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3 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Teen killed by GO Train was victim of tragic accident, police say

A 17-year-old boy who was fatally struck by a GO Train Monday evening was the victim of a tragic accident, police say.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Canada,

6 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

Oakville native helping put on Toronto's Unity Festival

The 39-year-old Etobicoke resident who grew up in Oakville told the Oakville Beaver he was experimenting with the vocal art in the 1990s, but more so in the early 2000s when he and a number of other beatboxers decided to form Sick Sound Syndrome.

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7 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Protesters denounce Israeli offensive in Gaza, call on Harper to support peace

Tempers flared briefly as protesters marched through downtown Ottawa today, calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to denounce Israel's military actions in Gaza.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Stephen Harper, North America, Canada,

8 hrs ago | CBC News

Toronto-Centre NDP riding association raked in $145K in 2013

Despite losing the hotly contested byelection race to replace former Liberal MP Bob Rae, the Toronto - Centre New Democrat riding association raised more than $145K in donations in 2013.

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Related Topix: Canada

12 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Four arrested, one outstanding in alleged gang sexual assault and robbery

Four people have been arrested and police are searching for one man after a young woman was allegedly sexually assaulted and robbed on Thursday.

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15 hrs ago | CBC News

SIU probes shooting involving police in Newmarket

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after he was shot following a confrontation with York Regional Police in Newmarket early Tuesday.

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20 hrs ago | CBC News

West-end shooting leaves man in serious condition

Paramedics take a man to hospital after a shooting on Jamestown Crescent, near Finch Avenue and Martin Grove Road.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

CBC News

Male pedestrian struck and killed by GO Train in Toronto

Toronto police are investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian and a GO Train near Dundas Street West and Sterling Road on Monday evening.

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CBC News

Hundreds attend Toronto funeral for 7-year-old Georgia Walsh

Hundreds of people gathered at a Toronto church on Monday to pay tribute to the life of a young girl who died after being struck by a minivan last week.

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The Globe and Mail

Massey Tower rises from quirky footprint on Yonge Street

In this architectural rendering, Massey Tower springs skyward with the classical roofline and columns of the historic 1905 Canadian Bank of Commerce building below.

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CBC News

Impaired driving charge laid in head-on crash that hurt 10

Police say the 42-year-old driver of the Pontiac, pictured on the right, is facing multiple charges following the collision.

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CBC News

Rebuilding lives in aftermath of the shooting that killed Abshir Hassan

When school teacher Abshir Hassan was gunned down in front of his building in Lawrence Heights earlier this month, a community mourned.

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BlogTO

New Toronto music fest to boast flea market and arcade

If Toronto was music festival city last summer, 2014 started out packed and is now becoming somewhat of a joke - or would be if local music fans weren't so thirsty for the word "festival."

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Related Topix: Canada, Music, Entertainment

CFRB

Charges dropped against four in Project Traveller probe

Four of the 60 people arrested in the Project Traveller drug investigation have had the criminal charges against them dropped.

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The Toronto Star

Opinions on Rob Ford divide Toronto's black community

Andray Domise, a city council candidate in Etobicoke North, has penned an open letter questioning why the city's black community would support a mayor who uses racial epithets and opposes community programs.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

CBC News

Fuel tax hike will likely push airfares higher, officials say

Airline and airport officials say that the Ontario government's plan to hike aviation fuel taxes will likely lead to increased airfares.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Niagara Falls, NY

The Globe and Mail

No leads on death of Canadian law professor killed in Tallahassee, Florida

Dan Markel, from his Facebook page, with unidentified children. A widely respected law professor originally from Toronto, Mr. Markel was gunned down in his Florida home, but police are saying little about the circumstances of his death other than to confirm it is being investigated as a homicide.

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Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL, Social Software, Canada, Florida State University

CBC News

Jermaine Defoe of Toronto FC added to MLS All-Star squad

Jermain Defoe has made a combined 15 appearances for Toronto FC in all competitions, scoring 12 goals and three assists.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Jermain Defoe, Michael Bradley, Toronto FC, US Soccer, Canada

CBC News

Suspect sought in sex assault in Bloor and Dufferin area

A male suspect is being sought in connection with a sex assault that occurred in the Bloor Street West and Margueretta Street area, police say.

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CBC News

Gaza conflict sparks massive global protests, some violent

Thousand of protesters around the world, including hundreds in some of Canada's major cities, protested Saturday against Israeli military action in Gaza.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Canada, Riot

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