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  1. Fatal apartment fire sparks debate over inspection laws, automatic sprinklersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    A low-income seniors apartment building in Scarborough, Ont., after a fire claimed the lives of three people, on Feb. 5. A low-income seniors apartment building in Scarborough, Ont., after a fire claimed the lives of three people, on Feb. 5. A fatal fire at a Toronto apartment building for low-income seniors has provoked renewed scrutiny of provincial laws regarding inspections and automatic sprinklers - the latter a safety measure that the city's deputy fire chief says "certainly would have made a difference" in last week's blaze. The Toronto Community Housing Corporation building, which is advertised as a "senior's lifestyle suite" and is restricted to those aged 59 and over, is not a licensed seniors' home.

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  2. One person in custody after man found dead in east-end homeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CFRB

    Toronto police say they went to a home on Wakunda Place near O'Connor Drive and Victoria Park Avenue around 6:30 a.m. Sunday

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  3. Drake, Rihanna spotted in Toronto shooting new videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CBC News

    Co-owner of The Real Jerk restaurant in Riverdale, Lily Pottinger, said Drake and Rihanna chose her restaurant because it fit with the theme of their video. Drake and Rihanna were spotted work, work, working outside the Real Jerk restaurant in Riverdale hot on the heels of the release of Work , the track that pays homage to Riri's Caribbean roots.

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  4. Drake, Rihanna film music video at Toronto restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CTV

    Superstars Drake and Rihanna were spotted at a popular Caribbean-style restaurant in Toronto's east end, where they were shooting a music video together. The Real Jerk restaurant, located at 842 Gerrard St. East near Carlaw Avenue, was closed down Friday night for the shoot.

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  5. Drake & Rihanna shooting music video at The Real JerkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | BlogTO

    Toronto's The Real Jerk restaurant announced on Facebook and Twitter that it'd be closed today until tomorrow at noon. Why? Apparently Drake and Rihanna are shooting part of their "Work" music video at the Gerrard Street Caribbean eatery.

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  6. Drake and Rihanna film music video at The Real Jerk in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Toronto Star

    Fans of Drake and Rihanna flocked to the The Real Jerk restaurant located at 842 Gerrard St. E. on Friday night for a chance to glimpse the superstars. RiRi was reportedly in town filming scenes for her latest music video “Work,” featuring Drizzy.

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  7. Three dead, one without vital signs after two-alarm blaze in MalvernRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Toronto Star

    Survivor Bibi Ally, a 5th floor resident, leaves with her medication in hand after Friday's tragic fire. The fire occurred on the 5th floor of the Toronto Community Housing building at 1315 Neilson Road on Friday, February 5, 2016.

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  8. Fire in TCH seniors' apartment building leaves 2 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | CBC News

    A fire truck's ladder extends to the window of a Toronto Community Housing seniors' residence, where a fire broke out Friday afternoon. Two people are dead and two others are in hospital in life-threatening condition Friday after a fire at a seniors' apartment building in the east end of Toronto.

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  9. Real Estate Lawyers.ca LLP Is Pleased to Announce the Firm's...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | SBWire

    A local real estate law firm recently announced their Southern Ontario expansion to better serve the hundreds of thousands of real estate transactions in the Golden Horseshoe area. Real Estate Lawyers .ca LLP has comprehensive expertise and exclusive proprietary technologies to help clients, buy property, sell property, refinance property and transfer property, both residential and commercial.

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  10. Man found face down on Scarborough street victim of hit-and-run: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | GlobalNews

    Toronto police say a 59-year-old man found laying face down unconscious on the side of the road in Scarborough last Thursday was the victim of a hit-and-run. The male was located sometime before 11 p.m. on Milldock Drive near Rouge Hills Drive and Lawrence Avenue East.

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  11. Raising the roof on queer youth homelessness in TorontoRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2014 | Xtra!

    ... money saw him dropping out and taking on extra shifts. After two weeks of this, he decided to take refuge in a Scarborough shelter, but he says poor living conditions led him to pursue other shelter options within a month. When a friend mentioned ...

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  12. Pizza delivery driver robbed at gunpoint in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | CBC News

    The man was delivering a pizza in the Finch and Driftwood Avenues area at around 11:30 p.m. when police say three young men approached him, threatened hime with a gun and robbed him. Police describe the suspect who had the gun as an 18-to-20-year-old black man, standing about five feet nine inches tall.

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  13. Human rights commission joins case of man who says Toronto police carded, then beat himRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | National Post

    The Ontario Human Rights Commission is asking for Toronto police to make systemic changes and record race-based data, after intervening in the Human Rights Tribunal case of a black man who claims he was carded and then severely beaten. Rohan Roberts, who lived in the Jane Street and Finch Avenue-area, was approached by police on Dec. 16, 2014, according to his lawyer Selwyn Pieters.

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  14. Man in hospital after Scarborough stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | 680News

    Toronto police are investigating after a man was stabbed near Kennedy Road and Purcell Square, south of Steeles Avenue, on Feb. 4, 2016. CITYNEWS.

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  15. Walmart brings online grocery to TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Marketing

    Walmart this morning brought its grocery pickup service to six stores in the city's suburbs. It's the first time Walmart will sell fresh groceries online in Canada's largest metro market.

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  16. City shuts down Birchmount Road religious school, community centre over safety concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | InsideHalton.com

    The City of Toronto has issued an 'unsafe order' Friday closing the Sakinah Community Centre, Mosque and The Farah Academy. The City of Toronto has shut down a mosque and Islamic school in mid-Scarborough with an order declaring the building unsafe.

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  17. NABA-GTA Basketball League now underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Philipine Reporter

    The North American Basketball Association - Greater Toronto Area Basketball League started its winter competition on January 23, 2016 at the Gymnasium of Glenforest Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario. This is the 10th year that NABA is holding the tournament since February 26, 2007.The games are held every Saturday at Glenforest S.S. from January to June 2016.

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  18. Walmart Canada expands grocery pickup service in Toronto areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Canada.com

    ... Area, including in Burlington, Brampton and Oakville, and to six more on Feb. 18, including in Richmond Hill, Scarborough and Whitby. Customers park in a designated space at an agreed-on time and orders, which can be made as far in advance as 21 ...

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  19. Walmart expands grocery pickup service in the GTARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Toronto Star

    Walmart Canada will begin offering a full grocery shop online Wednesday for pick-up at six GTA stores and add six more stores to the program before the end of February. Prices online will be the same as in-store prices, with a $3 fee for pick-up at participating stores, said Simon Rodrigue, senior vice president, ecommerce, Walmart Canada.

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  20. Toronto's east end has the hottest real estate in the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Toronto Star

    Homes north of Danforth Ave. and east of the Don River are selling fast, according to data provided by the Toronto Real Estate Board. The area, which encompasses posh Playter Estates to the west and rough-around-the edges Woodbine-Lumsden further east, boasts the shortest sale times in the city, with homes averaging a mere 12 days on the market compared to a city-wide average of 21 days.

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