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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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Waterloo-Dufferin Bikeway Connection

The proposed Waterloo-Dufferin Bikeway Connection.

City unveils plan to reduce congestion around Alexender Muir/Gladstone Avenue Public School

Concerned residents and parents had a lot to say about a plan to ease chronic congestion – including vehicle, bicycle and pedestrian –...

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Giant panda Er Shun eats bamboo at the Toronto Zoo in this file photo. She was inseminated during a procedure earlier this month, and the zoo is hoping that a pregnancy will result.

Toronto Zoo hoping insemination of giant panda Er Shun leads to pregnancy

Er Shun’s baby giant panda, if there is one to celebrate at the Toronto Zoo this fall, will have three possible daddies. Zoo staff and a...

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Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

Olympic gold medalist Donovan Bailey unveils Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am podiums

Olympic track and field medalist Donovan Bailey offered words of welcome — and a challenge — to athletes from North and South America and...

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Francis Atta

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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2015 Bloor West Villager Baby Contest

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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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