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City of Toronto’s 5 golf courses to open on Friday

| Toronto Staff

Special twilight rates will be offered until April 30 to motivate people to get outside after this long harsh winter.

Children prepare to jump into a Toronto pool in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS

Health Life Local News

Public pools could soon have to post inspection notices

| Toronto Staff

The city's medical health officer says a bylaw would encourage pools to fix their infractions.

File photo of office workers. GETTY IMAGES/Oli Scarff.

Life

More Canadians leaving their jobs after just two years: Workopolis poll

| Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press

In the 1990-2000 survey, fully 60 per cent who said they had been in the same job for more than four years.

An Air Canada Airbus A319-114 airliner prepares to land at Toronto's Pearson International Airport. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kenneth Armstrong.

Life

Travel from U.S. up in February for third time in four months: StatsCan

| The Canadian Press

While overnight travel rose, it was not enough to offset a decrease in same-day car travel.

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Business Life

Canada’s inflation rate rises to 1.5% in March

| Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press

The biggest contributor was energy, which rose 4.6 per cent overall.

Electronic joints are for sale in Toronto stores, but Health Canada hasn't tested their safety and efficacy. CITYNEWS

Health Life

EXCLUSIVE: ‘E-joints’ for sale in Toronto shops

| Toronto Staff and Amanda Ferguson

So far Health Canada has not done any studies about the products' safety and efficacy.

A GP administers a vaccine in an undated file photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Phototake

Health Life

Ont. Health Minister slams Jenny McCarthy for anti-vaccine stance

| Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press

The province is urging parents to make sure their children's records are up to date. (5)

File photo of a medicine bottle. ANP XTRA/Lex van Lieshout

Health Life

Out-of-pocket health costs rising: Statistics Canada

| Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press

The three biggest components of out-of-pocket health-care spending were dental services, prescription drugs and health-related insurance premiums.

Stephen Poloz looks on after being named as the next Governor of the Bank of Canada during a news conference , May 2, 2013 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Money

Bank of Canada shaves 2014 growth rate to 2.3%

| Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press

The rate decision won't come as a surprise to markets, who have penciled in the central bank keeping rates stable for another year or so.

File photo of a Metro.

Money

Supermarket chain Metro says prices could creep higher

| Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press

The company's blamed the lower Canadian dollar, energy price increases and rising minimum wages.

Volunteers sort donations at the Daily Bread Food Bank at 191 Toronto St. on Dec. 27, 2013. CITYNEWS/Peter Dworschak.

Life

BT & CityNews team up for Daily Bread spring food drive

| Erin Criger

Daily Bread is hoping to collect $225,000 and 225,000 pounds of nutritious food by April 26. Video

Tow Truck Driver Dragged While Hanging Onto Vehicle In Theft Attempt

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Province seeks more regulation of tow truck industry

| Toronto Staff

The Ministry of Consumer Services said having operators registered would "contribute to lower costs in Ontario's auto insurance system."

How to identify & treat migraine headaches

Health Life

Teens who suffer concussion more likely to attempt suicide, be bullied: study

| Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press

"I think what we're seeing here is a cry for help," said lead researcher Dr. Gabriela Ilie.

Hands-on look at how Google Glass works

Life Technology

Google sells its Glass for a day

| Reuters

Google did not say how many pairs it would sell, just that the quantity would be limited. Video

Toronto skyline, post ice storm. Photo taken from ferry dock at Ward's Island, Dec. 28, 2013. Diana Pereira/680News

Life

Toronto is world’s ‘most resilient’ city

| Erin Criger

Toronto, followed by Vancouver and Calgary, are the best cities for real estate investment, according to a London group. (6)

A man works at a computer in this file photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/West Coast Surfer/Mood Board/Rex Features

Technology

Computer hacking expert says more bad news to come from Heartbleed

| The Canadian Press

The Heartbleed bug is caused by a flaw in OpenSSL software, which is commonly used on the Internet to provide security and privacy.

Vehicles back up on the Peace Bridge as they enter the United States from Canada, in Buffalo, N.Y., on May 3, 2003. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/David Duprey

Health

Privacy watchdog wants Ontario police to stop sharing suicide attempts with U.S.

| Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press

Ontario residents are being denied entry to the United States on the basis of their mental health history. (1)

File photo of a lancet device (top) being used to prick a finger to draw blood which will be tested in a glucometer (left). THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy.

Family

Making Ontario schools safer for students with chronic conditions

| Katia Snukal, Yonge Street Media

The project will investigate asthma, anaphylaxis, diabetes and seizure disorders.

National Technology

Canada Revenue Agency service resumes after Heartbleed shut down

| The Canadian Press

The websites were shut down last week after the Heartbleed bug revealed security flaws. Video

A Service Canada office is shown on Yonge Street in East Gwillimbury in an undated file photo. SERVICE CANADA

Life National

Some immigrants appear to face ‘unreasonable’ hurdles with OAS, critics say

| Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press

Service Canada says OAS payments are available to most people aged 65 or older who meet legal status and residence requirements.

A sequence of the lunar eclipse that took place on June 15, 2011 in Lyon, France. FLICKR/Luc Jamet

Life National

Total lunar eclipse visible in Canada this week

| Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press

The year's first eclipse will begin just before 2 a.m. EDT on Tuesday.