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A 25-foot man holding up a condo courts controversy

© Steve Russell A 25-foot-tall, bronze and stainless steel sculpture by German artist Stephan Balkenhol depicts a white man wearing dress clothes, holding up a condo tower. The piece of art, commissioned through the city’s public art program, unveiled in ...

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Police searching for suspect after man injured in Brampton shooting

© Nick Westoll / File / Global News Police were seen canvassing the area of Dixie Road and Advance Boulevard following a shooting late Saturday. Peel Regional Police say officers are searching for a suspect after a man was shot ...

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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

© Provided by Canadian Press Enterprises Inc TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: July inflation Statistics Canada will release its consumer price index for July on Wednesday. The agency reported ...

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Baby found left alone in a vehicle in over 30-degree heat in Longueuil

© David Sedell / Global News Longueuil police said they smashed open the car window to remove the child, who was under the age of two, from the hot vehicle. A baby was found unsupervised in a hot car in ...

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Scarborough subway line closed Saturday

Prepare for some disruptions if you’re travelling on the TTC this weekend. There’s a late opening Sunday on Line 1 between Sheppard West and Wilson stations, with shuttle buses operating until noon. © Mike Wise/CBC Shuttle buses will operate during subway line ...

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Tornado warning lifted for parts of York, Durham regions

© File Environment Canada issued the alert at 3:51 p.m. Environment Canada has lifted a tornado warning that was in place for parts of York and Durham regions Saturday afternoon. The weather agency initially issued the alert at 3:51 p.m. ...

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Cosplay fans unite at Montreal’s anime convention

© Brittany Henriques / Global News Isabelle and Valerie Sansouci dressed as Zelda characters at Montreal’s Otakuthon. Montreal’s anime convention Otakuthon is back at the Palais des Congrès for three days of cosplay, video games, loads of shopping and more. ...

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After year in the desert, soldiers set to return home as Mali mission ends

© CBC CBC News spoke to Kathryn Brett, a critical care nursing officer, and Vincent Moreau, a medical technician, via Skype at the Canadian Armed Forces camp in Gao, Mali Vincent Moreau didn’t have much time to get used to ...

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Instability, sudden changes threaten to derail Impact's playoff push

© Provided by Canadian Press Enterprises Inc MONTREAL — A whirlwind of sudden changes and instability could derail the Montreal Impact’s playoff hopes down the stretch. A week of rotten luck – including new injuries to Ignacio Piatti and Samuel ...

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85-year-old, lifting since 1950, on track to cinch weightlifting championship

© Provided by Canadian Press Enterprises Inc MONTREAL — Olympic-style weightlifting isn’t just about strength or power. It’s about speed, coordination, focus. More than five decades ago, Marcel Perron learned that in a visceral way. The 85-year-old lifter — then ...

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