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6 bad habits that are hurting your eyes

"Don't sit so close to the'll hurt your eyes!" No adult living today would have escaped hearing this oft-repeated warning.

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Thrill of Grill

Jean-Marc Maheu grills up some corn on the kob for guests visiting his booth at the 2014 Thrill of the Grill event on Saturday afternoon. The 2015 event is taking place on the Bloor Street Viaduct in conjunction with the Pan Am Torch Relay celebrations.

TORONTO EVENTS: 8 things to do this weekend (July 3-5)

As we begin July events in Toronto, there's lots of culinary experiences to enjoy a pair of 'Taste' festivals, the kick-off of...

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Urban Hero Stan Palmeteer

Tennis pro, Stan Palmeteer is an Etobicoke Urban Hero for 2015.

Stan Palmateer takes to the tennis court to aid The Heart and Stroke Foundation

Stan Palmateer is an ace in tennis and in helping Canadians living with heart disease or stroke. The Mimico native and tennis pro will...

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Urban Hero

Deborah Lombard Ryall is an Urban Hero award winner, recognized for her work with seniors.

Deborah Lombard Ryall gave selflessly as caregiver to a friend

Deborah “Debbie” Lombard Ryall is a modern-day Good Samaritan. After suffering an accident that kept her from work, Lombard Ryall was...

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Withrow Park

Children playing in the sand at the Withrow Park playground. The Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay visits the park on Sunday, July 5, morning.

The Pan Am torch arrives at Withrow Park on morning of Sunday, July 5

The community of Withrow Park in East York will have the chance to celebrate the arrival of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay on...

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Ian Kelso retires

Etobicoke Guardian photographer Ian Kelso retires after 40 years behind the lens.

Etobicoke Guardian photographer Ian Kelso retires after 40 years

He doesn’t have a crown, or a sash, or a trophy to call his own. But anyone who knows photographer Ian Kelso, knows him as Mr....

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Rouge Valley Inn

The owner of the Rouge Valley Inn was the subject of the largest manhunt in Canada’s history.

Taste of Lawrence

Catherine Hobbs and daughter Ryan Hobbs enjoy the Scrambler carnival ride featured at the Taste of Lawrence Street Festival last year. This year's festival opens on the evening of Friday, July 3, and continues through until the evening of Sunday, July 5.

Annual Taste of Lawrence festival set for July 3 to 5

Organizers are expecting 150,000 visitors to this year’s Taste of Lawrence, a three-day festival that celebrates culture through food and...

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