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19 min ago | The Globe and Mail

Five classical shows that should not be missed

We're not really saying goodbye to Jeanne Lamon this year, although she is officially stepping down as the music director of the ensemble she has more or less built from scratch into one of the world's finest baroque orchestras.

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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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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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CBC News

Police report sharp spike in Toronto bank robberies this year

Staff Insp. Mike Earl said the hold-up squad has seen 75 per cent more bank robberies occurring through the first three months of the year, compared to the same time period a year ago.

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The Globe and Mail

Wynne promises $29-billion on subways, infrastructure over next 10 years

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, right, and Glen Murray, Minister of Infrastructure, wait to board the subway while en route to Wynne's speech at the Toronto Region Board of Trade in Toronto on April 14, 2014.

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Langley Advance

Langley Looking Back... to 1954: Legislature to vote on Langley Prairie secession

More than 150 people attended to hear Dr. Jack Berry speak at a joint dinner between the Langley AgriculA tural Association and the New Westminster Kiwanis Club.

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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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Canada.com

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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Reuters

Canadian payday loan provider seeks bankruptcy protection

Canadian payday loan provider Cash Store Financial Services Inc said on Monday it will seek protection from creditors as it faces liquidity problems resulting from the suspension of its right to offer loans in the province of Ontario.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Canada,

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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Related Topix: Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection, Eugene Levy, Canada, Chris Elliott

Bloomberg

Quebec Consumer Confidence Jumps on Separatists' Defeat

Consumer sentiment in Quebec rose the most in more than nine months after the primarily French-speaking province voted out the separatist Parti Quebecois in an election last week.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

DurhamRegion.com

Oshawa singer pumped about Classic Sabbath Live

Oshawa's Mark Konarowski has been living out his rock 'n' roll dream for 40 years.

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Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Black Sabbath, Canada,

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,

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The London Free Press

Flaherty visitation Tuesday in late minister's riding

Canadians can pay their respects personally to the late Jim Flaherty at a family visitation just east of Toronto on Tuesday.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Torontoist

Weekend Newsstand: April 12, 2014

It is a little-known fact that the earth stopped spinning for 0.05 seconds yesterday due to the high-pitched screams emitted from Marvel fangirls when they realized Robert Downey Jr. had joined Twitter.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Canada,

Torontoist

Urban Planner: April 11, 2014

Comedy: It's been three years since Todd Glass made his Comedy Bar debut-and liked the then-fledgling comedy venue so much, he returned for another three-night stand later that summer .

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Daily Mail

Dellan Millard accused of murdering and burning married father last...

A clerical error meant state 'forgot' to send this man to prison. Meanwhile he built a life, became a master craftsman, married and had four children.

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Bloomberg

Hickey Joins Royal Bank; Ackland Moves to Teachers', Vlaad Says

Dave Bustos, Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets managing director and head of the Vancouver office is now a managing partner at Fort Capital Corp., according to Vlaad and Co., a Toronto-based financial services recruiting firm.

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Brooklynvegan

The Heavy Lowdown: Opeth, Tombs, Mayhem, Diocletian, White Widows Pact, weekend shows & more

Long-running Swedish prog metallers Opeth have announced that they will release their 11th album, Pale Communion , on June 17. Meanwhile, local black/death heavyweights Tombs have released a trailer for their upcoming third album, Savage Gold , which will be out on June 10 and which is now available for preorder .

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Metal, The Black Dahlia Murder, Theater, Arts, Canada,

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