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

1 hr ago | 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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Related Topix: Jason Robert Brown, Pitch Perfect, Anna Kendrick, Canada,

5 hrs ago | Squamish Chief

Protesters denounce Israeli offensive in Gaza, call on Harper to support peace

Tempers flared briefly as protesters marched through downtown Ottawa today, calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to denounce Israel's military actions in Gaza.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Stephen Harper, North America, Canada,

10 hrs ago | National Post

Canadian drug lord's sentence should be boosted to compensate for...

A New York judge needs to impose a 30-year sentence on Quebec's billion-dollar pot playboy because when he secures a transfer to Canada his prison time could be slashed from decades to months by Canada's lenient parole system, U.S. prosecutors say.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, Canada, Mafia

14 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Thornhill Islamic centre vandalized in what police say was hate crime

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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Related Topix: Canada,

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

Male pedestrian struck and killed by GO Train in Toronto

Toronto police are investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian and a GO Train near Dundas Street West and Sterling Road on Monday evening.

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Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Canadian dollar moves lower as markets focus on geopolitical concerns

The Toronto stock market was set to decline Monday with markets focused on geopolitical tensions arising from Israel's ground offensive in Gaza and the aftermath of the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine on Friday.

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Related Topix: Canada, Israel, World News, Middle East

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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BlogTO

New Toronto music fest to boast flea market and arcade

If Toronto was music festival city last summer, 2014 started out packed and is now becoming somewhat of a joke - or would be if local music fans weren't so thirsty for the word "festival."

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Related Topix: Canada, Music, Entertainment

BlogTO

This Week in Music: Summerworks, Otherland, Beta Frontiers, Friendly Rich, Unity Fest, Man Finds Fire

Summerworks music line up announced Summerworks' performance fest is on August 7-17, and the eclectic and solid music series will feature Weaves, Army Girls, Lido Pimienta, Light Fires, Adam Lazarus, Natasha Greenblatt, Cara Spooner, and Allison Cummings.

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Related Topix: RealU, Otherland, DTP Entertainment, Video Games, Canada, Music, Entertainment

680News

York police investigate hate crime at Thornhill Islamic centre

Editor's note: Comments which include offensive or inappropriate language will be deleted.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Globe and Mail

No leads on death of Canadian law professor killed in Tallahassee, Florida

Dan Markel, from his Facebook page, with unidentified children. A widely respected law professor originally from Toronto, Mr. Markel was gunned down in his Florida home, but police are saying little about the circumstances of his death other than to confirm it is being investigated as a homicide.

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Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL, Social Software, Canada, Florida State University

Sat Jul 19, 2014

680News

Security video released from night of teacher's murder

Police released security video of a vehicle and canvassed the Lawrence Heights neighbourhood in an effort to drum up clues in the shooting death of teacher Abshir Hassan.

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Related Topix: Canada, Entertainment, Drama, Television

The Toronto Star

Immunization for Ontario health care workers lags as patients die

Nearly 200 people died and hundreds more were hospitalized from the spread of disease in Toronto long-term care homes, retirement homes and hospitals in the past four years, a Star/Ryerson University investigation has found.

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Related Topix: Ontario (Ontario, CA), Canada,

BlogTO

The top 10 boozy brunch restaurants in Toronto

Boozy brunch restaurants in Toronto can be roughly split into three categories: places that are geared towards getting you sauced while offering some food to soak it up; those that are food-centric, but have a decent bar offering anyway; and those magical places that go the holistic route of designing cocktails that are only available at brunch .

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Related Topix: Canada, Life, Dining, Potatoes, Vegetables

BlogTO

The top 10 rehearsal studios for music in Toronto

The top rehearsal studios for music in Toronto perform that necessary function few non-musicians give much thought to: a pass to be as loud as you possibly can .

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Related Topix: Canada, Music, Entertainment

The Globe and Mail

Etobicoke break-ins won't stop until the suspect is caught

Residents walk dogs, kids bike up and down the street in full gear, people play Frisbee in the middle of the road.

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Related Topix: Canada, Home Gardening, Home,

WKTV

Weekend of Festivals in Central New York

The Utica Maennerchor is celebrating it's 149th year this weekend. Whether you love brats, or potato salad, maybe German beer, or a black forest dessert, there's something for everyone at the Bavarian Festival in Marcy.

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Related Topix: Canada, Marcy, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

CBC News

Police search for 'dangerous' suspect in Toronto shooting

Nerville Ferdinand is wanted in connection with a Friday morning shooting in the area of Bathurst Street and College Street West.

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Globe and Mail

Lululemon seeks a leg up on knockoffs

The Vancouver-based clothing maker said in a court filing dated July 17 that the defendants create websites "by the hundreds" and "design them to appear to be selling genuine Lululemon products, while actually selling counterfeit Lululemon products to unknowing consumers."

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