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2 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Jeffrey St. Jules's surreal sci-fi musical 'Bang Bang Baby' to premiere at TIFF

The original inspiration for "Bang Bang Baby," a surreal sci-fi musical about a 1960s small town that suffers mass mutations, came from "Viva Las Vegas."

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2 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

Sci-fi musical 'Bang Bang Baby' at TIFF

The original inspiration for "Bang Bang Baby," a surreal sci-fi musical about a 1960s small town that suffers mass mutations, came from "Viva Las Vegas."

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Related Topix: Canada, Viva Las Vegas, Musical Movies, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Vocal, Ann-Margret, Celebrities,

2 hrs ago | CBC News

Munyaradzi Sithole's family seeks funds to send body to Zimbabwe

Munyaradzi Sithole was a student at the University of Waterloo and had plans to start his own moving business.

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6 hrs ago | CBC News

TIFF tickets oversold to 2 premieres

A computer glitch caused tickets to two world premieres - St. Vincent starring Bill Murray and The Drop starring James Gandolfini - to be oversold.

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10 hrs ago | CBC News

Game on: City's new Tim Hortons Field will be open for Monday's game

Crews work on finishing Tim Hortons Field in time for Monday's Labour Day Classic matchup between the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the Toronto Argonauts.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

CBC News

Serena Williams wants Milos Raonic's stylish arm sleeve

Serena Williams left, inquired about the protective right arm sleeve of Milos Raonic, asking the Canadian on Twitter if it would improve her serve.

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CBC News

Trespasser struck, killed by Via train east of Ottawa

The collision occurred on a stretch of tracks in the Carlsbad Springs area, about 30 kilometres east of Ottawa, at 6 p.m, Via Rail spokesman Malcolm Andrews told CBC News.

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CBC News

Homicide detectives probe deadly beating

Homicide detectives are leading the investigation into the beating that has claimed a man's life in the Bloor Street West and Ossington Avenue area over the weekend.

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CBC News

Off-duty soldiers help chase down assault suspect in Barrie

A Barrie, Ont., man is accused of punching a woman, spitting on another woman and assaulting three other people in a series of events that unfolded in and around a local nightclub on Saturday.

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CBC News

Residents on balconies rescued in west-end apartment fire

Fire crews had to rescue some residents from their balconies after a two-alarm fire broke out on the third floor of a West End apartment building Saturday night.

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The Windsor Star

Unifor celebrates its first year and challenges ahead

Tyler Valletta, a team leader and anti-unionization activist at the Toyota plant in Woodstock, Ont., stands in front of the plant August 29, 2014.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

BlogTO

A loner's guide to the 5 least used TTC subway stations

Finding peace and quiet on the Toronto subway is a difficult task--and that's a good thing.

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CBC News

Ontario colleges set to vote on tentative agreement with employer

A tentative agreement has made between Ontario's colleges and the union representing its faculty across the province Just in time for the start of the school year.

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CBC News

U.S. Open: Milos Raonic rolls into 4th round

Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., hits a backhand return in a 7-6, 7-6, 7-6 victory over Victor Estrella Burgos on Saturday.

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680News

A Toronto police cruiser is shown in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS/Shawne McKeown

Around 1 a.m., a teen was hit by a vehicle at Bathurst Street and St. Clair. She was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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CBC News

Fire breaks out at Tim Hortons Field 2 days before Labour Day Classic

A fire broke out in a mechanical room at Hamilton's Tim Hortons Field early Saturday morning as crews scurry to ready the new stadium for its inaugural game, the CFL's annual Labour Day Classic between the hometown Tiger-Cats and the Toronto Argonauts.

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CBC News

This Labour Day, OPP blitz is all about texting and driving

A total of 35 drivers have died on OPP-enforced highways so far this year in crashes where distracted driving was a factor.

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Sun-Star

Channeling French in North America

THE annual summer rendezvous I usually take to meet up good friends from Los Angeles and New York took an unexpected French twist this year.

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Related Topix: Canada, Wine, Drink

Fri Aug 29, 2014

CBC News

Street racing alleged in cyclist death

A 22-year-old man and 16-year-old boy have been charged street racing after striking and killing a cyclist at Sheppard Avenue near Neilson Road.

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GlobalNews

Moving out of Driftwood: Toronto man talks about leaving Jane/Finch

Growing up on Driftwood Court in Toronto's notoriously dangerous TCHC project near Jane Street and Finch Avenue West, Michael Amos knew from an early age that he wanted to find a way out.

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