Baby Pandas

The Toronto Zoo announced a Canadian first today, Tuesday, Oct. 13, with the birth of two giant panda cubs. Er Shun, the zoo’s female giant panda, gave birth to her first cub at 3:31 a.m. and the second cub was born at 3:44 a.m.

Pink the Rink

Anika Joensen moves the puck for the Etobicoke Dolphins as they face the Mississauga Chiefs at Habitant Arena Friday morning in the Pink the Rink tournament hosted by the Dolphins. The Etobicoke won 4-0. (Oct. 17, 2014)

Scarborough North

Clockwise from top left: Conservative Ravinder Malhi, the Green Party's Eleni MacDonald, the NDP's Rathika Sitsabaiesan and Liberal Shaun Chen are running in the federal election in the new riding of Scarborough North.


Clockwise from upper left: Conservative Leslyn Lewis, the Green Party's Calvin Winter, the NDP's K.M. Shanthikumar and Liberal Gary Anandasangaree are running in the federal election in Scarborough-Rouge Park.

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Sgt. Derek Byers, of Scarborough's 42 Division police, shows one of dozens of slot machines seized over the past six weeks by officers in the division.

Etobicoke North all-candidates' debate

Etobicoke North candidates squared off on the issues during an all-candidates' debate at the Rexdale Hub on Thursday night. Participating candidates are pictured here (L-R): Akhtar Ayub of the Green Party; Anna Di Carlo, leader of the Marxist-Leninist Party; Faisal Hassan of the NDP; and independent candidate George Szebik.

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Federal Election

Where the leaders are for Oct. 13

Major party leaders begin final sprint to marathon campaign finish line


Federal Election

Duceppe says Trudeau lied about arms sales

Gilles Duceppe accuses Justin Trudeau of lying about Saudi arms sales


EVENTS In Toronto Area

East York Farmers Market

Tue Oct 13 | 8:00 AM

Seniors' Exercise

Tue Oct 13 | 9:00 AM

Gentle Fitness on a Chair

Tue Oct 13 | 9:30 AM

Free ESL Classes

Tue Oct 13 | 10:00 AM

Upcoming Events

Tue Oct 13 | 10:00 AM

Paddington (Family Movie)

Tue Oct 13 | 10:00 AM

MamaDances Parent & Child...

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