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  1. Four face multiple firearm, drug charges after Toronto police investigation

    Thestar.com - Crime 01.18 / 03:25 www.thestar.com
    The Toronto Police Service Integrated Gun and Gang Task Force executed five search warrants in Toronto on Sunday…
  2. What a blood plasma-for-profit clinic means for public health care

    Macleans.ca - Health 01.17 / 23:50 www.macleans.ca
    The federal government has quietly approved a plasma-for-profit clinic in Saskatoon, drawing fiery criticism from politicians, scientists and patients The post What a blood plasma-for-profit clinic means for public health care appeared first on…
  3. Obese fathers, not just overweight moms, may harm young children’s development: study

    Canada.com - Health 01.17 / 22:18 www.canada.com
    Children of obese fathers nearly twice a likely to fail tests measuring ‘personal-social functioning’ by age three compared to children of normal weight…
  4. Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks shutters after almost two decades

    Quillandquire.com - Books 01.17 / 22:17 www.quillandquire.com
    Vancouver indie Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks is set to close down at the end of February after nearly 20 years… Read More…
  5. Study: A third of adults treated for asthma don’t actually have asthma

    Macleans.ca - Health 01.17 / 20:47 www.macleans.ca
    Misdiagnosis of respiratory disorder believed to affect about three million Canadians leads to patients being unnecessarily treated The post Study: A third of adults treated for asthma don’t actually have asthma appeared first on…
  6. Local chefs to serve up everything-but-the-kitchen-sink soup in support of United Way’s anti-hunger initiative

    Straight.com - Food 01.17 / 19:14 www.straight.com
    The charitable event will kick off the 15th annual Dine Out Vancouver Festival this Friday (January…
  7. Representative John Lewis’s books sell out following Donald Trump’s attacks

    Canada.com - Books 01.17 / 18:53 www.canada.com
    The Georgia Democrat's memoir, Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement, was sold out on Amazon.com and was the site's No. 2…
  8. New Year, New You: Five Ways to Give Back

    Divine.ca - Health 01.17 / 17:57 divine.ca
    Good deeds are always needed, not just for one month out of twelve. Here are a few ideas that you can give back in the New…
  1. Four face multiple firearm, drug charges after Toronto police investigation

    Thestar.com - Crime 01.18 / 03:25 www.thestar.com
    The Toronto Police Service Integrated Gun and Gang Task Force executed five search warrants in Toronto on Sunday…
  2. Soccer trailer stolen from Oshawa minor sports association

    Durhamregion.com - Crime 01.16 / 21:42 www.durhamregion.com
    OSHAWA — Members of an Oshawa minor sports association are appealing for help from the public as they try to recover an event trailer that was stolen sometime during the past month. The trailer, property of the Oshawa Central Council of N…
  3. Markham man arrested for impaired driving, collision, driving wrong way

    Thestar.com - Crime 01.16 / 19:39 www.thestar.com
    York Regional Police made 12 impaired-related driving arrests from last Friday to…
  4. AMBER ALERT CANCELLED: Missing Mississauga girl found safe

    Durhamregion.com - Crime 01.16 / 17:55 www.durhamregion.com
    An Amber Alert for a missing Mississauga girl, believed abducted, has been cancelled after she found safe in Toronto, Peel Regional Police…
  5. Senior who beat fellow resident to death gets life in prison, no parole for 10 years

    Thestar.com - Crime 01.16 / 17:53 www.thestar.com
    Peter Brooks had been convicted of second-degree murder in the 2013 death of Joycelyn Dickson at a long term care home in…
  1. What a blood plasma-for-profit clinic means for public health care

    Macleans.ca - Health 01.17 / 23:50 www.macleans.ca
    The federal government has quietly approved a plasma-for-profit clinic in Saskatoon, drawing fiery criticism from politicians, scientists and patients The post What a blood plasma-for-profit clinic means for public health care appeared first on…
  2. Obese fathers, not just overweight moms, may harm young children’s development: study

    Canada.com - Health 01.17 / 22:18 www.canada.com
    Children of obese fathers nearly twice a likely to fail tests measuring ‘personal-social functioning’ by age three compared to children of normal weight…
  3. Study: A third of adults treated for asthma don’t actually have asthma

    Macleans.ca - Health 01.17 / 20:47 www.macleans.ca
    Misdiagnosis of respiratory disorder believed to affect about three million Canadians leads to patients being unnecessarily treated The post Study: A third of adults treated for asthma don’t actually have asthma appeared first on…
  4. New Year, New You: Five Ways to Give Back

    Divine.ca - Health 01.17 / 17:57 divine.ca
    Good deeds are always needed, not just for one month out of twelve. Here are a few ideas that you can give back in the New…
  5. You can use your treadmill for more than a boring walk

    MIAMI — Just because it’s too cold for your normal three-mile outdoor run doesn’t mean the treadmill has to be a monotonous exercise in staring at a blank wal…
  6. 'Should we really die differently?': Doctor delivers end-of-life care to Toronto's homeless

    Cbc.ca - Health 01.17 / 10:20 www.cbc.ca
    A program in Toronto is providing end-of-life medical treatment for the homeless, sending doctors out to visit patients at shelters, drop-in centres and sometimes even on the…
  7. Clean needle programs too dangerous, federal prison officials tell court

