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Thursday Jul 17 | The Chronicle

Zimbabwean sculptor makes his mark on the West Island

Zimbabwean sculptor Vengai Chiwawa during one of his sculpting demonstrations in Centennial Park, Beaconsfield, as part of the Shona D'Afrique exhibition.

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Related Topix: Arts, Sculpting, Canada,

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Canada.com

Del Mastro trial now awaits closing arguments

Independent MP Dean Del Mastro arrives at court in Peterborough, Ont., on June 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, 9, Stephen Harper

Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

Global Real Estate Network Adds 34 Firms Worldwide

Leading Real Estate Companies of the WorldA has expanded its global membership with the addition of 34 firms with 85 offices and over 2,000 sales associates year-to-date in 2014.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Canada, Turkey, World News, Luxembourg, Germany

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Canada.com

Campaign workers knew nothing about voter-contact firm, Del Mastro trial told

Temperatures are on the rise in B.C. but don't sweat it, there's plenty you can do to cool down.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Weyburn This Week

MP Dean Del Mastro loses cool on witness stand at election overspending trial

Independent MP Dean Del Mastro and his wife Kelly arrive at court in Peterborough, Ont., on June 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada,

The Windsor Star

Windsor's jobless rate rises to 9 per cent

Canada's economy lost 9,400 jobs in June, pushing the unemployment rate up slightly to 7.1 per cent, according to Statistics Canada.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Canada.com

MP Dean Del Mastro explains $21,000 personal cheque at heart of Elections Act case

MP Dean Del Mastro faces a tough day in the witness box on Thursday after he spent Wednesday finally giving his version of events from the election of 2008.

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Related Topix: Canada,

CBC News

New bid to ID slain man found 26 years ago

Twenty-six years ago, a group of recreational divers made a gruesome discovery in the Otonabee River in Peterborough, Ont.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Lives Lived: Joyce Louise Barrett, 69

Family doctor, mother, volunteer, author. Born on May 9, 1944, in Toronto; died on Jan. 18, 2014, in Peterborough, Ont., of cancer, aged 69. When retired physician Joyce Barrett told her family that she had started yet another volunteer position - this time with a high-school program for teen moms - they weren't at all surprised.

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Related Topix: Family Practice, Medicine, Canada, Family, Parenting

MacLeans

5 at 5: Rob Ford takes centre stage at 1st post-rehab council meeting

Rob Ford won't stand to applaud World Pride organizers. The Toronto Mayor is back for his first council meeting since his stint in rehab and he's making plenty of headlines.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Israel, Middle East

Canada.com

Workers never used voter-contact firm's data, Del Mastro trial told

The two pop superstars were in Whistler last weekend for the wedding of their manager Scooter Braun, who discovered Bieber and Jepsen.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Canada, 9

Tue Jul 08, 2014

National Post

Alleged Anonymous hacker Matt DeHart put on suicide watch and his refugee hearing postponed

A fellow prisoner gave Matt DeHart a haircut, his first since his April arrest, in preparation for his refugee hearing scheduled to start Tuesday, during which the former U.S. airman was to officially chronicle his claims - of helping Anonymous hacktivists, his aborted attempt to defect to Russia and his subsequent torture at the hands of U.S.

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Related Topix: Prison, Canada, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Prince George Citizen

DDM lawyer tries to undermine credibility of Elections Canada investigator

MP Dean Del Mastro arrives at court in Peterborough, Ont., on Monday June 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada,

The London Free Press

Peterborough woman retracing her father's journey

Megan Murphy is planning to retrace the route her father, the late Peterborough lawyer Marty Murphy, took in 1973 during a cycling journey through Ireland on his red Peugeot 10-speed bicycle.

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Related Topix: Canada, Ireland, World News,

The Winnipeg Free Press

Roots band benefits from brother-sister bond

The Winnipeg Folk Festival is all about discovery. Every week from now until the festival, we are digging into the lineup and profiling the artists we think should be on your radar.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Windsor Star

Push is on to make garden plants safer for bees

A bee sits on a flower in the east end of Windsor on a sunny August 13, 2010. Local gardeners may unwittingly be adding to the demise of the world's bee population with the colorful displays of flowers they've worked so hard to nurture this season.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Apiculture, Science, Activism, North America, Canada, World News, Agriculture

CBC News

Alligator-like reptile spotted in Toronto's High Park now captured

The aquatic, alligator-like reptile was seen on the weekend swimming in Catfish Pond, just west of Toronto's High Park.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Canada.com

Records could have been changed, Del Mastro's lawyer suggests

It was a busy weekend for the young members of the Royal family as Prince William, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry travelled to northern England to attend the start of the 101st Tour de France.

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Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Prince Harry, Canada,

GlobalNews

Buffalo, N.Y., man drowns in Rice Lake southeast of Peterborough

A man who drowned Sunday in a lake southeast of Peterborough, Ont., has been identified as a 60-year-old Buffalo, N.Y., resident.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, Canada,

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Brandon Sun

Traders cautious ahead of a flood of U.S. second- quarter earnings reports

Traders will likely be cautious heading into this week, looking for reassurance about U.S. economic strength from a flood of American corporate earnings coming out this month.

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Related Topix: Mining, Alcoa, Canada, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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