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19 min ago | CBC News

Sexual assault suspect sought by police

Police are searching for a man wanted in connection to a sexual assault that happened Friday afternoon.

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3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Patient in isolation in Gatineau, Que., hospital tests negative for Ebola

A girl who was put in isolation at a hospital in Gatineau, Que., as a precautionary measure has tested negative for Ebola.

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7 hrs ago | CTV

Petawawa standoff: Lockdown as police surround suspected gunman

It's been over 36 hours since a tense standoff began between Ontario Provincial Police and what is believed to be an armed man inside a Petawawa, Ont., home.

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11 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Going from reserve to recruit a culture shock for some aboriginals: report

The move from small and isolated communities to larger urban centres can be quite jarring for aboriginals who join the Canadian Armed Forces, says a newly released document.

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11 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

Aboriginal recruits face culture shock: study

The move from small and isolated communities to larger urban centres can be quite jarring for aboriginals who join the Canadian Armed Forces, says a newly released document.

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14 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Calgary imam urges feds to do more to fight terrorist recruiters in Canada

Prof. Syed Badiuddin Soharwardy speaks at an event marking the beginning of a new program at the Sufi Muslim mosque, Jamia Riyadhul Jannah, in Mississauga, Ontario on Sept.

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18 hrs ago | The London Free Press

Doors open in Ontario's Waterloo region

The heritage structure Ontario's only remaining covered bridge is part of a heritage walking tour during Doors Open Waterloo Region on Sept 20. Built in 1881, it was "appropriately nicknamed due to the intimacy and privacy that the covered bridge offered its travellers," Canada's Historic Places says.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Brandon Sun

Fairfax shelling out $100M to buy dog and cat medical health insurer Pethealth

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. plans to pay about $100 million to acquire Pethealth Inc. , an Oakville, Ont.,-based company that provides medical insurance for dogs and cats to pet owners.

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DurhamRegion.com

Teen faces charges in fatal collision

A 22-year-old man and 16-year-old boy are facing street racing charges in connection with a crash in Toronto that killed a teenage cyclist.

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Seaway News

$4M drug bust in South Glengarry leads to six arrests

By Adam Brazeau CORNWALL, Ontario - Police have nabbed six people and a large supply of marijuana in a major drug bust believed to be linked to Mexico.

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DurhamRegion.com

Video released in Ontario woman's murder case

Ontario Provincial Police have released a video to try to identify two people they say could be witnesses in the unsolved murder of a central Ontario woman.

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Examiner.com

16 meteor sightings occur in Ontario on Aug. 25

Due to an asteroids close approach near earth in August 2014, meteors, fireballs and bolides were expected to be seen.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

CBC News

Derek Stoffel: As Gaza ceasefire holds, both sides debate who won

Derek Stoffel is a Middle East correspondent for CBC News. He has covered the Arab Spring uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, reported from Syria during the ongoing civil war and covered the Israeli and Palestinian conflict.

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Canada.com

Air Canada CEO warns Ontario fuel tax hike will undo plan to turn Toronto into global aviation hub

"We're trying to build a world-class business and we cannot do it competitively with these regressive forms of taxation," Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinescu said in an interview Thursday.

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Brandon Sun

Creme brulee doughnut topped with peanut butter cups wins Tims contest

Out of over 76,000 entries, Jennifer Brown's cri 1 2me bri 1 2li 1 2e-filled doughnut topped with peanut butter cups has taken home top prize in Tim Hortons Duelling Doughnuts contest.

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Canada.com

'Unruly' passengers charged after Sunwing flight returns to Toronto with CF-18 escort

A Sunwing plane was escorted by two military planes back to Pearson on Thursday after two passengers were reported to be acting disruptive.

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The Globe and Mail

Luxury retailer Holt Renfrew to close Ottawa and Quebec City stores

A Holt Renfrew store is shown at Yorkdale Mall in Toronto on Oct. 24, 2013. A Holt Renfrew store is shown at Yorkdale Mall in Toronto on Oct. 24, 2013.

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Northern Ontario Business

Province unveils corporate body to plot Ring of Fire

The province has met its July 3 commitment to establish a development corporation within 60 days.

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Globe and Mail

Glenn Gould retains his power to inspire

David Young says Glenn Gould was as much a philosopher as a world-renowned pianist.

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Torontoist

Urban Planner: August 27, 2014

Art: If The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China's Emperors has a mascot, it's Emperor Yongzheng .

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