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11 Things that are supposed to be convenient but aren’t

11 Things that are supposed to be convenient but aren’t

1. Fast food. It's rarely fast, and oftentimes it's not really even food. What exactly is thiamin mononitrate? Maybe you should just...

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Ontario ombudsman sees jump in complaints over municipal matters

Ontario ombudsman Andre Marin says many candidates in October’s municipal election were “enthusiastic” about his office’s new powers while many who resisted interference “were tossed out by the voters.”

Ontario ombudsman sees jump in complaints over municipal matters

Ombudsman André Marin says the increase has been sparked by the bill giving the watchdog expanded oversight over municipalities,...

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NDP leader Thomas Mulcair promises boost for manufacturing, small businesses

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair's announcement Tuesday is part of a strategy of rolling out policy proposals in the months leading up to the federal election campaign.

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair promises boost for manufacturing, small businesses

Mulcair promised to cut the small business tax rate from 11 per cent to 9 per cent in a speech to the Economic Club of Canada Tuesday

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Windsor Police investigating commercial break-in on Wyandotte St. E.

Windsor Police investigating commercial break-in on Wyandotte St. E.

Windsor Police investigating commercial break-in on Wyandotte St. E.

Windsor Police are investigating a break-in at a commercial business on Wyandotte Street East early Tuesday morning.

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Windsor Police: 2 Windsor men charged in Elliott St. E. B&E

Windsor Police: 2 Windsor men charged in Elliott St. E. B&E

Windsor Police: 2 Windsor men charged in Elliott St. E. B&E

Windsor Police have charged two Windsor men following a break-and-enter at an Elliott Street East residence Monday afternoon.

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Revised policy will determine where transgender inmates housed in Ontario

Ontario’s Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services Yasir Naqvi says inmates must be placed in an institution “appropriate to their self-identified gender or housing preference’’ unless there are overriding health or safety risks.

Revised policy will determine where transgender inmates housed in Ontario

Revised provincial policy now says transgender inmates should be housed based on how they self-identity, not their primary sexual...

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Election woes, labour foes among top issues at Tory leadership debate

Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Vic Fedeli says the party has to repair its relationship with organized labour. “We need to stop going to war with the unions,” he said Monday at the leadership debate in London.

Election woes, labour foes among top issues at Tory leadership debate

Conservative leadership hopefuls start taking jabs at each other in second debate on future of the party after losing four elections

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Canadian family policy stuck in the past, report says

Brooke Richardson and her husband Steve Lamb with two of their three children: Kai, 1, and Holly, 5. They're among the many families that won't see any benefit from the Stephen Harper government's income-splitting plan.

Canadian family policy stuck in the past, report says

Instead of income-splitting, today’s families need child care, parental leave for dads and tax measures that help lower earners, says...

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News From Beyond Windsor

Ontario

Mom who used iron to scald boy loses appeal

Mom who used iron to scald boy for raiding fridge loses sentence appeal

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Sports

U.S.-Cuba thaw won't deter defection: lawyer

U.S.-Cuba thaw unlikely to deter defection, expert says ahead of Pan Am Games

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World

Police raid southern French town with strong jihadi network

French police detain 5, dismantle jihadi network in small town that has sent several to Syria

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Ontario

Rights groups challenge solitary confinement

Solitary confinement branded cruel, inhumane as more groups challenge practice

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