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14 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

Oakville residents frustrated as rats plague backyards

A few neighbouring properties on a north Oakville cul-de-sac are being overrun by rats, leaving residents no other choice than to pick up the costly task of trying to evict the unwelcome furry guests.

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22 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Genworth MI, Home Capital Gain on Canada Housing Rally

Genworth, the country's largest private mortgage insurer, reported July 29 that loan losses slid to the lowest level since its initial public offering in 2009 and premiums jumped 17 percent.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

MRO-Esource.com

Co-op diploma apprenticeship program to provide new technicians for industry

Oakville, ON Sheridan College is offering a three-year Co-op Diploma Apprenticeship program in Mechanical Technician-Tool Making to make it easier, cheaper and faster for individuals to pursue in-school and on-the-job training in a sector that is poised to grow, according to a 2014 Outlook Report by KPMG.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Toronto Star

The Weather Network banks on the rain in Spain

The outlook remains sunny for Pelmorex Media Inc. as the company celebrates its 25th anniversary by continuing to spread its weather- and traveler-related expertise abroad.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Weather

CE News

Hatch Mott MacDonald to provide technical consultant services for Metrolinx

Iselin, N.J. - Metrolinx selected Hatch Mott MacDonald to provide technical consultant services for the resignaling of the Union Station Rail Corridor and the provision of a new control system for the entire GO Transit rail network.

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Related Topix: Iselin, NJ, Canada,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

CBC News

Old Yarmouth jail to rock again

The old Yarmouth jail building was built in 1865 and it was used until 2004 when the Southwest Nova Scotia Correctional Centre opened.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

TSN.ca

Canadian Hinchcliffe leaves Honda Indy disappointed yet again

James Hinchcliffe awoke from a 20-minute nap between Sunday's two races at Toronto's Honda Indy and thought for a moment he'd slept through his alarm.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Hinchcliffe hopes for success at home in Toronto

He knew the results weren't great - last year in particular - but had no clue his eighth-place finish in the first of two races in 2013 was his career-best finish.

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InsideHalton.com

Reptile rescue heating up at Oakville & Milton Humane Society

The Oakville & Milton Humane Society is hoping the community can supply half a dozen UV basking lamps to help it keep some rescued reptiles warm this summer.

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Related Topix: Canada, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, Pets

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Truro Daily News

Toronto teen plans to wear straitjacket for 14 days for Parkinson's charity

Since strapping on a straitjacket for charity just over a week ago, Toronto-based magician/actor Mark Correia has figured out how to play video games, cook omelettes and pancakes, and do many other everyday tasks using his feet, mouth, teeth and arms.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Riders test endurance limits

Bob Koen of Coquitlam, B.C., left, and Kathy Brouse from Oakville, Ont., make last-minute adjustments to gear before heading out from the second check point, at Doole Road in Yellow Point, of the 2014 Van Isle 1200, which started at 3 a.m. Monday in Victoria.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

InsideHalton.com

Gabrielle's Ride gets support from Ford of Canada

Gabrielle's Ride is getting a boost from Ford of Canada in its mission to change the lives of children affected by congenital heart disease and stroke.

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ProSoundWeb

New RH Series Loudspeakers From Renkus-Heinz Open At Merriam School Of Music

The recently completed integrated live performance hall at Merriam School of Music in Oakville, Ontario, a 100-seat, 1400 SF auditorium coupled with a professional-level recording studio, is outfitted with new RH Series loudspeakers from Renkus-Heinz .

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The London Free Press

Protect your beer from UV-rays with this glass

Summer is prime beer drinking season: The patios are chock-a -block with happy Canadians pleased that they have been able to put away their down jackets and space heaters.

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Related Topix: Drink, Beer, Canada,

Fri Jul 11, 2014

InsideHalton.com

Halton police do not suspect foul play after body found in Oakville

Halton police are investigating after a body was found in the area of the Smith-Triller viaduct this afternoon.

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GlobeNewswire

FCT offers expert advisor on First Nation Commercial Development

OAKVILLE, Ontario, July 11, 2014 -- Paul Miron, Senior Title Counsel at FCT the largest provider of title insurance in Canada is available to answer media questions regarding aboriginal title and commercial developments on First Nation Lands.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Suburban Weekly

Photo: Greg Vote/ Greg Vote, License: N/A, Created: 2008:06:21 15:01:10

Drive down any street in Oakville, Ontario, at any time of the year and you will likely see the following scenario.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

CBC News

Steel block allegedly thrown at family in 'atrocious' road rage case

Highway 7 near Trafalgar Road in Oakville, Ont., was the location of what police are calling an "atrocious" road rage incident that left two children in a family car injured.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

InsideHalton.com

SIU not laying charges in Oakville police shooting

The Ontario Special Investigations Unit was called to investigate after a fatal shooting involving Halton police Nov. 17, 2013 at Oak Springs and Upper Middle roads in Oakville.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

InsideHalton.com

Firefighters battle a fully involved landscaping truck fire on Bronte Road

Oakville fire responded to a fully involved landscaping truck on fire in the northbound lanes Bronte Road south of Dundas Street West.

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Related Topix: Fire, Canada,

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