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

9 hrs ago | BlogTO

A loner's guide to the 5 least used TTC subway stations

Finding peace and quiet on the Toronto subway is a difficult task--and that's a good thing.

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13 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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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Dissident Voice

White Supremacists March against Anti-Semitism

Why does a demonstration of hundreds of people against "anti-Semitism" in Toronto seem more like a march for white supremacy than a rally against racism? On August 20, reported the Canadian Jewish News , several thousand took to Bathurst Street under the slogan "We Will Not be Silent: A March Against Global Anti-Semitism."

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DurhamRegion.com

Teen faces charges in fatal collision

A 22-year-old man and 16-year-old boy are facing street racing charges in connection with a crash in Toronto that killed a teenage cyclist.

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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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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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The Toronto Star

Logistics plague Captain John's removal

The new owner of Captain John's Restaurant says he's ready to move the ship from the foot of Yonge St. in as little as a week, but he requires court approval first.

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Counterpunch

When a March Against "Anti-Semitism" Feels Like a March for White Power

Jonathan Cook reports from the West Bank on How the Media and Human Rights Groups Cover for Israel's War Crimes; Jeffrey St. Clair on Why Israel is Losing; Nick Alexandrov on Honduras Five Years After the Coup; Joshua Frank on California's Water Crisis; Ismael Hossein-Zadeh on Finance Capital and Inequality; Kathy Deacon on The Center for the Whole ... (more)

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GlobalNews

Toronto weekend road closures

Fan Expo - Thursday to Sunday closures a Front Street West south curb lane from John Street to Simcoe Street and Bremner Boulevard north curb lane from Simcoe Street to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre driveway will be closed: - Thursday, August 28 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. - Friday, August 29 and Saturday, August 30 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. - Sunday, ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: Exclusive Photos from Cirque du Soleil's 'KURIOS'

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at Cirque du Soleil 's brand new show, KURIOS - now playing in Toronto through October 26th.

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Torontoist

Nick Dominelli Seeks Office in York-South Weston

Nick Dominelli made a bid for council seat in Ward 12, York-South Weston, during the 2010 election, finishing a close second to incumbent councillor Frank Di Giorgio-and now he's preparing to face Di Giorgio at the ballot box once again.

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680News

Morning Weather Webcast: August 28, 2014

Editor's note: Comments which include offensive or inappropriate language will be deleted.

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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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Wed Aug 27, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Family says missing woman may be hiding in North York park

Catherine "Kit" Currie, a resident of the Dufferin Grove neighbourhood, was last seen at about noon Aug. 15 at Queen and Bathurst streets.

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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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680News

EXCLUSIVE: Police raid former offices of condo developer in North York fraud case

Police raided the former offices of a North York condo developer that allegedly kept at least $12 million in down payments, Wednesday morning.

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Canada.com

Toronto woman with family in Ottawa missing

Kit Currie was last seen in Toronto in mid-August and her friends and family fear she may be headed for the Ottawa area.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Beach Metro Community News

Police Beat

The multi-jurisdictional case resulted in allegations that between 1977 and 1983, a 12 year-old boy was sexually assaulted by a staff member of the Sagamore Farm group home in Parham, Ontario.

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Torontoist

Peter Fenech Seeks Etobicoke Centre Council Seat

Peter Fenech, council candidate for Ward 3, Etobicoke Centre , is quick to admit he has limited experience in politics and community involvement.

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CFRB

Man robbing people at gunpoint near Fairview Mall

A public safety alert from Toronto police for people who live in the area between Don Mills Road and Leslie from Sheppard Avenue up to Finch Ave. By those boundaries, this will also affect those at Fairview Mall.

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