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5 things to do this weekend: BuskerFest, Walk for the Children and Taiwanfest

BuskerFest: This long-running festival in support of Epilepsy Toronto brings an eclectic mix of street performers to Toronto's downtown core.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Vancouver Courier

Movie review: F-Word falls flat

Frankly, I'm rooting for Daniel Radcliffe to someday shed his Harry Potter cloak and plant his foot firmly in adult roles.

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Times of Oman

Toronto - Canada's largest city

Canada's largest city becomes a non-stop festival zone in summer. The fairground rides and food sample-packed Canadian National Exhibition acts as an hors d'ouevre for the Toronto International Film Festival .

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Now Toronto

Why not to lock your bike here

When word broke last week that Brookfield Properties was taking credit for removing bicycles locked to a TTC pole at the northeast corner of Yonge and Bloor because it asserted authority over the sidewalk there, I knew the situation sounded familiar.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Exhibition on painter Alex Colville set to launch at Art Gallery of Ontario

Master painter Alex Colville is remembered for his ability to immortalize the seemingly mundane moments of everyday life, often with tense and haunting undertones.

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The Globe and Mail

Ford softens tone on streetcars, but opposes all-door boarding

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has shifted his position on the city's transit options, calling the streetcars he once disdained "pretty efficient" and announcing plans to fund improving the existing system should he be re-elected.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Newsday

Robot ends 6,000km Canada hitch-hike

A robot sent out to travel across Canada by hitch-hiking has completed its 6,000km trip - apparently in one piece.

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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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Sun Aug 17, 2014

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

Could time-based transfers and all-door boarding be coming to the TTC?

A two-hour fare and all-door boarding on buses and streetcars could be coming to the TTC as early as January, if a staff-recommended $69-million-a-year service expansion plan is approved.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

BlogTO

Your guide to all Toronto places in The F Word movie

Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan may be the rightful stars of The F Word , but the refreshingly-good romantic comedy has another star we know all too well: Toronto.

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Greenwich Citizen

Hitchhiking robot charms its way across Canada

This undated photo made available by Ryerson University in Toronto on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 shows hitchBOT in a car.

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GlobalNews

Canadian National Exhibition officially opens today

Mayor Rob Ford will help open the 136th annual Canadian National Exhibition, which begins today in Toronto and runs through to Labour Day.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Guelph Tribune

GO Transit tinkers with fall schedule

When it comes to buses, bus trips typically serving schools between Guelph and Mississauga will be reinstated for the school year.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Nurturing a link between peoples

The Korean word is hard to define, even for Koreans, but Junmin Seo and Daesuk Moon, allow their actions to lend meaning to the word.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Toronto Star

Grumpy Cat mania grips Toronto's Eaton Centre

They started lining up at 7 a.m. on Saturday. When the doors were unlocked at 9 a.m., hundreds of adoring fans rushed into the Indigo store at the Toronto Eaton Centre, vying to be the first to meet Grumpy Cat, the Internet meme sensation, in Toronto for one stop only.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

GlobalNews

Size matters: What Berlin's rapid transit would look like in Toronto

Every morning so far in Berlin, I've walked down the street to the U-Bahn stop at SamariterstraAYe.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Toronto Star

Universities, colleges hammer out deal on what programs they can expand

For the first time, Ontario has hammered out deals with each of its 44 colleges and universities that force them to bite the bullet and put in writing which 10 programs they consider their strongest and which five - and only five - they hope to expand.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Yorkton Girl Guides discover Puerto Rico

A year and a half of bake sales, bottle drives, trade shows, barbecues and, of course, Girl Guide cookie sales finally paid off in July for 28 Yorkton Guides, nine leaders and one lifeguard with a trip to Puerto Rico.

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680News

Karen Stintz unveils her economic plan for Toronto

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