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1 hr ago | HarnessLink.com

Field set for 2014 Ontario Driving Championship

The field for the 2014 Ontario Regional Driving Championship scheduled for Friday, May 9 at The Raceway at Western Fair District in London, Ont.

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5 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

Off-duty Windsor cop faces drug charge

A police officer from Windsor, Ontario, has been charged with drug possession after crossing the Ambassador Bridge into the United States.

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5 hrs ago | The Montreal Gazette

Ontario's premier seeks $2 million from Opposition party in libel suit

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne took the next step Tuesday in her libel suit against the province's Opposition leader, filing a statement of claim seeking $2 million in damages.

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8 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Use of antipsychotics soaring at Ontario nursing homes

Ontario nursing homes are drugging helpless seniors at an alarming rate with powerful antipsychotic drugs, despite warnings that the medications can kill elderly patients suffering from dementia.

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10 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

In pictures: Flaherty visitation begins in Whitby, Ont.

MP Kellie Lietch blows a kiss to the casket of the late former finance minister Jim Flaherty in Whitby, Ontario on Tuesday April 15, 2014.

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15 hrs ago | Canada.com

Ottawa man charged with first-degree murder in wife's death

Minutes after murder-accused Bhupinderpal Gill's brief appearance in a packed courtroom Monday, an emotional group of relatives and friends from Ottawa's tightly-knit Sikh community gathered for an impromptu sidewalk prayer.

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19 hrs ago | CFRB

Visitation for Jim Flaherty in Whitby

A visitation is being held today for Jim Flaherty at the Abilities Centre in Whitby, Ont.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

CBC News

Senate panel to push for changes to proposed fair elections act

A Senate committee conducting a 'pre-study' of Democratic Reform Minister Pierre Poilievre's proposed changes to the Elections Act has recommend several changes following expert testimony on the bill.

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Canada.com

Trudeau, Ontario campaign head sued for blocking Innes candidacy

Justin Trudeau and his Ontario campaign co-chair are facing a $1.5 million libel suit from a would-be candidate who was barred from running for the Liberal party.

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Brandon Sun

Nutritious fresh fiddleheads an early sign spring harvest has begun

"We still have snow in Quebec," said Nick Secord of NorCliff Farms Inc. . "The season will probably start, give or take a couple of days, on either side of the fifth of May. It's going to be late.

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Canada.com

Lev Tahor sect wins appeal; kids to stay in Ontario

An Ontario judge has "grave" concerns about the welfare of children in an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect, she wrote Monday even as she allowed an appeal from their parents.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Vt. man charged in NY Thruway road rage shooting

State police say a 36-year-old Vermont man has been charged with firing a handgun during a road rage incident on the Thruway in western New York.

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Canada.com

Calgary gets new city manager from Burlington, Ontario

He was hired after a months-long competition that included international applicants and at least two City of Calgary general managers.

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National Post

Ontario church leader arrested on more than 20 charges in 16-month...

After a 16-month investigation into alleged violence and polygamy at a rural Ontario church, police found and arrested its reclusive leader in a Hamilton, Ont., hotel room late last week - hours away from the church's compound near Georgian Bay.

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Journal-Pioneer

Eastern Canada's young leaders gather in P.E.I. for Key Club convention

Kiwanis Club of Charlottetown member Jim Marshall, left, shows incoming Kiwanis International president John Button a display highlighting some volunteerism performed by Key Club members at Colonel Gray High School in Charlottetown.

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CBC News

Jagtar Gill homicide investigation nets second arrest

Jagtar Gill, 43, was found dead in her home by her husband and 15-year-old daughter.

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The Windsor Star

Police apprehend suspect in stabbing after standoff

A Windsor police ESU officer escorts a stabbing suspect out of the Pruefer Court South apartment building after he refused to surrender to police, Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

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Southern Ontario, Quebec on flood watch with heavy rains on the way

Logan Smith rows a boat in the flooded yard of his neighbour in Foxboro, Ont., just north of Belleville, on Sunday April 13, 2014.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Flaherty's state funeral to be held at Toronto's St. James cathedral

Canadian Heritage is inviting Canadians to pay their respects to the former finance minister who died suddenly in his Ottawa condo last week.

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Finance Minister Jim Flaherty speaks with the media in the foyer of the House of Commons, October 22, 2013 in Ottawa.

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