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39 min ago | Brandon Sun

Fairfax shelling out $100M to buy dog and cat medical health insurer Pethealth

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. plans to pay about $100 million to acquire Pethealth Inc. , an Oakville, Ont.,-based company that provides medical insurance for dogs and cats to pet owners.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Pulitzer, Insurance, Fairfax Financial Holdings, Canada,

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Bloomberg

Genworth Canada CEO to Step Down, Be Replaced by Levings

Genworth MI Canada Inc. , the country's largest private mortgage insurer, announced that Chief Executive Officer Brian Hurley is stepping down.

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PortStanleyNews.com

Elgin County Shoreline Management Plan

There was a pretty good turnout of interested and concerned people at both the afternoon and evening sessions of Elgin County's Shoreline Management Plan Open House in Port Stanley on August 27, 2014.

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InsideHalton.com

Oakville Seniors' Centres open houses Sept. 3 and 4

Oakville residents are invited to attend the town's Seniors' Centres Open Houses in early September to learn more about programs and services available to those age 50 and over.

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CBC News

Police to provide details on Project Yellowbird raids

Toronto police say that officers executed a series of warrants across the Greater Toronto Area and elsewhere in the early hours of Aug. 28, 2014, as part of Project Yellowbird.

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Telegram

A humble protein'

When he first proposed the idea of a cookbook filled with bologna recipes, Kevin Phillips said, some believed his concept to be inconceivable.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Canada,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Bloomberg

Tim Hortons Poison Put Leaves Creditors With Indigestion

Tim Hortons Inc. bondholders will pay a price if they relinquish their debt under threat of a downgrade to junk because of the doughnut chain's purchase by Burger King Worldwide Inc. Under what's known as a change-of-control provision, investors have the option to hand the debt back at a price of 101 percent of face value, or five cents less than ... (more)

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Canada,

Korea Herald

[Newsmaker] Burger King merger fans tax dispute

Burger King is buying Canada's Tim Hortons coffee-and-donuts chain in an $11 billion deal that raised concerns about another U.S. company moving abroad for tax advantages.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, Warren Buffett, Canada,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Detroit News

Tim Hortons' Canadian fans leery in face of American hookup

Burger King, the second-largest U.S. burger chain, agreed to acquire Oakville, Ontario-based Tim Hortons Tuesday for about $11.4 billion in a deal that creates the world's third-largest fast-food chain and moves its headquarters in Canada.

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Related Topix: Canada, Life, Food, Fast Food, Drink, Coffee,

Customer Interaction Solutions

Phybridge and ALSO Team up to Eliminate Network Barriers for...

Oakville, Ontario August 26, 2014 Phybridge Inc., a provider of innovative voice over IP solutions infrastructure, announced today its distribution partnership with ALSO Deutschland GmbH, one of Europe's leading telecommunications and data distribution specialist for telephones, telephone systems, headsets, conferencing units, integrated systems, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada, Headphones, Science / Technology, VoIP

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Bloomberg

Burger King in Talks to Buy Tim Hortons in Tax Deal, WSJ Reports

Burger King Worldwide Inc. is negotiating to buy Tim Hortons Inc. to reduce tax liabilities by moving the fast-food chain's base to that of the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain, the Wall Street Journal reported , citing people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Life, Fast Food, Food, Canada,

Sat Aug 23, 2014

InsideHalton.com

Kidnapping survivor, journalist Melissa Fung - breaks bread' in Oakville for the cause

Canadian journalist and kidnapping survivor Melissa Fung will return to Oakville's St. John's United Church on Sept.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

InsideHalton.com

Halton police looking for suspect after woman flashed in Oakville

Halton police are investigating after a young woman was flashed in the River Glen and Neyagawa Boulevards area late last month.

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Canada.com

Respected medical journal goes to the dark side

A respected Canadian medical journal that was sold to offshore owners last year is now printing scientific junk for hire, but still trading on its original good name.

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InsideHalton.com

Oakville MPP up for the Ice Bucket Challenge

Tomorrow , the MPP for Oakville will participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge in support of ALS.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

InsideHalton.com

Arrest made in Oakville movie theatre sexual assaults

A 41-year-old Mississauga man has been charged in connection with a series of alleged sexual assaults, which have taken place at a local movie theatre in recent months.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

InsideHalton.com

Oakville man arrested following low-speed E-bike chase

A 46-year-old Oakville man is facing charges following a police chase involving a modified E-bike, which occurred on Kerr Street Monday night.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Independent & Free Press

Karadza Publishing - Be a real estate rock star with locally published blog and books

Karadza Publishing is located in Oakville, Ont. and is home to Canada's foremost real estate investment "rock stars" - the Karadza brothers.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Bloomberg

Tim Hortons Introduces First New Coffee Line in 50 Years

Tim Hortons Inc. , Canada's largest coffee merchant, is adding a dark roast coffee to its menu, giving an alternative to its java blend for the first time in its 50-year history.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Life, Dining,

InsideHalton.com

Halton police hunt suspect after woman sexually assaulted in Oakville movie theatre

Halton police are asking for help from the public to identify a man after a woman was sexually assaulted in a Winston Churchill Boulevard movie theatre early Wednesday.

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