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The Weather Network banks on the rain in Spain

The outlook remains sunny for Pelmorex Media Inc. as the company celebrates its 25th anniversary by continuing to spread its weather- and traveler-related expertise abroad.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

CBC News

Foot path at Dufferin Grove Park honours cyclist Jenna Morrison

A unique foot path is now open to the public at Dufferin Grove Park as a memorial for a Toronto cyclist killed in 2011.

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680News

Video: Toronto EMS in stoa

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UPDATED Ford Nation flocks to Toronto park for a Ford Festa party

An east-end Toronto park was inundated with fans of Rob Ford on Friday for the mayor's scheduled Ford Fest bash.

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Globe and Mail

Five things to do in Toronto this weekend: July 25 to 27

If you cook it, they will come. The North American debut of Taste Festivals happens in Hogtown, a city apparently of rising gustatorial renown.

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The Globe and Mail

The thrills of Toronto's new Sunnyside Bike Park: 'You have a...

Israel Ramirez tests out Sunnyside Bike Park, Toronto's first large scale city-sanctioned bike park.

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Globe and Mail

How Stephen Leacock's enduring classic, Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, endures

This summer, John Semley asks the tough questions of our nation: Are we Canadians really a funny people? And, if so, how did we get that way? Each week, for 10 weeks, he will explore a new facet of our history in humour.

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Torontoist

Making Toronto Safer for Pedestrians

About three times a day, a pedestrian and a vehicle collide in our city. This month, three of those collisions resulted in pedestrian deaths.

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BlogTO

Look inside Toronto's first ice bar and lounge

The first Toronto ice lounge is open and ready for some cool customers. Chill Ice House , the latest in a family of lounges from Boston to Dubai, turns the freezing weather we Torontonians love to hate into a permanent, year-round party.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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