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Pan Am Games Organizing Comitee chairman David Peterson, right, speaks to a performer at XVII Pan Am Games 'Toronto 2015' torch lighting ceremony on May 25 in Teotihuacan, Mexico.

Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay

The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay takes place over 41 days, visiting more than 130 communities beginning May 30 before making its...

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Body-worn video camera

Const. Christian Philipp displays his body-worn video camera during the unveiling Friday at police headquarters on May 15 of the Toronto Police Service pilot program introducing the devices to daily use.

Ontario Human Rights Commission says it did not ‘partner’ with Toronto police on body-worn cameras project

The Ontario Human Rights Commission is taking issue with a Toronto Police Service press release that says they partnered on the body-worn...

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Top 15 bike trails in Ontario

Top 15 bike trails in Ontario

Top 15 bike trails in Ontario

    It's almost summer and the perfect time to explore bike paths because flowers are in bloom and the sun is shining....

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Francis Atta

Check it out! Human Library lets you reserve a person for conversation

Just like a good book that can tell a good story, each of the 19 “human books” available at the North York Central Library this Saturday,...

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Eid Bazaar at Jenner Jean-Marie Community Centre

A vendor makes a sale during a bazaar in Thorncliffe Park in this file photo. The Thorncliffe Community Market opens this Friday.

Thorncliffe Community Market brings bazaar to summer Fridays

For Aamna Ikram, remembering her native-Pakistan is like reliving a past life. It was a life marked by strict religious traditions. “I...

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Youth aged 13 to 18 interested in an arts-filled summer are invited to apply for Lakeshore Arts' innovative ARTiculate: Youth Leadership in the Arts program. The three-week program offers 12 local youth the opportunity to attend workshops with professional artists, go on unique field trips, and gain leadership skills. Pictured here, some of last year's participants prepare their pieces for ARTiculate's final exhibition.

Youth wanted for Lakeshore Arts’ leadership program ‘ARTiculate’

Lakeshore Arts is now accepting applications for its unique and innovative ARTiculate: Youth Leadership in the Arts summer program....

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Caledonia GO Station

People gather during a Metrolinx open house held Tuesday to learn more and provide feedback about the future Caledonia GO Station on Eglinton Avenue West, which is expected to open in 2020.

Community hears about new Caledonia GO station, set to open in 2020

It was a small, but enthusiastic, gathering at a Metrolinx-hosted open house to introduce the York community to a project that will build a...

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Scarborough Walk of Fame

Scarborough Walk of Fame chair Earl Campbell is joined at the podium by Colin Mochrie and Debra McGrath during the announcement Wedenesday evening at the Miller Lash House of the 2015 inductees for the Walk of Fame. The event also launched The Scarborough Hospital Foundation's Kaleidoscope Ball next October which will raise funds for the hospital's diagnostic imaging department.

Scarborough Walk of Fame 2015 inductees to be honoured at Kaleidoscope Ball

The Scarborough Walk of Fame will honour five people who have made great contributions to the community at the 2015 induction ceremony...

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Andre Marin given 4 month extension on his post as Ontario's ombudsman



Ontario municipalities can use ranked ballots

Ontario allowing municipalities to use ranked ballots in 2018 elections



Feuding MPs agree: Canadians should save more

As parties feud over Canada Pension Plan, one constant: we're not saving enough


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2015 Bloor West Villager Baby Contest

Click Here for Full Contest Rules. To Enter, Please email a photo of your baby, his/her name, full...



ARTS IN BRIEF: Dozens of vendors feature unique crafts at Ukrainian Community Centre

The Ukrainian Community Centre will be the site of a craft show and garage sale on Saturday....



Discuss future of Pearson at upcoming open house

Chat one-on-one with Deputy Mayor Vincent Crisanti, members of the Toronto Pearson Airport team and...




Willingness to share knowledge and apply it to your life is key in reaching your goals

I sat in awe as each person took notes, asked questions and remained open to learning something new....

Go au natural with your beauty routine with the Canadian Health Food Association and holistic nutritionist Michelle W. Book

Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of what they lather on their epidermis and are looking for...

Toronto teacher discusses Ontario’s new sex education curriculum and wonders what is the big deal

Since I will be teaching physical education and health next year, I’ve been concerned by all the...

Kathy Renwald explores the Grand River in the Audi Q3 and Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG

I set up a spring peeper tour along the Grand River in two very different luxury compact crossovers,...

Listen to your gut when it comes to eating at restauarants when you have allergies and special diets

For Celiac Awareness Month, which is in May, I thought I’d share my story about how I recently got...

Bring your Dog to Work Day is June 26, but Purina Toronto’s staff talk about the benefit of pets at work every day

On Friday, June 26, it’s the annual “Take your Dog to Work Day.” It can be an exciting time for...

Why senior dogs rock - Particularly Zab who is waiting for a new family at the Boxer Rescue Ontario

His name is Zab. He is eight years old with tons of grey hair, a very sweet personality and without...

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