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  1. Police embed team of beat officers in Driftwood communityRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | 680News

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  2. Scarborough subway plans complicated by SmartTrack proximityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    Residents, many of whom watched in fury as city politicians flip-flopped on a subway or LRT to serve Scarborough, are now being asked for their views on what the subway extension should look like when it opens around 2023. Toronto planners begin public consultations Saturday to gather input on nine potential subway corridors, even though construction isn't to start for another three years.


  3. Toronto spending $24,000 per week on 'enhanced' securityRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    The city has spent more than $300,000 on increased security at municipal buildings after attacks in Ottawa and Quebec. The cost of keeping city hall and other city-run facilities under restricted access is $24,000 a week, the city confirmed Thursday.


  4. Chamber requests funds for marketingRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Fort Francis Times

    The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce has asked council for $9,500 as its annual fee-for-service to market the town and promote tourism. "We need to really work at promoting ourselves year-round," said Chamber president Jenny Greenhalgh, who made a presentation to council Monday night along with Chamber manager Annely Armstrong-Thorstad and past president Mark Caron.


  5. Suspect sought in Scarborough knifepoint robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CBC News

    Toronto police describe the suspect as "violent, armed and dangerous" following a knifepoint robbery in Scarborough on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2015. A suspect Toronto police believe to be "violent, armed and dangerous" is wanted in connection with a knifepoint robbery in Scarborough on Wednesday.


  6. Speed the PlowRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Torontoist

    On Thursday morning, as a select few Toronto city councillors met for a fourth consecutive day to discuss the proposed 2015 budget, a small storm was brewing outside. A low-pressure system, originating somewhere above the Prairies and steered by upper-level winds, had reached Ontario and was making its way south, preparing to deposit snow, some five to ten centimetres thick, all across the GTA.


  7. The top 25 restaurants for Valentine's Day in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BlogTO

    Valentine's Day in Toronto is fast approaching and reservation books at restaurants are filling up fast. Got no game and need a little assistance? We've assembled some special suggestions on how to treat your honey.


  8. THURSDAY, JANUARY 29Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CFRB

    Snow is in the forecast, Queen's Park to consider lowering standard speed limit & hundreds of TDSB schools are below capacity 1. 5-10 CM OF SNOW IN TORONTO & PARTS OF GTA The Alberta Clipper will move across Eastern Ontario and in most regions to the south, will leave 5-10 centimetres of snow. The exception if for Windsor and Chatham where snowfall will be about 5 cm or less.


  9. Newsstand: January 29, 2015Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Torontoist

    As January draws to a close, let's take a moment to check in with all those resolutions that were made a few short weeks ago. Are they still alive, or have they been kicked to the curb yet? In the news: A Liberty Village condo project gets nixed, Maple Leaf Gardens gets evacuated, and the new TTC streetcar facility will likely sit empty when it opens.


  10. European Court of Human Rights Grand Chamber hears Perincek v. Switzerland caseRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Groong

    Zoryan Institute George Shirinian, Executive Director 255 Duncan Mill Rd., Suite 310 Toronto, ON Canada M3B 3H9 Tel: 416-250-9807 Fax: 416-512-1736 PRESS RELEASE CONTACT: Shannon Scully DATE: January 28, 2015 TEL: 416-250-9807 European Court of Human Rights Grand Chamber hears Perinçek v. Switzerland case Strasbourg, France-The European Court of Human Rights held a Grand Chamber hearing today, Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 9.15 a.m. in Strasbourg, France on the case of Perinçek v.


  11. Massive $500M facility for new TTC streetcars might sit nearly empty when it opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Post

    When Toronto's half-a-billion-dollar barn for its fleet of new streetcars opens this spring or summer, it might be practically empty. The mammoth facility at the corner of Leslie Street and Lake Shore Boulevard will house and maintain Bombardier's low-floor vehicles.


  12. Toronto's income gap continues to widen, finds U of T expertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Toronto Star

    ... in the city core and north up the centre, while plunging in the inner suburbs, particularly northwest Etobicoke and northeast Scarborough. “We have 28 per cent of the city going significantly up in income and a different part, comprising 40 ...


  13. Etobicoke mom walks to Ottawa in frigid weather to shine light on autismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    Dee Gordon, mother of three, seen here near North Gower on Wednesday, has been walking to Ottawa from Toronto to raise awareness about the struggles of autism. The 51-year-old Etobicoke mother of three has been walking from Toronto to Ottawa to draw attention to her campaign for a national strategy to help people with autism spectrum disorder - including her 14-year-old son, Jacob.


  14. Vintage Toronto Ads: Hudson's Bay CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Torontoist

    "A kind of urban Rip Van Winkle" was how the Star assessed the state of Yonge and Bloor in 1970. "We let it fall asleep in the early decades of this century, then tiptoed all around it during the ensuing years building the modern face of Toronto.


  15. Toronto police seeks man seen prowling in backyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBC News

    Toronto police released a security camera footage in which a man was seen prowling in the backyard of a home near the area of Dixon and Martin Grove roads. Toronto police are asking the public to help them identify a man seen prowling in the backyard of a home in the area of Dixon and Martin Grove roads.


  16. Drake Drops New OVO MerchandiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | HipHopDx

    Today, the brand has unveiled an assortment of new items that will hit the store's shelves and its online shop. The new in-store delivery includes an Owl beanie, and a "6 God" sweatshirt.


  17. Where to watch the Super Bowl in Toronto 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BlogTO

    Super Bowl Sunday in Toronto on February 1st will see tailgating parties start as early as brunch even though kick off isn't until 6:30pm. Sports fans can catch the big game at bars, pubs and restaurants boasting big screens, buffets, beer specials.


  18. Food court Subway, Booster Juice and Druxy's get conditional...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Toronto Star

    Subway and Booster Juice in the Yorkdale Shopping Centre, Druxy's Famous Deli in the North York City Centre, Scotia Plaza's SenseAsian Bistro and the Bento Nouveau inside the Toronto General Hospital were given warnings in the past week under the city's DineSafe program. The Subway failed to keep potentially hazardous food below the mandatory 4 C temperature limit.


  19. Police release video of west-end Toronto backyard prowlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | GlobalNews

    The incident happened on Jan. 22 at 10:30 p.m. in the Dixon Road and Martin Grove Road area. It's reported the man entered the backyard, propped the homeowner's ladder against the house and proceeded to look into the bedroom windows.


  20. Biz buzz: Jan. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The London Free Press

    Chef Dani Murphy holds a potato and kale samosa with apple chutney and pea shoots slaw with orange and ginger vinaigrette at The Root Cellar in London on Tuesday. Kyle Thompson, a lifelong advocate for organic produce who grew up on a farm in the London area, picked up the local franchise for the fast-growing Toronto-based business.