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Girl's 'surreal' death by TTC bus stuns family Family and friends of Scarborough teen Amaria Diljohn expressed disbelief at her death during a candlelight vigil Sunday evening, even as many questions about the fatal bus collision remain unanswered. “This is surreal to me that somebody actually | 4 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Team Canada downs Sweden in world junior tuneup OTTAWA—Curtis Lazar doesn’t need to score goals to make an impact.Lazar didn’t pick up a single point in Canada’s 5-2 win over Sweden in world junior hockey exhibition action Sunday night, but there was no denying his impact.Th | 5 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Leafs blanked by Blackhawks in road trip opener CHICAGO—It was the winter solstice, the longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere.For the Maple Leafs, the darkness could last even longer.The Blackhawks beat the Maple Leafs 4-0 on Sunday night, their third loss in a row in the opener o | 5 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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How Frank Dale, Peel Region's new chair, voted himself into the job The loser in the race for Peel Region chair is crying foul after the winner voted for himself, essentially breaking a tie.“It is completely unfair,” said John Sanderson, who ran against Frank Dale for the region’s top job. “The | 6 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Knicks' freefall wears down Jose Calderon The voice was quiet, the usual enthusiasm muted: no smiles, no laughs, nothing.The consistent losing is beating Jose Calderon down.“Nobody can be happy or feel comfortable in this situation,” Calderon said after his New York Knicks lost anot | 7 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Toronto woman's troubles turned around by unique housing program This week thousands across the GTA will celebrate Christmas. For one woman — an accountant by trade — who thanks to a unique housing program managed to push poverty away, the season will be like no other.“Every now and then, when I&#x | 8 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Food-bank system's absurd, but it shows we don't lack for helpers: Keenan If you spend a few weeks following a donation all the way through the food bank process, as I did researching a story that ran Sunday, you’re likely to be inspired (by the efforts of volunteers) and saddened (by the need the food bank serves). At s | 9 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Raptors soar to victory over struggling Knicks Lou Williams and Kyle Lowry each scored 22 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the New York Knicks 118-108 on Sunday for their sixth consecutive win. | 9 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The year's top foot-in-mouth moments from Canadian politics: Tim Harper OTTAWA—Say what?We’ve all done it: blurted out something we immediately wanted to take back.In Canadian politics, it was a banner year for blurting and regretting, but this being Ottawa, the blurting was always clearer than the regretting.Re | 10 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Door knock led to arrest of suspected drunk driver, police say A suspected drunk driver was arrested in Barrie on Sunday morning, after police say she and two other women were seen banging on the door of someone who didn't recognize them. | 11 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend