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Local news for East York (Toronto, ON) continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

6 hrs ago | CBC News

TTC bus surfing accident leaves man in life-threatening condition

A man was seriously hurt falling from the back of a TTC bus after standing on the back bumper without the driver's knowledge.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

CFRB

Police anticipate arrest in fatal hit and run

Toronto Police appear to be closing in on the driver in a fatal hit and run. A 31-year-old year old man was killed Saturday when he was hit by a minivan on St Clair Ave, west of Weston Rd, around 5 a.m. The driver of the van did not stick around.

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CBC News

Sexual assault suspect sought by police

Police are searching for a man wanted in connection to a sexual assault that happened Friday afternoon.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

GlobalNews

Labour day weekend road closures: Fan Expo, Open Streets, and more

Fan Expo, the Canadian National Exhibition, Open Streets TO, the annual Labour Day parade and several road closures will all affect transit and travel around Toronto this long weekend.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Beach Metro Community News

Looking back on first two months on the job

It has been an exciting start to my first term as the Member of Provincial Parliament for Beaches-East York.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Family says missing woman may be hiding in North York park

Catherine "Kit" Currie, a resident of the Dufferin Grove neighbourhood, was last seen at about noon Aug. 15 at Queen and Bathurst streets.

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GlobalNews

With 77,000 new condos on tap, can Toronto handle the influx?

That's 6,887 new units, 377,900 square metres of non-residential space and 5.3 acres of new parkland.

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680News

The council chamber is shown in Toronto City Hall in an undated file photo. HANDOUT/City of Toronto

For all but a select few Torontonians, the minutiae of municipal politics appears to be a slow-going and often inefficient affair at council meetings.

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Beach Metro Community News

Who really killed the Red Baron?

After writing about different aspects of the First World War, mostly about the soldiers on the ground, there is a story to be told about some of our Canadian pilots and their contribution to the war.

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Beach Metro Community News

Beach Arts Scene

Beach felt artist Sheila Thompson is one of 75 artists who will be exhibiting over the Labour Day weekend at Artfest Toronto in the Distillery District.

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Torontoist

Newsstand: August 27, 2014

According to an online sports media outlet, Toronto may be under consideration to get a second NHL team in future expansion plans.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Beach Metro Community News

Police Beat

The multi-jurisdictional case resulted in allegations that between 1977 and 1983, a 12 year-old boy was sexually assaulted by a staff member of the Sagamore Farm group home in Parham, Ontario.

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GlobalNews

Council bans right turn on red light at corner where girl was killed

Drivers will no longer be able to turn right while sitting at a red light at an intersection in Leaside where a 7-year-old died last month.

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Several cyclists hurt near dangerous part of road on Lakeshore

Several people riding along Lakeshore Blvd W. near Carlaw Ave. have been injured after their tires got caught in railroad tracks that intersect with the bike lanes.

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CFRB

Man robbing people at gunpoint near Fairview Mall

A public safety alert from Toronto police for people who live in the area between Don Mills Road and Leslie from Sheppard Avenue up to Finch Ave. By those boundaries, this will also affect those at Fairview Mall.

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Torontoist

Peter Fenech Seeks Etobicoke Centre Council Seat

Peter Fenech, council candidate for Ward 3, Etobicoke Centre , is quick to admit he has limited experience in politics and community involvement.

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Torontoist

Newsstand: August 26, 2014

The latest edition of the Farmers' Almanac goes on sale this week, and it calls for yet another frigid, snowy winter.

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CFRB

Man robbing people at gunpoint near Fairview Mall

A public safety alert from Toronto police for people who live in the area between Don Mills Road and Leslie from Sheppard Avenue up to Finch Ave. By those boundaries, this will also affect those at Fairview Mall.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

GlobalNews

Several cyclists hurt near dangerous part of road on Lakeshore

Several people riding along Lakeshore Blvd W. near Carlaw Ave. have been injured after their tires got caught in railroad tracks that intersect with the bike lanes.

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BlogTO

Where to donate used clothing in Toronto

Looking to donate used clothing in Toronto? Your closet castoffs have plenty of options for new homes.

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