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11 min ago | CBC News

Rainfall warnings issued for many parts of eastern Ontario

Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for many eastern Ontario communities, with a severe thunderstorm warning in place for Lanark County.

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4 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Julie Taymor's a Midsummer Night's Dream Set to Premiere at Tiff 9/8

After enrapturing theatre goers during it's 2013 New York stage run, legendary theatre and film director Julie Taymor brings her sumptuous production of William Shakespeare 's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to the screen in a unique cinematic theatrical experience.

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Related Topix: The Tempest, Drama Movies, Canada, Horror Movies, War Movies, Titus, New York, Theater, The Lion King

8 hrs ago | New Tecumseth Free Press

Ontario Works office lease extended

Simcoe County and Irvin Newman's Jack Frost Sparkling Springs Company which owns the Town Square plaza downtown, have agreed to a three year extension that keeps the Ontario Works office in Alliston at 39 Victoria St. E. The new lease is effective October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2017, at a base rate of $19 per square foot or $57,000 per year, .

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12 hrs ago | CNews

Ontario students conduct mock Mars mission

The Canadian Space Agency's Mars Exploration and Science Rover is seen operating in the CSA's Mars yard in Saint-Hubert, Que.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Canada, Astronomy, Science

13 hrs ago | Canada.com

Man pleads guilty to peeing on PM's office building

OTTAWA, ON: MAY 08, 2013 - Ontario Provincial Court House in Ottawa, May 08, 2013.

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Related Topix: Canada, Stephen Harper, North America, World News

14 hrs ago | CBC News

Rabbit colony munches its way through northern Ontario neighbourhood

A Sudbury area man bought a wild male rabbit for his female last year - and the result was more than he bargained for.

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16 hrs ago | 900 CHML AM

Man arrested after exposing himself in Burlington park

Police report two girls, aged 11 and 12, were walking a dog in Ireland Park on Headon Forest Drive when they noticed a man sitting on a park bench watching them on Tuesday afternoon.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Tunnel could spare Calgary $882 million in flood damage, engineers' report claims

A tunnel boring machine similar to "Big Becky", which was used near Niagara Falls, Ont., is being recommended to be used to built a tunnel to divert water from the Glenmore Reservoir to the Bow River.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Canada

Brandon Sun

Training flares tomorrow night at Shilo

Strange lights in the sky over Shilo? Don't call the UFO theorists - it's just search-and-rescue training.

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National Post

Young Ontario woman accused of plotting parents' murder says she was planning her own death

A woman accused of plotting to have her parents killed in a staged home invasion says she orchestrated her own murder after several failed suicide attempts.

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Edmonton Journal

Probe into alleged Syrian combatants brings RCMP investigators to Calgary

The RCMP are investigating two more men with suspected ties to Calgary who allegedly left Canada to participate in the Syrian civil war, according to community members.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Terrorism, Prison

Where Toronto

Ontario Winery Profile: Viewpointe Estate Winery

From Pelee Island to Niagara to Prince Edward County, Southern Ontario's wine-producing pockets are home to a bounty of vintners that craft high-quality Pinot Noirs, Rieslings, Icewines and much, much more.

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Related Topix: Canada, Prince Edward County, VA

Vancouver Sun

Taking the pain out of labour

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.

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CNews

Beloved Sun Media sports editor goes missing near Belleville

Police are asking for the public's help after a QMI Agency sports editor on his way to work in eastern Ontario vanished without a trace.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Brandon Sun

Ontario could make more money, see lower prices by ending booze monopoly: study

Ontario could reap more money from booze sales and consumers could pay less for alcohol if the provincial government opened up the business to more retailers, a new report found.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Canada

CNews

Toonto teens charged in armed carjacking, pistol-whipping in victim's driveway

Toronto Police say two males approached a man in his driveway in the Islington Ave. and Finch Ave. W. area Monday at 7:25 p.m. and threatened him with a gun.

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680News

Woman accused of killing mom takes stand at murder trial

A woman accused of killing her mother and trying to kill her father during an apparent home invasion in Markham in November 2010 took the stand on Tuesday and told a Newmarket court she was trying to have herself killed.

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DurhamRegion.com

Oakville man arrested following low-speed E-bike chase

A 46-year-old Oakville man is facing charges following a police chase involving a modified E-bike, which occurred on Kerr Street Monday night.

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CBC News

Olatoyebi Waheed identified as man shot dead on Jane Street

Toronto police are investigating after one male was shot dead and another was left with life-threatening injuries in an incident that unfolded near Jane Street and Eglinton Avenue West on Monday evening.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Coheed and Cambria Announces "In Keeping Secrets o...

Coheed and Cambria frontman Claudio Sanchez may be a new father -- he and his wife welcomed their first child earlier this summer -- but he's now slowing down.

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Related Topix: Coheed and Cambria, Pop/Rock, Brooklyn (Portland, OR), Brooklyn (Atlanta, GA), Canada, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

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