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1 hr ago | CBC News

Ontario colleges set to vote on tentative agreement with employer

A tentative agreement has made between Ontario's colleges and the union representing its faculty across the province Just in time for the start of the school year.

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5 hrs ago | CBC News

U.S. Open: Milos Raonic rolls into 4th round

Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., hits a backhand return in a 7-6, 7-6, 7-6 victory over Victor Estrella Burgos on Saturday.

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9 hrs ago | 680News

A Toronto police cruiser is shown in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS/Shawne McKeown

Around 1 a.m., a teen was hit by a vehicle at Bathurst Street and St. Clair. She was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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12 hrs ago | CBC News

Fire breaks out at Tim Hortons Field 2 days before Labour Day Classic

A fire broke out in a mechanical room at Hamilton's Tim Hortons Field early Saturday morning as crews scurry to ready the new stadium for its inaugural game, the CFL's annual Labour Day Classic between the hometown Tiger-Cats and the Toronto Argonauts.

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16 hrs ago | CBC News

This Labour Day, OPP blitz is all about texting and driving

A total of 35 drivers have died on OPP-enforced highways so far this year in crashes where distracted driving was a factor.

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20 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Channeling French in North America

THE annual summer rendezvous I usually take to meet up good friends from Los Angeles and New York took an unexpected French twist this year.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

CBC News

Street racing alleged in cyclist death

A 22-year-old man and 16-year-old boy have been charged street racing after striking and killing a cyclist at Sheppard Avenue near Neilson Road.

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GlobalNews

Moving out of Driftwood: Toronto man talks about leaving Jane/Finch

Growing up on Driftwood Court in Toronto's notoriously dangerous TCHC project near Jane Street and Finch Avenue West, Michael Amos knew from an early age that he wanted to find a way out.

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CFRB

12-year-old girl sexually assaulted by stranger at home

Police say a sexual attack on a Toronto girl in her home started with a knock at the door.

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BlogTO

Waterfront LRT back on Toronto's transit roadmap

Two of Toronto's top bureaucrats are pushing to bring a waterfront LRT to Toronto.

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CBC News

3 dead in 2 separate GTA collisions Thursday night

A man and a woman are dead after the motorcycle they were riding collided with this car Thursday night in Brampton.

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Examiner.com

16 meteor sightings occur in Ontario on Aug. 25

Due to an asteroids close approach near earth in August 2014, meteors, fireballs and bolides were expected to be seen.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

CFRB

Rob Ford: ''I know I embarrassed council''

Rob Ford says he knows he has given his colleagues at City Hall a rough ride. "I know, I put this council through some challenges," Ford admitted in council chambers Thursday, his voice trembling.

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680News

2 women charged after Suna

Two women were arrested and both face five charges on Thursday after a disturbance on a Sunwing flight that was halfway to Cuba when it was forced to return to Toronto on Wednesday.

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Canada.com

Air Canada CEO warns Ontario fuel tax hike will undo plan to turn Toronto into global aviation hub

"We're trying to build a world-class business and we cannot do it competitively with these regressive forms of taxation," Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinescu said in an interview Thursday.

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CBC News

Tiger-Cats stadium won't get OK until Sunday afternoon

But that's still two days after the Hamilton Tiger-Cats say they have to let the Rogers Centre know if they'll play the Labour Day Classic there.

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The Globe and Mail

Luxury retailer Holt Renfrew to close Ottawa and Quebec City stores

A Holt Renfrew store is shown at Yorkdale Mall in Toronto on Oct. 24, 2013. A Holt Renfrew store is shown at Yorkdale Mall in Toronto on Oct. 24, 2013.

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CBC News

Rouge Valley hospital patient concerned over privacy breach

The privacy breach that compromised the information of thousands of new mothers at the Rouge Valley Hospital in Scarborough continues to grow.

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CTV

5 things to know in Toronto for Thursday, Aug. 28

Captain John's Restaurant, which will soon be stripped and sent to a scrapyard, floats in the Toronto harbour on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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RollingStone

Bob Dylan Details 31-Date North American Fall Tour

Bob Dylan will embark on a 31-date North American tour, beginning October 17th at Seattle's Paramount Theater.

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