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32 min ago | GlobalNews

Ontario police searching for over 1,300 stolen cases of beer

Police in Ontario are searching for whoever stole $25,000 worth of beer from a business east of London, Ont. Ontario Provincial Police say freight carrier Country Transport was broken into in Norwich Township overnight between Wednesday and Thursday last week.

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3 hrs ago | Ottawa Citizen

Air Force didn't exercise 'option' to remove parts from museum plane, minister says

The defence minister's office says the Royal Canadian Air Force failed to exercise its "option" of removing useful parts from a plane before it went to a museum - though technicians later had to go in and strip it of parts for other planes still in use. The Citizen reported Monday that RCAF members raided an old Hercules airplane on display at the National Air Force Museum of Canada in Trenton, Ont.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Canada,

6 hrs ago | 680News

Wynne wishes Rob Ford a speedy recovery; no comment on his brothera s candidacy

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is wishing Rob Ford a speedy recovery following his tumour diagnosis last week, but is not commenting on his brother joining the mayoral race. Speaking at an event near Barrie, Ont., Wynne said Tuesday that her thoughts are with the Toronto mayor and his family.

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8 hrs ago | KBCO.com

Damien Rice Announces North American Tour Dates

Damien Rice 's return this fall will also include a return to the road. The Irish folk singer has announced a handful of North American tour dates ahead of his first new album in eight years, My Favourite Faded Fantasy .

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11 hrs ago | Canada.com

Rare respiratory virus confirmed in Alberta

Canada's public health agency says cases of a severe respiratory illness that has hospitalized clusters of children in the United States have been confirmed in Alberta. In a statement sent to Postmedia News on Monday night, the federal health agency said the government is "aware of the confirmed EV-D68 cases in Alberta as well as multiple other clusters of mild and severe respiratory illnesses in children in several additional provinces."

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science, Canada, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Epidemic, Influenza, Natural Disasters, Health

15 hrs ago | CBC News

Highway 17 closed north of Renfrew after fatal crash

A woman is dead after a fatal two-vehicle crash last night on Highway 17 just north of Renfrew, Ont. Ontario Provincial Police said the collision happened at 11:10 p.m. Monday near the intersection of Bruce Street and the highway in Horton Township.

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20 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Care coordination strategies can decrease health care use by older...

Better coordination of patient care between health care providers, encouraging patients to self-manage their health and other strategies can reduce use of the health care system by seniors and people with chronic conditions, according to research published in CMAJ . People who frequently visit emergency departments and clinics and are admitted to hospital use a disproportionate amount of health care resources despite their relatively small numbers.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Mon Sep 15, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Transgender hockey teen nets rights goal

Minor hockey players in Ontario are now able to choose a dressing room based on whether they see themselves as male or female following settlement of a human rights complaint against Hockey Canada. Jesse Thompson, 17, of Oshawa, Ont., who filed the complaint in August last year, said he was pleased with the result.

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SooToday

Hitchcock movie affects vegetative patient

University of Western Ontario neuroscientists Adrian Owen and Lorina Naci are shown in a handout photo. The pair used a suspenseful Alfred Hitchock movie to record the conscious experiences of a patient who has been in a vegetative state for 16 years.

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The Globe and Mail

Woman's decision to eat fiance's ice-cream treat pays off - $50M, to be exact

Eating your fiance's last ice-cream bar may not be a smart thing to do, but the craving certainly paid off for an Orillia, Ont., woman. A trip to the local store to "replace" the treat - and a Lotto Max ticket purchased there - made the newly engaged couple Ontario's latest multimillionaires.

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DurhamRegion.com

Man killed struck and killed by car had just retired

After 34 years as a labourer at Dofasco, Antonio De Stefano retired in June with dreams of spending his golden years with his large family. But those sunny plans, and the morning walks the 60-year-old took every day since his retirement, ended abruptly and tragically on Tuesday when he was killed by a car.

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CBC News

Enterovirus D-68 could be cause of viral outbreak at Ontario hospital

Windsor Regional Hospital CEO David Musyj told CBC Windsor Morning host Tony Doucette that more than 10 children have been treated since Thursday, so Musyj said some children are being discharged, while others have been admitted. One child was sent to London, Ont., for further treatment.

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Watertown Daily Times

Ontario woman charged with DWI in Brasher

Massena-based state police charged June M. Sabourin, 60, of Cornwall, Ont., with driving while intoxicated at 10:39 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on County Route 53 in the town of Brasher. She was also ticketed for failure to keep right.

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CBC News

Abdul Monir, 31, shot dead just months after arriving in Canada

Police hold the scene of a fatal shooting in Scarborough on the morning of Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Ontario resident has lifetime of UFO and ET sightings - part 1

James Borg visited author Martha Jette to pick up a copy of Terror In The Night I - Alien Abduction Exposed! UFO sightings might have become common in Canada with about 1,200 sightings in 2013 alone, but few people realize that there are also many alien abductees. Some of those folks like James Borg of Clarkeson, Ontario, were brave enough to come forward and share their stories in a new book, Terror In The Night I - Alien Abduction Exposed! Borg had a vision when he was a boy in which he communicated with "three tall beings" who told him that he has a special mission in life.

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CFRB

Second man wanted for murder in west Toronto fight

Toronto Police have identified a second man wanted in the beating death of a man in the city's west end. Police said Sunday they are trying to track down 20-year-old Gonffa Krow.

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CNews

Ontario community in lockdown for second straight day after reports of shooting

Residents want information about a large-scale police operation following unconfirmed reports of a shooting that has left a community in lockdown for a second day Sunday. A massive police presence continued north Clinton, Ont., following unconfirmed reports of two people shot while riding horses in Central Huron, not far from the Hullett Conservation Area, about 200 km west of Toronto.

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Brandon Sun

Volatile time expected on markets: traders look to U.K. referendum, Fed meeting

Stock markets are in for a volatile time this week as traders look to the U.S. Federal Reserve for hints about whether the central bank will hike interest rates before the middle of next year and a referendum that will decide whether Scotland leaves the United Kingdom. "A lot of volatility, I think, this week," said Andrew Pyle, senior wealth adviser and portfolio manager at ScotiaMcLeod in Peterborough, Ont.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Canada

InsideHalton.com

B.C. residents arrested in northern Ontario

Police say officers found a vehicle - which had been reported stolen in Sudbury, Ont. - partially in the ditch along Highway 17 on Saturday afternoon.

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Post-gazette.com

Heard off the street: Dreams of steel minimill come to end

"Rust to revival" was the Aug. 12, 1994, headline on a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story about plans to build a steel minimill in Ambridge on the site of U.S. Steel's former American Bridge plant. World Class Steel, the region's most ambitious steel-making project since World War II, was toasted by the late Gov. Robert P. Casey and other dignitaries, who hailed the 450 jobs that the proposed mill would create.

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Related Topix: Ambridge, PA, Canada, Sewickley, PA

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