    OTTAWA - Giving clean drug-injection needles to prisoners to stem the spread of infectious disease would make federal penitentiaries more dangerous places, senior correctional officials say. Syringe needles could too easily be used as weapons, the Correctional Service of Canada's…
  8. Researchers find genetic fingerprint for spotting aggressive prostate cancer

    Macleans.ca - Health 01.17 / 08:37 www.macleans.ca
    DNA discovery will allow for more customized care for men diagnosed with prostate cancer The post Researchers find genetic fingerprint for spotting aggressive prostate cancer appeared first on…
  1. Safety Tips for Winter Sports

    Canadianfamily.ca - Education & Family 01.17 / 05:12 www.canadianfamily.ca
    Ski and snowboard season has officially begun, and that means it’s time to gear up and get safe. We always... The post Safety Tips for Winter Sports appeared first on Canadian F…
  1. Local chefs to serve up everything-but-the-kitchen-sink soup in support of United Way’s anti-hunger initiative

    Straight.com - Food 01.17 / 19:14 www.straight.com
    The charitable event will kick off the 15th annual Dine Out Vancouver Festival this Friday (January…
  2. Bodybuilder chef Adrian De Los Rios cooks up Performance Meals

    Thestar.com - Food 01.17 / 05:31 www.thestar.com
    The professional chef and bodybuilder knows healthy food doesn’t have to s…
  3. How to send restaurant food back the right way

    Thestar.com - Food 01.17 / 01:08 www.thestar.com
    You may feel awkward, but restaurants want you to be happy. Sending something back is important feedback to…
  4. Supercook Massimo Bottura feeds the hungry in Theater of Life

    Straight.com - Food 01.15 / 21:28 www.straight.com
    The famed chef used food waste from Expo Milano 2015 to fill the bellies of the…
  5. Supercook Massimo Bottura feeds the hungry in Theater of Life

    Straight.com - Food 01.15 / 21:14 www.straight.com
    The famed chef used food waste from Expo Milano 2015 to fill the bellies of the…
  6. Musette Caffé reopens in downtown Vancouver to connect cycling community, caffeine, and history

    Straight.com - Food 01.15 / 21:03 www.straight.com
    Cycling and caffeine fans can rejoice: a cycling community hub has reopened in a new and improved…
  7. 6 food trends poised to blow up big in 2017

    Straight.com - Food 01.15 / 21:01 www.straight.com
    This year ahead will see a rise in breakfast sandwiches and tacos, fried chicken for the first meal of the day, various types of squash, and…
  8. Supercook Massimo Bottura feeds the hungry in Theater of Life

    Straight.com - Food 01.15 / 20:59 www.straight.com
    The famed chef used food waste from Expo Milano 2015 to fill the bellies of the…
  1. 5 things the decline of radio and TV can tell us about the future of the Church

    Christianweek.org - Religion 01.17 / 03:14 christianweek.org
    When was the last time you sat down to watch a TV show (other than, say, a football game) when it aired live? And in the car, how often do you listen podcasts or your own playlists compared to the...Read More→ The post 5 things the decline of radio and TV can tell us about the future of the Church appeared first on…
  1. Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks shutters after almost two decades

    Quillandquire.com - Books 01.17 / 22:17 www.quillandquire.com
    Vancouver indie Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks is set to close down at the end of February after nearly 20 years… Read More…
  2. Representative John Lewis’s books sell out following Donald Trump’s attacks

    Canada.com - Books 01.17 / 18:53 www.canada.com
    The Georgia Democrat's memoir, Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement, was sold out on Amazon.com and was the site's No. 2…
  3. Beloved cookbook store, Barbara-Jo's Books To Cooks, to close

    Canada.com - Books 01.17 / 01:06 www.canada.com
    In the 20 years as owner of Barbara-Jo’s Books To Cooks, one day seared in Barbara-jo McIntosh’s memory. (The store name takes an uppercase J, in defiance of the lowercase j in her actual name.) It showed her the true worth of her shop. “On Sept. 11 when that horrible thing happened, people came in droves to the…
  4. Where art thou? Author Glenn Dixon chronicles his time answering letters to Juliet in Verona

    Canada.com - Books 01.16 / 21:01 www.canada.com
    David Chau: Braided with the central plot are classroom scenes featuring composites of his pupils as they ponder Romeo and Juliet, and a thread that hints at the historical roots of the star-crossed…
  5. You’ll find more humanity in a rerun of CSI than in Caleb Carr’s Surrender, New York

    Canada.com - Books 01.16 / 19:59 www.canada.com
    Howard Shrier: If you care deeply about Carr's causes or enjoy listening to awkward men insult each other ad nauseum, this might be the book for…
  6. Literary event listings, Jan. 16–22, 2017

    Quillandquire.com - Books 01.16 / 19:38 www.quillandquire.com
    MONDAY, JANUARY 16 Peter Jennings: Speaking on his book Shark Assault. Best Western Hotel, 400 Memorial Ave., Orillia, Ont. 10… Read More…
  7. Amidst a decline in adult fiction sales, graphic novels were ‘too popular to be denied’

    Canada.com - Books 01.16 / 17:53 www.canada.com
    Batman. Star Wars. The Walking Dead. These were just three of the franchises that powered comics sales last…