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2 hrs ago | CBC News

Jim Flaherty visitation held ahead of Wednesday's state funeral

A visitation was held for Jim Flaherty at the Abilities Centre in Whitby, Ont. on Tuesday, a day before the state funeral for Canada's former finance minister.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

BlogTO

Huge blackout hits the west end of Toronto

A large portion of Toronto's west end is in darkness this evening following a sudden and massive power outage.

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CBC News

Blackout hits Toronto's west end

Residents near Bloor West were in darkness Tuesday night as a large blackout gripped the west end of the city.

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CBC News

3 teen males arrested after Brampton high school stabbing

St. Roch Catholic Secondary School and surrounding schools were in lockdown on Tuesday, as police investigated a possible stabbing incident.

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Beach Metro Community News

Eye on Business

Royal LePage Estate Realty has won the Shelter Award for Office of the Year from the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation, the largest public foundation in Canada dedicated to funding women's shelters and violence prevention programs.

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Canada.com

Refugee set on life in Canada fights lingering suspicions from 9/11-era arrest

A Syrian refugee says his efforts to build a new life in Canada are being stymied by the federal government's lingering - but long discredited - suspicions about his past.

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Beach Metro Community News

Beach Arts Scene

Featured artists include Max MacDonald, Joanne Filletti, Noreen Mallory, Judith Meeks, Bernadette Wong, Louis Doransky, Gord Smith, Jyne Greenley and Liane Odze-Silver .

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CBC News

Nigel Wright won't face charges over $90K payment to Mike Duffy

RCMP documents released Nov. 20 shed new light on the negotiations that occurred between Senator Mike Duffy, Nigel Wright, right, and other PMO officials and the Conservative Senate leadership over the repayment of Duffy's expenses.

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Examiner.com

Ed Sheeran announces North American headlining tour dates

On April 14 English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran announced headlining tour dates for the late summer and early fall of 2014 on his official Facebook page .

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National Post

Jim Flaherty's state funeral at Toronto cathedral to draw thousands ...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, New Democrat leader Tom Mulcair and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau will be among the thousands attending the state funeral for former federal finance minister Jim Flaherty in downtown Toronto Wednesday.

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

Market Wire

Internet Cat Video Fever Takes Over Toronto

The Just for Cats Festival is a unique event which brings internet cat video enthusiasts and ailurophiles together on one exclusive night in Toronto at TIFF Bell Lightbox on April 17th.

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Related Topix: Canada, Animal Rights, North America, World News,

CBC News

Average Canadian house price now over $400K

The Canadian Real Estate Association says the average price of a Canadian home increased by six per cent last month, to $401,419.

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CFRB

Ontario nursing homes give high-risk medications to dementia patients

When Kathleen Wynne began serving at Ontario's Premier, she dumped some high-profile Dalton McGuinty-era ministers when selecting her new cabinet.

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CBC News

Highway 427 southbound blocked after tractor-trailer rollover

All southbound express lanes on Highway 427 near the Burnhamthorpe Road exit have been blocked by a tractor-trailer that has rolled over.

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Globe and Mail

Taxes pay for robots, but robots don't pay taxes

When Sergio Marchionne abruptly withdrew Chrysler's request for $700-million from the Ontario and federal governments last month - complaining that his subsidy demand had become a "political football" in the province - it seemed to many that he didst protest too much.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Canada,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Simons: Too many unanswered questions about billion-dollar Galleria

At first blush, the Galleria project looks like a great deal. The city is only being asked to contribute $50 million in money and land to a billion-dollar cultural and commercial megaproject, with potential to revitalize the area around the CN Tower.

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Brandon Sun

Trudeau, Ontario campaign head sued for blocking Innes candidacy

Justin Trudeau and his Ontario campaign co-chair are facing a $1.5 million libel suit from a would-be candidate who was barred from running for the Liberal party.

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CBC News

Canadians' mental-health info routinely shared with FBI, U.S. customs

Ontario's privacy commissioner has discovered that the mental-health information of some Canadians is accessible to the FBI and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.

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Canada.com

CBC's hopes are up Schitt's Creek

Eugene Levy attends the premiere of "Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection" on Monday, June 25, 2012, in New York.

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The Toronto Star

No tears as Don Jail addition torn down: Hume

It's not easy to tear down a building in Toronto without upsetting somebody somewhere.

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