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4 hrs ago | CBC News

Deck collapses during family photo, 5 taken to hospital

A portion of a wooden deck collapsed outside a restaurant in southwestern Ontario, just as a group of 16 people were posing for a family photo on Easter Sunday The Ontario Provincial Police were called to the Benmiller Inn & Spa in Goderich, Ont., just before 1 p.m. ET.

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8 hrs ago | CBC News

Man charged after alleged road rage incident on Highway 400

A 26-year-old Barrie, Ont., man has been charged with uttering threats after an alleged road rage incident over the holiday weekend.

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12 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76 after losing battle with prostate cancer

With the arrival of Good Friday and Easter Sunday, The Vancouver Sun looks at 15 of the top movies ever made about the historical Jesus, about metaphorical Christ figures and about central Christian themes.

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16 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

VHL Developments to Start Phase 2 of 2150Condos Project

This luxury condo community will offer residents a long list of amenities, as well as a beautiful place to live in the heart of the city.

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20 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

U.S. investors warming up to Air Canada's promise, says New York analyst

Air Canada's financial promise is piquing the interest of U.S. institutional investors seeking a way to profit from the turnaround of another North American carrier, according to a New York analyst.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

CBC News

2 men charged after alleged road racing in Barrie, Ont.

The police force says the officers were on patrol Friday night when two "matching vehicles" allegedly racing each other blew right by them at more than 100 km/h.

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Scotsman.com

Crack cocaine-smoking mayor in re-election bid

HE IS the crack-cocaine-smoking populist politician whose video-taped exploits have found infamy on the internet and dominated water-cooler conversations across Canada.

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WVNY

Police Make "Safety Without Borders" Push For Holiday Weekend

It was an international event Friday morning, all in the name of traffic safety.

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CBC News

Air Canada luggage toss caught on camera

Air Canada says it is investigating after a video - which appears to show its baggage handlers dropping items from a tall, moving staircase - circulated on the internet.

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BlogTO

What's open and closed Easter Sunday 2014 in Toronto

Most shopping malls and retail stores will be closed - although there's usually some unexpected openings, so call ahead.

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The Globe and Mail

Sam the Record Man is still spinning - far from Toronto

You can spot the sign from the food court. In a corner of Belleville, Ont.' s Quinte Mall, past the chain stores that populate what must be every mall in Southern Ontario - a Peoples Jewellers here, a Claire's there, a Winners down the hall - are three chunky red capital letters that mark the very last outpost of a Canadian retail-music empire: ... (more)

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Torontoist

Weekend Planner: April 19-20

Music: As the music market becomes increasingly digital and corporate-owned, it's important that we give some love to the little guys every now and again.

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CBC News

Muzik nightclub facing boycott after ban on dance parties at Exhibition Place

A photo used by proponents of all-ages electronic dance parties at Exhibition Place.

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CFRB

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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Now Toronto

An encounter with a homeless man leads to a rich performance piece of song and poetry

After Kim's Convenience, where does writer/performer Ins Choi go? Into the serendipitous and the mystical with a solo show called Subway Stations Of The Cross.

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CBC News

EMS salutes Toronto's 'heroes'

Toronto EMS says it responds to an average of 800 calls per day. But it is the actions of regular people helping out that they chose to highlight at the EMS Awards this week.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Rob Ford acknowledges 'rocky moments' at rally

Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford acknowledged "rocky moments over the past year" but vowed to fight harder than ever to win re-election at a rally he dubbed the official launch of his campaign.

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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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Billboard

Passenger Live: Watch The Billboard Studio Session

Check out the "Let Her Go" and "Scare Away The Dark" performances, as well as a Q&A about his new album.

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BlogTO

Record Store Day in Toronto 2014

Record Store Day 2014 is this Saturday in Toronto and all across North America. Do you enjoy music? Do you like limited, tangible keepsakes? Hell, are you simply a sucker for free entertainment that can fill those dull Saturday hours of this phony spring? If so, Record Store Day has something for you.

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