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1 hr ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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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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Vancouver Sun

Three-way race in Toronto between Ford, Chow and Tory: poll

The Toronto mayoral race is a dead heat between the three top contenders as Mayor Rob Ford's support of one-in-four voters remains set in concrete and Olivia Chow has dropped off sharply, a new poll suggests.

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Canada.com

Air Canada cancels Wednesday flight to Tel Aviv

TORONTO, ONTARIO: NOVEMBER 06, 2012 - An Air Canada plane taxi's across the runway at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Tuesday, November 06, 2012.

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DurhamRegion.com

Oshawa man facing child porn charges arrested at Peterborough park

Peterborough-Lakefield police report that the 21-year man was released from custody on the condition to not be out of his home without his surety, to not be in parks and to notify police of a change in address.

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CBC News

Double stabbing injures man, woman on Montreal Road

A man and a woman were injured in a double stabbing on Montreal Road Tuesday night, Ottawa police say.

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People's Daily Online

"Colorful Guizhou Exhibition" opens in Canada's Ontario

A woman tries to wear a silver head ornament during the "Colorful Guizhou Exhibition" in the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada, July 22, 2014.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Brandon Sun

Ottawa urged to run tiny deficit to create 75,000 new jobs: C.D. Howe report

A new report issued by the C.D. Howe Institute says the federal government could create tens of thousands more jobs in the next three years if it stopped worrying so much about a tiny deficit and decided in favour of some stimulus spending.

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Ottawa Citizen

Mike Duffy should answer claim of alleged love-child, lawyer says

The lawyer for a woman who claims to be the daughter of Sen. Mike Duffy has urged the suspended senator to show a "clear example of morals and ethics" by either saying that Karen Duffy is his daughter, or providing a DNA sample to prove otherwise.

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CNews

Ontario city looks to rein in 'Noah's Ark'

Confederation Line resident Jim Green has been taping his neighbour's crowing roosters at night.

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The Toronto Star

Teen killed by GO Train was victim of tragic accident, police say

A 17-year-old boy who was fatally struck by a GO Train Monday evening was the victim of a tragic accident, police say.

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Brandon Sun

Protesters denounce Israeli offensive in Gaza, call on Harper to support peace

Tempers flared briefly as protesters marched through downtown Ottawa today, calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to denounce Israel's military actions in Gaza.

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