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  1. John Tory pledges to work at reducing child poverty in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Toronto Star

    Mayor-elect John Tory promised Thursday to be a leader in working to reduce poverty in Toronto, which has the worst child-poverty rate among Canada's big cities. “If ever there was a wakeup call, this would be it,” Tory said in an interview in advance of Friday's full release of “The Hidden Epidemic: A Report on Child and Family Poverty in Toronto.” The report, a preliminary version of which was released in August, puts Toronto at the top of a list of 13 major urban centres, tied with Saint John, N.B., for the highest rate of child poverty in Canada.

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  2. Top 4 shows to see in the Ottawa area this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | CBC News

    Jessa Runciman is an associate producer with CBC Ottawa, and an avid music fan and show-goer. You can follow her on Twitter @jessarunciman.

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  3. So many lost and remembered from three difficult anniversariesRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Amherst Daily News

    With that in mind and Nov. 11th coming up I am devoting this column to the men and women who fought and died in these wars. During WW1 Springhill had the second highest enlistment per capita in Canada.

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  4. Newsstand: November 12, 2014Read the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Torontoist

    Yesterday, clothing retailer The Gap got called out for poor taste because of its gloriously inappropriate idea to offer Remembrance Day sales. A Tesco store in England may have one-upped them, though, by offering remembrance-themed pizzas featuring pepperoni and bell pepper poppies.

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  5. How Israel's Curlers Hope To Reach the OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Forward

    Relaxing after a game at the East York Curling Club in Toronto last winter, Yuval Grinspun made a joke that would change his life. He kibitzed that if he ever wanted to compete in the Olympics, all he needed to do was start an Israeli curling team.

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  6. Cop stops veterans' cars from getting ticketedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | CNews

    Perhaps the parking enforcement officer did not get the memo about just why cars were being parked near the Scarborough cenotaph? But while veterans and supporters came out to the memorial at Danforth Ave. and Kingston Rd. to remember the fallen, a Toronto parking enforcement officer was busy writing tickets. 'It must have been like a banquet table for him,' said Puddister, who was in shock. 1 comment

  7. Parking officer tickets Remembrance Day serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The London Free Press

    Perhaps the parking enforcement officer did not get the memo about just why cars were being parked near the Scarborough cenotaph? But while veterans and supporters came out to the memorial at Danforth Ave. and Kingston Rd. to remember the fallen, a Toronto parking enforcement officer was busy writing tickets. "It must have been like a banquet table for him," said Puddister, who was in shock.

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  8. Learn-To-Trade.com Inc. Announces November 18 & 20 as Dates for Complimentary 2-Hour Trading WorkshopRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    Learn-To-Trade.com Inc. , Toronto's leading provider of professional stock market trading courses designed to create successful traders on the financial market, is pleased to announce the November dates for its free two-hour trading workshops. The first free two-hour trading workshop takes place on Tuesday, November 18, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at the Learn-To-Trade.com Inc. corporate head office at 885 Don Mills Road, Suite 200, in Toronto.

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  9. Everything we build begins with a great foundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    Customers with purchased items outside the Target store at 45 Overlea Blvd in East York on Aug 5 2014. Customers with purchased items outside the Target store at 45 Overlea Blvd in East York on Aug 5 2014.

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  10. Woman, 73 struck and killed by SUV in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | DurhamRegion.com

    They say a 73-year old woman was struck (on Don Mills Rd) by an SUV yesterday afternoon as she attempted to cross the street mid-block.

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  11. Oshawa resident donates First World War I plaqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | DurhamRegion.com

    A First World War plaque that had been in her family for over 50 years was donated to The Salvation Army Heritage Centre by Sue Cunningham of Centre Street South in Oshawa. In 1960, Sue's parents, Andrew and Agnes Clark, moved into their new home on Queensdale Avenue in the east end of Toronto.

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  12. Man dies from stab wounds, father and son chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | CTV

    A 22-year-old man who was allegedly harassed and stabbed by a father and his son in a Scarborough McDonald's drive-thru last weekend died of his injuries Friday. Toronto police, who have already charged the two with aggravated assault and weapons-related offences, are now treating last weekend's incident as a homicide.

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  13. 5 Toronto cemeteries that hide in plain sightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | BlogTO

    It's not always possible to rest in peace in Toronto, at least not forever. Over the last century, as the city has expanded beyond its old borders and the suburbs have taken over formerly rural tracts of Etobicoke and Scarborough, several burial places have become perched in unusual places: in the middle of a complex highway cloverleaf, in a mall parking lot, off a nondescript residential street near Lawrence and Bellamy.

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  14. Dwayne Douse ID'd as victim of Eglinton shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | CBC News

    Dwayne Douse of Toronto, 33, was shot and killed outside an Eglinton Avenue West restaurant on Nov. 6, 2014 in Toronto. . Sgt.

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  15. The fundraising gap at Toronto schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    Michelle Hunt, the co-chair of the parent council at Jackman Avenue Junior School, poses for portrait outside the Danforth Ave. area school on Nov 6 2014. Across the Toronto District School Board, some schools benefit from proactive parents who fundraise for programs and supplies while other areas that may not be as well off, sees less money raised.

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  16. Dwayne Douse is seen in this undated police handout photo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | CTV

    A man who was found by first responders suffering from a gunshot wound to his head has been identified by police. Dwayne Douse, 33, of Toronto was fatally shot at approximately 7 p.m. on Thursday in the Eglinton Avenue West and Keele Street area.

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  17. Subway, road closures continue this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | CBC News

    There are a number of road and transit closures in Toronto this weekend, including a subway shutdown between Bloor-Yonge and Eglinton stations all weekend. For the second week in a row, subway service will be shut down between Bloor-Yonge and Eglinton stations for the duration of the weekend.

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  18. Driver fatally struck pedestrian while trying to avoid hitting a dog: witnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | CTV

    A driver whose van suddenly swerved and struck a woman on a sidewalk in Scarborough was trying to avoid hitting the victim's dog, witnesses told CTV Toronto. Police have not confirmed what bystanders claim they saw Thursday afternoon when the 42-year-old woman was hit and killed by the van.

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  19. Ten music events in Toronto this week: Nov. 7 to 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    A weekly feature that highlights the 10 best music happenings in Toronto. Here's what's on this week, Nov. 7 to Nov. 13. The Poem/ The Song In which music is connected with poetry, with the author Margaret Atwood among the performers on hand.

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  20. How Toronto main street is coping with LRT constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | CBC News

    A local business association is using the internet to spread the word about traffic disruptions caused by Metrolinx Crosstown LRT construction. It's important to preserve some sense of normalcy for retailers amid the upheaval caused by construction of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT, a neighbourhood business leader says.

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