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3 hrs ago | Reuters

Canada's intelligence head says returning Islamist militants pose threat

Canadians who go abroad to join militant groups such as Islamic State pose a threat on their return home and could use their foreign contacts to set up networks in Canada, the country's intelligence director said on Saturday.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Torontoist

Urban Planner: August 22, 2014

Comedy: Comedians Andrew Johnston and Sara Hennessey know how to keep busy. Both spent the year touring the country separately; this summer, Hennessey performed at various Just for Laughs shows in Montreal, while Johnston mounted his annual cabaret, Bitch Salad, to a sold-out audience as part of WorldPride.

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The Philipine Reporter

Ontario Bikolanos enjoy kaogmahan

Bicol Canada Community Association spent their picnic, and games at Earl Bales Park on August 2, 2014.

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Globe and Mail

John Tory's SmartTrack: Why his big bet on transit is a real risk

John Tory's SmartTrack plan is an $8-billion proposal that would rely on tax increment funding, which has never been used in Canada on that scale.

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Globe and Mail

At midday: TSX down despite solid RBC results, Yellen remarks

A logo on Royal Bank Plaza is pictured on Bay Street in Toronto on Friday, July 25, 2014.

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Globe and Mail

Five things to do in Toronto this weekend: Aug. 22 to 24

Robert Munsch celebrates Family Literacy Day at Willow Park Junior Public School in Scarborough.

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The Toronto Star

5 things you might not know about clock towers in the GTA

Life churns and the city changes. Streets are torn apart for new ones; dead factories crumble to make way for skyscrapers.

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680News

Road & TTC closures in Toronto: Aug. 21-24

Thursday at 7 a.m. to Sunday at 11:59 p.m.: Edward Street, near Yonge Street, and Elm Street, near Yonge Thursday at 9:30 a.m. to Sunday at 11:59 p.m.: Yonge Street, from Richmond to Gerrard streets Friday at 6 p.m. to Sunday at 11:59 p.m.: Yonge Street, from Gerrard to College streets, and Gould Street, from Yonge to Bond streets Taste of Manila ... (more)

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Bloomberg

Gold M&A Pickup Boosts Prospects for Seabridge Project

Seabridge Gold Inc. says the prospect of finding a partner for its $5 billion gold-copper project in British Columbia, one the world's largest, has improved as mining dealmaking activity revives.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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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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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New Tecumseth Free Press

'New Tecumseth has a good long term future'

We do not publish poetry, third-party or anonymous letters, or those signed with a pseudonym.

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The Globe and Mail

Keep Union-Pearson rail link affordable, councillors urge Metrolinx

A construction site for the Air Rail Link between Pearson International Airport and Union Station is shown in Mississauga on Sept.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Julie Taymor's a Midsummer Night's Dream Set to Premiere at Tiff 9/8

After enrapturing theatre goers during it's 2013 New York stage run, legendary theatre and film director Julie Taymor brings her sumptuous production of William Shakespeare 's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to the screen in a unique cinematic theatrical experience.

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Related Topix: The Tempest, Drama Movies, Canada, Horror Movies, War Movies, Titus, New York, Theater, The Lion King

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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Wed Aug 20, 2014

BlogTO

Toronto Restaurant Openings: Wood Firepit & Tap, Ronnie B's, Louis Cifer Brew House, La Zona Pizzeria

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 Globe and Mail

How Target strayed deep into the red in Canada

Instead of opening 124 stores in this country last year, the second-largest discounter in the United States should have launched just five to 10 outlets and "refined" the operations before rolling out more, chief financial officer John Mulligan said on Wednesday.

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The Toronto Star

Bike lanes closed on eastbound Bloor Viaduct

Cyclists found the eastbound bike lane on the Prince Edward Viaduct blocked by barriers Tuesday evening, forcing them to merge with vehicular traffic on the busy route.

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Sys-Con Media

Black Widow Resources Inc. Engages Baywall Communications Corp. for...

"Black Widow is a tightly held junior resource company, with a limited number of shareholders, most of whom participated in the Initial Public Offering in April, 2013.

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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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