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

1 hr ago | CFRB

Pedestrians to get run of sections of Bloor, Yonge in August

Two major Toronto streets will be handed over to pedestrians on a pair of Sunday mornings next month.

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5 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Anti-Semitic graffiti found spray painted on Thornhill bus shelter

The incident happened on Atkinson Avenue near Bathurst Street and a photo was sent to Global News by a viewer.

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10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | National Post

Toronto waiting for somebody - anybody - to come up with a good idea to improve streetcar service

Last week in the National Post we chronicled the pain of Toronto's 250,000 daily streetcar users.

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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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Canada.com

Timeline: Canada's brushes with terror

A group dubbed both Direct Action and the Squamish Five detonated a bomb at a missile manufacturing plant in Toronto.

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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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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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Edmonton Journal

'Condo King' Brad Lamb unveils details of Edmonton luxury tower

Pre-construction sales will begin this fall for Jasper House, a 36-storey luxury condominium tower by Toronto "Condo King" Brad Lamb.

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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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CBC News

Toronto man dies after car rolls over Highway 401 off-ramp

Police are investigating after a black BMW sedan rolled over the Highway 401 off-ramp to Keele Street in Toronto on Wednesday morning.

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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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Tue Jul 22, 2014

CFRB

Sammy Yatim's family suing Toronto police and Chief

Saturday, July 27 will mark one year since 18-year old Sammy Yatim was shot and killed on board a Toronto streetcar, and we're learning that his family filed an $8-million dollar lawsuit earlier this year.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Toronto streetcars let visitors get to know the city

A subway train travels faster, but it can't compare with the feeling aboard a good, old-fashioned trolley.

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BroadwayWorld.com

'the Last Five Years' Film Set To Premiere at Tiff

Today it was announced that the film version of Jason Robert Brown 's musical THE LAST FIVE YEARS will premier at the Toronto International Film Festival this fall.

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Squamish Chief

Protesters denounce Israeli offensive in Gaza, call on Harper to support peace

Tempers flared briefly as protesters marched through downtown Ottawa today, calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to denounce Israel's military actions in Gaza.

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National Post

Canadian drug lord's sentence should be boosted to compensate for...

A New York judge needs to impose a 30-year sentence on Quebec's billion-dollar pot playboy because when he secures a transfer to Canada his prison time could be slashed from decades to months by Canada's lenient parole system, U.S. prosecutors say.

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GlobalNews

Thornhill Islamic centre vandalized in what police say was hate crime

York Regional Police are investigating after they say an Islamic centre in Thornhill, north of Toronto, was vandalized with anti-Muslim messages.

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