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  1. Man jumps from moving police car to avoid arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CBC News

    A man arrested for theft in Mississauga was being escorted back to the police station in a cruiser when he broke a window and jumped out the moving car, according to Peel Regional Police.

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  2. SIU investigating after man jumps from moving police carRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CBC News

    According to Peel Regional Police the man had been arrested for theft and was being taken to 12 Division in a cruiser when he broke a window and jumped out.

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  3. One Free World International to Remember 100th Anniversary of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | PRWeb

    On January 25th, One Free World International founder Majed El Shafie will host the Armenian Ambassador to Canada, H.E. Armen Yeganian, and Minister Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, for a discussion about human rights around the world then and now. On Sunday, January 25th, One Free World International will remember the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide with a free event at 10:30 a.m. at Catch the Fire Church in Toronto.

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  4. TSX registers second day of triple-digit gains amid ECB stimulus programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Canada.com

    The Toronto stock market chalked up a strong triple-digit gain for a second day Thursday after the European Central Bank announced a major stimulus program aimed at reviving a weak economic recovery and stopping the eurozone from slipping into a deflationary spiral. The S&P/TSX composite index ran up 203.56 points to 14,763.98 after ECB president Mario Draghi said the bank is launching a program of quantitative easing that will involve spending 60 billion euros a month to buy investment-grade sovereign bonds.

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  5. Annex residents concerned about neighbour's puppy businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CBC News

    ... News in an email statement. A screenshot of Bill McIntyre's website shows photos of the puppies he has raised. The Toronto resident says the animals he sells from his apartment are in good health and care, but neighbours are concerned about the ...

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  6. Vancouver ranked second least affordable city in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Georgia Straight

    ... International Housing Affordability Survey noted was the highest ever recorded in 11 years. Elsewhere in Canada, Toronto recorded a median household income of $73,900 and median house price of $482,900, resulting in a median multiple of 6.5. ...

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  7. Chemical explosion at college injures students, teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CBC News

    One teacher and 5 students have reported injuries after a small chemical explosion occurred in a science class at Royal Crown Academic School on Bayview Avenue on Thursday. An administrator at the college said their were chemical burns on six people in total, but 17 people present.

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  8. NDP promises law to name physicians, amounts they bill OHIPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CBC News

    Figures show an ophthalmologist was the highest paid physician in Ontario in 2013, billing over $6 million, while another two doctors charged over $4 million, and 28 billed over $2 million. Ontario's New Democrats say they'll introduce legislation to force the government to disclose the names of physicians who bill the province's health insurance system and the amounts they charge each year.

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  9. Stephen Harper says falling oil prices will not throw government off courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CBC News

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced a new program that will make it easier for small businesses to access financing. Prime Minister Stephen Harper says falling oil prices may force the government to make some adjustments, but won't change its course over the long term.

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  10. Stephen Harper says falling oil prices won't throw government off courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CBC News

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper did not explicitly rule it out using a $3B contingency fund to balance the budget or deliver on promised tax measures but said the fund was there or "unforeseen circumstances." Prime Minister Stephen Harper says falling oil prices may force the government to make some adjustments, but won't change its course over the long term.

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  11. TTC wants GPS, dashboard cameras to boost bus safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CBC News

    The TTC is planning a host of measures to improve bus safety, including the use of forward-facing dashboard cameras and speed monitoring of its vehicles using GPS data. The moves come on the heels of last month's death of 14-year old Amaria Diljohn , who was struck by a right-turning TTC bus in Scarborough.

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  12. SmartTrack study OK'd by executive committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CBC News

    Mayor John Tory said his transit plan can bring relief to the city's overcrowded subway system within seven years. He has pegged its cost at $8 billion.

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  13. SceneDoc Closes Series A Investment to Accelerate GrowRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Venture Capital Access Online

    SceneDoc Inc., a Toronto-based law enforcement and public safety software provider, today announced the completion of a $4 million Series A round of funding led by iGan Partners , with participation from Motorola Solutions Venture Capital and a group of angel investors. SceneDoc is a smartphone/tablet-based software platform that provides law enforcement and a variety of public safety personnel a highly secure, accurate and consistent means of documenting crime, accident and other incident scenes.

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  14. Why Extendicare's U.S. exit is good news for dividend investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    ... 7.5 per cent. A studio illustration for a story about extracting citric acid from citrus fruits in the G&M studio in Toronto, Ontario on April 4, 2014 Extendicare is one of the bigger publicly listed owners and operators of senior care centres, with ...

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  15. Tory's transit plan hits some bumps at executive meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Globe and Mail

    Toronto Mayor John Tory's signature Smart Track transit plan ran into turbulence at City Hall on Thursday as his choice for speaker was among the councillors questioning a key part of the project and the city's top official raised doubts about the timeline. Councillors are being asked to approve an additional $1.65-million to study Mr. Tory's proposal, the centrepiece of his election campaign.

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  16. Electrical Safety Authority wants certain smart meters removedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CBC News

    Ontario's Electrical Safety Authority is directing local utilities to replace a certain model of smart meter "as a preventative step" after reviewing reports of problematic metres in Saskatchewan. Last summer, the Saskatchewan government ordered SaskPower to remove more than 100,000 newer model meters that had already been installed after reports of nine fires related to the equipment.

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  17. Manspreading: The gender-focused battle for urban spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Globe and Mail

    ... male riders to "stop the spread, please," in consideration of shared (and limited) space. In return, a group of Toronto men with great concern for their own testicular prominence pre-emptively protested a similar campaign here, saying closing their ...

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  18. Stephen Harper announces more money for small businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CBC News

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced a new program that will make it easier for small businesses to access certain financing. Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the federal government plans to make it a little easier for small business to access certain financing.

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  19. Union Pacific Beats Estimates as Economy Bolsters FeightRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Bloomberg

    ... revenue climbed 10 percent to C$1.76 billion on higher oil shipments. Its shares increased as much as 3.4 percent in Toronto. "These are strong results and should be well received," Fadi Chamoun , an analyst at BMO Capital Markets, said today in a ...

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  20. Canada Stocks Rise a 2nd Day as Canadian Pacific JumpsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Bloomberg

    ... The Standard & Poor's/TSX Composite Index (SPTSX) rose 117.60 points, or 0.8 percent, to 14,678.02 at 11 a.m. in Toronto, headed for the highest close since Jan. 2. The Canadian benchmark is up 0.2 percent for the year. The ECB will buy 60 billion ...

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