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13 hrs ago | Journal of Commerce

Uncorking the economic potential of St. Catharinesa "Niagara Falls

For anyone who hasn't visited Niagara Falls in a decade or so, the most astonishing initial sight is skyscrapers rising into the clouds to the east of the Queen Elizabeth Way.

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23 hrs ago | SooToday

Pump pain worse than normal this spring

A fuel nozzle is shown at a Montreal gas station on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. It's not unusual for gas prices to rise around this time of year, when refineries switch from producing diesel and heating fuel to gasoline.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Impaired charges laid after wrong-way driver in Oshawa nearly hits police cruiser

A man faces impaired and dangerous driving charges after a car heading in the wrong direction on an one-way street almost hit a police cruiser head-on Saturday night.

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DurhamRegion.com

Oshawa convenience store robbed at knifepoint

Police say at roughly 4:45 p.m. on April 21, two males wearing bandanas over their faces entered Jug City on Ritson Road North.

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DurhamRegion.com

Man struck on Hwy. 401 in Oshawa still not identified

Reader Colin Williamson was on the scene of a fatality on Hwy. 401, near the Ritson Road onramp, on April 18. According to the OPP, a man was walking on the right shoulder of the highway when he was hit by at least two vehicles.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Driver uninjured in collision that killed man on Hwy. 401 in Oshawa

No one else was injured when a local man died after being struck by a vehicle on Hwy.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Lakefield Herald

Moving forward on Highway 407 East

Ontario is making progress on Phase 1 of Highway 407 East to create jobs and support economic growth and development in Durham Region and continues its commitment to Phase 2. The province has released a request for proposals for the second phase of the Highway 407 East project, which will extend the highway about 22 kilometres eastward from Harmony ... (more)

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

CTV

Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty speaks to reporters at the Port ...

A state funeral for Jim Flaherty will be held at St. James Cathedral in downtown Toronto at 3 p.m. local time today.

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Market Wire

Cancelled and Will Be Rescheduled; Media Advisory: Pushed out of...

Following decades of cuts to hospitals, sick, frail Ontarians from Oshawa to Windsor to Cornwall, are being pushed out of hospital while acutely ill.

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680News

Winter weather returns to GTA

Spring seemed like a distant memory as the GTA was hit with a blast of winter weather on Tuesday, on what could be the coldest April 15 on record.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CFRB

Province moves forward in 407 construction

The province is moving forward in its contraction of the 407 east in Durham region.

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Cape Breton Post

Cheerful Tory warrior with a heart

The tributes for Jim Flaherty that flowed on Parliament Hill at the news of his sudden death were generous and genuine.

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DurhamRegion.com

Ontario legislature to adjourn early to support his Flaherty's widow, MPP Christine Elliott

The provincial legislature will adjourn early Wednesday so members can attend the state funeral of former finance minister Jim Flaherty and support their colleague and his widow Whitby-Oshawa MPP Christine Elliott.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

CNews

Details of Jim Flaherty's visitation, state funeral

The Member of Parliament for Whitby-Oshawa died suddenly from a heart attack at his Ottawa condo on Thursday.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Statement on Ceremonies Related to the State Funeral of the Honourable Jim Flaherty

The visitation will take place at the Abilities Centre, 55 Gordon Street, Whitby, on Tuesday, April 15, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, at St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church Street , Toronto.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Chicago Human Rhythm Project Announces 2014 Tap Scholars

The Chicago Human Rhythm Project has announced its 2014 Tap Scholars-deserving, talented youth who receive scholarship assistance to attend CHRP's annual Rhythm World summer festival of American tap and contemporary percussive arts.

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DurhamRegion.com

Durham residents can sign book of condolences this weekend

A visitor signed a book of condolences in memory of MP Jim Flaherty at the Region of Durham headquarters.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Bloomberg

Premiers, Ministers, Businesspeople on Jim Flaherty

The following are comments from Canadian business leaders on the death of Jim Flaherty, former Canadian finance minister, who died today at age 64. "I am shocked and very saddened to learn that Jim Flaherty passed away," Joe Oliver, who replaced Flaherty as finance minister last month, said in a tweet.

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Canadian Business Magazine

Jim Flaherty achieved a rare mix of politics and principle

Seen here in a 2006 file photo, the then-candidate for the riding of Whitby-Oshawa Jim Flaherty tapes Canadian flags to chairs at the Royal Canadian Legion in Whitby where he would host his constituents for an election night party.

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Canada.com

Former finance minister Jim Flaherty dies

A statement from his wife and family was released Thursday afternoon, saying "Christine Elliott and her triplet sons, John, Galen and Quinn would like to make Canadians aware that her beloved husband and father passed away peacefully today in Ottawa.

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