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7 min ago | Examiner.com

PUP announces North American tour

After being named one of the hottest new acts in music this year by Rolling Stone, Toronto punks PUP are ready to take their raw, harsh, energetic music across the country.

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4 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Rob Ford, TTC Ceo in conflict over sale of tunnel machines

The start of tunnel construction as part of the Toronto-York Spadina subway extension project on June 17, 2011 The start of tunnel construction as part of the Toronto-York Spadina subway extension project on June 17, 2011 Mayor Rob Ford and TTC CEO Andy Byford remain at an impasse over the sale of the transit company's boring machines after a ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | Canada.com

Air Canada cancels Wednesday flight to Tel Aviv

TORONTO, ONTARIO: NOVEMBER 06, 2012 - An Air Canada plane taxi's across the runway at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Tuesday, November 06, 2012.

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9 hrs ago | Canada.com

Three-way race in Toronto between Ford, Chow and Tory: poll

The Toronto mayoral race is a dead heat between the three top contenders as Mayor Rob Ford's support of one-in-four voters remains set in concrete and Olivia Chow has dropped off sharply, a new poll suggests.

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10 hrs ago | CBC News

Police investigate after swastika spray-painted on bus shelter

York Regional Police are investigating after someone spray-painted a swastika and an anti-Israeli message on a bus shelter in Thornhill overnight.

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14 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Video shows Toronto bus running red light, narrowly missing pedestrian; TTC investigates

This screenshot from a dashcam video posted on Youtube July 21, 2014, shows a Toronto Transit Commission running a red light and nearly hitting a pedestrian at the intersection of Eglinton Ave. and Ionview Rd. This screenshot from a dashcam video posted on Youtube July 21, 2014, shows a Toronto Transit Commission running a red light and nearly ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | CBC News

Toronto man dies after car rolls over Highway 401 off-ramp

Police are investigating after a black BMW sedan rolled over the Highway 401 off-ramp to Keele Street in Toronto on Wednesday morning.

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15 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Toronto cop cleared by SIU in November shooting

A Toronto police officer has been cleared in an incident in which a 52-year-old man was shot and wounded in the leg and chest.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

CFRB

Sammy Yatim's family suing Toronto police and Chief

Saturday, July 27 will mark one year since 18-year old Sammy Yatim was shot and killed on board a Toronto streetcar, and we're learning that his family filed an $8-million dollar lawsuit earlier this year.

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CBC News

Fire causes 'catastrophic' damage to downtown Kitchener condos

No one was hurt in a fire that ravaged the downtown Kitchener condominium complex Victoria Common at St. Leger and Louisa streets early Tuesday morning.

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The Toronto Star

Teen killed by GO Train was victim of tragic accident, police say

A 17-year-old boy who was fatally struck by a GO Train Monday evening was the victim of a tragic accident, police say.

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InsideHalton.com

Oakville native helping put on Toronto's Unity Festival

The 39-year-old Etobicoke resident who grew up in Oakville told the Oakville Beaver he was experimenting with the vocal art in the 1990s, but more so in the early 2000s when he and a number of other beatboxers decided to form Sick Sound Syndrome.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

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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CBC News

Toronto-Centre NDP riding association raked in $145K in 2013

Despite losing the hotly contested byelection race to replace former Liberal MP Bob Rae, the Toronto - Centre New Democrat riding association raised more than $145K in donations in 2013.

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The Toronto Star

Four arrested, one outstanding in alleged gang sexual assault and robbery

Four people have been arrested and police are searching for one man after a young woman was allegedly sexually assaulted and robbed on Thursday.

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CBC News

SIU probes shooting involving police in Newmarket

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after he was shot following a confrontation with York Regional Police in Newmarket early Tuesday.

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CBC News

West-end shooting leaves man in serious condition

Paramedics take a man to hospital after a shooting on Jamestown Crescent, near Finch Avenue and Martin Grove Road.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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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CBC News

Hundreds attend Toronto funeral for 7-year-old Georgia Walsh

Hundreds of people gathered at a Toronto church on Monday to pay tribute to the life of a young girl who died after being struck by a minivan last week.

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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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