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  1. Norwegian replica of Viking ship arrives in eastern OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    The 32-person volunteer crew of the Draken Harald sleeps outside on the deck under tents, as Viking explorers would have. A 32-metre long oak ship built using ancient Norse methods has sailed across the Atlantic and up the St. Lawrence River to Brockville, Ont.

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  2. Suncor Pleads Guilty to Price-Fixing in OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2012 | CSP

    ... Corp. and Mr. Gas pleaded guilty to fixing the price of retail gasoline from May to November 2007 in Kingston and Brockville, Ontario, and were fined a total of $2 million (see Related Content below for previous CSP Daily News coverage) . ... 1 comment

  3. Viking replica ship sails the St. Lawrence after crossing the AtlanticRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | North County Public Radio

    ... visit the port city of Duluth, Minnesota on Lake Superior. The Draken, which means "dragon" in English, docked in Brockville, Ontario late last night. A large crowd gathered at the Eisenhower Lock in Massena yesterday afternoon as the Draken entered ...

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  4. Auto Writer Hones Green Driving Skills on 2016 EcoRunRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Ottawa Life

    ... of green vehicles touring from Toronto to the nation's capital. I sensed trouble upon entering the 401 in Brockville, when after five kilometres on the odometer (with the A/C on), my 125 km range plummeted by more than 20 clicks. Had some prankster ...

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  5. Who needs the truth in this post-factual world?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | The Globe and Mail

    Everyone knows that campsite disputes can escalate, especially if brewed liquids are involved, but a recent dust-up near Brockville, Ont., struck even seasoned campers as a little, uh, stupid. An argument over whether the Earth is round or flat prompted an angry man to toss various items, including a propane tank, into a fire.

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  6. Round-Earth champion arrested after ridiculous fight with flat-EartherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | CTV

    This image provided by NASA Data from six orbits of the Suomi-NPP spacecraft on April 9, 2015 have been assembled into this perspective composite of southern Africa and the surrounding oceans. Police in Brockville, Ont.

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  7. Scorpion sneaks into Owen Sound woman's bedroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | CBC News

    ... saw what they thought was a "black insect of some sort" on their bedroom floor, Daze said. Last month, a woman in Brockville, Ont., called police after waking up to the sight of a large snake in her bedroom. The snake slithered away before officers ...

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  8. Charged with mischief, man admits flat Earth row was 'stupid'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | CBC News

    A family argument over whether the Earth is flat or round became so heated that one of the participants threw a propane cylinder onto a campfire, prompting an intervention by firefighters. Pythagoras figured out the Earth was a sphere back in the sixth century B.C., but it's apparently still a cause worth fighting for in Brockville, Ont.

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  9. A Family Fight Over Whether the Earth Is Flat Needs Police and Firefighter InterventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | KRBE-FM Houston

    A 56-year-old man in Brockville, Ontario, Canada was camping with his son and his son's girlfriend on Monday night, and they got into a debate over whether the Earth was FLAT. The fire got out of control, so firefighters had to come put it out.

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  10. Nedow wins Diamond League men's shot put bronze in SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Examiner.com

    According to Doug Harrison of CBC Sports on Wednesday, Tim Nedow of Brockville, Ontario won a bronze medal in a Diamond League track and field event in Stockholm, Sweden. The bronze medal is significant because it comes two months prior to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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  11. Police seek man after propane cylinder thrown onto campfire in dispute about the earth's shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Nothing To Do With Arbroath

    A family argument in Brockville, Ontario, Canada, over whether the earth is flat or round got out of hand. It became so heated that one of the participants threw a propane cylinder onto a campfire, prompting an intervention by firefighters.

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  12. Man Tries to Blow Up Propane Tank After Argument About Whether Earth Is FlatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Mediaite.com

    A Canadian man is wanted by the police after allegedly throwing a propane tank into a fire following a heated argument with his son's girlfriend over whether or not the Earth is flat. Police say the argument broke out among three family members who were sitting around a campfire at St. Lawrence Park, in Brockville, Ont., on Monday.

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  13. Flat earth debate ends in campfire explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Examiner.com

    ... over the topic, the one who came out looking like the biggest buffoon was the one with science on his side. A Brockville, Ont. man got so perturbed by his son's girlfriend insisting that the world is a big ol' disc instead of a sphere that he began ...

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  14. Man Gets Into Fight With Sona s Girlfriend Over The Shape Of The EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | WRCD-FM Massena

    ... you might say "out of this world." As the story goes, a man along with his son and the son's girlfriend were at a Brockville, Ontario campsite when a discussion about the Earth's shape got heated. The girl argued the Earth was flat. The man was ...

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  15. Canada's Nedow posts his best Diamond League effort of seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | CBC News

    Tim Nedow of Brockville, Ont., finished third in a nine-man shot put field Thursday with a throw of 20.44 metres at Stockholm Olympic Stadium. Tom Walsh of New Zealand won the event with a throw of 21.13, while Poland's Michal Haratyk was third .

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  16. AJAC's 2016 EcoRun: When Automobile Journalists Go GreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | SooToday

    ... Museum. This portion once again brought us onto Highway 401 East for several kilometres and then directed us to Brockville, which is along the Saint Lawrence River. We took a long break here to recharge our batteries and fill our stomachs. The ...

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  17. Man charged after fiery argument over whether Earth is flat or roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | CTV

    A 56-year-old man in eastern Ontario is wanted by police on a mischief charge, after he allegedly threw a propane tank into a fire during an argument with his son's girlfriend over whether the Earth is flat or round. Police say the argument broke out among three family members who were sitting around a campfire at St. Lawrence Park, in Brockville, Ont., on Monday.

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  18. Conference discusses the future of Canada's ChinatownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Asian Pacific Post

    ... very little had been written about the Chinese when she attended Teachers' College in Toronto. Mah was born in Brockville, Ontario, where her grandfather had a laundromat and her parents opened a restaurant in 1930. When her mother was born, there ...

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  19. Flat or round? Campfire row over earth's shape turns heatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | CBC News

    A Brockville, Ont., man became angry after his son's girlfriend suggested the earth was flat, police said. A family argument over whether the earth is flat or round became so heated that one of the participants threw a propane cylinder onto a campfire, prompting an intervention by firefighters.

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  20. Flat or round? Intense dispute over the shape of the Earth ends in a fire in Brockville, Ont.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | National Post

    A 56-year-old Brockville, Ont., man is being sought by police after a discussion about the shape of the earth got out of hand at a campsite Monday night. Brockville police and firefighters were called to St. Lawrence Park at about 10:30 p.m. after the suspect began pitching items, including a propane tank, that belonged to his son and the son's girlfriend into the campfire as the discussion became heated.

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