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

2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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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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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

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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CBC News

3 injured in overnight shooting in Toronto's northeast

Two males and one female were taken to trauma centres after a triple shooting in the Flemington Park area of Toronto.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

CBC News

Building a new, beautified subway line

Construction at Keele Street marks the beginning of the TTC's expansion. Art will blend with architecture in the six new subway stations now taking shape along the TTC's Spadina Extension subway line, set to open in the fall of 2016.

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Brandon Sun

Citizen Active -- East End pioneer Clifford Sifton changed the face of Canada

Three of Brandon's notable early citizens were from the East End. Last week, I looked at Joseph Woodworth and John Kirchhoffer.

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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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Sat Jul 05, 2014

InsideHalton.com

Artists from Oakville's Trias Gallery exhibit their work in Toronto

Oakville's Trias Gallery is teaming up with two Toronto-area gallery spaces to present exhibits by its artists Ernestine Tahedl and Katya Trischuk.

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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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