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Senior's daughter shares health-care cautionary
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Senior's daughter shares health-care cautionary tale

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Barbara Frohlick always thought the health-care system would be there for her 94-year-old mother, Hazel Adella Edwards, when she needed it.

Tim's coffee sales up

(CNW) -Tim Hortons has announced preliminary same-store sales increases of as much as 6.1 percent at restaurants in Canada, and as much as 8.3 percent at restaurants in the United States for the second quarter, which ended July 2.

Public transit now deductible

(CNW) Transit users should keep monthly transit passes and receipts if they want to claim the new tax credit for public transit use on their 2006 income tax return. The transit pass credit was announced in the May 2006 federal budget.

Oh Canada! What a great place to explore

(CNW) Fifty percent of Canadians are planning to take a vacation this summer and expect to spend an average of about $2,500 on their getaway, according to Scotiabank's second annual study on Canadians' travel intentions.

Tips for managing the boss

(CNW)Everyone encounters less-than-perfect supervisors at some point in their careers.
Italian community has World Cup fever

Italian community has World Cup fever

BY KEITH LACEY He was only joking, but Tony Nero told all employees they had better be wearing red, white and green, the colours of Italy's national flag, when they reported for work Tuesday.

Fish for free this weekend

The Ontario government is inviting everyone to get outdoors and reel in some fun during the 13th annual Ontario Family Fishing Weekend.
Downtown restaurant hosts breast cancer
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Downtown restaurant hosts breast cancer fundraiser

BY GIANNI UBRIACO  A local breast cancer fundraiser was held July 2 at The Laughing Buddha on Elgin St.

New Ontario trillium logo 'very liberal'

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Nickel Belt MPP Shelley Martel thinks there's a sinister purpose behind the provincial government's decision to spend $219,000 to re-design  Ontario's trillium logo.
NLFB ready to rock the park this weekend

NLFB ready to rock the park this weekend

BY KEITH LACEY Although Jeff Healey became a household name to Canadian music fans playing rock n' roll and blues, his first musical love is jazz.