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

20 min ago | CFRB

Pedestrians to get run of sections of Bloor, Yonge in August

Two major Toronto streets will be handed over to pedestrians on a pair of Sunday mornings next month.

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4 hrs ago | 680News

Funeral to be held for Toronto lawyer gunned down in Florida

The service will take place at Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel at 2401 Steeles Ave. W. at 1 p.m. Dan Markel, 41, died Friday afternoon after being shot in his Tallahassee, Fla.

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5 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Anti-Semitic graffiti found spray painted on Thornhill bus shelter

The incident happened on Atkinson Avenue near Bathurst Street and a photo was sent to Global News by a viewer.

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9 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Transit's no trauma where I come from: James

The 100 bus to Flemingdon Park is both bustling and hustling; it gets a lot of people where they need to go in this part of the city.

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14 hrs ago | GlobalNews

'A child was killed': Extreme messaging will slow speeders, former cop says

Rolling stops, red light-running and speeding seem to have become ingrained in Toronto's driving culture; especially on smaller streets.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Tinto Bar de Tapas, Goat Coffee Co,...

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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The Toronto Star

KFC to offer beer at two Toronto locations

For the first time in its 58-year history in Canada, KFC will offer domestic and international beers this fall, selling those at its two “fast-casual” concept outlets in Toronto.

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National Post

Toronto waiting for somebody - anybody - to come up with a good idea to improve streetcar service

Last week in the National Post we chronicled the pain of Toronto's 250,000 daily streetcar users.

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GlobalNews

INTERACTIVE: Why College Street is Toronto cyclists' 'dooring zone'

Of the 1,308 Toronto cyclists hit by opening car doors between 2005 and 2013, most were hurt but only one was killed: A 57-year-old man biking east on Eglinton Avenue West on a May afternoon in 2008 when a 43-year-old woman opened her car door and sent the man flying into traffic, where he was hit by a truck.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Rina Singha Kathak Dance Organizations to Host 7th Annual Kathak Mahotsav Canada, 8/14-16

Rina Singha Kathak Dance Organization is proud to present its 7th annual Kathak Mahotsav Canada, August 14th - 16th at the Fairview Library Theatre, in Toronto.

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The Globe and Mail

Video shows Toronto bus running red light, narrowly missing pedestrian; TTC investigates

This screenshot from a dashcam video posted on Youtube July 21, 2014, shows a Toronto Transit Commission running a red light and nearly hitting a pedestrian at the intersection of Eglinton Ave. and Ionview Rd. This screenshot from a dashcam video posted on Youtube July 21, 2014, shows a Toronto Transit Commission running a red light and nearly ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

National Post

Debt, culture shift and rising Toronto rents behind surge of 20-somethings staying in parental homes

Justis Danto-Clancy, a 24-year-old graduate of the University of King's College, moved back in to his parent's home near Yonge Street and St. Clair Avenue about a year and a half ago.

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680News

Suspect hospitalized aftea

A man, who fired a gun outside an apartment building in Newmarket shortly after midnight, is in serious condition following a police shooting, and the province's police watchdog is now investigating.

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BroadwayWorld.com

'the Last Five Years' Film Set To Premiere at Tiff

Today it was announced that the film version of Jason Robert Brown 's musical THE LAST FIVE YEARS will premier at the Toronto International Film Festival this fall.

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The Toronto Star

Four arrested, one outstanding in alleged gang sexual assault and robbery

Four people have been arrested and police are searching for one man after a young woman was allegedly sexually assaulted and robbed on Thursday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

National Post

Police crack down on dangerous driving in Toronto neighbourhood after ...

Police are cracking down on speeding and hazardous driving in the Leaside neighbourhood where a seven-year-old was struck and killed last week.

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CBC News

Rebuilding lives in aftermath of the shooting that killed Abshir Hassan

When school teacher Abshir Hassan was gunned down in front of his building in Lawrence Heights earlier this month, a community mourned.

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The Globe and Mail

Massey Tower rises from quirky footprint on Yonge Street

In this architectural rendering, Massey Tower springs skyward with the classical roofline and columns of the historic 1905 Canadian Bank of Commerce building below.

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The Toronto Star

The Pulse: Streetcars a no-go, say east-end residents

Every week, until the municipal election this fall, the Star is trekking around the city to find out what issues are on peoples' minds.

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DurhamRegion.com

Islamic centre sees anti-Muslim vandalism

York Regional Police are investigating after they say an Islamic centre in Thornhill, north of Toronto, was vandalized with anti-Muslim messages.

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