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The wisdom of preparing a will

"Many people haven’t gotten around to writing a will. They think it’s no big deal, since all their assets will go to their spouse when they die. But that’s not the case if you have children. Your spouse gets the first $200,000 of estate value un...

Bombardier plane deal worth $1.5B

"Bombardier Inc. is going ahead with plans to build a 100-seat commercial plane after obtaining 38 firm orders worth more than $1.5 billion. With the launch of its CRJ1000, an extended version of the CRJ 900, the Montreal-based plane and train builder...

Cholesterol may play role in Type 2 diabetes

" Cholesterol may not just be bad for your heart. A study suggests problems with cholesterol regulation in the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas may be responsible for the development of Type 2 (formerly known as late onset) diabetes. The work,...

Today's Leafs could learn a lesson from '67 legends

The Toronto Maple Leafs are getting some support from the '67 champs. They are there to give them morale support and how to deal with they're going. "But with the passage of time has come the near mythologizing of the '67 all-Canadian boys. Tim Horton...

Chinese have a ball for seniors

The largest Chinese New Year gala in North America was held in Toronto last night and raised more than $1 million for seniors in the GTA. The 2007 Dragon Ball at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, celebrating the Year of the Pig, is a fundraising event

Federal funds for homeless not spent: Study

"More than $70 million in federal money earmarked for the homeless was never spent, despite an urgent need across the country, says an internal study. The draft report, obtained under the Access to Information Act, found no satisfactory explanation fo...

DNA bar code reveals new bird species

"Canadian researchers have co-authored a biodiversity study on DNA "bar-coding" they say will pave the way for cataloguing the world's organisms and lead to the discovery of untold numbers of new species. With this technology, the study authors envisi...

What do the markings mean on bombs and bullets?

"For inventory and quality control. When a bullet, explosive, or any kind of ammunition is manufactured, it may be marked with a unique serial number and date of manufacture. (A bomb may also include information indicating which factory produced it.) T...

8 die in copter crash

13 Canadians slightly hurt as convoy vehicles collide

A town called hope

When locals bought the Nipigon mill, things looked brighter. Then came the fire.

Celtics' Green wins dunk crown

"Boston's Gerald Green capped All-Star Saturday with an acrobatic leap over a table to win the dunk contest, and Miami's Jason Kapono fell just short of an event record while winning the 3-Point Shootout. Green, the Celtics' 21-year-old swingman, perf...

Leafs down reeling Oilers 4-3

"John Pohl and captain Mats Sundin scored two goals apiece tonight to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-3 win over the reeling Edmonton Oilers. Tomas Kaberle had two assists, while Andrew Raycroft stopped 28 shots for the win as the Leafs grabbed so...

Chimpanzies use hammers

"Back when people were fashioning humanity's first wheels in Egypt, chimpanzees were bashing nuts with heavy stone hammers in West Africa, a Canadian-led team of scientists announced yesterday. The scientists say the discovery of the 4,300-year-old st...

Arrest follows double killing in Hamilton bar

"One man is under arrest after two teenagers were stabbed to death early this morning in a bar in the east end of Hamilton. The altercation took place at the Dizzy Weasel Pub and Grub, in the Barton St. E. and Gage Ave. area (map), early this morning,...

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