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2 hrs ago | Weyburn This Week

New police chief in Estevan, Sask., knows father of murder victim

The new police chief in Estevan, Sask., says he used to work alongside the father of a young woman whose slaying his department is now investigating.

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2 hrs ago | SooToday

Ottawa proposes shared-risk pension plans

The best way to secure retirement for more Canadians is with a third option for pension plans, and not the way Ontario is approaching the problem by expanding the Canada Pension Plan, says Kevin Sorenson, minister of state for finance, on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, North America, Canada, World News,

2 hrs ago | CBC News

Investigators search for clues in Mississauga warehouse blaze

Investigators are searching for answers as to what started a fire that led to a massive explosion at an industrial warehouse in Mississauga.

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Related Topix: Fire, Canada, Explosion,

3 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

World's most expensive plumbing job? Military divers become plumbers in Arctic

Expensive house calls by plumbers can be nerve-racking for homeowners, but this plumbing job in Canada's high Arctic is one for the record books.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

7 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Does it make sense to move cross-country for a job? Advisors say be careful

When the seemingly perfect job opportunity became available in Calgary, Daniel Hoang had to decide if uprooting his life for a new career across the country would drain his savings.

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11 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Ontario residents have right to sex-offender data, Supreme Court rules

The wrecking ball has destroyed many of the city's older homes in recent years, victims of the overheated development and real estate markets.

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Related Topix: Canada,

13 hrs ago | Canada.com

Elections commissioner halts robocalls probe, says evidence lacking for charges

Canada's elections investigator says there is not enough evidence concerning fraudulent robocalls during the 2011 election to warrant charges by the federal public prosecutor.

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13 hrs ago | CTV

Ontario-born woman accused of defrauding 92-year-old out of millions

An Ontario-born woman is alleged to have defrauded a 92-year-old Florida woman out of millions of dollars and used the money to purchase a beachfront home, a luxury car and meals at the city's finest restaurants.

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Related Topix: UBS Financial Services, Financial Services, Investment Services, Canada, NetWolves, Computers

15 hrs ago | Canada.com

Gas price spike a spring rite - but this year is worse than normal

A gasoline price spike is to be expected around this time of year as refineries prepare for the summer driving season, but there are some factors making this year's pre-Victoria Day bump more painful than usual.

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Related Topix: Canada

18 hrs ago | The Independent & Free Press

Fire causes $80,000 damage

A detached garage and its contents were destroyed in a fire at a 22 Sideroad Acton residence Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Fire, Canada,

22 hrs ago | Surrey Leader

Students showcase science smarts

Bottom row, from left: Minister of Education Peter Fassbender, Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux, and Patti Leigh, executive director of Science Fair Foundation BC, with the winners of the South Fraser Regional Science Fair, hosted at KPU Surrey.

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Related Topix: Rue McClanahan, Canada

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Northern Life

OPP releases names of Blind River drowning victims

The Ontario Provincial Police has released the names of two men who drowned on April 20 in Blind River.

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Sunday Herald

Royal Navy warship rescues sailors from capsized dinghy

A Royal Navy warship on its way to the Mediterranean has rescued two sailors after their dinghy capsized a mile-and-a-half from land.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Canada,

CIO

Heartbleed Bled Out and Now, an Arrest

CSO - The RCMP have managed to track down and arrest the first ne'er do well in London, Ontario.

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CNews

Son, 18, arrested in killing of Ottawa mom

Luce Lavertu had 'turned herself inside out' trying to get help for her teenage son - who is now in police custody after Lavertu was killed in her Ottawa home.

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Squamish Chief

One firefighter in critical condition after blaze at Mississauga, Ont., warehouse

A firefighter watches an industrial fire in Mississauga, Ont. on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, Fire

CBC News

Firefighters injured battling Ontario pesticide warehouse blaze

Firefighters are battling a three-alarm fire at a pesticide storage warehouse in Mississauga, Ont., Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Fire, Canada, Explosion

The Globe and Mail

Ontario to trim residential hydro bills

Hydro power lines and towers near Hwy 407 and Mississauga Rd. are photographed Nov 5 2013.

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Related Topix: Canada, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Canada.com

Egan: Rural infrastructure a looming crisis in Ontario

This is all wonderful, except if you don't live in one, like the 700,000 people in a big swath of country around the capital.

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WISN-TV

Search continues for Grafton teen accused of firing shots

HOW THE SEARCH FOR THIS ARMED AND DANGEROUS TEEN IN OZAUKEE COUNTY MAY BE TIED TO ONE OF THE AREA'S MOST WELL-KNOWN PHILANTHROPISTS.

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Related Topix: Ozaukee County, WI, Canada, Grafton, WI, Violent Crime

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