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37 min ago | TrekEarth

Bridle Path Inuksuk

The Bridle Path is an upscale residential neighborhood in Toronto,with large mansions on huge lots.

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5 hrs ago | CBC News

Police arrest one teen, seek another in Rexdale shooting

Paramedics attend to a man who was shot near the intersection of Dixon Road and Islington Avenue early on Monday morning.

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8 hrs ago | Torontoist

Urban Planner: August 21, 2014

Festivals: It doesn't seem possible, but the downtown Yonge Street strip is about to get a whole lot more colourful over the next few days.

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12 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Japanese Densuke watermelon costing $200 gets mixed results in Star taste test

A $200 Densuke watermelon from Japan, left, has many more seeds than the $7 Ontario watermelon on the right.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Canada, Home Gardening, Home, Vegetables,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

National Post

Is Karen Stintz dropping out of Toronto mayoral race? Campaign team...

At a time when mayoral candidates are jockeying for the limelight, denouncing tweets from rival operatives, attacking transit plans and going so far as to call for drug and alcohol testing, one candidate has been conspicuously silent.

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CBC News

New Aga Khan Museum will showcase Islamic art

The first museum in North America that will display only Islamic art will open to the public next month in Toronto.

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GlobalNews

Toronto's NXT City Prize winner designs pedestrian-friendly Yonge St.

The winning design for the 2014 NXT City Prize would see a stretch of Toronto's iconic Yonge Street transformed into a pedestrian-friendly public space.

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CBC News

Chow says Tory transit plan promises 'fewer lines, later'

Mayoral candidate Olivia Chow, seen above in a photo taken in May, took aim at John Tory's transit plans in an announcement on Wednesday.

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BlogTO

Captain John's still in limbo as removal deadline nears

Last we reported about Captain John's, the dilapidated 1970s seafood restuarant moored at the foot of Yonge St., there was reason for cautious optimism that the ship might finally make its exit from the Toronto harbour.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

BlogTO

The story of the last new streetcar launch in Toronto

At the end of this month, the TTC will debut a new design of streetcar for the first time in 26 years.

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GlobalNews

Man violently pistol-whipped in his driveway during carjacking

A man was allegedly the victim of a violent pistol-whipping and carjacking at the hands of two teenagers in north Etobicoke.

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680News

Toronto man, 24, killed in double shooting identified

A 24-year-old man who was gunned down Monday evening at Jane Street and Eglinton Avenue West has been identified as Olatoyebi Waheed by Toronto police.

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CBC News

Olatoyebi Waheed identified as man shot dead on Jane Street

Toronto police are investigating after one male was shot dead and another was left with life-threatening injuries in an incident that unfolded near Jane Street and Eglinton Avenue West on Monday evening.

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680News

Toronto police search for missing mother & daughter

Richly Floresca Butts, 33, and Keira Caruso, 3, were last seen on Aug. 14 near Keele Street and Wilson Avenue.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

CNews

Man dead in Toronto double shooting

One man is dead and another in hospital after a double shooting in the area of Jane St. and Eglinton Ave. W. at the tail end of evening rush hour Monday.

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BroadwayWorld.com

The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Will Present 'Bella: the Colour of Love' In October

BroadwayWorld has learned that the Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company will present BELLA: THE COLOUR OF LOVE starting October 15 through November 2nd at the Toronto Centre for the Performing Arts.

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Where Toronto

Vancouver's Oak + Fort Sets Up Shop in Toronto

Connoisseurs of classic minimalist apparel have new reason to make their way uptown: Vancouver-based boutique Oak + Fort has set up at the Shops at Don Mills.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Toronto Star

Cyclist struck by van in Brampton

A 45-year-old male cyclist has been airlifted to a Toronto trauma centre from Brampton after he was struck by a van Sunday afternoon.

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Globe and Mail

TTC set to consider costly new service plan

Westbound King St.streetcars lined up in traffic near Spadina Ave. on May 13. Westbound King St.streetcars lined up in traffic near Spadina Ave. on May 13. The Toronto Transit Commission will consider a new service plan this week that would include changes such as all-door boarding on streetcars and buses, but would also come with a ... (more)

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The Toronto Star

Iranian-connected house in Toronto at centre of international showdown

It's rather hard to believe that the empty red-brick backsplit house on Sheppard Ave. W. with the overgrown grass and damaged roof finds itself at the centre of an international showdown.

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Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, Canada, Terrorism, Adel, IA

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