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28 min ago | Canadian Business Magazine

Toronto stock market to open lower amid mixed bag of U.S. earnings reports

The Toronto stock market looked to open slightly lower as investors play it cautious heading into the long Easter weekend and consolidate profits at the end of a positive week.

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4 hrs ago | BlogTO

The top 5 reasons to get excited for |FAT| 2014

The tents at David Pecaut Square - and its gussied-up showgoers - may have up and left when World MasterCard Fashion Week came to a close four weeks ago, but the fashion shows won't stop there.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Events, Canada,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

BlogTO

Toronto Restaurant Openings: Shishalicious, Bake Them Pretty,...

Toronto Restaurant Openings highlights the latest restaurant openings and closings in Toronto and also gives a preview of what's coming soon.

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The News

Retiring St. FX president receives praise from Canadian leaders

National leaders in education, business, and the private sector came together Tuesday night with one common interest - the importance of leadership and the profound impact of a post-secondary education makes to the future of a nation.

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Globe and Mail

The close: TSX, Dow rise by triple digits

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York April 16, 2014.

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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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BlogTO

The top 10 deals at Toronto Spa Week 2014

Toronto Spa Week is back again - get ready to relax harder than you've ever relaxed in your life.

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Related Topix: Canada, Health, Medicine, Massage Therapy, Fitness, Pilates

The Toronto Star

Political elite set to gather for Jim Flaherty funeral this afternoon

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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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper, North Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Montreal Gazette

Montreal looks to NYC for anti-corruption advice

Montreal's mayor sought to convince Manhattan business leaders Tuesday that his administration is moving past the corruption scandals that brought down his two predecessors and have become the "elephant in the room" when trying to lure investment to Canada's second largest city.

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The Toronto Star

Toronto weather and commute: Road closures for Flaherty's funeral, chilly day ahead

Road closures will be in effect in the downtown core Wednesday morning as the funeral for former finance minister Jim Flaherty takes place at St. James Cathedral at 3 p.m. At 9 a.m., traffic will be closed off on King St. E. between Jarvis St. and Church St. At 10 a.m., Adelaide St. E. will be closed from Church St. to Jarvis St., Church St.

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The Globe and Mail

Five classical shows that should not be missed

We're not really saying goodbye to Jeanne Lamon this year, although she is officially stepping down as the music director of the ensemble she has more or less built from scratch into one of the world's finest baroque orchestras.

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Related Topix: Classical, Canada, Symphony, Arts

Tue Apr 15, 2014

BlogTO

Huge blackout hits the west end of Toronto

A large portion of Toronto's west end is in darkness this evening following a sudden and massive power outage.

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CBC News

Blackout hits Toronto's west end

Residents near Bloor West were in darkness Tuesday night as a large blackout gripped the west end of the city.

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Canada.com

Refugee set on life in Canada fights lingering suspicions from 9/11-era arrest

A Syrian refugee says his efforts to build a new life in Canada are being stymied by the federal government's lingering - but long discredited - suspicions about his past.

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CBC News

Police report sharp spike in Toronto bank robberies this year

Staff Insp. Mike Earl said the hold-up squad has seen 75 per cent more bank robberies occurring through the first three months of the year, compared to the same time period a year ago.

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The Globe and Mail

Wynne promises $29-billion on subways, infrastructure over next 10 years

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, right, and Glen Murray, Minister of Infrastructure, wait to board the subway while en route to Wynne's speech at the Toronto Region Board of Trade in Toronto on April 14, 2014.

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Langley Advance

Langley Looking Back... to 1954: Legislature to vote on Langley Prairie secession

More than 150 people attended to hear Dr. Jack Berry speak at a joint dinner between the Langley AgriculA tural Association and the New Westminster Kiwanis Club.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Simons: Too many unanswered questions about billion-dollar Galleria

At first blush, the Galleria project looks like a great deal. The city is only being asked to contribute $50 million in money and land to a billion-dollar cultural and commercial megaproject, with potential to revitalize the area around the CN Tower.

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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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Reuters

Canadian payday loan provider seeks bankruptcy protection

Canadian payday loan provider Cash Store Financial Services Inc said on Monday it will seek protection from creditors as it faces liquidity problems resulting from the suspension of its right to offer loans in the province of Ontario.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Canada,

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