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16 min ago | CBC News

Man opens fire on crowd in Brantford, woman rushed to hospital: police

One woman is in hospital and Brantford Police are "shocked" no one was killed after a man opened fire into a crowd outside of a bar past last call Thursday morning.

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2 hrs ago | BlogTO

New in Toronto real estate: Upper House condos

The Upper House condos in Leaside is another mid-sized building coming to Toronto that dispenses with the all-glass look that tends to define many downtown condos in the city.

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4 hrs ago | CBC News

Death of Abshir Hassan, role model 'filled with passion' leaves community shocked

Abshir Hassan, a 31-year-old Toronto teacher, died in a shooting in the Lawrence Heights area on July 8, 2014.

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8 hrs ago | BlogTO

Toronto Restaurant Openings: Kimchi Tofu, Braised, Billy's Dumplings, ...

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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12 hrs ago | Torontoist

Meet a Toronto Mayor: Bert Wemp

Each month in the run-up to the municipal election on October 27, Torontoist will profile one of the 64 people who served as Mayor of Toronto-people who shaped the city, displayed colourful personalities, or managed to do both.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

680News

No motive for shooting that killed Toronto teacher: police

Toronto police say there is no motive for a triple shooting that killed a 31-year-old supply teacher and seriously injured two others Tuesday.

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DurhamRegion.com

Ajax resident arrested as fraud ring busted

Project Berlin began in January when investigators were told of a number of incidents of bogus companies preying on people with poor credit.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Guillermo del Toro and Natalie Brown talk FX vampire series 'The Strain'

His vampires are parasitic monsters that infect their prey like a virus. And in "The Strain," premiering Sunday on FX Canada, they descend upon New York like a plague.

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Weyburn Review

Toronto stock market looked set to open higher; gold up, while oil heads down

The Toronto stock market looked set to open higher, while traders will be looking for hints on the pace of future interest rate hikes when the minutes of the latest meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve are released on Wednesday.

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Sys-Con Media

Confluence: Shifting Perspectives of the Caribbean

PATTISON Onestop celebrates the Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto with a specially commissioned exhibition, Confluence: Shifting Perspectives of the Caribbean, bringing together a group of works produced by artists with cultural ties to the Caribbean.

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The Globe and Mail

Mayoral candidates divided on plan to make Eglinton more cyclist, pedestrian friendly

Workers are seen at the Eglinton Crosstown West Launch Shaft in Toronto. New payroll data from Statscan shows that Canada's labour market is making modest gains.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Toronto Star

Rob Ford urged to resign by protestors

Mayor Rob Ford was loudly shouted down by a group of protesters on Eglinton Ave. Monday morning and police were called at his first public press conference since he returned from rehab.

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CBC News

Toronto teacher Abshir Hassan dead, 2 injured in overnight shooting

A 31-year-old Toronto teacher who died in a triple shooting in Lawrence Heights earlier today, was slain in the same neighbourhood where he grew up and eventually taught.

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The Globe and Mail

One year later, Toronto remembers the flood of 2013

One year after an extreme summer rain storm flooded roads, railways and basements across Toronto, the city government marked the event with a reminder to be prepared.

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Related Topix: Canada, Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather

Torontoist

Cheri DiNovo: Ontario NDP Must Acknowledge Election "Debacle"

The Ontario New Democratic Party needs to reclaim the socially progressive values it abandoned in the recent provincial campaign, according to one of its own MPPs.

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CFRA

U.S. to free Marc Emery, Canada's 'Prince of Pot,' after 5-year imprisonment

When the poster child for marijuana legalization is released from a U.S. prison later this week, he'll be re-entering a world where many of his ideas have taken root and in some places have sprouted right up.

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Brandon Sun

Toronto stock market looked set to open lower; oil was down while gold went up

The Toronto stock market looked set to open lower as traders await the start of the summer corporate earnings season to gauge the health of the North American economy, with U.S. aluminum giant Alcoa reporting earnings after markets close on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)

CBC News

3 injured in overnight shooting in Toronto's northeast

Two males and one female were taken to trauma centres after a triple shooting in the Flemington Park area of Toronto.

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GlobalNews

Investigation continues into disappearance of Toronto area family

Police aren't ruling out a connection between the three charred bodies found inside a vehicle last Friday and the disappearance of a Toronto-area family last week.

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CBC News

Building a new, beautified subway line

Construction at Keele Street marks the beginning of the TTC's expansion. Art will blend with architecture in the six new subway stations now taking shape along the TTC's Spadina Extension subway line, set to open in the fall of 2016.

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