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1 hr ago | Globe and Mail

Visiting Langdon Hall is 'like escaping to Brittany, but just outside Toronto'

Langdon Hall, celebrating its 25th anniversary, was built by the New York Astors at the turn of the 20th century.

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Related Topix: Canada, Berne, NY, Home Gardening, Home, Travel

2 hrs ago | BlogTO

The top 10 Toronto metal bands of all time

The top Toronto metal bands of all time make for a curious collection. Toronto's metal scene has never really been big enough to capture worldwide attention the way Sweden, San Francisco or even Quebec scenes have throughout history.

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Related Topix: Canada, Metal, Anvil, North America, World News, Thrash-Metal, Music, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | CBC News

E-cigarette market on fire while scientists wage heated debate

The electronic cigarette. Safer than the real thing? A way to quit smoking or a gateway to tobacco use? Electronic cigarette use is skyrocketing, revenue has reached the billions of dollars, legislators are talking about - and enacting - regulations, and more and more research is published every month.

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Related Topix: Associated Press, Canada, Publishing, Media, New Times, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Science / Technology

7 hrs ago | CBC News

Palestinian and Jewish Israeli youth become friends at Ontario camp

Twenty teenagers spent three weeks at an Ontario camp as part of a peace initiative that brings together youth from both sides of the Israeli and Palestinian conflict to talk about their experiences.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Family, Teenagers, Canada,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Journal

Direct Energy to sell Ontario business for more than $500M

Direct Energy , which moved its headquarters to Houston in 2013, will sell some of its Canadian business to EnerCare Inc. for about $511.65 million in U.S. dollars.

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CNews

Canadian Mohamed Hersi gets 10 years on terror rap

The first Canadian to be convicted for attempting to participate in terrorist activity abroad, was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday.

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CBC News

Toronto Zoo welcomes two baby bison

The Zoo works with the University of Saskatchewan and Parks Canada to breed the bisoncalves as a part of a research project.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Canada

ContactMusic.com

Tops Announces New Lp 'Picture You Staring' Plus Streams New Song 'Way To Be Loved' [Listen]

TOPS have announced details of their much-anticipated new album and are sharing the lead single "Way To Be Loved".

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CBC News

Q&A: Peter Horachek on a fresh coaching start with the Maple Leafs

Peter Horachek is back in the NHL as one of the assistant coaches of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Maple Leafs, NHL Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Canada

Canada.com

Timeline: Canada's brushes with terror

A group dubbed both Direct Action and the Squamish Five detonated a bomb at a missile manufacturing plant in Toronto.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Canada.com

Burnaby man faces terror charge, accused of joining Islamist fighters in Syria

A Burnaby man accused of taking up arms in Syria has become the first person to be charged under a new Canadian law targeting people who travel for terrorist purposes.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Terrorism,

BlogTO

Toronto Restaurant Openings: Tinto Bar de Tapas, Goat Coffee Co,...

Toronto Restaurant Openings highlights the latest restaurant openings and closings in Toronto and also gives a preview of what's coming soon.

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The Toronto Star

KFC to offer beer at two Toronto locations

For the first time in its 58-year history in Canada, KFC will offer domestic and international beers this fall, selling those at its two “fast-casual” concept outlets in Toronto.

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Related Topix: Canada, Beer, Drink,

Examiner.com

PUP announces North American tour

After being named one of the hottest new acts in music this year by Rolling Stone, Toronto punks PUP are ready to take their raw, harsh, energetic music across the country.

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Related Topix: Canada, Detroit, MI, Nestor (San Diego, CA), Brighton (Boston, MA)

Globe and Mail

Rob Ford, TTC Ceo in conflict over sale of tunnel machines

The start of tunnel construction as part of the Toronto-York Spadina subway extension project on June 17, 2011 The start of tunnel construction as part of the Toronto-York Spadina subway extension project on June 17, 2011 Mayor Rob Ford and TTC CEO Andy Byford remain at an impasse over the sale of the transit company's boring machines after a ... (more)

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Canada.com

Air Canada cancels Wednesday flight to Tel Aviv

TORONTO, ONTARIO: NOVEMBER 06, 2012 - An Air Canada plane taxi's across the runway at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Tuesday, November 06, 2012.

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Related Topix: Canada, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Canada.com

Three-way race in Toronto between Ford, Chow and Tory: poll

The Toronto mayoral race is a dead heat between the three top contenders as Mayor Rob Ford's support of one-in-four voters remains set in concrete and Olivia Chow has dropped off sharply, a new poll suggests.

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CBC News

Police investigate after swastika spray-painted on bus shelter

York Regional Police are investigating after someone spray-painted a swastika and an anti-Israeli message on a bus shelter in Thornhill overnight.

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The Globe and Mail

Video shows Toronto bus running red light, narrowly missing pedestrian; TTC investigates

This screenshot from a dashcam video posted on Youtube July 21, 2014, shows a Toronto Transit Commission running a red light and nearly hitting a pedestrian at the intersection of Eglinton Ave. and Ionview Rd. This screenshot from a dashcam video posted on Youtube July 21, 2014, shows a Toronto Transit Commission running a red light and nearly ... (more)

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CBC News

Toronto man dies after car rolls over Highway 401 off-ramp

Police are investigating after a black BMW sedan rolled over the Highway 401 off-ramp to Keele Street in Toronto on Wednesday morning.

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