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3 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Airlines to fight 'unbelievably punitive' Ontario fuel tax

Canada's airlines and airports are gearing up to fight Ontario's plan to more than double the tax on aviation fuel, arguing it will increase the number of Canadians travelling out of U.S. airports where taxes and fees are substantially lower.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Duluth, MN

7 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Camp X: a Wwii training camp turned secret-agent school in Whitby, Ontario

Through a series of interviews with historians and war veterans, Camp X explores how the inventions, training and tactics to come out of the Canadian base played a key role in the Allies' war efforts and how it shaped the CIA.

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Related Topix: Canada, Life, Veteran Affairs, Movies, Entertainment

12 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Baby peregrine falcon 'delivered' at Oshawa hospital

Around 250 babies were born at Lakeridge Health in the last month - including one that came out of a shell.

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16 hrs ago | CNews

PHOTOS: Loose cougar captured in rural Ontario

David Howard, Pete Fisher, John Johnson and Mike Ferguson took these stunning photos of a loose cougar on Cranberry Lake Road just north of Grafton, Ont.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

EDGE

A Mini-Guide to Satisfying Summer Reads

When you hit the beach this season, don't forget to bring a good book. Here are our picks for Summer 2014's hottest LGBT titles.

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Related Topix: Canada, Transgender

DurhamRegion.com

Woman hit by gunfire outside of downtown bar

A 25-year-old Brantford woman was taken to Brantford General Hospital with non-life-threatening facial injuries after a shooting took place on Market Street around 2:15 a.m. Thursday, according to police.

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Brandon Sun

Posthumous terrorist video that appears to show Ontario man not uncommon: expert

A posthumous video that appears to show a Canadian who died fighting in Syria is not uncommon - nearly every Western terrorist recruit has made one, an expert said.

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Truthdig

Stop Saying 'If X Fired Rockets at U.S.': It's Racist, and Assumes We're Colonial

Is anyone else disgusted by the propaganda trick of trying to get Americans to sympathize with Israel's massive attack on the civilian habitations of Gaza by saying, "If the U.S. was subjected to rocket fire by X [usually Mexicans], what would it do?" This hope that Americans are racists and that their racism can be incited against the Palestinians ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Washington Post, Publishing, African-American, Canada, US Military, US Air Force, Alabama

CNews

Alberta arrest connected with 2012 Toronto murder

A 52-year-old man has been arrested in Alberta in connection with a brutal murder that occurred in Toronto two years ago.

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The Toronto Star

Cougar's casual backyard visit surprises couple in Grafton, Ont.

Wildlife officials managed on Friday to trap a roaming cougar east of the GTA in a bear trap, with a T-bone steak and whole chicken as bait.

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CBC News

Mountain views don't come cheap: Vancouver again most expensive Canadian city

For the second year in a row, Vancouver has been deemed the most expensive city in Canada in which to live.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Elizabeth Comper was a fighter against racism on several fronts

Elizabeth Comper had a comfortable life a decade ago as wife of the Bank of Montreal's chief executive when she saw something on television that shocked and upset her: the world's oldest hatred flaring up again in her own country.

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Related Topix: Bank of Montreal, Banking, Financial Services, Libraries, Canada, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Marketing

Brandon Sun

Unemployment rate rises to 7.1 per cent in June; job losses among young

The Canadian economy's capacity to generate meaningful job growth continued to fall short of expectations last month - particularly in Ontario - as employment surprisingly fell by 9,400 nationally in June and by 33,900 in the country's most populous province.

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Globe and Mail

Ahmed found guilty on two terror charges, acquitted on explosives count

Former Ottawa hospital technician Misbahuddin Ahmed was found guilty Friday of two terrorism-related charges.

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Canada.com

Chapin: How mixed-income neighbourhoods can succeed

Instagram users share their snapshots as they soak up the sun this week on the beach, at the PNE, in parks and at the ballgame.

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Edmonton Journal

Supreme Court rules Ontario government can permit logging on First Nation land

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled the Ontario government does not need Ottawa's permission to permit industrial logging on a First Nation's traditional lands.

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Canada.com

Tiffany MacLellan: The wrong way to preserve residential-school history

Edmund Metatawabin, 66, a survivor of St. Anne's residential school in Fort Albany, Ont., is seen outside Osgoode Hall in Toronto on Tuesday, December 17, 2013.

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CNews

'Marry Me?': 120 people help Ontario man propose to girlfriend

Jon Toews proposed to Rachel Reles from the air as they flew over friends and family holding up balloons that formed the words "Marry Me?" ST.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Del Mastro to continue testimony at his election overspending trial

Former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro is to continue testifying in his own defence today at his election-overspending trial in Peterborough, Ont.

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CFRA

This time it's different on efforts for a free trade zone within Canada: Moore

Minister of Industry James Moore responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Tuesday June 17, 2014 in Ottawa.

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