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Canadian synchronized swim duo aim for Olympic berth at Pan Am Games

Guaranteed berth in the 2016 Rio Olympics goes to winners of Pan Am Games synchronized swimming...

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STORIFY: Follow the Toronto leg of the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am torch relay

Metroland Media Toronto charts the torch's visit in advance of the Games' opening ceremonies.

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Ontario government providing 4,500 Pan Am Games tickets for kids in summer camps

ONTARIO - The provincial government is providing 4,500 tickets to the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games...

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Comfy and cozy

Of course I'm sleeping in a teacup! Where else would I be?

20 cats who sleep on their own terms

Because anywhere that prevents humans from being productive is a productive place for a cat to be.

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Torch

Tracy Moore lights the Pan Am games cauldron during the Luminous Veil illumination event Saturday on the Prince Edward Viaduct. Several community events around the torch are scheduled for this week throughout the city.

TORONTO EVENTS: 5 things to look forward to this week (July 6-9)

Full on into the month of July and there's mere days before the Pan Am Games begin in the city. In the meantime, there are...

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Danica Loncar

Baby Point Gates BIA member Danica Loncar is the owner of artWorks Art School.

Bloordale, Baby Point Gates BIAs hope the Pan Am Games will bring new tourists

There seems to be a consensus among some local Business Improvement Area (BIA) spokespeople about the Pan Am Games – they’re hoping for a...

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URABAN HERO

Leah Houston, artistic director of MABELLEarts - a 2015 Urban Hero award winner in the Arts category.

MABELLEarts tells the stories of those living in its midst

MABELLEarts’ mission is to tell the stories of the people living in the community. Located in the heart of the Mabelle neighbourhood,...

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Urban Hero

Tanya Kazdan (centre) is bakery manager at COBS BREAD at Humbertown, winner in the Urban Hero business category. She is pictured with staff from the left, Aaron, Lorissa, Michael, and Dylan.

COBS BREAD Humbertown takes its role as community bakery seriously

At COBS BREAD Humbertown, being a community bakery is about more than being number one – it’s about giving back. Each and every night,...

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Heatwave Volleyball

The 21th annual Heatwave for SickKids tournament, the world’s largest beach volleyball tournament, will be taking over Ashbridge’s Bay Park and Woodbine Beach Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12.

Heatwave for SickKids returns to Ashbridge’s Bay Park and Woodbine Beach

The 21th annual Heatwave for SickKids tournament, the world’s largest beach volleyball tournament, will be taking over Ashbridge’s Bay Park...

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Masato Harada

Director Masato Harada introduces his film, 'Kakekomi', at its sold out world premiere on the opening night of the 2015 Toronto Japanese Film Festival.

Toronto Japanese Film Festival wraps up its ‘best year yet’

Toronto Japanese Film Festival organizer James Heron couldn’t be happier with how the event went this year, attracting record audiences and...

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Urban Hero

Urban Hero award winner Barbara Keaveney.

Barbara Keaveney teaches love of nature along bird walks

Barbara Keaveney’s passion for teaching reaches beyond her four decades in an Etobicoke classroom to spearheading environmental education...

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Police seek second man in cellphone death

Police seek man in London, Ont., shooting death involving cellphone

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Alleged 'sexsomniac' wins new rape trial

Alleged 'sexsomniac' who admits to raping woman wins new trial

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Toronto bike sharing network to expand

Toronto bike sharing network to grow with partnership between Metrolinx, TPA

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Ontario

Two people dead, two officers hurt in Lincoln

Two people dead, two Niagara Region police officers hurt in Lincoln

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SIU probing police shooting in Toronto

SIU probing police shooting in Toronto; man, 45, reportedly was armed with hammer

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Oakville man, 53, dies in fatal ATV crash

Oakville man dies in fatal ATV crash north of Kaladar

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