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Tim Warmels had never seen an episode of "The Bachelor Canada" before he signed on to be its resident romance-seeker. But the tech entrepreneur - who admitted he "doesn't watch a lot of TV" - was willing to try anything to find love.
2 hrs ago | Canada.com
York Regional Police foudn this woman "confused" nine days ago. She can't identify herself and the force is now appealing to the public for help after exhausting all leads.
7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
The Toronto stock market looked set to open flat on Wednesday, as traders wait for news from the U.S. Federal Reserve to see if there are any plans to raise interest rates before the middle of next year. U.S. futures were tepid with the Dow Jones industrial futures losing two points to 17,052, the Nasdaq futures dropping 5.5 points to 4,067.27, with the S&P 500 futures slipping 0.75 of a point to 1,998.98.
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A 20-year-old Ottawa man is facing several charges in connection with a robbery and stabbing in Barrhaven last spring. Around 10:15 p.m. on May 25, police say a 19-year-old man thought he was going to meet someone at the McDonald's on Fallowfield Road near Woodroffe Avenue to conduct a transaction.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 01:30 pm
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