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1 min ago | Reuters

Bieber busted in Canada, Brown pleads guilty in D.C.

Sept. 02 - The latest celebrity news including Justin Bieber arrested in Canada and singer Chris Brown pleads guilty in court.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Justin Bieber, Pop/Rock, Acoustic, Chris Brown, Hip-Hop, Canada, New York

4 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Retirement looming for vintage Lee-Enfield rifles used by Canadian Rangers

Colt Canada of Kitchener, Ont., has been picked to design modern rifles to replace the vintage firearms used by the Canadian Rangers.

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6 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

Man celebrating birthday killed by van in Toronto

A University of Waterloo graduate was struck and killed by a van while celebrating his 31st birthday in Toronto Saturday morning.

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10 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

Justin Bieber arrested after ATV collision near Stratford, Ontario

Justin Bieber has been charged with assault and dangerous driving after he was arrested Friday near his hometown of Stratford, Ont.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Justin Bieber, Canada

10 hrs ago | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

Justin Bieber Arrested Friday in Canada; Charged with Dangerous Driving, Assault

Justin Bieber 's Crime Spree 2014 continues. On Friday, the singer was arrested after being involved in a vehicular accident in Ontario, Canada.

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10 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Bieber in trouble again: Ontario police charge him with assault

The teen pop star was arrested in Canada after a crash between an ATV and a minivan and is now facing charges of dangerous driving and assault.

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13 hrs ago | CBC News

The lost science of mercury poisoning at Grassy Narrows

Dr. Akitomo Shimoji, a Japanese doctor who specializes in neurology and psychiatry among victims of mercury poisoning, performs a skin sensitivity test on Grassy Narrows resident Bill Fobister.

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

17 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

Mitzie Hunter has no pension but will try to get one for all Ontario workers

It's a bold government that introduces a go-it-alone program that is expensive, apt to be deeply unpopular in some quarters and a tough sell in others, where the upside won't be obvious for another 30 years.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Ontario (Ontario, CA), Canada,

20 hrs ago | CBC News

Man dies trying to rescue drowing son from Ontario lake

The body of a Mississauga man who tried to rescue his drowning son in Lake Huron has been found, according to the Huron County Ontario Provincial Police.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Brandon Sun

Jeffrey St. Jules's surreal sci-fi musical 'Bang Bang Baby' to premiere at TIFF

The original inspiration for "Bang Bang Baby," a surreal sci-fi musical about a 1960s small town that suffers mass mutations, came from "Viva Las Vegas."

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Related Topix: Canada, Viva Las Vegas, Musical Movies, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Vocal, Ann-Margret, Celebrities,

Squamish Chief

Less work, more play: Quebec elementary school bans homework for the year

Students work on homework during class at Milesville School on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, in Haakon County, S.D. An elementary school in Quebec's Saguenay region has decided to ban homework in all classes from Grade 1 to Grade 6. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Kristina Barker/Journal staff) Students work on homework during class at Milesville School on ... (more)

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Brandon Sun

Quebec elementary school bans homework for the year

An elementary school in the province's Saguenay region has decided to ban homework in all classes from Grade 1 to Grade 6. Spokeswoman Marie-Eve Desrosiers says the Jonquiere School Board wants to see whether the ban will help improve scholastic outcomes.

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Brandon Sun

Transgender woman says community faces discrimination in job search

Melissa Hudson says 30 years of experience in the Toronto business world hasn't been enough to land her a job, despite numerous call-backs on her resume for first-round interviews.

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SooToday

Police check Samantha. Arrest ensues

On August 31, 2014 at approximately 5:25 p.m. the accused Samantha Rose Dunlop age 25, of Frame Crescent, Elliot Lake, Ontario, was checked during a traffic stop and it was found that there was an outstanding warrant for her arrest for transportation fraud X 2, theft under $5000 and fail to attend court X 2. If you have any information regarding ... (more)

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Muskoka Today

Kidnapping, assault, robbery, forcible confinement charges against Huntsville man

Police say that on August 30, 2014 Huntsville Ontario Provincial Police officers were made aware of an assault that had taken place at a residence in the town of Huntsville.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

CBC News

Homicide detectives probe deadly beating

Homicide detectives are leading the investigation into the beating that has claimed a man's life in the Bloor Street West and Ossington Avenue area over the weekend.

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CFRA

VIA Rail service resumes following fatal collision on tracks east of Ottawa

VIA Rail service has resumed along the Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto corridor, after delays Sunday evening due to a fatal collision.

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The Windsor Star

Windsor Police in standoff with armed man on Ouellette Aveune

Windsor Police officers speak with a barricaded man from the roof of an adjacent building in the 1600 block of Ouellette Avenue on Sunday, August 31, 2014.

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DurhamRegion.com

Canadian author tackles becoming Jewish again

"I remember having this instinctive fear and saying, 'No, I'm not,' while at the same time having an inkling that what he was saying was true," said Pick.

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Related Topix: Canada, Religion, Judaism

Brandon Sun

Canada's refugee policy risks tearing parents from their children, activists say

For the past month, Sheila Sedinger woke up every morning fraught with worry over the prospect of being deported to Mexico without her two young children.

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