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

7 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Residents worried about persistent poverty want to revive Scarborough

Despite parts of Scarborough being assigned a priority designation by the city of Toronto, pockets of poverty persist in Toronto's eastern suburb.

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8 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

DeHart: Move to new location adds parking convenience

This week's column is dedicated to Don Phelps, one of the first solicitors I met in Kelowna back in 1971 when I was working for Scotiabank.

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16 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Hike corporate taxes to pay for Toronto subway line, Ontario NDP says

Andrea Horwath is calling for Toronto's downtown relief subway to be made Ontario's top transit priority and for the province to hike corporate taxes to pay for it.

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17 hrs ago | BlogTO

What Lawrence Avenue used to look like in Toronto

At the turn of the 20th century, the territory covered by current day Lawrence Avenue was almost entirely farmland.

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19 hrs ago | Canada.com

Firefighter in critical condition, three injured after blaze at Toronto-area warehouse

Police say one firefighter is in critical condition in hospital and three others were injured while fighting a massive fire at a warehouse in an industrial area of Mississauga, Ont.

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20 hrs ago | BlogTO

This Week in Fashion: FAT, Muttonhead store launch, North Standard Trading Post anniversary

This Week in Fashion rounds up the week's style news, store openings and closings, pop-up shops, sales and upcoming fashion and design events in Toronto.

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Yesterday | Globe and Mail

Lives Lived: Kaye Adams, 87

Sister, wife, mother, artist, style icon. Born on Sept. 21, 1926, in Truro, N.S.; died on Feb. 16, 2014, in London, Ont., in her sleep, aged 87. Kaye's lifelong devotion to family was a natural extension of her upbringing in Truro, N.S. Born in 1926 to Gertrude and Joseph Burke, her stories of life at 20 Centre St., growing up with five sisters and ... (more)

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

680News

Woman finds snake in Victoria Park & Ellesmere bathroom

A woman in the city's east end had quite a scare on Tuesday morning when she discovered a snake in her bathroom.

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DurhamRegion.com

Pickering guitarist celebrates 40 years of Moxy with anniversary concert

Canada is full of talented musicians that, because of the landscape of the music industry here, are often under- recognized or don't enjoy the longevity or success that bands in the United States do.

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BlogTO

This Week on DineSafe: The Copper Chimney, Nova Era, King Place, Sushi Delight, Popeye's

Passover and Easter didn't mean inspectors turned a blind eye to Toronto restaurants as a pair of Popeye's chicken franchises got yellow-carded by DineSafe this week, and popular spots Sushi Delight and The Copper Chimney also failed to pass with the green stamp of approval.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Toronto Star

Coun. Maria Augimeri demands feds hand over Downsview

Councillor Maria Augimeri railed against the federal government Monday for its handling of Downsview Park at a news conference where she launched an initiative to demand the handover of the park to Toronto.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

CBC News

Highrise fire sends man to hospital with serious burns

Toronto fire crews rescued a man who fell at least 12 storeys from the top of a Front Street condo building.

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Inside Self-Storage

Strategic Storage Trust to Build New Self-Storage Facility in Toronto

Strategic Storage Trust Inc., a publicly registered non-traded self-storage real estate investment trust , recently purchased 2.5 acres of land in Toronto to build a self-storage facility.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

National Post

John Tory battles toddler for attention as he touts anti-gridlock plan

A meltdown by a toddler added some drama to a Thursday morning policy announcement by mayoral candidate John Tory at a home near the intersection of Bayview and Eglinton avenues.

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The Globe and Mail

Survey says: Add a few more dollars to your house hunt budget

The practice of listing agents setting low prices to create a bidding war is frustrating many home buyers.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

BlogTO

Toronto Restaurant Openings: Shishalicious, Bake Them Pretty,...

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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Market Wire

Strategic Storage Trust, Inc. (SSTI) Acquires 2.5 Acres of Land in...

The total purchase price was approximately $3.8 million CAD in an all-cash deal.

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BlogTO

This Week in Fashion: TFI New Labels reveals finalists, Vintage Crawl ...

This Week in Fashion rounds up the week's style news, store openings and closings, pop-up shops, sales and upcoming fashion and design events in Toronto.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Beach Metro Community News

Eye on Business

Royal LePage Estate Realty has won the Shelter Award for Office of the Year from the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation, the largest public foundation in Canada dedicated to funding women's shelters and violence prevention programs.

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Beach Metro Community News

Beach Arts Scene

Featured artists include Max MacDonald, Joanne Filletti, Noreen Mallory, Judith Meeks, Bernadette Wong, Louis Doransky, Gord Smith, Jyne Greenley and Liane Odze-Silver .

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