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32 min ago | Torontoist

Urban Planner: July 10, 2014

Art: Duuuudes, wouldn't you rather be at the beach right now? If you can't get your toes into some sand, the #Hashtag Gallery has a hot alternative.

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4 hrs ago | CFRB

Needle Found in West End Park

Toronto police are ramping up patrols in the area of Old Weston Road and St. Clair Ave., after a needle was found in a children's play area Thursday.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Canada.com

Calgary ranked fourth most expensive city in Canada

Calgary is the fourth most expensive Canadian city to live in, falling behing Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal, according to an annual cost of living survey.

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CBC News

Sobriety coaches better known south of the border

Sobriety coaches have reportedly aided Lindsay Lohan, Matthew Perry and Owen Wilson in the past.

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Canada.com

More popular in U.S. than in Canada, sobriety coaches help addicts stay on the wagon

This Saturday the legendary '60s band of Susan Jacks, Craig McCaw and Satwant Singh meet up with musicians from the New Pornographers, Destroyer and Black Mountain at the Khatsahlano Block Party.

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Canada.com

More popular in U.S. than in Canada, sobriety coaches help addicts stay on the wagon

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has engaged a "sobriety coach" after completing a two-month stint at an Ontario addiction treatment centre.

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Brandon Sun

David Bradley relishes chance to play lead on del Toro's 'The Strain'

Actor David Bradley is shown in a July 10, 2013 file photo. Bradley is relishing the chance to play the lead in the Guillermo del Toro vampire thriller "The Strain."

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BlogTO

New in Toronto real estate: Upper House condos

The Upper House condos in Leaside is another mid-sized building coming to Toronto that dispenses with the all-glass look that tends to define many downtown condos in the city.

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Canada.com

Local Input~ Calgary-080617-A Air Canada jet flys over a West Jet jet parked on the tarmac at the Calgary International Airport for a story about the impact of Air Canada's news today that it is laying off workers and reducing capacity in the wake of high fuel prices......Dean Bicknell / Calgary Herald (For Business story by Gina Teel Assignment : ... (more)

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BlogTO

Toronto Restaurant Openings: Kimchi Tofu, Braised, Billy's Dumplings, ...

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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MacLeans

The (literal) rise of the anti-condo

Intensification is the mantra of today's North American urban planners. In Canada, that increased density has inevitably come in the form of a big-box condo.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Torontoist

Meet a Toronto Mayor: Bert Wemp

Each month in the run-up to the municipal election on October 27, Torontoist will profile one of the 64 people who served as Mayor of Toronto-people who shaped the city, displayed colourful personalities, or managed to do both.

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Northern Life

Nearly half of teens text while driving: survey

Freshman student Ben Fisher texts and virtually drives in the Texting and Driving Simulator at Central York High School in Springettsbury Township, Pa., on March 8, 2013.

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The Globe and Mail

Professor Peter Harcourt saw film as a form of resistance

Professor Peter Harcourt taught that Canadians made movies as distinctive as those produced by any other country, and that we watched them differently as well.

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Weyburn Review

Toronto stock market looked set to open higher; gold up, while oil heads down

The Toronto stock market looked set to open higher, while traders will be looking for hints on the pace of future interest rate hikes when the minutes of the latest meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve are released on Wednesday.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Guillermo del Toro and Natalie Brown talk FX vampire series 'The Strain'

His vampires are parasitic monsters that infect their prey like a virus. And in "The Strain," premiering Sunday on FX Canada, they descend upon New York like a plague.

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GlobalNews

More walkable neighbourhoods can reduce risk of diabetes: study

The research , presented to the American Diabetes Association suggested people who live in walkable neighbourhoods have a "substantially lower rate of obesity" and diabetes.

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Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Ogdensburg police blotter

She was released on an appearance ticket for City Court. •Edmund J. Barr, 23, of 801 Morris St. was ticketed on Sunday at 9:23 p.m. on Greene Street for an unsafe lane change.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Mayoral candidates divided on plan to make Eglinton more cyclist, pedestrian friendly

Workers are seen at the Eglinton Crosstown West Launch Shaft in Toronto. New payroll data from Statscan shows that Canada's labour market is making modest gains.

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Torontoist

Urban Planner: July 8, 2014

Festivals: Caribbean Carnival , Toronto's three-week celebration of all things Caribbean launches this afternoon at Nathan Phillips Square with a sneak peek of the sights, sounds, and faces of the colourful, multicultural celebration that celebrates its 46th anniversary this year.

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