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24 min ago | The Toronto Star

Ramadan's end lets immigrant family measure its progress in Toronto

Mousomi Shahariar prays in her living room during the month of Ramadan. She came to Canada in August of last year to be with her husband and this is her first Ramadan away from home.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Canada, Fasting, Health

4 hrs ago | Torontoist

Urban Planner: July 28, 2014

Technology: Green Roofs for Healthy Cities is hosting a night of lectures, a screening, and an outdoor BBQ for its Green Roof Gathering .

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Canada, Colm Feore

Sun Jul 27, 2014

680News

UPDATED Campaign in high gear with 3 months until Toronto mayoral election

Torontonians head to the polls on Oct. 27, and the candidates for mayor are planning to keep up their frantic pace as they head towards the finish line.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

680News

UPDATED Ford Nation flocks to Toronto park for a Ford Festa party

An east-end Toronto park was inundated with fans of Rob Ford on Friday for the mayor's scheduled Ford Fest bash.

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CBC News

What's On: Taste of Toronto and more

Fort York will be transformed into a foodie wonderland for four days of summer eating, drinking and entertainment.

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Related Topix: Canada, Life, Gourmet, Food, Food Festival

Torontoist

Making Toronto Safer for Pedestrians

About three times a day, a pedestrian and a vehicle collide in our city. This month, three of those collisions resulted in pedestrian deaths.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Toronto Star

Transit's no trauma where I come from: James

The 100 bus to Flemingdon Park is both bustling and hustling; it gets a lot of people where they need to go in this part of the city.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Canada, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Torontoist

Urban Planner: July 24, 2014

Performing Arts: So far, this summer has seen music, film, theatre, and food in the spotlight, and now it's time to focus on the foxy females .

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The Toronto Star

Toronto upgrades traffic system to try and battle congestion

During this summer of lane closures and traffic jams, the man in charge of keeping Toronto moving answers the question fuming motorists want to know: why don't construction crews work overtime and overnight? “Everyone says 'I want 24/7 construction,'” Stephen Buckley, general manager of the city's transportation department, told a ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

BlogTO

Toronto Restaurant Openings: Tinto Bar de Tapas, Goat Coffee Co,...

Toronto Restaurant Openings highlights the latest restaurant openings and closings in Toronto and also gives a preview of what's coming soon.

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The Toronto Star

KFC to offer beer at two Toronto locations

For the first time in its 58-year history in Canada, KFC will offer domestic and international beers this fall, selling those at its two “fast-casual” concept outlets in Toronto.

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Related Topix: Canada, Beer, Drink,

GlobalNews

'A child was killed': Extreme messaging will slow speeders, former cop says

Rolling stops, red light-running and speeding seem to have become ingrained in Toronto's driving culture; especially on smaller streets.

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GlobalNews

INTERACTIVE: Why College Street is Toronto cyclists' 'dooring zone'

Of the 1,308 Toronto cyclists hit by opening car doors between 2005 and 2013, most were hurt but only one was killed: A 57-year-old man biking east on Eglinton Avenue West on a May afternoon in 2008 when a 43-year-old woman opened her car door and sent the man flying into traffic, where he was hit by a truck.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Rina Singha Kathak Dance Organizations to Host 7th Annual Kathak Mahotsav Canada, 8/14-16

Rina Singha Kathak Dance Organization is proud to present its 7th annual Kathak Mahotsav Canada, August 14th - 16th at the Fairview Library Theatre, in Toronto.

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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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The Toronto Star

Parkdale tenants accuse firm of ignoring repairs in bid to push them out

A number of long-time Parkdale tenants are alleging that their relatively new building owner is deliberately delaying repairs in a bid to get them to move so that the company can increase the rent.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

680News

Suspect hospitalized aftea

A man, who fired a gun outside an apartment building in Newmarket shortly after midnight, is in serious condition following a police shooting, and the province's police watchdog is now investigating.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Sam Konkin recognized by Kiwanis Club of Trail

A long standing member of the Kiwanis Club of Trail was honoured for his 61 years of continued service to the organization earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Long Term Care, Health, Canada,

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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Mon Jul 21, 2014

National Post

Police crack down on dangerous driving in Toronto neighbourhood after ...

Police are cracking down on speeding and hazardous driving in the Leaside neighbourhood where a seven-year-old was struck and killed last week.

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