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Canal crash

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  • 1976-01-07

"A 19-year-old Downsview man, Robert O'Brien, was the second driver to end up in the canal in the past four weeks. Mr. O'Brien lost control of his car on Friday night after freezing rain covered area roads with slick ice. O'Brien was not hurt in t...

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Edney, Earle James obituary

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  • 1963-03-06

Event Date : Thursday, February 28, 1963 Event Type : Death Description : Earle James Edney, 30, of Newton Robinson, was killed Feb. 28 about 11/2 miles south of Bond Head on No. 27 Highway, while driving north. According to police, the right fr...

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Ellis, Dr. Charles Wilson obituary

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  • 1953-10-21

Event Date : Saturday, October 17, 1953 Event Type : Death Municipality : Toronto, Ont. Description : One of the oldest practicing dentists in Ontario, being a 1900 graduate from the College of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Dr. Charles W. Ell...

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Lifelong Friends, Three Lose Lives at Railroad Crossing

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  • 1951-07-25

"Three Schomberg men died at the railway level crossing immediately south of Beeton C.P.R. station, early Friday morning. The triple fatality left 10 young children fatherless." ...

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Paul Paxton Seriously Injured in Triple Crash

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  • 1964-07-22

"Paul Paxton, 29, of Newmarket, and brother of Leo. Paxton of Dunkerron and Mrs. William Moriarty, is in Peel Memorial Hospital, Brampton, in critical condition with head injuries, suffered in a triple crash at a bridge on Highway 50 near Woodhill...

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Neilly, Daniel Howe obituary

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  • 1941-01-08

Event date: January 3, 1941 Event type: Death Description: "Bradford Pa., Star; Funeral services for Daniel Howe Neilly, 86, of the Derrick City road, who died at 12.05 o'clock Wednesday morning at the Bradford Pa. hospital from injuries received...

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Saliwonczyk, Nina obituary

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  • 1965-08-11

Event Date : Monday, August 02, 1965 Event Type : Death Municipality : Newmarket, Ont. Description : Died as the result of a car accident, of Toronto, formerly of Bradford, in her 18th year. Survived by her sister, Mrs. Olga Marie Styles. Funeral...

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Nina Saliwonczyk, 17, Killed in Car Collision on Hwy.11 on Holiday Evening

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  • 1965-08-11

"Nina Saliwonczyk, 17, who since coming to Canada had spent most of her life in the Bradford area and was known among the young people as a very bright and intelligent young girl, met a tragic death in the flaming wreckage of a car on No. 11 Highw...

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Hand, Norman obituary

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  • 1969-07-02

Event Date : Sunday, June 29, 1969 Event Type : Death Description : Died at Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, in his 85th year, as a result of an automobile accident. Of Barrie, loving father of Arthur of Barrie and Orville of Bradford. Funeral se...

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Woman Loses Arm in Automobile Accident

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  • 1942-09-02

"Miss Alida Hill, of 160 Macphedson Ave., Toronto, was critically injured in an auto accident Saturday afternoon when the car in which she was a passenger failed to negotiate the curve at the foot of Holland Landing hill, climbed an embankment and...

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