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16 meteor sightings occur in Ontario on Aug. 25

Due to an asteroids close approach near earth in August 2014, meteors, fireballs and bolides were expected to be seen.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

CBC News

Derek Stoffel: As Gaza ceasefire holds, both sides debate who won

Derek Stoffel is a Middle East correspondent for CBC News. He has covered the Arab Spring uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, reported from Syria during the ongoing civil war and covered the Israeli and Palestinian conflict.

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Canada.com

Air Canada CEO warns Ontario fuel tax hike will undo plan to turn Toronto into global aviation hub

"We're trying to build a world-class business and we cannot do it competitively with these regressive forms of taxation," Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinescu said in an interview Thursday.

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Brandon Sun

Creme brulee doughnut topped with peanut butter cups wins Tims contest

Out of over 76,000 entries, Jennifer Brown's cri 1 2me bri 1 2li 1 2e-filled doughnut topped with peanut butter cups has taken home top prize in Tim Hortons Duelling Doughnuts contest.

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Canada.com

'Unruly' passengers charged after Sunwing flight returns to Toronto with CF-18 escort

A Sunwing plane was escorted by two military planes back to Pearson on Thursday after two passengers were reported to be acting disruptive.

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The Globe and Mail

Luxury retailer Holt Renfrew to close Ottawa and Quebec City stores

A Holt Renfrew store is shown at Yorkdale Mall in Toronto on Oct. 24, 2013. A Holt Renfrew store is shown at Yorkdale Mall in Toronto on Oct. 24, 2013.

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Northern Ontario Business

Province unveils corporate body to plot Ring of Fire

The province has met its July 3 commitment to establish a development corporation within 60 days.

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Globe and Mail

Glenn Gould retains his power to inspire

David Young says Glenn Gould was as much a philosopher as a world-renowned pianist.

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Torontoist

Urban Planner: August 27, 2014

Art: If The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China's Emperors has a mascot, it's Emperor Yongzheng .

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Examiner.com

Ronald Stan found: Secret double life exposed after 37 years, son shocked

A Canadian man who was thought to have died in a fire back in 1977 has been found living in Oklahoma with a new family.

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The St Paul Journal

Halifax university changes frosh week, a year after incident shone spotlight

Keeping frosh week activities fun and engaging for students while at the same time respectful and inclusive is a pressing challenge facing Canadian universities, says a leading expert who helped a university last year in the aftermath of a chant that glorified non-consensual sex with underage girls.

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Western U. paper pulls frosh issue over article encouraging students to date TAs

LONDON, Ont. - Western University's student paper is pulling its frosh issue from campus following complaints over articles it admits "appeared to promote excessive drinking, drug use and sexual advances on teaching assistants."

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CBC News

Man, daughter rescued after hours clinging to overturned vessel in Lake Ontario

A man and his daughter have been rescued after spending several hours clinging to their overturned catamaran in Lake Ontario near Hamilton Tuesday night.

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CBC News

Ottawa bank robbery video shows suspect pointing gun, jumping counter

Ottawa police have released video footage from an Aug. 12 armed bank robbery to the public in hopes of locating the suspect.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

The NDP will launch a national inquiry into native women murders if elected

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair speaks a press conference at the National Press Theatre on Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014, to discuss the need for an inquiry on missing and murdered indigenous women.

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Michigan Radio

Residents of Pelee Island in Lake Erie warned not to drink or bathe in their water

Residents of a small Canadian island are being warned not to drink their well water because of potentially toxic bacteria in Lake Erie.

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CBC News

Shilo Beals arrested in Ontario on Canada-wide warrant

When officers arrived, they found 28-year-old Kevin James Bowser suffering from gunshot wounds in front of 5446 Uniacke Street.

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Where Toronto

Ontario Winery Profile: Strewn Winery

From Pelee Island to Niagara to Prince Edward County, Southern Ontario's wine-producing pockets are home to a bounty of vintners that craft high-quality Pinot Noirs, Rieslings, Icewines and much, much more.

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The Independent & Free Press

Georgetown Hospital elevated to Ontario Breast Screening Program Assessment Centre

Women in the Halton Region can now access the Ontario Breast Screening Program through any of Halton Healthcare Services' three community hospitals.

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The Globe and Mail

Mandatory-reporting plan for energy and mining companies welcomed by provinces

Conservative MP Greg Rickford responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons in OTTAWA, ON Friday December 2, 2011.

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