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1 hr ago | Torontoist

Jane-Finch Residents Rally Against Immigrant Detentions

On Tuesday, August 19, immigration consultant Alberto Mestanza stood on the southwest corner of Jane Street and Finch Avenue and delivered a strong message to Canada's federal government: "We are here to say that enough is enough!" Mestanza, who has worked with the Spanish-speaking community for 20 years, was one of about 40 protesters who gathered ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | 680News

2nd man accused of sexually assaulting boys at Ontario group home

Toronto police have arrested a second man alleged to have sexually assaulted boys at a group home north of Kingston more than 30 years ago.

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9 hrs ago | CBC News

Burlington Skyway crash: Driver to plead not guilty

The dump truck that struck the Burlington Skyway bridge had it's bucket raised as it slammed into the bridge's overhead steel trusses and girders.

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10 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Five things to do in Toronto this weekend: Aug. 22 to 24

Robert Munsch celebrates Family Literacy Day at Willow Park Junior Public School in Scarborough.

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11 hrs ago | CBC News

What's On: An epic water fight and more

The second Irie Music Festival takes place this weekend in Mississauga after an earlier festival at Nathan Phillips Square.

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15 hrs ago | 680News

Road & TTC closures in Toronto: Aug. 21-24

Thursday at 7 a.m. to Sunday at 11:59 p.m.: Edward Street, near Yonge Street, and Elm Street, near Yonge Thursday at 9:30 a.m. to Sunday at 11:59 p.m.: Yonge Street, from Richmond to Gerrard streets Friday at 6 p.m. to Sunday at 11:59 p.m.: Yonge Street, from Gerrard to College streets, and Gould Street, from Yonge to Bond streets Taste of Manila ... (more)

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17 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Scotiabank BuskerFest Takes Over Toronto This Weekend

Scotiabank BuskerFest in support of Epilepsy Toronto kicked off today at noon throughout Toronto's Downtown Yonge Neighbourhood for four wild days of fun for all ages - rain or shine! The 15th annual Scotiabank BuskerFest is bigger and more exciting than ever, with a stellar array of over 160 of the world's best street performers coming from around ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

AVHerald

American B738 near Orlando on Aug 20th 2014, cracked windshield

An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N989AN performing flight AA-1610 from Miami,FL to Toronto,ON , had just reached cruise FL350 about 50nm north of Orlando,FL when the captain's windshield emitted a loud "pop" and developed cracks.

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CBC News

TTC to inspect 88 buses after part recall

Quebec-based manufacturer Nova has said that wear and tear on an alternator cable may increase the risk of fire in some of its buses.

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CBC News

Teacher arrested for having sex with 13-year-old student

A teacher at a middle school in Etobicoke has been charged for having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old student.

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CBC News

Motorcycle deaths could hit 7-year high, OPP says

Police say 26 riders have died so far in 2014, with at least two more months of the season left to go.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Julie Taymor's a Midsummer Night's Dream Set to Premiere at Tiff 9/8

After enrapturing theatre goers during it's 2013 New York stage run, legendary theatre and film director Julie Taymor brings her sumptuous production of William Shakespeare 's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to the screen in a unique cinematic theatrical experience.

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CBC News

Toronto's new streetcars: What riders need to know

With new streetcars set to hit Toronto's streets in 10 days, the TTC has posted a YouTube video to tell passengers what they need to know about using the vehicles.

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CBC News

New Aga Khan Museum will showcase Islamic art

The first museum in North America that will display only Islamic art will open to the public next month in Toronto.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

BlogTO

Toronto Restaurant Openings: Wood Firepit & Tap, Ronnie B's, Louis Cifer Brew House, La Zona Pizzeria

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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Sikh association 'deeply' disappointed in Ontario's stance on helmets

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said she would not support an exemption allowing Sikhs to ride a motorcycle without wearing a helmet because it 'would pose a road safety risk.'

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CBC News

Two men injured in separate north Toronto stabbings

Toronto police hold the scene of a stabbing on Yonge Street near Elmwood Avenue, near the North York Civic Centre, early on Wednesday morning.

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Torontoist

Liz West Doubles Down in Toronto-Danforth

In 2010, Liz West lost a photo-finish election to incumbent councillor Paula Fletcher , who defeated her by a mere 259 votes.

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Torontoist

Reel Toronto: Orphan Black - Season Two

Toronto's extensive work on the silver screen reveals that, while we have the chameleonic ability to look like anywhere from New York City to Moscow, the disguise doesn't always hold up to scrutiny.

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Canada.com

Reevely: We're not privatizing liquor sales because we like the money

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.

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