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A teenage suspect has allegedly been punching people in the head in the Steeles Avenue and Leslie Street area, a situation that has prompted police to issue a public safety alert. According to Toronto police, a young man has approached and assaulted victims in the area on three occasions since last Thursday.
In October 2013, it was announced that cultural landmark Honest Ed's, along with a number of standalone businesses nearby, had been sold to Vancouver-based Westbank Properties-and now Torontonians are getting insight into the kind of vision the developer might have for the 1.8-hectare parcel near Bloor and Bathurst streets. Westbank, known in Toronto for its work on the Shangri-La Hotel , will reportedly be bringing B.C. architect Gregory Henriquez on board for the project .
Ballot box preparation, Township of North York office at 5000 Yonge Street, 1964. City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 217, Series 249, File 261, Item 1. For most of Toronto's history, the privilege of voting in municipal elections belonged to an elite group.
Simon Southwell is not afraid of monsters. In fact, he loves them - especially if they pop up from the dirt and weigh close to a half-tonne.
After the shock of Doug Ford's announcement Friday that he was entering the race for mayor, many people who talked to the Star on a downtown street expressed doubts about his prospects and motivations. Some Torontonians are feeling puzzled, politically weary and a tad cynical about the mayoralty race and the Ford brothers, after Friday's double-barreled announcement that has changed the tenor of the race.
Architect Gregory Henriquez says he will 'bring something of a left-leaning social activist component as well as a design component,' to the Honest Ed's project. Architect Gregory Henriquez says he will 'bring something of a left-leaning social activist component as well as a design component,' to the Honest Ed's project.
Fans of Andrea Martin should know that she's written a wonderful, moving, incredibly funny, and honest series of essays that have been published by Harper Collins into a book titled 'Lady Parts.' Ms. Martin immediately sets the tone of her book in the introduction, where she confesses the greatest deceit that she has done unto her fans.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper give a helping hand to the Aga Khan , spiritual leader of the world's 15-million Shia Ismaili Muslims, after the Aga Khan addressed the House of Commons, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Thursday February 27, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau were on hand as a new landmark complex - the $300-million Aga Khan museum and Ismaili centre - opened in Toronto today.
The number of record stores in Toronto's downtown grows ever smaller as Ontario music chain Sunrise Records prepares to shut down its two Yonge St. locations. Customers first noticed something was amiss at the chain earlier this week when much of their inventory was put on a 40% off sale with a zero-returns policy.
Fully and truly meeting its commitment to youth development through meaningful sports programs, the 15-year old North York Pinoy Athletic Association , is conducting a free Youth Basketball Clinic special program every Friday beginning September 26, 2014. Alongside the program is the holding of a Basketball House League during the Fall/Winter Season of 2014.
A $300-million showcase complex that includes the first North American museum devoted to Islamic art opens Friday, an initiative of the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the world's Ismaili Muslims. The complex, designed by some of the world's top architects, aims to foster knowledge and understanding among Muslims as well as between Islamic societies and other cultures.
The two buildings are situated within a 6.8-hectare landscaped park, a new space for the public that showcases the work of three renowned architects. Japanese architect and is expected to be opened next year.
A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found dead at an address in the Highway 401 and Bayview Avenue area on Thursday morning. Shortly before 8 a.m., Toronto police were called to 199 Upper Canada Dr., to assist paramedics with a call.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 10:51 am
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