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Local news for East York (Toronto, ON) continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Yesterday | GlobalNews

More walkable neighbourhoods can reduce risk of diabetes: study

The research , presented to the American Diabetes Association suggested people who live in walkable neighbourhoods have a "substantially lower rate of obesity" and diabetes.

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Yesterday | 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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Tuesday | Canada NewsWire

Media Advisory - Official opening of Corktown Common

With spectacular views of Corktown Common is located at the foot of Bayview Avenue at Lower River Street.

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Tuesday | 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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Mon Jul 07, 2014

680News

City officials look to transform Eglinton into boulevard: report

Toronto city council is set to discuss a plan a create a boulevard along Eglinton Avenue once construction on the Crosstown LRT has been completed.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Public tips helped capture The Mummy Bandit, Toronto police say

A 26-year-old man dubbed The Mummy Bandit, who police allege is responsible for robbing 16 banks over a two-year period in the downtown and East York areas, has been arrested.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

GlobalNews

WHO cautions cities to slow down

For many, going 40 km/h is just too slow. Most Torontonians are used to the general 50 km/h speed limit on our city streets.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

CBC News

Rob Ford fact check: Verifying Toronto mayor's remarks

In his first post-rehab interview , Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admits to "lying, conniving and hiding to cover up" his substance-abuse problems.

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Related Topix: Canada, Drugs, Marijuana

Torontoist

Newsstand: July 1, 2014

Happy Canada Day! Even though almost everyone is off work and gearing up to enjoy the holiday splendour of our nation's 147th birthday, things just keep happening.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Canada Day, Canada, Marijuana,

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Toronto Star

Mary Millard: The Toronto mystery woman who donated $6 million to charity

You can almost picture her climbing out of the two-seater plane: short brown hair ruffled by a breeze blowing across the grass airstrip at Buttonville airport in 1960.

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Related Topix: Canada, Home Gardening, Home

680News

2 injured in stabbing outside Danforth bar

Toronto police said three men got into some sort of altercation outside Pegasus Billiards Bar & Grill, located at 3478 Danforth Ave. west of Warden Avenue, just before 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Toronto Star

Toronto's first pot clinic opens on Danforth Ave.

Toronto's first medical marijuana clinic opened Monday along a bustling stretch of Danforth Ave., attracting a handful of patients eager to get prescriptions for cannabis.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Canada, Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health

Sat Jun 28, 2014

680News

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

Police said as one group was getting off the boat, near Lake Shore Boulevard East and Parliament Street, an argument broke out with another group already on land.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Globe and Mail

GO improvements will eat up most of the money for Toronto-area transit

The Liberal plan for massively improved commuter rail service is estimated to cost as much as $12-billion.

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The Toronto Star

DVP flooded as torrential rainfall wreaks havoc on Toronto roads, rivers

It was a dramatic Wednesday night in Toronto as torrential rainfall wreaked havoc on the city's roads - and its rivers.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

CBC News

Heavy rains cause floods in parts of Toronto

A rescuer in an inflatable boat prepares to pluck a stranded driver from flooding in Wilket Creek Park in Toronto on Wednesday night.

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Independent Weekly

Expats from the celebrate Canada Day with beloved foods

CanSouth Canada Day Celebration June 29, 58 p.m. Polar Ice House 1839 S. Main St., Wake Forest $5 per person, $20 for families of four or more RSVP at www.cansouth.info cross the Triangle and from sea to shining sea, firework stands are sprouting in strip mall parking lots like mushrooms in the woods.

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Related Topix: Life, Canada Day, Holidays, Canada, Wake Forest, NC, North America, World News, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Travel

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Toronto Star

Man arrested for going on 'knockout game'-style punching spree in Toronto

A man has been arrested for allegedly punching people at random in the city's west end over the past week - in an example, police say, of the “knockout game” being played.

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Beach Metro Community News

Police Beat

Just after 4 p.m. on May 9, police were called after a boy, 17, became involved in an altercation with two men.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

BlogTO

The best and worst HomeSense stores in Toronto

HomeSense stores in Toronto get a fair amount of traffic from GTA residents looking to furnish their homes without dropping a small fortune.

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