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  • Toronto auction a collection of macabre artifacts CBC - 1 hour 11 minutes ago

    William (Billy) Jamieson was a world-renowned dealer of tribal art, but also collected a collection of macabre items, including electric chairs and shrunken heads. He … More »Toronto auction a collection of macabre artifacts

    William (Billy) Jamieson was a world-renowned dealer of tribal art, but also collected a collection of macabre items, including electric chairs and shrunken heads. He passed away in 2011 and a collection of his more left-of-centre pieces are being auctioned off by Waddington's.

  • Homeowners hit with $5,000 water bills CBC - 1 hour 20 minutes ago
    Residents of the east-end housing complex question whether their bills fairly reflect their water use over the last seven years.

    Residents of an east-end housing complex get more than they expected with their water bills in seven years.

  • TORONTO - Graduates of a planned law school at a Christian university in British Columbia that forbids sexual intimacy outside heterosexual marriage cannot practise in Ontario, that province's law society decided Thursday. Many members of the Law Society of Upper Canada's board of directors condemned the policy as "abhorrent," …

  • TORONTO - Ontario's governing Liberals — or whichever party succeeds them — should work with the private sector to deliver public services at less cost, former Liberal finance minister Dwight Duncan said Thursday. Ontario has a "staggering" debt, insufficient infrastructure, gridlock in the Toronto area and an aging population …

  • Injured Mississauga firefighters identified CBC - 2 hours 54 minutes ago
    Investigators are searching for answers as to what started a fire that led to a massive explosion at an industrial warehouse in Mississauga. Three firefighters remain in hospital following the incident.

    Three Mississauga firefighters are recovering in hospital after being injured in a massive explosion caused by a fire at an industrial warehouse, as investigators at the site try to determine what started the blaze.

  • Grand & Toy to close all 19 retail stores CBC - 2 hours 38 minutes ago

    Grand & Toy, the Toronto office supplies chain, will close down all 19 of its retail locations in Canada after 132 years in business.