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  1. Flying bionic robots being demonstrated at Ontario Science Centre March 1-7Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | MRO-Esource.com

    As part of the 40th anniversary celebrations of Mississauga, ON-based Festo Canada, the German company Festo, a producer of automation technology, will be holding demonstrations of four members of its Bionic Learning Network. These amazing bionic robots fly by applying some of the principles that nature has perfected over millions of years.

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  2. VIDEO: Andrea Martin Talks Hosting The Oscars, The Dress, and MoreRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Watch Andrea Martin address the press during The Canadian Screen Awards in this newly released video. Martin talks about #TheDress, hosting The Academy Awards, messing up a bit, and more! The Canadian Screen Awards celebrate Canadian productions and talent who excel in front of the camera and behind-the-scenes in Canadian film, television and digital media.

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  3. The top 10 custom & made to measure suits in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | BlogTO

    Custom and made to measure suits in Toronto present a perfect mix of accessibility and tailor-made fit. Bespoke suits are cut entirely to conform to the wearer's measurements, while off-the-rack is precisely that.

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  4. Sex-trade workers targeted in home-invasion robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CBC News

    Three men and two teenage males face charges in connection with a series of home-invasion robberies that Toronto police say targeted women working in the sex trade. Police say a series of increasingly violent home invasions occurred in the Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue area between December and February.

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  5. Wrexham joins National Day of Protest Against WCA & MaximusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Indy Media

    A national day of action was called for Monday 2 March to protest the ongoing use of the discredited Work Capability Assessments to determine fitness for work or otherwise and to leave Maximus, the company that has taken over from Atos to carry these out, in no doubt that resistance will be ongoing. 2 March is the first working day of Maximus' new contract and protests were held in 30 UK towns and cities including here in Wrexham and at Maximus HQ in central London.

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  6. The top 10 manakeesh in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | BlogTO

    ... versions. Haddad's Mid East Bakery Open since 1994, Haddad's Mid East Bakery is located on Dufferin Street in North York The bakery and restaurant offers six manakeesh options, including 'kishek' (crushed wheat mixed with yogurt). Aside from that, ...

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  7. Many turned away as hundreds line up for funeral of Toronto boy who froze to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Northern Life

    Georgette Marsh follows as pall bearers carry the casket holding her son Elijah following his memorial service in Toronto on Saturday, February 28, 2015. The three-year-old boy died after wandering away from his North York home in the early hours of a cold morning dressed only in a T-shirt, boots and a diaper.

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  8. Man carrying kitchen knives killed in freak accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | CFRB

    It was a freak accident. Toronto police are calling a fall that sliced the leg of a man a "death by misadventure". 1 comment

  9. Old meets new at the Art Shoppe's first location change after 78 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Globe and Mail

    Located on a sparse strip of road a few minutes' walk from the bustling shops of Toronto's midtown design district, the Art Shoppe's new showroom - a glass and steel monument to nearly eight decades of design - is a far cry from the family-owned furniture emporium's beginnings 78 years ago. In 1936, Leon Offman had established the Art Shoppe after moving to Canada from Poland; having started out as an upholsterer and furniture maker, he stocked his store, on Yonge Street near Eglinton Avenue, with a huge selection of well-made furniture from North America and Europe, ultimately making it a go-to for homeowners and interior designers alike.

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  10. Students match wits and strategy in TCDSB ChessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Philipine Reporter

    Better brain function, improved memory, and enhanced cognitive abilities are just some of the many benefits of playing chess. Across the Toronto Catholic District School Board, chess strategists from Grades 1 to 8 are gearing up for the 2015 TCDSB Chess Tournament, beginning on February 24th.

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  11. Wrigley to leave Toronto with plenty of memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | BlogTO

    Wrigley chewing gum might be most commonly associated with America , but the company has deep roots in Toronto. This city was the first place its founder William Wrigley Jr. opened a factory outside the U.S., and for the last 108 years, this city has been producing several of the company's most recognizable brands.

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  12. Man charged with sexual assault after incident with preteen girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Toronto Star

    Toronto police have arrested and charged a man with sexual interference and assault after an incident involving preteen girls last Sunday. Police said a man was walking through the hallways of an apartment building in the Victoria Park Ave. and Finch Ave. E. neighbourhood when he saw preteen girls playing in the building's common areas.

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  13. Strangers pay tribute to little ElijahRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | CNews

    Mourners come and go in a steady stream for the visitation for little Elijah Marsh at Vescio Funeral Home on Dufferin St. north of Rogers Rd. on Feb. 26, 2015. TORONTO -- The death of a little boy who wandered away from a warm home last week is still tearing at many people's hearts in Toronto and beyond.

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  14. Dunedin officials tout 2014's accomplishmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Dunedin Mayor Julie Ward Bujalski and City Manager Rob DiSpirito ran through a long list of the city's most recent successes at the annual State of the City on Feb. 13, hosted by the Dunedin Chamber of Commerce at the Dunedin Golf Club. In front of about 75 residents, Ward Bujalski began her presentation by acknowledging her and her staff's focus on the city's role in strengthening Dunedin's economy.

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  15. Jian Ghomeshi sex-assault case put over until March 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The London Free Press

    Lawyer Marie Henein, who represents Jian Ghomeshi, leaves College Park court after a brief court appearance on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Disgraced CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi didn't show up in a Toronto courtroom Thursday, but his high-profile lawyer Marie Henein appeared to set a future date.

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  16. Combing the archives for Toronto's modernist heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Globe and Mail

    The Unity Church of Truth, located on Eglinton Avenue West in Toronto, is seen in 1953. In the same year, Globe and Mail columnist Pearl McCarthy touted the building, saying it was 'worth more than a second look.

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  17. Dirty action roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Xtra!

    Rope bondage, rubber, hot wax, erotic embarrassmenta am I getting warmer? If you ever wanted to explore your inner leather daddy or just be a pup for a day, now's your chance with two big fetish events on the same weekend, the Leather Ball and the Church Street Fetish Fair. With a wide variety of related parties running from Fri, Aug 14 to 16, you have a long, long weekend to choose your flavour and explore your inner sub.

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  18. Toronto needs to do a better job of preserving its heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Globe and Mail

    Stollerys, the mens clothing store that has been a fixture at the corner of Yonge St. and Bloor St. West is now being demolished despite efforts by the city to have it designated as a heritage building. Stollerys, the mens clothing store that has been a fixture at the corner of Yonge St. and Bloor St. West is now being demolished despite efforts by the city to have it designated as a heritage building.

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  19. Pastor accused of sex assault facing new chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | CFRB

    A pastor accused of sexually assaulting a woman while performing exorcisms on her is facing a new charge. Toronto police say Wayne Jones will be in court at Old City Hall Thursday. 1 comment

  20. Severe stab wound proves fatal for Toronto man but police do not believe this was a homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Canada.com

    The victim was found on the sidewalk in front of a home near Eglinton Avenue and Laird Drive just after midnight. While police are treating the incident as a suspicious death, it's not believed to be a homicide or a suicide.

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