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1 hr ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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The Toronto Star

Family of missing Toronto woman Kit Currie seeks answers

Toronto artist Currie, 50, was last seen getting on her bicycle at the corner of Queen and Bathurst Sts.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

BlogTO

Muji to open first Toronto store at the Atrium on Bay

Last week, we reported that Japanese no-frills home goods and clothing chain Muji was coming to Toronto in time for the holiday season, and a thousand design nerds immediately began preparing to make over their homes in a million shades of tan.

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Hyperallergic

Haida Master Carver Charles Edenshaw Finally Gets His Due

With incredible precision through a diversity of materials, Charles Edenshaw evoked the beauty of traditional Haida art at a time when this First Nations culture was on the precipice of disappearing.

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The Toronto Star

Summer's last (and first) hurrah: Heat warning issued for Tuesday

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Tuesday across southern Ontario.

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680News

Motion filed to suspend lawyer who allegedly mishandled $15M in condo deposits

The Law Society of Upper Canada has filed a motion to suspend a lawyer who represented a North York condo developer that allegedly skipped town with millions of condo buyers' down payments.

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BlogTO

Taste of Manila draws a crowd to Bathurst and Wilson

This past weekend, entering Wilson Avenue and Bathurst Street felt like stepping into the crowded, noisy, and aromatic streets of Manila, Philippines.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

CBC News

Man arrested after suspected arson in 3 overnight fires

Toronto police arrested a man in his 30s on Sunday after three overnight fires that are suspected to be arson.

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