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  1. 700 HP and nowhere to go because of Toronto trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    You see, there I was, itching to put my newly acquired $70,385 scarlet-red supercharged 6.2-litre HEMI V-8 tester through its paces with an 86-kilometre drive from downtown Toronto to home base in Clarington, Ont. Instead, I was snookered by heavier-than-usual rush-hour traffic.


  2. RCC WaterproofingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2014 |

    Water damages more than just buildings. It disrupts families and businesses. Water can damage a structure's integrity, lowering the overall value of your property.


  3. Narrowing Toronto's street lanes won't reduce collisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    The city's plan to narrow lanes on some streets in an effort to slow down traffic is unlikely to reduce the number of collisions between vehicles and pedestrians and cyclists on Toronto's streets. A memo from the general manager of the city's transportation services division Stephen Buckley suggests narrowing lanes would improve the flow of traffic and make more room for other road users.


  4. Toronto public school gets pro-active on mental healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Toronto Star

    Grade 2 student Isabel Morano 7 points out her parts of her class's mental health mural. Gledhill Public School had kids from kindergarten to Gr 6 do murals about what a "healthy school" looks like.


  5. Ferguson decision shines light on race relation issues in Canada, community activists sayRead the original story

    Yesterday | 680News

    While Toronto is a long way from Ferguson, Missouri, community activists say Canadians are kidding themselves if they think work doesn't need to be done on race relations here at home. Race relations has been at the forefront in Toronto following the Rodney King riots in 1992.


  6. Alexander Dennis to create Ontario plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Bus maker Alexander Dennis is to set up an assembly facility in Ontario after winning a deal to supply more than 250 vehicles to a Canadian transport firm. Metrolinx also has the option to buy a further 150 buses from the Falkirk-based group, one of Scotland's biggest manufacturing employers.


  7. Christopher Husbands tells trial of intricate web leading to Eaton Centre shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Toronto Star

    The Code – do's and don'ts of etiquette on da street – apparently does not extend to the grave. Where, by the way, a very bad guy by the name of Nixon Nirmalendran is also beyond the protection of libel laws.


  8. Man charged in fatal Scarborough crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Toronto Star

    A Jeep heading west on Ellesmere Rd. was approaching Orton Park Rd. when it collided with an Acura TL travelling south on Military Trail at about 7 p.m. Monday, police said.


  9. Canadian Lawmaker Condemns Recent Downing Of Armenian Helicopter By Azeri ForcesRead the original story

    Monday | Groong

    CANADIAN LAWMAKER CONDEMNS RECENT DOWNING OF ARMENIAN HELICOPTER BY AZERI FORCES 12:32, 24 Nov 2014 Arnold Chan, Member of Parliament for Scarborough-Agincourt federal electoral district in Toronto, Ontario, made the following statement on the recent downing of an Armenian helicopter: "I wish to express my serious concern about the recent downing of an Armenian helicopter by Azerbaijani forces. On behalf of the Liberal Party of Canada, I want to express my condolences to the family and friends of the three Armenian crew members who have lost their lives as a result.


  10. Fierce winds 'no joke' as damage mounts in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | CBC News

    Powerful winds brought down tall trees in Toronto on Monday, while the gusty weather knocked out power to thousands in the city and across the southern part of the province. The city was put under a wind warning during the afternoon, as Environment Canada forecast sustained winds of at least 60 to 70 km/h for much of southern Ontario.


  11. UFO sightings few and far between in November 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 |

    ... turned out to be a plane. However, he later saw something else. Paul Shishis of Oshawa, Ontario was at work in Scarborough on November 18, 2014 when he noticed "a fast moving white object in the skies overhead. At approximately 10:18 a.m., he was ...


  12. UPDATED Power outages, flooded roads as Toronto, GTA hit with rain, windRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | 680News

    Heavy rain overnight has led to some localized flooding and road closures throughout southern Ontario, with more rain and high winds in the forecast for Monday. One lane of the southbound Don Valley Parkway was closed north of Dundas Street for about five hours due to flooding.


  13. The top 10 stores to buy winter boots in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | BlogTO

    Winter boots in Toronto are a must if you want to navigate our city's annual lakes of evil black slush. When we think about big-city winter style, our minds conjure up imagine sleek leather boots and perfect, minimal coats - not gigantic, clunky, fur-lined Sorels - but with five months out of the year spent in salt-encrusted snowy darkness, we can't help but be practical.


  14. View culturally important Canadian artwork at Heffel Fine Art Auction House's Toronto previewRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Art Daily

    Heffel Fine Art Auction House opened its doors to the public this Saturday, November 22 to allow interested buyers an opportunity to view the spectacular collection of Canadian masterworks that will be featured at Heffel's annual fall auction on Thursday, November 27. The collection is on display for a special preview from Saturday, November 22 to Wednesday, November 26 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and available on Thursday, November 27 for a final viewing from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the University of Toronto Art Centre , 15 King's College Circle.


  15. UPDATED Santa Claus parades on Sunday prompt road closures, transit changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | 680News

    Santa Claus will be a busy fellow on Sunday afternoon, making appearances at a pair of parades rolling through parts of Toronto. The first event, the Village of East Toronto Beaches Santa Claus Parade , begins at noon with the following road closures in effect until 3 p.m. on Sunday: The second event, the Weston Santa Claus Parade , will begin staging at noon until it kicks off at 2 p.m. on Weston Road, between St Phillips Road and Church Street.


  16. 5 early entrepreneurs who helped shape TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | BlogTO

    Where would Toronto be without the contributions of Timothy Eaton, Robert Simpson, William Davies, Henry Pellatt, or Ed Mirvish? It's hard to say, but we would all be worse off were it not for the success of their businesses or the timing of their financial investments. Some of the names on this will be familiar, others less so, but their legacies are still tangible.


  17. Power being restored to east end after natural gas leak forced shutoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | CBC News

    Power is slowly being restored to 4,500 customers in the city's east end after a natural gas leak forced evacuations and forced Toronto Hydro to cut electricity in the area. Firefighters responded to the leak at Victoria Park Avenue and Kingston Road just before 12:30 p.m. on Friday.


  18. For sale: the final residence of Tsar Nicholas II's last surviving...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | National Post

    If the end result of a war is an exchange of territory, the outcome of a revolution is ultimately the exchange of real estate. The house at 716 Gerrard Street East is an apt illustration of the downward mobility of the politically displaced.


  19. Gas leak forces power outage, evacuations near Kingston and Victoria ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Beach Metro Community News

    ... have been told to keep their windows shut. Speaking in one of four buses that the TTC parked at Kingston and Scarborough Roads to provide warm shelter for evacuated residents, Lindsay Mulock said she and her husband could smell the gas inside their ...


  20. Urban Toronto: Pioneer Village Station Shaping Up NicelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Torontoist

    Construction is continuing on the Toronto Transit Commission 's Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension, and today we take a look at the fourth of the six new stations on the extended Spadina subway line: Pioneer Village Station . The station is situated on Steeles Avenue West east of Jane Street at Northwest Gate on the York University campus, straddling the border between the cities of Toronto and Vaughan.