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42 min ago | Sunday Herald

Royal Navy warship rescues sailors from capsized dinghy

A Royal Navy warship on its way to the Mediterranean has rescued two sailors after their dinghy capsized a mile-and-a-half from land.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Canada,

4 hrs ago | CIO

Heartbleed Bled Out and Now, an Arrest

CSO - The RCMP have managed to track down and arrest the first ne'er do well in London, Ontario.

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Related Topix: Canada,

8 hrs ago | CNews

Son, 18, arrested in killing of Ottawa mom

Luce Lavertu had 'turned herself inside out' trying to get help for her teenage son - who is now in police custody after Lavertu was killed in her Ottawa home.

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12 hrs ago | Squamish Chief

One firefighter in critical condition after blaze at Mississauga, Ont., warehouse

A firefighter watches an industrial fire in Mississauga, Ont. on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, Fire

14 hrs ago | CBC News

Firefighters injured battling Ontario pesticide warehouse blaze

Firefighters are battling a three-alarm fire at a pesticide storage warehouse in Mississauga, Ont., Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Fire, Canada, Explosion

17 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Ontario to trim residential hydro bills

Hydro power lines and towers near Hwy 407 and Mississauga Rd. are photographed Nov 5 2013.

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Related Topix: Canada, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Tue Apr 22, 2014

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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Related Topix: Canada,

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

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,

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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Related Topix: Canada,

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

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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Related Topix: Canada

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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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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Related Topix: Canada,

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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Related Topix: Canada

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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Related Topix: Canada,

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,

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