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Bonnie Crombie holds campaign launch for Ontario Liberal leadership bid

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Mississauga, Ont., Mayor Bonnie Crombie has launched a bid to become leader of the Ontario Liberals, saying she wants to renew, rebuild and re-energize the party. Crombie becomes the fourth contestant in the race that includes MP Nate Erskine-Smith, MP and former …

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Church holds ‘influence’ over Ontario community that voted down Pride flags, locals say

On a recent weekday afternoon, the main street in Norwich Township was bustling with people chatting at the local cafe, eating at the deli, or browsing through shops. But residents say all that changes on Sundays, when the community in southwestern Ontario largely closes for the Christian day of rest, …

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West Island Cancer Wellness Centre holds 2nd annual ‘Challenge of the Brave’ – Montreal

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The West Island Cancer Wellness Centre (WICWC) held its second annual ‘Challenge of the Brave’ fundraising event Saturday afternoon. The event is based on the popular reality adventure show the Amazing Race, but with a few twists. Twenty teams competed in 10 …

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Winnipeg’s Syrian community holds fundraiser after another devastating earthquake – Winnipeg

Winnipeg’s Syrian community came together to hold a fundraiser for the victims of yet another devastating earthquake on Monday. A new 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck parts of Turkey and Syria that were laid waste two weeks ago by a massive quake that killed around 45,000 people. Community members poured in to support relief …

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Manitoba’s Iranian community holds car rally to support protestors – Winnipeg

The Iranian community of Manitoba held a car rally Saturday afternoon to support protestors in the country. The rally started at Sterling Lyon (lion) parkway and travelled to Shaw Park before wrapping up at Polo Park. Dozens of vehicles took part in the rally with the message of trying to …

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Rory McIlroy holds off Thomas, Finau to defend Canadian Open title

Rory McIlroy has won back-to-back RBC Canadian Opens. The Northern Irishman fired an 8-under 62 to hold on for a two-stroke victory over Tony Finau of the United States to finish at 19-under overall. Fans rushed the fairway at St. George’s Golf and Country Club after McIlroy, Finau, and American …

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