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NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA HONOURS CPL. CIRILLO IN U.K. TOUR

Musicians of The National Arts Centre Orchestra are dedicating their remaining tour performances in the U.K. to Corporal Nathan Cirillo. The Ottawa-based NACO is in the midst of a 5-city Remembrance Tour overseas – to coincide with the 100th anniversary … read more

GEHRY SHOCKS IN SPAIN

A Spanish shocker from architect Frank Gehry. The world renowned Canadian-U.S. architect was in Spain to receive a prestigious award – but stunned his hosts by responding to a reporter’s question with a “finger salute” and a harsh profanity - slamming most modern architecture. The 85-year … read more

FENNELL: ”MY NAME IS NOW CLEARED”

An arbitrator has cleared Brampton Mayor Susan Fennell of many of the expense policy violations identified in an audit by Deloitte Canada released this past summer. It showed she violated spending rules over 260 times over seven years. Outside her … read more

CPL. NATHAN CIRILLO RETURNING HOME

Bagpipes played as members of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders regiment placed the flag-draped casket of Corporal Nathan Cirillo into a hearse early this afternoon before the motorcade began the sombre ride to his hometown. Hundreds are lining the route that … read more

NEW POLL NARROWS JOHN TORY’S LEAD IN TORONTO

With three days to go until the municipal election, a new polls shows the constant attacks by Doug Ford and Olivia Chow on John Tory may be having an impact. The new survey by Mainstreet Technologies still gives Tory the … read more

JUSTIN TRUDEAU TO VISIT ZOOMERPLEX TODAY TO TALK ‘PENSIONS’ WITH CARP LEADERS

CARP – A New Vision of Aging – is welcoming a special guest to its Annual General Meeting and Chapter Congress at the ZoomerPlex in Toronto’s Liberty Village today. Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau will host a town hall style … read more

STRATFORD VETERAN BERNARD HOPKINS DIES

The Canadian theatre community is mourning the loss of one of its leading mentors. Bernard Hopkins had a career that spanned half a century, including 24 seasons at the Stratford Festival. Called “Bernie” by everyone who knew him, Hopkins was … read more

SECURITY AT THE FOREFRONT AFTER WEDNESDAY’S TERRIFYING SHOOTINGS ON PARLIAMENT HILL

The two Canadians who killed soldiers this week both wanted to go to Syria, but in their failed attempts to go abroad, decided to terrorize their homeland.  RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson says these are difficult threats to detect and there’s … read more

HERO’S WELCOME, GUNMAN’S MOTHER SPEAKS

Standing ovations greeted the sergeant-at-arms in the Commons. Expressionless much of the time, Kevin Vickers did appear close to tears at one point. He’s released a statement saying he is ”very touched” by the attention he’s received after being credited … read more

STEINBECK’S HEIRS CLAIM THEY’RE BEING SHOVED ASIDE BY LITERARY AGENT

Heirs of American author John Steinbeck say they’re being cut out of negotiations - over possible movie deals – involving the late Nobel Prize-winning writer’s books. The author’s surviving son, Thomas Steinbeck, and the wife of another son, Nancy Steinbeck, filed a petition this month with the … read more