Shortbread cookies

Sharon Macleod has served as the ‘chief cookie officer’ for Mary Macleod Shortbread since its founder – her mother-in-law – retired in 2010.

Enjoy buttery goodness at Taste of Toronto festival

After 34 years in the cookie business, Mary Macleod Shortbread has more than mastered the art of baking the one part white sugar, two parts...

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Robbie Tournament

Cumberland United Cobras Nadia Alexeev battles against Dixie Athletics Sarita Samsoodeen during the Robbie International Soccer Tournament at Terry Fox Park on Saturday morning. Heavy rains later in the day on Saturday and overnight into Sunday forced the tournament to be 'abandoned' due to sodden fields and unsafe conditions.

Great ‘disappointment’ after Robbie tournament ‘abandoned’ due to heavy rains

For the first time its 49 year history, the Robbie International Soccer Tournament in Scarborough was abandoned because of the amount of...

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Filion arts advocate

Councillor John Filion, left, and Mayor John Tory

Mayor Tory tabs John Filion as Arts Advocate

Willowdale Councillor John Filion is Mayor John Tory’s point-person on the arts. The veteran North York councillor will be Toronto’s...

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Canada Day

The Tamil community float makes its way along the Brimley Road route of last year's Scarborough Canada Day Parade. This year's Canada Day events in Scarborough include a pair of parades, fireworks and community celebrations.

Scarborough’s Canada Day events include parades, fireworks, community celebrations

For many years now, Canada Day events in Scarborough could be counted on not to change much, but that too may be changing. For the 48th...

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Charges laid

Jan Robert Ostonal, 35, charged in Sexual Exploitation investigation. Police believe there may be more victims.

Youth pastor at North York church charged in sex assault investigation

A youth pastor at a North York church has been charged with sex assault offences. Police allege between Jan. 1, 2012 and March 31, 2015,...

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Canada Day

Shemina Hirani dresses for the occasion during the 2014 Canada Day festivities at Mel Lastman Square. This year's festivities kick off at 5 p.m. capped off by fireworks.

Celebrate Canada Day in North York: fireworks, picnics and more

Canada Day will be celebrated at three North York locations Wednesday, July 1. Festivities at Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge St., will...

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Thomas Lavers

Bryan Lavers, left, and Tye Thomas are the founders and owners of Thomas Lavers Cannery and Delicatessen in Kensington Market.

Kensington Market food shop at Taste of Toronto

Kensington Market has long been known for its eclectic mix of small businesses, but even in that diverse neighbourhood, there are a few...

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THE CITY: Metrolinx report puts pressure on mayor, council

THE CITY: Metrolinx report puts pressure on mayor, council

There are a couple of ways to look at the new report from Metrolinx that draws attention to the need for a downtown relief subway line, for...

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