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  1. 10 venues created for the Pan Am Games in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BlogTO

    ... hockey specifically. During the Parapan Am Games, the fields will be used to host two football competitions. Etobicoke Olympium This facility near Centennial Park was completely renovated to be used as a training site for athletes competing in ...


  2. The Opp coat of arms, in Toronto, December 1, 2013. the Canadian Press Images/J.P. MoczulskiRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | 680News

    One man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash that shut down part of the westbound lanes of Highway 401 near Pearson International Airport on Monday night. OPP Sgt.


  3. 'He didn't deserve to die,' neighbour says of police shooting victim Andrew LokuRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    A candle, flowers and card mark the door that once belonged to Andrew Loku, 45, said to be an immigrant from Kenya. Above, a sign taped to the door says: Rest in peace, Andrew.


  4. Biz buzz: July 7Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    Co-owners Brad Sparling, Chris Sparling, Sue Sparling and Angela Hanley were happy the city allowed the Mascot Restaurant sign on Dundas Street to be grandfathered and re-used as Tim Hortons. The former Mascot restaurant at 172 Dundas St. closed last year after almost half a century with the retirement of co-owner Peter Vergiris.


  5. Taxi absorbs Y&RRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Marketing

    When Taxi was bought by WPP five years ago, there was some speculation it could eventually be folded into Y&R . Well now the opposite has happened with Y&R closing down its Bloor Street office in Toronto and its business absorbed by Taxi.


  6. Zach Bell in TO2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay on July 7thRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Pedal

    As excitement builds for the Pan Am Games that begin this week and run from July 10-26, multi-decorated track rider and former Canadian road champ, Zach Bell, from Watson Lake, Yukon sent us a note to let us know he will be " in Toronto doing the Pan Am Torch relay tomorrow .


  7. SIU investigates after the shooting death of a 45-year-old man, July 5, 2015. 680 NEWS/Kris McCuskerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | 680News

    A loud upstairs neighbour appears to have been the catalyst that led to the fatal shooting of a 45-year-old man by police over the weekend. Neighbours said Andrew Loku was upset that the woman who lived in the unit above his was making too much noise, and Loku was banging on the door of her third-floor apartment when police arrived on the scene.


  8. March for Jobs, Justice and Climate draws on allies for a clean-energy revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    David Suzuki, Jane Fonda, Naomi Klein and Joel Plaskett marched loudly through downtown Toronto on Sunday, along with thousands of others: an eclectic coalition of unionists, environmentalists, anti-poverty groups, faith organizations, health care workers, and leaders from frontline First Nations communities. The priorities on the signs they carried might have seemed jumbled and conflicting.


  9. Etobicoke sporting venues undergo major overhaul in preparation of Pan Am GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 |

    Etobicoke bowling enthusiasts will soon have the Western Hemisphere's top "strokers, crankers and tweeners" in their backyard, as Pan Am bowling action comes to Planet Bowl from July 22-25. Although technically located in Mississauga, Planet Bowl which will be known as the Pan Am Bowling Centre during the Games is one of three official sites that make up the "Etobicoke cluster" of venues for the Toronto 2015 Games.


  10. Sam Smith ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    The Pan Am Games' Torch Relay makes its way from downtown to east Toronto and crosstown to Etobicoke on Day 37 - Monday, July 6. In the morning, the torch comes to the Regent Park Aquatic Centre, 620-644 Dundas St. E at 11:09 a.m. before heading to Thorncliffe Public Library and R.V. Burgess Park, 48 Thorncliffe Park Dr. in East York at approximately 12:50 p.m. Then the torch will arrive to the Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Rd. in North York for 1:30 p.m. A full slate of celebrations are planned over several hours at the Science Centre, including performances by the Toronto All Stars Steel Orchestra, Kaha:wi Dance Theatre, Ground Shakers Tassa and Afrolatino Dance Company - beginning at 10 a.m. and running until 5 p.m. Community partner Humber College hosts the Pan Am Torch Relay community celebration next Monday starting at 5 p.m. in Col.


  11. Car free streets and events in Toronto this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BlogTO

    Cars may dominate most streets in Toronto, but there are still plenty of places for pedestrians to roam free. Last year's TIFF showed us what King West would be like without traffic and the recently revitalized Queens Quay and Union Station plaza now provide ample space for those on foot.


  12. Great gay things to do in TorontoRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Xtra!

    If you've already sauntered 'round the CN Tower , checked out Chinatown and stocked up on edible souvenirs at St Lawrence Market , it's time to steer queer of the more mainstream sights of the city and check off the great LGBT experiences and attractions that Toronto has to offer. You'll find most of them clustered in and around the city's two main gaybourhoods - Church-Wellesley Village and West Queen West - with others confettied throughout other nearby neighbourhoods.


  13. Quintessential TorontoRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Xtra!

    Toronto has a slew of things to do, see and experience that capture some of the character of this gargantuan Great Lakes city. Some of them just have to be checked off a first-time visitor's list.


  14. Jane Fonda, David Suzuki join Toronto climate marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | CBC News

    Actress and activist Jane Fonda says she added environmentalism to her many causes after reading Naomi Klein's book This Changes Everything. Demonstrators will march through the streets of downtown Toronto this afternoon, calling for an economy that works for both the people and the planet.


  15. Toronto board game cafe Snakes and Lattes gets its own sitcomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Globe and Mail

    Ali Skantos, left, and Iris Karuna play Fireball Island at Snakes and Lattes in Toronto's Annex, October 6, 2010. Ali Skantos, left, and Iris Karuna play Fireball Island at Snakes and Lattes in Toronto's Annex, October 6, 2010.


  16. A Toronto police cruiser is shown in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS/Shawne McKeownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | 680News

    Emergency crews were called to the scene near Eglinton Avenue East and Midland Road just before 3:30 a.m. We have sent a confirmation email to {* emailAddressData *} . Please check your email and click on the link to activate your account.


  17. A Special Investigations Unit van is seen in an undated file photo. CITYNEWSRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | 680News

    A man is dead and the province's Special Investigations Unit is investigating after an officer involved shooting in the city's west end. Paramedics said the incident happened shortly after midnight on Gilbert Avenue, in the Eglinton Avenue West and Caledonia Road area.


  18. Jane Fonda sounds climate change alarm in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    "I loved them," she says, perched cross-legged on a sofa at a downtown Toronto hotel. "Until I married somebody that owned another team."


  19. Audrey Marks's drugs temptationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Jamaica Observer

    MANAGING Director of Paymaster Jamaica Ambassador Audrey Marks thought about what she could do with money earned from trafficking in drugs, but opted against the illegal activity, having realised that she was not born and raised to indulge in such a thing. Ambassador Marks, who served as Ambassador to the United States between 2008 and 2012, was relating a story to members of the graduating class of St Mary High School recently, which left the audience in awe.


  20. Toronto group homes turning outbursts from kids into matters for policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Toronto Star

    At Libby's Place, an Etobicoke group home for troubled girls, a resident of more than a year was “desperate” to leave. So she scratched two of the home's cars, hoping the vandalism would get her thrown out and placed with foster parents.