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

15 min ago | 680News

Ford Nation to flock to Toronto park for a Ford Festa party

A city park is to be inundated with fans of Rob Ford on Friday for the Toronto mayor's scheduled Ford Fest bash.

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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | BlogTO

The top 10 Toronto metal bands of all time

The top Toronto metal bands of all time make for a curious collection. Toronto's metal scene has never really been big enough to capture worldwide attention the way Sweden, San Francisco or even Quebec scenes have throughout history.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

CNews

Canadian Mohamed Hersi gets 10 years on terror rap

The first Canadian to be convicted for attempting to participate in terrorist activity abroad, was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday.

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DurhamRegion.com

Faith, love, hard work create success for Ajax single mom

It was unwavering faith -- in herself and in her God -- that carried Loy Asheri out of Africa and into Canada in 1999, into a fresh life as a single mother to four young children, in a country where she didn't know a soul.

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680News

Funeral to be held for Toronto lawyer gunned down in Florida

The service will take place at Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel at 2401 Steeles Ave. W. at 1 p.m. Dan Markel, 41, died Friday afternoon after being shot in his Tallahassee, Fla.

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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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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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Globe and Mail

Anti-Semitic graffiti found in Thornhill, days after Islamic centre defaced

York Regional Police say they are investigating another incident of hateful graffiti north of Toronto, just days after anti-Muslim messages were found scrawled outside an Islamic centre.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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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CBC News

Amid Ford Fest row, Olivia Chow vows to cut red tape on park permits

Mayor Rob Ford listens to fellow mayoral contender Olivia Chow during an election debate hosted in Scarborough by the Canadian Tamil Congress on July 15, 2014.

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Torontoist

Newsstand: July 23, 2014

A spokesman for the the provincial liquor control agency says Ford Fest was denied a booze permit because the event was deemed not "municipally significant."

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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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Nature Valley 'Field Trip'

The sad fact is fewer than 10% of kids spend any time in nature. And it's not just because they love their tablets and smart phones.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

National Post

Debt, culture shift and rising Toronto rents behind surge of 20-somethings staying in parental homes

Justis Danto-Clancy, a 24-year-old graduate of the University of King's College, moved back in to his parent's home near Yonge Street and St. Clair Avenue about a year and a half ago.

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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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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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Torontoist

Newsstand: July 22, 2014

Happy birthday, Prince George. Here's to another year of bashing other kids on the head at playgroup as the most popular member of the Royal family.

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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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