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Street Names - Runnymede Rd.

At the corner of Runnymede Rd. and McGregor Ave.

A brief history of the TTC’s subway station names

Ever been sitting on the subway, listening to the automated voice announce each successive station and wonder at the names of certain stops...

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HOV Lanes

High Occupancy Vehicle lane on northbound highway 404 at McNicoll Ave on Friday July 3, 2015.

Former Toronto police officer talks about the new HOV rules and travelling during the Pan Am Games

The Pan-Am games are within a two-week reach for the City of Toronto and along with it traffic. Pan-demonium has found Toronto’s...

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Back to work

Councillor Rob Ford speaks to reporters at City Hall after being discharged from hospital to begin his recovery at home. His doctor this week gave him the all-clear to return to work for a few days a week.

Rob Ford to be back at city hall sooner than expected

Rob Ford will be back at city hall a little earlier than expected. The councillor for Ward 2 Etobicoke North and former mayor is...

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Thrill of Grill

Jean-Marc Maheu grills up some corn on the kob for guests visiting his booth at the 2014 Thrill of the Grill event on Saturday afternoon. The 2015 event is taking place on the Bloor Street Viaduct in conjunction with the Pan Am Torch Relay celebrations.

TORONTO EVENTS: 8 things to do this weekend (July 3-5)

As we begin July events in Toronto, there's lots of culinary experiences to enjoy a pair of 'Taste' festivals, the kick-off of...

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Torchbearer Moore proud to light Pan Am flame on Prince Edward Viaduct-image1

Tracy Moore of CityTV lights the community cauldron on the Prince Edward Viaduct Saturday night as the Pan Am Games Torch Relay arrived in Toronto.

Torchbearer Moore proud to light Pan Am flame on Prince Edward Viaduct

With less than a week to go to the opening ceremonies of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games, the Prince Edward Viaduct is infectious with the...

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Crowds ready to welcome Pan Am Games Torch Relay to Bloor viaduct-image1

The Metroland Media Toronto team are among those awaiting the arrival of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay and the lighting of the community cauldron on the Prince Edward Viaduct.

Crowds ready to welcome Pan Am Games Torch Relay to Bloor viaduct

Celebrations for the arrival of the Pan Am Torch are being ushered in with the Afro-Brazilian sound of the Maracatu Mar Aberto band,...

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Urban Hero

Anthony Aquan-Assee volunteers at the Trauma and Neurosurgery Intensive Care Unit of St. Michael's hospital. He is a 2015 Urban Hero Award winner.

Anthony Aquan-Assee offers hope to those with a Traumatic Brain Injury

In 1997, Anthony Aquan-Assee suffered life-threatening injuries in a motorcycle accident. Not expected to live, Aquan-Assee defied his...

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Union Station

Following nearly four years of construction, renovations at Union Station are complete. The work included completing an additional subway platform to divide the Yonge and Universtiy lines, as well as installing an art wall featuring 104 panes of etched glass.

‘Bloody gorgeous’ art unveiling wraps up Union Station platform renovations

The artist of a 104-paneled glass artwork at Union Station wants commuters to take a good long look at his “bloody gorgeous” creation....

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