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A father of two young children is Toronto's latest murder victim, shot dead at the Scarborough pizza parlour where he had been only been working for two weeks. 31-year-old Abdul Monir was killed just after 12 am Sunday at Pizza Time, at the edge of a strip mall at Markham Rd and Lawrence Ave E. A second man, believed to be the owner of the shop, was also hit by bullets but survived.
Rob Ford's replacement by Doug Ford could be the big break Olivia Chow needs to reinvigorate her flagging campaign. Doug Ford 's last-minute switch with his brother Rob Ford in the race for mayor gives top contender Olivia Chow a small chance to reinvent herself in this campaign - and to fight her way back into the top two, insiders say.
Poetry: Let's face it-your existence could be a bit more poetic. Indulge in the art-or discover it for the first time-this weekend at the East End Poetry Festival .
July 15, 2014 - FILE photo of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford makes his closing remarks during a mayoral debate hosted by the Canadian Tamil Congress in Scarborough, Ontario. The mayor's nephew, Mike Ford, who was running for councilor in the mayor's old ward, has also withdrawn, which would clear the way for Rob Ford to run as a councilor, the CBC reported Friday .
Toronto police are investigating the death of a 22-year-old man after they were called to a North York scene around 8 a.m. Thursday.
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Ford, notorious for admitting addiction in office, a doubt for October 27 mayoral elections following admission to hospital for tests on tumour Toronto Mayor Rob Ford participates in a mayoral debate hosted in Scarborough, Ontario in this file image from July. Photo: Reuters Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who gained global notoriety after a well-publicised battle with addiction, was admitted to hospital with a tumour in his abdomen on Wednesday, throwing his campaign for re-election into doubt.
Carol Wilding, president and CEO of the Toronto Region Board of Trade, singled out Scarborough as a particularly egregious example of doing transit planning the wrong way. Carol Wilding, president and CEO of the Toronto Region Board of Trade, singled out Scarborough as a particularly egregious example of doing transit planning the wrong way.
General Motors Canada went to extraordinary lengths to keep its dealers informed about its restructuring plans in the aftermath of the financial crisis, a lawyer for the automaker told a Toronto courtroom Wednesday. GM lawyer Kent Thomson, in his opening remarks, said it was widely known through briefings, media coverage and meetings that GM's original restructuring plan was rejected in February 2009 by the U.S., Canadian and Ontario governments.
Canadian Tire has announced that Canadian Tire money is going digital. The company says that the move won't replace their paper bills, but simply offer an online alternative to collect and redeem rewards.
Students from the Chinese mainland are increasingly looking to Canada for their high school education as they seek a safe, clean and vibrant region for an English-language education abroad. They are particularly attracted to Toronto and Vancouver as each metropolitan area has a thriving and well-established Chinese community.
The Bony Fiddle Theatre Group , a new company set up by east Danforth resident Blair Mueller , is presenting a double bill of two plays this weekend at the Tranzac Club in the West End. A Man of Two Minds is described as "a comedy about the troubles and awkwardness of discovering yourself, dating, and living with a semi-psychotic mother."
John Clark once swore he'd never wear a kilt, not even when his dad brought home a bolt of the family tartan from Scotland. "I used to dance all the time.
The days of 10 cent, double feature Saturday matinees are long gone, but nostalgic Beachers hold fond memories of the film palaces of our youth. Before television came along in the 1950s, the Beach had as many as seven neighbourhood cinemas at one time.
Mayoral candidate John Tory has released a television advertisement campaign and an interactive website to convince voters about the benefits of his SmartTrack transit plan. Tory has launched a digital tool called the 'SmartTracker' that allows people to find out how much time it takes for them to travel from one destination to another.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 01:18 pm
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