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  1. Accused in brutal Vancouver sex assault wanted by London, Ont., copsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CNews

    A 25-year-old man who racked up a string of charges in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont., and has been wanted by London police since November is charged with a brutal sexual assault in Vancouver. During the attack last Thursday, a woman was tied up, choked, sexually assaulted and had two fingers cut off by a knife-wielding intruder who broke into her home, Vancouver police said.

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  2. Grain industry to push for market-driven rail reformRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    The federal government has stopped telling railways how much grain to haul, but farmers and agricultural companies are promising to find new ways to ensure they get the service they need from The group that represents the major grain companies says it will push Ottawa to change the laws that govern railways so the country's trade in wheat, canola and other crops is driven by market demand, and not constrained by a limited number of rail cars, locomotives and train crews. The CEO of Clearpath Robotics in Kitchener, Ontario says his company aims to automate the "dullest, dirtiest and deadliest" jobs in the world with robots.

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  3. Aisle and GirlRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | New Urban Legends

    ... Jan Harold Brunvand, the 1958 Reader's Digest version quoted above was attributed to the Canadian newspaper the Kitchener-Waterloo Record , which in turn quoted another publication called The Lutheran . where it presumably originated as a report on ...

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  4. Penske Logistics Inks Deal to Acquire Transfreight North AmericaRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Global Logistics/Supply Chain

    Penske Logistics has reached agreement to acquire Transfreight North America, a provider of third-party logistics and supply-chain services, from Mitsui & Co., Ltd. Transfreight currently operates at 27 locations across the Midwest, Canada and Mexico. Headquarters are in Erlanger, KY and Kitchener, Ontario.

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  5. Group fights temporary foreign workers' expulsionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | InsideHalton.com

    ... in farming, food processing and manufacturing. There are about 200 migrant workers in the Guelph, Hamilton and Kitchener-Waterloo areas Aversa said. Employers still have to go through an application process and be approved for receiving and ...

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  6. Tim Harper: PM's Syria decision shows laziness, arroganceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... a document with the Chinese as readily as you can do a last-minute edit to a press release for an announcement in Kitchener, Ontario." There is the whiff of the politically expedient Kitchener press release to the major foreign policy initiative ...

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  7. Fantasy: Trust Senators, ride AvalancheRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | USA Today

    ... games, including a goal and 3.5 FantasyScore points in his latest outing last Saturday against the Leafs. The Kitchener, Ont., native has rolled up three goals, an assist, 11 shots on goal, and a plus-2 rating in three meetings with Toronto this ...

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  8. Condo Culture: Mediator required if rules challengedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The London Free Press

    ... To order the guide, send $39.95 plus $4.98 shipping and handling to: The Condo Guide, 163 Thaler Ave. Suite #302, Kitchener, Ont., N2A, 1R4

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  9. Estranged parents in legal fight over daughter s measles vaccinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | CTV

    The estranged parents of a 10-year-old girl from Kitchener, Ont., are locked in a custody battle over whether their daughter should receive a measles vaccine before a trip to Germany. The pair has been at odds over vaccines for years, and on Friday the issue came to a head at court in Kitchener.

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  10. Ojibway bioblitz finds 12 new species to Canada, seeks world record in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Vancouver Sun

    ... Canada. "I never dreamed that I find these. It was a real, real surprise. They've never been recorded in Canada," Kitchener researcher and earthworm expert John Reynolds said Thursday. Most experts at these bioblitzes where volunteers try to find as ...

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  11. To be successful, do only what you do bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Globe and Mail

    ... groundbreaking products and services that customers prefer over the competition. The CEO of Clearpath Robotics in Kitchener, Ontario says his company aims to automate the "dullest, dirtiest and deadliest" jobs in the world with robots. Matt Rendall ...

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  12. PM's Syrian decision rolled out with arrogance and laziness: Tim HarperRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Toronto Star

    ... a document with the Chinese as readily as you can do a last-minute edit to a press release for an announcement in Kitchener, Ontario.'' There is the whiff of the politically expedient Kitchener press release to the major foreign policy initiative ...

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  13. OPP Report, Perth County - March 26, 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Fountain Pen

    ... the south ditch area where it rolled numerous times. The lone male occupant / driver, Andrew MAZUREK (54) from Kitchener, was assisted at the scene by Township of Perth East Fire Department personnel and Perth County EMS workers. He was transported ...

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  14. Troubled inmate sets herself ablaze at Truro prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... woman, died from self-inflicted strangulation while on suicide watch at the Grand Valley Institution for Women in Kitchener, Ont., in October 2007. She had spent some time at the Truro prison. The fellow inmate said the woman who set herself on fire ...

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  15. Big Music Fest will cost taxpayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | InsideHalton.com

    Big Music Fest and park upgrades ahead of the July event in Kitchener are expected to cost city and regional taxpayers at least $240,000 in 2015. Region of Waterloo politicians heard Tuesday that $40,000 in Grand River Transit and waste management costs for the event are expected, along with an estimated $200,000 for lawn upgrades to protect the landfill that has been converted into McLennan Park.

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  16. Toronto's record house prices to rise further by 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Toronto Star

    ... sales and above-inflation price increases to the end of 2017, he adds. Regional markets around the GTA - such as Kitchener-Waterloo, Barrie, Hamilton and the Niagara Peninsula - could also see a surge in sales partly as a result of Toronto's tight ...

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  17. Food Bank deals with Target closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Waterloo Chronicle

    ... including items like salads, spreads, frozen prepared meals and non-perishable food, weren't available as the Kitchener store wrapped up operations last Sunday. "But one of the things we've learned, as a food bank, is we need to be very nimble and ...

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  18. Promoting patient careRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Waterloo Chronicle

    This plaque will go up at the University of Waterloo's designated research space at Grand River hospital's KW Site. Helping celebrate the new partnership between UW and the hospital were Regional Chair Ken Seiling, GRH Board vice chair Geoff Bellew, GRH vice president Tina Mah, professor James Danckert, GRH CEO Malcolm Maxwell, UW president Feridun Hamdullahpur, UW vice-president of university research George Dixon, Waterloo MP Peter Braid and Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic.

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  19. Maple Leaf reduces fourth quarter lossRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Western Producer

    Maple Leaf Foods has reported a smaller quarterly loss as it works through a plan to close older packing plants.a The company, which is one of Canada's biggest pork processors, is nearing the end of a multi-year program to upgrade its meat operations as it seeks to boost profits and better compete with U.S. rivals. a The company last week closed a large plant in Kitchener, Ont., leaving only one plant in Toronto left to shut.a "Our seven year journey of investment and development headlined by the rebuilding of our supply network, is nearing its end."

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  20. Canada's Weaver, Poje going for gold at world figure skating championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... together, there was barely a word shared between the two. Weaver was living in the U.S. when she travelled to Kitchener, Ont., in the summer of 2006 for an audition with Poje. "I was so scared, because I really wanted to be the very best I could be ...

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