Stephen Harper says jihadist terrorism 'seeks to harm us here'

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, in a speech to party loyalists at a suburban Ottawa high school Sunday, signalled that security and the economy will be the priorities when Parliament returns Monday.

Stephen Harper says jihadist terrorism 'seeks to harm us here'

With his government ready to unveil anti-terror legislation Friday, the prime minister stressed the present threat of violent extremism in...

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Clara Hughes didn’t even tell her mom she was depressed

Olympic athlete Clara Hughes is spokesperson for Bell's Let's Talk campaign, which aims to remove the stigma surrounding mental illness.

Clara Hughes didn’t even tell her mom she was depressed

Clara’s Big Ride, a documentary featuring the Olympian and mental health advocate, is set to air on CTV during Wednesday’s Bell Let’s Talk...

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Homeware giant Umbra continues to adapt

Design giant Umbra marks its 35th anniversary with a “reinvented” flagship store at Queen and John Sts. Co-founders Les Mandelbaum, left, and Paul Rowan are pictured at the store.

Homeware giant Umbra continues to adapt

The Toronto-based company is refocusing its flagship downtown store while also expanding gift offerings to keep up with the times

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Parenting expert Ann Douglas writes about raising 4 struggling kids in new book

Parenting expert Ann Douglas writes about raising 4 struggling kids in new book

Parenting expert Ann Douglas writes about raising 4 struggling kids in new book

Douglas talks about her experiences with mental health, developmental and behavioural disorders in Parenting Through the Storm

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Maverick Conservative MP Michael Chong fights to reform Parliament

Conservative MP Michael Chong, a political junkie since his teens, says gratitude for the opportunities Canada offered his immigrant parents drove his decision to get involved in public life.

Maverick Conservative MP Michael Chong fights to reform Parliament

A throwback to the time his party was called Progressive Conservative, Michael Chong wants to curb the PMO’s clout and empower MPs

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Deportations of criminals down under Ottawa's fast-ouster scheme

Manuel Rieaz Mohamed, now 21, immigrated to Canada from Guyana when he was 3. His family put off applying for citizenship because of the cost, so he never became a citizen. He now faces deportation to Guyana.

Deportations of criminals down under Ottawa's fast-ouster scheme

Fewer immigrants convicted of crimes are facing revocation of their permanent residency, and the number of removals has dropped

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Ottawa’s IT wing faces more delays in secure network project

A project to switch federal departments and agencies to a unified secure network has been delayed another year. Federal bureaucrats have warned the existing system leaves the government vulnerable to cyberattacks.

Ottawa’s IT wing faces more delays in secure network project

Shared Services Canada pushes back project to replace existing system another year, citing a lack of resources and issues with federal...

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On Vimy Ridge, mighty oaks will grow again — thanks to a Canadian soldier

Monty McDonald was close to Leslie Miller, the Canadian soldier who salvaged a handful of acorns from a dying oak tree in the aftermath of the battle of Vimy Ridge in 1917. He's at the forefront of an effort to repatriate the trees, now growing in Scarborough, back to Vimy in time for the battle's centennial.

On Vimy Ridge, mighty oaks will grow again — thanks to a Canadian soldier

No trees were left standing in the aftermath of a bloody battle that defined the Canadian effort in the First World War. Thanks to a...

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Japan working to gain IS hostage's release, analyzing video

Japan stunned by video purportedly showing 1 of 2 Islamic State group hostages has been killed

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Ontario

Man in custody after Toronto stabbing attack

Numerous victims in hospital after stabbing attack in downtown Toronto

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Canada

New anti-terror laws coming on Friday

Government's re-tooled anti-terror law to be introduced Friday, says Harper

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Ontario

Man in court in connection with son's death

Man appeared in court in connection with two-year-old son's death

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Ontario

Man in hospital after falling down bluffs

Man hospitalized with frostbite after falling down Scarborough Bluffs

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Car Seat Clinic

Mon Jan 26 | 5:00 PM

BRIGHTON HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

Tue Jan 27 | 7:30 PM

Winterfest Dinner Silent Auction

Thu Jan 29 | 5:00 PM

YMCA PA Day Camp - Jan 30

Fri Jan 30 | 8:30 AM

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