenergy Natural Foods for 170 million Canadian dollars .

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Related Topix: Canada, Cambridge, MD

CBC News

Queen Elizabeth turns 88: A royal diplomat in her 'best decade' yet

Two or three decades ago, the thought of a former Irish Republican Army man dining at the same table as Queen Elizabeth in Windsor Castle would have been impossible to fathom.

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Related Topix: World News, Queen Elizabeth, Irish Republican Army, Canada, Prince William,

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Canada.com

Trapped beaver tale has a happy ending

A beaver ostensibly trapped in a lock chamber of the Rideau Canal at Merrickville had locals fretting about its fate over the Easter weekend.

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CBC News

Carlington stabbing sends man to hospital, another arrested

A 32-year-old man is in hospital and another has been arrested after an early-morning stabbing in Ottawa's west end.

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Detroit Free Press

Police ID woman found dead after house explodes

State police have released the name of the 59-year-old woman who was found dead after an explosion destroyed a home on northern Michigan's Drummond Island.

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Related Topix: Drummond Island, MI, Sault Ste. Marie, MI, Canada, Chippewa County, MI

Vancouver Sun

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76 after losing battle with prostate cancer

With the arrival of Good Friday and Easter Sunday, The Vancouver Sun looks at 15 of the top movies ever made about the historical Jesus, about metaphorical Christ figures and about central Christian themes.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Paterson, NJ,

NewsFactor

Canadian Teen Arrested for Heartbleed Hack

Lookout security researcher Marc Rogers told Bloomberg that because a hacker would have to target individual devices, the attack would be too complex and would provide very little value.

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Prince George Citizen

U.S. investors warming up to Air Canada's promise, says New York analyst

Air Canada's financial promise is piquing the interest of U.S. institutional investors seeking a way to profit from the turnaround of another North American carrier, according to a New York analyst.

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Related Topix: Canada, Warren Buffett

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