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Breaking News: Fireball meteor spotted over Ontario, New York state
Posted by: Robert Myles

Peterborough :: Canada | updated 2014-05-08 16:31:10 -0700 | technology-news

From Ontario to New York State, last Sunday, many people reported seeing a possible meteor streaking across the sky before exploding in a blinding fireball near Toronto. In what may have been a prelude to the expected Eta Aquarid meteor...
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Breaking News: So Merkel says to Obama, 'Did you get my cellphone messages?'
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth SelectMedia

Toronto :: Canada | updated 2014-04-12 09:13:45 -0700 | funny-news

Everybody has a funny bone, but humor can also be targeted to countries. So, just for the fun of it, here are some examples with all original material, for better or worse, by the writer: South Africa: An elephant from...
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Breaking News: Bear kills oil sands worker in Canada (Video)
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Edmonton :: Canada | updated 2014-05-09 17:58:40 -0700 | disasters-news

In a rare occurrence, a 36-year-old woman lost her life Wednesday when attacked by a black bear in an oil sands site in Alberta, Canada. Lorna Weafer was working as an engineer on the site when she was attacked. A...
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Breaking News: The mental health bell should toll for Americans, too
Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

Toronto :: Canada | updated 2014-01-30 15:42:10 -0800 | health-news

A few of my Facebook friends hail from Canada. As a result, I’ve seen a couple of posts on my Facebook feed about Bell's Let's Talk Day, which includes a 5-cent donation to mental health services for every tweet with...
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Breaking News: Canadian seal hunt is brutal, and so is the demand for seal products
Posted by: Dava Castillo

Ottawa :: Canada | updated 2014-05-19 02:06:16 -0700 | disasters-news

The next time you purchase omega-3 supplements consider where they might have come from: baby seals. Every April, seals are hunted commercially in Canada, and it is the largest hunt of marine mammals anywhere in the world, according to a...
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Breaking News: Body bore death mask of blood in unsolved small-town murder
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth SelectMedia

Toronto :: Canada | updated 2014-05-04 13:41:02 -0700 | disasters-news

Author’s note: This is Part 2 of a two-part series on an unsolved murder in Trenton, Ontario. While this is a true murder case, few facts were released at the time of the crime or later, when the case was...
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Breaking News: Mary had a little lamb … uh, no, how about a riding lawn mower?
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth

Toronto :: Canada | updated 2014-04-28 16:40:07 -0700 | lifestyle-news

I have a new spring theme song: “Mary Lou, Mary Lou How does your garden grow? With weeds and seeds And Barry’s sweat You’ll have the best garden yet.” Or rather, that is spouse Mary Lou’s new theme song. Oh,...
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Breaking News: BlackBerry to enter the IoT market
Posted by: Kerry Butters

Toronto :: Canada | updated 2014-06-02 10:52:56 -0700 | technology-news

Beleaguered mobile firm BlackBerry has announced plans to enter the IoT (Internet of Things) market this week at the O’Reilly Solid conference. It’s thought that the firm will take a “3-pronged” approach including a cloud-based software platform using QNX Systems...
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Breaking News: When Mary Lou dresses for spring cleaning, the dirt flies
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth

Toronto :: Canada | updated 2014-04-28 17:07:00 -0700 | lifestyle-news

It's Apriland spring cleaning is in the air -- but first, an observation. Opposites attract, the adage states. But we are human beings so no matter how much in common a twosome has, there will be differences. Case in point....
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Breaking News: Are the Toronto Blue Jays a legitimate playoff contender?
Posted by: Jake Brown SelectMedia

Toronto :: Canada | updated 2014-07-02 09:59:36 -0700 | sports-news

Everyone is victim to picking the Blue Jays to win the AL East in 2013. Everyone is also victim to burying them in 2014, giving them no chance to make the playoffs after their disappointing season last year. Well, the...
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Breaking News: Comedian Bill Maher's 'New Rules' adapted for yoga
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth

Toronto :: Canada | updated 2014-07-20 10:36:23 -0700 | your-story

If you watch comedian Bill Maher – yes, the profanity-spraying, conservative-skewering, godless guy – you will recognize the segment that he calls "New Rules." Apparently, there are New Rules at our house as I am discovering since spouse Mary Lou...
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Breaking News: Pornhub 'Safe for Work' ad contest gets off with a bang
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Montreal :: Canada | updated 2014-05-21 13:07:25 -0700 | business-news

The XXX video site Pornhub has finally posted something "safe for work". The popular adult video streaming site held a Safe for Work advertising contest, wherein anyone could submit their idea for a Pornhub advertisement that's G-rated, shows no nudity...
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Breaking News: Responding to Dirk Hayhurst's piece on racism in baseball

Toronto :: Canada | updated 2014-04-17 14:30:31 -0700 | sports-news

Former MLB pitcher and now writer and broadcaster Dirk Hayhurst wrote a piece on Bleacher Report discussing racism in baseball. The evidence he presents stems from his own experiences and the statements of a scout with the Blue Jays who,...
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Breaking News: Ontario homeowners shocked at sharing home with 50,000 bees
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Kitchener :: Canada | updated 2014-06-02 11:10:12 -0700 | green-news

The Stewart family of Kitchener, Ontario in Canada, had no idea that there were around 50,000 honeybees sharing their home until finally one family member was stung. Carol Stewart then called in help to resolve the situation, but was totally...
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Source: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Calgary :: Canada | updated 2014-08-01 15:49:47 -0700 | health-news

Researchers conducted a review of 10 studies done in different countries, including one in Calgary. A review of 10 studies done by University of Calgary researchers suggests the more people drive, the greater their risk of obesity or becoming overweight. (Kim...
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