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    How 9/11 has affected the Canadian military

    Mike Lloyd

    A retired major general tells us after the attacks, Americans pushed forces into southern Afghanistan before Canadian forces became became one-third of the combat power at Kandahar Airfield.

  • Peace Arch border crossing

    Post-9/11: Border security now more intense

    Tamara Slobogean

    Despite tighter border security, US Customs and Border Protection insists visitors are welcome. Post-9/11, the CBSA focuses more on people and goods before they get to the border.

  • Candlelight vigil for Kienan Hebert

    News1130 Staff/Canadian Press

    People in Sparwood are rallying together to support the Hebert family as they continue to search for little Kienan, who disappeared Tuesday night. The community held a candlelight vigil last night.

  • UofT, Ryerson to hold student parades on Friday

    680News staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – The University of Toronto Students’ Union and the Ryerson Students’ Union will be holding student parades, Friday. The UofT one will consist of 6,300 participants and 10 floats/vehicles. The parade is from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., and proceed along the following route: Formation Area: University of Toronto front campus (Kings College

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  • Military investigate after body found at CFB Borden

    680News staff

    Military police are investigating after a body was found on CFB Borden near Barrie, Thursday morning. The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service is looking into the cause of death. Details of the death are scarce at this time. A spokesperson for the Canadian Forces says no name will be released at this time as they

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    Killing HST will cost province $2.3 billion

    Dan Burritt

    Finance Minister Kevin Falcon is projecting a $2.8 billion deficit in 2011-12. Falcon says they need to make $458 million in cuts in order to balance the budget by 2013-14.

  • Opening night red carpet at TIFF for the premier of "From the Sky Down"

    Heels, gowns and ties: Stars gather for opening of TIFF

    Rudy Blair, Gloria Martin, and 680News staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – Blinding bling, fancy clothes and expensive champagne were only some of the sights visible at Thursday’s lavish cocktail party at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, which preceded the grand premiere of the Toronto International Film Festival. The chic gathering was hosted only hours before the debut of TIFF’s opening film, a highly anticipated

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  • Events will be held across Canada, the U.S. marking 10th anniversary of 9/11

    This Sunday the world will pause again, just as it did 10 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001 when nearly everyone watched in horror as the terrorist attacks occurred in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania. Here in Canada cities like Whitehorse, YK, Gander Nfld. and St. John, NB saw planes diverted from American air space,

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  • Major MacKenzie Drive is closed between Kennedy and McCowan after a crash between a dumptruck and car left one man dead.

    Man killed in crash between car and dump truck

    680News staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – One man is dead after a serious collision in Markham involving a car and a dump truck. York Regional Police tell 680News the man died after his vehicle collided with a dump truck in the northwest end of the town. “When our officers responded on scene they found the male driver of

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  • U.S. Embassy shows photo exhibit marking 9/11 anniversary

    The U.S. Embassy is showcasing an exhibit of photos taken in the days following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. Thousands of Canadians left tributes at the gates of the embassy and a staff member took photos chronicling the letters, gifts and cards left to mark the tragedy. The photos will remain on display through

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