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1 hr ago | 680News

UPDATED Centrust condo developer allegedly skips town with $12M in buyers' deposits

Toronto police are investigating after a condo developer allegedly skipped town, leaving buyers wondering how they will get back their deposits totalling $12 million.

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5 hrs ago | The Philipine Reporter

Ontario Bikolanos enjoy kaogmahan

Bicol Canada Community Association spent their picnic, and games at Earl Bales Park on August 2, 2014.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

680News

5 things to do this weekend: BuskerFest, Walk for the Children and Taiwanfest

BuskerFest: This long-running festival in support of Epilepsy Toronto brings an eclectic mix of street performers to Toronto's downtown core.

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Torontoist

Jane-Finch Residents Rally Against Immigrant Detentions

On Tuesday, August 19, immigration consultant Alberto Mestanza stood on the southwest corner of Jane Street and Finch Avenue and delivered a strong message to Canada's federal government: "We are here to say that enough is enough!" Mestanza, who has worked with the Spanish-speaking community for 20 years, was one of about 40 protesters who gathered ... (more)

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2nd man accused of sexually assaulting boys at Ontario group home

Toronto police have arrested a second man alleged to have sexually assaulted boys at a group home north of Kingston more than 30 years ago.

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What about reducing car lanes on downtown Yonge?

Toronto has a long love affair with the idea of making downtown Yonge St. more of a public space than merely a thoroughfare, and once in a while we actually try it out.

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The Toronto Star

5 things you might not know about clock towers in the GTA

Life churns and the city changes. Streets are torn apart for new ones; dead factories crumble to make way for skyscrapers.

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Road & TTC closures in Toronto: Aug. 21-24

Thursday at 7 a.m. to Sunday at 11:59 p.m.: Edward Street, near Yonge Street, and Elm Street, near Yonge Thursday at 9:30 a.m. to Sunday at 11:59 p.m.: Yonge Street, from Richmond to Gerrard streets Friday at 6 p.m. to Sunday at 11:59 p.m.: Yonge Street, from Gerrard to College streets, and Gould Street, from Yonge to Bond streets Taste of Manila ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

TrekEarth

Bridle Path Inuksuk

The Bridle Path is an upscale residential neighborhood in Toronto,with large mansions on huge lots.

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CBC News

Police arrest one teen, seek another in Rexdale shooting

Paramedics attend to a man who was shot near the intersection of Dixon Road and Islington Avenue early on Monday morning.

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Torontoist

Urban Planner: August 21, 2014

Festivals: It doesn't seem possible, but the downtown Yonge Street strip is about to get a whole lot more colourful over the next few days.

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The Toronto Star

Japanese Densuke watermelon costing $200 gets mixed results in Star taste test

A $200 Densuke watermelon from Japan, left, has many more seeds than the $7 Ontario watermelon on the right.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

National Post

Is Karen Stintz dropping out of Toronto mayoral race? Campaign team...

At a time when mayoral candidates are jockeying for the limelight, denouncing tweets from rival operatives, attacking transit plans and going so far as to call for drug and alcohol testing, one candidate has been conspicuously silent.

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New Aga Khan Museum will showcase Islamic art

The first museum in North America that will display only Islamic art will open to the public next month in Toronto.

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GlobalNews

Toronto's NXT City Prize winner designs pedestrian-friendly Yonge St.

The winning design for the 2014 NXT City Prize would see a stretch of Toronto's iconic Yonge Street transformed into a pedestrian-friendly public space.

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CBC News

Chow says Tory transit plan promises 'fewer lines, later'

Mayoral candidate Olivia Chow, seen above in a photo taken in May, took aim at John Tory's transit plans in an announcement on Wednesday.

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Captain John's still in limbo as removal deadline nears

Last we reported about Captain John's, the dilapidated 1970s seafood restuarant moored at the foot of Yonge St., there was reason for cautious optimism that the ship might finally make its exit from the Toronto harbour.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

BlogTO

The story of the last new streetcar launch in Toronto

At the end of this month, the TTC will debut a new design of streetcar for the first time in 26 years.

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Man violently pistol-whipped in his driveway during carjacking

A man was allegedly the victim of a violent pistol-whipping and carjacking at the hands of two teenagers in north Etobicoke.

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680News

Toronto man, 24, killed in double shooting identified

A 24-year-old man who was gunned down Monday evening at Jane Street and Eglinton Avenue West has been identified as Olatoyebi Waheed by Toronto police.

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