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

9 hrs ago | CBC News

Police respond to men wielding meat cleavers, axe in separate incidents

The Emergency Task Force was called in the early morning hours on Thursday to apprehend a man wielding dual meat cleavers in the street.

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17 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

DeHart: Move to new location adds parking convenience

This week's column is dedicated to Don Phelps, one of the first solicitors I met in Kelowna back in 1971 when I was working for Scotiabank.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Tori Spelling other woman Emily Goodhand does exist despite TMZ assertions

On the April 22, 2014 episode of " TMZ on TV ", TMZ news director Mike Walters claimed that "[ Emily Goodhand ] doesn't exist.

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The Toronto Star

Toronto airport tunnel problems known since 2012

Just days after the Toronto Port Authority said a harsh winter would push completion of the island airport tunnel into 2015, it was revealed other problems were known as far back as summer 2012 when digging began.

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The Globe and Mail

Hike corporate taxes to pay for Toronto subway line, Ontario NDP says

Andrea Horwath is calling for Toronto's downtown relief subway to be made Ontario's top transit priority and for the province to hike corporate taxes to pay for it.

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BlogTO

What Lawrence Avenue used to look like in Toronto

At the turn of the 20th century, the territory covered by current day Lawrence Avenue was almost entirely farmland.

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Canada.com

Firefighter in critical condition, three injured after blaze at Toronto-area warehouse

The city's overheated real estate market has seen many older homes and buildings plowed down by bulldozers.

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GlobalNews

Police investigate two separate shootings overnight in Toronto area

Emergency crews were called to a scene in Mississauga near Eglinton Avenue and Winston Churchill Boulevard around 11 p.m. Tuesday.

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DurhamRegion.com

Pickering guitarist celebrates 40 years of Moxy with anniversary concert

Canada is full of talented musicians that, because of the landscape of the music industry here, are often under- recognized or don't enjoy the longevity or success that bands in the United States do.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

680News

Woman finds snake in Victoria Park & Ellesmere bathroom

A woman in the city's east end had quite a scare on Tuesday morning when she discovered a snake in her bathroom.

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Edmonton Journal

Edmonton Food Notes: City's top chefs to compete in Gold Medal Plates team fundraiser

James Chatto, the Toronto food and wine writer and head judge for Gold Medal Plates, has released the list of Edmonton chefs competing in the annual Olympic team fundraiser, scheduled for Oct. 23 at the Shaw Conference Centre.

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SBWire

Core Wellness Centre Describes Benefits of Visiting a Chiropractor After a Car Accident

Core Wellness Centre, the chiropractic clinic in Toronto recognized for providing safe, gentle and affordable adjustments for people experiencing neck and back pain , is pleased to announce the release of a new statement detailing the benefits of visiting a chiropractor after a car accident.

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The Toronto Star

Sammy Yatim shooting: Preliminary hearings begin for Const. James Forcillo

A preliminary hearing starts Tuesday for a police officer charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a teenager on a Toronto streetcar last summer.

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CTV

Toronto woman wakes up to find snake on bathroom floor

A Toronto woman got a nasty scare in the middle of the night when she woke up to find a slithery intruder in her east-end apartment.

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CBC News

Woman finds mystery snake in her bathroom at 3 a.m.

A snake made its way into a Toronto woman's bathroom in her apartment early Tuesday, but it's uncertain how it got there.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

BlogTO

The Best Butcher Shops in Toronto

The best butcher shops in Toronto have elevated the traditional methods of preparing meat.

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The Toronto Star

Coun. Maria Augimeri demands feds hand over Downsview

Councillor Maria Augimeri railed against the federal government Monday for its handling of Downsview Park at a news conference where she launched an initiative to demand the handover of the park to Toronto.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Home, SMOOT, Home - A Clown Fundraiser Set for Randolph Theatre, 5/17

Smoot, a.k.a John Turner from the infamous horror clown duo, Mump + Smoot, has found himself in a spot.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

BlogTO

What's open and closed Easter Sunday 2014 in Toronto

Most shopping malls and retail stores will be closed - although there's usually some unexpected openings, so call ahead.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Torontoist

Urban Planner: April 18, 2014

Parties: Storefront Theatre had a rough go of it this winter. Oh, sure, we cited it as one of Toronto's most exciting new indie performance spaces, but a flood in February shut it down for nearly a month, and required extensive repair work.

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