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3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Union head says prison guards not trained to deal with severely mentally ill

The president of the union that represents Canadian prison guards says they are not being properly trained to deal with inmates who have mental health issues.

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Related Topix: Canada

5 hrs ago | CFRB

Police arrest two, searching for third in shooting investigation

Toronto Police have two people in custody, and are still searching for a third in an attempted murder investigation.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Canada,

9 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food

"I love the state fair, and I love the elephant ears," says the Queen of Soul, who is scheduled to perform Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Black Entertainment, Soul, Canada, Vladimir Horowitz, Classical, Horowitz

11 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Canadian, U.S. governments to announce plans for Detroit-Windsor bridge

Lisa Raitt speaks as Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, left, listens during the announcement the United States State Department issued a key permit to build a second bridge linking the United States and Canada from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario during a news conference in Detroit.

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Related Topix: Canada, Rick Snyder, US Governors, North America, World News

11 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Ontario pledges to push for review of mercury poisoning compensation board

Ontario will push for a review of a board that oversees compensation for residents of two First Nations still suffering health issues from mercury poisoning that occurred five decades ago, Aboriginal Affairs Minister David Zimmer said Tuesday.

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16 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

Tornado confirmed in Ontario

Environment Canada confirms a tornado touched down in the community of Grand Bend on the southeastern shore of Lake Huron.

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Related Topix: Weather, Energy, Hydro One, Canada,

20 hrs ago | The Montreal Gazette

No more mouth-to-mouth: CPR recommendations should be tweaked, expert suggests

Dr. Anthony Ho says that when CPR guidelines were updated in 2010 a step that is probably needed was taken out.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Anesthesiology, Canada, North America

Yesterday | Regina Leader Post

Political debate over marijuana legalization heats up

MANUFACTURING MARIJUANA STEPS. STEP 7: REMOVE BUDS. The buds are removed from the stem and rest of the plant is destroyed.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Canada, North America, World News, Prison

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Brandon Sun

Patti-Kay Hamilton of N.W.T. wins $6,000 CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize

Patti-Kay Hamilton of Fort Smith, N.W.T., has won this year's English-language CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize.

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Related Topix: Canada, Journalism, North America, World News

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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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, North America Travel, Canada Travel,

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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Related Topix: Canada

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

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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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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Related Topix: Canada

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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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Canada

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