Space oddity: astronaut Chris Hadfield’s flight suit bought in vintage store

Toronto doctor Julielynn Wong bought Chris Hadfield's flight suit for $40 from a local thrift store. Dr. Wong, who specializes in space medicine and once worked with Hadfield at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, is thrilled.

Space oddity: astronaut Chris Hadfield’s flight suit bought in vintage store

A Toronto physician buys Canadian space man’s flight suit in a Queen St. W. shop for $40. But how did it get there?

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Jeremy Brodeur

OSHAWA -- Oshawa Generals goalie Jeremy Brodeur. October 24, 2014

Oshawa Generals double up Belleville Bulls

OSHAWA -- Minus, arguably, their two most valuable players, the Oshawa Generals still cruised to an 8-4 win over the Belleville Bulls on...

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VACCINES

FILE - Vaccines

Anti-vaccination attitudes high among alternative health care providers

Nearly one-third of chiropractors graduating from college are anti-vaccine, a McMaster researcher found.

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LUGE

Mike Rae (right) watches as Waas and Skye Polson careen down his backyard luge track.

Barrie dad builds 150-metre luge track in his backyard

Mike Rae’s backyard luge track is not for the faint of heart. Kids have been clocked flying down the twisting chute at 25 km/h.

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GREENBELT

Don Howard has been farming in East Gwillimbury for decades. But the land he rents has been sold to a developer, and he's resigned to the onslaught of urban sprawl.

Ontario farmland under threat as demand for housing grows

As the province prepares to review its decade-old Greenbelt and growth plan, the battle lines are drawn between conservation and development...

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OPP car

Troublesome youth, missing boy among calls for Northumberland OPP Feb. 23-26

Troublesome youth, missing boy among calls for Northumberland OPP Feb. 23-26

NORTHUMBERLAND – Northumberland OPP dealt with a variety of calls this past week, including a missing 10-year-old boy, a collapsed roof and...

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Wayne Marlon Jones

Wayne Marlon Jones, 53, of Ajax is charged with sexual assault and three counts of fraud over $5,000.

Ajax ‘exorcism’ pastor Wayne Marlon Jones hit with new sex assault charges

AJAX -- More charges have been laid against an Ajax pastor accused of sexually assaulting women at his church. Toronto police said Friday...

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Tim Horton's Campbellford celebrates 20th anniversary

Working at Tim Hortons, Jimmy and Jaclyn Robertson, on the left, join their parents Josephine and Doug Robertson, centre, owners of Tim Hortons Campbellford during a special cake-cutting ceremony on their 20th anniversary.

Tim Hortons Campbellford celebrates 20th anniversary

The icing on the cake for Doug and Josephine Robertson could be said to be the 20th anniversary celebration of the opening of their first...

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News From Beyond Belleville Region

Ontario

Two dead, one wounded in Toronto shooting

Two dead, one wounded in shooting at east end Toronto McDonald's

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Ontario

Sales of Ontario PC memberships ends today

Ontario PC leadership candidates have until 5:00 p.m. ET to sell new memberships

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Ontario

Harassing texts sent to PC leadership hopeful

Suspect arrested in connection with texts sent to Christine Elliott campaign

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Ontario

U of T teaching assistants take strike action

University of Toronto to go behind picketlines on Monday

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Canada

Vet reviews now only every three years

Vets will need to verify lost limbs every three years, instead of annually

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Canada

Quebec hijab decision sparks widespread criticism

Court of Quebec stands by decision to refuse to hear case unless hijab removed

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Landowner Workshop in Maynooth

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Sat Feb 28 | 3:00 PM

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Thu Mar 5 | 9:30 AM

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