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The country comes together to remember its son.
The past two years have seen a significant deterioration in the relationship between Ontario's physicians, and the Liberal government of Premier Kathleen Wynne and her health minister, Eric Hoskins. Rather than just protest, Health City's plan is to bring awareness of the health care crisis to the general public, and also educate them as to what they can do to fight for proper health care services in Ontario.
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The whole country came together. Not since Terry Fox have we seen such a strong example of how a Canadian could summon so much national camaraderie among the people.... All we had to do was sing along to songs we knew by heart, allow ourselves to feel the moment, let our tears express how we felt, let our fellow Canadians know we were all in this together, and then, as a nation, say goodbye to Gord Downie. The best part is we will never really say goodbye to The Tragically Hip. As long as we have kids, camping trips, road trips, backyard barbecues, headphones and private moments, we will never have to say goodbye.
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Gord Downie has chosen an excellent -- and personal -- benefit for his final tour. Glioblastoma (GBM, or stage 4 brain tumour) is among the number one causes of death for 40 to 60 year old Canadians. It also affects children and adults of all ages, without any genetic predisposition.
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Believe it or not, Ontario's "rust belt" is booming.
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Vacay.ca's travel journalists placed Toronto at No. 1 because of the Pan Am Games, the new Union-Pearson Express train and the 40th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival.
Sure, you might be the type that laughs at scary movies, but do you really think you're brave enough to handle Canada's most haunted destinations and most frightening events? From zombie infestations to haunted hotel rooms, this country is downright creepy as it rolls out a myriad of ghostly chills in time for Halloween, if you dare.
Looking for a charming escape from big city Toronto or Ottawa? Between Canada's business mecca and Parliament Hill, sits Canada's very first capital. And she's a breath of fresh air. Of Kingston's many assets, I'm most impressed by the cobbled streets of downtown, and the European style of Market Square.
What was Don Cherry doing while the NHL owners and players were feuding? Turns out he spent one memorable evening leading a tour of his hometown and the historical sites related to Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada's first prime minister. Macdonald and Cherry were both raised in Kingston, Ontario.
I spent the summer on the road, touching down in nine of the 10 provinces in Canada. Tourism opportunities abound in big centres and small, with people eager to search out local experiences, whether it be culinary finds or historic tours that are short on gimmicks and strong on depth and personality. In all, 2012 was a fantastic year for seeing Canada.
TORONTO - Ontario's Ministry of the Environment says a smog advisory is in effect for the southern and eastern regions of the province.The area covered by the advisory extends from Windsor in the west...
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In this exclusive excerpt for HuffPost from Richard Florida's new book, the author reveals that scientists and engineers, architects and designers, artists and entertainers and the growing ranks of professional knowledge workers -- what he labels as The Creative Class" -- now number more than five million in Canada, or roughly 30 per cent of the workforce. So where do they live?
TORONTO - Romance appears to reign supreme in Kingston. The eastern Ontario city takes the crown on the third annual list of the 20 most romantic cities in Canada. For a second consecutive year, Guelp...
TORONTO - Violence against women has no place in a religion that proclaims equal rights for males and females, Canada's Muslim leaders say.Ongoing publicity surrounding an Ontario murder trial featuri...
Kingston murder trial jurors heard details Monday about how the relationship between Zainab Shafia and her Pakistani boyfriend caused a great deal of stress within her family. Nineteen-year-old Zaina...
Hamed Shafia admitted to hitting the car containing his three sisters and father’s first wife and watching it sink into the water in Kingston, according to testimony heard in court Friday. Shafia, 21...
KINGSTON, Ont. - A eastern Ontario university has suspended its marching band from participating in any of its scheduled performances for the rest of the fall term.Queen's University in Kingston says...
KINGSTON, Ont. - The trial of a Montreal family accused of killing three teenage sisters and a woman over family honour was adjourned indefinitely Thursday because one of the accused has a medical eme...
KINGSTON, Ont. - A Montreal woman accused of killing her three daughters slowly changed her tune during a six-hour interrogation, as the investigator tried to appeal to motherly guilt, but he suggeste...
KINGSTON, Ont. - A man accused of killing his three daughters and one of his two wives showed no apparent emotion in his first interview with police, despite having been told just minutes earlier they...
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KINGSTON, Ont. - Days before three teenage sisters from Montreal and their father's first wife were found dead in a car submerged in canal locks in eastern Ontario, someone was conducting searches on...
Child or adult femalicide (yes, it's a real word) of this nature is among the pre-Islamic practices that are expressly prohibited, lacking honour completely and subject to findings of guilt by God. As for judgement in a court of law, well -- the case continues...
KINGSTON, Ont. - A police diver testified Monday that he initially couldn't tell how many bodies were inside a submerged car found in the Kingston Mills locks in Kingston, Ont., two years ago.The bodi...
Horrific details of an alleged mass honour killing emerged in a crowded Ontario courtroom last week: Three young sisters and their polygamous father's first wife were murdered in the name of religious purity.