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UPDATED: Two people in hospital after ''very aggressive'' apartment fire

Two people have been rushed to hospital from a highrise fire in Toronto. Firefighters were called to an apartment building on Humber Blvd, near Weston Rd at about 11:40 am Friday.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

CNews

Ont. men charged with juvenile prank

Two Orangeville, Ont., men are both facing a serious criminal charge after one of them allegedly held a handwritten sign out from the passenger-side window of their car that said, 'Help me - he has a gun.'

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Canada.com

Canada to allow Sikh kirpans in its embassies and missions abroad

Eight years after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that kirpans - the ceremonial daggers worn by those of the Sikh faith - could be safely brought into schools under certain conditions, they will now be allowed into all Canadian embassies and missions abroad.

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KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Sammy Hagar Assembles Yet Another All-Star Band for 'History of Rock' Tour Dates

Sammy Hagar isn't finished inviting friends along for summer shows. In addition to shows with his normal backing band the Wabos, Hagar will be joined by a new lineup featuring Michael Anthony and Jason Bonham during select appearances in 2014.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

NY, Ontario events mark War of 1812 bicentennial

Battle re-enactments, tours, exhibits and other events are set for this year's commemoration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812.

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CBC News

Ontario wineries permitted to open Easter Weekend

At Cooper's Hawk Vineyards in Harrow, Ont., staff say even adding one extra day over Easter Weekend could help clients.

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Examiner.com

Witnesses testify, eyewitnesses confirm that Pope Francis raped, killed children

This article was based on today's exclusive interview with Kevin Annett of the International Tribunal into Crimes of Church and State on this week's litigation in the Brussels Common Law Court of Justice.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Canada.com

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford holds official launch of re-election campaign

Toronto's controversial Mayor Rob Ford threw a large party - complete with recorded music and a live band - for the official launch of his re-election campaign.

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Canada.com

Bachelor Canada season 2 star a hockey and horse-loving hunk from Ontario

Toronto entrepreneur Tim Warmels is the eligible singleton who will star on the second season of "The Bachelor Canada," due to air this fall on City.

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CBC News

Canadian flight instructor who covered Malaysia Airlines story for CNN fired

Flight simulator instructor Mitchell Casado 'shamed Canadians' with his shabby appearance, according to his former employer uFly.

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Edmonton Journal

The Baloney Meter: Are there discrepancies in the CRA's Heartbleed timeline?

"To reassure Canadians that your government is able to fully protect the vital private financial information of Canadian taxpayers, we are hoping you could explain apparent discrepancies in the timeline regarding this breach - i.e., the period between when you became aware of the bug, when you took action and the so-called six-hour window that ... (more)

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InfoWorld

Teen arrested in Heartbleed attack against Canadian tax site

Canadian police have arrested a 19-year-old man for allegedly using the Heartbleed bug to steal data about taxpayers.

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Sify

BlackBerry: The crash that launched 1000 start-ups

The troubles at BlackBerry Ltd, which fired more than half its staff and lost more than 90 percent of its market value as consumers shunned its smart phones, might have spelled disaster for the company's hometown of Waterloo, Ontario.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Accused woman can't say why she wasn't killed

A woman accused in the killing of her mother and attempted murder of her father during an apparent home invasion told police she could not explain why the intruders didn't shoot her, court heard Wednesday.

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Regina Leader Post

Petawawa soldier accused of sex crimes faces a dozen new charges

An infantry soldier already accused of sexually assaulting and possibly drugging at least eight women will appear in court Thursday to face at least a dozen new charges.

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Prince George Citizen

Ontario woman accused of poisoning 8 kids and 1 adult pleads guilty to 4 counts

An Ontario woman who had been accused of poisoning eight children and an adult with eyedrops has pleaded guilty in four of the cases.

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The Toronto Star

RCMP charge Ontario teen over CRA Heartbleed hack

Police have charged a 19-year-old man from London, Ont., in connection with the recent breach of taxpayer data from the Canada Revenue Agency .

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Journal-Pioneer

TSX set to rise, commodities up as Chinese economy performs better than expected

The Toronto stock market was set to advance Wednesday amid signs that economic growth in China held up better than expected during the first quarter.

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Canada.com

Political players of all party stripes gather to bid fond farewell to Jim Flaherty

Canada's political elite gather today to pay their final respects to Jim Flaherty, the former finance minister whose sudden death last week spurred an outpouring of grief that has stretched across the country and across party lines.

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Electric Energy Online

Province of Ontario Eliminates Coal-Fired Generation Creating Cleaner Air in Ontario

Ontario is now the first jurisdiction in North America to fully eliminate coal as a source of electricity generation.

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