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18 min ago | The Windsor Star

Kingsville greenhouse charged for fraudulent Canadian labels on vegetables

The head office for Mucci Farms is pictured on Seacliff Drive in Kingsville, Ont.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, North America, Canada, World News, Agriculture, Science

4 hrs ago | CBC News

TransForce secures trucking might with Contrans takeover

Canada's largest trucking company, TransForce Inc., is set to become a national powerhouse in the specialized trucking business with a proposed friendly takeover of Ontario-based Contrans Group.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Barriere Star Journal

Goal! Stolen jersey signed by Pele returned

A soccer fan in London, Ont., has been reunited with a jersey autographed by legendary Brazilian footballer Pele nearly 20 years after it was stolen.

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Brandon Sun

2 from Ontario on board private plane that crashed in northern Saskatchewan

Mounties say a 53-year-old male pilot and a 29-year-old male co-pilot, both from Thorndale, Ont., were on a private Seabee plane en route to Yellowknife when it crashed Friday into water near Points North Landing, a permanent camp near Wollaston Lake.

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ESPN

James claims Canadian Women's Amateur

North Carolina State senior Augusta James won the Canadian Women's Amateur on Friday, shooting a 2-under 69 for a six-stroke victory.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Six hurt after car rams into Costco in London, Ont.;child in critical condition

Six people were injured - including a child who was in critical condition -after a car crashed through the front doors of a busy Costco store in London, Ont., on Friday.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Today in History for July 25, 2014

Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Canada, Greensboro, NC

CBC News

E-cigarette market on fire while scientists wage heated debate

The electronic cigarette. Safer than the real thing? A way to quit smoking or a gateway to tobacco use? Electronic cigarette use is skyrocketing, revenue has reached the billions of dollars, legislators are talking about - and enacting - regulations, and more and more research is published every month.

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Related Topix: Associated Press, Canada, Publishing, Media, New Times, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine

Brandon Sun

Teen girl who swam across Lake Ontario for charity takes on Lake Erie

A teen girl believed to be the youngest to swim across Lake Ontario two years ago is now taking on an even bigger challenge: a marathon swim across Lake Erie.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Canada

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Brandon Sun

Court declares self-abusing female prisoner is not a dangerous offender

A self-abusing woman who racked up 17 assault charges for attacks on guards and medical staff at Saskatoon's Regional Psychiatric Centre won't be declared a dangerous offender.

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Star-Telegram.com

Eau Canada: Caravan totes water to Detroit

A caravan of Canadians bringing jugs with 1,000 liters of water arrived in Detroit on Thursday afternoon in a symbolic protest against the bankrupt city shutting off water to residents who haven't paid their bills.

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Business Journal

Direct Energy to sell Ontario business for more than $500M

Direct Energy , which moved its headquarters to Houston in 2013, will sell some of its Canadian business to EnerCare Inc. for about $511.65 million in U.S. dollars.

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CBC News

Palestinian and Jewish Israeli youth become friends at Ontario camp

Twenty teenagers spent three weeks at an Ontario camp as part of a peace initiative that brings together youth from both sides of the Israeli and Palestinian conflict to talk about their experiences.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Family, Teenagers, Canada,

Bellingham Herald

Council considering land deal for US-Canada bridge

Gov. Rick Snyder and Canada have agreed to build the New International Trade Crossing over the Detroit River between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario.

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Vancouver Sun

Ontario boy, 13, charged in three sex assault cases

Police have closed part of an Ottawa street as a tactical team executes a search warrant in the city's south end.

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Parks Blog

August 2014 at Ontario Parks

This is the year to visit! Many extra-special activities have been planned for this 200th Anniversary of the Sinking of the HMS Nancy.

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Canada.com

Burnaby man faces terror charge, accused of joining Islamist fighters in Syria

A Burnaby man accused of taking up arms in Syria has become the first person to be charged under a new Canadian law targeting people who travel for terrorist purposes.

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Brandon Sun

Cdn activists to lug jugs of water to Detroit in H2O march to help residents

Activists in Windsor, Ont., plan to lug 1,000 litres of water across the river to Detroit today to help residents who have had their water cut off.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

CNews

Ontario man 'sorry' after 4th child sex charge gets him 18-month sentence

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - A St. Catharines, Ont., man apologized before being sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in jail on his fourth conviction for sexually abusing a child.

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KRAV-FM Tulsa

NYC official: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., center, and RCMP Sgt. Richard Rollings, left, of London, Ontario, listen as U.S. Secret Service Agent in Charge Robert Sica, addresses a New York news conference, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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