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Connor Boyd, left, and Barbara Kennedy are two of the torchbearers in the Pan Am Games torch relay.

Local Pan Am torchbearers thrilled to carry flame

Before the first race, pitch or volley at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games, more than 3,000 people from all walks of life will...

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Rexdale's Andrea Basta will be a torchbearer for the Pan Am Games in Toronto this summer.

Rexdale torchbearer ‘excited’ to be part of Toronto’s Pan Am legacy

Rexdale’s Andrea Basta has been selected as one of 3,000 torchbearers slated to carry the Pan Am flame on its 41-day journey leading up to...

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Clara Jung

Beach resident Clara Jung, 13, is excited to be a torchbearer for the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.

Beach resident Clara Jung, 13, is excited to be a torchbearer for the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

Lifelong Beach resident Clara Jung is both excited and honoured to play an important role in the upcoming Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am...

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Rick Mugford

Parkdale resident Rick Mugford was chosen to carry the Pan Am Games torch on July 5.

Parkdale resident Rick Mugford chosen to carry the Pan Am torch on July 5

When Parkdale resident Rick Mugford found out he was chosen to be a torchbearer for the 2015 Toronto Pan Am/Parapan Am Games he was hit...

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Amanda Martinez

Amanda Martinez

Amanda Martinez ‘blown away’ to be a torchbearer

Latin jazz singer-songwriter and York resident Amanda Martinez is thrilled to be a torchbearer for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Torch...

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Wendy Baker

St. Gabriel Catholic School physical education teacher Wendy Baker displays her 1987 Pan Am Games bronze medal for field hockey to her students on Thursday. Baker will be one of 3,000 torchbearers participating in the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games torch relay on July 6.  

Torch bearer Wendy Baker: North York phys ed teacher, Olympian, Pan Am athlete

As a former Olympian and Pan Am Games athlete, Wendy Baker recalls walking into the opening ceremonies and thinking, “Wow!” The same...

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Wanted Wednesday

Tauhidur Rahman, 30, target of 55 Division's "Wanted Wednesday".

Wanted Wednesday: Tauhidur Rahman

This week’s Wanted Wednesday fugitive in 55 Division is Tauhidur Rahman. The 30 year old Toronto man is wanted by police for fail to...

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Quartet is the final production of this season by the Eastside Players. It is now onstage at the Papermill Theatre.

East Side Players’ Quartet offers a snapshot of life

Coming to terms with aging and the ever-evolving changes that go along with it can be challenging, especially when you are living in a...

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