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1 hr ago | The Gazette

Canada, Michigan name authority for border bridge

Michigan and Canada have appointed members of an authority to oversee construction of a $2 billion public bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario.

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4 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Canadian Armed Forces member charged for drug offences in Trenton, Ont., area

Provincial police say a suspect was arrested on Tuesday after a brief investigation into the alleged sale of controlled substances.

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5 hrs ago | Telegram

Police hope social media campaign will help find girl who disappeared in 1985

It's been nearly three decades since eight-year-old Nicole Morin disappeared after leaving her apartment to go swimming with a friend - carrying a beach towel - but police say they haven't given up hope of finding her alive.

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8 hrs ago | Amherst Daily News

Stock markets to head higher as U.S. economy rebounds strongly in second quarter

The Toronto stock market was set to head higher amid data showing much stronger than expected U.S. economic growth.

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8 hrs ago | The Guardian

Diarists say writing private entries offers unique form of expression, comfort

After reading the famed diary of Englishman Samuel Pepys, Andrew Burke was inspired to put pen to paper to record his own private thoughts.

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12 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

Six years for killing neighbour in air conditioner dispute

A woman who stabbed and killed a neighbour after a fight over a loaned air conditioner has been sentenced to six years in the penitentiary.

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Related Topix: Canada, Criminal Defense Law, Law

16 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

Toronto man faces nine charges in child pornography investigation

A 57-year-old Toronto man faces nine charges in connection with a child pornography investigation and police fear there may be more victims they don't yet know about.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Brandon Sun

Union head says prison guards not trained to deal with severely mentally ill

The president of the union that represents Canadian prison guards says they are not being properly trained to deal with inmates who have mental health issues.

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CFRB

Police arrest two, searching for third in shooting investigation

Toronto Police have two people in custody, and are still searching for a third in an attempted murder investigation.

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The Island Packet

Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food

"I love the state fair, and I love the elephant ears," says the Queen of Soul, who is scheduled to perform Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Black Entertainment, Soul, Canada, Vladimir Horowitz, Classical, Horowitz

Brandon Sun

Canadian, U.S. governments to announce plans for Detroit-Windsor bridge

Lisa Raitt speaks as Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, left, listens during the announcement the United States State Department issued a key permit to build a second bridge linking the United States and Canada from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario during a news conference in Detroit.

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Brandon Sun

Ontario pledges to push for review of mercury poisoning compensation board

Ontario will push for a review of a board that oversees compensation for residents of two First Nations still suffering health issues from mercury poisoning that occurred five decades ago, Aboriginal Affairs Minister David Zimmer said Tuesday.

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DurhamRegion.com

Tornado confirmed in Ontario

Environment Canada confirms a tornado touched down in the community of Grand Bend on the southeastern shore of Lake Huron.

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The Montreal Gazette

No more mouth-to-mouth: CPR recommendations should be tweaked, expert suggests

Dr. Anthony Ho says that when CPR guidelines were updated in 2010 a step that is probably needed was taken out.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Anesthesiology, Canada, North America

Regina Leader Post

Political debate over marijuana legalization heats up

MANUFACTURING MARIJUANA STEPS. STEP 7: REMOVE BUDS. The buds are removed from the stem and rest of the plant is destroyed.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Canada, North America, World News, Prison

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Brandon Sun

Patti-Kay Hamilton of N.W.T. wins $6,000 CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize

Patti-Kay Hamilton of Fort Smith, N.W.T., has won this year's English-language CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize.

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Canada.com

Mall construction boom is fuelled by the tastes of Canada's wealthiest

While big box retailers like Target have struggled to get a foothold in Canadian markets, demand for luxury retailers is strong and fuelling massive expansion projects at shopping malls across the country.

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

Brandon Sun

Ex-engineer loses bid to keep parts of Elliot Lake mall collapse report secret

A discredited former engineer has lost his bid to keep parts of a report into the deadly collapse of a northern Ontario mall secret until after his criminal trial.

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Brandon Sun

Korean War monument unveiled in Burlington, Ont., to honour eight navy ships

A monument dedicated to eight Royal Canadian Navy ships that served in the Korean War was unveiled in Burlington, Ont., Monday, to mark the 61st anniversary of the armistice to end the war.

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Brandon Sun

First Nation says report shows government played down scope of mercury poisoning

A northern Ontario First Nation says it has obtained an unreleased report that shows the federal and provincial governments failed to properly address widespread mercury poisoning among its members.

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