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2 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

Accused woman can't say why she wasn't killed

A woman accused in the killing of her mother and attempted murder of her father during an apparent home invasion told police she could not explain why the intruders didn't shoot her, court heard Wednesday.

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5 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

Petawawa soldier accused of sex crimes faces a dozen new charges

An infantry soldier already accused of sexually assaulting and possibly drugging at least eight women will appear in court Thursday to face at least a dozen new charges.

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6 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Ontario woman accused of poisoning 8 kids and 1 adult pleads guilty to 4 counts

An Ontario woman who had been accused of poisoning eight children and an adult with eyedrops has pleaded guilty in four of the cases.

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10 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

RCMP charge Ontario teen over CRA Heartbleed hack

Police have charged a 19-year-old man from London, Ont., in connection with the recent breach of taxpayer data from the Canada Revenue Agency .

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13 hrs ago | Journal-Pioneer

TSX set to rise, commodities up as Chinese economy performs better than expected

The Toronto stock market was set to advance Wednesday amid signs that economic growth in China held up better than expected during the first quarter.

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17 hrs ago | Canada.com

Political players of all party stripes gather to bid fond farewell to Jim Flaherty

Canada's political elite gather today to pay their final respects to Jim Flaherty, the former finance minister whose sudden death last week spurred an outpouring of grief that has stretched across the country and across party lines.

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21 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

Province of Ontario Eliminates Coal-Fired Generation Creating Cleaner Air in Ontario

Ontario is now the first jurisdiction in North America to fully eliminate coal as a source of electricity generation.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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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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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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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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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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Long Term Care, Medicine, Zyprexa, Zydis, Olanzapine (generic), Canada,

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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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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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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