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Canada's Top 15 Best Value Cities for 2015

If you're looking for a fun and affordable vacation it's time to travel domestically and explore one of hotel comparison trivago.ca's 15 Best Value Canadian Cities for 2015. Based on the yearly average price of a standard double room and the destinations' overall hotel reputation on over 200 booking sites, trivago has revealed the home turf cities that are both budget friendly and worth a visit in 2015!

Firefighters Injured In Warehouse Fire

Multiple firefighters have been injured fighting a massive three-alarm fire at a pesticide storage warehouse in Mississauga, Ont., on Wednesday. At least three firefighters were being treated after a...

Are We Paying Enough Attention to Municipal Politics?

Nonetheless, despite the many good examples of Canadian mayors, some of the bad examples -- especially those like Rob Ford who cast a bad reputation on their city -- raises the question, are we paying enough attention to municipal politics? And, especially, are we paying enough attention to who gets elected to municipal office?

Mississauga Mayor In Court Today

A lawyer suggested in a Brampton court today that a man who brought forward conflict-of-interest allegations against longtime Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion is merely "a straw man" for her opponent...

No Under-18s Allowed

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Peel Region has passed what is being called the province's toughest municipal bylaw banning teens under the age of 18 from indoor tanning salons.The Peel bylaw would fine tanning s...

He Admits It

TORONTO - The Liberal campaign decided to halt construction of a power plant in Mississauga days before last fall's election when they were behind in the polls, Finance Minister Dwight Duncan admitted...

Why More Condos (and More Offices) Could Be a Good Thing

High density neighbourhoods solve many problems when designed to be self-sustained. The idea is that residents barely need to use their cars when going to work or shopping. However, if the high density community contains only residential development where residents need to exit that community to get to work or to shop that is when high density may cause more congestion than it solves. That's why Mississauga needs more downtown office buildings while the getting's good.

Baby Boy Found In Pond

A baby boy was airlifted to a Toronto hospital after being found in a backyard pond in Mississauga Thursday. Peel Regional Police say the 10-month-old was without vital signs when he was removed from...

Fortune Cookie for Dechert: You're Screwed

Baird's background doesn't indicate he's a natural to head Canada's Foreign Affairs, but he has to be uneasy about Dechert's long range dalliance with Shi Rong. Baird radiates ambition. One suspects he'll get new Parliamentary Secretary when the fuss with Dechert blows over.

Toronto Doctor Facing Child Porn Charges

TORONTO - A 39-year-old Toronto doctor is facing child pornography charges.Police say a downtown Toronto home was searched on Thursday and computer equipment allegedly containing child pornography was...

Muslim Woman Assaulted In GTA

A Muslim woman from Mississauga, Ont., who had her niqab pulled from her face at a local mall, says her young children no longer feel secure with only her nearby. Inas Kadri, whose assault at Sherida...

... And Thanks For All The Fish

A gift from one mayor to another is raising a stink at Toronto city hall. But instead of a political scandal, it's an 18-pound salmon caught by Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion and given as a gift to...