Pan Am Torch crowd

Crowds gather Saturday in Canada Square at Harbourfront Centre awaiting the arrival of the Pan Am Torch to start a 20,000 km trek across six provinces before the Games begin July 10 through to July 26.

Crowds await arrival of Pan Am Torch

The Pan Am Games flame has landed in Canada and will begin a 20,000 km trek across six provinces. But first, if the rain will ever let up,...

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The Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Para Pan Am torch relay kicks off with Toronto celebrations on Saturday.

TORONTO EVENTS: 8 things to do this weekend (May 29-31)

It's finally here – the Pan Am torch! Saturday, the arrival of the Pan Am torch downtown and its attendant celebrations headline...

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Pan Am Torch flame

Elder Garry Sault of Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation carries the Pan Am flame in the rain Saturday afternoon, May 30, on his way to Canada Square travelling in a flotilla of canoes.

Pan Am Games torch relay begins in Toronto

Mike Gourlay is a warrior. He stands in the pouring rain wearing armor consisting of a drenched raincoat, umbrella and a smile. Gourlay...

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June is Seniors’ Month in Ontario, so we've provided a list of myths vs. reality when it comes to aging.

5 things to know about aging

June is Seniors’ Month in Ontario. The following is a list of myths vs. reality when it comes to aging. 1. Myth vs. Reality: The...

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Race Driver Dave Connelly

Nascar driver Dave Connelly paid a visit to St Benedicts Catholic School on Kipling Avenue along with his car to speak to students. May 28

NASCAR driver Dave Connelly helps raise more than $2.5K for St. Benedict students

NASCAR driver Dave Connelly revved his fundraising engine for St. Benedict Catholic School this week – raising more than $2,500 for...

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Peacock on the rooftop

A peacock escaped High Park Zoo this week and was jumping along rooftops in Roncesvalles.

High Park Peacock continues to elude capture in city's west end

The peacock that escaped from the High Park Zoo is still on a ‘peacock walkabout,’ according to Toronto Animal Services (TAS). The...

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Malcolm Sessil

North York resident wins $9.7-million Lotto 6/49 jackpot

North York resident wins $9.7-million Lotto 6/49 jackpot

After 40 years of playing the lottery, North York’s Sessil Malcolm has become a rich man. Malcolm won a $9,707,953.30 Lotto 6/49...

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It was learned that because of a mistake in the construction by a private contractor about 60 metres of the Leslie Street track between Queen Street and Eastern Avenue has to be redone.

Another delay plagues Leslie Barns construction

Faced with having to explain another construction-related delay to Leslieville residents related to the Leslie Barns maintenance and...

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Escaped Toronto peacock evades capture

Animal services hope escaped Toronto peacock will return home on its own



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5 winning Maxmillions $1 million tickets sold in Ontario: OLG



Muslim school has to play mixed gender teams

Muslim school which objected to girls on boys soccer team told to abide by rules


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