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Friday Aug 29 | GlobalNews

Labour day weekend road closures: Fan Expo, Open Streets, and more

Fan Expo, the Canadian National Exhibition, Open Streets TO, the annual Labour Day parade and several road closures will all affect transit and travel around Toronto this long weekend.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

CBC News

'Slut walk' co-founder out to dispel myths, misinformation

Heather Jarvis of Guelph, Ont., co-founded the so-called "Slut Walk" to draw attention to the issue of sexual violence against women.

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Ottawa Life

The Cosmopolitan Hotel Toronto: A Fantastic Escape in the Heart of Toronto

Toronto is a great city and there is no doubt that it has some fine hotels. The key to a stay in the Big Smoke is location and you definitely want to stay central for easy access to the subway to head to great areas like Bloor West, Danforth or Yorkville.

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Canada.com

Holt Renfrew closing stores in Quebec City and Ottawa to focus on flagship locations

The luxury retailer will give its flagship locations a $300-million facelift that will see overall square footage rise 40% in Western Canada, Toronto and Montreal.

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Torontoist

Urban Planner: August 28, 2014

Festivals: Since you're probably going to notice an increase in the number of interestingly dressed people downtown this week, we'll let you in on the secret: Fan Expo is back, bringing celebrities, exhibitors, and genre enthusiasts together at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for four days of panels, celebrity appearances, demonstrations, ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

680News

File photo of Go Transit cars in Toronto. the Canadian Press/Kenneth Armstrong

A minor CN train derailment south of York University on Wednesday morning caused delays for several hours on the Barrie and Richmond Hill GO train lines.

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The Globe and Mail

Pick a home that's practical for your future

Lauren Mark's Mississauga loft is as perfect for her life now as it will be in 50 years.

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The Toronto Star

When it comes to fashion, TIFF is no Cannes

There is little doubt that the Toronto International Film Festival, revving up for its 39th year next week, now rivals Cannes as the most significant event on the film industry's calendar.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

BlogTO

5 things Toronto could learn from New York

There are countless reasons to love Toronto: it's clean, safe, and full of friendly, outgoing people.

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Nova News Now

Alex Colville's iconic images featured in Toronto show

Wishing I was in Toronto this week to stroll through four vast galleries containing iconic images from Alex Colville's 60 years of paintings and prints.

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Nanaimo Daily News

Toronto area mayors want Ontario, Ottawa to pay a 3rd each of storm cleanup cost

The federal and provincial governments should each foot a third of the bill for cleaning up after last month's devastating ice storm, municipal officials said Friday.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

680News

5 things to do this weekend: BuskerFest, Walk for the Children and Taiwanfest

BuskerFest: This long-running festival in support of Epilepsy Toronto brings an eclectic mix of street performers to Toronto's downtown core.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Vancouver Courier

Movie review: F-Word falls flat

Frankly, I'm rooting for Daniel Radcliffe to someday shed his Harry Potter cloak and plant his foot firmly in adult roles.

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Times of Oman

Toronto - Canada's largest city

Canada's largest city becomes a non-stop festival zone in summer. The fairground rides and food sample-packed Canadian National Exhibition acts as an hors d'ouevre for the Toronto International Film Festival .

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Now Toronto

Why not to lock your bike here

When word broke last week that Brookfield Properties was taking credit for removing bicycles locked to a TTC pole at the northeast corner of Yonge and Bloor because it asserted authority over the sidewalk there, I knew the situation sounded familiar.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Exhibition on painter Alex Colville set to launch at Art Gallery of Ontario

Master painter Alex Colville is remembered for his ability to immortalize the seemingly mundane moments of everyday life, often with tense and haunting undertones.

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The Globe and Mail

Ford softens tone on streetcars, but opposes all-door boarding

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has shifted his position on the city's transit options, calling the streetcars he once disdained "pretty efficient" and announcing plans to fund improving the existing system should he be re-elected.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Newsday

Robot ends 6,000km Canada hitch-hike

A robot sent out to travel across Canada by hitch-hiking has completed its 6,000km trip - apparently in one piece.

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Globe and Mail

TTC set to consider costly new service plan

Westbound King St.streetcars lined up in traffic near Spadina Ave. on May 13. Westbound King St.streetcars lined up in traffic near Spadina Ave. on May 13. The Toronto Transit Commission will consider a new service plan this week that would include changes such as all-door boarding on streetcars and buses, but would also come with a ... (more)

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Globe and Mail

TTC set to consider costly new service plan

Westbound King St.streetcars lined up in traffic near Spadina Ave. on May 13. Westbound King St.streetcars lined up in traffic near Spadina Ave. on May 13. The Toronto Transit Commission will consider a new service plan this week that would include changes such as all-door boarding on streetcars and buses, but would also come with a ... (more)

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