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3 min ago | Brandon Sun

Reese Witherspoon, Denzel Washington among stars with TIFF-bound films

Oscar-nominated Quebec director Philippe Falardeau will celebrate the world premiere of his new movie "The Good Lie" at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival.

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Related Topix: Canada, Wild, Books, An Education

3 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

'King of pot' Jimmy Cournoyer should get 30 years in jail, U.S. prosecutor says

Jimmy Cournoyer resided north of Montreal until his arrest in 2012. A court document describes him as a well-connected businessman able to swing deals with the Hells Angels and the Mafia.

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Related Topix: Prison, Canada, Mafia, Drugs

7 hrs ago | CBC News

Jian Ping Li's siblings believe missing woman, child were killed

Sister Jian Ying Li and brother Jian Jun Li came to Montreal a week after their sister's disappearance in an effort to find her.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, China, Asia

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Affinor Growers Completes 45-Acre Land and Facilities Acquisition in Quebec to Produce Strawberries

An offer has been accepted on the 45 acres of prime land south of Montreal and Affinor Growers plans to build a state-of-the-art, strawberry-growing facility in St-Chrysostome, Quebec.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada, Home Gardening, Home

Bangor Daily News

Quebec man arrested after allegedly trying to smuggle wife into US near Jackman

A Quebec man who was arrested last week after allegedly attempting to smuggle his wife into the country made his initial court appearance Monday at U.S. District Court in Bangor.

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Related Topix: Jackman, ME, Bangor, ME, Canada, Somerset County, ME

Brandon Sun

Not in the brochure: Special federal site would warn of terror risks abroad

The federal government is looking at creating a special web page that underscores the risks of travelling to parts of the world with a high incidence of terrorist activity.

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CBC News

Quebec couple facing child abuse, confinement charges

Sherbrooke, Que., police removed four children between the ages of four and 14 from a couple's care.

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Canada.com

NDP prepares for next stage of battle over 'satellite' offices

MONTREAL, QUE.: MARCH 14, 2014 -- NDP office in the building at 4428 Blvd. St-Laurent in Montreal Friday March 14, 2014.

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Globe and Mail

Quebec mayor, stung by wasps, dies

Lucie F. Roussel, mayor of La Prairie, has died after being stung by wasps at a cottage in Quebec's Eastern Townships.

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Related Topix: Canada, Entomology, Science

The Montreal Gazette

La Prairie mayor dies from multiple wasp stings

Lucie F. Roussel, 51, stepped on a wasps' nest on her property in the Eastern Townships and was stung repeatedly as a result.

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TrekEarth

Mont Saint-Michel - 2012 - 31

Une vue du plafond d'une salle du monastere ou abbaye qui est situe au Mont-Saint-Michel en Basse-Normandie.

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CBC News

St. Lazare women cut off from town for weeks after flood

This bridge in St. Lazare was submerged by flood waters several weeks ago. Now, several families are cut off from the town.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest

* Mondelez International Inc and D.E Master Blenders 1753 are considering options including a possible sale of French coffee brands L'Or and Grand Mere as they prepare to merge their coffee businesses, sources familiar with the matter said.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

EMS1

1 dead, several injured in NYC bus rollover

A Canadian tour bus carrying 56 people rolled over Friday in upstate New York, killing a teenage girl and seriously injuring several other people, police said.

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HarnessLink.com

Fast miles and great racing action at Hippodrome 3R

With ideal weather and stakes competition, there were plenty of fast mile and hotly competitive racing at the Hippodrome 3R Sunday afternoon for the second preliminary round of the $400,000 Quebec-Bred Series for three-year-old pacers and trotters.

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CBC News

Agreement aims to protect North Shore wrecks from looters

The North Shore's underwater archaeological heritage includes more than ships, like this Second World War United States Air Force Catalina float plane that crashed off Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Canada, North America, World News,

CBC News

Ville-Marie triplex heavily damaged by frying pan fire

Fire officials say the fire began with an unattended frying pan in a second storey unit of the Fullum Street triplex.

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Related Topix: Fire, Canada

Erie Times News

Influence Game: Shaping railroad safety rules

A string of fiery train derailments across the country has triggered a high-stakes but behind-the-scenes campaign to shape how the government responds to calls for tighter safety rules.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Canada, Cherry Valley, IL

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Father Anthony J. Jutt, formerly of Housatonic, died July 17 at Mary's Meadow at Providence Place in Holyoke.

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Related Topix: Holyoke, MA, Canada, Shelburne Falls, MA, West Springfield, MA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Lou Gramm Cancels Festival Appearance Due To Illness

Lou Gramm will miss a scheduled appearance today at the Lake Festival of Nations in Sherbrooke, Quebec, reportedly because of a bout of flu.

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Related Topix: Canada, Pop/Rock, Foreigner

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