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  1. Sneaker culture treats shoes as high art with major price tagRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Michigan Radio

    Would you pay $1,000 for a pair of sneakers? How about $1,000 for a pair of sneakers that you would rarely put on your feet? If this sounds outrageous to you, then you might have trouble fitting in the world of "sneaker culture." How did the hobby of collecting shoes evolve into a high-demand art form where people are willing to pay as much as four figures - sometimes more - for a pair? Elizabeth Semmelhack, senior curator from the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, joined Stateside to explain.

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  2. 5 Things to Know About Zika VirusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Live Science

    The outbreak of the mosquito-borne Zika virus throughout parts of the Americas has raised international concern because of the virus's possible connection to a neurological birth defect called microcephaly. In response to the outbreak, two doctors writing today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal have compiled a concise list of things that people should know about the virus, which is carried by certain mosquitoes in the Aedes group - mainly, the species Aedes aegypti .

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  3. Union Pearson train as a commuter line?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Toronto Star

    Metrolinx needs to move quickly to get more people riding the Union Pearson Express , by making the $456-million airport train financially feasible for downtown ‎commuters, says Premier Kathleen Wynne. "It wasn't designed for that, but there are two stations, the Dundas West and the Weston stop, and so you know there is the possibility for it to be used in some partial ways for getting downtown," the premier told reporters on Monday in Toronto.

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  4. New Evidence That Protected Bike Lanes Get People Cycling MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Streetsblog

    A survey in Toronto shows that a protected lane led to new bike trips. Photo: Martin Reis via I Bike TO Cities making the most progress on protected bike lanes are seeing bicycling rates go up .

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  5. Americans flocking to Toronto in record numbers: Toronto TourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | GlobalNews

    Fireworks shoot from the CN Tower during the opening ceremony for the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, July 10, 2015. Overnight visitors from the U.S. increased for the fifth consecutive year to 2.48 million in 2015 and injected $1.32 billion into the local economy.

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  6. What to do in Toronto during the 2016 NBA All Star weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The London Free Press

    This Nov. 30, 2012 photo shows the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. Torontoi 1 2s attractions are getting an extra dose of attention because the city is hosting the 2016 NBA All-Star game.

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  7. Actor Meegwun Fairbrother dreams his story to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Thunder Bay's Source

    "The truth about stories is, that's all we are." Thomas King, author THUNDER BAY -- Meegwun Fairbrother belongs to his story like he's dreaming it out loud.

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  8. Rumored Apple Stores: NYC, LA, Toronto, Paris and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | MacRumors

    Apple's retail expansion efforts over the past few years have primarily focused on China, where it has opened over 15 new stores since the start of 2015. Over that time, the company has only opened 7 new retail stores outside of the China region, including two locations in New York City and one in Abu Dhabi, Brussels, Dubai, Sao Paulo, and Miranda, a suburb of Sydney, Australia.

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  9. The lost observation decks of TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | BlogTO

    Toronto was once a city that boasted numerous observation decks where the public could gaze upon the city from the perspective of a god. These days you'll either have to shell out some decent coin or be more enterprising if you want to gain access to these types of places.

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  10. Maple Leafs honour Darryl Sittler's 10-point night in 1976 against the BruinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Brandon Sun

    The Toronto Maple Leafs honoured Hall of Famer Darryl Sittler on Thursday night, making the 40th anniversary of his historic 10-point night. Sharing the bounty, the Maple Leafs had Dave Reece - who was in the Boston goal that night - on hand for the ceremony before Toronto took on the New Jersey Devils.

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  11. Toronto hotel becomes temporary housing for Syrian refugees who dream of their own homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | National Post

    Just days after arriving at a refugee camp in southeastern Turkey, Dilaver Omar and his family were taken in by locals who helped them adjust to their new life away from home. A year and a half later, as Omar, his wife Dilsah Sahin and two of their children prepared to come to Canada through the government sponsorship program, they were told a family would be waiting in their new country to show them the lay of the land, he said through an interpreter.

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  12. Essentials: Toronto, from what's new to classic attractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Star Tribune

    Grab your toque and get your game face on if you're heading for the NBA All-Star Game in the 6ix -a term coined by rapper Drake, Toronto's unofficial ambassador, for his hometown. The 6ix, referring to the city's six jurisdictions, is just one of several nicknames for Canada's largest city and financial hub, along with T-dot, Toranna and Toronto the Good.

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  13. Tips on shopping for estate jewelryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | CottageCountryNow.ca

    With more than seven carats of diamonds, including a 1.25-carat centre stone, the price tag is $28,000. "A comparable piece new would be more in the neighbourhood of $50,000," says Wallner, the owner of Alyea's Jewellers in Ottawa.

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  14. Estate jewelry could stretch your dollar when shopping for Valentine's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | SooToday

    Anne Wallner carefully removes a platinum-and-diamond clip made by Cartier from a cabinet in her jewelry store. With more than seven carats of diamonds, including a 1.25-carat centre stone, the price tag is $28,000.

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  15. Celebrate with Beyonc , JT, dragons and street food in Toronto this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | 680News

    Since it feels like spring , you may as well make some weekend plans before your hibernating gene kicks in again when the weather gets cooler. Dragon Ball To mark the upcoming Lunar New Year, one of the region's premiere galas is being held this weekend at Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

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  16. Hotel refugee campRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Castanet.net

    Just days after arriving at a refugee camp in southeastern Turkey, Dilaver Omar and his family were taken in by locals who helped them adjust to their new life away from home. A year and a half later, as Omar, his wife Dilsah Sahin and two of their children prepared to come to Canada through the government sponsorship program, they were told a family would be waiting in their new country to show them the lay of the land, he said through an interpreter.

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  17. Syrian refugees still waiting in hotel dream of having own home soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Brandon Sun

    Syrian Kurdish refugees Dilaver Omar sits with his wife Dilsah Sahin and their 11-year-old son Beyez Omar in their room at a Toronto hotel being used to house government sponsored refugees on Friday, January 29, 2016 as they wait to be housed in permanent accommodation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young TORONTO - Just days after arriving at a refugee camp in southeastern Turkey, Dilaver Omar and his family were taken in by locals who helped them adjust to their new life away from home.

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  18. Young people with mental health problems increasingly visiting ERRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Globe and Mail

    When Cassandra Arthur reached a crisis point as a teenager because of episodes of severe depression, she ended up at a hospital emergency department because neither she nor those trying to help her knew where else to seek help. The first time, at age 17, Arthur's depression had driven her to the point of suicide, but her high school psychologist got wind of her plan to take her own life and contacted her parents.

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  19. Some leading fitness trackers leak user data, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | GlobalNews

    In this Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, fitness trackers, from left, Basis Peak, Adidas Fit Smart, Fitbit Charge, Sony SmartBand, and Jawbone Move, are posed for a photo next to an iPhone. Fitness trackers are one of the most sought after consumer tech devices on the market, driven by our desire to track everything from our calories burned and steps taken, to our sleep patterns.

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  20. Can a private Canadian retailer compete with the big guys?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Marketing

    If you have not heard of Simons , the Quebec City-based fashion retailer, you are about to hear a lot more. In March, Simons will open its fourth store outside of the province of Quebec just west of Toronto in Mississauga's Square One Shopping Centre.

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