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a woman arrives at the courthouse in London, Ont., on Feb. 27, 2012. the Canadian Press/Mark Spowart

A granola bar here, a cheese sandwich there - the lunches given to prisoners in Ontario courthouses don't provide nearly enough nutrition to allow them to properly defend themselves, some lawyers say.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Life, Food, Nutrition, Hamburger

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Canada.com

Canada to allow Sikh kirpans in its embassies and missions abroad

Eight years after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that kirpans - the ceremonial daggers worn by those of the Sikh faith - could be safely brought into schools under certain conditions, they will now be allowed into all Canadian embassies and missions abroad.

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Related Topix: Religion, Sikh, World News, India, Canada,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Independent & Free Press

Stamp out measles

Like a villain of horror movie clichA©, the life-threatening measles virus is back, this time with a vengeance.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Canada, Opinion

CBC News

Fires force 2 GTA churches to make alternate Easter plans

Parishioners of two Greater Toronto Area churches destroyed in two separate fires will be finding alternate ways to gather and celebrate this Easter weekend.

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Related Topix: Canada, Fire,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Castanet.net

Stabbing at school

Peel police attend to the scene of a stabbing at St. Roch Catholic Secondary School in Brampton, Ont., Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

National Post

'Pay for it yourself': Canadian Catholics fighting renewed push...

When Leonard Baak's son hit kindergarten age, his local public school in Stittsville, Ont., was so full it couldn't even add any portables.

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Related Topix: Ontario (Ontario, CA), Canada,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Toronto Star

"Bathtub girls" are all but free. Rehab success or legal failure?

The so-called bathtub girls are starting families and even pursuing a law degree.

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Related Topix: Canada, Prison

Thu Apr 10, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Millard said his dad was 'the person I loved the most in the world'

By his own accounts, Dellen Millard had a loving relationship with his father, Wayne, and shared a passion for flying.

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DurhamRegion.com

Man, 22, goes missing from Brampton hospital

Cort Johansen was last seen at the Brampton Civic Hospital on Bovaird Dr. E. at 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Canada, Cell Phones, Electronics

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Toronto Star

Ontario Catholic schools grapple with court's no-religion ruling: Walkom

This is the question Ontario's Catholic schools face following a divisional court decision that gives their students the right to avoid all aspects of Catholicism.

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BayStreet.ca

Barkerville Announces First Gold Dore Bar Pour and Mining Update

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / April 9, 2014 / Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. announced today an update on mining and milling operations that commenced in March 2014, at its QR Mill facility and Bonanza Ledge Mine near Wells, British Columbia.

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The Independent & Free Press

Couple receives Jersey Canada Lifetime Membership award

John Nixon of Rockwood, and his sister Susan Revie of Norval, accepted the Honourary Lifetime Membership award on behalf of their parents, Bruce and Aileen Nixon of Norval.

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Related Topix: The Nixons, Pop/Rock, Agriculture, Science, Canada, World News

Tue Apr 08, 2014

680News

General practitioner administering a vaccination. the Canadian Press/Phototake.

Officials say people who attended the following community setting on March 28 and 31, and April 1 may have been exposed to the highly contagious disease: March 28, Muslim Community Services and all common areas in the building at 150 Central Pkwy., Brampton, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. March 31, Kings Cross Pharmacy , 17 Kings Cross Rd., Brampton, 3 - 8 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Canada,

CFRB

Smouldering embers the suspected cause of Brampton church fire

Smouldering embers appear to be the cause of a fire in Brampton on the weekend that levelled a Ukrainian church.

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The Globe and Mail

Students can enroll in Catholic school without attending religious programs

A student at a Catholic high school in Brampton, Ont. has been exempted from attending his school's religious programs by an Ontario Superior Court ruling.

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Related Topix: Canada, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Measles in Canada: Why this infectious disease is spreading

For Canadian health-care officials, it was never a matter of "Will we get a measles outbreak?" It was about knowing that one of the world's most infectious diseases would find a way to spread into parts of Canada, especially in areas where immunization rates are dangerously low.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters,

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Toronto Star

Infant from Abu Dhabi brings measles threat to Brampton

On March 25, three days after an adult with measles brought potential exposure to Mississauga's Sky Zone trampoline park, an infant with the disease flew in to Pearson International Airport from Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates.

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The Independent & Free Press

St. Elias reduced to ashes, congregation vows to rebuild

Little over 24 hours after their iconic church was burned to the ground, the congregation of St. Elias held a make-shift mass in a nearby Catholic school.

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Related Topix: Canada, Fire

Sat Apr 05, 2014

The St Paul Journal

Ontario couple convicted of murder in child abuse death

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The Globe and Mail

Toronto couple found guilty in death of 10-year-old boy

Jurors have found a Toronto-area couple guilty of second-degree murder in the death of the man's 10-year-old.

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