Baby Pandas

The Toronto Zoo announced a Canadian first today, Tuesday, Oct. 13, with the birth of two giant panda cubs. Er Shun, the zoo’s female giant panda, gave birth to her first cub at 3:31 a.m. and the second cub was born at 3:44 a.m.

Cheering section

Eric Jackson, 13, and Cole Halling, 11, pose for a photo while cheering for Scotiabank Marathon runners at the corner of Lake Shore Boulevard and Windermere Avenue during the Swansea Neighbourhood Marathon Cheering Challenge. Members of the community are once again wanted to cheer on runners who are racing on behalf of the High Park Zoo this year.

Pink the Rink

Anika Joensen moves the puck for the Etobicoke Dolphins as they face the Mississauga Chiefs at Habitant Arena Friday morning in the Pink the Rink tournament hosted by the Dolphins. The Etobicoke won 4-0. (Oct. 17, 2014)

Scarborough North

Clockwise from top left: Conservative Ravinder Malhi, the Green Party's Eleni MacDonald, the NDP's Rathika Sitsabaiesan and Liberal Shaun Chen are running in the federal election in the new riding of Scarborough North.


Clockwise from upper left: Conservative Leslyn Lewis, the Green Party's Calvin Winter, the NDP's K.M. Shanthikumar and Liberal Gary Anandasangaree are running in the federal election in Scarborough-Rouge Park.

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EVENTS In Toronto Area

East York Farmers Market

Tue Oct 13 | 8:00 AM

Seniors' Exercise

Tue Oct 13 | 9:00 AM

Gentle Fitness on a Chair

Tue Oct 13 | 9:30 AM

Free ESL Classes

Tue Oct 13 | 10:00 AM

Upcoming Events

Tue Oct 13 | 10:00 AM

Paddington (Family Movie)

Tue Oct 13 | 10:00 AM

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