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19 min ago | GlobalNews

West Kelowna's Gellatly Road reopens Saturday

Traffic will start to flow this weekend on a main arterial road in West Kelowna more than two months after it was closed for emergency repairs.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BroadwayWorld Toronto Announces Audition Listings Expansion

I am pleased to announce that BroadwayWorld is expanding it's extensive audition listings to include the Greater Toronto Area, as well as listings for other Canadian Cities.

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Examiner.com

Toronto's exciting Bloor St. Culture Corridor

Twelve arts and culture organizations have collaborated to create an exciting arts and culture destination in Toronto called the Bloor St. Culture Corridor .

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The Toronto Star

Toronto council approves Eglinton Connects renewal plan

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford talked to the media on Eglinton Ave. about his opposition to the Eglinton Connects road renovation project.

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The Toronto Star

Hundreds turn out for Rexdale funeral of slain teacher

Hundreds turned out Friday, some arriving in a yellow school bus and others on foot down a path across railroad tracks, for the funeral of school teacher Abshir Hassan.

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SBWire

Robb MacDonald Law Announces Free Consultations on Criminal Defence Cases

According to data released by Statistics Canada, despite an overall trend of reduced crimes reported to Canadian police forces, there has been an increase in recent offences in homicide, sexual offences against children, impaired driving and most drug offences.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Audition Information Announced for the Canadian Production of 'ONCE'

Open call auditions for ensemble roles in the upcoming new sit-down Canadian production of ONCE will take place on Saturday July 26 at 9:30am at the Randolph Academy.

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The Globe and Mail

Food truck with a difference: Converted bus brings fresh produce to low-income neighbourhoods

When it's parked, the FoodShare bus displays lettuce, onions and berries, and more exotic fare such as okra or yuca .

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Torontoist

Urban Planner: July 10, 2014

Art: Duuuudes, wouldn't you rather be at the beach right now? If you can't get your toes into some sand, the #Hashtag Gallery has a hot alternative.

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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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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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Related Topix: Canada, Family, Kids

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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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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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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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CBC News

RCMP chase fugitive up side of Mississauga condo tower

RCMP caught a suspected drug dealer after a daring chase up the side of a Mississauga condo tower on Friday.

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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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The Toronto Star

U.S. investors mulling over purchase of Captain John's

A potential buyer is kicking the weather-beaten lifeboats of Captain John's Restaurant on behalf of a group of U.S. investors who think the rusting relic could be revived as a key Toronto-area waterfront attraction.

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Related Topix: Canada, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Tue Jul 08, 2014

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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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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Related Topix: Canada, Violent Crime

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

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