Severe thunderstorm causes flooding, power outages

A driver attempts to push his car through a flooded Todd Baylis Blvd near Black Creek Drive and Eglinton Ave West on Monday. Behind him is a stranded TTC bus and another car. Shortly before 5pm a sudden and severe thunderstorm swept the Toronto area causing occasional flooding. (July 8, 2013)

ONE YEAR AGO: Flood hits Toronto streets

It was one year ago today, July 8, 2013 that a storm and flash flood hit the City of Toronto. Damage from the storm would be estimated...

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Cricket Across the Pond

Mayor Rob Ford was on hand for the announcement of the Toronto Mayor's Team which travel to England for a cricket match against a London team as part of the Cricket Across The Pond program.

North Albion students on Toronto Mayor’s Cricket Team heading to England

Twelve young athletes from across Toronto will be flying to Great Britain to take their place in the 2014 CIMA Toronto Mayor’s Cricket...

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Leandro Vignoli Brazilian blogger for the World Cup_14

Leandro Vignoli will blog about Brazilian football for the www.insidetoronto.com/worldcupTO website.

WORLD CUP: Brazil did not die; but are they stronger?

By LEANDRO VIGNOLI What does not kill you makes you stronger. After a dramatic but exhilarating victory over Chile on penalty...

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David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Excluding journalists a poor way for Mayor Ford to apologize to Toronto

THE CITY: Excluding journalists a poor way for Mayor Ford to apologize to Toronto

As I write this, it looks as though I’ll be greeting Mayor Rob Ford’s return from his paid leave of absence Monday afternoon in the hallway...

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TRAIN FLOOD

This photo of a man swimming away from a GO Train surrounded by flood waters last July in the Don Valley was sent to Metroland Media Toronto. A storm on Wednesday, June 25, night also caused flooding in the Don Valley but to the same extent as last year.

Improved communication by GO Transit helped lessen impact of flooding

Metrolinx is crediting recent improvements to its flood monitoring protocol in lessening the impacts to morning GO Transit commuters...

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Mayor Norm Kelly, left, and the city's general manager of transportation Stephen Buckly hold a media conference on Thursday.

Pondering flood protection for Don Valley Parkway, Bayview Extension

Preventing floods on the Don Valley Parkway like the one that happened during heavy rains Wednesday night will be expensive – and could...

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Election Provincial 2014

Estatic York South-Weston Liberal Laura Albanese arrives with her husband Germinio Politi at her victory party Thursday evening. Albanese won the riding over NDP challenger Paul Ferreira.

MPP Laura Albanese welcomes fresh mandate for York South-Weston

After the provincial Liberals were elected with a majority government, the newly re-elected York South-Weston MPP Laura Albanese welcomed...

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Eglinton LRT Construction west of Allen

Eglinton Crosstown LRT excavation –– summer 2013. (Aug. 30, 2013)

No Allen Expressway northbound closure for Crosstown construction

Metrolinx is backing off a proposal to close off northbound access to the Allen Expressway from Eglinton Avenue West to aid construction of...

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Hashtag AirBuds’ Brandon Sousa explores Augusta, Georgia off the course on Masters weekend

Whenever a host city focuses the spotlight on an internationally recognized event, it leaves in the...

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The tongue, according to Chinese medicine, gives us a glimpse of the state of our health in the same...

ENTERTAINMENT - The Guest List speaks with actor Emilo Vieira from Shakespeare in High Park

Emilio Vieira, a York University graduate, performs in Shakespeare in High Park until Aug. 31.

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Continuing with our theme featuring some of the countries participating in the cup, we will share...

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Although dog parks can provide a great place for your dog to burn off some energy, all too often we...

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