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10 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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The Toronto Star

Could time-based transfers and all-door boarding be coming to the TTC?

A two-hour fare and all-door boarding on buses and streetcars could be coming to the TTC as early as January, if a staff-recommended $69-million-a-year service expansion plan is approved.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

BlogTO

Your guide to all Toronto places in The F Word movie

Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan may be the rightful stars of The F Word , but the refreshingly-good romantic comedy has another star we know all too well: Toronto.

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Greenwich Citizen

Hitchhiking robot charms its way across Canada

This undated photo made available by Ryerson University in Toronto on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 shows hitchBOT in a car.

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GlobalNews

Canadian National Exhibition officially opens today

Mayor Rob Ford will help open the 136th annual Canadian National Exhibition, which begins today in Toronto and runs through to Labour Day.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Guelph Tribune

GO Transit tinkers with fall schedule

When it comes to buses, bus trips typically serving schools between Guelph and Mississauga will be reinstated for the school year.

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