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Paralympic track and field star Becky Richter laments dwindling choices

As she prepares for the Parapan Am Games, the Saskatchewan native expresses disappointment over a...


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Thorncliffe Park library, Burgess Park celebration welcomes Pan Am Torch Relay Monday

Thorncliffe Park will celebrate the arrival of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay in the...

Torchbearer - Scarborough

Dr. Ming-tat Cheung of the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto in Scarborough announces that he will carry the Pan Am Games torch into the centre during the Sunday, July 5, torch run through Scarborough. From noon to 4 p.m., there will be a torch relay community celebration by the Pan Am pool at Morningside and Military Trail.

July 5 - Scarborough to welcome Pan Am Games Torch Relay with events on Sunday

The Pan Am torch takes a tour of Scarborough on July 5, and like many athletes at the Games, it will be moving awfully fast. As...

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Plan Canada's lemon challenge

Take the #LemonChallenge4Change for gender equality

Take the #LemonChallenge4Change for gender equality

Every day millions of girls around the world are discriminated against, or denied access to an education or basic human rights – simply...

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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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Urban Hero award winner Barbara Keaveney.

Barbara Keaveney teaches love of nature along bird walks

Barbara Keaveney’s passion for teaching reaches beyond her four decades in an Etobicoke classroom to spearheading environmental education...

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Chris Chen starts the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay from Withrow Park Sunday morning.

Withrow Park welcomes Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay

Withrow Park welcomed the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay Sunday, July 5, morning.

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Megan Sherwin makes her way to Variety Village as the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay makes it's way through Scarborough Sunday morning. The lighting of the community cauldron with soccer legend Dwayne De Rosario takes place later this afternoon during a community celebration by the Pan Am pool at Morningside and Military Trail.

Emotional Pan Am torch pass at Variety Village in Scarborough

It was an emotional moment for para-swimmer Megan Sherwin and the family of the late Cassidy Sheng during the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games...

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The Prince Edward Viaduct's Luminous Veil is lit up as part of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay festivitie Saturday night.

Lighting of Luminous Veil caps Toronto’s Pan Am torch party on Prince Edward Viaduct

The sky over the Don Valley was illuminated in an enchanting display of colour along the Prince Edward Viaduct Viaduct Saturday night in...

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