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By Guest Author On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
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Bleak Housing Market No Deterrent for Toronto Homebuyers

In mid-December, a Toronto area home sold for $400,000 over asking, an event that in many ways signaled a new escalation of in the city’s real estate market. Indeed, 2016 proved to be another record setting year More...

By Guest Author On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Toronto And Montreal Mayors Declare That Canada Is ‘Open For Business’

The Montreal and Toronto mayors lead a joint delegation to West bank and Israel. These mayors have been quite bitter rivals for a really long time, especially when referring to ice hockey. However, the English-speaking More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
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1451 Wellington: the Vision Behind Mizrahi Developments’ New Build

There is no greater honour for an architect or builder then creating a building that not only represents a timeless beauty, but is a testament to the graceful merger of form and function. When you think of some More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
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Jeff Melanson, TSO’s Former CEO, Speaks to Meeting Fundraising Challenges in the Arts

More than many other sectors, the arts depend largely and increasingly on the generosity of donors and fundraising initiatives to keep vital programs and organizations running. Despite government funding, most More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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Ontario Businesses Look for Solutions to Rising Energy Prices

Following months of media reports outlining the increasing number of Ontarians who were unable to pay their growing energy bills, the Wynne government has announced a solution, sort of. Facing a surging backlash More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
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Generic Drug Makers Like Apotex Continue to Bring Competition to Marketplace

There has been a lot of news recently regarding drug pricing and access to affordable medications. From rising drug costs in the United States to a demand for increased prescription funding programs for seniors More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016
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James McCullough found guilty for murder, dismemberment of Alex Fraser

The jury took only just three hours to find James McCullough guilty of killing and dismembering an Orangeville man, Alex Fraser, in a London hotel back in 2013. The verdict was announced at the London courthouse, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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Stryper continues ‘Fallen’ tour after shows in Vegas, Whiskey a Go Go

After spending most of 2015 off the road, multi-platinum rock band STRYPER will hit the road this spring in support of their new album, FALLEN. Released in October via Frontiers Music SRL and produced by frontman More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
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Dentist Mark Walker on the Decrease in Fluoride Use and if We Should Be Concerned

Dentists across Canada are voicing their concern about the decrease in fluoridation that is beginning to sweep across the country.  A recent report states national fluoride rates may have dropped as much as 15 More...

By Guest Author On Monday, March 28th, 2016
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How Much Money to Save for Spring Break Vacation

Financial planning holidays should be as common as the list of things we put in the bag, but there are very few people who carry this into practice, which ends up hurting the domestic economy shortly after the return More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
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Hillsong comes to Florida on ‘Empires’ Tour, selling out show after show

After recent stops in India, Singapore and Indonesia, Billboard Music Award winners Hillsong UNITED will bring their highly acclaimed EMPIRES tour to the United States, featuring special guests Rend Collective. More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 6th, 2015
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Ultimate Marvel Marathon set: Chris Hardwick, 11 films, chance to attend ‘Ant-Man’ premiere

As announced today by Chris Hardwick at the Nerdist Panel at WonderCon Anaheim, Nerdist Industries will present The Ultimate Marvel Marathon, at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood brought to you by Cheez-It™ More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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‘Battlestar Galactica,’ ‘Bonanza’ star Lorne Greene born on this day in history

Lorne Greene, the actor who played Ben Cartwright on the immensely popular television Western Bonanza and Commander Adama on the 1970’s Sci-Fi show Battlestar Galactica, was born on this day, sharing a birthday More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 6th, 2015
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Canada: Battle over ‘right to death’ and euthanasia heats up

The Canadian Supreme Court struck down total prohibitions on doctor-prescribed death Friday but said that Parliament may only allow a “stringently limited, carefully monitored system of exceptions” and affirmed More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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Stratford Festival to present ‘King Lear’ ‘King John,’ ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ in theaters next year

Three of Shakespeare’s great dramas about the burdens, madness and romance of ruling, all performed by one of the world’s premier repertory theater companies – The Stratford Festival in Ontario Canada – More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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Muslim convert, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau is Ottawa gunman who killed Nathan Cirillo

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was born in Quebec as Michael Joseph Hall north of Montreal, two US officials told Reuters, claiming that American law enforcement agencies have been advised that the attacker recently converted More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 15th, 2014
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The infectious disease hazards of eating raw pork

Pork chops, ham, sausages, all very delicious foods no doubt; however, one thing is very clear, pork products must be cooked thoroughly to kill potential pathogens in the raw meat. This brings me to a story that More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, June 5th, 2014
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Abdullah the Butcher loses hepatitis C lawsuit, Hannibal dreams of return to wrestling

In a follow-up report on the three-year Abdullah the Butcher-Hannibal hepatitis C lawsuit, Canadian wrestler Devon Nicholson was awarded a $2.3 million in damages and fees judgement in a Ontario Superior Court Tuesday. Image/Video More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 1st, 2014
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Canada health officials investigate salmonella outbreaks linked to chia seed powder, bearded dragons

Public Health Agency of Canada and it’s partners are investigating two salmonella outbreaks; one linked to dried sprouted chia seed powder and a second linked to contact with pet bearded dragons. Image/CFIA Canadian More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Canada: Ontario updates school immunization requirements as Deb Matthews has a few words for Jenny McCarthy

Ontario is strengthening their school immunization requirements for the upcoming school year, requiring proof of immunization against three more diseases, according to a Ontario Ministry of Health news release More...

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