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  1. Ministry of Labour inspector facing charges in Extortion investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Canadian Content

    On Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in the afternoon, the Toronto Police Service received a call for a Fraud in the Markham Road and McNicoll Avenue area. It is alleged that: - a Ministry of Labour inspector conducted a safety audit of a business - he found a number of items not in compliance - he left the owners to fix them - he returned and made an improper request for money from the owner On Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at 2:25 p.m., Joseph Ah-Hone, 55, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with: 1) Breach of Trust 2) Accepting a Benefit from Person Having Dealings with Government 3) Extortion He is scheduled to appear in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East on Thursday, December 4, 2014, 2 p.m., room 407.

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  2. Burned body found under bridge in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CNews

    Toronto Police were initially called for 'reports of a fire that was under a bridge' around 8:10 p.m. at St. Clair Ave. E. and Inglewood Dr., just west of Mt. Pleasant Rd. Your daily dose of what's hot on Canoe.ca. You'll get everything from daily features and top headlines.

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  3. TTC bus filmed running red light on Lake Shore Blvd.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    The TTC has taken "appropriate disciplinary action" against a TTC bus driver who was recently filmed blatantly running a red light in Toronto. The video, posted to YouTube on October 21, shows a bus travelling westbound on Lake Shore Boulevard West near Superior Avenue.

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  4. EXCLUSIVE: Condo board pres. believes he was target of arson over fees disputeRead the original story

    Yesterday | 680News

    The president of a Toronto condo board is in hiding with his wife after they narrowly escaped what they believe was an arson motivated by a dispute over condos fees. The fire broke out on the first floor of a townhouse on Grandravine Drive near Keele Street and Sheppard Avenue West around 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

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  5. Man stabbed multiple times near Victoria Park stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 680News

    The man was stabbed multiple times in the back and rushed to a trauma centre at St. Michael's Hospital. Paramedics say his condition is serious but not life-threatening.

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  6. Cyclist dies after being struck by pickup truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBC News

    A 71-year-old man has died of injuries he suffered when he was hit by a pickup truck while on his bicycle. Toronto police say the man was riding southbound on Victoria Park Avenue, when he was struck while attempting to cross the O'Connor Drive intersection, at 3:18 p.m. on Tuesday.

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  7. Uniting a divided Toronto will be a key task for Tory's transition teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Globe and Mail

    ... However, while Mr. Tory won just over 40 per cent of the vote across the city, the heart of "Ford Nation" - Scarborough and much of Etobicoke - remained loyal to Doug Ford. And Monday night's election did not result in major changes to the makeup of ...

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  8. Jack Layton 1950 - 2011Read the original story

    Aug 25, 2011 | Nor'Wester

    Last year on Regatta Day, provincial New Democratic Party Leader Lorraine Michael took in the festivities with her federal counterpart, Jack Layton.Layton suddenly turned to Michael and asked, "She's not around, is she?"The "she" was his wife, Olivia Chow, who had gone off to take part in a conference call. Confirming his wife was nowhere in sight, Layton quietly slipped away to get a hotdog.

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  9. Veteran team assembled to assist new Toronto mayor John ToryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The Globe and Mail

    ... down until the end of November. David Soknacki: A source on Mr. Tory's campaign said Mr. Soknacki - the former Scarborough city councillor who dropped out of the mayoral race last month - will likely also be asked to join the team. Mr. Soknacki won ...

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  10. Progressive candidate admits she focused too much on beating Rob Ford instead of John ToryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Now Toronto

    Long before the election results flashed up on the big screen, the crowd in the auditorium of the Daniels Spectrum was resigned to defeat. The roughly two hundred people at Olivia Chow's election night headquarters in Regent Park are the kind of citizens disposed to optimism, but even they didn't dare believe their candidate would pull off a win.

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  11. Chin Lee re-elected in Ward 41, Scarborough - Rouge RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The Toronto Star

    ... train service for the ward. In October 2013, city council, including Lee, voted to scrap a planned seven-stop Scarborough LRT in favour of a three-stop extension of the Bloor-Danforth line - a move that will cost city taxpayers $1 billion over the ...

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  12. New faces: Here are some of the newcomers that will take seats on Toronto councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The Toronto Star

    ... Boutros . Carmichael Greb nabbed the ward with promises not to reverse council's previous decision to build a Scarborough subway, better planning to reduce traffic congestion, and a “safe streets pledge” that would include reducing ...

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  13. Olivia Chow casts her ballot in Toronto mayoral raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | 680News

    ... workers treated a dog for smoke inhalation after a fire in an apartment building on Birchmount Road in Scarborough on Oct. 26, 2014. Thousands paid their respects to Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent in Montreal, Toronto and ...

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  14. Morning Webcast: Toronto heads to the pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | 680News

    ... workers treated a dog for smoke inhalation after a fire in an apartment building on Birchmount Road in Scarborough on Oct. 26, 2014. Thousands paid their respects to Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent in Montreal, Toronto and ...

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  15. Canada reopens grounds of Parliament HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Newsday

    Canadians returned to the reopened grounds of Parliament Hill on Saturday just three days after a gunman shot and killed a soldier at the national war memorial and then stormed Parliament before he was gunned down. House Speaker Andrew Scheer said tours of Parliament will resume Monday, but visitors can expect to see a heightened Royal Canadian Mounted Police presence at building entrances.

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  16. Rise of e-voting is inevitable, as is risk of hackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Globe and Mail

    Doug Ford makes a campaign stop at a mall in Scarborough, Ont., on Sunday. Doug Ford makes a campaign stop at a mall in Scarborough, Ont., on Sunday.

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  17. 10 quirky things to know about North YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | BlogTO

    Like Scarborough and Etobicoke to the east and west, North York's originated as a collection of independent communities north of the Old City of Toronto. Post amalgamation and the former borough and city is a mostly suburban mix of conspicuous wealth, manifest poverty, and everything in between.

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  18. Regiment's focus is to bury Cpl. Cirillo with 'highest possible respect and honour'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | CBC News

    Members of the Argylls practice bagpipes and drills ahead of Tuesday's planned funeral proceedings for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo.

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  19. Collision between car and streetcar sends one to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | The Toronto Star

    One person was taken to hospital following a collision between a car and streetcar in Toronto's Riverdale neighbourhood Saturday morning. Responders were called to Gerrard St. E. and Carlaw Ave. at around 2:30 a.m., according to Toronto paramedics.

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  20. Weekend Planner: October 25-26, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Torontoist

    Offbeat: It would seem that there's no more room in hell, as the dead will be walking the earth-or at least our streets-this weekend at the Toronto Zombie Walk and Halloween Parade . Naturally, your best bet for survival would be to throw on some face paint, tear your clothes, and garnish everything with fake blood.

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