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38 min 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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4 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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Wed Aug 27, 2014

BlogTO

Toronto Restaurant Openings: The Contender, Essen, Hardware Food & Drink, Sutra Fusion, The Borough

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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CBC News

How safe is condo purchase deposit money?

That's the question many are asking after yesterday's news that a group of would-be condo buyers allegedly stand to lose thousands of dollars each in deposit money over a failed condo project.

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National Post

One person dead after being hit by train in west Toronto

One person is dead after being hit by a train near Runnymede Road and Dundas Street West on Wednesday afternoon, according to Toronto EMS.

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680News

The council chamber is shown in Toronto City Hall in an undated file photo. HANDOUT/City of Toronto

For all but a select few Torontonians, the minutiae of municipal politics appears to be a slow-going and often inefficient affair at council meetings.

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